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Duke Ellington, jazz composer

by Ken Rattenbury

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Published by Yale University Press in London, New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-321) and index.

    StatementKen Rattenbury.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.E44 R3 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2196872M
    ISBN 100300044283
    LC Control Number89016544

      American composer, pianist, and orchestra leader Duke Ellington was the first genuine jazz composer of truly international status. In this book Ken Rattenbury offers the most thorough musical analysis ever written of Ellington's works, assessing the extent to which Ellington drew on the black music traditions of blues and ragtime and the music of Tin Pan 3/5(1). Duke Ellington is universally recognized as one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, both a brilliant composer and one of the preeminent musicians in jazz history. From early pieces such as East St. Louis Toodle-O, Black and Tan Fantasy, It Don't Mean a Thing, and Mood Indigo, to his more complex works such as Reminiscing in Tempo and Black, Brown and Beige, to his .

    Arr. William Zinn. Conductor Book. This quality folio contains 16 of the best from America's premier jazz band composer, arranged for string quartet up to string orchestra. Great for recitals, concerts, receptions, parties, and encores. Contents: Caravan * Creole Love Call * Day Dream * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Do Nothin' Till You Hear FromCategory: String Orchestra Collection. Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and musician who said, "A problem is a chance for you to do your best." This is a rough draft paper on the life of Ellington with 7 questions to give students practice for Grammar skills.

    Ellington is the music's greatest composer, and perhaps—as this book suggests—the greatest American composer of any category, period. He wrote thousands of songs: funky jungle stomps; perfect pop songs; sophisticatedly-swinging big band charts; sacred songs; suites, and . American jazz pianist, bandleader and composer. Born: 29 April in Washington, District Of Columbia, USA. Died: 24 May in New York City, New York, USA (aged 75). It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it." Ellington was an outstanding composer. He wrote thousands of works, composing popular songs.


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