Duke Ellington (Life & Times)

Duke Ellington (Life & Times)

By: David Bradbury (author)Paperback

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Radio broadcasts from the Cotton Club from 1927 onwards brought national recognition to Duke Ellington and his band; recordings of his compositions - particularly Saddest Tale, Echoes of Harlem, Black and Tan Fantasy, and Mood Indigo - spread their fame internationally.

About Author

A jazz fan since his schooldays, David Bradbury was able to talk to many musicians while he was based in New York as a British correspondent reporting on America. Now a freelance writer, he lives with his wife in North London. His book Now That's Funny! Writers on Writing Comedy, co-authored with Joe McGrath, was described as 'intelligent and enthusiastic' (Peter Bradshaw, Evening Standard) and 'a good laugh' (Arthur Smith, The Guardian).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781904341666
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 183
  • ID: 9781904341666
  • weight: 271
  • ISBN10: 1904341667

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