Support Public Radio
Find a public radio station
Read Earl Hines: Big Bands And Beyond On A New Box Set
April 11, 2013 – Hines' right hand played lines in bright, clear octaves. His left hand had a mind of its own.
Listen Earl Hines: ' '65 Piano Solo'
August 1, 2001 – Hines revolutionized the 1920s "stride" piano style by playing unusual accents with his left hand.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor