Duke Ellington and His World
By (author) A. H. Lawrence
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Duke Ellington and His World by A. H. Lawrence
Book DescriptionBased 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 life and career in terms of the social, cultural, political, and economic realities of his times. Beginning with his birth in Washington, DC, through his first bands and work at the legendary Cotton Club, to his final great extended compositions, this book gives a thorough introduction to Ellington's music and how it was made. It also illuminates his personal life because, for Ellington, music was his life and his life was a constant inspiration for music.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415969253
(229mm x 152mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's life and career in terms of the social and cultural realiteis of his time.
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Author Biography - A. H. Lawrence
A. H. Lawrence was a professional jazz trombonist from 1944-48, playing with the bands of Hot Lips Page, Benny Carter, and Luis Russell. Through Russell, he met and befriended Ellington and remained friends with him throughout his life. Lawrence served as a consultant to the Smithsonian Institution for the exhibit, Jazz in Paris 1915-40. He lives in Cambridge, MA.
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