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Document Details


Title: Milt Hinton
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-193
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Collection: Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Description: Milt Hinton is a legendary double-bass player and teacher. Born June 23, 1910 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Hinton moved to Chicago's southside as a youngster and became involved in music through church and school. He played with Cab Calloway's Band for 16 years and has recorded extensively. Hinton remains active in the music world and also teaches.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/mhcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hinton, Milt, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 23-Jun-1910
Speaker place of birth: Vicksburg, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Jazz musician; Teacher
Age at speaking: 85
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 01-Aug-1995
Interviewer: Ridley, Larry, 1937-
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; History; Illinois; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jazz scene; Music history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024706-26407