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  1. 'As Long As They Want To Play': Newport Jazz At 60Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GPB.org

    ... sitting for five hours in the rain, listening to jazz." And who wouldn't have stayed? The lineup included Ella Fitzgerald , Count Basie , Dizzy Gillespie and Billie Holiday . After its soggy debut, it wasn't long before the festival started making ...


  2. Enjoy some 'new old fashioned tunes' from Tia BrazdaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | SooToday

    Despite her early appreciation of artists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, Toronto's Tia Brazda says she doesn't intentionally write for swing and jazz fans.


  3. London's Big BandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Londonist

    ... John Ongom is the band leader of this collective who play tunes by the likes of Count Basie, Bobby Darin and Ella Fitzgerald, and they are currently looking for trombone players to add to their ranks. They are also happy to hear from non-trombonists ...


  4. Sam Friend & His New Orleans Swamp DonkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... "jass" with a rendition of "Sweet Lorraine" on six-string banjo. The sounds of Frank Sinatra, Nelson Riddle, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday and other masters of the American songbook can be heard 24 hours a ...


  5. Lady Gaga Harper's Bazaar Full Interview & Spread + Penelope Cruz & Linda Evangelista CoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... type of music? LG: I used to listen to Billie Holiday every Sunday with my mother, but I fell in love with Ella Fitzgerald. She is to me the quintessential jazz vocalist. Her life story, the pain and wisdom, the whiskey in her throaty voice. I felt ...


  6. The "Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra" Played "Cool Jazz" ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... in the tradition of Count Basie which means great jazz from favorites like Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Dean Martin, George Gershwin and many others. ** Mary, their vocalist, not only has a great voice and style, but ...


  7. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Itunes Exclusives: 6 Classic Albums Released for Newport Jazz FestivalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | All About Jazz

    Legacy Recordings Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Newport Jazz Festival with 6 Classic Album Exclusives Landmark A'Live at Newport" Performances from Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald and Lionel Hampton Available for 1st Time Digitally Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the 60th Anniversary of ... (more)


  8. Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on NBC's Today, music video for Anything Goes, Gaga CandidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Gaga and Bennett recorded "The Lady Is a Tramp" for the crooner's 2011 Duets II album. "She's as good as Ella Fitzgerald," he said to Rolling Stone at the time (around which he also sketched her nude and joked about it on Gaga's Thanksgiving ...


  9. Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Tape Secret 'Cheek to Cheek' PBS Special to Air This OctoberRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Her numerous gowns were elegant and gorgeous. She comported herself on stage like a pro. And the voice! Like Ella Fitzgerald. No kidding." He adds, "The whole "Cheek to Cheek" project will be a game changer for Lady Gaga . For Tony Bennett , it's ...


  10. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Detail 'Magnificent' Collection of DuetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | RollingStone

    ... Gaga and Bennett recorded "The Lady Is a Tramp" for the crooner's 2011 Duets II album. "She's as good as Ella Fitzgerald," he said to Rolling Stone at the time (around which he also sketched her nude and joked about it on Gaga's Thanksgiving special ...


  11. BWW Reviews: Consummate Vocalist Jeanne Page Knocks Her CD Preview Show REBOOT Out of the ParkRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out", Miss Billie Holiday with "Good Morning Heartache" and Ella Fitzgerald via "A-Tisket, A-Tasket". My guest for the evening compared her to Lena Horne , that fits, as both have a powerful instrument ...


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

    Friday Jul 25 | 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.


  13. Incredible India, Cinderella in Spain, the Intergalactic Nemesis and...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... superstars join together for a tour-de-force evening of music paying tribute to the iconic Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald . The memorable concert includes classics like "Mr. Paganini," "Mack the Knife," "Someone To Watch Over Me," "The Lady is a ...


  14. Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House with Billy Stritch, 8/5-9Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald , star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House three summers ago, and again each year since.


  15. Niki King comes back to Inverness with Duke Ellington tribute.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Northern Scot

    ... show. I was inspired by a wonderful large picture I have in my living-room of Duke watching Ella Fitzgerald performing and I suddenly realised there hadn't been many vocal shows dedicated to Duke Ellington's work. He was probably one of the most ...


  16. PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Lead Sheet: Two Weeks of Twin Cities Jazz, July 25- August 7Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | All About Jazz

    ... then, Irv was a swinging, soulful tenor man who could play any tune in any key and who backed the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Mary Lou Williams and Billy Eckstine before settling in the Twin Cities in the 1940s. Now Irv has released a pile of ...


  17. LIVE: Ester Rada @ WAMC-FM's The Linda, 6/26/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Nippertown!

    ... brid of jazz, soul, funk and more, as Rada and her band evoked echoes of such jazz greats as Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald, as well as more contemporary song stylists as Eryka Badu and Lauren Hill.


  18. Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | IcNetwork

    ... to BBC Radio Two listeners from her Sunday night show through every word, be it discussing the merits of Ella Fitzgerald - holding back not one iota of enthusiasm - to her desire for a salted caramel ice cream - off limits thanks to the 'Proms ...


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

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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 ...