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  1. Iceland's Miss Anna Mj?ll Live @ Herb Alpert's VibratoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... for reservations. Miss Mjoll, accompanied by the amazing Pat Senatore Trio, will be singing the songs of Ella Fitzgerald, Astrud Gilberto, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday, Marilyn Monroe and more... Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc. 2930 Beverly Glen Circle Bel ...

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  2. In memoriam: Jazz master Gerald Wilson, UCLA educator, bandleader, trumpeterRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Gerald Wilson, 96, a music legend who enlivened packed jazz history classes at UCLA with his memories of working with Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles and other jazz icons, died Sept. 8 at his home in Los Angeles two weeks after contracting pneumonia.

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  3. Northwestern Music in September and OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Northwestern University

    ... Kiss; an Oct. 27 concert by Northwestern's Jazz Small Ensembles that celebrates the songs of jazz vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday; and an Oct. 28 free master class led by Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist Cynthia Meyers. The Bienen ...

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  4. Lady Gaga talks about having kids, and it isn't what we wanted to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | She Knows

    ... t gets really noisy," she said. "I just love what she did on this album," Bennett said. "She's up there with Ella Fitzgerald, who was the greatest singer in the world."

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  5. Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Returns to BirdlandRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Referred by Ella Fitzgerald as "the greatest white female singer in the world", by Johnny Carson as the "Super Singer" and said to have a voice that is "...robust and steady, her stamina seemingly inexhaustible..." by the NY Times, Marilyn is a jazz legend known and loved by all. Check out photos from her Birdland return below! In the years since Marilyn Maye first appeared in the spotlight as a tiny pre-teen vocalist in a series of amateur contests in Topeka, Kansas, she has received an endless stream of kudos.

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  6. Remembering Macworld, a young Steve Jobs and the birth of the MacintoshRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... It's a great trip down memory lane - with plenty of outbursts, last-minute changes and even a cameo by Ella Fitzgerald. Part 1: Close Encounters with Steve Jobs Bunnell meets Jobs for the first time. He's nervous because the Apple founder is in "an ...

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  7. The Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Jazz Legend Gerald WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... pioneer of jazz, he played trumpet in big bands and worked with legendary artists including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Bobby Darin, among many others. One of the most sought after arrangers and composers, he scored motion ...

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  8. Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... composed music with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie, and he arranged music for Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan and Bobby Darin. Wilson, who was born in Shelby, Mississippi, bought his first trumpet at age 11. ...

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  9. Executive Shuffles: Twitter, Vine, TuneCore, Gerald WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Stories

    ... ssed away at the age of 96. Over the years, Wilson worked with Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Bobby Darin.

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  10. Calgary jazz singer to visit Fromagerie ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Northern Life

    Calgary singer-songwriter Ellen Doty makes a stop at Fromagerie Elgin Oct. 12 as part of a cross-country tour to promote her new album, Gold. Citing influences from legendary singers like Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald, to modern artists like Michael Buble and Norah Jones, Doty's music is an organic blend of traditional jazz and easy-listening pop.

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  11. Gerald Wilson, jazz musician who arranged for Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 680News

    ... with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie, and he arranged music for Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Bobby Darin. Wilson, who was born in Shelby, Mississippi, and later moved with ...

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  12. Former Miss VA Mehgan Shanley Releases Debut AlbumRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a style of singing that blends the influences of great singers and song stylists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Marilyn Maye, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, and the more recent, Harry Connick Jr. and Michael Bubl. Her path has ...

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  13. Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Evening Times

    The big band leader began his career in the 1930s as a trumpeter for Jimmy Lunceford's band before forming his own group in 1944. He played and composed music with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie, and arranged music for Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan and Bobby Darin.

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  14. Gerald Wilson, jazz musician who arranged for Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles, dies a...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Weyburn Review

    The big band leader played trumpet and composed music with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. Wilson began his career in the 1930s as a trumpeter for Jimmy Lunceford's band before forming his own group in 1944.

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  15. Gerald Wilson, jazz musician who arranged for Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Star Tribune

    ... with the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie, and he arranged music for Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Bobby Darin. Wilson, who was born in Shelby, Mississippi, and later moved with ...

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  16. SYTYCD: The final four episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... energetic. Jessica and Zack were up next in Spencer Liff's Broadway choreography to "Hernando's Hideaway" by Ella Fitzgerald. The piece included little bursts of energy intermingled with slow, seductive vignettes and these two handled the ...

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  17. René Marie Coming to The Cabaret at the Columbia Club, 10/17-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... professional music career at age 42. In 1998, she self-released her debut album Renaissance and toured as Ella Fitzgerald in a regional play. Marie signed a contract with Maxjazz label and released four albums with them. Her third album Vertigo was ...

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  18. Jazz At Lincoln Center Announces Winners of 19th Essentially Ellington Competition 2014Read the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... monetary awards are to be used for improving the jazz education programs of each respective high school. The Ella Fitzgerald Outstanding Soloist Award Robbie Lee on Piano and Vocals, Tucson Jazz Institute Coleman Hughes on Trombone, Jazz House Kids ...

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  19. Lady Gaga lashes explicitly at crowd during performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... the song "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," a jazz song that has been sung by jazz legends such as Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald, to her family and boyfriend, Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney. "So, if you all keep it down while I sing my boyfriend a ...

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  20. High Point junior sings for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Advertiser News (South)

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

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