(Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback)) [PDF] Ã Edward Kennedy Ellington

  • Paperback
  • 544
  • Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback)
  • Edward Kennedy Ellington
  • English
  • 10 April 2019
  • 0306800330

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Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) characters ¹ 107 summary á eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Edward Kennedy Ellington read & download Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) Passionate about his music and the people who made music he counted as his friends hundreds of the musicians who changed the face of music throughout the world Bechet Basie Armstrong Lena Horne Ella Fitzgerald Sinatra to name a few of them Here are 100 photographs to give us an intimate view of Dukes worldhis family his friends his associatesWhat emerges most strongly in his commitment to music the mistress for whom he saves the fullest intensity of his passion L. Duke tells us about his life music and friends in one of the best autobiographies I have ever read As a gentleman that he was he talks about most of the performers of the age pointing out their ualities Besides being the great artist he is known for he was also an entrepreneur and a true leader of men A great candidate for a TED talk

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Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) characters ¹ 107 summary á eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Edward Kennedy Ellington read & download Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) Music is my mistress and she plays second fiddle to no one This is the story of Duke Ellingtonthe story of Jazz itself Told in his own way in his own words a symphony written by the King of Jazz His story spans and defines a half century of modern musicThis man who created over 1500 compositions was as much at home in Harlems Cotton Club in the 20s as he was at a White House birthday celebration in his honor in the 60s For Duke knew everyone and savored them all. Duke Ellington wrote down a few paragraphs about 100 or so people he met along the way For example you might get a whole page describing Johnny Hodge s personality and one interesting story about him Think of the book as something you read in the john There are just a series of short articles you can read in almost any order and don t have to worry too much about what page you left off at What he has to say is interesting and written intelligently It didn t meet my expectations because I was hoping for a story

summary á eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Edward Kennedy Ellington

Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) characters ¹ 107 summary á eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Edward Kennedy Ellington read & download Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback) Overs have come and gone but only my mistress stays he says He composed not only songs that all the world has sung but also suites sacred works music for stage and screen and symphonies This rich book the embodiment of the life and works of the Duke is replete with appendices listing singers arrangers lyricists and the symphony orchestras with whom the Duke played There is a book to own and cherish by all who love Jazz and the contributions made to it by the Duke. This book was a gift for a die hard jazz enthusiast He is halfway thru the book already and lovelovesloves it The condition of the book was just as described and the price was perfect Denise Wilson