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  1. Gene Norman, DJ And GNP Crescendo Founder, Passes at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAccess.com



  2. New Release Rack: Annie & the Hedonists' "Tonal Indulgence"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nippertown!

    ... chugging brushwork to "When I Get Low, I Get High" - a "reefer song" of the 1930's that was made famous by Ella Fitzgerald. All in all, Tonal Indulgence is 17 tracks of music that will make you feel varied moods from joy to melancholy and back ...


  3. BWW Review: Ann Hampton Callaway Gracefully Celebrates Fellow Female...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The up tempo rendition of Nancy Hamilton/Morgan Lewis' "How High the Moon," a signature number for Ella Fitzgerald, showcased Musical Director/Pianist Ted Rosenthal's stunt-flying keyboard, the artist's own lyrics in tribute to Fitzgerald and ...


  4. FirstWorks to Open Artistic Icon Series with Jazz at Lincoln Center OrchestraRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... one of Canada's most popular jazz vocalists. Shakir, whose scatting talents have been compared to the great Ella Fitzgerald , is hailed by Wynton Marsalis as "one of the greatest bebop singers in the world today, a talent with a thrilling voice, ...


  5. Singer Sara Gazarek, Fridays at Deere-Wiman performance a " Dec. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Singer Sara Gazarek brings her singular spin on the jazz tradition to a Fridays at Deere-Wiman performance set for Dec. 11. Steeped in the jazz tradition but unafraid to embrace the music that moves her generation, Gazarek has a "less is more" sensibility that makes her stand out as a particularly extravagant artist. Born and raised in Seattle, Gazarek grew up with little exposure to jazz, but as a high school student, won the first Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Vocal Soloist award presented at the Essentially Ellington competition.


  6. Davis returns with record deal, growing confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Kate Davis made a name for herself in the music industry with her versions of songs by such jazz legends as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, and by putting her own, jazzy spin on the hit radio song 'All About That Bass.' Armed with a new record deal and the confidence that comes with it, Davis wrote and performed more of her own songs on a tour that stopped recently in Hillsboro.


  7. How Adele became a superstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOAT-TV

    ... she said, things changed for her once she discovered jazz and the blues through legends like Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald. "Chart music was all I ever knew," she told The Telegraph in 2008. "So when I listened to the Ettas and the Ellas, it sounds ...


  8. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing to Buck Ram of the PlattersRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Aquarius Papers

    ... of the era including the Penguins, the Coasters, the Drifters, and such jazz greats as Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. Still, his work with the Platters was pioneering, since they were the first rock and roll group to have a Top Ten album in ...


  9. World famous Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club puts its backing behind sports teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The Argus

    ... through every player." Ronnie Scott's in London has hosted jazz legends since opening in 1959 including Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Chet Baker as well as more contemporary artists such as Wynton Marsalis and Jamie Cullum. The club's famous ...


  10. Grateful Dead, Blondie, Fleetwood Mac, Miles Davis Among Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees 2016Read the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... by the legendary Miles Davis, Roberta Flack's 1969 staple album First Take as well as Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald's joint 1965 LP Ella and Louis will all see induction. In total, 26 albums will make their way into the esteemed music vault, ...


  11. Longtime condo of bandleader Van Alexander is for sale along the Wilshire CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... future musical achievements would be ignited by a children's song that he arranged and co-wrote with singer Ella Fitzgerald. When he was young, Van Alexander knew that he wanted to have a life in music. What he didn't know was that his long list of ...


  12. Coming to town: Jane MonheitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Albany Times Union

    ... is now on the road paying tribute to one of her musical heroes with a show called "Jane Monheit Sings Ella Fitzgerald - The Songbook Sessions." In a review of the show at New York's Birdland club last month, New York Times critic Stephen Holden said ...


  13. Beyond Boundaries to Host Holiday Musical Theatre Celebration Cocktails & Candy CanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... evening of holiday song! A scintillating cabaret featuring the music of Frank Sinatra , Harry Connick Jr. , Ella Fitzgerald , The Andrew Sisters, Bing Crosby , Jason Robert Brown , J.F. Handel, Whitney Houston and much more... Beyond Boundaries is a ...


  14. Jonathan's Weekend PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    Ann Sothern - The Last Time I Saw Paris - Hollywood's Best: The Forties Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong - April In Paris - Ella And Louis Caetano Veloso - Always - A Foreign Sound Lena Horne - Darn That Dream - Love Is The Thing Grover Washington Jr. - All My Tomorrows - All My Tomorrows Brian Stokes Mitchell/Audra McDonald - Wheels Of A Dream - Ragtime Brent Barrett - One Of The Good Guys - Closer Than Ever Nancy LaMott - Camel's Blues - Nancy LaMott Sings David Zippel James Taylor - Mean Old Man - October Road Helen Merrill - Solitude - Parole E Musica Frank Sinatra - April In Paris - Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra - All Of Me - Melbourne Concert, 1959 Frank Sinatra - On The Road To Mandalay - Melbourne Concert, 1959 Frank Sinatra - Night And Day - Melbourne Concert, 1959 Frank Sinatra - Taking A Chance On Love - Melbourne Concert, 1955 Frank Sinatra - Three Coins In The Fountain - ... (more)


  15. Duos celebrate Club's first anniversary EXCITING duos are heading to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Penarth Times

    ... slick improvised guitar work of Gareth. With influences from the great jazz era artists such as Joe Pass, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, the duo also have taken inspiration from more contemporary artists such as Amy Winehouse and Prince. ...


  16. Miles Davis Tops Jazz Greats PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | ContactMusic.com

    The late, great trumpeter has beaten out the likes of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald in the joint BBC Radio and Jazz FM survey. Armstrong comes in second, ahead of Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and Fitzgerald, while Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Oscar Peterson round out the top 10. Davis, who recorded classic albums like Bitches' Brew, Birth of the Cool and Kind of Blue, is very much en vogue again thanks to Don Cheadle's portrayal of the jazz legend in an upcoming biopic, Miles Ahead.


  17. Paekakariki arts community launch albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Dominion Post

    ... old jazz kind of a voice. Someone pops a champagne cork just at the right moment during her rendition of Ella Fitzgerald's Let's Fall in Love and Prasad cracks a big smile. She says she likes being the youngest in the group of musicians. "I ...


  18. Miles Davis voted greatest jazz artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | BBC News

    Miles Davis, the trumpeter whose lyrical playing and ever-changing style made him a touchstone of 20th Century music, has been voted the greatest jazz artist of all time. The musician beat the likes of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone - all of whom made the top 10. Votes were cast by listeners of BBC Radio and Jazz FM, and revealed on pop-up radio station BBC Music Jazz .


  19. Rock ?n? Roll star Lavern Baker - had an insatiable appetite for musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | The Gleaner

    ... may have been closer to Rhythm and Blues than many of her black female contemporaries like Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, and males Nat King Cole and Billy Eckstine, who were all achieving enormous fame far beyond the ghettos. ...


  20. Photo Coverage: Inside Sophisticated Ladies After-Party with Montego...Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Last night, November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke , will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall 's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with SOPHISTICATED LADIES, featuring Montego Glover , Capathia Jenkins , and Sy Smith . Go inside the after-party with us through the photos below! The concert commemorates the centennial year of the birth of Billie Holiday and also celebrates other groundbreaking icons of American popular song, from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Dinah Washington .