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  1. Celebrating JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Baker is a musical force to be reckoned with, boasting a stellar body of work. The singer and multi-instrumentalist has been compared favorably to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

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  2. Renowned drummer Harold Jones coming to SSURead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Community Voice

    You name it Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Natalie Cole for starters and Harold Jones, aka "The Singer's Drummer," has laid down the beat. Jones, who is currently on the "Cheek to Cheek" Tour with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, will make a one-day stop at Sonoma State University to work with students in the SSU jazz program.

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  3. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... They encouraged Matassa's interest in music, which gravitated toward music from the 1930s and 40s, such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra. Matassa is known for her versatile, rhythmic sensibility, diverse repertoire ...

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  4. The Best Jazz Albums of all TimeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Insider Monkey

    ... undiscovered notes, Thelonious manages to shake you awake with his odd soundscape. There's no denying that Ella Fitzgerald's voice can effortlessly transport you to a different time and place, with her sulky sound and beautiful vibrato. But add ...

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  5. Former Pacifica businessman returns full-time to jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacifica Tribune

    ... years the professional musician gigged with, recorded with and/or backed a lineup of incredibles, including: Ella Fitzgerald, George Shearing, James Brown, The Platters, B.B. King, Bernadette Peters, Smith Dobson, Joel Grey, Richie Cole, Johnny ...

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  6. Ella Henderson Gets Quizzed On 'Little Mermaid' Lyrics And Adorably FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... biggest inspirations, Emeli Sande. Henderson credits her Granddad for introducing her to musical influence, Ella Fitzgerald, and giving her the confidence to perform. She later dedicated the song she wrote for her 'X Factor' audition to him. Despite ...

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  7. 54 Below to Welcome Maureen McGovern, 3/10-14Read the original story

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , and Melissa Manchester and among others. Maureen also pays tribute to her early singing sisters including Ella Fitzgerald , Billie Holiday , and Annie Ross , who paved the way by writing their own signature songs. Some of the songs included in the ...

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  8. New Recording: Les Brown Plays Richard RodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | All About Jazz

    ... for Capitol, these albums were geared to cover a songwriter's best-known works, like the ongoing series by Ella Fitzgerald for Verve. Brown started with Lerner & Lowe in October 1960, followed by Plays the Gershwin Bandbook in March 1961. The last ...

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  9. Jane MonheitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Triangle.com

    ... quickly throughout the jazz world. www.janemonheitonline.com Jazz,Pop New York; Michael Buble; Long Island; Ella Fitzgerald; vocals; singer; piano; clarinet; Brazilian; www.carolinatheatre.org/ Fri 2/27/15 at 8pm

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  10. Miami tourists' double-decker bus to stop at ghost 'Colored Town' Little BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Local10.com

    ... and soul of the city." Historians want tourists to learn about the days when Aretha Franklin, Celia Cruz and Ella Fitzgerald walked those streets. In 2002, Whitney Houston shot the video to "Try It On My Own" at the theater in honor of the black ...

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  11. Album of the Week: Ella and BasieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    By the time of its 1963 release, Ella and Basie! was the second collaboration between the legendary Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald. The incredible album was made even more unfortgettable by the arrangements of the then 30 year-old, Quincy Jones.

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  12. Starbucks to stop selling CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Retailwire.com

    ... and instrumental songs through tapes provided by an outside playlist service. Vocal driven jazz, such as Ella Fitzgerald, as well as classic jazz, blues and reggae were added. Managers noticed how customers engaged with the music, many asking about ...

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  13. Black History Month: A St. Louis Native's Amazing PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Ava Noelle Rogers as Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz vocalist. Over the course of her recording career, she sold 40 million copies of her ...

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  14. Jazz musician Clark Terry, who played with Basie, Ellington and 'The Tonight Show,' dead at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Star Tribune

    In this 1955 file photo, trumpeter Clark Terry walks with his son Rudolph under the Apollo Theater marquee after Terry's first stage show with Duke Ellington's band in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Columbia University and the Apollo Theater Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, announced a joint project to create an oral history of the famed Harlem theater that launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, and other music legends.

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  15. Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Inside Bay Area

    In this June 15, 1980 file photo, US jazz trumpet player Clark Terry performs during the Stockholm Jazz and Blues Festival in the Skeppsholmen district of Stockholm. Terry, a Grammy award-winning trumpet player and composer who recorded with greats such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones, has died aged 94, his wife said on Sunday.

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  16. Clark Terry dead: Grammy-winning trumpet player dies aged 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Independent

    ... during which he wrote, played and performance. He recorded music with legendary performers Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones. According to his website, he was one of the most recorded jazz artists in history and had performed for ...

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  17. Clark Terry, Acclaimed Jazz Trumpeter And Composer, Dies At 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | KWBU-TV Waco

    Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Clark Terry, who recorded with the likes of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones, has died at age 94, his wife confirmed on his Facebook page. Gwen Terry wrote that her husband "has joined the big band in heaven where he'll be singing and playing with the angels.

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  18. Trumpet maestro Clark Terry dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Terry, a Grammy award-winning trumpet player and composer who recorded with greats such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones, has died aged 94, his wife said on Sunday. Terry, who had gone into hospice care after suffering from ...

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  19. When Harry Met CalypsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Trinidad Guardian

    Nearly 60 years before Bunji Garlin and Nigel Rojas' Differentology got a half-minute play on the intro to an American TV show, Trinidad's indigenous music completely dominated American pop music for half a year. Between late 1956 and mid-1957, calypso mushroomed so huge in the US that nightclubs refitted themselves overnight as "calypso rooms" with limbo floorshows, legendary American singer Ella Fitzgerald covered a kaiso, three feature-length calypso movies were rushed into production in Hollywood and advertising copy for cosmetics was copied from the lyrics and written to the tune of Lord Invader's Rum and Coca-Cola.

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  20. Patti Austin Croons With The BSO At The MeyerhoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Grammy and Oscar-winning vocalist Patti Austin joins The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra this weekend in a performance dedicated to the brilliance of Duke Ellington and "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald. Austin has been in show business for 60 of her 65 years.

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