Salute To Charlie Parker – Jimmy Hamilton
Clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton swings this tribute to "The Bird." Shout chorus is notated in all editions.
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- Recording: Jimmy Hamilton - Clarinet In HiFi
- Recorded on: October, 1954
- Label: Fresh Sound (SP) (SCD 889676)
- Concert Key: C
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Clarinet - Jimmy Hamilton
- Trumpet - Ernie Royal
- Tenor Sax - Lucky Thompson
- Piano - Earl Knight
- Guitar - Sidney Gross
- Bass - Oscar Pettiford
- Drums - Osie Johnson
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...