Duke Ellington artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
January 5, 2011 In 1940, two amateurs made what would become a Grammy-winning recording -- 40 years later.
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.