Freedom Just Around the Corner: Duke Ellington

Loan from the United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection
February 12, 2015
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Loan from the United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection

22c Duke Ellington approved original stamp art by Jim Sharpe, c. 1986

Performing Arts Series

The most prolific jazz composer ever, Edward ‘Duke’ Ellington and his orchestra toured the U.S. for nearly fifty years and also popularized the genre in Europe.

Loan from the United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection