Fred grew up in Denver, studied guitar with Jim Atkins listened to Johnny Smith, played guitar in the NORAD Band in Colorado Springs and went to the University of Northern Colorado for Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in composition. He has taught at Bowling Green State University, St. Francis Xavier, Concordia College and has lived and/or played music in Denver, Toledo, Halifax, Montreal, Seattle, Houston, Dallas, Ft. Worth and Denton, Texas.
Some of the artists Fred has recorded with are Art Lande, Spike Robinson, Rob Mullins, David Friesen, Ed Soph, Dan Haerle, Kenny Wheeler, Marc Seales, Shelly Berg, Ndgu Chancellor, Lou Fischer, Pat Coil, Steve Houghton for labels which include Rabbit Ears Entertainment, Capri Records, Origin Records, Summit Records and North Texas Jazz.
The Fred Hamilton Trio: Fred Hamilton - Guitar, Ken Walker - Bass, and Jim White - Drums
“There is nothing better than the joy I feel when creating music in the moment with like minds and good friends. Taking chances, embracing the unexpected and having fun! Concert halls, jazz festivals, clubs, recording studios, and music classrooms are where I explore the many colors of my musical life.” - Fred Hamilton
Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club presents
The Fred Hamilton Trio
Thursday, November 8 - SET ONE: 6:30-8 pm | SET TWO: 8:30-10 pm
An artist fee of $12 per guest applies to this show. Reservations recommended!