Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (C), the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Atmosphere during the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington (Above C) and the cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: The cast and band of the Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical 'After Midnight' attend the 'Duke Ellington Way' unveiling celebration of 'After Midnight' at Times Square on June 4, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Percussionist Candido Camero performs at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Percussionist Bobby Sanabria leads the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra during a performance at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Percussionist Bobby Sanabria (L) leads the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra during a performance at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Dancer/choreographer and granddaughter of the late Duke Ellington Mercedes Ellington poses for a photo at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Percussionist Candido Camero (C) and the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra perform at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Dancer/choreographer and granddaughter of the late Duke Ellington Mercedes Ellington and saxaphone player William McKee of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Workshop pose for a photo at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: A youth from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Workshop performs during the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
  • Duke Ellington - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra performs at the Duke Ellington 115th Birthday commemoration on April 27, 2014 in New York City.
American jazz band leader, and composer. Born: 29 April 1899 in Washington, District Of Columbia, USA. Died: 24 May 1974 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 75). "Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it." Duke Ellington. Ellington was an outstanding composer. He wrote thousands of works, composing popular songs, art songs, a wide variety ...more


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