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Gongs East!

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Released  1959
Release date  1959
Genre  Jazz
Length  38:15
Label  Warner Bros. Records
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Recorded  December 29 & 30, 1958 Los Angeles, CA
Gongs East! (1958)  The Three Faces of Chico (1959)
Artists  Chico Hamilton, The Chico Hamilton Quintet
Similar  Chico Hamilton albums, Jazz albums

Chico hamilton gongs east

Gongs East! is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton's Quintet recorded in 1958 and released on the Warner Bros. label. the album features some of the earliest recordings of Eric Dolphy.


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The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: " Dolphy has quite a few short solos on this rewarding music... Recommended".

Track listing

  1. "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, W. Franke Harling) - 2:59
  2. "Where I Live" (Gerald Wilson) - 2:57
  3. "Gongs East" (Chico Hamilton) - 5:04
  4. "I Gave My Love a Cherry" (Traditional) - 4:03
  5. "Good Grief, Dennis" (Carlson Smith) - 3:17
  6. "Long Ago (and Far Away)" (Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin) - 3:04
  7. "Tuesday at Two" (Wilson) - 3:59
  8. "Nature by Emerson" (Fred Katz) - 4:48
  9. "Far East" (Nat Pierce) - 4:38
  10. "Passion Flower" (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:04


  • Chico Hamilton - drums, gongs
  • Eric Dolphy - alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute
  • Nathan Gershman - cello
  • Dennis Budimir - guitar
  • Wyatt Ruther - bass
  • Songs

    1Beyond the Blue Horizon3:07
    2Where I Live4:03
    3Gongs East4:51


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