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Duke Ellington: I Live with Music
     

Duke Ellington: I Live with Music

by 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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766027022
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
African-American Biography Library
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.84(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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