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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, Washington, D.C., 29 April, 1899 - New York City, 24 May, 1974), was an American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader. Through the ranks of Duke Ellington's Orchestra passed some of the biggest names in jazz, including Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Bubber Miley, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Sonny Greer, Otto Hardwick, Clark Terry, Jimmy Blanton, Ray Nance, Paul Gonsalves, and Wellman Braud. Many musicians stayed with him for decades.

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Solitude

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Caravan

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I'm Just A Lucky So & So

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Duke´s Place

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Take The 'a' Train

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Malletoba Spank

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Tymperturbably Blue

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In A Sentimental Mood

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JINGLE BELLS (ROBBIE HARDKISS

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