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(The Story of) Duke Ellington and his Orchestra Presented by John Edward Hasse

Duke Ellington: Genius Beyond Category

A presentation by John Edward Hasse - writer, speaker, and Curator Emeritus of American Music at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.

illustrated with images, music, and video clips 

Mon, October 7, 2019 | 13:00

No one led a life, led a band, or made music like Duke Ellington. He was one of a kind - beyond category.  Based on his acclaimed biography, Hasse introduces the moving and inspiring story of Duke Ellington, who overcame racial, social, and musical obstacles to become one of the 20th century’s greatest musicians...

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Authored on September 23rd, 2019