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The Resource Duke : a life of Duke Ellington, Terry Teachout

Duke : a life of Duke Ellington, Terry Teachout

Label
Duke : a life of Duke Ellington
Title
Duke
Title remainder
a life of Duke Ellington
Statement of responsibility
Terry Teachout
Title variation
Life of Duke Ellington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the public and private lives of the eminent jazz artist covers his slave heritage, the musical talent that inspired some 1,700 compositions, and his relationships with numerous lovers
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Teachout, Terry
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Jazz musicians
Label
Duke : a life of Duke Ellington, Terry Teachout
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Color illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 365-368), bibliographical references (pages 369-464), and index
Contents
"I want to tell America" -- "I just couldn't be shackled" : fortunate son, 1899-1917 -- "Soft and gut-bucket" : becoming a professional, 1917-1926 -- "Only my own music" : with Irving Mills, 1926-1927 -- "The utmost significance" : at the Cotton Club, 1927-1929 -- "I better scratch out something" : becoming a genius, 1929-1930 -- "A higher plateau" : becoming a star, 1931-1933 -- "The way the President travels" : on the road, 1933-1936 -- "Swing is stagnant" : diminuendo in blue, 1939-1939 -- "The eyes in the back of my head" : with Billy Strayhorn, 1938-1939 -- "The sea of expectancy" : the Blanton-Webster band, 1939-1940 -- "A message for the world" : jump for joy, 1941-1942 -- "I don't write jazz" : Carnegie Hall, 1942-1946 -- "More a business than an art" : into the wilderness, 1946-1955 -- "I was born in 1956" : crescendo in blue, 1955-1950 -- "Fate's being kind to me" : apotheosis, 1960-1967 -- "That big yawning void" : alone in a crowd, 1967-1974 -- Appendix. Fifty key recordings by Duke Ellington
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
483 p.
Isbn
9781592407491
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013011138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)833147192
  • (OCoLC)ocn833147192
  • 614173
Label
Duke : a life of Duke Ellington, Terry Teachout
Publication
Note
Color illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 365-368), bibliographical references (pages 369-464), and index
Contents
"I want to tell America" -- "I just couldn't be shackled" : fortunate son, 1899-1917 -- "Soft and gut-bucket" : becoming a professional, 1917-1926 -- "Only my own music" : with Irving Mills, 1926-1927 -- "The utmost significance" : at the Cotton Club, 1927-1929 -- "I better scratch out something" : becoming a genius, 1929-1930 -- "A higher plateau" : becoming a star, 1931-1933 -- "The way the President travels" : on the road, 1933-1936 -- "Swing is stagnant" : diminuendo in blue, 1939-1939 -- "The eyes in the back of my head" : with Billy Strayhorn, 1938-1939 -- "The sea of expectancy" : the Blanton-Webster band, 1939-1940 -- "A message for the world" : jump for joy, 1941-1942 -- "I don't write jazz" : Carnegie Hall, 1942-1946 -- "More a business than an art" : into the wilderness, 1946-1955 -- "I was born in 1956" : crescendo in blue, 1955-1950 -- "Fate's being kind to me" : apotheosis, 1960-1967 -- "That big yawning void" : alone in a crowd, 1967-1974 -- Appendix. Fifty key recordings by Duke Ellington
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
483 p.
Isbn
9781592407491
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013011138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)833147192
  • (OCoLC)ocn833147192
  • 614173

Library Locations

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