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Duke Ellington

The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • Music - Jazz,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrian Pinkney (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8459610M
    ISBN 101417728833
    ISBN 109781417728831
    OCLC/WorldCa86109336

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    The bulk of the material is Ellington’s, though Coltrane offers the roiling midtempo swinger “Big Nick,” his one soprano sax feature. “Take the Coltrane” and “Stevie” are blues lines quickly conceived for the date, but “The Feeling of Jazz” appeared the following year on Duke Ellington’s Jazz Violin Session. Browse all Duke Ellington Sheet music. Download for free in PDF / MIDI format, or print directly from our site. See new and popular Duke Ellington songs, uploaded by Musescore users, connect with a community of musicians who love to write and play music. In our catalog, you can find Duke Ellington Sheet music for piano, drums, flute, saxophone, trumpet, guitar and almost any other instrument.


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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book is a studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, focusing on Ellington's songs.

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Apr 01,  · Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's Pages: Music lovers everywhere have hailed Duke Ellington as one of the greatest geniuses of jazz.

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Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington), –, American jazz musician and composer, b. Washington, D.C. Ellington made his first professional appearance as a jazz pianist in By he had formed a band, and after appearances in nightclubs in Harlem he became one of the most famous figures in American jazz.

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