Duke Ellington
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Duke Ellington Net Worth 2022, Height, Wiki, Age


: 29 April 1899


: Taurus


: 24 May 1974


: 75 years

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  • Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years
Born:29 April 1899 Comment
When did Duke Ellington die? / Died24 May 1974
How many years did Duke Ellington live? / Lived75 years
Zodiac sign:Taurus

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 Duke Ellington facts

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  • , Ellington was based in New York City from the mid-1920s onward, and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in Harlem
  • In the 1930s, his orchestra toured in Europe
  • Though widely considered to have been a pivotal figure in the history of jazz, Ellington embraced the phrase "beyond category" as a liberating principle, and referred to his music as part of the more general category of American Music, rather than to a musical genre such as jazz
  • Some of the musicians who were members of Ellington's orchestra, such as saxophonist Johnny Hodges, are considered to be among the best players in jazz
  • Ellington melded them into the best-known orchestral unit in the history of jazz
  • Some members stayed with the orchestra for several decades
  • A master at writing miniatures for the three-minute 78 rpm recording format, Ellington often composed specifically to feature the style and skills of his individual musicians
  • Often collaborating with others, Ellington wrote more than one thousand compositions; his extensive body of work is the largest recorded personal jazz legacy, with many of his works having become standards

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