Duke Ellington

Born: 
04/29/1899
City: 
Washington
Region: 
District of Columbia
Country: 
USA
Died: 
05/24/1974
Years Active: 
1914-1974
Instruments: 
Piano
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big band leader. He is credited with over 1,000 compositions.

Discography

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Duke Ellington Orchestra 01/04/1953 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 03/18/1953 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Battle of Jazz 06/08/1953 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington / Billy Ward / The Royals 09/14/1953 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington 03/15/1954 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Norman Granz Presents 10/23/1954 Shubert-Lafayette Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 01/30/1955 Colonial Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 01/31/1955 Colonial Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 02/01/1955 Colonial Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Battle of the Bands 02/06/1956 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 07/02/1956 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 07/04/1956 Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 04/07/1957 Saginaw Auditorium Saginaw Michigan USA
The Battle of Jazz 07/15/1957 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 10/24/1957 Lansing Civic Center Lansing Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 05/23/1958 Country Club of Detroit Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 05/31/1958 Pomona Dance Pavilion Fruitport Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 08/23/1958 Tuscola County Fairgrounds Caro Michigan USA
Duke Ellington Orchestra 05/02/1959 Mather Inn Ishpeming Michigan USA
Battle of Jazz 05/25/1959 Ford Auditorium Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 08/10/1959 Pomona Dance Pavilion Fruitport Michigan USA
1st Annual American Jazz Festival 08/15/1959 Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit Michigan USA
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 01/30/1960 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
1st Annual Saugatuck Jazz Festival 08/12/1960 New Festival Forum Saugatuck Michigan USA
1st Annual Saugatuck Jazz Festival 08/13/1960 New Festival Forum Saugatuck Michigan USA

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