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Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington)

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Biography

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Composer ("It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Solitude", "In a Mellotone", "Satin Doll"), pianist and conductor, holder of an honorary music degree from Wilberforce University and an LHD from Milton College, Duke Ellington led his own orchestra by 1918, and came to New York in 1923, appearing at the Cotton Club between 1927 and 1932. Read more...

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Cabin in the Sky 1943

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Mood Indigo 1952

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Sophisticated Lady 1952

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Caravan 1952

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Solitude 1952

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Rock 'n' Roll Revue 1955

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Schlager-Raketen 1960

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Improvisation 2004

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My Kinda People 2003

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Anatomy of a Murder 1959

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The Drug Wars 2013

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Parkinson 1971

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Wide Wide World 1955

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Character: Himself - Musician

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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NET Festival 1966

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The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Sunday Showcase 1959

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Here's Edie 1963

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The Garry Moore Show 1958

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The Bell Telephone Hour 1959

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Prohibition 2011

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Michel Petrucciani 2011

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NET Playhouse 1964

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Monitor 1958

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Composing

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Anatomy of a Murder 1959

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