Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington 1889-1974 (video)

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Duke Ellington, Cotton Club, 1930′s

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years. Continue Reading →

Dominican-American Community Leaders Announce Dominicanos USA

dusa logoWith an impressive initial showing of mostly first time 2014 registered voters, Dominicanos USA – a newly formed effort of Dominican American community leaders -  announced today it had registered more than 26,000 mostly Dominican American voters in New York City and in Providence, Rhode Island.   Continue Reading →