Duke Ellington (1899–1974)

Soundtrack | Music Department | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Matrix (1999) | American Hustle (2013) | The Artist (2011)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Duke Ellington's Orchestra
NICKNAME  
Sir Duke
BORN 
Apr 29, 1899 (died May 24, 1974)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Darker Than You ThinkDarker Than You Think Performer ("Take the A Train", "Sophisticated Lady"), Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less Pitch
Past Film & Video (247 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 20th Century Women20th Century Women Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood")  Less 2016 $7MM $5.7MM / $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for Manchester by the SeaManchester by the Sea Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light")  Less 2016 $8.5MM $48MM / $41MM
  • Primary photo for Trilogie De TragedieTrilogie De Tragedie Musician  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't ChangeHow to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change Performer ("Angelica"), Writer ("Angelica")  Less 2016 $1.6MM $14K / —
  • Primary photo for Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the PastVince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past Writer ("Black Beauty", "Drop Me Off in Harlem", "The Mooch", "Cotton Club Stomp")  Less 2016 $14K / —
  • Primary photo for MaximeMaxime Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Nature PhotographsNature Photographs (Short) Performer ("Take The A Train")  Less 2016 $10K
  • Primary photo for Uncle HowardUncle Howard Lyrics ("East St. Louis Toodle-Oo", "The Mooch"), Music ("East St. Louis Toodle-Oo", "The Mooch"), Performer ("East St. Louis Toodle-Oo")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Talking SticksTalking Sticks Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Summer SolsticeSummer Solstice Performer ("Take the A Trail")  Less 2015 PLN 10MM
  • Primary photo for Sommeren '92Sommeren '92 Writer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Fresh DressedFresh Dressed Music ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)"), Performer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for SharkskinSharkskin Arranger ("Main Stem"), Writer ("Main Stem")  Less 2015 $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for StillStill Performer ("Creole Love Call"), Writer ("Creole Love Call")  Less 2014 £500K
  • Primary photo for CássiaCássia Writer ("I Ain't Got Nothing But the Blues")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 50 Year ArgumentThe 50 Year Argument Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for WhiplashWhiplash Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2014 $3.3MM $13MM / $49MM
  • Primary photo for Mood IndigoMood Indigo Performer ("Fleurette Africaine"), Writer ("Caravan", "The Mood to be Wooed", "Sophisticated Lady", "Fleurette Africaine", "Slap Happy" (uncredited))  Less 2013 €19MM $303K / —
  • Primary photo for No Kaddish in CarmarthenNo Kaddish in Carmarthen (Short) Performer ("Take The A Train")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for American HustleAmerican Hustle Performer ("Jeep's Blues"), Writer ("Jeep's Blues")  Less 2013 $40MM $150MM / $251MM
  • Primary photo for Paris à tout prixParis à tout prix Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 4242 Performer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore"), Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 2013 $40MM $95MM / —
  • Primary photo for An Honest BuckAn Honest Buck (Short) Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Swing of ThingsThe Swing of Things (Short) Performer ("Take the A Train")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for GambitGambit Writer ("East St. Louis Toodle Oo")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Artist and the ModelThe Artist and the Model Performer ("Caravan")  Less 2012 $107K / —
  • Primary photo for Three VignettesThree Vignettes (Video) Writer ("Jubilee Stomp")  Less 2012 $10K
  • Primary photo for The MasterThe Master Performer ("Dancers in Love", "Lotus Blossom"), Writer ("Dancers in Love")  Less 2012 $32MM $16MM / $28MM
  • Primary photo for Ginger & RosaGinger & Rosa Performer ("Take the A Train")  Less 2012 $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The ForgerThe Forger Writer ("Prelude To A Kiss")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Friends with KidsFriends with Kids Writer ("Angelica")  Less 2011 $10MM $7.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The FairyThe Fairy Performer ("Little Max", "Blues in orbit"), Writer ("Little Max", "Blues in orbit")  Less 2011 $38K / —
  • Primary photo for The ArtistThe Artist Soundtrack ("Jubilee Stomp"), Performer ("Jubilee Stomp")  Less 2011 $15MM $45MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool PlaceMagic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place Performer ("In A Sentimental Mood"), Writer ("In A Sentimental Mood")  Less 2011 $154K / —
  • Primary photo for Martha Marcy May MarleneMartha Marcy May Marlene Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 2011 $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for 'Master Harold' ... And the Boys'Master Harold' ... And the Boys Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing")  Less 2010 $5MM
  • Primary photo for On TourOn Tour Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The PresenceThe Presence Soundtrack ("Echoes of Harlem")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Up in the AirUp in the Air Writer ("Mood Indigo" (1931)) (as Edward Ellington)  Less 2009 $25MM $84MM / $167MM
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great DepressionHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video) Writer ("Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life", "I've Got Those Lost My Man Blues") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for He's Just Not That Into YouHe's Just Not That Into You Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 2009 $40MM $94MM / $179MM
  • Primary photo for Two LoversTwo Lovers Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm" (1931))  Less 2008 $12MM $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Christmas TaleA Christmas Tale Performer ("Fleurette africaine" (African Flower), "Ad Lib On Nippon"), Writer ("Fleurette africaine" (African Flower), "Ad Lib On Nippon")  Less 2008 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Be Kind RewindBe Kind Rewind Writer ("Solitude")  Less 2008 $20MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Great DebatersThe Great Debaters Writer ("Delta Serenade") (as Edward Ellington)  Less 2007 $15MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for Melba Moore: Live in ConcertMelba Moore: Live in Concert (Video) Writer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Ocean's ThirteenOcean's Thirteen Writer ("Caravan" (1937))  Less 2007 $85MM $117MM / $194MM
  • Primary photo for EllaElla (Short) Music ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)"), Performer ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Shanghai KissShanghai Kiss Writer ("Acht O'Clock Rock Remix")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Does Your Soul Have a Cold?Does Your Soul Have a Cold? Writer ("Solitude")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for King of CaliforniaKing of California Writer ("In A Sentimental Mood (inst)")  Less 2007 $264K / —
  • Primary photo for The Lost CityThe Lost City Performer ("Limbo Jazz"), Writer ("Limbo Jazz")  Less 2005 $9.6MM $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Breakfast on PlutoBreakfast on Pluto Writer ("Caravan" (1937))  Less 2005 $829K / —
  • Primary photo for MunichMunich Writer ("Prelude to a Kiss") (as Edward "Duke" Ellington)  Less 2005 $70MM $47MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for Rumor Has It...Rumor Has It... Performer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light"), Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light")  Less 2005 $70MM $43MM / $89MM
  • Primary photo for The White CountessThe White Countess Music ("Mood Indigo" (1930))  Less 2005 $16MM $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for PrimePrime Performer ("IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD"), Writer ("IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD")  Less 2005 $23MM / $68MM
  • Primary photo for Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Chaka KhanGreat Women Singers of the 20th Century: Chaka Khan (Video) Music (arranged "Take The 'A' Train")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Stranded in CantonStranded in Canton Writer ("Sophisticated lady")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Melinda and MelindaMelinda and Melinda Music ("In a Mellow Tone" (1939), "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (1942), "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (1938)), Performer ("Take The 'A' Train" (1941), "In a Mellow Tone" (1939), "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (1938))  Less 2004 $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Life and Death of Peter SellersThe Life and Death of Peter Sellers Writer ("I'm a Just a Lucky So & So")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The NotebookThe Notebook Writer ("Alabamy Home" (1937))  Less 2004 $29MM $81MM / $116MM
