Ella Fitzgerald Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. My Turn: Ella Fitzgerald tribute to feature some of the best music of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Daily Breeze

    This is a memorable time at the Hollywood Bowl for us old guys. First, Tony Bennett sang his heart out Saturday night, and Wednesday night there will be the tribute of tributes to celebrate the 100th birthdays of Ella Fitzgerald , the greatest female popular singer of all time, and Dizzy Gillespie , one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time.

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  2. Sal Valentinetti of "AGT" talks timeless tunes, his first time in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | OnMilwaukee

    ... what I try to give my fans. But as far as the best voice? Mel Torme had one of the best jazz vocals next to Ella Fitzgerald, who I absolutely adore. Dean Martin's phrasing was on point, and he was just so subtle and sultry and everything. You had ...

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  3. JAZZ Hollywood Bowl celebrates Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie 100 years after their birthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Singer Lizz Wright will perform as part of Ella and Dizzy: 100 Years, 1,000 Memories at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.Photo by Jesse Kitt When the concert to celebrate the centennial of jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald is billed in part as 100 Years, 1,000 Memories, it feels right to start this story with one of those many memories, this one courtesy of trumpeter Jon Faddis who will lead a big band through the Dizzy half of the show at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday. “A festival in Nice, 45 years ago, that's when I first met Ella,” Faddis says by phone recently from a jazz festival in Stuttgart, Germany., recalling the encounter in France.

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  4. Dungeons and big beatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Star

    THE Dungeon Big Band with vocalist Heather Price will celebrate the work of Ella Fitzgerald with a special show, Ella - Centenary of a Jazz Goddess, in August. THE Dungeon Big Band with vocalist Heather Price will celebrate the work of Ella Fitzgerald with a special show, Ella - Centenary of a Jazz Goddess, in August.

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  5. A Review of Ella Fitzgerald Prize Winner Lizz WrightRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Link

    Lizz Wright received the Ella Fitzgerald Prize for her contributions to Jazz on Wednesday evening. Photo by Jesse Kitt, courtesy of the Montreal Jazz Festival.

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  6. Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth to headline Songbook CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Current in Carmel

    ... the Great American Songbook Foundation, as well as tributes to this year's Songbook Hall of Fame inductees: Ella Fitzgerald , Ray Gilbert and Mitzi Gaynor. Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. Among many highlights, she ...

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  7. World's Oldest Jazz Club Breathes New Life into Genre by...Read the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office. Some of the musicians who have played the club include: Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Sarah Vaughn, Joe Williams, Maynard Ferguson, Cab Calloway, Woody Herman, ...

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  8. Jazz fest in Mumbai celebrates 100 years of Ella FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    A new Jazz fest brings together leading names to celebrate 100 years of Ella Fitzgerald, and perform tracks from the Great American Songbook In March 1978, Mumbai's Jazz fans came together under a star-lit sky at Rang Bhavan, an open-air auditorium, to witness the birth of Jazz Yatra, India's first international festival celebrating the genre. The musical feast was packed with performances by international and homegrown artistes, including Don Ellis Quintet and Jazz-India ensemble featuring Louiz Banks and Braz Gonsalves.

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  9. Tourism in Newark? 50 years after riots, city says it's timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... comeback. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz) This May 11, 2017 photo shows a jazz exhibition in Newark, N.J., with Ella Fitzgerald performing on video next to the gown she was wearing. The exhibition, organized by Rutgers University's Institute of Jazz ...

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  10. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Dr. Lonnie SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... ever attended was Esperanza Spalding at Jazziz at the Hard Rock. The first jazz record I bought was Best of Ella Fitzgerald! My advice to new listeners..

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  11. Laura Ainsworth Brings 'New Vintage' Style to Metropolitan RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Laura Ainsworth grew up watching her dad, renowned big band musician Billy Ainsworth, back such idols as Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme. Today, she keeps the family tradition alive in a style critics have dubbed "new vintage."

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  12. Theo Hill: PrometheanRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... ever attended was Esperanza Spalding at Jazziz at the Hard Rock. The first jazz record I bought was Best of Ella Fitzgerald! My advice to new listeners..

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  13. Laszlo Gardony: Serious PlayRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... ever attended was Esperanza Spalding at Jazziz at the Hard Rock. The first jazz record I bought was Best of Ella Fitzgerald! My advice to new listeners..

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  14. View Nicole Kidd's All About Jazz profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... ever attended was Esperanza Spalding at Jazziz at the Hard Rock. The first jazz record I bought was Best of Ella Fitzgerald! My advice to new listeners..

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  15. National magazine names CHS junior 'Outstanding Jazz Vocalist of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Current in Carmel

    ... singing jazz music. She delved into Cecile McLorin Salvant, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie and, of course, Ella Fitzgerald, her biggest musical influence. "I started listening to her when I was first learning jazz, and her music is still just as ...

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  16. Photo Coverage: Allyson Briggs & Fleur Seule Band Play The PenthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Fleur Seule can take you on a memorable musical journey, as they revive hits made famous by Duke Ellington , Ella Fitzgerald , Edith Piaf , Marlene Dietrich , Dinah Shore , Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis, Jr. , Louis Armstrong , The Andrews Sisters, ...

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  17. BWW Review: Michael Feinstein and Friends Pay Homage to 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    BWW Review: Michael Feinstein and Friends Pay Homage to 'The First Lady of Song' in the Exceptional ELLA ON MY MIND Vuyo Sotashe, Jessie Mueller, Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry, and The Tedd Firth Big Band perform in ELLA ON MY MIND at The Appel Room. This year marks the the Centennial Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald's life.

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  18. Choral power meets up tempo swingRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... but even when we had a piano at home I don't recall her playing. Dad enjoyed music, mainly singers like Ella Fitzgerald, and I inherited that enthusiasm. Even though his secondary school was described as a "bog-standard comprehensive" he said it had ...

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  19. The 2017 Summer Hill Top Concert Series at Brice Station Continues Tonight With Bob Eisenman Jazz TrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Pine Tree

    ... earned the respect of many of the top jazz players and singers of his time,a Henry Mancini, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Horace Silver. As well as winning a Grammy for The Alan Copeland Singers with his arrangement of "Mission Impossible/Norwegian ...

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  20. Royston swing band Opus 17 set for Summer Celebration with Ella...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Crow

    Tomrrow evening Opus 17 Swing Band will be celebrating the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Dusty Springfield at Greneway School. Resident vocalist, Kimberley Devonshire, will be singing a selection of Ella's hits in addition to the band playing classics from the 1930s, 40s, 50s and some surprises of famous TV theme tunes along with classics from Dusty's reign in the 1960s & 70s.

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