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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.


Duke Ellington

This site pays homage to one of America's most prestigious and creative composers, Duke Ellington. Offering an introduction to the many accomplishments of Mr. Ellington's career, which lasted over fifty years, is quite challenging, but the site serves as a nice introduction, particularly for younger students. Divided into five sections, users may want to start with the short biographical essay...
The Duke of American music makes an appearance on District of Columbia's quarter

Jazz man is first African-American to solo on U.S. circulating coin Mint produces D.C. quarter Duke Ellington Duke Ellington: Perdido Duke...