Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, born on this day in 1899 in Washington, D.C.
In this clip from 1933, the Duke Ellington Orchestra is joined by dancers Florence Hill and Bessie Dudley.
As a bonus, check out this film from 1937 for a glimpse into Ellington's studio process and to see how records were recorded and duplicated in the 1930s: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 (1986)
From "Thank You" DVD