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What was Duke Ellington childhood like?

Ellington's child hood was "filled with love and support from his mother, father, and his entire family they motivated him to think nothing was impossible and sky's the limit (MORE)

Why did Duke Ellington choose the name Duke?

He didn't. From when he was very young, his mother enforced good manners in him, surrounding him with dignified women to teach him to live elegantly and speak eloquently. His (MORE)

What are three facts about Duke Ellington?

Duke Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. Although an amazing composer of jazz, Ellington's music stretched into various other genres, including blues, gospel, film sco (MORE)

Duke ellington a painter in sound?

That's a pretty good description for him. He created sound-scapes due to his adventurous blend of instrumentation and the wide variety of different sounds that he expected his (MORE)