Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

occupation

lyricist

performer

piantist

Composer

Conducting

Musician

Writer

religion

Christianity

social status

Professionals

born

1899

birthplace

Washington D. C.

died

1974

death place

New York

country of citizenship

United States

type

MusicArtist

generic agent

person/people

appears in search results as

Duke Ellington

family name

Ellington

gender

male

given name

Duke

'I Got it Bad'

'Night Creature'

Harlem Air-shaft & Sepia Panorama & Savoy Blues

It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing

Mood Indigo

sacred concert music

writer

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1429002498935: As a trumpet player [Arthur Whetsol] had a tonal p...

1429104941355: [In 1951] Johnny Hodges, Lawrence Brown, and Sonny...

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1429105731883: Willie "The Lion" Smith--would that I were suffici...

1429300994495: George James was known in Harlem as "Mexico." He w...

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1429303469197: Bubber Miley was from the body and soul of Soulsvi...

1429343026969: [Everything 'Tricky Sam' Joe Nanton did] was up th...

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1429611857713: We were playing a joint in Seattle in 1962, and ev...

1429612391131: When we were playing the Booker T. Washington thea...

1429613602014: When we returned from the Orient in 1972, we had t...

1429613965083: Alan Douglas of United Artists arranged a record d...

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'I Got it Bad'

'Night Creature'

It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing

Mood Indigo

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Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress

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