1923. unbound. Very early heavy-stock promotional 10 x 8-inch photograph by Maurice Seymour, no date, circa 1923. This wasit-up image shows Ellington dressed in a tuxedo with a full head of hair. Originally from the archives of Metronome Magazine and later the Frank Driggs Collection. Tiny dark spot in the top margin; very good condition.
American composer, pianist, and bandleader of jazz orchestras.