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Duke Ellington : [the piano prince and his orchestra] / by Andrea Pinkney.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. (Author). Pinkney, J. Brian. (Added Author). Whitaker, Forest. (Narrator). Goodman, Joel. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial KIT j B ELLINGTON PINKNEY (Text) 33946001198832 Kits - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1555929087
  • ISBN: 9781555929084
  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 18 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([32] pages : color illustrations)
  • Publisher: [Westport, CT] : Weston Woods : 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Accompanying book illustrated by Brian Pinkney.
Book published: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, ©1998.
"Read-Along CD" ; to be used with book of the same title.
Track 1: With page-turn signals. Track 2: Without page-turn signals.
Duration: 00:18:00.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music composed by Joel Goodman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Forest Whitaker.
Summary, etc.:
Andrea Pinkney presents a charming chronicle featuring the exploits of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, a master pianist in the 20th century. Overcoming America's racial divide and rising to fame in the 1940s, Ellington went on to compose thousands of pieces before his death in 1974.
Subject: Talking books for children.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 > Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography.
Caldecott Medal.
Coretta Scott King Award.

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