Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was born April 29, 1899 – died May 24, 1974.  Ellington was an African American jazz composer, pianist, and band leader who has been one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. As a composer and a band leader especially, Ellington’s reputation has increased since his death, with thematic repackagings of his signature music often becoming best-sellers.


Original Duke Ellington Autograph, Signed on Paper. Approx. size 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 inches. Regular Price – $399.99 / Sale Price – $ 198.00.

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