  • Primary photo for Rosemary Clooney: Singing at Her BestRosemary Clooney: Singing at Her Best (Video) Writer ("I'm Checkin' Out, Goom-bye")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Old Negro Space ProgramThe Old Negro Space Program (Short) Music ("The Mooche", "Creole Love Call")  Less 2004 $3K
  • Primary photo for Bright Young ThingsBright Young Things Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2003 $932K / —
  • Primary photo for Mona Lisa SmileMona Lisa Smile Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less 2003 $65MM $64MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for Matrix RevolutionsMatrix Revolutions Writer ("I'm Beginning To See the Light")  Less 2003 $150MM $139MM / $427MM
  • Primary photo for The Human StainThe Human Stain Music ("I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" (1941)), Writer ("Day Dream" (1939))  Less 2003 $30MM $5.4MM / $25MM
  • Primary photo for Alejandro y Ana. Lo que España no pudo ver del banquete de la boda de la hija del presidenteAlejandro y Ana. Lo que España no pudo ver del banquete de la boda de la hija del presidente (Video) Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for PresencePresence Writer ("Ko-Ko", "Portrait of Bert Williams")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Private AffairA Private Affair Writer ("I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ComedianComedian Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2002 $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Minority ReportMinority Report Writer ("Solitude" (1934))  Less 2002 $102MM $132MM / $358MM
  • Primary photo for Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Lyrics ("Mood Indigo" (1931)), Music ("Mood Indigo" (1931)), Performer ("Mood Indigo" (1931))  Less 2002 $27MM $70MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for Hart's WarHart's War Writer ("Mood Indigo") (as Edward Ellington)  Less 2002 $70MM $19MM / $13MM
  • Primary photo for DesaliñadaDesaliñada (Short) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Ocean's ElevenOcean's Eleven Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2001 $85MM $183MM / $184MM
  • Primary photo for The Curse of the Jade ScorpionThe Curse of the Jade Scorpion Music ("Sophisticated Lady"), Performer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 2001 $33MM $7.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for An American RhapsodyAn American Rhapsody Music ("I'm Just a Lucky So and So" (1945))  Less 2001 $850K / —
  • Primary photo for Angel EyesAngel Eyes Writer ("In A Sentimental Mood")  Less 2001 $53MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Anouk - Lost TracksAnouk - Lost Tracks (Video) Writer ("Mood indigo")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for PollockPollock Performer ("It's Sad But True")  Less 2000 $6MM $8.6MM / $11MM
  • Primary photo for ChocolatChocolat Writer ("Caravan")  Less 2000 $25MM $72MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Bagger VanceThe Legend of Bagger Vance Performer ("Mood Indigo"), Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less 2000 $80MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for The YardsThe Yards Music ("I'm Beginning to See the Light" (1944)) (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less 2000 $24MM $883K / —
  • Primary photo for Yksityisetsivän tytärYksityisetsivän tytär (Short) Lyrics ("A Drum is a Woman"), Music ("A Drum is a Woman")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for My Dog SkipMy Dog Skip Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (as D. Ellington)  Less 2000 $6MM $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fallen ArchesFallen Arches Writer ("Solitude") (as Ellington)  Less 2000 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Sweet and LowdownSweet and Lowdown Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (1931)), Writer ("Caravan" (1936))  Less 1999 $30MM $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Any Given SundayAny Given Sunday Writer ("I DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT YOU")  Less 1999 $55MM $76MM / $100MM
  • Primary photo for The Green MileThe Green Mile Performer ("Three Little Words")  Less 1999 $60MM $137MM / $287MM
  • Primary photo for Pitch PeoplePitch People Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less 1999 $350K
  • Primary photo for Eyes Wide ShutEyes Wide Shut Music ("I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" (1941))  Less 1999 $65MM $56MM / $162MM
  • Primary photo for The Thirteenth FloorThe Thirteenth Floor Writer ("Caravan")  Less 1999 $16MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for LifeLife Writer ("Drop Me Off in Harlem")  Less 1999 $80MM $64MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for The MatrixThe Matrix Performer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light"), Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less 1999 $63MM $171MM / $464MM
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Hank GreenbergThe Life and Times of Hank Greenberg Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 1998 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for It All Came TrueIt All Came True Writer ("Mood Indigo", "Rockin' In Rhythm")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Living Out LoudLiving Out Loud Writer ("Low Key Lightly", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1998 $12MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for RoundersRounders Performer ("Warm Valley"), Writer ("Warm Valley")  Less 1998 $12MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Saving Private RyanSaving Private Ryan Music ("Solitude" (1934))  Less 1998 $70MM $217MM / $482MM
  • Primary photo for The Odd Couple IIThe Odd Couple II Soundtrack ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1998 $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Big LebowskiThe Big Lebowski Writer ("I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good")  Less 1998 $15MM $17MM / $10MM
  • Primary photo for SphereSphere Music ("DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE")  Less 1998 $80MM $37MM / $13MM
  • Primary photo for The HarmonistsThe Harmonists Writer ("Creole Love Call")  Less 1997 $480K / —
  • Primary photo for The Big OneThe Big One Performer ("Mississippi Moan" (1927)), Writer ("Mississippi Moan" (1927))  Less 1997 $720K / —
  • Primary photo for Seven Years in TibetSeven Years in Tibet Performer ("Perdido")  Less 1997 $70MM $38MM / $131MM
  • Primary photo for Double TapDouble Tap Performer ("One O'Clock Jump")  Less 1997 $8MM
  • Primary photo for HoodlumHoodlum Writer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 1997 $30MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ulee's GoldUlee's Gold Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 1997 $2.7MM $9.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lugosi: Hollywood's DraculaLugosi: Hollywood's Dracula Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Addicted to LoveAddicted to Love Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less 1997 $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for Love JonesLove Jones Performer ("In a Sentimental Mood"), Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood")  Less 1997 $10MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for MetroMetro Performer ("THINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE")  Less 1997 $55MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Mirror Has Two FacesThe Mirror Has Two Faces Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood")  Less 1996 $42MM $41MM / $73MM
  • Primary photo for Larger Than LifeLarger Than Life Writer ("Just a Lucky So & So")  Less 1996 $30MM $8.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for SwingersSwingers Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less 1996 $200K $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for White Man's BurdenWhite Man's Burden Writer ("Prelude To A Kiss")  Less 1995 $7MM $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Let It Be MeLet It Be Me Writer ("C Jam Blues")  Less 1995 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Devil in a Blue DressDevil in a Blue Dress Performer ("HY-AH SU", "MAYBE I SHOULD CHANGE MY WAYS"), Writer ("HY-AH SU", "MAYBE I SHOULD CHANGE MY WAYS")  Less 1995 $27MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Forget ParisForget Paris Writer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 1995 $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for Just CauseJust Cause Writer ("I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good")  Less 1995 $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for Miami RhapsodyMiami Rhapsody Writer ("I GOT IT BAD AND THAT AIN'T GOOD")  Less 1995 $5.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bullets Over BroadwayBullets Over Broadway Performer ("That Jungle Jamboree")  Less 1994 $20MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Corrina, CorrinaCorrina, Corrina Performer ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)"), Writer ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")  Less 1994 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Hudsucker ProxyThe Hudsucker Proxy Performer ("In A Sentimental Mood", "Flying Home"), Writer ("In A Sentimental Mood")  Less 1994 $30MM $2.9MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Bottle RocketBottle Rocket (Short) Performer ("Stevie"), Writer ("Stevie")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Bluesland: A Portrait in American MusicBluesland: A Portrait in American Music Performer ("Ko-Ko")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Short CutsShort Cuts Music ("I'm Gonna Go Fishin" (1959))  Less 1993 $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rising SunRising Sun Writer ("SINGLE PETAL OF A ROSE")  Less 1993 $35MM $63MM / $107MM
