Oberlin College and Conservatory

Tiny Ref Desk Concert

Thursday, April 11 at 12:15pm to 12:40pm

Conservatory Library, Conservatory Central Unit, @ the Reference Desk
77 W College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Bass bash: Milt  Hinton’s Basses played by Peter Dominguez, professor of jazz studies and double bass, and his studio. Featuring  Hinton's Italian Bass (circa 1790) played by Milt when touring with Cab Calloway. Also played at the Cotton Club along with hundreds of recordings in the ’50s and ’60s.  King Bass featured in YouTube videos of Milt Hinton "Slap Bass." Blonde Kay Bass played by Milt in 1954 Sound of Jazz TV show with Billy Holiday, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, and others.

Event Type

Music

Departments

Administrative, Oberlin College Libraries

Cost

free

Contact Person

Kathy Abromeit

Contact Phone Number

440/775-5131

Contact E-mail Address

kabromei@oberlin.edu

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