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Bandleader, pianist, composer

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years. Wikipedia

Age: 75 (age at death)
Born: 29th April, 1899, Washington, D.C.
Died: 24th May, 1974, New York City, New York
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Nationality: American

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Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (1963)

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and Coleman Hawkins recorded on August 28, 1962 and released in February 1963 by Impulse! Records.

Duke's Big 4
Feeling of Jazz
Four Symphonic Works by Duke Ellingtion
I Got It Bad

The wise musicians are those who play what they can master


I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

The United States Steel Hour
Reveille with Beverly
Birth of the Blues
Belle of the Nineties

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