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Kaneholler's Tour Van Bumps Skrillex... and Ella Fitzgerald

Zoe Kravitz may have introduced Chelsea Tyler and Jon Foster, but fate already had that planned. Forty-eight hours after they met, their love of music inspired them to create songs together. Before that magical moment, they were just two souls waiting for the other half of their inspiration to arrive...

How Verve Records Got Gutted

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The record label of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald just got swallowed by a hip-hop business… and no one even noticed!

Can Opera Singers Shatter Glass?

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Famed turn-of-the-century Tenor Enrico Caruso could purportedly shatter Champagne glasses by belting out high notes. And Ella Fitzgerald did it herself in a 1972 Memorex commercial (although she had a little help from two speakers). So it can be done, but it’s incredibly difficult. Show More Summary

Corky Hale at Vitello's

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

In the '50s and '60s, Corky Hale recorded with Clark Terry, Kitty White and Herbie Harper. She's on Chet Baker Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings, most of the Ella Fitzgerald songbook albums, and she accompanie...

How I Got Here: Jazzy Ash (Ella Jenkins and Ella Fitzgerald)

Offstage, she's known as Ashli Christoval, but kids probably know her best as Jazzy Ash, whose music brings some of the sound of New Orleans to kids music. She's just kicked off a PledgeMusic campaign for her new album Bon Voyage! and, yes, she's going back for another trip through the city's rich musical heritage. Show More Summary

Clark Terry, Acclaimed Jazz Trumpeter And Composer, Dies At 94

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The famed musician was one of the most prolific recording artists in jazz and performed with such greats as Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones in a career that spanned decades.

Electroswing Ella Fitzgerald's "Air Mail Special"

2 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

The Club Des Belugas Remix of Ella Fitzgerald's classic Air Mail Special turns one of the greatest scat tunes of all time into an amazing electro-swing song, with an unexpectedly fitting rhumba beat. Read the rest

Song of the Day: What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

The warm swing-era horn section and tasteful piano vamps are just a few reasons to listen to jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald, but today there’s a more obvious reason to cue up her silky ballad, “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

My Christmas music mix includes…

Over the Rhine’s Snow Angels and Blood Oranges in the Snow albums Vince Guaraldi Trio’s Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack Soul Christmas, Various Artists Sufjan Stevens’ Songs for Christmas Ella Fitzgerald’s Ella Wishes You A Swinging...Show More Summary

Vince Guaraldi -- Jazzy Christmas

3 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Enduring holiday classics from m: Ella Fitzgerald, m: Chet Baker, m: Kenny Burrell, m: Bill Evans, m: Jimmy Smith, m: Vince Guaraldi and more. TrackNameTimeArtistAlbum1The Christmas Song3:30Ella FitzgeraldElla Wishes You A Swinging Ch...

Powerful Women Join Forces, Combat Racism, Save Music, Improve World

4 months agoHumor : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes In case you didn't know, let me clear this up for you: Ella Fitzgerald is the greatest singer to have ever lived. Remember when Haley started editing here and talked about how it'd be a blog full of petty enthusiasms,...Show More Summary

Santastic No 9: more Xmas mashups for the holiday season

4 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

dj BC writes, "It's the 9th annual Santastic Holiday mashup collection. Contains much Beatles, Mariah Carey, AC/DC, Flula, Ella Fitzgerald, The Staple Singers, various holiday bad guys, DMX..." Read the rest

Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong: "Dream a Little Dream of Me"

Videos: Jo Stafford

4 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

There was a time in the late-1940s and early '50s when Jo Stafford was America's most popular female singer, eventually matched only by Ella Fitzgerald. The maternal warmth of Stafford's voice, her soulful tones and her relaxed sense of swing...

Early Morning Open Thread - [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

Good morning. I've been listening to a lot of Billie Holiday lately and, I am ashamed to admit, I've never paid due attention to Ella Fitzgerald. Sure, I have a few of her hits on my IPhone, but I haven't...

ICYMI: Picture of the Day

Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie, in New York City, September 1947.

Fine and Mellow: One of the Best Performances Ever on Broadway

My first exposure to jazz was the records my dad played while I was growing up. They were primarily of female vocalists: Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday. Of all these recordings, there was one that stood out:...

Picture of the Day

Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie, New York City, September 1947.

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