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Baby! - Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - The Duke: Edward Kennedy Ellington

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  1. Check out Duke Ellington on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. Care Home Improvement Smart Home TV & Video Health & Household Whole Foods Amazon Launchpad Food & Grocery Home Audio & Theater Baby Free Shipping Pet Supplies Sports by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra on The Complete Ellington Indigos (HD.
  2. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the greatest jazz composers and a prolific performer of his time. Most of his musical works on instruments set standards for others, which were later adapted into songs.
  3. Duke Ellington’s “Ko-Ko,” which shouldn’t be confused with the later Charlie Parker composition, is a driving and slightly ominous sounding blues of a rather unusual construction. First recorded by the pianist for RCA Victor during early , it initially was a feature for two trombonists, Juan Tizol and Tricky Sam Nanton, along with.
  4. Born Edward Kennedy Ellington in , Duke Ellington played an estimated 20, performance dates and received both the French Legion of Honor and the American Presidential Medal of Freedom before his death in /5(2).
  5. November performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert at Chicago's Auditorium Theater. Photo from Barbara Wright-Pryor, who says: "I was Duke's choral director and am seated in the first row, fifth from right.” 1 Birth Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an African American composer, pianist and jazz band leader.
  6. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington.".
  7. Mar 03,  · Soon, he was playing, first solo, then with his band, the Washingtonians. , things changed as his band was asked to play at the Harlem hot spot, The Cotton Club. His reputation grew, as did his band as it grew to 12 members, being renamed "Duke Ellington and His Orchestra"/5.

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