Jimmy Hamilton

Jimmy Hamilton (May 25, 1917 – September 20, 1994) was an American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, who was a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 25, 1917 (Dillon), Died September 20, 1994 (Saint Croix)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, clarinet, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-0262 10-in. 5/11/1945 Caravan Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0265 10-in. 5/14/1945 In a sentimental mood Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0274 10-in. 5/16/1945 Every hour on the hour (I fall in love with you) Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Al Hibbler Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0518 10-in. 7/30/1945 Things ain't what they used to be Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0662 10-in. 10/8/1945 Tell ya what I'm gonna do Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0663 10-in. 10/8/1945 Come to baby, do! Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0949 10-in. 11/26/1945 I'm just a lucky so-and-so Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Al Hibbler Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0951 10-in. 11/26/1945 The wonder of you Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2093 10-in. 7/9/1946 Rockabye river Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2095 10-in. 7/9/1946 Transblucency (a blue fog that you can almost see through) Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2096 10-in. 7/9/1946 Just squeeze me (but don't tease me) Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2113 10-in. 8/26/1946 Back home again in Indiana Duke Ellington Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2114 10-in. 8/26/1946 Blue is the night Duke Ellington Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2115 10-in. 8/26/1946 Lover man (Oh, where can you be?) Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano and female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2116 10-in. 8/26/1946 Just you, just me Duke Ellington Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2117 10-in. 8/26/1946 Beale Street blues Duke Ellington Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2130 10-in. 9/3/1946 Swamp fire Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2131 10-in. 9/3/1946 Royal garden blues Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Columbia 28617 10-in. 9/12/1940 I'm all for you Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Columbia 28618 10-in. 9/12/1940 I hear music Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Columbia 28619 10-in. 9/12/1940 The same old story Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Columbia 28620 10-in. 9/12/1940 Practice makes perfect Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Columbia 31002 10-in. 8/07/1941 Jim Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia 31003 10-in. 8/07/1941 I cover the waterfront Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia 31004 10-in. 8/07/1941 Love me or leave me Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hamilton, Jimmy," accessed April 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103204.

Hamilton, Jimmy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103204.

"Hamilton, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 April 2024.

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