Band leader, composer and pianist Duke Ellington (1899-1974), part 61. Billy Strayhorn also arranged pieces by other composers for the Ellington orchestra such as arrangements of French chansons, music for films and musicals, and classical music.
D.E.: Highlights of the Great 1940-1942 Band (Avid AMSC1143 2 CD)
D.E.: Three mid-fifties classic albums (Avid Jazz AMSC 937)
D.E.: Three Suites (Columbia CK 46825)
D.E.: All American in Jazz + Midnight in Paris (EJC 55591)
D.E.: Mary Poppins (Warner Bros. Rec. Coll. Col-cd 6732)