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Duke Ellington

Author: James Lincoln Collier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-
Duke Ellington.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)639395028
Named Person: Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington; Duke Ellington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lincoln Collier
ISBN: 0195037707 9780195037708 0330306170 9780330306171
OCLC Number: 15109128
Description: viii, 340 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Introduction to music --
New York --
The move downtown --
Duke takes over --
Enter Irving Mills --
The Cotton Club --
Becoming celebrated --
The Ellington style takes shape --
On the road --
"Mood indigo" --
The trip to England --
Duke faces the Swing Era --
Concertos and small groups --
New additions to the band --
Black, brown, and Beige --
The early 1940s recordings --
The old hands begin to depart --
Decline and fall --
The last band --
The concert pieces --
The Sacred concerts --
The final days.
Responsibility: James Lincoln Collier.
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