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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Duke Ellington Studies is the second volume on Duke Ellington published by Cambridge; the first is The Cambridge Companion to Duke Ellington, edited by Edward Green (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014).
Her famous performance in John Butler's Portrait of Billie--which, legend has it, brought Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to tears--is sure to get a nod.
A FILM of the jazz legend Duke Ellington playing in Coventry Cathedral has been restored for a new screening.
Q Is there any family connection between Duke Ellington and Ray Ellington?
1932 DUKE Ellington and his orchestra recorded It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) in New York.
Two recent books offer a glimpse of current directions in Ellington scholarship, reasserting the importance of these methodological questions: Duke Ellington's America by Harvey G.
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.
-- Jazz composer Duke Ellington's grandson is urging New York's highest court to reinstate his lawsuit seeking half the foreign royalties from Ellington's music for his heirs.
* Duke Ellington as Pianist: A Study of Styles, by Matthew J.
It looks a bit odd to see a program called "Duke Ellington and the Harlem Jazz Craze" on the Oregon Bach Festival lineup.
[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." TOM NOLAN

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