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Duke Ellington


Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from ...

Duke Ellington Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline


Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and performer who is ... This biography profiles his childhood, life, music career, achievements and timeline.

Duke Ellington - Pianist, Conductor, Songwriter - Biography.com


Biography.com profiles American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader Duke Ellington. Follow his prolific career as one of the originators of big-band jazz.

Duke Ellington - Tiki-Toki


... of the world. (Duke Ellington) ... Duke Ellington. About this timeline; Create a timeline; Contact; Login; Free sign up; Logout ... (Duke Ellington). Duke Ellington  ...

Duke Ellington | American musician | Britannica.com


Duke Ellington, byname of Edward Kennedy Ellington (born April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 24, 1974, New York, N.Y.) American pianist who ...

Duke Ellington - United States American History


The role of Duke Ellington in the history of the United States of America.

Duke Ellington: Jazz Legend - Tripod


-Page 1- Duke Ellington, also known as Edward Kennedy Ellington, was born on April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C., where he spent nearly one-third of his life.

Duke Ellington's Early Years - America's Story from America's Library


Timeline ... Duke Ellington's Early Years Duke Ellington was born in Washington D.C., and from an early age he loved music. When he was four years old, ...

Duke Ellington (1899–1974) - Kids Music Corner


Born: 29th April 1899 in Washington DC, USA. Duke Ellington's grave in New York Died: 24th May 1974 in New York, New York, USA. Buried: Woodlawn ...

Louis Armstrong House Museum - Timeline


Records ten selections with Duke Ellington in 1961, their only collaboration in the recording studio. Performs at a birthday celebration for President John F.

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A Duke Ellington Panorama Timeline


1913, 14, Ellington begins high school (majoring in art), where he earns the nickname Duke; Begins playing piano at the Poodle Dog Cafe and high school ...

Duke Ellington biographies and timeline | Songbook


Biographies Wikipedia Encyclopedia.com -- A paragraph and part of another which belong in the introductory section have been displaced to the end of the "At a ...

Timeline - Jazz in America


Duke Ellington records It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't' Got That Swing), the first jazz composition to use swing in the title. Clarinetist Benny Goodman begins his  ...