Duke Ellington Quotes
Most popular Duke Ellington Quotes
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
I don't write jazz, I write Negro folk music.
I don't need time. What I need is a deadline.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
People don't retire. They are retired by others.
Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one.
Playing bop is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.
By and large ... jazz was like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.
Love is indescribable and unconditional. I could tell you a thousand things that it is not, but not one that it is.
Playing "bop" is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.