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


The Essential Duke Ellington

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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The Best Of Early Ellington

Black and Tan Fantasy

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


BD Music & Cabu Present Duke Ellington and His Men

BD Music & Cabu Present Duke Ellington and His Men

Duke Ellington October 23, 2017

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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

By Popular Demand Duke Ellington

By Popular Demand Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington April 2, 2015

50 Tracks

Jazz Inspiration

Jazz Inspiration

Duke Ellington October 24, 2014

17 Tracks

Duke Ellington Presents… (Remastered 2014)

Duke Ellington Presents… (Remastered 2014)

Duke Ellington July 29, 2014

11 Tracks

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins

Duke Ellington June 10, 2014

8 Tracks

In Gröna Lund 1963

In Gröna Lund 1963

Duke Ellington May 14, 2014

26 Tracks

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Rock
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