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Earl 'Fatha' Hines (1903–1983)


Pianist, composer ("Everything Depends on You"), conductor and author educated at Schenley High School and in private piano study. He accompanied singers and was pianist for several instrumental groups, eventually forming his own band in Chicago in 1928, which he conducted into 1948 when he joined Louis Armstrong, remaining into 1951, thereafter ... See full bio »

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Known For

Company Man Soundtrack
(2000)
Eros ja Psykhe Soundtrack
(1998)
The Pacific Soundtrack

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 2017 The Sense of an Ending (performer: "Back O' Town Blues" - as Earl Hines)
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sunday Best (2012) ... (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (1921) - as Earl Hines)
  The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Peleliu Landing (2010) ... (performer: "Number Nineteen") / (writer: "Number Nineteen")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (as Earl Hines, "Chicago Rhythm")
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton (2005) ... (writer: "Rosetta" - as E. Hines)
 2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (performer: "Two Sleepy People")
 2000 Company Man (performer: "Bye Bye Baby")
 1998 Eros ja Psykhe (writer: "Stormy Monday Blues")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... (performer: "Beau Koo Jack" - as Earl Hines)
- A National Heirloom (1994) ... (performer: "Savoyagers Stomp", "Hear Me Talkin' to Ya", "West End Blues", "Chicago Breakdown", "Saint James Infirmary", "Fireworks" - as Earl Hines)
 1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Joanie Sommers (1961) ... (writer: "You Can Depend on Me" - uncredited)
 1951 The Strip (writer: "Hines' Retreat", "Fatha's Time" - uncredited)
 1936 Two Against the World (writer: "Everything Depends on You" (1935) - uncredited)
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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1980. See more »

Nickname:

Fatha

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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