  • Primary photo for The Grey Light of NovemberThe Grey Light of November Writer ("Night Train")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Swing KidsSwing Kids Writer ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")  Less 1993 $5.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Malcolm XMalcolm X Performer ("Arabesque Cookie"), Writer ("Drop Me Off in Harlem", "Azure", "Arabesque Cookie")  Less 1992 $33MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for Glengarry Glen RossGlengarry Glen Ross Writer ("Prelude to a Kiss", "Daydream")  Less 1992 $12MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Prelude to a KissPrelude to a Kiss Writer ("Prelude to a Kiss")  Less 1992 $20MM / $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for A League of Their OwnA League of Their Own Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood")  Less 1992 $40MM $108MM / $132MM
  • Primary photo for White Men Can't JumpWhite Men Can't Jump Writer ("MOOD INDIGO")  Less 1992 $76MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for The Mambo KingsThe Mambo Kings Performer ("In A Sentimental Mood"), Writer ("In A Sentimental Mood")  Less 1992 $16MM $6.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for FlirtingFlirting Writer ("The Moochie") (as Ellington)  Less 1991 $2.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for En dag i oktoberEn dag i oktober Writer ("THE JEEP IS JUMPIN'")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Addams FamilyThe Addams Family Writer ("The Mooche")  Less 1991 $30MM $114MM / $192MM
  • Primary photo for Other People's MoneyOther People's Money Writer ("Solitude")  Less 1991 $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of FearThe Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Soundtrack ("SATIN DOLL")  Less 1991 $23MM $87MM / —
  • Primary photo for The RocketeerThe Rocketeer Writer ("IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD")  Less 1991 $35MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for OscarOscar Performer ("Rockin' in Rhythm"), Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm")  Less 1991 $35MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Guilty by SuspicionGuilty by Suspicion Performer ("I'M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO"), Writer ("I'M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO")  Less 1991 $9.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said Soundtrack ("I'm Just A Lucky So-and-So", "In A Sentimental Mood")  Less 1991 $9.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wild BladeWild Blade Music ("Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me"), Performer ("El Gato")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice Writer ("Caravan" (1937)) (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less 1990 $12MM $7.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for White Hunter Black HeartWhite Hunter Black Heart Writer ("SATIN DOLL")  Less 1990 $24MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wild at HeartWild at Heart Performer ("First Movement"), Writer ("First Movement")  Less 1990 $9.5MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dolly and Her LoverDolly and Her Lover Writer ("Caravan")  Less 1990 FIM 4MM
  • Primary photo for Strike It RichStrike It Rich Music ("Prelude to a Kiss") (uncredited)  Less 1990 $542K / —
  • Primary photo for Harlem NightsHarlem Nights Music ("Drop Me Off In Harlem", "The Gal From Joe's", "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Sophisticated Lady"), Performer ("Drop Me Off In Harlem", "Take The 'A' Train"), Writer ("Black Beauty", "Mood Indigo")  Less 1989 $30MM $61MM / $96MM
  • Primary photo for Bloodhounds of BroadwayBloodhounds of Broadway Writer ("The Mooch")  Less 1989 $4MM $44K / —
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Baker BoysThe Fabulous Baker Boys Writer ("Prelude to a Kiss", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Solitude") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less 1989 $13MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for When Harry Met Sally...When Harry Met Sally... Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1989 $16MM $93MM / —
  • Primary photo for Field of DreamsField of Dreams Performer ("Lotus Blossom")  Less 1989 $64MM / $84MM
  • Primary photo for The Toxic Avenger Part IIThe Toxic Avenger Part II Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing")  Less 1989 $2.3MM $793K / —
  • Primary photo for Driving Me CrazyDriving Me Crazy Writer ("Ive Got To Be a Rug Cutter") (uncredited)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Let's Get LostLet's Get Lost Soundtrack ("Daydream", "In a Sentimental Mood")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Full Moon in Blue WaterFull Moon in Blue Water Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1988 $451K / —
  • Primary photo for The Bengali NightThe Bengali Night Writer ("East St-Louis Toodle-oo")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Envoyez les violonsEnvoyez les violons Writer ("C JamBlues")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for SunsetSunset Performer ("Black And Tan Fantasy")  Less 1988 $19MM $4.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Biloxi BluesBiloxi Blues Writer ("Solitude")  Less 1988 $20MM $43MM / $52MM
  • Primary photo for In the MoodIn the Mood Writer ("SOLITUDE")  Less 1987 $999K / —
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables Writer ("MOOD INDIGO")  Less 1987 $25MM $76MM / $106MM
  • Primary photo for Radio DaysRadio Days Performer ("Take the 'A' Train" (1941))  Less 1987 $16MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for RebornReborn Soundtrack ("Mood Indigo")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Miss MaryMiss Mary Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1986 $267K / —
  • Primary photo for Näkemiin, hyvästiNäkemiin, hyvästi Writer ("Caravan")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Tough GuysTough Guys Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less 1986 $10MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is CallingJo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Writer ("Just Squeeze Me")  Less 1986 $14MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Buddy Rich and His Band: Channel One SuiteBuddy Rich and His Band: Channel One Suite Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Kerouac, the MovieKerouac, the Movie Soundtrack ("I've Got the World On a String"), Performer ("Jumpin' Pumpkins, "Creole Love Call"), Writer ("Jumpin' Pumpkins, "Creole Love Call")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Maria's LoversMaria's Lovers Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Cotton ClubThe Cotton Club Lyrics ("Creole Love Call", "Mood Indigo"), Music ("Drop Me Off In Harlem", "Creole Rhapsody", "East St.Louis Toodle-O", "Cotton Club Stomp #1", "Creole Love Call", "The Mooche", "Pyramid", "Daybreak Express Medley", "Cotton Club Stomp #2", "Mood Indigo", "Ring Dem Bells"), Writer ("Hot and Bothered", "Black Beauty")  Less 1984 $58MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Let's Spend the Night TogetherLet's Spend the Night Together Soundtrack ("Take The A Train")  Less 1982 $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for FrancesFrances Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 1982 $5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rough CutRough Cut Writer ("Sophisticated Lady", "Satin Doll", "C Jam Blues", "Mood Indigo", "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", "In a Sentimental Mood", "Prelude to a Kiss", "Caravan", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less 1980 $14MM
  • Primary photo for Série noireSérie noire Performer ("Moonlight fiesta")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Turning PointThe Turning Point Music ("Elingtonia")  Less 1977 $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ecco noi per esempio...Ecco noi per esempio... Soundtrack ("Sofisticated Lady")  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Music ("Saddest Tale (Blues)" (1934)), Performer ("Downtown Uproar" (1938)), Writer ("Downtown Uproar" (1938))  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The ConversationThe Conversation Music ("Sophisticated Lady" (1932))  Less 1974 $1.6MM $4.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Teresa the ThiefTeresa the Thief Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Never No Lament))  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for England Made MeEngland Made Me Music ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)')  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Malcolm XMalcolm X Writer ("The Mooch")  Less 1972 $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Tongue Is -Quick!My Tongue Is -Quick! Soundtrack ("My Old Flame") (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Adalen 31Adalen 31 Music ("Black and Tan Fantasy") (uncredited)  Less 1969 SEK 1.7MM
