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Earl Hines

Earl Kenneth Hines known as Earl "Fatha" Hines, was an American jazz pianist and bandleader. He was one of the most influential figures in the development of jazz piano and, according to one source, "one of a small number of pianists whose playing shaped the history of jazz"; the trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie wrote, "The piano is the basis of modern harmony. This little guy came out of Earl Hines, he changed the style of the piano. You can find the roots of Herbie Hancock, all the guys who came after that. 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. There were individual variations but the style of... the modern piano came from Earl Hines."The pianist Lennie Tristano said, "Earl Hines is the only one of us capable of creating real jazz and real swing when playing all alone." Horace Silver said, "He has a unique style. No one can get that sound, no other pianist". Erroll Garner said, "When you talk about greatness, you talk about Art Tatum and Earl Hines".

Count Basie said that Hines was "the greatest piano player in the world". Earl Hines was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, 12 miles from the center of Pittsburgh, in 1903, his father, Joseph Hines, played cornet and was the leader of the Eureka Brass Band in Pittsburgh, his stepmother was a church organist. Hines intended to follow his father on cornet, but "blowing" hurt him behind the ears, whereas the piano did not; the young Hines took lessons in playing classical piano. By the age of eleven he was playing the organ in his Baptist church, he had a "good ear and a good memory" and could replay songs after hearing them in theaters and park concerts: "I'd be playing songs from these shows months before the song copies came out. That astonished a lot of people and they'd ask where I heard these numbers and I'd tell them at the theatre where my parents had taken me." Hines said that he was playing piano around Pittsburgh "before the word'jazz' was invented". With his father's approval, Hines left home at the age of 17 to take a job playing piano with Lois Deppe and His Symphonian Serenaders in the Liederhaus, a Pittsburgh nightclub.

He got his board, two meals a day, $15 a week. Deppe, a well-known baritone concert artist who sang both classical and popular songs used the young Hines as his concert accompanist and took him on his concert trips to New York. In 1921 Hines and Deppe became the first African Americans to perform on radio. Hines's first recordings were accompanying Deppe – four sides recorded for Gennett Records in 1923, still in the early days of sound recording. Only two of these were issued, one of, a Hines composition, "Congaine", "a keen snappy foxtrot", which featured a solo by Hines, he entered the studio again with Deppe a month to record spirituals and popular songs, including "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" and "For the Last Time Call Me Sweetheart". In 1925, after much family debate, Hines moved to Chicago, Illinois the world's jazz capital, the home of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver. Hines started in Elite No. 2 Club but soon joined Carroll Dickerson's band, with whom he toured on the Pantages Theatre Circuit to Los Angeles and back.

Hines met Louis Armstrong in the poolroom of the Black Musicians' Union, local 208, on State and 39th in Chicago. Hines was 21, Armstrong 24, they played the union's piano together. Armstrong was astounded by Hines's avant-garde "trumpet-style" piano playing using dazzlingly fast octaves so that on none-too-perfect upright pianos "they could hear me out front". Richard Cook wrote in Jazz Encyclopedia that most dramatic departure from what other pianists were playing was his approach to the underlying pulse: he would charge against the metre of the piece being played, accent off-beats, introduce sudden stops and brief silences. In other hands this might sound clumsy or all over the place but Hines could keep his bearings with uncanny resilience. Armstrong and Hines shared a car. Armstrong joined Hines in Carroll Dickerson's band at the Sunset Cafe. In 1927, this became Armstrong's band under the musical direction of Hines; that year, Armstrong revamped his Okeh Records recording-only band, Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five, hired Hines as the pianist, replacing his wife, Lil Hardin Armstrong, on the instrument.

Armstrong and Hines recorded what are regarded as some of the most important jazz records made.... with Earl Hines arriving on piano, Armstrong was approaching the stature of a concerto soloist, a role he would play more or less throughout the next decade, which makes these final small-group sessions something like a reluctant farewell to jazz's first golden age. Since Hines is magnificent on these discs the results seem like eavesdropping on great men speaking quietly among themselves. There is nothing in jazz finer or more moving than the playing on "West End Blues", "Tight Like This", "Beau Koo Jack" and "Muggles"; the Sunset Cafe closed in 1927. Hines and the drummer Zutty Singleton agreed that they would become the "Unholy Three" – they would "stick together and not play for anyone unless the three of us were hired", but as Louis Armstrong and His Stompers, they ran into difficulties trying to establish their own venue, the Warwick Hall Club. Hines went to New York and returned to find that Armstrong and Singleton had rejoined the rival Dickerson band at the new Savoy Ballroom in his absenc

NE postcode area

The NE postcode area known as the Newcastle upon Tyne postcode area, is a group of 61 geographic postcode districts for post towns: Alnwick, Bamburgh, Belford, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Boldon Colliery, Choppington, Cramlington, East Boldon, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Morpeth, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Shields, Riding Mill, Rowlands Gill, Seahouses, South Shields, Wallsend, Whitley Bay and Wylam in England. It is the largest of its kind in North East England which has other areas: SR, TS, DL, DH and part of TD, it incorporates the Tyneside area of Wear, as well as most of Northumberland. In 2011 it had a census, it has seven non-geographic postcode districts. The geographic series is consecutive but NE50 to NE59 do not exist; the original NE postal district spanned 1858 to 1866 for northeast London, abolished along with the S postcode, which became the Sheffield postcode area. The approximate coverage of the postcode districts: Postcode Address File List of postcode areas in the United Kingdom Royal Mail's Postcode Address File A quick introduction to Royal Mail's Postcode Address File

Pearl Jam 2007 European Tour

The Pearl Jam 2007 European Tour was a concert tour by the American rock band Pearl Jam. The tour consisted of thirteen dates including several festival appearances. Pearl Jam's performance on June 15, 2007 at the Heineken Jammin' Festival was cancelled due to a strong tornado that hit the park; the entire standing area for the show in London, England at Wembley Arena on June 18, 2007 was for members of the Pearl Jam fanclub. This was the band's only tour scheduled for 2007; the band elected not to release official bootlegs for this tour. The FutureheadsLinkin ParkComaIdlewildInterpolIncubusKings of LeonSatellite Party — Festivals and other miscellaneous performances A This concert was a part of "Optimus Alive!" B This concert was a part of "Festimad" C This concert was a part of "Nova Rock Festival" D This concert was a part of "Southside Festival" E This concert was a part of "Hurricane Festival" F This concert was a part of "Rock Werchter"Cancellations and rescheduled shows Pearl JamJeff Ament – bass guitar Stone Gossard – rhythm guitar Mike McCready – lead guitar Eddie Vedder – lead vocals, guitar Matt Cameron – drumsAdditional musiciansBoom Gaspar – Hammond B3 and keyboards

Ghost Town (Shiny Toy Guns song)

"Ghost Town" is the fifth single by Shiny Toy Guns, the second single from their second album Season of Poison. The single peaked at #26 on the Billboard Alternative Songs Chart. Shot as an animated video, it starts with a capture of an abandoned placard, which read "Welcome to Ghost Town, Population Dead." The video continues showing the band, all portrayed as cartoon characters, singing the song. While they invade the town with their out-loud performance, zombies are seen coming out of the ground. Nearing the end, all the ghosts, including all the band's members, disappear when struck with the sunlight; the music video was directed by Glen Hanson. It was remixed by American Drum and bass trio Evol Intent It was featured on an episode of The CW's 90210 It was featured on the first episode of The CW's Hellcats "Ghost Town" is performed by the Seattle Sounders FC marching band "Sound Wave" "Ghost Town" is used when the Ottawa Senators score a goal It was performed by the American Idol top 11 contestants in the Ford music video Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

The Hummingbird Project

The Hummingbird Project is a 2018 Canadian-Belgian drama thriller film about high-frequency trading and ultra-low latency direct market access and directed by Kim Nguyen produced by Pierre Even at Item 7. It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2018. It was released in the United States on March 15, 2019, by The Orchard and was released on March 22, 2019 in Canada by Elevation Pictures; the film opens as stockbroker Vincent Zaleski pitches Bryan Taylor on investing in a fiberoptic cable from Kansas electronic exchange to the New York Stock Exchange in order to front run orders in a new high-frequency trading operation. Taylor buys into the idea. Meanwhile and his cousin Anton Zaleski are still employed by Eva Torres, where Anton programs trading software. Eva is working on several ideas for HFT. Soon enough, Anton & Vincent quit, she insists that any code Anton created for her firm belongs to it, the thoughts in his head might be proprietary.

