Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader
Jazz today, as always in the past, is a matter of thoughtful creation, not mere unaided instinct.More Duke Ellington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Billy Strayhorn was my right arm, my left arm, all the eyes
in the back of my head, my brainwaves in his head, and his in mine.More Duke Ellington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wise musicians are those who play what they can masterMore Duke Ellington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.More Duke Ellington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On becoming more acquainted with the word of the Bible, I began to understand so much more of what I had been taught, and of what I had learned about life and about the people in mine.More Duke Ellington quotes [09/10/2011 04:09:51]

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