  • Primary photo for Change of MindChange of Mind Composer, Conductor  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for HandicapHandicap (Short) Performer ("My Funny Valentine")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Assault on a QueenAssault on a Queen Composer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for A la memoria del autorA la memoria del autor (Short) Writer ("The Single Petal of a Rose")  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for All Night LongAll Night Long Writer ("In A Sentimmental Mood", "Mood Indigo")  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Boccaccio '70Boccaccio '70 Writer ("Day Dream")  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Paris BluesParis Blues Composer, Musician (piano) (uncredited), Music ("You Know Something?", "Battle Royal", "Bird Jungle", "What's Paris Blues?", "Mood Indigo" (uncredited), "Autumnal Suite" (uncredited), "Nite", "Wild Man Moore" (uncredited), "Paris Stairs", "I Wasn't Shopping", "Guitar Amour", "A Return Reservation", "Paris Blues")  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Last Time I Saw ArchieThe Last Time I Saw Archie Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1961 $2MM $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Anatomy of a MurderAnatomy of a Murder Pie Eye (uncredited), Composer, Musician (piano) (uncredited)  Less 1959 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Hatful of RainA Hatful of Rain Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for This Could Be the NightThis Could Be the Night Music ("I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good") (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Daybreak ExpressDaybreak Express (Short) Composer, Performer ("Daybreak Experss"), Writer ("Daybreak Experss")  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for HolidayHoliday (Short) Composer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Bottom of the BottleThe Bottom of the Bottle Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less 1956 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for Deadline - U.S.A.Deadline - U.S.A. Music ("Mood Indigo") (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Mood IndigoMood Indigo (Short) Himself, Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for SolitudeSolitude (Short) Himself, Writer ("Solitude")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Sophisticated LadySophisticated Lady (Short) Himself, Writer ("Sophisticted Lady")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Half AngelHalf Angel Music ("Sophisticated Lady") (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for No Way OutNo Way Out Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Sophisticated Lady", "In a Sentimental Mood") (uncredited)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Salute to Duke EllingtonSalute to Duke Ellington (Short) Himself, Composer  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Symphony in SwingSymphony in Swing (Short) Duke Ellington, Arranger ("Frankie and Johnnie"), Performer ("Frankie and Johnnie")  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Date with DukeDate with Duke (Short) Himself, Performer ("Perfume Suite") (uncredited), Writer ("Perfume Suite") (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Breakin' It DownBreakin' It Down (Short) Writer ("Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'") (uncredited)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for The Dark CornerThe Dark Corner Music ("Mood Indigo") (uncredited)  Less 1946 $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for People Are FunnyPeople Are Funny Soundtrack ("Every Hour on the Hour")  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Man from OklahomaMan from Oklahoma Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for War Comes to AmericaWar Comes to America Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for The Mouse Comes to DinnerThe Mouse Comes to Dinner (Short) Music ("I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)", "Don't Get Around Much Any More") (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Swingtime HolidaySwingtime Holiday (Short) Writer ("Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me")  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for So's Your UncleSo's Your Uncle Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Cabin in the SkyCabin in the Sky Duke Ellington (uncredited), Writer ("Going Up" (1943))  Less 1943 $662K $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Air ForceAir Force Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (1923)) (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Reveille with BeverlyReveille with Beverly Orchestra Leader, Performer ("Take the 'A' Train")  Less 1943 $40K $2.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Don't Get Around Much AnymoreDon't Get Around Much Anymore (Short) Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Harry Parry and His Radio Rhythm Club SeptetHarry Parry and His Radio Rhythm Club Septet (Short) Writer ("I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good")  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Jam SessionJam Session (Short) Himself - Piano, Performer ("C-Jam Blues"), Writer ("C-Jam Blues")  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Bli-BipBli-Bip (Short) Music ("Bli-Blip")  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Birth of the BluesBirth of the Blues Duke Ellington  Less 1941 $857K
  • Primary photo for Ice-CapadesIce-Capades Music ("Sophisticated Lady") (uncredited)  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for The Shining HourThe Shining Hour Music ("Mood Indigo" (1930)) (uncredited)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Sing as You SwingSing as You Swing Music ("(In My) Solitude")  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for UnderworldUnderworld Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing")  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for The Hit ParadeThe Hit Parade Duke Ellington, Writer ("I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter")  Less 1937 $500K
  • Primary photo for Roof Tops of ManhattanRoof Tops of Manhattan (Short) Music ("Mood Indigo" (1930)) (uncredited)  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro LifeSymphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life (Short) Himself, Writer ("Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life")  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for VaudevilleVaudeville (Short) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") (uncredited)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Belle of the NinetiesBelle of the Nineties Piano Player  Less 1934 $800K
  • Primary photo for Many Happy ReturnsMany Happy Returns Musician (piano for 'Guy Lombardo'(qv)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Masks and MemoriesMasks and Memories (Short) Composer (song), Music ("Sophisticated Lady") (uncredited)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Advice to the LovelornAdvice to the Lovelorn Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If You Ain't Got That Swing)" (Uncredited))  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for A Bundle of BluesA Bundle of Blues (Short) Himself, Writer ("Lightnin'", "Rockin' In Rhythm", "A Bundle of Blues")  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Betty Boop's May PartyBetty Boop's May Party (Short) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") (uncredited)  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Check and Double CheckCheck and Double Check Writer ("Harlem Speaks" (1930), "Old Man Blues" (1930)) (uncredited)  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for Black and TanBlack and Tan (Short) Duke Ellington, Music ("Cotton Club Stomp"), Performer ("Black and Tan Fantasy", "Black Beauty", "The Duke Steps Out", "Cotton Club Stomp", "Hot Feet"), Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy", "Black Beauty", "The Duke Steps Out")  Less 1929
  • Primary photo for RhythmsRhythms (Short) Music ("The Mooche") (uncredited)  Less 1929
Past Television (112 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Last TycoonThe Last Tycoon (TV Series) Performer ("Echoes Of Harlem") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • An Enemy Among Us (Jul 28, 2017) Performer ("Echoes Of Harlem") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Z: The Beginning of EverythingZ: The Beginning of Everything (TV Series) Performer ("Chicago Stomp") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • You, Me and Us (Jan 27, 2017) Performer ("Chicago Stomp") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strictly Come DancingStrictly Come Dancing (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2014–2016 2
    • Week Seven (Nov 5, 2016) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") (uncredited)  Less
