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Duke Ellington : [the piano prince and his orchestra]

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; J Brian Pinkney; Forest Whitaker; Joel Goodman
Publisher: [Westport, CT] : Weston Woods : Scholastic, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : Juvenile audience : Primary school   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrea Pinkney presents a charming chronicle featuring the exploits of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, a master pianist in the 20th century. Overcoming America's racial divide and rising to fame in the 1940s, Ellington went on to compose thousands of pieces before his death in 1974.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc., Primary school
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; J Brian Pinkney; Forest Whitaker; Joel Goodman
ISBN: 1555929087 9781555929084 0786801786 9780786801787
OCLC Number: 50016107
Notes: Compact disc.
Accompanying book illustrated by Brian Pinkney.
Book published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1998.
"Read-Along CD" ; to be used with book of the same title.
Track 1: With page-turn signals. Track 2: Without page-turn signals.
Duration: 00:18:00.
Credits: Music composed by Joel Goodman.
Performer(s): Read by Forest Whitaker.
Description: 1 sound disc (ca. 18 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([32] p. : col. ill.)
Other Titles: [Piano prince and his orchestra]
Responsibility: by Andrea Pinkney.

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Andrea Pinkney presents a charming chronicle featuring the exploits of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, a master pianist in the 20th century. Overcoming America's racial divide and rising to fame in the 1940s, Ellington went on to compose thousands of pieces before his death in 1974.

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