Duke Ellington

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  • jazz
  • swing
  • big band
  • piano
  • blues
Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, Washington, D.C., 29 April, 1899 - New York City, 24 May, 1974), was an American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader. Through the ranks of Duke Ellington's Orchestra passed some of the biggest names in jazz, including Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Bubber Miley, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Sonny Greer, Otto Hardwick, Clark Terry, Jimmy Blanton, Ray Nance, Paul Gonsalves, and Wellman Braud. Many musicians stayed with him for decades.

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    "Fat Stuff" Serenade

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    4:30 Blues

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    A Blues Serenade

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    A Gathering in a Clearing

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    A Gypsy Without a Song

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    A Gypsy Without a Song (feat. Irving Gordon, Juan Tizol & Louis C. Singer)

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    A Hundred Dreams Ago

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    A Lesson in C

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    A Portrait of Bert Williams

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    A Return Reservation


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