Ella Fitzgerald Newswire

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  1. Line-up is full of joy, laughter and talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... is jazz singer Claire Teal with original material and contemporary covers of hits by her heroes including Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day and Peggy Lee. Venue director, Heather Whittam said: "We've everything from comedians who regularly appear on ...

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  2. Review: CBSO's The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook at Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | IcWalsall

    ... a water bottle as she raced through a string of great hits from the past. It's an awesome task to follow Ella Fitzgerald whose performances with the Great American Songbook were the stuff of legends, but attractive blonde Martin, a mother of one ...

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  3. Weekend Guide: Jazz, Beer, and More FireworksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | 7x7

    ... from some of the city's best musicians. In its thirtieth year, the festival harkens back to the days when Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holliday found soul and song in the Fillmore. When: Catch the sounds of sax and bass on July 4th ...

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  4. Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga a perfect pair at TanglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston.com

    He's the 88-year-old elder statesman of jazz singing considered the last of a breed, an understated man who once rubbed elbows with Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. She's the 29-year-old pop star considered an international icon in the making, an outsize woman who's known as much for her propulsive dance-pop as her outrageous fashion sense.

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  5. Erykah Badu Wins Prestigious Ella Fitzgerald Award at Montreal Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Dallas Observer

    ... in her music - singing, she says, "like a drum." It's a trait she says she shares with legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, and today the two have another thing to connect them: Badu is the recipient of the 17th annual Ella Fitzgerald Award at the ...

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  6. Sally Kellerman Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 8/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... has been heard on hundreds of commercials (most famously Hidden Valley Ranch) and she recorded a duet with Ella Fitzgerald's son, Ray Brown Jr., for his album "Friends and Family." Her own classic album, "Roll With the Feelin'," was recently ...

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  7. BWW Review: The 'Incomparable' Natalie ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Unforgettable", "Incredible", "Sophisticated Lady"...all words that appropriately describe the "incomparable" Natalie Cole , who appeared at the Belk Theater this past Thursday, June 25. The big band sound filled the entire room with echoes of symphonic music. Impressively dressed in a white "princess like" formal dress, accessorized with "bling" on her shoes, bracelets, belt and even on her microphone, Natalie opened the first part of melodious performance with such classic jazz numbers such as "Summertime" , "Fever" , and who could forget the Ella Fitzgerald 's nursery rhyme "A Tisket, A Tasket" .

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  8. Herbie Flowers' Jazz Breakfast, Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, New Road, Sunday, June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Argus

    ... an audience appreciative of a toe-tapper or two, echoing the easy ambience of another assured crowd-pleaser, Ella Fitzgerald's Summertime. Hatchford demonstrated his knack for a cheery composition with some good-time tinkering over a succession of ...

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  9. Midge Ure back in glow of The LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Daily Echo

    ... returns with original material and contemporary covers, including hits made popular by her heroes, including Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day and Peggy Lee. Top tribute acts, which always prove to be a hit with audiences, include Think Floyd, Purple ...

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  10. Music History for June 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Examiner.com

    ... shows playing at the theater. It also helped introduce Brooklyn to jazz, with artists like Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington. Elvis Presley appeared on an NBC TV show that was billed as his 'comeback special' in 1968. ...

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  11. Youth Choir to celebrate jazz, bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Journal Gazette

    ... 422-4226 or www.artstix.org Before Aretha Franklin. Before Whitney Houston. And, yes, even before Beyonc, Ella Fitzgerald was "the Queen" during her reign in the 1950s. But before Fitzgerald made her debut at the Apollo Theater, the jazz scene was ...

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  12. Falling in Love with a Culture and a Language IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Psychology Today

    ... it in 1944 (listen here ). Since then, it has been sung by many artists, most notably Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Whitney Houston, Norah Jones and scores of others. When the United States entered World War II, Jimmy Davis was called up but asked ...

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  13. Artists Lounge Live Series at Metropolis Returns This FallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Heidi Kettenring : Something Wonderful on June 11, 2015. The new season includes tributes to such artists as Ella Fitzgerald , Elvis Presley , Patsy Cline and Barbra Streisand . Artists Lounge Live brings talented Broadway and Broadway in Chicago ...

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  14. Review: Cecile McLorin Salvant still a pleasure on smaller stageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | TwinCities

    ... leaned on the grand piano as she started the show with a jaunty "You Forgot (to Remember)," an old Ella Fitzgerald vehicle. Getting into the song, she exercised one of her favorite tricks, starting a line in a husky, Sarah Vaughn-like growl and ...

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  15. Celebrating Billy Strayhorn's Centenary YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Category." (It was actually the third of four movements that made up a 16-minute suite called "A Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald.") This movement was one of many compositions in the Ellington canon that had actually been written by Billy Strayhorn, who ...

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  16. 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Lea DeLaria on David Bowie, Jazz and Love ScenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... encourage a stereotype by playing into that. There are women out there that won't. My favorite musician was Ella Fitzgerald, and Ella could wail. Ella could sing loud and wail and she could sing soft and beautiful. She had perfect pitch, she had ...

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  17. 'Rivers' run deep, so does this jazz artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Examiner.com

    ... Stephanie Mills, Whitney Houston and Melissa Manchester. Only later did she come to discover Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wilson and other greats in the jazz genre. "My dad played a lot of Sam Cooke around the house," Rivers ...

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  18. this Weekend: Toastmaster event in Wellington, Duffy Jackson performsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Palm Beach Post

    ... received his first set of drums at the age of 4. He has performed with jazz greats including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and more. In addition to playing the drums, Jackson is a keyboard player, bassist and vocalist. Tickets start at $25. 180 NE ...

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  19. French Scat Duo Plays The Metropolitan Room This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in Tokyo 2011 for her album, I Believe in Love. Rodriguez's style has been compared favorably with both Ella Fitzgerald and Anita O'Day. Her repertoire is drawn from the cream of the Great American Songbook along with jazz classics like Dizzy ...

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  20. Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS Launch 2015 Summer Concert Series TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and 40's with American cabaret singer, Marilyn Maye who brings over 80-years of talent to the Pops stage. Ella Fitzgerald proclaimed her as the "greatest white female singer in the world." With award-winning vocalist, Michael Andrew , praised by ...

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