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So I'm a young boy in the 1940s growing up, seeing Ralph Bunche on a regular basis, seeing Duke Ellington on a regular basis. We know that these people are famous. They're living in the same community as we live in. They go to the same stores and shops. — Ed Smith

When I got through, Duke Ellington stood up and started the applause. — Ruth Brown

It's a spirit that was given me and the relationships and meeting all these great people, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong; through Max I met a lot of people too. My first album was with Benny Carter. — Abbey Lincoln

A few years later, my Uncle David took me to the Earle Theatre to hear Duke Ellington. — David Amram

I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz in New York on the radio. — Steve Lacy

I heard Sidney Bechet play a Duke Ellington piece and fell in love with the soprano saxophone. — Steve Lacy

There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly. — Boris Vian

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns. — Lawrence Welk