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  • In his first high-profile professional group, led by Chico Hamilton, Hall played alongside cellist Fred Katz in a group that did not feature a piano.Jim Hall (musician)-Wikipedia
  • From 1955 to 1956, Hall played in Chico Hamilton's quintet, a group associated with the cool jazz movement, and Hall's playing began to gain attention from critics and fellow musicians.Jim Hall (musician)-Wikipedia
  • While still at school, he played in bands with such contemporaries as Chico Hamilton and Buddy Collette.Dexter Gordon-Wikipedia
  • In 1961, Szabó became member of a quintet that was led by Chico Hamilton and included Charles Lloyd, playing what has been described as chamber jazz, with "a moderate avant-gardism."Gábor Szabó-Wikipedia
  • In 1955, Buddy Collette became a founding member of the unusually instrumented chamber jazz quintet, led by percussionist Chico Hamilton.Buddy Collette-Wikipedia
  • Faced with a dilemma of what to do for a rhythm section, Mulligan decided to build on earlier experiments and perform as a pianoless quartet with Baker on trumpet, Bob Whitlock on bass and Chico Hamilton on drums (later Mulligan himself would occasionally double on piano).Gerry Mulligan-Wikipedia

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