Men of Style – Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington

“You've got to find some way of saying it without saying it” ~ Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and big band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. In the words of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe "In the century since his …

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