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How did a working-class young man from Washington, DC, turn the music world on its head and become the Master Of Jazz? Find out in this addition to the Who HQ library

A pivotal fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, Duke Ellington was the bandleader of the historic Cotton Club and a master composer -- writing close to 3,000 songs in his lifetime and capturing the spirit of the Black experience in the Unites States. Over a 50-year career, Ellington became one of the biggest names in jazz as we know it. He went on to win 13 Grammys, a Pulitzer, and receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969. Who Was Duke Ellington? follows the exciting, multifaceted journey of this musical genius and takes a look at what truly makes Ellington an artist beyond category.

  • ISBN-13: 9780399539626
  • ISBN-10: 039953962X
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: December 2020
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11