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Music News for English Learners – Program 3

Remembering Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington was a social rights activist, and a highly respected musician. People from the United States of America and other countries have greatly appreciated Duke Ellington’s music. He has created more than 3,000 jazz compositions during his lifetime. Are you a fan of jazz and Duke Ellington’s legacy? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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  1. Profile photo of admin admin says:

    English Vocabulary Word of the Day: JAZZ
    a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands
    a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
    play something in the style of jazz
    empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; “that”s a lot of wind”; “don”t give me any of that jazz”
    have sexual intercourse with; “This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm”; “Adam knew Eve”; “Were you ever intimate with this man?”

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