The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet

The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet is a live album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton's Quintet featuring multi-instrumentalist Buddy Collette recorded in 1955 but not released on the World Pacific label until 1960.[1][2]

The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet
Live album by
RecordedNovember 11, 1955
The Strollers in Long Beach, CA
LabelWorld Pacific WP-1287
ProducerRichard Bock
Chico Hamilton chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing

  1. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 6:05
  2. "Tea for Two" (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) - 5:34
  3. "Fast Flute" (Buddy Collette, Chico Hamilton) - 6:00
  4. "Change It" (Collette) - 2:37
  5. "Cute Little Deal" (Jo Jones) - 2:55
  6. "A Mood" (Fred Katz) - 3:51
  7. "This Is Your Day" (Collette) - 3:54
  8. "I'll Keep Loving You" (Bud Powell) - 2:15
  9. "Crazy Rhythm" (Roger Wolfe Kahn, Joseph Meyer, Irving Caesar) - 4:13



  1. Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 1200 series accessed August 12, 2015
  2. Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Pacific Jazz/Pacifica Album Discography accessed June 3, 2015
  3. Allmusic listing, accessed August 12, 2015
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