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Oklahoma Stomp - Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - The Duke: Edward Kennedy Ellington

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  1. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington.".
  2. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from until his death over a Genres: Jazz, swing.
  3. Beginning with his "Jungle Band" to his "Famous Orchestra" which appeared at Carnegie Hall numerous times and even introduced several Jazz suite that Duke had composed, Ellington his the most successful and important orchestra leader in Jazz history.
  4. Get this from a library! The Duke: Edward Kennedy Ellington and his Orchestra.. [Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington Orchestra.].
  5. Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, - May 24, ) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music.
  6. Feb 04,  · Duke Ellington recorded for Brunswick from to , the period in which his great talent and great orchestra first flowered, whether the band was recording under his own name or such pseudonyms as the Washingtonians or the Jungle Band/5(15).

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