    • Week 4 Results (Oct 19, 2014) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for ContainmentContainment (TV Series) Writer ("Prelude to a Kiss") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Sleepy HollowSleepy Hollow (TV Series) Music ("In a Mellotone") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Incommunicado (Mar 18, 2016) Music ("In a Mellotone") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GothamGotham (TV Series) Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("In a Sentimental Mood") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Rise of the Villains: Knock, Knock (Sep 28, 2015) Performer ("In a Sentimental Mood") (uncredited), Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Agent CarterAgent Carter (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Valediction (Feb 24, 2015) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)")  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • The Gang Group Dates (Jan 21, 2015) Writer ("I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Special) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire (TV Series) Performer ("Hittin' the Bottle", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Creole Love Song", "Black and Tan Fantasy", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Sam and Delilah") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Sweet Mama (Papa's Getting Mad)") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("The Mooche") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2011–2014 5
    • Eldorado (Oct 21, 2014) Writer ("Mood Indigo") (uncredited)  Less
    • Devil You Know (Oct 12, 2014) Performer ("Sam and Delilah") (uncredited)  Less
    • What Jesus Said (Sep 21, 2014) Writer ("The Mooche") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ManhattanManhattan (TV Series) Writer ("Concerto for Cootie") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Concerto for Cootie") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • You Always Hurt the One You Love (Jul 27, 2014) Performer ("Concerto for Cootie") (uncredited), Writer ("Concerto for Cootie") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Tony AwardsThe 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for FrauenherzenFrauenherzen (TV Movie) Writer ("Doo Uap, Doo Uap, Doo Uap") (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-0Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) Performer ("Ko-Ko") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Ko-Ko") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Ho'onani Makuakane (Dec 13, 2013) Performer ("Ko-Ko") (uncredited), Writer ("Ko-Ko") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 2 episodes, 2009–2011 ) , Writer ("Diga Diga Doo") ( 2 episodes, 2013 ) , Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005–2013 6
    • Two-Night Finale: First Night (Nov 25, 2013) Writer ("Diga Diga Doo")  Less
    • Hollywood Night (Sep 30, 2013) Writer ("Diga Diga Doo")  Less
    • Week 2 (Mar 25, 2013) Soundtrack ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
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  • Primary photo for American Horror StoryAmerican Horror Story (TV Series) Performer ("New Orleans Low-down") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • The Axeman Cometh (Nov 13, 2013) Performer ("New Orleans Low-down") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Miss Fisher's Murder MysteriesMiss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) Performer ("Old Man Blues" written by nm0590030 & nm0254153) ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" music by nm0254153) ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012–2013 3
    • Blood at the Wheel (Oct 18, 2013) Performer ("Old Man Blues" written by nm0590030 & nm0254153)  Less
    • Murder in the Dark (May 11, 2012) Performer ("It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" music by nm0254153)  Less
    • Raisins and Almonds (Mar 23, 2012) Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy")  Less
  • Primary photo for Bi no tsuboBi no tsubo (TV Series) Performer ("Black and Tan Fantasy") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Caravan") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 3
    • Watashi no Fujisan (Jun 14, 2013) Writer ("Caravan")  Less
    • Nagasaki (Apr 19, 2013) Performer ("Black and Tan Fantasy"), Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy")  Less
    • Chikurin (Apr 12, 2013) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Restoration (Apr 3, 2013) Writer ("In a Sentimental Mood")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Vampire DiariesThe Vampire Diaries (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("It Don't Mean a Thing") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • We'll Always Have Bourbon Street (Dec 6, 2012) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing") (uncredited), Performer ("It Don't Mean a Thing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 30 Rock30 Rock (TV Series) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Mazel Tov, Dummies! (Nov 29, 2012) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Breaking BadBreaking Bad (TV Series) Performer ("Overture") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("Overture") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Say My Name (Aug 26, 2012) Performer ("Overture") (uncredited), Writer ("Overture") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006–2012 2
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Writer ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #8.8 (Feb 20, 2012) Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less
  • Primary photo for Land GirlsLand Girls (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Home to Roost (Nov 7, 2011) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Caravan") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #18.177 (Aug 22, 2011) Writer ("Caravan") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Music ("Hit Me With a Hot Note (And Watch Me Bounce)") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005–2011 3
    • Top 16 Perform (Jun 29, 2011) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
    • The Top 20 Perform (Oct 27, 2009) Music ("Hit Me With a Hot Note (And Watch Me Bounce)")  Less
    • Top 14 (Aug 24, 2005) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mildred PierceMildred Pierce (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Mood Indigo", "The Mooche") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo", "The Mooche") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Part One (Mar 27, 2011) Performer ("Mood Indigo", "The Mooche"), Writer ("Mood Indigo", "The Mooche")  Less
  • Primary photo for The PacificThe Pacific (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Solitude") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on MeJohnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Music ("Satin Doll"), Performer ("Satin Doll")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The National Parks: America's Best IdeaThe National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Creole Love Call", "Jubilee Stomp", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Creole Love Call", "Jubilee Stomp", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Great Nature: 1933-1945 (Oct 1, 2009) Performer ("Creole Love Call", "Jubilee Stomp", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"), Writer ("Creole Love Call", "Jubilee Stomp", "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo")  Less
  • Primary photo for My Music: The Big Band YearsMy Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) Performer ("Take the 'A' Train") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Eli StoneEli Stone (TV Series) Writer ("Hit Me With a Hot Note") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Grace (Oct 21, 2008) Writer ("Hit Me With a Hot Note") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SkinsSkins (TV Series) Writer ("Take Love Easy") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Cassie (Apr 7, 2008) Writer ("Take Love Easy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for X FactorX Factor (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Mar 7, 2008) Music ("It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing")  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Music ("In a Mellow Tone", "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (uncredited)) ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Performer ("Blowin' in the Wind") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("Old Man Blues") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2005–2007 3
    • Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (Sep 12, 2007) Music ("In a Mellow Tone", "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (uncredited))  Less
    • Les Paul: Chasing Sound (Jul 11, 2007) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing"), Writer ("Old Man Blues")  Less
    • No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (Sep 27, 2005) Performer ("Blowin' in the Wind")  Less
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Top 4 Performance (Aug 27, 2007) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Music ("Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("Caravan") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Performer ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 3
    • The Second Coming (May 20, 2007) Writer ("Caravan") (uncredited)  Less