Vincent has hired Mark Vega to oversee the building of the fiberoptic cable tunnel. Vincent helps Mark purchase or lease the rights to land in order to make the cable as straight as possible. Any deviation in the shape of the tunnel will create delays in the trade. Anton is hard at work trying to shave 1 millisecond off the time it takes to front-run orders to NYC, his software will do it in 17 milliseconds, not fast enough to be competitive. It needs to be at least 16 milliseconds to be a viable enterprise for Taylor's firm. Eva finds an NYU student who has written a paper about microwave pulses to effect HFT, she hires him, starts the process of building a series of towers to make trades with microwaves. As Vincent struggles with everything from acquiring land, being diagnosed with cancer, broken drill bits, Eva manages to finish her microwave towers first, begins front-running the market. Eva takes revenge on Anton by having him arrested by the FBI for stock market fraud by using stolen property in the form of the software that he wrote for her company.

While in jail, a software bug that Anton had planted in Eva's firm is unleashed, causing a 20 millisecond slowdown in trades, rendering her microwaves useless. She drops the charges against Anton; as Vincent undergoes chemotherapy, Anton reveals his next idea for HFT involves neutrino messaging, it could cut the time from Kansas to NYC down to as little as 9 milliseconds. Jesse Eisenberg as Vincent Zaleski Alexander Skarsgård as Anton Zaleski Salma Hayek as Eva Torres Michael Mando as Mark Vega Sarah Goldberg as Mascha Anna Maguire as Jenny Frank Schorpion as Bryan Taylor Johan Heldenbergh as Amish Elder Kwasi Songui as Ray Ayisha Issa as Ophelia Troller In May 2017, it was announced Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgård had joined the cast of the film, with Kim Nguyen directing from a screenplay he wrote. Pierre Even served as a producer on the film, while Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger served as executive producers, under their Item 7, Automatik and HanWay Films banners, respectively.

In September 2017, Salma Hayek joined the cast, followed in October 2017 by Michael Mando. Principal photography began in Quebec in November 2017; the film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2018, was the opening gala at the Vancouver International Film Festival that month. Shortly after, The Orchard acquired U. S. distribution rights to the film. It had a limited release in the United States on March 15, 20 The communication systems portrayed in the film do exist. Spread Networks activated their straight fiber-optic cable in 2010 saving 175 miles over the existing route from Chicago to New York, their journey is depicted in Michael Lewis's book Flash Boys. McKay Brothers and Tradeworx began providing microwave radio service in 2012. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 57% based on 114 critical reviews. Mike McCahill of The Guardian gave the film two stars out of five, stating "We get intriguing ideas and locations, enough closeups of excavation equipment to enrapture plant-hire enthusiasts.

With few narrative or thematic hook-ups, though, I guarantee plenty of head scratching in front of this curio". Odie Herderson of gave the movie two stars out of four, commenting "Though Nguyen is the only credited writer here, “The Hummingbird Project” feels like one of those movies where nine different people contributed to the proceedings without reading what anybody else wrote. I was ready to check out. It’s a shame because the acting is quite good here an against-type Skarsgård, his Anton is rather complex and he gets one hell of a celebratory dance sequence. I identified with his little boogie-woogie. Ben Kenigsberg of The New York Times added "“The Hummingbird Project” may be too committed to its popcorn mechanics to double as a brainy exposé, but it pays other dividends. Eisenberg adds unexpected shades of humanity to his lizard persona from “The Social Network,” while a bald, unrecognizable Skarsgard pulls off the difficult feat of being sympathetically antisocial as a coder driven batty by his work.

As the geological and personal barriers the cousins face grow absurd, the movie works up a satisfying sweat". Janathan Dean of GQ noted " But in its own way, the film winds up as Margin Call meets Glengarry Glen Ross meets, The Social Network, and by harking back to the latter, the director has the Eisenberg we fe

Sergei Solovyov (film director)

Sergei Alexandrovich Solovyov is a Russian director, producer and actor. He was awarded by the Russian SFSR People's Artist title. Sergei Solovyov first experienced theatrical production as a child at the Theater of Youth Creativity directed by Matvey Dubrovin. Solovyov studied at all-Soviet state Institute of Cinematography, worked in Leningrad TV and Mosfilm studio. In 1975, he won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 25th Berlin International Film Festival for his film Sto dney posle detstva. Solovyov contributed to the Russian rock movement of the perestroika era, with such films as "Assa" and "Chyornaya roza - emblema pechali, krasnaya roza - emblema lyubvi". Both Soviet films prominently feature Russian rock music in soundtracks by Boris Grebenshchikov and his band Akvarium, he directed "Dyadya Vanya" and "Chayka". Solovyov was a professor of Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography and the chairman of Cinematographer's Union of Russia from 1994 to 1997. In 2000 he was a member of the jury at the 22nd Moscow International Film Festival.

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