MILT HINTON

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Milt “The Judge” Hinton was regarded as the Dean of jazz bass players. He was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1910, and at the age of eleven moved to Chicago with his family. He began his musical education by taking private violin lessons, but while attending Chicago's Wendell Phillips High School and playing in a band sponsored by the Chicago Defender newspaper, he learned to play bass horn, tuba, cello, and eventually the bass violin. Like many aspiring Southside musicians of his generation, he was influenced by the legendary educator, Major N. Clark Smith. During the late 1920s and early 30s, Milt worked as a freelance musician in Chicago and performed with legendary jazz artists including Freddie Keppard, Zutty Singleton, Jabbo Smith, Erskine Tate, and Art Tatum. His first steady job was with a band led by Tiny Parham, followed by a stint with violinist Eddie South’s Orchestra. Milt’s earliest read more...
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The Basement TapesThe Basement Tapes
Chiaroscuro Records 2003
$8.48
$10.95 (used)
Old Man TimeOld Man Time
Reissued
Chiaroscuro Records 1995
$10.53
$9.95 (used)
Milt Hinton: The Judge at His Best - The legendary Chiaroscuro sessions 1973-1995Milt Hinton: The Judge at His Best - The legendary Chiaroscuro sessions 1973-1995
Reissued
Chiaroscuro Records 2001
$11.09
$1.79 (used)
Summit Reunion 1992Summit Reunion 1992
Chiaroscuro Records 1994
$8.10
$4.43 (used)
East Coast Jazz / 5East Coast Jazz / 5
Extra tracks · Remastered
Rhino 2001
$25.51
$8.88 (used)
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MILT HINTON East Coast Jazz - 5 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
East Coast Jazz - 5
Swing 1955
MILT HINTON Milt Hinton And Friends: Here Swings The Judge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Hinton And Friends: Here Swings The Judge
Swing 1974
MILT HINTON Bassically With Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bassically With Blue
Swing 1976
MILT HINTON Milt Hinton /  Bob Rosengarden  /  Hank Jones : The Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt Hinton / Bob Rosengarden / Hank Jones : The Trio
Swing 1977
MILT HINTON The Judge's Decision album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Judge's Decision
Swing 1984
MILT HINTON Back To Bass-ics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back To Bass-ics
Swing 1984
MILT HINTON The Basement Tapes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Basement Tapes
Swing 1989
MILT HINTON Old Man Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Old Man Time
Swing 1990
MILT HINTON Laughing at Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Laughing at Life
Big Band 1994
MILT HINTON Summit Reunion 1992 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summit Reunion 1992
Swing 1994

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MILT HINTON Basses Loaded album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basses Loaded
Swing 1955

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MILT HINTON The Judge at his Best: The legendary Chiaroscuro sessions, 1973- 1995 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Judge at his Best: The legendary Chiaroscuro sessions, 1973- 1995
Swing 2001

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