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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington - Teachout, Terry
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Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington was arguably the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century - and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. His music, too, was powerful and entirely original. Andre Previn compared him to Stravinsky and Prokofiev, Percy Grainger to Bach and Delius. But in fact he was very much his own man. The grandson of a slave, Ellington dropped out of high school to become a musical showman of incomparable suavity, as comfortable in ...

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington 2014, Avery Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9781592408801

Trade paperback

Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington 2013, Avery Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9781592407491

Hardcover

Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington 2013, Robson Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781849546294

Hardcover