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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02:02 — Duke Ellington, his band, and soloists perform live for the studio cameras.

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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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