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  1. Kady Z: Hope for the pop music setRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... and Madonna. "My mom is a singer and she sang the standards, so I grew up listening to Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald and Johnny Hartman, and when you're vocal-centric, who do you go listen to but the greatest vocalists of all-time?" she said. ...


  2. Kandace SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Keyboard Magazine

    ... and playing with father's Nashville soul band The Scat Band. MUSICAL INFLUENCES: My father, Ella Fitzgerald, Norah Jones, Nina Simone, and Erykah Badu. WHAT I'M LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW: Sade, Sam Smith, and Jhene Aiko. MY BIG BREAK: When I was a ...


  3. Sund'ri Feeling Release New LP 'Accords'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Urban Music News Network

    ... jazz record that will appeal to audiophiles everywhere. Sund'ri Feeling cite as main artistic influences Ella Fitzgerald, Rachel Ferrell, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Billie Holiday, Marilyn Monroe, and more, from whom their own elegant singing style has ...


  4. Meet Dana Williams, The Singer-Songwriter Who Made You Weep In That Apple CommercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MTV

    ... Williams' sound is less easy to pin down. She says that she listened to a lot of jazz growing up, like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, which had a clear influence on her singing. Yet her songwriting is more on the folky side, resulting in a ...


  5. Apple's adorable new holiday ad might just make you cryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | SFGate

    ... of the jazz standard "Love Is Here to Stay," which has been recorded by the likes of Frank Sinatra , Ella Fitzgerald , and Billie Holiday , follows. The young listener gets some inspiration, transferring the record to her Mac computer to create a ...


  6. Phil Stern, photographer who captured wartime and Hollywood, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Stern also shot album covers and was a familiar presence at recording sessions with Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and other jazz greats. Stern's pioneering, behind-the-scenes approach "contributed to an entire era's sense of what ...


  7. The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Fleetwood Mac, Cheap Trick, Lotus Effect, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Houston Press

    ... many more years than 25 to acquire, as well as the old-soul wisdom of a second-generation musician who cites Ella Fitzgerald as an inspiration. But she has a playful side, too; Varner's 2012 breakout single was "Only Want to Give It to You," a ...


  8. Singer is a hit at Marsalis' swingin' Christmas showRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Decked out in a white dress and blazing red high-heels, Salvant, who is only 25, walked out on the stage before a full house at FAMU's Lee Hall Auditorium on Saturday night and let everyone know that she may be the best jazz vocalist of her generation. There were slight echoes of Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday and the great Ella Fitzgerald as the mature-sounding young singer playfully and skillfully glided her way through a lighthearted arrangement of Louis Armstrong's "Is That You, Santa?" Talk about range.


  9. YouTube clip led to Womad headliner Lake Street Dive's fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... the melody, a single snare drum snaps back the beat. Front and centre, a woman with bright red lips gets all Ella Fitzgerald on a Motown classic. There are 2,581,000 views and counting and it's easy to see why - the video shows The Jackson 5 reborn ...


  10. Jazz Collective 'Sasha's Bloc', Featuring Guest Vocalist Jane Monheit ...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Mi2n

    Website: http://sashasbloc.com Jazz Collective 'Sasha's Bloc', Featuring Guest Vocalist Jane Monheit and Conceived by Bassist Alex Gershman, Sets 'Heart on Fire' CD for March 2015 A Big Jazz Band Sound, Featuring Original Music That Hearkens Back to the 1920s, 30s and 40s; An Upbeat, Modern Embrace of an Era That Gave Us the Music and Stage Presence of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Scott Joplin, Count Basie and More With the March, 2015 release of 'Heart On Fire', jazz collective Sasha's Bloc aims to solidify their growing presence on the U.S. music scene with an original album that hearkens back to the Big Jazz Band sound of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, and to a performance style that evokes such seminal acts as Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Count Basie, Scott Joplin, Ella Fitzgerald and more.


  11. LaGrange native wins international jazz competition, record dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the age of 9. "My first love affair with jazz happened when I was about nine," she said. "My dad played an Ella Fitzgerald record, 'How High the Moon,' for me and I was just completely shocked and inspired and completely confused. I found out that ...


  12. Wynton Marsalis, 'Yuletide' and 'Festival of Carols' usher in the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Examiner.com

    ... arrangements but the real star of the evening was Salvant. Reminiscent of such great female jazz artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Holiday and Sarah Vaughn, it is safe to say that the 25-year old Salvant is very much in their league if not a ...


  13. Modern Baseball play Thursday, Dec. 11 at the TLA.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Philly.com

    ... about a year ago - in 2013 - and the pair has been on the rise ever since. Citing influences as diverse as Ella Fitzgerald and Kanye, Marian Hill craft unique, genre-bending tunes, that combine R&B, trip-hop, electronica, and more, into something ...


  14. Jonathan's Weekend PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WNYC-AM New York

    Saturday, December 6 2014 Glad - Gershwin Medley - Acapella Gershwin Frank Sinatra - Here's That Rainy Day - No One Cares Ron Renninger - Twilight - Another Kite To Fly Carmen McRae - If You Could See Me Now - Bittersweet Andre Previn - What Is There To Say - Andre Previn Plays Vernon Duke Ella Fitzgerald/Ellis Larkins - What Is There To Say - Pure Ella Jamie Cullum - You And The Night And The Music - Pointless Nostalgic Karen Akers - I Don't Remember Christmas - A Cabaret Christmas Donovan - Mellow Yellow - Donovan's Greatest Hits Mark Murphy - Some Time Ago - Some Time Ago Bob & Ray - The Glass Factory - Classic Bob & Ray Nancy LaMott - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Just In Time For Christmas Frank Sinatra - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Christmas With Sinatra And Friends Frank Sinatra - Whatever Happened To Christmas - The Christmas Collection Frank Sinatra - An Old Fashioned ... (more)


  15. Beyond Boundaries Hosts Cocktails & Candy Canes TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... evening of holiday song! A scintillating cabaret featuring the music of Frank Sinatra , Harry Connick Jr., Ella Fitzgerald , The Andrew Sisters, Bing Crosby , Jewel, Jason Robert Brown , J.F. Handel, Whitney Houston and much more... Beyond ...


  16. Ita s official! McDonalda s is now catching up to 1974Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Glenn Beck

    ... I may not ever be able to unhear that. GLENN: It's not just jazz too. It's scat jazz. Nobody likes that. Ella Fitzgerald is like, please, don't make me scat. Please. So, anyway, here's the shocking news: Beside the fact that McDonald's is catching ...


  17. Bunny Bop:Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... in 1922 and nicknamed Bunny early on because of his impressive speed--became to tap-dancing roughly what Ella Fitzgerald was to scat singing. He was the first to take an existing, specific form of expression and update it for the new musical ...


  18. Music this week: A jazzy Christmas, a female power quartet and a celebration of native singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Canada.com

    ... groove makes even Jingle Bells swing. If you like your rock with shakers and organ, your female leads Ella Fitzgerald-powerful, and your laments danceable, Sallie Ford's Portland-based all-female quartet should do the trick. Ford's latest album Slap ...


  19. High Point student sings classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | New Jersey Herald

    At age 16, High Point junior Kelly Wask has one big thing in common with the senior citizens of Sussex County: they love the same music. Wask specializes in singing great music of the Golden Age of Jazz, including standards made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, and Judy Garland.


  20. Donor provides $400,000 to CicLAvia street festivalRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... NAACP convention was held and where music greats such as Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald performed. It is now used for senior housing. The route also passes by the museums in Exposition Park. Although the area is ...