Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 ...


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


The Official Website of Jazz Legend Duke Ellington.


Apr 25, 2019 ... Duke Ellington, byname of Edward Kennedy Ellington, (born April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 24, 1974, New York, N.Y.), ...


Duke Ellington was one of the most important creative forces in the music of the twentieth century. His influence on classical music, popular music, and, of course  ...


Find Duke Ellington biography and history on AllMusic - Duke Ellington was the most important composer in…


Find Duke Ellington bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Greatest all-round musical figure of the 20th…


Explore releases and tracks from Duke Ellington at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Duke Ellington at the Discogs Marketplace.


Duke Ellington artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music.