Duke Ellington, “Tiger Rag”

In 1899 Duke Ellington was born into a nurturing middle-class African American family in Washington DC. Ellington first picked up the piano as a teenager. As he started his road to mastering and innovating how the piano can be played, a young and charismatic Ellington never would have imagined that he would grow up to become one of the most influential musicians in America. “Tiger Rag

Tiger Rag (play/download mp3)