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Author Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.), 1978- author.
Title Who was Duke Ellington? / by M. D. Payne ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.
Pub Info New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]
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Descript 108 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Series Who was
Who was-- ?
Note "An official WHOHQ book" -- Cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Contents Who was Duke Ellington? -- Edward Kennedy Ellington -- A life-changing sound -- Here comes the Duke! -- From DC Sweet to NYC Gutbucket -- Live from Cotton Club -- "It doesn't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing)" -- "Take the 'A' Train" -- "We love you madly" -- "Retire to what?" -- Beyond category -- Timelines.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Juvenile literature.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Composers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Band directors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Band directors.
Jazz musicians.
African Americans -- Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Music.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
Genre Illustrated works.
Add Author Copeland, Gregory, illustrator.
ISBN 9780399539626
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