The Style Blog: Duke Ellington

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012

The Smithsonian’s Jazz Appreciation Month underscores activism and music

The 2012 edition concentrates on how jazz musicians were often ambassadors of freedom, as well as creativity.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  02:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jazz Appreciation Month, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 01/31/2012

John Legend surprises Duke Ellington School of the Arts students at the Kennedy Center

Students rehearsing for a Kennedy Center performance had a surprise visit from John Legend.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  03:35 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke Ellington School of Arts