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Duke Ellington Oral History Project

Project Summary

This is a project on the career of the musician, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington. Topics include his music, tours, popularity, demeanor, and experiences between the 1950s and the early 1970s. Also discussed are Ellington's son, Mercer, and other members of the band.

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Project Keyword

Band Tours   Mercer Ellington   Musician

Project LC Subject

Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974   Jazz Musicians   Music

Interviews in this Project (1 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 1999oh031_de001
Interviewer: Richard Domek
Restrictions: No Restrictions