Earl Hines



Earl Hines

Rating
Active
1920 to 1990
Born
December 28, 1903 in Duquesne
Died
April 22, 1983
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines, (28 December 1903 - 22 April 1983) was a jazz musician, often referred to as "the first modern jazz pianist". In 1928 (on his 25th birthday) Hines began leading his own big band. For over 10 years his was "The Band" in Al Capone's Grand Terrace Cafe -- Hines was Capone's "Mr Piano Man". Hines recorded for Victor in 1929, then after a gap for Brunswick from 1932-1934, Decca from 1934-1935, then after another gap, Vocalion from 1937-1938 and Bluebird from 1939-1942 (nearly all among the best Black Jazz of the era).
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Top Songs by Earl Hines


St Louis Blues

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Monday Date

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Stormy Monday Blues

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Ambassador Satch

Undecided

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Skylark

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The Mighty Fatha

Smoke Rings

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The Mighty Fatha

A Sunday Kind of Love

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Classic Earl Hines Sessions

Jelly, Jelly

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Caution Blues

Blues in Thirds (Caution Blues)

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Anthology Of American Folk Songs / Livin' With The Blues

Bye Bye Blackbird

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Legend of Earl Hines

The Legend of Earl Hines

Earl Hines November 18, 2017

18 Tracks

Jazz Figures / Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Volume 2 (1937-1946)

Jazz Figures / Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Volume 2 (1937-1946)

Earl Hines November 9, 2017

20 Tracks

Piano Man!

Piano Man!

Earl Hines September 18, 2016

25 Tracks

A Monday Date

A Monday Date

Earl Hines July 12, 2016

12 Tracks

The Mighty Fatha

The Mighty Fatha

Earl Hines June 24, 2016

16 Tracks

Duet

Duet

Earl Hines November 20, 2015

8 Tracks

Fatha & His Flock on Tour

Fatha & His Flock on Tour

Earl Hines November 20, 2015

12 Tracks

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