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Examples of Duke Ellington

Sentences with the noun Duke Ellington

4 examples:

It's no big thing to play the music of Duke Ellington.
(Gary Giddins in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrated Ailey’s dances set to music by Duke Ellington on Tuesday night at City Center.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Genre-bending singer k.d. lang this winter will make her Broadway debut in "After Midnight," the jazzy tribute to Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club.
(Jamie Wetherbe in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

One regular sang with Duke Ellington and another was a member the cast of the Canadian version of “Howdy Doody.” Several had worked with "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry before.
(Susan King in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Question

1 example:

Did Duke Ellington want to write an opera?
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Other sentences

22 examples:

Duke Ellington's opera of intraracial satire is staged in Long Beach.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Singer shared bills with artists Duke Ellington, Louis Jordan, T-Bone Walker and more.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

From left, the dancer Charles “Honi” Coles, Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington in Pittsburgh.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Harms sang a program of songs associated with Duke Ellington, including “Mood Indigo,” at the Metropolitan Room.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Like Duke Ellington's 1931 jazz standard, the human brain improvises while its rhythm section keeps up a steady beat.
(Science Daily - News, )

Long Beach Opera announced Wednesday its 2014 season will include works by Duke Ellington, John Adams and Wynton Marsalis.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Terry, an alumnus of Count Basie and Duke Ellington ensembles and the “Tonight Show” band, was also a fervent jazz educator.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Jeffries sang with Duke Ellington and starred in early black westerns using a nickname that evoked his malleable racial identity.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Duke Ellington died nearly 40 years ago, but for jazz fans of a certain age his musical creativity and elegant style remain timeless.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Long Beach Opera makes the most ambitious effort yet on a Duke Ellington opera-in-the-making, and it has an electrifying cast to work with.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Playing exclusively from the Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn songbook, Michelle Nicolle Quartet were outstanding writes Jessica Nicholas.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

In September 1963, jazz legend Duke Ellington played a rare concert in Kabul, Afghanistan - part of a US State Department cultural diplomacy tour.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The soprano dabbled in the popular canon at a Valentine’s Day concert featuring songs by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and others.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

He starred in such films as "Harlem on the Prairie" and "The Bronze Buckaroo," then sang with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and recorded several hits.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Fantasia Barrino has been tapped to appear in the Broadway musical revue, "After Midnight," a celebration of Duke Ellington, the Los Angeles Times reported.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Easter Sunday of this year was the wedding day for Martha Donaldson, left, and Sharon Wheatley, who were married in a ceremony in the Duke Ellington Room at the Manhattan Plaza.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Grammy Award-winner Fantasia Barrino will star in the Broadway-bound "After Midnight," a musical revue celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Duke Ellington described Bunny Briggs as "the most superleviathonic, rhythmaturgically syncopated, tapsthamaticianismatist", a very Ducal translation of a common reaction to Briggs's superlative tap dancing.
(The Independent - People, )

“Harlem Renaissance,” the New York Festival of Song concert on Tuesday at Merkin Concert Hall, featured selections by Duke Ellington and Fats Waller and readings of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The guardians of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx are reaching out to those who can think of nothing better than making their final resting place one shared by the likes of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Celia Cruz.
(The Independent - World News, )

He played and worked as a composer-arranger with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie, and wrote arrangements for Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Bobby Darin.
(The Independent - People, )

Clark Terry was a legendary jazz trumpeter who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played with both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on The Tonight Show. "The world has lost one of the greatest trumpeters to ever grace the planet," Jones wrote. "Clark Terry was my first trumpet teacher as a teen in Seattle, my idol, and my brother.
(The Independent - People, )

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