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  1. Paris in the springtime: Making the best of the perfect time to visit the French capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    In the words of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, I love Paris in the springtime. It's the perfect season to take advantage of everything this romantic city has to offer - in particular its beautiful parks, luscious gardens and trendy cafe terraces.

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  2. Natalie Cole gives a packed Hard Rock Rocksino a night to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Plain Dealer

    ... N' Easy,'' originally recorded by the man she called "Uncle Frank,'' did Sinatra proud, and her version of Ella Fitzgerald's "A-Tisket, A-Tasket'' was nothing short of wonderful. Her playful version of "Peel Me a Grape'' is something all guys should ...

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  3. Pizarro: Notre Dame High School gives women a place at the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inside Bay Area

    ... of women is diverse to say the least, ranging from iconic figures such as pilot Amelia Earhart, jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald and anthropologist Margaret Mead to more contemporary women such as Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres and Bay Area soccer star ...

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  4. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah VaughanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Sarah Vaughan's birthday today! In the 1940s, when most women singers adorned big bands as stage attractions rather than legitimate members of jazz ensembles, Sarah Vaughan, along with her predecessor Ella Fitzgerald, helped elevate the vocalist\'s role as equal to that of the jazz instrumentalist. A woman known for her many vicissitudes, Vaughan\'s outspoken personality and artistic eloquence brought her the names 'Sassy" and 'The Divine One."

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  5. Unforgettable - The Music of Nat King ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... & presented by Tony James. The Legends Concert Series is comprised of 12 concerts featuring such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Billie Holiday, Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney, and Frank Sinatra among others. Ocean ...

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  6. Clothesline connects culture to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lumina News

    ... inspiration in the Civil Rights Movement, along with some of her favorite African-American jazz vocalists - Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. "This is not just an African-American story. Truth grows when we're able to empathize and ...

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  7. Talented Blackburn student off to London to finish her new song collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Blackburn Citizen

    ... going to try and get it on iTunes as well. "My music at the moment has been partly inspired by artists like Ella Fitzgerald and I would love to do a jazz and swing album in the future." Her dad Bill, 50, said: "I'm very proud of her and think that ...

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  8. Exciting Times: Singer Grace Davies, from Langho, is releasing her first Ep later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | This Is Lancashire

    ... going to try and get it on iTunes as well. "My music at the moment has been partly inspired by artists like Ella Fitzgerald and I would love to do a jazz and swing album in the future." Her dad Bill, 50, said: "I'm very proud of her and think that ...

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  9. Ottawa's Rat Pack Performs Crooner Classics for Make-A-Wish OntarioRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and recording credits include: Natalie Cole , Josh Groban , Alanis Morrisette, John Pizzarelli , Lou Rawls , Ella Fitzgerald , Tony Bennett , Gil Evans, Nelson Riddle , Dionne Warwick , Natalie Cole , Tom Jones , Engelbert Humperdink and Rosemary ...

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  10. Priority list includes a jazz battle, a former Police man, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... Electronic Valve Instrument (EVI). March 27 Clowes Hall Dance Kaleidoscope moves to the music popularized by Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles in this new show. Nick Owens and David Hochoy share the choreographic chores. Indiana Repertory Theatre ...

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  11. Kaneholler's Tour Van Bumps Skrillex... and Ella FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | LA Weekly

    ... reckoned with, onstage and off." As Kaneholler hits the road, their dream comes alive, with a Skrillex and Ella Fitzgerald soundtrack alternately wafting and thumping out the van windows. "It's true," Tyler chimes in. "We eat a lot of ramena and Red ...

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  12. Rene Marie celebrates Eartha KittRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Village Life

    ... she chose music over the turbulent marriage, self-released her debut "Renaissance" in 1998 and toured as Ella Fitzgerald in a regional play. She began experiencing a whirlwind of success rarely seen in the jazz world, winning over critics and ...

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  13. Saturday Stream | Live At Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | JamBase

    ... history. There's a healthy dose of jazz represented in the set, highlighted by the magnificent pairings of Ella Fitzgerald with Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane . Miles Davis as well as Nina Simone also appear on the playlist ...

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  14. 'At Last:' Jazz singer to perform pieces by 'greatest jazz vocalists of the 20th century'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Star

    Submitted Photo Leif Shires, trumpet player, left, will perform with wife Jaimee Paul during the “At Last” concert on April 2. Even when powerhouse jazz vocalist Jaimee Paul isn't on stage, her mind is still absorbing every aspect of her performing environment. Presented by Aiken Performing Arts Group , Paul, who studied music business at Nashville's Belmont University, will perform her “At Last” concert at 7:30 p.m. April 2 at the URS Center for Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W. “Imagine yourself in a concert hall experiencing the greatest jazz vocalists of the 20th century, ... Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Rosemary Clooney, Doris Day, Judy Garland,” APAG's website states.

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  15. Heather Blush and the Uppercuts celebrate 10 years with big bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Canada.com

    ... to it." 3. Blush's influences are just as varied: "Vocally I listen to a lot of old-school jazz - a lot of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong a I listened to a lot of Ella when I was just starting to sing and so I think that ...

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  16. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the MostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Power Line

    There are a few torch songs that lament the coming of Spring. This time of year, if you're tuned to one of the right stations, you may well find yourself listening to Ella Fitzgerald's memorable rendition of "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most."

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  17. SXSW: Rising Star Hailey TuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Austin Monthly

    ... and brown bob perfectly suited for all things jazz and 1920s, the singer styles herself after the great Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday on covers of Cole Porter's "So In Love," Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice" and The Zombies' "Tell Her No." Yet ...

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  18. Unforgettable - The Music of Nat King ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... & presented by Tony James. The Legends Concert Series is comprised of 12 concerts featuring such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Billie Holiday, Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney, and Frank Sinatra among others. Ocean ...

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  19. Don't Forget to Remember Tom Jones's Killer TV ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Stranger

    ... I dunno why he never was allowed a duets album to coincide with the show. Check him singing "Sunny" with Ella Fitzgerald AND his rock and roll medleys with the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard ! Oh, my soul, y'all! The show ran for three ...

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  20. The ten best jazz bassists of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Denver Westword

    ... playing seemed to match Peterson's relaxed attack on the piano. The bassist, who was briefly married to Ella Fitzgerald, backed up the singer, as well as countless other jazz luminaries until he passed away at the age of 75 in 2002. Brown released ...

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