Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an
American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led
Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and performer who is ... This
biography profiles his childhood, life, music career, achievements and timeline.
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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
The role of Duke Ellington in the history of the United States of America.
Dec 12, 2002 ... “It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.” Considered one of the greatest jazz
composers of all time, Duke Ellington had an enormous ...
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 ...
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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... According to Ellington, " on the piano you could develop your own musical, ...