Creatively Speaking
7:22 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Duke Ellington: The Influential, Elegant Genius

Duke Ellington wrote and performed hundreds of musical works, and changed the way people thought about jazz.  And, as WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, his contributions went beyond the music.

Terry Teachout's Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington is published by Gotham Books.

Ellington biographer, Wall Street Journal Drama Critic, Terry Teachout, talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis about Ellington's life and music.

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