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Meet Amazing Americans Musicians & Composers Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington and friends, 1946.
Duke Ellington and some of his musical friends at the Aquarium in New York, 1946

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Duke Ellington's Varied Career
Referred to fondly as Maestro, Ellington loved writing music for his band. The tunes he composed gave each member a chance to shine. He also wrote an incredible amount of music for a number of different types of projects. He composed for musical reviews, movies, Broadway productions, and more. What other kind of music do you think Ellington wrote?
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