    • Kennedy and Heidi (May 13, 2007) Performer ("Sophisticated Lady"), Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less
    • Walk Like a Man (May 6, 2007) Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less
  • Primary photo for Nutcracker SweetiesNutcracker Sweeties (TV Movie) Musical Adaptation  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for African American LivesAfrican American Lives (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Old Man Blues") ( 3 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 3
    • Searching for Our Names (Feb 8, 2006) Writer ("Old Man Blues") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less
    • The Promise of Freedom (Feb 1, 2006) Writer ("Old Man Blues") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less
    • Listening to Our Past (Feb 1, 2006) Writer ("Old Man Blues") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Performer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004–2005 2
    • Best Friends (May 8, 2005) Performer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)"), Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
    • Factory Girls (Oct 10, 2004) Performer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light"), Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 2
    • Top 4 Results Show (Nov 1, 2004) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less
    • Top 4 Performance Show: Big Band (Oct 31, 2004) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("Old Man Blues") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("Black and Tan Fantasy) ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy) ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("Old Man Blues") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 2
    • The Political Dr. Seuss (Oct 26, 2004) Performer ("Black and Tan Fantasy), Writer ("Black and Tan Fantasy) (as D. Ellington)  Less
    • A Place of Our Own (Feb 17, 2004) Performer ("Old Man Blues"), Writer ("Old Man Blues") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington)  Less
  • Primary photo for Angels in AmericaAngels in America (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Solitude") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("Solitude") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Millennium Approaches: Bad News (Dec 8, 2003) Performer ("Solitude"), Writer ("Solitude") (as Edward "Duke" Ellington)  Less
  • Primary photo for The BluesThe Blues (TV Series) Writer ("Duke's Place") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Performer ("Duke's Place") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Piano Blues (Oct 4, 2003) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Duke's Place"), Writer ("Duke's Place") (as Edward Ellington)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ben WebsterBen Webster (TV Movie) Writer ("In a Mellow Tone") (as Ellington)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Writer ("Jump For Joy") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • I Love Lucy (Feb 10, 2003) Writer ("Jump For Joy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Star SearchStar Search (TV Series) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Race: The Power of an IllusionRace: The Power of an Illusion (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Performer ("Daydream") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Performer ("Stardust") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 3
    • There's No Place Like Home (Sep 23, 2002) Writer ("Mood Indigo") (uncredited)  Less
    • With Honor (Mar 18, 2002) Performer ("Stardust") (uncredited)  Less
    • Blood Relatives (Jan 14, 2002) Performer ("Daydream") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Writer ("Fleurette Africaine") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • The Wire (Jul 7, 2002) Writer ("Fleurette Africaine") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Night with Robbie WilliamsOne Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special) Writer ("Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Last of the Blonde BombshellsThe Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The FillmoreNeighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore (TV Movie) Performer ("DIMINUENDO IN BLUE & CRESCENDO IN BLUE"), Writer ("DIMINUENDO IN BLUE & CRESCENDO IN BLUE")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Introducing Dorothy DandridgeIntroducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) Writer ("Rent Party Blues")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Nothing Too Good for a CowboyNothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Series) Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Home Alone (Jan 8, 1999) Music ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
    • A Game of Checkers (Aug 25, 1997) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") (uncredited)  Less
    • To Your Health (Aug 11, 1997) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Beatles AnthologyThe Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-series) Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light")  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Marsalis on MusicMarsalis on Music (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 3 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 3
  • Primary photo for BertBert (TV Series) Soundtrack  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for BaseballBaseball (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Performer ("I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "The New Black and Tan Fantasy", "East St. Louis Toodle-ooo") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Writer ("Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Doin the Voom Voom") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo", "Doin the Voom Voom") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Writer ("I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "The New Black and Tan Fantasy", "East St. Louis Toodle-ooo") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 3
    • The Capital of Baseball (Sep 26, 1994) Performer ("Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me"), Writer ("Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me")  Less
    • The National Pastime (Sep 25, 1994) Performer ("I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "The New Black and Tan Fantasy", "East St. Louis Toodle-ooo"), Writer ("I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "The New Black and Tan Fantasy", "East St. Louis Toodle-ooo")  Less
    • A National Heirloom (Sep 21, 1994) Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Doin the Voom Voom"), Writer ("Mood Indigo", "Doin the Voom Voom")  Less
  • Primary photo for MemoryMemory (TV Movie) Music ("Pega'm amb el saxo i fes-me mal")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Lipstick on Your CollarLipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-series) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 14, 1993) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light")  Less
  • Primary photo for ValentinaValentina (TV Series) Performer ("In a Mellowtone") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Ciao Valentina (Dec 15, 1989) Performer ("In a Mellowtone")  Less
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Oct 4, 1987) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less
  • Primary photo for Royal Society Jazz OrchestraRoyal Society Jazz Orchestra (TV Special) Music ("Black and Tan Fantasy")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Singing DetectiveThe Singing Detective (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm") ( 3 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 3
    • Clues (Dec 7, 1986) Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm") (uncredited)  Less
    • Heat (Nov 23, 1986) Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm") (uncredited)  Less
    • Skin (Nov 16, 1986) Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Emu's All Live Pink Windmill ShowEmu's All Live Pink Windmill Show (TV Series) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
    • Emu at Christmas (Dec 25, 1984) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Writer ("Happy Go Lucky Local") ( 1 episode, 1984 ) , Writer ("I Got it Bad (And That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Police Squad!Police Squad! (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Rockin' in Rhythm")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Say BrotherSay Brother (TV Series) Music ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing") ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Cleo Laine (May 13, 1978) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Richard Pryor ShowThe Richard Pryor Show (TV Series) Writer ("Solitude", "Satin Doll") ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 13, 1977) Writer ("Solitude", "Satin Doll")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good") ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Episode #2.8 (Nov 14, 1976) Writer ("I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good")  Less
