Earl Hines was one of the greatest keyboard innovators in jazz. This compilation includes three sessions from the Hangover Club in San Francisco (1954), featuring Hines playing his famous Boogie Woogie On St Louis Blues, Piano Man, Rosetta and You’re The Cream In My Coffee, a session from Aalborg in Denmark (1965), featuring a medley of some of his own compositions, and a studio recording from New York (1974) featuring Harold Arlen standards including Over The Rainbow and Come Rain Or Come Shine. *” The enclosed programme not only does an excellent job of representing the music of Earl Hines it also shows him at a number of different stages in his career” - *from the new liner notes by Brian Priestley.
(a) Earl Hines (p) Gene Redd (tp & ts) Dicky Wells (tb) Morris Lane (ts) Carl Pruitt (b) Eddie Burns (dr)
(d) Earl Hines (p) Morten Hansen (b) Jørgen Kureer (dr)
(e) Earl Hines (p)