Duke Ellington's music has withstood the test of time and the efforts of innumerable written critics to tell him what he had played. Actually his music was rated highly by all contemporary musicians,and he was above review by any layman. As a composer of popular music and jazz he had had no peer.From his active mind there flowed a continuous stream of hits. Many of them was said to have recorded before they were ever written down. Not content to excel in the piano jazz field , Ellington also ventured successfully into the area of religious music, as both composer and conductor

Duke Ellington's music has withstood the test of time and the efforts of innumerable written critics to tell him what he had played. Actually his music was rated highly by all contemporary musicians,and he was above review by any layman. As a composer of popular music and jazz he had had no peer.From his active mind there flowed a continuous stream of hits. Many of them was said to have recorded before they were ever written down. Not content to excel in the piano jazz field , Ellington also ventured successfully into the area of religious music, as both composer and conductor

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Duke and his Orchestra

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Rel. Date: 03/17/2017
UPC: 015668404626

Duke and his Orchestra
Artist: Duke Ellington
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Duke Ellington's music has withstood the test of time and the efforts of innumerable written critics to tell him what he had played. Actually his music was rated highly by all contemporary musicians,and he was above review by any layman. As a composer of popular music and jazz he had had no peer.From his active mind there flowed a continuous stream of hits. Many of them was said to have recorded before they were ever written down. Not content to excel in the piano jazz field , Ellington also ventured successfully into the area of religious music, as both composer and conductor