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Author Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.), 1978- author.

Title Who was Duke Ellington? / by M. D. Payne ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Workshop, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO ELLINGTO    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO ELLINGTO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ELL    DUE 06-29-21
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ELL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ELL    AVAILABLE
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Description 108 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Who was-- ?
Note Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop
1040L Lexile
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Who was Duke Ellington? -- Edward Kennedy Ellington -- A life-changing sound -- Here comes the Duke! -- From DC Sweet to NYC Gutbucket -- Live from Cotton Club -- "It doesn't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing)" -- "Take the 'A' Train" -- "We love you madly" -- "Retire to what?" -- Beyond category -- Timelines
Summary "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 as we know it"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop
Subject Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Band directors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- Juvenile literature.
Band directors -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
Added Author Copeland, Gregory, illustrator.
ISBN 9780399539626 (paperback)
039953962X (paperback)
9780399539633 (library binding)
0399539638 (library binding)
9781713724476 Follettbound
1713724472 Follettbound
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