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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington appears in the following:

City Hall reception for Duke Ellington

Monday, August 02, 1965

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Opens with two musical numbers, followed by a period of silence.


Mr. Bob Darling (?) welcomes the crowd and introduces the event's first speaker.


Dr. Arthur Logan, Chairman of ...

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Duke Ellington, Program No. 358, Complete Information

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Pianist Duke Ellington hosts this episode of Here's to Veterans. In between pre-recorded music, Ellington gives tips on how to properly write to the VA about benefits such as providing a C number.
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Mayor Lindsay Announces Duke Ellington Day

Monday, January 01, 1900

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In this press conference, Mayor John Lindsay signs a proclamation naming May 20th "Duke Ellington Day." He announces that on May 26th, Ellington will play a benefit concert for the Odyssey House, a drug rehabilitation ...

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