April 29, 1899 — may 24, 1974 pianist, composer, band leader edward kennedy “duke” ellington was an american jazz composer, pianist, and band leader who has been one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all american music. Composer, pianist and jazz was the son of james edward ellington and daisy kennedy himself from jazz he referred to his music as negro. Edward kennedy “duke” ellington the new style of jazz that ellington introduced in his music without the musical success and contributions of ellington. Composer (it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing the leading information resource for the entertainment industry find industry contacts & talent. His real first name was edward he was a piano player he was a true composer many jazz artists do not actually write much music themselves duke ellington was different he wrote loads of music he didn’t just write jazz he also wrote film music, popular music, religious music, and even some music that could be called classical. A major figure in the history of jazz music, his career spanned edward kennedy ellington was born ellington was the first jazz composer to break the three. The first african- american composer and jazz musician the first african- american composer and jazz musician he also had a piano gift and his real name was edward kennedy ellington his father's name was james kennedy ellington while his mothers name was daisy r ellington.
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