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Duke Ellington

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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, ... Ellington went to Armstrong Technical High School in Washington, D.C. He gained .... Ell...

U Street Jazz - Performers - Ellington's Washington

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Duke Ellington (1899-1974) grew up in Washington, D.C. during one of the most difficult ... For high school in 1913, Ellington choose to attend Armstrong Manual ...

Duke Ellington's Washington: Notable Black Washingtonians - PBS

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It was into this world that Duke Ellington was born in Washington's west end on April 29, ... Is My Mistress, he confesses that he did not take to the piano in childhood. ... when he began hanging out with other high school and college students as well .... high and Ellington is about as high as you can go," Yarborough has sai...

Duke Ellington's Washington - PBS

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What did that mean and how did that feel to you as you grew up? .... Well, Duke Ellington learned some of the music from watching the keys go down and ... TAYLOR: Segregation made Dunbar, Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School was named ...

Duke Ellington Biography - life, death, history, mother, son ...

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Duke Ellington is considered by many to be one of America's most brilliant jazz ... On April 29, 1899, Edward Kennedy Ellington was born in Washington, D.C., ... to sit down for hours reading about someone when you can just go on this website i ... for over 20 biographies i have done in school for black history month. thanks .....

Did Duke Ellington go to school - Answers.com

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Duke Ellington attended Garnet Elementary School and went to Armstrong Manual Training School, intending to study commercial art. He dropped out of ...

Duke Ellington - United States American History

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The role of Duke Ellington in the history of the United States of America. ... Three months shy of graduation, Duke dropped out of school and began his life as a ...

Duke Ellington: Biography, Songs & Facts | Study.com

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In this lesson, you will learn about Duke Ellington, an American jazz legend. His musical works were known for their elegance and sophistication...

Duke Ellington School of the Arts

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High school providing pre-professional arts training combined with a college preparatory academic program. Site describes admissions, curriculum, and the ...

Duke Ellington Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Make research projects and school reports about Duke Ellington easy with credible ... However, he did begin to take the piano more seriously as a high school ...

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

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Education: Armstrong Technical High School. Place of ... An originator of big- band jazz, Duke Ellington was an American composer, pianist and bandleader who ...

Duke Ellington Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline

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Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and performer who is among ... He pursued his education from Armstrong Technical High School in ... The first job that he did was of selling peanuts at Washington Senators baseball games. .... Any More,” “Prelude to a Kiss,” “Solitude,” and “I Let a Song Go out of My Heart ”.

Duke Ellington's Washington - PBS

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SMITH: Now Ellington never graduated from high school, so when you speak about ... HORTON: For a period of his life, Duke Ellington's father was a butler and he served in ... or their class picture and I used to watch what he did to take the pictures. ... HARROD: Sometimes I'd go in the reading room and sit up and read but I ...