Salute To Charlie Parker – Jimmy Hamilton

Clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton swings this tribute to "The Bird." Shout chorus is notated in all editions.

Jimmy Hamilton

May 25, 1917 – September 20, 1994

Jimmy Hamilton was born in Dillon, South Carolina, but grew up in Philadelphia, PA. At age seven he started studying trombone, then piano and then trumpet. In 1935, as a trumpet player, he became section mates with two other trumpet players, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Shavers, in the Frank Fairfax Orchestra. Read more...

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