KEEPING TIME: The Life, Music and Photographs of Milt Hinton

Photo Album


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Color photo - 1989: Milt Hinton and his bass. Milt wears a tuxedo and clocks are behind him, a large grandfather clock on the right with the words “Old Man Time” superimposed on the clock face.
Album cover
Photo by Rollo Phlecks, 1989

“Milt is the standard that all of us try to measure up to.”
—Bassist Ron Carter

Spanning almost 70 years, Milt Hinton’s extensive musical recordings appear on a variety of albums. Here are some highlights:

George Russell and His Orchestra: Jazz in the Space Age
(GRP Records, 1960, re-released, 1998)

Quincy Jones and His Orchestra: The Quintessence
(GRP, 1961, re-released, 1997)

Milt Hinton and Friends: Here Swings The Judge
(Progressive Records, 1964, re-released, 2001)

Milt Hinton, Bob Rosengarden and Hank Jones: The Trio
(Chiaroscuro, 1977)

Branford Marsalis: Trio Jeepy
(Sony, 1989)

Milt Hinton: Old Man Time
(Chiaroscuro Jazz, 1989)

John Benson Brooks’ Alabama Concerto
(OJC, 1991)

Milt Hinton: Laughing at Life
(Sony, 1994)

Marian Mc Partland’s Piano Jazz with Guest Milt Hinton
(The Jazz Alliance, 1995)

Percussion and Bass: Jo Jones and Milt Hinton
(Fresh Sound, 1996)

Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, 1934–1937
(Classics Records, 1996)

Tiny Parham and His Musicians (1929–1940)
(Classics Records, 1996)

Milt Hinton: East Coast Jazz/5
(Rhino Records, 2001)

Milt Hinton: The Judge at His Best
(Chiaroscuro Jazz, 2001)

Milt Hinton: Bassically With Blue
(Black & Blue Records, 2002 )

Milt Hinton: The Basement Tapes
(Chiaroscuro Jazz, 2003)

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