Duke Ellington in Wisconsin

by Dean Robbins
| May 24, 2013
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Today is the anniversary of the death of musical legend Duke Ellington. The most prolific composer of the 20thcentury, Ellington was a musical innovator throughout his life.

Commentator Dean Robbins tells us about a piece Ellington wrote just for us.

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Dean Robbins

Dean Robbins is a journalist and author based in Madison. He has won state and national awards for arts, features and news stories, and has contributed to magazines and newspapers around the country.