Sunday, October 12, 2014

Duke Ellington

President Lyndon Johnson presented Duke Ellington with the President’s Gold Medal in 1966.
• President Richard M Nixon presented Duke Ellington with the Medal of Freedom in 1969.
• Duke Ellington received 13 Grammy Awards.
• Duke Ellington received the Pulitzer Prize
• Was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 1973.
• Has a United States Commemorative stamp with his image on it issued in 1986.
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Take It Easy 1928

Jubilee Stomp 1928

Take the A Train

Mood Indigo

The New Black and Tan Fantasy

Stepping Into Swing Society

Cotton Club Stomp

In A Mizz

Jubilee Stomp  The Washingtonians

Ella & Duke 1966

Check & Double Check 1930

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