Watch (and hear) Rowdy Yates, played by a young Clint Eastwood, in the CBS TV western, Rawhide..and yes, that's Buddy Ebsen (Jed Clampett from the Beverly Hillbillies) on piano.
Music soothes the savage crowd when he sings 'Beyond the Sun'.
The article below shows quite clearly that Mr Eastwood has a more than a passing interest in music. He has scored some of his movies; has himself played and sung in a number of them. Some films he has made have been about musicians...more than a passing interest.
Below are 2 links to articles about the death of Lennie Niehaus, earlier this year. Lennie and Clint had known each other and worked together for years.