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Item 587 - Earl 'Fatha' Hines Catalog 543 (Jan 2019)

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American jazz pianist and bandleader (1903-1983), who is considered one of the most influential figures in the development of jazz piano; his big band during the late 1920s consisted of legendary players like Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. Bandleader Count Basie once said that Hines was, 'the greatest piano player in the world.' Vintage glossy 10 x 8 publicity photo of Hines wearing a white suit and sitting at his Schulze Pollmann piano, signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, "To Harold, Keep Smilin, Yours fingerly, Earl 'Fatha' Hines.” In fine condition, with scattered light creasing.

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