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Hamilton Price

Hamilton Price began playing Tuba at age 14 in his hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas. At 17, he switched his focus to the upright bass. He received his Bachelors degree in Classical Double Bass Performance from the University of Texas at Austin. Hamilton studied improvised music with bassist John Fremgen and pianist Jeff Hellmer, and studied Classical Double Bass with David Neubert. He played in Gerry Gibbs’ Thrasher Band for five years, which led him to Los Angeles where he lives today. Hamilton has been a consistent member of Billy Childs’ Chamber Jazz Ensemble and the Eric Reed Trio since moving to the west coast.


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