"The text presents a unified view of Ellington as a 'special' human being; convinced even as a young boy that he would do great things in life, he labeled himself Duke and set about looking for the venue in which he would excel. He found it in jazz".--Booklist. Includes discography.
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About the Author:
James Lincoln Collier is the author of many books and articles on jazz, notably The Making of Jazz and Louis Armstrong: An American Genius. Collier has achieved a major international reputation as a jazz critic; his books have been published in at least seven different languages around the world.
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Book Description Aladdin, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0020426755
Book Description Aladdin, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110020426755
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