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jazz Earl Hines Trio Live at Comblain-La-Tour Sonuma Archives 1966

Sonuma Archives 1966

Earl Hines Trio Live at Comblain-La-Tour Sonuma Archives 1966


Earl Hines was a true godfather of the jazz piano. With a life spanning most of the 20th Century, he grew up with the onset of popular jazz, becoming a pioneering bandleader in the pre-bebop period of swing and dance bands. In this role he hired future luminaries such as Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, who had the following to say: “If it hadn't been for Earl Hines blazing the path for the next generation to come, it's no telling where or how they would be playing now.” 

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  • Earl Hines | Pianist
  • Roland Haynes | Saxophonist
  • Wallace Bishop | Drummer
  • Serge Leroy | Movie director


  • Earl Hines / Harold Arlen / Ted Koehler, I've Got The World On A String
  • Earl Hines, I'm A Little Brown Bird Looking For A Bluebird
  • Earl Hines / Thomas Fats Waller, Portrait Of Fats Waller
  • Earl Hines / Paul Francis Webster / Sonny Burke, Black Coffee
  • Earl Hines / William Christopher Handy, Boogie Woogie on St. Louis Blues


  • Venue: Comblain-la-Tour (Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium)
  • Production date: 1966
  • Recording date: 1966
  • Duration: 42 min
  • Production: © Sonuma
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