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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington." A major figure in the history of jazz, Ellington's music stretched into various other genres, including blues, gospel, film scores, popular, and classical. His career spanned more than 50 years and included leading his orchestra, composing an inexhaustible songbook, scoring for movies, composing stage musicals, and world tours. Several of his instrumental works were adapted into songs that became standards. Due to his inventive use of the orchestra, or big band, and thanks to his eloquence and extraordinary charisma, he is generally considered to have elevated the perception of jazz to an art form on a par with other traditional genres of music. His reputation increased after his death and the Pulitzer Prize Board bestowed on him a special posthumous honor in 1999.

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5 Original Albums [2018]

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You've Changed3:19

Collection 1932-46 [2018]

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Shoe Shine Boy3:15

Tomasz Raczek w Kinie [2018]

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Caravan 

Jazz Steps Out [2017]

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Danny Boy2:20

Newport to Paris [2017]

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Black Butterfly4:02

Sings Ballads for Lovers [2017]

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Lush Life3:39

Mara Gold [2015]

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Take the a Train0:51
Chelsea Bridge4:33

Icon: Jazz [2014]

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In a Sentimental Mood4:17

50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 75 [2013]

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Blue Skies2:39

Jazz Divas [2013]

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All of Me1:53
Love You Madly3:01

Jazz Erotic, Vol. 3 [2013]

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Love You Madly3:01

Jazz Erotic, Vol. 4 [2013]

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Mood Indigo4:00

Jazz Glamour, Vol. 12 [2013]

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All of Me1:53

Jazz Glamour, Vol. 8 [2013]

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Love You Madly3:01

Jazz Nights, Vol. 2 [2013]

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All of Me1:53

Jazz, Vol. 3 [2013]

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Mood Indigo5:06

Jivin Jazz Flamenco [2013]

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But Beautiful3:14

Just Great Jazz [2013]

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Take the a Train4:32

Meeting the Stars [2013]

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St. Louis Blues4:24

One Night Stand [2013]

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Love You Madly3:01

Piano Jazz Masters, Vol. 2 [2013]

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Solitude3:24

The Jazz Divas [2013]

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Mellow Mama Blues3:08

Jazz for You [2012]

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It Don't Mean a Thing3:01

New Piano Roll Blues [2012]

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Cotton Tail3:10

Night and Day [2012]

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I Got It Bad2:56

Jazz Lounge [2011]

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Mood Indigo2:59

Larkin's Jazz [2010]

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Hello Little Girl 

Ella Fitzgerald [Delta UK] [2009]

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Caravan3:55

Sings Duke Ellington [2009]

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Caravan3:55

Twelve Nights in Hollywood [2009]

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Caravan2:06

25 Best: Jazz Legends [2008]

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Mood Indigo5:05

Jazz Profile [2008]

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Caravan4:12

Jazz for Dogs [2008]

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Never No Lament3:17

Smoky Jazz [2008]

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Mood Indigo2:54

Songs of 1930 [2008]

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Three Little Words3:09

Early [2007]

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Ain't Misbehavin' 
Chicago 

For Lovers [2007]

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I Didn't Know About You4:12

Hit Parade 1941 [2007]

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Take the 'A' Train2:46

Jazz in the City [2007]

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Take the "A" Train4:30

30 Evergreens [2006]

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Take the "A" Train 

Gold [2006]

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Solitude4:55

Gold [2006]

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In a Sentimental Mood4:18

Sensual Jazz [2006]

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Just Squeeze Me3:23

Supreme Jazz [2006]

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Perdido 

Swinging on a Song [2006]

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Jump For Joy3:10

Bar Jazz, Vol. 6 [2005]

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Mood Indigo 

Big Band Swing [2005]

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Flamingo3:22

Cocktail Hour [2005]

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In a Mellow Tone3:19

Goodbye, Blues [2005]

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Diga Diga Doo3:10

Jazzradio [2005]

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C-Jam Blues5:14

Love 3 [2005]

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Solitude3:25

The Best of Just Jazz [2005]

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Cotton Tail3:15

The Piano Player [2005]

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Meditation 15:17
Meditation 24:48

Champagne Lounge [2004]

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Just Squeeze ME6:03

Changes of Life [2004]

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Solitude5:14

Midnight Cocktails [2004]

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In a Mellow Tone3:17

Pure Jazz Moods [2004]

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Chelsea Bridge2:53

Sophisticated Lady [RCA] [2004]

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Solitude3:04

Trios [2004]

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Midnight Indigo2:46

Elite Jazz [Box] [2003]

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Take the "A" Train2:58

So What! [2003]

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Take the "A" Train3:39
Satin Doll3:39

That's Jazz [Brisa] [2003]

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In a Mellowtone3:20

The Duke: Edward Kennedy Ellington and His Orchestra [2003]

