Duke Ellington



Duke Ellington

Rating
Active
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
Biography
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mid-1920s onward, and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in Harlem. In the 1930s, his orchestra toured in Europe.
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Top Songs by Duke Ellington


La Chanson de Duke

Take the "A" Train

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Solitude

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La Chanson de Duke

I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

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La Chanson de Duke

Come Sunday

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Jazz Inspiration

In the Mood

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La Chanson de Duke

In a Mellow Tone

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

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By Popular Demand Duke Ellington

Satin Doll

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I Got It Bad

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The Best Of Early Ellington

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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Genres
Rock
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