The Jazz Ambassadors

Duke Ellington on "American music".

Clip: 05/04/2018 | 1m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

In summer 1963, Duke Ellington headed to the Middle East and India on his first Jazz Ambassador tour. In a rare Swedish Television interview, he discusses the plight of African Americans, their contributions to society, and jazz music as “the American music.”

Aired: 05/04/18

Rating: NR

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