Jazz Musician of the Day: Ella Fitzgerald

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All About Jazz is celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's birthday today!

Dubbed “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums. Her voice was flexible, wide-ranging, accurate and ageless. She could sing sultry ballads, sweet jazz and imitate every instrument in an orchestra. She worked with all the jazz greats, from Duke Ellington... Read more.

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