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The Duke Ellington reader

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Jazz -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Mark Tucker.
    ContributionsTucker, Mark, 1954-, Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.E44 D84 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 536 p. :
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1732556M
    ISBN 100195054105, 0195054105
    LC Control Number92037233

    A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century—and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. Featured Book Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra by Andrea Davis Pinkney. About this book» Download the reading guide PDF»; Reprinted by arrangement with the illustrator, Brian Pinkney and Writers House LLC, acting as agent for the illustrator. I think that the Duke Ellington reader remains the most comprehensive way to get close to the complexities and contradictions in Ellington personality and life. I also think that Beyond Category remains the best, most balanced way in to reading about Ellington. I wouldn't recommend Duke as a first book to read about Ellington as although I /5(83).


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Now, in The Duke Ellington Reader, Mark Tucker offers the first historical anthology of writings about this major African-American musician. The volume includes over a hundred selections--interviews, critical essays, reviews, memoirs, and over a dozen writings by Ellington himself--with generous introductions and annotations for each selection /5(13).

Duke Ellington is universally recognized as one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, both a brilliant composer and one of the preeminent musicians in jazz history. From early pieces such as East St. Louis Toodle-O, Black and Tan Fantasy, It Don't Mean a Thing, and Mood Indigo, to his more complex works such as Reminiscing in Tempo and Black, Brown and Beige, to his later suites and.

Duke Ellington is universally recognized as one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, both a brilliant composer and one of the preeminent musicians in jazz history.

In The Duke Ellington Reader, Mark Tucker offers the first historical anthology of writings about this major African-American musician. The volume includes over a hundred /5(11). The Duke Ellington Reader book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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This book can sit next to Teachout's Armstrong book (and other good biographies) in your library. One of the better books of its kind thisif you're looking for a good overview of Ellington's music from the 's into the 's, look for a book (pub. by Oxford, edited by Mark Tucker) titled "The Duke Ellington Reader".File Size: KB.

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Expand Product Details The story of one of America's greatest composers, Duke Ellington, is lavishly told here in jazz-inspired prose.

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Here, Tucker offers the first historical anthology of writings about this major black musician. Includes over selections--interviews, reviews, memoirs--for each selection. Free Shipping On All Domestic Orders Home About View All Products Contact DUKE ELLINGTON READER - Hardcover **BRAND NEW** DUKE ELLINGTON READER - Hardcover **BRAND NEW** Item specifics ISBN Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Year: Number Of Pages: Binding: Hardcover Dimensions: xx Inches Book is New/5(37).

The Duke Ellington Songbook, Vol. 1 is an album of Duke Ellington standards performed by Sarah was recorded in and released on the Pablo label. Track listing. In a Sentimental Mood" (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills — "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" (Mack David, Ellington) — "(In My) Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Ellington, Mills) — Genre: Jazz, Vocal jazz, Jazz standards.

Now, in The Duke Ellington Reader, Mark Tucker offers the first historical anthology of writings about this major African-American musician. The volume includes over a hundred selections—interviews, critical essays, reviews, memoirs, and over a dozen writings by Ellington himself—with generous introductions and annotations for each Pages: "The Duke Ellington Reader is a wonderful compilation of ideas and information, and it is very well organized and edited.

A must for anyone seriously interested in twentieth-century music, The Duke Ellington Reader is an important book which contains many unique and insightful perspectives on the creativity of Ellington, including Ellington's own/5(11).

Book review: ‘A Life of Duke Ellington,’ by Terry Teachout its subject a status akin to that of Walt Whitman — or cue up pianist Marcus Roberts’s album “In Honor of THE Duke,” the.

Teachout helpfully cites Mark Tucker’s Ellington: The Early Years and The Duke Ellington Reader as informative references.

Two other works I have studied also deal insightfully with the aesthetic idiosyncrasies of Ellington’s music: Duke Ellington () and Jazz: The American Theme Song (), both by James Lincoln Collier, himself a.

