Duke Ellington: Jazz Master
Fulfills the standards: "Culture," "Time, Continuity, and Change," "Individuals, Groups, and Institutions," "Power, Authority, and Governance," "Production, Distribution, and Consumption," "Science, Technology, and Society," and "Civic Ideals and Practices" from the National Council for the Social Studies Curriculum Standards for Middle School and High School.
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