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.
Read more at; DukeEllington.com
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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