The Maestro (Part 2)

NPR‘s second piece on Duke:

This episode of Jazz Profiles, the second in a series of four, follows Duke Ellington from his Swing Era successes through the incredible bouts of creativity that came over his band for the next forty years. It is the story of an acclaimed bandleader meeting groundbreaking talent, adapting to a changing music industry and continuing to innovate throughout his entire career.

Listen to the program here.

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