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Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

Jazz Birthdays -Duke Ellington April 29


Duke Ellington 1899 - 1974
Published in Jazz Birthdays
Sunday, 29 January 2012 16:50

The Ellington Century


The Ellington Century demonstrates how Duke Ellington's music is as vital to musical modernism as anything by Stravinsky, more influential than anything by Schoenberg, and has had a lasting impact on jazz and pop that reaches from Gershwin to contemporary R&B.

Published in Books
Sunday, 28 July 2013 09:39

Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington


“Teachout restores this jazzman to his deserved place in the pantheon of American artists.”The New York Times -  “A masterpiece.” Seattle Times

Published in Books
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 15:01

Great Quotes - Duke Ellington


”“The wise musicians are those who play what they can master” Duke Ellington

Published in Great Quotes