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Asked in Jazz Music
When Duke Ellington toured the south where did his black fans have to sit to hear the band?
On his southern tours Duke Ellingtons black fans had to sit in the balcony when he played. ...
Asked in Australia in WW2
Is archduke Poggle the Lesser an Archduke or a Duke?
Poggle the Lesser was a character from star wars not a real ww2 archduke he was in fact a archduke as you may have drawn from the name ...
Asked in Chicago
What was the name of Duke Ellingtons jazz group that performed at the Cotton Club in New York?
Duke Ellingtonâ??s original band was called â??Dukeâ??s Serenadersâ??. Originally starting in the Washington, DC and Virginia area, Duke moved north to Harlem to advance his career. To perform at the Cotton Club, Duke had to increase his band size from a six to eleven piece orchestra. ...
Asked in Jazz Music
What is Sir Duke most known for?
Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington, also known as Sir Duke, is a well known American composer, jazz orchestra leader and pianist. Although well known as a pivotal part of jazz history, he always claimed his music was not jazz, but American music. ...
Asked in Royal Family
What is eldest daughter of a Duke called?
'Mrs'. Being the child of a Duke does not come with any particular titles, unless a title has been specifically granted by the sovereign, or, the duke himself allows the daughter to go by the name of a lesser rank that he also holds, such as an earldom. ...
Asked in Count Basie
What is the difference between the bands of Duke Ellington and Count Basie?
Duke Ellingtons band played more complicated music than The Counts band. I see The Duke as the natural successor to Jelly Roll Morton a New Orleans Pianist/Composer who based his music more on The European Classics rather than the Blues. Count Basies band was very much a blues based band with a natural swing. ...