Duke Ellington artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
December 19, 2013 American Routes host Nick Spitzer chats with NPR's David Greene about a few jazz Christmas classics.
January 5, 2011 In 1940, two amateurs made what would become a Grammy-winning recording -- 40 years later.
February 2, 2014 When the prolific composer died in 1974, he left one of his most ambitious projects unfinished.
June 26, 2013 Aki Takase's new album of Duke Ellington tunes reflects influences from Monk to Schoenberg.
December 25, 2012 The flow of classical Christmas albums has slowed, triggering a longing for past recordings.
February 21, 2013 Composers such as Duke Ellington have captured black history in long-form works. Hear five examples.
August 23, 2011 The super-producer plays cuts from a new deluxe edition of the massively successful film soundtrack.
June 8, 2011 Inspired by their own album of duets, we asked the jazzmen to name their favorite pairings.