(Scott Johnson) In my tribute to Ella Fitzgerald on her birthday last week, I mentioned mentioned that, after he sold the Verve label, Norman Granz founded the Pablo label to continue recording Ella. To test the market for a new label,...Show More Summary
The late legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald, who was great and sang and performed with the great, would have been 96 and this week Google marked her birthday in its inimitable way. But in 1969 there was one super-magical moment, captured on video tape, when Fitzgerald did a showstopping, vaudeville number with the star of vaudeville, [...]
The April 25 Google Doodle was in honor of Ella Fitzgerald's 96th birthday.
SHE HAD MANY names but was recognizable by just one. Because she sang it all, her first name said it all. She was, above all, for so long and so well, embodied and embraced by one word: Entirely “Ella.” Read full article >>
The "Queen of Jazz" is on the spotlight today on Google's homepage. A colorful Google Doodle pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who was born on this date 96 years ago. The American jazz vocalist won 13 Grammy awards and sold 40 million albums.
On what would have been her 96th birthday, Google is honoring jazz great Ella Fitzgerald with a doodle on its
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 96th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald (1918-1996), one of the most popular jazz singers in America who was known as the “First Lady of Song” and the “Queen of Jazz.” Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, performing, circa 1975. Show More Summary
Ella Fitzgerald (1917 - 1996), also known as the 'First Lady of Song' and 'Queen of Jazz', was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves. Today, Google commemorates Ella Fitzgerald with a Google doodle. The Presurfer
Whenever we put on an Ella Fitzgerald record, her pure and perfect pitch puts our minds at ease. That soothing voice made Fitzgerald standout among...
HENRY DILTZ, AFP/Getty Images When Rhode Island's Newport Jazz Festival debuted in 1954, audience members sat in neat rows of folding chairs and applauded politely for acts like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet. Show More Summary
It’s at the top of Britain’s Amazon download chart. Another version sung by jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald placed at number 4 and also topped the iTunes UK vocal chart as record-buyers passed their judgement on the legacy of Thatcher, who died of a stroke on Monday aged 87. The records’ success comes on the back [...]
After last night’s The Voice we know there’s at least one out performer headed to the finals! Lead singer of the Ann Arbor based band Ella Riot (Ella, as it Fitzgerald), Michelle Chamuel turned three chairs with her ground down version of Katy Perry’s much-loved (and often hated) “I Kissed a Girl.” read more
Richard Wyatt Jr. has restored his landmark work at the Capitol Records Tower that depicts such greats as Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis. When Los Angeles muralist Richard Wyatt Jr. set out in 1990 to create a gigantic public artwork paying tribute to nearly a dozen great jazz musicians, he was given only two specific requests.
"If you're blue and you don't know ? where to go to, why don't you go ? where fashion sits ? Puttin' on the Ritz??" London?s The Ritz certainly had some apropos music when we attended an event here last week, with Ella Fitzgerald?s version of the classic song livening up one of the decked out function spaces in William Kent House that we toured. Show More Summary
Genre: Jazz Title: Baby, It's Cold Outside Artist: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan Whatcha listening to this evening? Stay warm! Valentines Day Music Price: $5.99 (As of 02/10/13 03:56 pm details)
As the city’s gritty snow sets in for the weekend, here are five blog articles to enjoy from the past week on newyorker.com. Was Ella Fitzgerald’s Super Bowl halftime show really better than Beyoncé’s? George Packer remembers it that...Show More Summary
Title: Sunny Artist: Tom Jones and Ella Fitzgerald Here's a good one. What you got tonight? Sunny Price: $7.99 (As of 02/07/13 06:22 pm details)