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  1. Photo Coverage: Sally Kellerman Plays 54 BelowRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... series. Her distinctive, husky voice has been heard on hundreds of commercials and she recorded a duet with Ella Fitzgerald 's son, Ray Brown Jr., for his album Friends and Family. Her own classic album Roll With the Feelin' was recently reissued by ...

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  2. Jazz ensemble celebrates its 40th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Jersey Journal

    ... styles, the band seeks to honor a standard of music worthy of classic jazz trailblazers like Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Miles Davis. "Our trademark has always been our diversity," Williams said. "We play original music, ...

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  3. Music rivals acting for the unstoppable Sally 'Hot Lips' KellermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Morning Call

    ... the Hollywood Hills. She says that she was signed to a contract with Verve Records, the iconic jazz label of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzie Gillespie and Mel Torm, right out of high school at age 18 by famed guitarist Barney Kessel. But Kellerman says she ...

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  4. Retro retreat: Bauhaus-designed Ellington Hotel in Berlin, GermanyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Retro To Go

    A grade II-listed Bauhaus design has been converted from 1920s jazz hangout to hip hangout for the modern era - the Ellington Hotel in Berlin, Germany . Found in the Charlottenburg area of the city, the Ellington was once a dance hall for the jazz era, where the likes of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington entertained the crowds.

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  5. Legendary Canuck trumpeters play the Jazz Room this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... arts and entertainment scene including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Doc Severinsen, Diana Krall, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, The Toronto Symphony, Manhattan Transfer, and worked and recorded with Doc Kupka of Tower of Power. On Saturday evening, ...

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  6. "Something different? What can we do different? Okay..."Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | MetaFilter

    Growing up in a midwestern town in the 50's meant that one of my few exposures to African-American musical styling was when Ella Fitzgerald would perform on predominately white TV shows... Sadly, I remember viewing it as an oddity... it was so seldom that we saw black people on TV it was a bit difficult to parse if you were a 10 year old white kid. But, even though there was a cultural/musical disconnect for me, there was never any doubt that Ms.

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  7. Catalina Bar & GrillRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | LA Weekly

    ... landmark venue has hosted some of the biggest names in traditional, mainstream jazz, including Chick Corea, Ella Fitzgerald, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Scott, Pharoah Saunders, Jane Monheit, Roy Hargrove, Carmen McRae, Joe Zawinul, Joshua Redman, the ...

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  8. Anne Hathaway talks about music and - Song One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Boston.com

    ... don't respond to. I'm just a music fan and lover. A. You know, one of my favorite recordings of all time is Ella Fitzgerald live at the Newport Jazz Festival. [She's referring to 1973's "Newport Jazz Festival: Live at Carnegie Hall," but close ...

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  9. Asbury Park's musical heritage comes to life in new exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Jersey Journal

    ... music at any given time. Cuba's, one of the biggest, was a high-class club that attracted entertainers like Ella Fitzgerald, Horner said. The nightclubs on Springwood Avenue were some of the few places in the city that were not segregated. ...

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  10. SpotlightRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | St. Albert Gazette

    Calgary based Tenaj Williams and his jazz band are the featured performers for Unforgettable - The Music of Nat King Cole coming to the Arden Theatre on Thursday, April 2. It is part of the Canadian Legends Concert Series featuring artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Billie Holliday, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra among others. 'Nat had a charismatic ease and casualness.

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  11. N.C. Symphony Presents Louis and Ella: All that Jazz This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to two of the most beloved performers of the 20th century with Louis and Ella: All That Jazz, which will feature the music of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald performed by trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling and vocalist Marva Hicks, with drummer Robert Breithaupt. The Symphony concerts, which will be led by Associate Conductor David Glover, will take place in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh, tonight, Jan. 16, and Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. each night.

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  12. Patti Austin to Perform with BSO, 2/19-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy and Oscar award-winning vocalist Patti Austin returns to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a performance devoted to the brilliance of Washington, DC native Duke Ellington and "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald , Thursday, February 19 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, February 20 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 22 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyer hoff Symphony Hall. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly , Ms.

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  13. Jazz HotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Tucson Weekly

    ... coming from them and it's a voice you haven't really heard before." Reeves says that while the greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughn inspired her when she started, she sees modern performers like Esperanza ...

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  14. My one and only loveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... sing along. So I really feel like she was my singing teacher. I love the old standards from Doris Day and Ella Fitzgerald, songs like Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Paper Moon, and songs from Marilyn Monroe like Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend. ...

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  15. A Woman's Worth: The Dynamic Dakota StatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... chops. It's hard to standout when during the time you first hit the scene such towering game changers as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington are still singing at the peak of their powers. For a time in the late '50s and early '60s, ...

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  16. PERFORMANCE: Celebrating Jazz Month: Jazz Bridge Third Thursdays...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | All About Jazz

    ... for the sake of complexity; her approach is quite accessible, drawing on influences that have included Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Etta Jones, and Nancy Wilson. Miss Justine is very much a jazz improviser; she swings and improvises in a ...

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  17. Column | Ringing in the new year... literallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... "What Are You Doing... " to be found online, but here's a link to a classic example by iconic jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald: http://tinyurl.com/mrkubtr . To learn more about Suffolk Christian Church's carillon, including a chimes schedule, visit ...

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  18. Out and about: Randy Rogers Band, Better Taste Bureau, The Mother Hips and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin will perform the songs of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. "To Billie & Ella With Love" is part of the Grand Theatre's Backstage at the Grand concert series.

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  19. Jan. 10: Songs of Ella in NapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Bohemian.com

    Over the course of 40 millions album sales and 60 pioneering years as a vocal recording artist, Ella Fitzgerald is rightly referred to as the First Lady of Song. While no one will ever be able to top that voice, this week the songs of Fitzgerald are brought to life by beloved Napa singer Kellie Fuller .

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  20. Yolanda Rabun Returns to the Historic Blues Alley - January 21, 2015, to Launch Big Year AheadRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... Alley (202) 337-4141. Blues Alley, a legendary jazz hot spot, has hosted countless jazz legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Phyllis Hyman, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson and Ramsey Lewis and is located at 1073 Wisconsin ...

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