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Ella Fitzgerald

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, Count Basie and Nat King Cole, to Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman. (Or rather, some might say all the jazz greats had the pleasure of working with Ella.) She performed at top venues all over the world, and packed them to the hilt

ARTICLE: RADIO

New Releases, New Faces and More Jazz Capricorns to Celebrate

Read "New Releases, New Faces and More Jazz Capricorns to Celebrate" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast features new releases from vocalists Marya Lawrence, Janis Mann & Kenny Werner, pianist Chris Pattishall with a new look at Mary Lou Williams's Zodiac Suite and the group New Faces featuring Brandon Lee, Markus Howell Nicole Glover, Caili O'Doherty, Adi Meyerson and Cory Cox plus more birthday shoutouts to jazz Capricorns Myra Melford, Anat ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Marty Elkins: 'Tis Autumn

Read "'Tis Autumn" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

There exists a group of jazz musicians dedicated to pre-bebop jazz who have traditionally populated the catalogs of the Nagel-Heyer and Arbors record labels. These musicians include Herb Pomeroy, Max Kaminsky, Randy Sandke, Harry Allen, and Dave McKenna. Central to this group is vocalist Marty Elkins who, while in college, discovered the recordings of Ella Fitzgerald, ...

Jenny Green

From Jenny's early love of pop music to big band, jazz and a capella, she has a wealth of knowledge, expertise, skill and experience. With her ever expanding repertoire, covering songs from the world of Jazz, swing, to soul, Latin and popular standards, Jenny is in great demand as a function singer either solo or with her top class musicians she is ideal for weddings and corporate events and offers a bespoke service according to the needs of her client. Never stopping for one minute, Jenny is a presenter for 107 Meridian FM and Broadcasts a Jazz program Tuesdays from 5pm - 8pm. On the show, Jenny often features tracks from up and coming jazz artists and gives out a gig guide and interviews guests live on the show.

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

2020: The Year in Jazz

Read "2020: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

The COVID-19 pandemic put the jazz world in a tailspin, just like the world at large, in 2020. And there is plenty of uncertainty going into the new year about what “new normal: might emerge from the darkness. International Jazz Day, like so many other things, became an online virtual event this time around. Pianist Keith ...

Ella 100 Live at the Apollo

Label: Concord Jazz
Released: 2020
Track listing: Judy; Opening Remarks; A Ticket-A Basket; When I Get Low I Get High; Ain't Misbehavin'; Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me; Love You Madly; The Nearness of You; Oh, Lady Be Good; How High is the Moon; Back to the Apollo; I Loves You Porgy/There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For NY; Cry Me A River; Honeysuckle Rose; Once In A While; You'll Have To Swing It Mr. Paganini)/Paganini Bows Reprise; People

The Lost Tapes Of Berlin

Label: Verve Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: 1 Cheek To Cheek 2 He's My Kind Of Boy 3 Cry Me A River 4 I Won't Dance 5 Someone To Watch Over Me 6 Jersey Bounce 7 Angel Eyes 8 Clap Hands, Here Come Charlie 9 Taking A Chance On Love 10 C'est Magnifique 11 Good Morning Heartache 12 Hallelujah, I Love Him So 13 Hallelujah, I Love Him So (Reprise) 14 Summertime 15 Mr. Paganini 16 Mack The Knife 17 Wee Baby Blues

VIDEO

Ella Fitzgerald - Frosty The Snowman

Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald
Duration: 2:29

This season, UMe has opened its cherished holiday music library to some of the most exciting electronic music producers around the globe for a set of inspired, new Lofi remixes of classic Christmas and wintery songs from legendary artists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, The Temptations and more.
ARTICLE: PROFILE

Nancy Kelly: A Dynamic And Determined Voice

Read "Nancy Kelly: A Dynamic And Determined Voice" reviewed by Scott Gudell

Nancy Kelly has been singin,' swingin' and scattin' for a long time. Her first musical path took her into the world of classical music when she started playing by ear at age three and her mother guided her to piano lessons by age four. The Beatles arrived a decade later and she abruptly shifted her allegiance ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Basie and Ella Docs

Basie and Ella Docs

There are dozens of documentaries on jazz but precious few about the private lives of great jazz musicians. Eagle Vision recently released two—Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes and Ella Fitzgerald: Just One Of Those Things. In both cases, the use of footage, still images and interview subjects are compelling and the music is rich. While ...


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