2 edition of Index to Duke Ellington"s Music is my mistress found in the catalog.
Index to Duke Ellington"s Music is my mistress
H. F. Huon
Library"s copy contains handwritten corrections and additions.
|Contributions||Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
Jun 02, · Here's my review of it on amazon "This book is an outstanding analysis of the person Duke Ellington was. Having followed his music to a modest degree I was intrigued about the author's focus on Ellington as a person and his socio-political views. The book is . Music is My Mistress13, Mercer Ellington’s Duke Ellington in Person: An Intimate Memoir14, Mark Tucker’s The Duke Ellington Reader15, Rex Stewart’s Jazz Masters of the Thirties16 and Boy Meets Horn Music is My Mistress is Ellington’s autobiography and provides recollections of Cited by: 1.
Strayhorn worked for Ellington for the next quarter century as an arranger, composer, occasional pianist and collaborator until his early death from cancer. As Ellington described him, "Billy Strayhorn was my right arm, my left arm, all the eyes in the back of my head, my brain waves in his head, and his in mine." Working with Ellington. Jul 01, · Duke Ellington signs his biography in London in , with Billy Strayhorn in the background. Ellington and Strayhorn collaborated to create 's The Nutcracker Suite.
Dec 29, · Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, - May 24, ) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. Duke Ellington composed over songs, including: "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", " read more. collected in Music Is My Mistress(MM 39–40, –13), and there are even a few recordings of Ellington reciting poetry in concert. Some of these performances are whimsical, couched as a humorous interlude to the music, as when Duke recites a short, colloquial quatrain at a .
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Music Is My Mistress Chap. 9 "Duke Ellington: 'Music like a Big Hot Pot of Good Gumbo'". Jun 15, · Music is my mistress by Ellington, Duke, Publication date Topics Ellington, Duke,Ellington, Duke,Jazz musicians, Musiciens Publisher Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; archiveofcontemporarymusic; audio_music; americana Digitizing sponsor The Archive of Contemporary Music Pages: May 14, · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital cateringwhidbey.com projects include the Wayback Machine, cateringwhidbey.com and cateringwhidbey.comDuke Ellingtons Contribution To American Jazz Film Studies Essay.
words (6 pages) Essay in Film Studies. himself described both his early life and his musical career in an autobiography he published in entitled “Music is my Mistress.” (Ellington, ).