It also illuminates his personal life because, for Ellington, music was his life and his life was a constant inspiration for music. Our print to order bookstore saves you money.
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It also illuminates his personal life because, for Ellington, music was his life and his life was a constant inspiration for music. Duke Ellington and his world: Duke Ellington and His World A.
Through Russell, he met and befriended Ellington and remained friends with him throughout his life. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.
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Duke Ellington & His World Famous Orchestra (1946-1947)
Duke Ellington and his world: Published New York ; London: Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 4. Check copyright status Cite this Title Duke Ellington and his world: Subjects Ellington, Duke, Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Summary "Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a new look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's life and career in terms of the social, cultural, political, and economic realities of his times.
Born the grandson of slaves, Ellington earned worldwide fame and praise from musicians of every musical background, becoming a spokesperson not only for his music but also for his people.
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