Terry Teachout

Terry Teachout, the drama critic at The Wall Street Journal, is the author of POPS: A Life of Louis Armstrong and SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF, a one-man play about Armstrong’s life and times. He lives in New York City.

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Books by Terry Teachout

by Terry Teachout - Biography, Music, Nonfiction

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the 20th century --- and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. A semifinalist for the National Book Award, DUKE peels away countless layers of Ellington’s evasion and public deception to tell the unvarnished truth about this creative genius.