Duke Ellington & His Orchestra



Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

Rating
Active
1920 to 1980
Location
United States
Biography
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra is perhaps the greatest of all Jazz bands. The group stayed together for over fifty years and recorded and wrote some of America's greatest music. The band started in New York City under name of the Washingtonians in 1923, they then briefly became known as Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra, then as Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra from 1927 to 1930. It was through weekly radio broadcasts from the Cotton Club that the orchestra gained nationwide exposure and became famous. After 1931 the band was billed as Duke Ellington and his Orchestra.
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Top Songs by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra


Dance Music From The 20S And 30S (Cheek To Cheek)

Mood Indigo

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Isfahan

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Mood Indigo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Chlo-e

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All We Have

Three Little Words

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Lullaby of Birdland

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Moonlight Jazz Moods

All Too Soon

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Backline Volume 56

Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

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Where or When

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Ain't Misbehavin'

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Big Bands: Duke Ellington

Big Bands: Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra October 7, 2016

21 Tracks

Through the Roof

Through the Roof

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra December 9, 2013

12 Tracks

A Portrait of Duke Ellington

A Portrait of Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra April 2, 2013

46 Tracks

Concert in the Virgin Islands

Concert in the Virgin Islands

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra December 20, 2011

11 Tracks

The Duke

The Duke

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra November 4, 2011

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Jazz Masters

Jazz Masters

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra September 13, 2011

15 Tracks

Piano in the Background

Piano in the Background

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra January 1, 2011

9 Tracks

The Nutcracker Suite

The Nutcracker Suite

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra December 20, 2010

9 Tracks

Duke Ellington's Greatest Hits

Duke Ellington's Greatest Hits

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra June 1, 2010

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