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Who was Duke Ellington? / by M. D. Payne ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lower Macungie Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lower Macungie Library JUV BIO ELLINGTON (Text) 33400001505349 Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399539626 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 039953962X (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780399539633 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 0399539638 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 9781713724476 (FollettBound ed)
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An official WHOHQ book" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Duke Ellington? -- Edward Kennedy Ellington -- A life-changing sound -- Here comes the Duke! -- From DC Sweet to NYC Gutbucket -- Live from CottonĀ  lub -- "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, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 > Juvenile literature.
Composers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Band directors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.
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