Duke Ellington plays hot jazz in a fictional story that finds him down on his luck; he tries in vain to dissuade his friend, dancer Fredi Washington, from working with heart trouble even though it means work for his band. Sure enough, she collapses on stage... Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
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Referenced in The Public Enemy
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Played by Duke Ellington
and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
(as The Cotton Club Orchestra) See more