Duke Ellington


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Noun1.Duke Ellington - United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)Duke Ellington - United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
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Q Is there any family connection between Duke Ellington and Ray Ellington?
TERESA BREWER WITH COUNT BASIE /TERESA BREWER WITH DUKE ELLINGTON (AC A E) DURING the 1950s Teresa Brewer was one of the biggest stars in the world, with a series of top ten hits.
His presentation will include a discussion on the roots of jazz that produced great artists such as Scott Joplin, James Johnson, "Fats'' Waller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Erroll Garner, Dave Brubeck and Dave McKenna, followed by performances of some of their greatest pieces.
Duke Ellington as Pianist: A Study of Styles, by Matthew J.
AFTER reading a letter from one of your correspondents on Duke Ellington and his band, I decided to go and search through my old vinyls, as I felt sure I had one of his records.
T]hanks to this frank and sympathetic biography-whose every page is studded with sharp phrases and keen insights-we now seem to know Duke Ellington as well as we ever will or need to.
If you like the songs of Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Copland and Hywel Davies's A Duke Ellington Choral Suite, this is definitely the concert for you.
Money Jungle Terri Lyne Carrington Here Soweto Kinch is tackling the unhappy interaction between musical endeavour and capitalism on The Legend Of Mike Smith; in the States, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington is able to investigate the same issues with the help of a 50-year-old album by Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Charles Mingus.
It's 1937, and the train happens to transport Duke Ellington and his orchestra.
ABU DHABI, UAEAuAbu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presented two inspiring performances by Duke Ellington Big Band, one of AmericaAAEs most celebrated jazz bands, in Al-Ain and in Abu Dhabi on May 23 and May 25 respectively.
Abu Dhabi The American Community School was filled with the sounds of American jazz and blues as members of the Duke Ellington Big Band brought to life many of the iconic composer and musician's much-loved songs on Tuesday.
April 29 was declared Duke Ellington Day in New York City last year, and Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington, is determined to use the annual occasion as an opportunity to highlight the importance of music and arts programs in schools.

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