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Brief author info: Duke Ellington (1899-1975) American musician Pianist, composer, and bandleader; as leading jazz composer, wrote over two thousand pieces. Only formal music education was early childhood piano lessons; had longstanding engagement at Harlem nightspot, the Cotton Club. Famous for such standards as "Sophisticated Lady" and "Mood Indigo."
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Roaming through the jungle of "oohs" and "ahs," searching for a more agreeable noise, I live a life of primitivitv with the mind of a child and an unquenchable thirst for sharps and flats.
I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
Jazz has always been like the kind of man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.
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