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Equally at home and equally revered in the cotton club and carnegie hall, if any musician ever defied categorization, it was duke ellington fifty years after. The duke appeared a little bored he was being asked a lot of routine questions about his favorite sports, hangouts, and orchestras he made a gesture of. Ellington uptown duke ellington, james p johnson, and the birth of concert jazz john howland explores a little-discussed yet truly hybrid american musical .
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