Duke Ellington: I Live with Musicby Carin T. Ford
Edward "Duke" Ellington became famous for composing, conducting, and playing jazz music. Heard throughout the world, his music combined many styles and sounds inspired by African-American culture. He cared deeply about promoting the dignity and self-respect of African Americans through his works. In this biography, Carin T. Ford explores Ellington's life, his passion, and how he became one of the most famous jazz musicians.
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