Duke Ellington



Duke Ellington

Rating
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1914 to 1974
Born
April 29, 1899 in Washington, D.C.
Died
May 24, 1974
Location
Washington, United States
A.K.A.
American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader
Genres
Rock
Biography
Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. Duke Ellington composed over 3000 songs, including: "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Solitude", "In a Mellotone", and "Satin Doll".
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Top Songs by Duke Ellington


Take the "A" Train

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Solitude

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I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

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Come Sunday

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In the Mood

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In a Mellow Tone

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I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - Live

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Satin Doll

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I Got It Bad

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Black and Tan Fantasy

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Essential Duke Ellington

The Essential Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington December 2, 2017

37 Tracks

BD Music & Cabu Present Duke Ellington and His Men

BD Music & Cabu Present Duke Ellington and His Men

Duke Ellington October 23, 2017

43 Tracks

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 23

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 23

Duke Ellington February 17, 2017

50 Tracks

An Intimate Piano Session

An Intimate Piano Session

Duke Ellington February 17, 2017

20 Tracks

Original Album Series

Original Album Series

Duke Ellington November 11, 2016

58 Tracks

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 22

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 22

Duke Ellington October 7, 2016

39 Tracks

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 21

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 21

Duke Ellington May 20, 2016

35 Tracks

Rotterdam 1969 (Live)

Rotterdam 1969 (Live)

Duke Ellington February 19, 2016

15 Tracks

The Conny Plank Session

The Conny Plank Session

Duke Ellington July 10, 2015

6 Tracks

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