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Duke Ellington

Birth Name: Edward Kennedy Ellington

Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Birthday: April 29, 1899, Taurus

Died: May 24, 1974

Profession: Jazz pianist, Composer, Big band leader

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Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle first debuted his comedic talents at the age of fourteen while studying acting and literary media at the Duke Ellington School of the A (more…)
Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats
So many jazz musicians and fans want to be buried near Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and other jazz greats that The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City (more…)
Gaga, Bennett Promote New Collaborative Album
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett launched their joint jazz album in Brussels. The album 'Cheek to Cheek', which will hit stores on Tuesday (September 23), (more…)

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  • Birth Name: Edward Kennedy Ellington
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Birthday: April 29, 1899, Taurus
  • Died: May 24, 1974
  • Profession: Jazz pianist, Composer, Big band leader