WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Originality is what versatile drummer Jeff Hamilton brings to his performances and is one of the reasons why he is constantly in demand recording or performing with his trio, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, the Clayton Brothers, or coleading the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.
In addition to his many recordings with Ray Brown, Jeff has been on nearly 200 recordings with artists such as Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Milt Jackson, Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Streisand, Mel Tormé, John Pizzarelli, Benny Carter, Lalo Schifrin, George Shearing, Dr. John, Clark Terry, Gene Harris, Toshiko Akioshi, Scott Hamilton, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Keely Smith, Bill Holman, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, and Mark Murphy. Jeff is a frequent guest of the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany. He also appeared in Natalie Cole's Great Performances PBS special, Unforgettable, and an Oscar Peterson documentary, Life in the Key of Oscar, as well as recording and performing throughout the world.