New York : Gotham Books, 2013. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust-wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new. Item #273874
Physical description; (483 pages) : illustrations. Summary; An account of the public and private lives of the eminent jazz artist covers his slave heritage, the musical talent that inspired some 1,500 compositions, and his relationships with numerous lovers. Subjects; Ellington, Duke, -- 1899-1974. Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography. Composers & Musicians.