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              NEA Jazz Master Foreststorn "Chico" Hamilton

September 19, 2005
Further Adventures of El-Chico

Joyous Shout! is pleased to announce that Legendary Jazz Drummer and Bandleader Foreststorn "Chico" Hamilton will be hitting the road extensively throughout the Fall, starting off with a SPECIAL performance October 1st on the Los Angeles Jazz Institute Presents: Jazz West West Coast 3 Legends of the West at the Four Points Sheraton @ LAX in LA, where Chico will be performing with his "Euphoria" group featuring Cary DeNigris on guitar, Paul Ramsey on bass, Evan Schwam on flute, soprano & tenor saxes, and Andrew Hadro on flute, alto & baritone saxes, and Chico will also be featuring Special Guest Appearances by Paul Horn, Fred Katz & John Pisano. October 7th, Chico will be appearing on the Lively Arts Series @ Montgomery Community College in Philadephia. On October 22nd, Chico will be performing on the NEA sponsored Jazz Masters Pass It On Series with his "Euphoria" group and a special guest appearance from drummer Marcus Gilmore (grandson of Roy Haynes) @ The Jazz Gallery in NYC. Chico's year will close out with a show on December 2nd @ the American Museum of Natural History in NYC which will be recorded by WBGO-FM Radio for future broadcast. 
Chico's 2005 started off with a quick jaunt to the West Coast to participate in the IAJE, putting in a guest appearance with Jackie Harris' Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Camp All-Stars, and performing on the NEA Jazz Masters Award Ceremony & Concert with Geri Allen, and then continuing to Seattle with a two night stand with his "Euphoria" group at a WONDERFUL venue, The Triple Door. The Summer started off with Chico's DEBUT appearance on the Playboy Jazz Festival in LA at the Hollywood Bowl, and continued with a NEA Jazz Master Touring Initiative show @ the Artists Collective in Hartford, CT (w/ special guest vocalist Bill Henderson). Other Summer shows included the Chicken Bone Beach Music Series on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, the Out-Of-Doors Festival at Lincoln Center in NYC, the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton,  NY, and the season finale of Jazz Forum's Summer Series with at the City Hall Plaza in Mount Vernon, NY.
Chico was awarded a NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for 2004 at the IAJE Convention in NYC this past January. The Jazz Masters Fellowship is awarded by the NEA to recognize distinguished Jazz artists who have made a significant contribution to the art form. In 2002 Chico was awarded the WLIU-FM Radio Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 1997 Chico received the Beacons in Jazz Award from the New School University Jazz & Contemporary Music Program in recognition for his "significant contribution to the evolution of Jazz." 
On September 22nd, Rong Music will be releasing on 12" vinyl Kerry's Caravan from Mudd Feat. Chico Hamilton, a moody yet stunning slice of modern music and a molten melting pot ready made for filling the dance floor with remixes from long-term Idjut Boys collaborator and Fiasco imprint boss Ray Mang!! Mudd, a.k.a. the UK's own Paul N. Murphy, is best known as a member of the London based Afro-Dance ensemble Akwaaba, whose single Just Pilau was turned into an anthem at NYC's Body & Soul by Francois Kevorkian. This 12" is available for order online by pointing your browser @ http://syntaxrecordings.com.
Stay tuned for more details on Further Adventures of El-Chico, and more info on the Chico's new string of recordings to be released in 2006, with sounds which will show why Foreststorn "Chico" Hamilton is "Still THE Man" for EACH & EVERY GENERATION!!
Chico Hamilton is booked worldwide thru:
(chris@concertedefforts.com, tel. 617.969.0810). 
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Jeffrey Andrew Caddick
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Evansville IN 47716 USA
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