Ellington, Duke

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 5, 2004

    Stylish master of the jazz piano and, like his contemporaries Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong, a figure of reverence among millions of jazz fans around the world. He can be seen as one of the modern angels in Clean Pastures (Freleng, 1937). He is also referred to in Knight-Mare Hare (Jones, 1955) and Napoleon Bunny-part (Freleng, 1956) along with other jazz greats like Count Basie and Earl Hines.

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