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  1. Creationist Ken Ham Says Aliens Will Go To Hell So Let's Stop Looking For ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    ... that aliens could respond to the gospel is just totally wrong. In this 1951 novelty song, jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald tells the story of a pair of aliens who come down to Earth to take a look around, decide this planet sucks, then fly away. Can't ...

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  2. Ernest Barteldes -- Maira Freitas + Lenine at Central Park SummerstageRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... 's bossa classic "Eu Quero Um Samba" and "Voce Abusou," a tune recorded by countless artists, including Ella Fitzgerald. After a brief intermission, 's orchestra, who played many of the singer- songwriter's hits with an improvised orchestral ...

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  3. Where America's jazz greats are spending eternityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... buried at Lincoln Cemetery in Blue Summit, Missouri. Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 - June 15, 1996) Ella Fitzgerald is often referred to as "The First Lady of Song" for her incredible three octave range, pure tone and and incredible diction ...

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  4. Vocalist Serpentine Arborvitae Opens Wineseller's Second Summer Jazz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Jazz singer Serpentine Arborvitae will pay tribute to jazz divas Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nina Simone in her show Red Hot & Blue on July 5th at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.

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  5. Is Nick Ziobro the Next Sinatra?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... that were created by names like Kern, Hammerstein, Bacharach, and Sondheim, and performed by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Judy Garland. The record was produced with obvious care and reverence by Ziobro's mentor, Michael Feinstein, long known ...

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  6. Cécile McLorin Salvant to Perform at WHBPAC, 8/10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Salvant has it all.... If anyone can extend the lineage of the Big Three- Billie Holiday , Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald -it is this 23-year-old virtuoso."

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  7. Nyack Weekender for July 18-20, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... in the Main Street parking lot at S. Franklin in Nyack. Jazz vocalist Alicia Crowe performs a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at the Elmwood Playhouse at 7p. Purchase tickets at ElmwoodPlayhouse.com or call 845-353-1313. 10 Park St, Nyack Jazz Week opens ...

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  8. Ravi Coltrane QuartetRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | KLRN-TV San Antonio

    ... pianist Alice Coltrane, covers "I'm Old Fashioned," the 1942 Jerome Kern-Johnny Mercer song popularized by Ella Fitzgerald; his original composition, "The Change, My Girl," and "One Wheeler Will" from his Blending Times album. This episode also ...

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  9. Alicia Crowe Animates Ella FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | NyackNewsAndViews

    By day, she's a barrister, by night, a balladier. On Sun., July 20, at 7p, the multi-talented and Multi-dimensional Alicia Crowe will perform a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at the Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St., Nyack.

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  10. Three more buildings now open in EncoreRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... outside where a tent sheltered guests near the spot where the Cotton Club once stood, where jazz artists Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington performed in the 1940s and where teens did a new dance later called the twist. Robert Ledford, principal at ...

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  11. Jaci Davis & The Derrik Lewis Trio to Play Arthur Newman Theater Palm Desert, 8/10Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... In Summer Series. Ms. Davis will showcase iconic songs associated with music legends; Liza Minnelli , Ella Fitzgerald and Barbra Streisand . Jaci Davis is well known locally as a popular vocalist, as well as music director and piano teacher at ...

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  12. Saturday will be jazzy in OnsetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... had jazz and different genres of music," Roderick recalls. "Dizzy Gillespie came through, Illinois Jaquet, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie " they all came through this building and others around town to perform." In 2011, Roderick, who worked as a ...

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  13. Vernon's posted eventsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Duke City Fix

    ... and a splash of Sade." Soul's repertoire encompasses selections by Sade Adu, Norah Jones, Dianna Krall, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Cassandra Wilson, Nina Simone, Erykah Badu, Dianna Reeves, Abbey Lincoln, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, Randy ...

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  14. Tap Dance Series at Children's Museum of Manhattan Kicks Off TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... exhibit itself, in partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, allows visitors to sing along with Ella Fitzgerald in the "jazz club," dance up the stairs with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's, and meet Duke Ellington and his famous jazz ...

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  15. Broadway's Jared Grimes Coming to the Children's Museum of Manhattan, 8/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... exhibit itself, in partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, allows visitors to sing along with Ella Fitzgerald in the "jazz club," dance up the stairs with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's, and meet Duke Ellington and his famous jazz ...

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  16. Stephen Kelly & the Headhunted Play Coughlan's TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Sugrue, will be performing songs written by the great drummer Chick Webb, the man who launched the career of Ella Fitzgerald back in the 1930's. There will also be the music of drummers such as Brian Blade (Wayne Shorter), Peter Erskine (Weather ...

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  17. Here are jazz's 12 most important musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... fallen out of the mainstream. When I was a kid, you could turn on the television and see Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald or Duke Ellington. Things have changed -- and, so, here we have this list, my attempt to stir the pot. I've decided to focus on ...

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  18. VIP Concert Performance of LOUIS-AND-ELLA Set for The Cutting Room TonightRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The irrepressible Louis Armstrong is played by award winning performer, Trent Armand Kendall with the melancholy, but luminous Ella Fitzgerald performed by NaTasha Yvette Williams .

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  19. Variety of entertainment coming to TBPACRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Armstrong as he was behind the scenes. Characters who will be portrayed on stage include Armstrong himself, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Joe Glaser (Armstrong's long-time agent), Bing Crosby and many others. A seven-piece band is part of the ...

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  20. Azudi Onyejekwe and Rodrick Covington to Star in the Songs of Central ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Guild ; co-writer/creator/producer of Off- Broadway's From My Hometown (8 AUDELCO Nominations); writer of Ella Fitzgerald : First Lady of Song (Kennedy Center 2013/Metro Stage 2014) and has directed other shows in New York and regionally. He has ...

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