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The complete. vol.5 1947-1952

Duke Ellington (performer)
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The complete. vol.5 1947-1952 The complete. vol.5 1947-1952

The complete. vol.5 1947-1952

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Title
The complete. vol.5 1947-1952
Performer
Duke Ellington 1899-1974
Publisher
CBS, 1988
1 cd
Playing time
01:11:59
EAN
5099746298920
CDR
JDX0397
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over a career spanning more than half a century.

Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mid-1920s onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in Harlem. In the 1930s, his orchestra toured in Europe. Although widely considered a pivotal figure in the history of jazz, Ellington embraced the phrase "beyond category" as a liberating principle and referred to his music as part of the more general category of American Music.

Some of the jazz musicians who were members of Ellington's orchestra, such as saxophonist Johnny Hodges, are considered among the best players in the idiom. Ellington melded them into the best-known orchestral unit in the history of jazz. Some members stayed…Read more on Wikipedia