Definition of Ellington, Duke in English:

Ellington, Duke

proper noun

  • (1899–1974), US jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Edward Kennedy Ellington. Coming to fame in the early 1930s, he wrote over 900 compositions, including "Mood Indigo" (1930), and was one of the first popular musicians to write extended pieces.

Pronunciation:

Ellington, Duke

/ˈeliNGtən/