Teaching with Primary Sources

Duke Ellington: American Legend


Special Resources for this Project

Books: Fiction

Pinkney, Andrea. (2006) Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and his Orchestra. New York. Hyperion Books for Children.

Smith, Kent. (2005). Duke Ellington: Jazz Musician. Melrose Square Publishing Company.

Venezia, Mike. (1996) Duke Ellington. Scholastic Library Publishing.


America's Story from America's Library: Duke Ellington (Library of Congress) as found in




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