Thursday, April 28, 2011

Got Lots of Class

Duke Ellington was born an April 29, 1899. His influence on 20th century American music is profound, even well beyond the confines of jazz. I could write endlessly about his fantastic compositions. I could link to countless vids. But I think we'll content ourselves in this post with one of his signature pieces:

Here's a link the Duke Ellington Wikipedia page.


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