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 Who was Duke Ellington? (Who Was?)
 Author: Payne, M. D.

 Publisher:  Penguin Workshop (2020)

 Dewey: 781.6509
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: 108 p., ill., 20 cm

 BTSB No: 705246 ISBN: 9780399539633
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Ellington, Duke, -- 1899-1974
 Composers -- United States -- Biography
 Band directors -- United States -- Biography
 Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography

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A pivotal fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, Duke Ellington was the bandleader of the historic Cotton Club and a master composer -- writing close to 3,000 songs in his lifetime and capturing the spirit of the black experience in the Unites States. Over a 50-year career, Ellington became one of the biggest names in jazz.

 Illustrator: Copeland, Gregory
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 6.70
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 511266

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