Terry Teachout

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

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ISBN 9781592407491 Gotham Books/Penguin Group USA

As the biographer of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout is uniquely qualified to tell the story of the public and private lives of Duke Ellington. Duke peels away countless layers of Ellington’s evasion and public deception to tell the unvarnished truth about the creative genius who inspired Miles Davis to say, “All the musicians should get together one certain day and get down on their knees and thank Duke.” More about this book >

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