Today we’re learning about a legendary American composer who made significant contributions to the musical world, Duke Ellington. He has such a vast library of works and was always experimenting with new techniques and styles, and I think you’re going to love learning about him and hearing a sampling of his works.
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Music Heard in this Episode:
Duke Ellington, “Take the A Train”
Duke Ellington – It don’t mean a thing
East St. Louis Toodle-Oo – Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra
Duke Ellington – Black, brown and beige
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 82
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you that includes some music from today’s episode as a few additional songs from Duke Ellington. You can view the videos I’ve complied here.
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