Day By Day – Film By Film



This book is the first among the many publications devoted to Duke Ellington in that ity recounts the entire range of his multiple professional activities in chronological order; almost, though not always day by day! Generously illustrated with reproductions of ads And original documents; and with over 300 photos, most of which have never been published before, the book also provides a visula record of Duke Ellington’s distinguished career. Special sections are devoted to his motion pictures, detailing his work on the screen, on the sound stages and as a film composer. This is a book to browse through, or to turn to in search of information. Access is provided with 60 pages of indexes on persons and music units; on compositions, venues, cities; and with a general index covering films, radio, TV, theatre and other subjects. This is a book for the scholar and the jazz enthusiast: for the film lover and for anyone with an affinity for America’s showbusiness. And above all, it is a must for those with an interest in that genius of American music; Duke Ellington! Over 300 unpublished photos, Sections on movies, film compositions. 60 p. of indexes inc. personnel, compositions, venues, films, radio, TV, theatre, his bands and orchestras.