Chico Hamilton:: El Chico (1965)

El Chico takes Hamilton’s swinganova reworkings of the old songbook to new heights, with the added sound of Hungarian psychedelic-jazz troubadour Gabor Szabo’s acoustic guitar… the results of this confluence are romping and ragged.

Chico Hamilton :: Gengis

Who knew that jazz drummer extraordinaire Chico Hamilton and the mighty Little Feat recorded an album together in 1973? I didn’t — until the excellent Save Your Face blog included a few tunes from The Master on a recent Feat rarities comp.