WONDER #2735: Who was Duke Elington?
Question 1 of 3
Duke Ellington helped usher in the ___________ era of jazz music.
- Big Band
Question 2 of 3
Where was Duke Ellington born?
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Washington, DC
- Chicago, Illinois
- Sacramento, California
Question 3 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Duke Ellington was a musician and composer of the Harlem Renaissance who’s still remembered as a great jazz musician today.
- Many instruments are involved in jazz music, including the trumpet, trombone, saxophone, and piano.
- Duke Ellington started a band called the Washingtonians in New York City during the Harlem Renaissance.
- Duke Ellington is just one of many famous jazz musicians.
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