"Duke Ellington" by Andrea and Brian Pinkney is a book celebrating the life of Duke Ellington, who is one of the most inspirational jazz musicians of his time. The story starts out when young Duke Ellington is learning to play the piano and hears ragtime music being played. Summary for the Busy Executive: Interesting in the investigation of Ellington's personality and quite good describing the jazz work; disappointingly shallow on the extended works.

At even this late date, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington remains a controversial figure. His position in the history of jazz as the great band leader seems secure, but the accolade he seemed to want most – a.

The Duke Ellington Reader Mark Tucker, Editor Oxford University Press, USA $35 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Perhaps America's greatest composer and musician, Edward Kennedy ``Duke. Arguing that Duke Ellington’s “significance went far beyond the musical realm,” Harvey G.

Cohen, a cultural historian who teaches at King’s College London, places Ellington’s life as a. Duke Ellington was born in Washington, D.C. on Ap His parents both played piano and they encouraged their son to study music at a very early age. Duke sought mentorship both in and out of the family.

He studied with local pianists Oliver “Doc” Perry and File Size: KB. Life of a Reader Book Boys Book Talks Behind The Scenes Cooked Up From A Book SRC Life of a Reader Discover how two music teachers use Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney to get their students to connect to music on different levels—and practice National Core Arts Standards in the process.

Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington), –, American jazz musician and composer, b. Washington, D.C. Ellington made his first professional appearance as a jazz pianist in By he had formed a band, and after appearances in nightclubs in Harlem he became one of the most famous figures in American jazz.

In his memoir, The Duke Ellington Reader, Ellington recalled a moment from childhood: "There were many open lots around Washington then, and we used to play baseball at an old tennis court on. The vocabulary handouts were formulated from the beautifully written book Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney.

I then downloaded a biography off of PBS kids and created a 2 page comprehension assessment to go along with it. This is a set of 5 activity sheets to go with the Houghton Mifflin® 4th Grade Reader's Library story "Duke. The Duke Ellington Reader by Mark Tucker (Editor) starting at $ The Duke Ellington Reader has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

A pivotal fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, Duke Ellington was the bandleader of the historic Cotton Club and a master composer — writing close to 3, songs in his lifetime and capturing the spirit of the Black experience in the Unites States.

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"Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington" was organized by the Smithsonian Institution, which has the lion's share of Ellington manuscripts and memorabilia.

It is meant to be the first in a year series on "America's Jazz Heritage" mounted by the Smithsonian and. A childhood friend seems to have christened the young Edward Kennedy Ellington “Duke,” thus sealing his air of eminence. Image Sharing the credit: Billy Strayhorn and Duke : James Gavin. Book Boys News is live with a special segment inspired by Duke Ellington, a Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor–winning picture book about the Piano Prince himself.

Max is on the scene, exploring historical locations in NYC with connections to. Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's Author: Duke Ellington.

Two years after he published his own superb book, "Early Ellington," Mark Tucker has compiled "The Duke Ellington Reader," a fat collection of valuable writings about Ellington.

The Reader is over pages, but it is filled with the tastiest, prime rib articles that a reader can consume. This probably sounds like hyperbole, but this is a great book by writers who thought long and hard about the music and life of Duke Ellington.

I read read the book start to finish, and I listened to Duke's recordings over again as I read/5(11). The Duke Ellington Real Book. A giant collection of Ellington’s best, all presented in the famous Real Book notation! Over tunes, including: African Flower • Air Conditioned Jungle • All Too Soon • Black and Tan Fantasy • Bojangles • C-Jam Blues • Caravan • Come Sunday • Cotton Tail • Do Nothin’ Till You Hear from Me • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore • Duke’s.Tracks to were originally released in as "Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book Vol.

One"(MGV ). Tracks to were originally released as "Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. Two" (MGV ). Tracks and were first released in on "The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books"/5(15). This book calls up the spirit of Duke Ellington and his band through its whirling, swirling art and its vivid language.

Although Andrea Davis Pinkney more than once pushes the lingo too far, leaving readers sprawling in the wake of her patter, mostly it is a fun and ear-opening ride, an exciting if taxing introduction to the jargon.4/5.