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The world of Duke Ellington

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.,
    • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stanley Dance.
      SeriesA Da Capo paperback
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.E44 D3 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 311 p. :
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4114193M
      ISBN 100306801361
      LC Control Number80029358


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