Chink Martin

Real Name:
Martin Abraham
Profile:
American jazz musician (tuba, guitar, bass), born June 10, 1886 in New Orleans, Louisiana, died January 7, 1981 in the same city.
Guitarist as a youth before choosing the tuba as his main instrument, Martin also played and recorded on the double bass.
Worked with Papa Jack Laine's Reliance Brass Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Halfway House Orchestra, The New Orleans Harmony Kings, New Orleans Swing Kings, Sharkey Bonano, Santo Pecora, Pete Fountain, Al Hirt and others.
His son Martin "Little Chink" Abraham is a jazz bassist.
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MARCH 1938 Chink Martin - I Never Knew What A Gal Could Do / Coal Cart Blues album art Original New Orleans Rhythm Kings / Clarence Williams Blue Five* Original New Orleans Rhythm Kings / Clarence Williams Blue Five* - I Never Knew What A Gal Could Do / Coal Cart Blues(Shellac, 10") Hot Record Society MARCH 1938 US 1938 Sell This Version
116 Chink Martin - Muskrat Ramble / Tailgate Ramble album art Sharkey's Dixieland Band* Sharkey's Dixieland Band* - Muskrat Ramble / Tailgate Ramble(Shellac, 10") Kappa Records (2) 116 US 1949 Sell This Version
115 Chink Martin - Farewell Blues / Tin Roof Blues album art Sharkey's Dixieland Band* Sharkey's Dixieland Band* - Farewell Blues / Tin Roof Blues(Shellac, 10") Kappa Records (2) 115 US 1949 Sell This Version
951 Chink Martin - In The Mood / Solo Mio Stomp album art Sharkey & His Kings Of Dixieland* Sharkey & His Kings Of Dixieland* - In The Mood / Solo Mio Stomp(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 951 US 1950 Sell This Version
1208 Chink Martin - Somebody Stole My Gal / With A Pack On My Back album art Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland - Somebody Stole My Gal / With A Pack On My Back (Single) Capitol Records 1208 US 1950 Sell This Version
1078 Chink Martin - Candy Baby / Peculiar Rag album art Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland - Candy Baby / Peculiar Rag(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 1078 US 1950 Sell This Version
846 Chink Martin - I'm Satisfied With My Gal / Over The Waves album art Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland - I'm Satisfied With My Gal / Over The Waves Capitol Records 846 US 1950 Sell This Version
121 Chink Martin - High Society / Shine album art Sharkey's Dixieland Band* Sharkey's Dixieland Band* - High Society / Shine(Shellac, 10") Kappa Records (2) 121 US 1950 Sell This Version
120 Chink Martin - Bucket Got A Hole In It / That's A'Plenty album art Sharkey's Dixieland Band* Sharkey's Dixieland Band* - Bucket Got A Hole In It / That's A'Plenty(Shellac, 10") Kappa Records (2) 120 US 1950 Sell This Version
H-266, H266 Chink Martin - Sharkey's Southern Comfort album art Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland - Sharkey's Southern Comfort (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records H-266, H266 US 1951 Sell This Version
NOB-12 Chink Martin - Samson's Delight / St. James Infirmary album art Frank Assunto 's The Dukes Of Dixieland Frank Assunto 's The Dukes Of Dixieland - Samson's Delight / St. James Infirmary(Shellac, 10") New Orleans Bandwagon NOB-12 US 1951 Sell This Version
H-321 Chink Martin - Dixieland Stylists album art Various Somebody Stole My Gal Various - Dixieland Stylists(10", Comp) Capitol Records H-321 US 1952 Sell This Version
F15837 Chink Martin - Dixieland Stylists album art Various Somebody Stole My Gal Various - Dixieland Stylists(7", Comp) Capitol Records F15837 US 1952 Sell This Version
S-LP-214 Chink Martin - Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies album art Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies - Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies(LP, Album) Southland Records S-LP-214 US 1954 Sell This Version
GHB-116 Chink Martin - Dixieland From The Famous Door album art Various Various - Dixieland From The Famous Door (Album) Southland Records GHB-116 US 1954 Sell This Version
LVA-3029 Chink Martin - New Orleans Styles album art New Orleans Rhythm Kings Featuring Paul Mares / Jones And Collins Astoria Hot Eight* Featuring Lee Collins (2) And Sidney Arodin / John Hyman's Bayou Stompers Featuring Johnny Wiggs New Orleans Rhythm Kings Featuring Paul Mares / Jones And Collins Astoria Hot Eight* Featuring Lee Collins (2) And Sidney Arodin / John Hyman's Bayou Stompers Featuring Johnny Wiggs - New Orleans Styles(10", Comp) "X" LVA-3029 US 1954 Sell This Version
S-LP 217 Chink Martin - Monk Hazel And His New Orleans Jazz Kings album art Monk Hazel And His New Orleans Jazz Kings Monk Hazel And His New Orleans Jazz Kings - Monk Hazel And His New Orleans Jazz Kings Southland Records S-LP 217 US 1955 Sell This Version
RLP 12-217 Chink Martin - New Orleans Contrasts album art Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin - New Orleans Contrasts Riverside Records RLP 12-217 US 1955 Sell This Version
LPM 10042 Chink Martin - Traditional Jazz album art Various She's Crying For Me Various - Traditional Jazz (Comp) RCA Italiana LPM 10042 Italy 1958 Sell This Version
S-LP-221 Chink Martin - Armand Hug and His New Orleans Dixielanders / Eddie Miller and His New Orleans Rhythm Pals album art Armand Hug, Eddie Miller (2) Armand Hug, Eddie Miller (2) - Armand Hug and His New Orleans Dixielanders / Eddie Miller and His New Orleans Rhythm Pals(LP, Album, Mono) Southland Records S-LP-221 1958 Sell This Version
SLP-240 Chink Martin - Shades Of New Orleans album art Shades Of New Orleans Shades Of New Orleans - Shades Of New Orleans (Album) G.H.B. SLP-240 US 1963 Sell This Version
JC 3L 30 Chink Martin - The Sound Of New Orleans (1917-1947) album art Various Panama and 5 more… Various - The Sound Of New Orleans (1917-1947) (Comp) Columbia JC 3L 30 UK 1963 Sell This Version
W 2137, W-2137 Chink Martin - The Jazz Story Volume 1 (Rare Records Of The Men And The Music: Mostly New Orleans)  album art Various The Eyes Of Texas Various - The Jazz Story Volume 1 (Rare Records Of The Men And The Music: Mostly New Orleans) (Comp) Capitol Records, Capitol Records W 2137, W-2137 US 1964 Sell This Version
8812 Chink Martin - Crescent City Rhythm 1923-1924 album art Various Mad (Cause You Treat Me This Way) and 7 more… Various - Crescent City Rhythm 1923-1924 (Comp) Riverside Records, Riverside Records 8812 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LP 243, GHB 143 Chink Martin - Bob Havens And His New Orleans All Stars album art Bob Havens Bob Havens - Bob Havens And His New Orleans All Stars(LP) Southland Records, G.H.B. LP 243, GHB 143 US 1964 Sell This Version