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From Wikipedia: Jimmy Hamilton (25 May 1917 – 20 September 1994) was an American jazz clarinetist, tenor saxophonist, arranger, composer, and music educator, best known for his twenty-five years with Duke Ellington.

Hamilton was born in Dillon, South Carolina, and grew up in Philadelphia. Having originally learnt to play piano and brass instruments, in the 1930s he started playing the latter in local bands, before switching to clarinet and saxophone. In 1939 he played with Lucky Millinder, Jimmy Mundy, and Bill Doggett, going on to join the Teddy Wilson sextet in 1940. After two years with Wilson, he played with Eddie Heywood and Yank Porter.

In 1943 he replaced Barney Bigard in the Duke Ellington orchestra, and stayed with Ellington until 1968. His style was very different on his two instruments: on tenor saxophone he had an R&B sound, while on clarinet he was much more precise and correct, though
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JIMMY HAMILTON Clarinet In High Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clarinet In High Fi
Swing 1955
JIMMY HAMILTON Jimmy Hamilton and the New York Jazz Quintet (aka Accent on Clarinet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Hamilton and the New York Jazz Quintet (aka Accent on Clarinet)
Swing 1956
JIMMY HAMILTON It's About Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's About Time
Swing 1961
JIMMY HAMILTON Can't Help Swinging album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Can't Help Swinging
Swing 1961
JIMMY HAMILTON In A Sentimental Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In A Sentimental Mood
Swing 1963
JIMMY HAMILTON Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet
Swing 1986
JIMMY HAMILTON Jimmy Hamilton And Clarinet Lament - Tribute To Barney Bigard And Russell Procope album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Hamilton And Clarinet Lament - Tribute To Barney Bigard And Russell Procope
Swing 2014

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JIMMY HAMILTON Rediscovered at the Buccaneer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rediscovered at the Buccaneer
Swing 1985

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JIMMY HAMILTON Sweet but Hot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet but Hot
Swing 1997
JIMMY HAMILTON Can't Help Swingin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Can't Help Swingin'
Swing 2009

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