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Duke

Duke

  • Author : Terry Teachout
  • ISBN Code : 0698138589
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 496
  • Publish Date : 2013-10-17

A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century—and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. The grandson of a slave, he dropped out of high school to become one of the world’s most famous musicians, a showman of incomparable suavity who was as comfortable in Carnegie Hall as in the nightclubs where he honed his style. He wrote some fifteen hundred compositions, many of which, like “Mood Indigo” and “Sophisticated Lady,” remain beloved standards, and he sought inspiration in an endless string of transient lovers, concealing his inner self behind a smiling mask of flowery language and ironic charm. As the biographer of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout is uniquely qualified to tell the story of the public and private lives of Duke Ellington. A semi-finalist for the National Book Award, Duke peels away countless layers of Ellington’s evasion and public deception to tell the unvarnished truth about the creative genius who inspired Miles Davis to say, “All the musicians should get together one certain day and get down on their knees and thank Duke.”

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Duke Ellington book by Stephanie Stein Crease, Chicago Review Press is the publisher for 148 pages Juvenile Nonfiction book. Presents the life and accomplishments of Duke Ellington, focusing on the social aspects of his music and career as well as his personal life. ...

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Duke Ellington's America book by Harvey G. Cohen, University of Chicago Press is the publisher for 704 pages Music book. Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. From jazz standards such as “Mood Indigo” and “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,” to his longer, more orc ...

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Duke Ellington and His World book by A. H. Lawrence, Routledge is the publisher for 542 pages Biography & Autobiography book. Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and Af ...

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Duke Ellington book by Rebecca Carey Rohan, Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC is the publisher for 128 pages Juvenile Nonfiction book. Duke Ellington’s masterful big bands left a permanent impression on the nation, and his name is one of the most honored in jazz. Learn about this Harlem Renaissance artist's life as well as his impact on American culture. ...

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Duke book by Bill Gutman, Open Road Media is the publisher for 130 pages Biography & Autobiography book. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was one of jazz’s greatest innovators. Join Bill Gutman as he explores the fascinating life of this legend from his birth at the turn of the century to his death at the age of seventy‐f ...

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Duke EllingtonÕs Music for the Theatre book by John Franceschina, McFarland is the publisher for 256 pages Music book. Duke Ellington’s son Mercer has said that his father was frustrated in only one area of musical ambition: his desire to do his own Broadway show. Though Ellington wrote many theatrical pieces, he was never able to achieve s ...

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Duke Ellington for Strings book by William Zinn, Alfred Music is the publisher for 28 pages Music book. This quality folio contains 16 of the best from America's premier jazz band composer, arranged for string quartet up to string orchestra. Great for recitals, concerts, receptions, parties, and encores. Contents: * Caravan * C ...

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The Life and Times of Duke Ellington book by John Bankston, Mitchell Lane is the publisher for 48 pages Biography & Autobiography book. More than any other musician in the early twentieth century, Duke Ellington brought jazz into nightclubs and later into the living rooms of America. The music he played sprang in part from the blues and gospel rhythms of the ...

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Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration book by Thomas Brothers, W. W. Norton & Company is the publisher for 368 pages Music book. The fascinating story of how creative cooperation inspired two of the world’s most celebrated musical acts. The Beatles and Duke Ellington’s Orchestra stand as the two greatest examples of collaboration in music history. ...

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The Duke Ellington Real Book book by N.a, Hal Leonard is the publisher for 128 pages Music book. (Fake Book). A giant collection of Ellington's best, all presented in the famous Real Book notation! Over 100 tunes for C instruments, including: African Flower * Air Conditioned Jungle * All Too Soon * Black and Tan Fantasy ...

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Duke Ellington book by Duke Ellington,Brent Edstrom, Hal Leonard is the publisher for 96 pages Music book. (Piano Solo Songbook). Exciting new piano solo arrangements with chord names of 23 beloved Duke Ellington songs, including: Caravan * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * It Don't Mean a Thing * Mood Indigo * Satin Doll * Take the ...

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Duke Ellington for Jazz Guitar (Songbook) book by Duke Ellington, Hal Leonard Corporation is the publisher for 48 pages Music book. (Guitar Collection). A cool solo guitar collection of 15 Ellington classics! The arrangements are based on the orchestral recordings, which results in melodic music with single-note lines and hip chord voicings that blend sea ...

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Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis book by Aaron Lefkovitz, Rowman & Littlefield is the publisher for 228 pages Music book. This book examines Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis as distinctively global symbols of threatening and nonthreatening black masculinity. It centers them in debates over U.S. cultural exceptionalism, noting how ...

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Duke Ellington Anthology (Songbook) book by N.a, Hal Leonard Corporation is the publisher for 200 pages Music book. (P/V/G Composer Collection). The most important composer in the history of jazz, the legendary Duke Ellington lead his band continuously for five decades. This collection features 52 of his most beloved songs, including: Cara ...

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It's Easy to Play Duke Ellington book by Wise Publications, Wise Publications is the publisher for 48 pages Music book. It's Easy To Play Duke Ellington aims to bring the music of this jazz genius to the beginner pianist. This superb selection of Duke Ellington’s best-known creations provides beautiful, simplified arrangements which are perf ...

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Dvorák to Duke Ellington book by Maurice Peress, Oxford University Press is the publisher for 264 pages Music book. Drawing upon a remarkable mix of intensive research and the personal experience of a career devoted to the music about which Dvorák so presciently spoke, Maurice Peress's lively and convincing narrative treats readers to a r ...

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Lush Life book by David Hajdu, Farrar, Straus and Giroux is the publisher for 320 pages Biography & Autobiography book. Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) was one of the most accomplished composers in American music, the creator of such standards as "Take the 'A' Train", yet all his life he was overshadowed by his friend and collaborator, Duke Elling ...

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Ellingtonia book by W. E. Timner, Scarecrow Press is the publisher for 688 pages Music book. More than a discography, this book compiles the complete recorded music of Duke Ellington and his sidemen, including studio recordings, movie soundtracks, concerts, dance dates, radio broadcasts, telecasts, and private record ...

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