July 16, 2011 at 6:14 pm (cinema, crime, jazz, Jim D, media, plutocrats)
Back in 1957: an amazing premonition:
All we lack right now is the Chico Hamilton Quintet.
July 17, 2011 at 1:42 pm
Good clip. Just shows slimeballs are nothing new. Looked up Chico Hamilton he’s still recording at nearly 90. Don’t know about the rest of the quintet.
July 17, 2011 at 5:07 pm
Chico with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952, playing ‘Frensi’:
July 18, 2011 at 9:59 pm
Jim Hall is still alive and playing. I think John Pisano was in a later version of the CHQ but was interviewed in a recent documentary on Herb Alpert. Buddy Collette died about a year or two ago.
Almost the whole of the original quintet featured on an album called ‘Reunion’ made, I think in the 90s.
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