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  1. Delilah - Delilah Sings Sarah Plus 1 A Tribute To Sarah VaughanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MusicEmissions

    ... for an artist with this level of talent. The scat singing puts her in a category approaching Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald. It may take some time to develop the extra quality needed to make her a star. It does sound good, which is a good place to ...

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  2. The House of ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stereophile

    ... discs that I hadn't played in a while-not the later albums (his collaborations with Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald are stand-outs, of course), but his primal classics: the Hot Five and Hot Seven sessions, recorded on the Okeh label, from ...

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  3. Darryl Dawkins -- a remembrance: Bill LivingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Cleveland.com

    That was the "lede" as we said in those jargon-filled days on my game story a long time ago when I worked in Philaldelphia. Now, you have to be of a certain age to catch the reference to a brand of recording tape made famous by jazz stylist Ella Fitzgerald in a TV commercial.

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  4. Unforgettable evening with Nat, Ella, Michael and the PopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Examiner.com

    Opening with a rousing rendition of George Gershwin's "Strike Up the Band" set the stage for an unforgettable evening with Nat King Cole , Ella Fitzgerald and the Pasadena Pops under the baton of Principal Conductor Michael Feinstein . After two more well-played pieces "In the Wee Small Hours" by David Mann and Bob Hillard and "Wedding Dance" by Jacques Press, the real magic began when vocalist Denzal Sinclaire stepped onstage and began to croon one of Cole's signature songs, "Unforgettable."

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  5. Local author recalls living among legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | New Jersey Jewish News

    The 63-year-old Metuchen resident, himself an award-winning librettist/lyricist, recalled jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald serenading him over breakfast. His grandmother served Sir Laurence Olivier chicken soup when the celebrated actor didn't feel well.

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  6. One Direction split: What will Niall, Liam, Louis and Harry do for solo careers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... ld. We think Payne shows promise as the next generation jazz crooner, and could produce album after album of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra covers which would be purchased by millions of longing One Direction fans.

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  7. Michael Feinstein & the Pasadena POPS Pay Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS continue their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles Arboretum with To Ella and Nat with Love tonight, August 22. The evening pays tribute to two of the most iconic American singers, bringing the songbooks of Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole to life. "These two singers epitomize what is great about American popular music," states Feinstein, who has put together a sensational program of standards that have stood the test of time.

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  8. Tina Fabrique Brings Ella and Beyond to 54 Below September 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | PR Log

    Aug. 21, 2015 - PRLog -- Vocalist Tina Fabrique is known for her stellar Broadway appearances as well as for performing with jazz greats around the world. The audience will get a taste of both when Tina takes over 54 Below on Thursday, September 3, at 9:30 pm for ELLA AND BEYOND, an evening featuring her favorite Ella Fitzgerald songs and some of her Broadway and television musical moments.

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  9. Marilyn Maye Returning to The Art House in Provincetown Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald , star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House four summers ago, and again each year since. She returns to The Art House by popular demand this summer on August 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7:00 PM featuring Billy Stritch on the piano, Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums.

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  10. VIDEO / DVD: Video History of the PhonographRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | All About Jazz

    ... er many surprises, including footage of Eddie Condon, AFM president James Petrillo, Fran Warren and, lastly, Ella Fitzgerald (accompanied by pianist Billy Taylor and bassist Ray Brown) singing How High the Moon . Here's In the Groove ...

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  11. PERFORMANCE: Jazz This Week: "Basie's Birthday Bash," a Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | All About Jazz

    ... - as Robbie's House of Jazz presents Danita Mumphard and Trio Tres Bien interpreting songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald at the Ozark Theatre . Elsewhere on Saturday, Gypsy jazz band Franglais will be joined by guest saxophonist Dave Stone for a ...

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  12. Civil rights in Chicago: On the trail of the Windy City's hidden pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Independent

    ... as Joe Louis - and outsiders such as Al Capone would regularly congregate to listen to acts in the league of Ella Fitzgerald and Cab Calloway. The cafA is now Meyer's Ace Hardware, but inside there are still newspaper clippings about the ...

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  13. RECORDING: Storybook - Music CD Release: Dreams Are Made for ChildrenRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | All About Jazz

    A selection of timeless jazz dream songs by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Billie Holiday, amongst others, that will lull babies into a sweet, blissful sleep. Sometimes, a little jazz is all you need for a good night's rest! Adding to their growing catalog of award-winning storybooks with CDs for children, The Secret Mountain will release Dreams Are Made for Children on October 1, 2015.

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  14. Cabaret singer Marilyn Maye always has a story to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Boston.com

    Marilyn Maye has been called a "super singer" by Johnny Carson and "the greatest white female singer in the world" by Ella Fitzgerald. But every time Maye steps in front of an audience, she approaches the music as if it's brand new.

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  15. Getting nostalgic with 'Ella and Frank'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... parts or doing duets and conversing. It is similar to the short concert series that Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald actually performed together and some of the song choices pay homage to that history. "This classic genre of the American Song Book ...

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  16. Amy and Ruben visit Star CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... the early 21st century. Indeed, there are some noted critics who rate Amy Winehouse in the same bracket as Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett. The documentary maker had plenty of material to draw upon. Amy's from the generation which records virtually ...

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  17. In concert: Prelude to a KissRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Award-winning singer Sibel Thrasher brings the music of Ella Fitzgerald to life in Prelude to a Kiss, Aug. 23 at the Victoria Event Centre. Oak Bay's Tony James has had a life-long love of jazz music and the icons of eras past.

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  18. Jazz this week: 'Basie's Birthday Bash,' a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Jazz presents Danita Mumphard ( pictured, center left ) and Trio Tres Bien interpreting songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald at the Ozark Theatre . Elsewhere on Saturday, Gypsy jazz band Franglais will be joined by guest saxophonist Dave Stone for a ...

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  19. Rhapsody in ArcadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    On Saturday, the Pasadena POPS will be celebrating the music of entertainment legends Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole while the California Philharmonic closes its summer season with "Postcards from Abroad," featuring works from Europe and the United States, including "Capriccio Espagnol," "Il Postino," George Gershwin's "Second Rhapsody" and music from "Out of Africa." "While I have performed Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' many times, this is my maiden voyage playing the 'Second Rhapsody.'

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  20. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... sierramadreplayhouse.org. The Pasadena POPS presents "To Ella and Nat With Love," a tribute to the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole, featuring vocalists Denzel Sinclaire and Ann Hampton Callaway. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for dining, and the ...

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