  • Primary photo for The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young PeopleThe CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) Music ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Duke Ellington... We Love You MadlyDuke Ellington... We Love You Madly (TV Special) Himself, Writer ("I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues", "Rocks in My Bed", "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)", "Mood Indigo")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The CatcherThe Catcher (TV Movie) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light") ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Episode #9.104 (Jan 22, 1970) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See The Light")  Less
  • Primary photo for Love You Madly: A Salute to Duke EllingtonLove You Madly: A Salute to Duke Ellington (TV Movie) Himself, Writer ("Creole Love", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "In a Sentimental Mood", "Lay-by", "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "Rockin' in Rhythm", "Sophisticated Lady", "C-jam Blues")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Jonathan Winters ShowThe Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) Music ("Satin Doll") ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
    • Episode #1.15 (Apr 3, 1968) Music ("Satin Doll") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Writer ("Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Satin Doll", "Solitude", "Salute to Morgan State", "Rondolet", "Traffic Jam", "Soda Fountain Rag", "David Danced Before the Lord With All His Might", "In the Beginning God", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Performer ("You Can Take the A Train", "Satin Doll", "Solitude", "Salute to Morgan State", "Rondolet", "Traffic Jam", "Soda Fountain Rag", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
    • On the Road with Duke Ellington (Oct 13, 1967) Himself, Performer ("You Can Take the A Train", "Satin Doll", "Solitude", "Salute to Morgan State", "Rondolet", "Traffic Jam", "Soda Fountain Rag", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore"), Writer ("Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Satin Doll", "Solitude", "Salute to Morgan State", "Rondolet", "Traffic Jam", "Soda Fountain Rag", "David Danced Before the Lord With All His Might", "In the Beginning God", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less
  • Primary photo for Center StageCenter Stage (TV Mini-series) Music ("Dancers in Love", "Solitude", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Satin Doll", "I've Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", "Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Performer ("C-Jam Blues", "Take the A Train", "Dancers in Love", "Solitude", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "Mood Indigo", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "I've Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", "Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Writer ("C-Jam Blues", "Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
    • The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special (Mar 7, 1967) Himself, Music ("Dancers in Love", "Solitude", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Satin Doll", "I've Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", "Sophisticated Lady"), Performer ("C-Jam Blues", "Take the A Train", "Dancers in Love", "Solitude", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "Mood Indigo", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "I've Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", "Sophisticated Lady"), Writer ("C-Jam Blues", "Mood Indigo")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Mood Indigo", "Satin Doll") ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #4.4 (Oct 5, 1966) Music ("It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Mood Indigo", "Satin Doll") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sammy Davis, Jr. ShowThe Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (TV Series) Music ("In My Solitude") ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #1.14 (Apr 15, 1966) Music ("In My Solitude") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Writer ("Caravan") ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1964 ) , Himself - Orchestra Leader ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for La revue des feuilletonsLa revue des feuilletons (TV Series) Music ("Concerto for Cootie") ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
    • Janique Aimée (Dec 29, 1963) Music ("Concerto for Cootie") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Writer ("Caravan") ( 2 episodes, 1963 )  Less 1963 2
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing") ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
    • The Dinah Shore Show (Apr 14, 1963) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing")  Less
  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
    • The Decapod (Jan 29, 1991) Writer ("You Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Asphalt JungleThe Asphalt Jungle (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 13 episodes, 1961 ) , Conductor ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 13
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Glenn Miller TimeGlenn Miller Time (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
    • Episode #1.5 (1961) Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DanteDante (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good") ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
    • A Punch from Judy (Dec 26, 1960) Writer ("I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good")  Less
  • Primary photo for Peter GunnPeter Gunn (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See the Light") ( 1 episode, 1960 ) , Writer ("Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)") ( 1 episode, 1960 ) , Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958–1960 3
    • The Judgement (Oct 31, 1960) Writer ("Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)")  Less
    • The Long, Long Ride (Mar 14, 1960) Writer ("I'm Beginning To See the Light")  Less
    • The Vicious Dog (Oct 6, 1958) Writer ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Writer ("Jump for Joy") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Music ("I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore") ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1958–1959 2
    • Episode #12.4 (Oct 21, 1959) Music ("I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #10.19 (Jan 25, 1958) Writer ("Jump for Joy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Timex All-Star Jazz ShowTimex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) Music ("Ballet of the Flying Saucers") ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Performer ("Satin Doll", "Take the 'A' Train", "Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1959 ) , Music ("Satin Doll", "Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1959 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1957–1959 2
    • The Golden Age of Jazz (Jan 7, 1959) Himself, Music ("Satin Doll", "Sophisticated Lady") (uncredited), Performer ("Satin Doll", "Take the 'A' Train", "Sophisticated Lady") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode dated 30 December 1957 (Dec 30, 1957) Music ("Ballet of the Flying Saucers") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alan Melville Takes You from A-ZAlan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) Featuring The Music Of ( 2 episodes, 1956–1958 )  Less 1956–1958 2
    • E (Dec 10, 1958) Featuring The Music Of  Less
    • E (Dec 7, 1956) Featuring The Music Of  Less
  • Primary photo for Jazz PartyJazz Party (TV Series) Writer ("Solitude") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Music ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Writer ("C Jam Blues") ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 3
    • Episode #1.23 (Oct 16, 1958) Music ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)")  Less
    • Episode #1.22 (Oct 9, 1958) Writer ("C Jam Blues") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.20 (Sep 25, 1958) Writer ("Solitude")  Less
  • Primary photo for You Bet Your LifeYou Bet Your Life (TV Series) Music ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Music ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode, 1956 ) , Writer ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954–1958 3
    • Episode #8.38 (Jun 12, 1958) Music ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less
    • Episode #7.2 (Oct 4, 1956) Music ("Mood Indigo")  Less
    • Episode #5.9 (Nov 11, 1954) Writer ("Sophisticated Lady")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Music ("I Got I Bad and That Ain't Good") ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • The McGuire Sisters (Nov 15, 1957) Music ("I Got I Bad and That Ain't Good") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Lux ShowThe Lux Show (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Nov 7, 1957) Writer ("I'm Beginning to See the Light") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Nat King Cole ShowThe Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) Music ("Don't Get Around Much Any More") ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Episode #2.9 (Sep 3, 1957) Music ("Don't Get Around Much Any More") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Stars of JazzStars of Jazz (TV Series) Writer ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Show Time at the ApolloShow Time at the Apollo (TV Series) Himself - Orchestra Leader ( 3 episodes ) , Soundtrack ( 1 episode ) , Writer ("Caravan") ( 1 episode ) , Performer ("Caravan", "VIP Boogie") ( 1 episode ) , Music ("Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode ) , Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Sophisticated Lady") ( 1 episode ) , Writer ("Mood Indigo") ( 1 episode ) , Performer ("The Hawk Talks", "The Mooche") ( 1 episode )  Less 1955–  3
