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


Jazz & the city - volume 2

Take the "A" Train

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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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The Essential Duke Ellington

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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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Treasury Shows, Vol. 23

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 23

Duke Ellington February 17, 2017

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An Intimate Piano Session

An Intimate Piano Session

Duke Ellington February 17, 2017

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Original Album Series

Original Album Series

Louis Armstrong November 11, 2016

12 Tracks

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 22

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 22

Duke Ellington October 7, 2016

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Big Band Legends: Cab Calloway

Big Band Legends: Cab Calloway

Duke Ellington May 23, 2016

12 Tracks

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 21

The Treasury Shows, Vol. 21

Duke Ellington May 20, 2016

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Rotterdam 1969 (Live)

Rotterdam 1969 (Live)

Duke Ellington February 19, 2016

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3 Shades of Blue

3 Shades of Blue

Duke Ellington January 29, 2016

10 Tracks

The Conny Plank Session

The Conny Plank Session

Duke Ellington July 10, 2015

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Rock
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