Duke Ellington

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  • Birth Name: Edward Kennedy Ellington
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Died: May 24, 1974
  • Profession: Jazz pianist, Composer, Big band leader

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Cabin In the Sky
During a bizarre dream in which God and Satan battle for his soul, a lazy gambling husband is guided towards redemption. Oscar-nominated musical stars (more…)
Ken Burns: Jazz
The story, sound and soul of a nation come together in the most American of art forms: Jazz. Ken Burns celebrates the music's soaring achievements, fr (more…)
Ken Burns: Jazz
The story, sound and soul of a nation come together in the most American of art forms: Jazz. Ken Burns celebrates the music's soaring achievements, fr (more…)
Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
16:00 — Duke Ellington was hailed as the "King of the Keys." This is a most fitting tribute to a great man who proudly celebrated the history of African-Amer (more…)

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  • Birth Name: Edward Kennedy Ellington
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Died: May 24, 1974
  • Profession: Jazz pianist, Composer, Big band leader

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