Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington) born April 29th 1899, was considered as one of the world's greatest musicians and composers. Duke and his orchestra toured the world. notching up thousands of performances in his 50 year career. He performed to everyone, from Queen Elizabeth II and President Nixon, to the common person, and was awarded by the United States government, the highest civil honor. the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Watch him in action on this wonderful DVD, full of different performances throughout his career. Packed with hits, watch the girls dance, Duke's fingers tinkling on the ivorys and even on old lady's final wish, to hear Black And Tan Fantasy! Finish off the experience by listening to some of Duke's tracks. These are a selection of hundreds of Duke recordings over his long career. This pack really is the Definitive Duke Ellington.
Tracklisting: - Take the 'a' Train - Satin Doll - Stormy Weather - Blow by Blow - Jam With Sam - A Bundle of Blues - Things Ain't What They Used to Be - Vip Boogie - Kinda Dukish - Bugle Call Rag - I Got Rhythm - Black and Tan Fantasy