Duke Ellington: 'The Maestro,' Pt. 1 He is now hailed as one of America's greatest musical eminences. But Duke Ellington's early career is the story of how a bright yet unremarkable teenage boy became a musical pioneer, an accomplished composer and a leader of the world's most popular big band.
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Duke Ellington: 'The Maestro,' Pt. 1

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Duke Ellington: 'The Maestro,' Pt. 1

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