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Duke Ellington

a listener"s guide

by Eddie Lambert

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-328), discography (p. 329-347), and index.

    StatementEddie Lambert.
    SeriesStudies in jazz ;, no. 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.E44 L33 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL374619M
    ISBN 100810831619
    LC Control Number98036431

    Early life and career Ellington grew up in a secure middle-class family in Washington, D. Both his parents were pianists. He was the leader of a band of five other musicians, which eventually grew into a piece ensemble. Unfortunately, starting a regular pattern, Ellington's longer works were generally not well received. In the late twenties, Edna followed Ellington to New York, but the couple soon separated.

    In Duke Ellington recorded an album with Frank Sinatra. He was the leader of a band of five other musicians, which eventually grew into a piece ensemble. He triumphed on both counts. When he was seven, Ellington began learning to play the piano.

    He triumphed on both counts. Black, Brown and Beige debuted at Carnegie Hall on January 23,beginning an annual series of Ellington concerts at the venue over the next four years. His hope that television would provide a significant new outlet for his type of jazz was not fulfilled. So he called me Duke.


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