    • Blues in Harlem Himself - Orchestra Leader, Music ("Sophisticated Lady"), Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Sophisticated Lady"), Writer ("Mood Indigo")  Less
    • Harlem Merry-Go-Round Himself - Orchestra Leader, Performer ("Caravan", "VIP Boogie"), Writer ("Caravan")  Less
    • Revue in Rhythm Himself - Orchestra Leader, Soundtrack ("The Mooche"), Performer ("The Hawk Talks", "The Mooche")  Less
  • Primary photo for Snader TelescriptionsSnader Telescriptions (TV Movie) Conductor  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Adventures in JazzAdventures in Jazz (TV Series) Writer ("Mood Indigo", "C-Jam Blues", "Sophisticated Lady", "On a Turquoise Cloud", "Pitter Panther Patter", "Warm Valley") ( 1 episode, 1949 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1949 ) , Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Take the 'A' Train", "C-Jam Blues", "Sophisticated Lady", "On a Turquoise Cloud", "Pitter Panther Patter", "Warm Valley") ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
    • Episode #1.15 (Apr 29, 1949) Himself, Performer ("Mood Indigo", "Take the 'A' Train", "C-Jam Blues", "Sophisticated Lady", "On a Turquoise Cloud", "Pitter Panther Patter", "Warm Valley"), Writer ("Mood Indigo", "C-Jam Blues", "Sophisticated Lady", "On a Turquoise Cloud", "Pitter Panther Patter", "Warm Valley")  Less
  • Primary photo for Floor ShowFloor Show (TV Series) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)", "Concerto for Cootie") ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
    • Episode #1.9 (Feb 26, 1949) Writer ("I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)", "Concerto for Cootie")  Less
Self (82 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for America's Book of SecretsAmerica's Book of Secrets (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for ImprovisationImprovisation Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for JazzJazz (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Memories of DukeMemories of Duke Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970–1976 )  Less 1970–1976
  • Primary photo for On the Road with Duke EllingtonOn the Road with Duke Ellington Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Le grand échiquierLe grand échiquier (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for IltatähtiIltatähti (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for 3. November 19733. November 1973 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Timex All-Star Swing FestivalTimex All-Star Swing Festival (TV Special) Himself  Less 1972 $400K
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for Music on 2Music on 2 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for ...And Beautiful II...And Beautiful II (TV Movie) Himself - Pianist  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Band Leader / Himself / Pianist / Band Leader / Himself - Orchestra Leader / Himself - Pianist ( 11 episodes, 1959–1970 )  Less 1959–1970
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  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Orchestra Conductor ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 3 episodes, 1963–1969 )  Less 1963–1969
  • Primary photo for Frost on SaturdayFrost on Saturday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969
    Show more
  • Primary photo for NET FestivalNET Festival (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Newport Jazz FestivalNewport Jazz Festival (TV Special) Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Band Leader / Himself - Pianist ( 4 episodes, 1959–1967 )  Less 1959–1967
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Bandleader ( 6 episodes, 1962–1967 )  Less 1962–1967
    Show more
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Something SpecialSomething Special (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Center StageCenter Stage (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Noche del sábadoNoche del sábado (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for TempoTempo (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Strolling '20sThe Strolling '20s (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Late Night Line-UpLate Night Line-Up (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Twentieth CenturyThe Twentieth Century (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for That Regis Philbin ShowThat Regis Philbin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Orchestra Leader ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Freedom SpectacularFreedom Spectacular (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Jazz 625Jazz 625 (TV Series) Himself - music performer ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Duke Ellington: Live in MontrealDuke Ellington: Live in Montreal (TV Movie) Himself - Host / Piano  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Keefe Brasselle ShowThe Keefe Brasselle Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Here's EdieHere's Edie (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Duke Ellington: Forever GoldDuke Ellington: Forever Gold (Short) Himself  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Schlager-RaketenSchlager-Raketen Himself  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Himself - Performer ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Patti Page Oldsmobile ShowThe Patti Page Oldsmobile Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for SpectacularSpectacular (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Timex All-Star Jazz ShowTimex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for MonitorMonitor (TV Series) Himself - 'Duke Ellington' ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Subject Is JazzThe Subject Is Jazz (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Standard Oil New Jersey Presents Its 75th Anniversary EntertainmentStandard Oil New Jersey Presents Its 75th Anniversary Entertainment (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Vic Damone ShowThe Vic Damone Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Wide Wide WorldWide Wide World (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine TimeFrankie Laine Time (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956
  • Primary photo for Rock 'n' Roll RevueRock 'n' Roll Revue (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Music 55Music 55 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Band Leader / Pianist ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Show Time at the ApolloShow Time at the Apollo (TV Series) Himself - Orchestra Leader ( 3 episodes )  Less 1955– 
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for CaravanCaravan (Short) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Songs for SaleSongs for Sale (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Kreisler BandstandKreisler Bandstand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.'s BoogieV.I.P.'s Boogie (Short) Himself  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Showtime, U.S.A.Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Faye Emerson ShowThe Faye Emerson Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Adventures in JazzAdventures in Jazz (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Upbeat in MusicUpbeat in Music (Short) Himself - Band Leader  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for FlamingoFlamingo (Short) Himself - Bandleader  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for I Got It Bad & That Ain't GoodI Got It Bad & That Ain't Good (Short) Himself  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Hot ChocolateHot Chocolate (Short) Himself  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for Verdensberømtheder i KøbenhavnVerdensberømtheder i København (Short) Himself  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Murder at the VanitiesMurder at the Vanities Himself (as Duke Ellington's Orchestra)  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Hollywood on Parade No. A-9Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1933
Archive Footage (39 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for L.A. NoireL.A. Noire (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Maybe I Should Change My Ways") (as Edward Kennedy Ellington), Performer ("Maybe I Should Change My Ways")  Less 2011 $26MM
  • Primary photo for Mafia IIMafia II (Video Game) Soundtrack ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)"), Writer ("IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto IVGrand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Take the 'A' Train") (uncredited)  Less 2008 $100MM
  • Primary photo for Mafia: The City of Lost HeavenMafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Video Game) Writer ("The Mooche", "Caravan")  Less 2002
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