Duke Ellington Links

If you're interested in finding out more about Duke Ellington's life and his work there is plenty of information on the Web. We've gathered some of the best sites below:

Duke Ellington Society: Founded in 1959, the society devotes itself to promoting the appreciation of Ellington's music. Read essays, listen to audio files, or join the discussion group.

Edward Kennedy Ellington Pages: These pages attempt to be a central reference point to Ellington on the Web. List of Ellington recordings and many links.

Red Hot Jazz: This comprehensive Duke Ellington site includes a biography and discography with some audio files and a filmography.

A Dedication to Duke Ellington: Biography, audio files, a list of musicians who played with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and a Web ring.

Rude Interlude: This Duke Ellington page lists more than 100 of his recordings on CD with brief descriptions of each. Includes information on the Smithsonian Institution's traveling Duke Ellington exhibition.