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“Nothin’ but blue skies do I see”

A little Ella Fitzgerald for you today. Kind of fits with what is going on in the US today. Over at Vox, Matt Yglesias has an interesting article on the Trump Transition Team ordering government economists to cook up rosy economic forecasts. With his far reaching economic “it will be great” promises during the election, […]

Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald – Can’t We Be Friends

My frame of reference for this song — the benchmark for duet of this song — is Ella & Louis, but I found this short, live version of Ella and Frank to be totally charming:     The post Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald – Can’t We Be Friends appeared first on The Big Picture.

Buddy Bregman, gifted Hollywood musical arranger and conductor, dies at 86

Mr. Bregman worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire and other show-business giants.

Ella Fitzgerald: Swinging Xmas

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Each December since 2008, I've selected a different album for the JazzWax Vintage Holiday Album Hall of Fame. I established this modest institution largely out of frustration. I love holiday music, but so few albums are perfect. For an album...        

The Story of Ella & Louis

Some of my all-time favorite albums are the duets of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong — they are delightful contrasts of his gravelly singing and wonderful horn playing and her angelic picture vocals. The full story behind  ‘Ella and Louis’ has been unveiled 60 Years Later by Longreads. Show More Summary

THIS SATURDAY: Jazz tribute night at The Pearl with Anne Evenou!

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Join the amazing Anne Evenou, The Pearl’s 17 piece Big Band and conductor Antonio Ximenez for a magical night of jazz with music from all your favourite Jazz divas such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Natalie Cole, Sarah VaughanShow More Summary

Blast from the Past: A Jazz Soundtrack for Tea

4 months agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Besides enjoying tea, I also enjoy listening to jazz. Given that fancy hotel tearooms seem to pipe in a lot of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, there must be something about the tea-and-jazz combination that works. For me, tea andShow More Summary

Kevin Spacey & David Alan Grier Take Shots At Donald Trump At Ella Fitzgerald Tribute Concert

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Stars Pay Tribute To Ella Fitzgerald At Apollo Theater – And Take A Swipe At Republican Nominee Actors Kevin Spacey and David Alan Grier were a few of the performers who honored jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald – but also couldn’t

Shirley Horn at the 4 Queens

5 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

If you were a female jazz vocalist who began your recording career in 1959 or later, you were almost certainly in trouble. Not only were you entering space already crowded with band veterans such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah...       Related Stories Dolo Coker: California Hard Bill Evans: Some Other Time Larry Young: 1964-65  

Jazz Harmonica Player Toots Thielemans, 94

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“That Mr. Thielemans, who performed with greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman and Charlie Parker, played jazz on the harmonica was unusual enough. Even more unusual was how he first gained widespread international attention: by playing guitar and whistling in unison.”

Travel letters: Harlem, and all that jazz; more on Sand Creek; and no Bluetooth speakers, please

What fun to read Chris Reynolds’ article on Harlem [“Full-Tilt Harlem,” Aug. 7]. Thank you.  And thanks for remembering Ella Fitzgerald. Here's another spot you'll love: the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. It’s finally in its permanent location, and the museum’s programs are wonderful.  The Harlem...

C&L's Late Night Music Club With Ella Fitzgerald

From another tough summer, 1968. What are you listening to this evening?

Prince Gave This '90s Singer 2 Words Of Advice She Still Thinks About Every Day

Shanice Wilson-Knox is no stranger to the music industry. As early as 9 years old, the young entertainer was singing alongside the likes of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald, but it wasn't until the '80s and '90s that Shanice truly rose to fame as a solo artist. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald, Down Beat, William P. Gottlieb photographerForms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress) Caption from Down Beat: A cliché worth repeating is that Ella is the greatest natural singer in the world. Show More Summary

Jazz Quanta April a?' Five Women IV: Ella Fitzgerald, Bonnie Eisele, Stacy Sullivan, Eileen Howard, Lauren White

10 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

We are enjoying a rich period of jazz vocals creation; the story continues... Ella FitzgeraldJazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald Set Verve2016 Ella Fitzgerald is certainly the vocalist to include first in this review as hers is one of the few voices that are the jazz vocals gold standard... [ read more ]

Monday scent of the day 4/25

10 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

It's Monday, yes, but it's also Ella Fitzgerald's birthday (it would have been her 99th). What fragrance are you wearing? I'm in Hermès Eau de Néroli Doré. I wore it all weekend, and I'm really glad I bought this one. Tea at the moment is roasted dandelion + roasted chicory + cinnamon. Reminder: on 4/29, wear one of your "top 10 of spring" fragrances...

Remembering Ella Fitzgerald On What Would Be Her 99th Birthday

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

On April 25, 1917, Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. The legendary jazz singer dubbed the “Queen of Jazz” passed away 20 years ago on June 15, 1996. Today, we remember Ella Fitzgerald on what would be her 99th birthday. Show More Summary

11 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of April 22-24

Pay a free visit to a national park, sip a seasonal beer from a local brewer, laugh it up with Tracy Morgan celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's birthday.

Jazz Quanta April a?' Five Women III: Erica Papillion-Posey, Melia?(TM)sa Morgan, Daphna Levy, Gabriela Martin, Sofia Ribeiro

10 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

We are enjoying a rich period of jazz vocals creation, the story continues... Erica Papillion-Posey Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald Set Verve2016 Vocalist Erica Papillion-Posey recently published a book entitled Musings From the Mind of a Mezzo, Poetry and Prose of Passion, Pain and Plight... [ read more ]

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