Happy Birthday, Duke Ellington!

Duke Ellington was born Edward Kennedy Ellington 121 years ago today in Washington, D.C. His contributions to music are difficult to overstate: composer, pianist, and, for more than half a century, leader of a great jazz orchestra. And my, was he an elegant man.

We’ll be featuring Ellington’s music all day on Cladrite Radio, so why not tune in right now?

Duke Ellington

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