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Black and Tan Fantasy3:19
Bugle Call Rag3:05
Diga Diga Doo3:06
Doin' the New Low Down3:06
I Can't Give You Anything But Love3:06
I Must Have That Man!3:23
St. Louis Blues4:33
That Rhythm Man2:44
Black and Blue3:23
St. James Infirmary3:00
When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)2:44
When You're Smiling3:10
Three Little Words3:10
Memories of You3:14
Runnin' Wild2:44
Dream Blues (Mood Indigo)2:53
Mood Indigo3:09
I'm So in Love With You3:35
Blue Again3:13
Them There Eyes3:08
Rockin' Chair3:13
Sam and Delilah3:28
Limehouse Blues3:08
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)3:10
Dinah2:53
Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere2:52
I've Got the World on a String3:18
Drop Me off in Harlem2:58
Stormy Weather3:02
Ain't Misbehavin'2:45
Chicago2:46
In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree3:13
Dear Old Southland3:32
Solitude3:28
Cocktails for Two3:26
My Old Flame3:21
Moonglow3:06
Farewell Blues2:25
In a Sentimental Mood3:17
There Is No Greater Love3:08
Love Is Like a Cigarette3:04
Shoe Shine Boy3:15
Black Butterfly3:06
Mood Indigo/Solitude3:06
I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me2:52
Alabamy Home3:02
Where Are You?2:56
There's a Lull in My Life3:00
It's Swell of You2:44
Azure3:14
Foolin' Myself2:59
A Sailboat in the Moonlight3:06
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm [Vocal Version]2:27
Lost in Meditation2:57
The Gal from Joe's2:55
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart3:08
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street (All the Little Birdies Go ...)2:38
A Gypsy Without a Song2:59
Please Forgive Me3:02
Lambeth Walk2:26
Mighty Like the Blues2:37
Boy Meets Horn4:47
Lady in Blue2:54
Something to Live For2:50
Chew Chew Chew (Chew Your Bubble Gum)2:43
I Never Felt This Way Before3:29
Cotton Tail3:11
Never No Lament (Don't Get Around Much Anymore)3:19
All Too Soon3:32
In a Mellow Tone3:18
Five O'Clock Whistle3:19
Body and Soul3:09
Chloe3:26
Day Dream2:58
Without a Song2:46
Ready Eddy3:12
Flamingo3:24
Take the "A" Train2:55
Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'3:35
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)3:18
Jump for Joy2:55
Squaty Roo2:24
Passion Flower3:07
Five O'Clock Drag3:14
Rocks in My Bed3:05
Bli-Blip3:05
Chelsea Bridge2:55
I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues2:42
I'm Beginning to See the Light3:16
Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care to Know)2:58
I Didn't Know About You2:45
Come Sunday4:34

1950 [2002]

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Cotton Tail2:57
Flamingo3:05
Love You Madly2:58

A Century of Glory [2002]

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Sam and Delilah3:31

All Too Soon [2002]

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Stardust4:19

Big Ben [2002]

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Stardust4:19

Cafe Jazz: Precious Ivory [2002]

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Solitude3:30

Jazz Caravan [2002]

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Take the "A" Train4:38

Movie Music [2002]

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Take the 'A' Train 

Sentimental Big Bands [2002]

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Moonglow3:10

Swing It Back! [2002]

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Satin Doll3:31

Swing Piano Bar: 1921-1941 [2002]

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Solitude3:29

Swing! [2002]

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Take the "A" Train3:00

The Great Reunion [2002]

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Solitude4:57

Cocktail Hour [2001]

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My Old Flame3:23

Dinnertime Jazz [2001]

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Take the "A" Train2:53

Portrait of Coleman Hawkins [2001]

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Perdido4:34

Sophisticated Lady [2001]

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Cherokee [#]5:34

Soundies Lounge [2001]

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Flamingo3:16

Stars Salute Sinatra [2001]

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Mood Indigo2:53

The Rhythm Boy [2001]

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St. Louis Blues4:32

West Coast Swing [2001]

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Tenderly4:54

1931-1935 [2000]

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Love Me, Or Leave Me2:47

8 CD Box Set [2000]

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Sam and Delilah3:31

Eternal Jazz, Vol. 2 [2000]

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Mood Indigo3:08

Harlem Swings [2000]

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Jump for Joy2:55
Squaty Roo2:24

Jamestown, N.Y., 1958 [2000]

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Perdido11:05

Live in Paris [2000]

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Deep Purple3:57
All of Me2:37

Lounge Wizards [2000]

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Chelsea Bridge2:55

Special Moon [2000]

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Love You Madly 

The Charleston Era [2000]

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Runnin' Wild2:40

Unforgettable Jazz [2000]

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Tenderly4:48

World Of Swing [2000]

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Take the "A" Train5:43

Basic Jazz, Vol. 3 [1999]

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Satin Doll2:59

Blue Note Plays Duke [1999]

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Duke's Place5:07

Cool, Vol. 3 [Sony] [1999]

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Satin Doll3:51