Chink Martin

Real Name:
Martin Abraham.
Profile:
American jazz tuba, guitarist, & bass player.
Guitarist as a youth before choosing the tuba as his main instrument, Martin also played & recorded on the double-bass
Worked with : "Papa Jack Laine's Reliance Brass Band", "New Orleans Rhythm 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.

Born : June 10, 1886 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Died : January 07, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Instruments & Performance

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
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
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 US 1950 Sell This Version
951 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
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(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 846 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
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
Chink Martin - Dixieland From The Famous Door album art Various Various - Dixieland From The Famous Door (Album) Southland Records 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-214 Chink Martin - Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies album art Jack Delaney Jack Delaney - Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies(LP, Album) Southland Records S-LP-214 US 1954 Sell This Version
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 US 1955 Sell This Version
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 US 1951 Sell This Version
Chink Martin - New Orleans Contrasts album art Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin - New Orleans Contrasts Riverside Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Chink Martin - Traditional Jazz album art Various She's Crying For Me Various - Traditional Jazz (Comp) RCA Italiana 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
Chink Martin - Shades Of New Orleans album art Shades Of New Orleans Shades Of New Orleans - Shades Of New Orleans (Album) G.H.B. US 1963 Sell This Version
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 US 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
Chink Martin - Pioniere Des Jazz album art Various She's Crying For Me Various - Pioniere Des Jazz (Comp) AMIGA German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1965 Sell This Version
R-2092, JM-65-2 Chink Martin - The Crawford-Ferguson Night Owls album art The Crawford-Ferguson Night Owls The Crawford-Ferguson Night Owls - The Crawford-Ferguson Night Owls(LP, Mono) New Orleans Originals, New Orleans Originals R-2092, JM-65-2 US 1965 Sell This Version
A.A.Z. Chink Martin - New Orleans Rhythm Kings album art New Orleans Rhythm Kings New Orleans Rhythm Kings - New Orleans Rhythm Kings(10", Album, Comp, Mono) Audubon A.A.Z. UK 1969 Sell This Version
AR/LP/12016 Chink Martin - Rare, Hot & Fine Vol.1 album art Various Sobbin Blues Various - Rare, Hot & Fine Vol.1(LP, Comp) Ariston AR/LP/12016 Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Chink Martin - This Is Jazz / Vol. 2 / The Hot Years album art Various Everybody Loves Somebody Blues (But Nobody Loves Me) Various - This Is Jazz / Vol. 2 / The Hot Years (Comp) RCA Italy 1976 Sell This Version
Chink Martin - I Re Del Jazz album art Various She's Crying For Me Various - I Re Del Jazz (Comp) Selezione Dal Reader's Digest Italy 1979 Sell This Version
OM 128/30 Chink Martin - Jazz album art Various Milenberg Joys Various - Jazz(3xLP, Comp + Box) Opus Musicum OM 128/30 Germany 1980 Sell This Version