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Selected Clips from the Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project: Chico Hamilton, drums
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, one of four major research centers of The New York Public Library, is the world's leading publicly- accessible research institution for the study of the history and culture of peoples of African descent. During the 1990s, under the Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project (funded by the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.), the Center conducted video oral history interviews with Nat Adderley, Doc Cheatham, Jon Faddis, Art Farmer, Jimmy Heath, Milt Hinton, Yusef Lateef, Abbey Lincoln, Marian McPartland, Coleridge- Taylor Perkinson, Larry Ridley, Warren Smith, Grady Tate, Arthur Taylor, Clark Terry, Leon Thomas, Charles Tolliver, Tommy Turrentine, McCoy Tyner, Randy Weston and numerous other jazz musicians. Watch the full-length interview with Chico Hamilton here.
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