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Ella Fitzgerald

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 90 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha…

This week In Jazz Legends 53

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

This week In Singing Ladies 27

Toni Braxton, Katie Melua, Beth Hart, Linda Ronstadt, Mavis Staples, Christine Mcvie, Macy Gray, Suzanne Vega, Minnie Riperton, Storm Large, Ella Fitzgerald, Sade Adu. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 360 Posts we publish…

Ella Fitzgerald sings in Cannes (1958)

July 8, 1958 - Ella Fitzgerald and the Lou Levy Trio will be on stage at the Cannes Jazz Festival in France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Ella-Fitzgerald-Sings-the-Irving-Berlin-Songbook-RVJ.jpg' alt='Ella…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz singer, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella.Digest Tracklist : Mack The Knife . w/ Frank Sinatra - The Lady Is A…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 08

Harold Mabern, Robert Glasper, Abdullah Ibrahim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tommy Flanagan, Bill Evans, Alan Broadbent, Mulgrew Miller, Chick Corea , Esbjörn Svensson, Herbie Hancock, Craig Taborn. They are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)"…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

Happy Birthday Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Digest Tracklist : Knock On Wood (2020) . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) . Don't Knock (2017) . New Kiss…

We remember Mel Tormé. ‘The Velvet Prince’

This day ( June 5, 1999), in Los Angeles, California, died Melvin Howard Tormé, nicknamed The Velvet Fog, American jazz singer.Digest Tracklist : Comin Home Baby . Stardust . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Lady Be Good . Judy Garland & The…

This week In Jazz Legends 05

Roy Hargrove Quintet, Wynton Marsalis, Eliane Elias, Mary Lou Williams, Christian McBride, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Sun Ra Arkestra , Pete Escovedo. They are the…

This week In Jazz Legends 04

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio,…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington…

We Remember Joe Pass. ‘Virtuoso Joe’

This day (May 23, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua a.k.a Joe Pass, an Italian-American jazz guitarist.Digest Tracklist : & Roy Clark - Jambalaya (1993) . Summertime (1992) . & Niels-Henning…

This week In Singing Ladies 20

Lalah Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Lauryn Hill, En Vogue, Tina Turner, Jewel & Beyonce, Omara Portuondo. They are the Singing Ladies selected among the 309 Posts…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica'S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano - Monk'S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ Salena…

This week In Jazz Legends 51

John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Joshua Redman, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Michel Legrand, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Diane Schuur. They are…

We remember Count Basie. ‘For The Count’

This day (April 26, 1984), in Hollywood, Florida, died William 'Count' Basie a.k.a Count Basie, an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan,Tony Bennett,George Benson (1981) . w/ Oscar…