Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access higher-quality streaming!

By signing in, you are authorizing PBS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services and support. Any other uses of your information by PBS are governed by PBS’s Privacy Policy.

Closed Captioning Settings
×

Preview

Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%
  • Save Settings
  • Reset

CALDECOTT LITERATURE SERIES

Duke Ellington

  • Aired: 12/06/2010
  • 16:35
  • Rating: NR
The story of Ellington's rise, from his early years learning the piano, through forming his own band. Illustrated by Brian Pinkney; text by Andrea Davis Pinkney, 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.
Embed Options
Close ×
Duke Ellington image
Duke Ellington
The story of Ellingtons rise. Illustrated by Brian Pinkney; text by Andrea Davis Pinkney.
Width:
Height:
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Related Links:

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

NHPTV helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now