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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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
16:29 — 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…)
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…)
Stories About African American Heritage Featuring March On! - Official Trailer
00:58 — In MARCH ON: THE DAY MY BROTHER MARTIN CHANGED THE WORLD, written by Dr. Christine King Farris, illustrated by London Ladd and narrated by Lynn Whitfi (more…)
Paris Blues - Official Trailer
02:46 — In Paris Blues, Ram Bowen (Paul Newman) and Eddie Cook (Sidney Poitier) are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the (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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