Mark Tucker (NHC Fellow, 1991–92)

Project Title

Duke Ellington's Compositional Process, 1927-1943

Columbia University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1991–92

Mark Tucker completed The Duke Ellington Reader and worked on two essays: one on Ellington's compositional process in the late 1930s; the other, "The Genesis of Duke Ellington's Black, Brown and Beige" for the Black Music Research Journal.