The Three Faces of Chico

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The Three Faces of Chico
The Three faces of Chico.jpg
Studio album by Chico Hamilton Quintet
Released 1959
Recorded February 25, 1959
Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Label Warner Bros. WS 1344
Chico Hamilton chronology
Gongs East!
(1958)Gongs East!1958
The Three Faces of Chico
That Hamilton Man
(1959)That Hamilton Man1959

The Three Faces of Chico is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton recorded in 1959 and released on the Warner Bros. label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

The AllMusic review by Matt Collar states: "This is a highly recommended set of progressive late-'50s modern jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chico Hamilton except as indicated

  1. "Miss Movement" (Eric Dolphy) - 2:16
  2. "She's Funny That Way" (Richard A. Whiting, Neil Moret) - 2:49
  3. "Trinkets" - 4:27
  4. "More Than You Know" (Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu) - 5:53
  5. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) - 2:37
  6. "Where or When" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 2:25
  7. "Happy Little Dance" - 2:14
  8. "Newport News" (Kenny Dorham) - 4:37
  9. "I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) - 2:56
  10. "No Speak No English, Man" - 0:26



  1. ^ Eric Dolphy Catalog accessed June 4, 2015
  2. ^ a b Collar, Matt. The Three Faces of Chico – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 4, 2015.