Duke Ellington - American Jazz Man (Biography)

Duke Ellington - American Jazz Man (Biography)

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Duke Ellington - American Jazz Man is the biography of Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and band leader who was one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. As a composer and a band leader, Ellington's reputation has increased since his death, with thematic repackagings of his signature music often becoming best-sellers.… See more details below

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Duke Ellington - American Jazz Man is the biography of Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and band leader who was one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. As a composer and a band leader, Ellington's reputation has increased since his death, with thematic repackagings of his signature music often becoming best-sellers. Ellington called his style and sound "American Music" rather than jazz. One of the twentieth century's best-known African-American celebrities, Ellington recorded for many American record companies, and appeared in numerous films. Duke Ellington - American Jazz Man is highly recommended for those interested in reading more about this admired music legend.

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ISBN-13:
9781599860732
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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