Duke Ellington Links
http://www.dellington.org/ A very rich centennial site featuring: a scrapbook (20-spread illustrated bio), chronology (life in historical context), links to music and photos, interactive lessons for middle-school students (plus instructions and suggestions for the teacher), Student Gallery (a "permanent" resource of student artwork and poems - you are invited to submit classwork), curriculum materials, a bibliography for younger and general readers, music listings and more.
http://www.schirmer.com/composers/ellington_bio.html The Schirmer music company provides a one-page bio and links.
http://www.wnur.org/jazz/artists/ellington.duke/ Nine links to Ellington pages, including a National Civil Rights Museum exhibit
http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/Harlem/text/ellington.html A one-page biography in the Schomburg Center exhibit site "Harlem 1900-1940."
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