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  1. Freda Payne to Perform at Yoshi's in Oakland This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... LADIES, AINT MISBEHAVIN, DADDY GOODNESS, JELLY'S LAST JAM, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, and recently starring in ELLA FITZGERALD FIRST LADY OF SONG. Her new CD on the Artistry label for Mack Ave, is a return to Freda's true jazz roots with the wonderful ...

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  2. 1940s jazz cover of 'Lovefool' might be better than the originalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... song actually matches the somewhat bleak lyrics, and the tune sounds as though it could have been sung by Ella Fitzgerald in her heyday. is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the ...

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  3. Womena s Music Festival offers quality, varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Cape Cod Times

    ... she wished Magnus could have sang all night.) Local jazz singer Cerise Bynoe channeled Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. The Catie Flynn Band played a Nashville-influenced folk-country set. Bonnie Hayes, most notably a songwriter for the likes of ...

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  4. The trumpet is his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... at Ithaca College. He started playing professionally at age 18, touring with the likes of Johnny Mathis, Ella Fitzgerald and Bob Hope, as well as performing with the Fort Worth Symphony, Syracuse Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. "When ...

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  5. AWARD / GRANT: 2015 JJA Jazz Awards Honor Musical Excellence Randy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | All About Jazz

    ... for 2015 are searchable at the JJA website. Major sponsors of the 19th annual JJA Jazz Awards include the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation, Brother Thelonious Belgian Style Abbey Ale, Mack Avenue, MotA ma Music, ECM and Resonance Records, BMI and ...

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  6. Tonight in Music: Torres, Trashlord, Apartment Fox & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... "Treadin' Water" is a ham-radio-filtered backporch jam, Louisa's vocals taking on a jazz patina, channeling Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Persson. She'll be performing solo at Al's Den tonight, as will Chris Miller, who through his longtime pseudonym ...

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  7. Columbia Orchestra goes for the big scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Holiday Vocal Competition. She tours with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra doing a "Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald" program. She also performs with the Capitol Steps, a Washington-based musical and political satire group. These diverse ...

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  8. Diana Krall finds a new fork in the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Canada.com

    ... Billboard Jazz Albums chart. As a concertgoer herself growing up in Nanaimo, Krall's first big jazz show was Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson when she was 16. "That was the first major concert where I went, 'OK, I want to do that.' It was a ...

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  9. The woman who knew life really is a cabaretRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... her window and tried to date her. She turned a T.S. Eliot poem into a jazz classic sung by everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to Barbra Streisand. Bette Davis memorised one of her poems and Tom Waits labelled her as "one of my heroes". I still feel the ...

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  10. A Schwartz Playlist: From Carly Simon to Stephen SondheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... My Shining Hour - The V-Discs, Vol. 1 The McGarrigle Sisters - Green Green Rocky Road - The McGarrigle Hour Ella Fitzgerald - Oh What A Night For Love - Ella Swings Lightly Mel Torme - Oh, Lady Be Good - When I Found You Kate McGarry - All My ...

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  11. Jazz Early Warning SignsRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Anderson@Large

    ... today, there wouldn't be what we call a catalog, and my father, Thelonious Sphere Monk, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Buddy Rich and so many more, would have disappeared. We wouldn't have had an ...

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  12. Exceptional Children's Foundation Receives Grant from the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable FoundationRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | PR.com

    Exceptional Children's Foundation is pleased to announce the award of a grant from the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation. This grant will provide support for a variety of enrichment programs for students with special needs at the ECF Kayne Eras School.

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  13. Cecile McLorin Salvant appropriates American songbook with sass and savvy at New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Times-Picayune

    ... are a match for those of Betty Carter. And, when she swings, she walks the same clouds of joy tread by Ella Fitzgerald. And, Salvant owns something that none of those great, departed singers can offer: The fresh perspective of a savvy post-modern ...

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  14. Doris Mason performing Ella Fitzgerald tribute May 9Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The News

    "I thought there wasn't anything she couldn't sing," Mason said during an interview in reference to her Fitzgerald tribute show at the deCoste Centre. "I thought there was not that much done to honour the first lady of song," Mason said, adding that the idea came on like a light bulb that she should perform some of her material with musical friends who were well versed in saxophone, trumpet and other big band instruments.

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  15. Still Great "The Morning After"-Civic MusicRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Henderson County Quill

    ... from the Wizard of Oz stunned the audience in its power and intensity. She attempted to end her show with Ella Fitzgerald's "Tisket A Tasket," but a standing ovation recalled her to the stage and she graciously sang her Oscar winning "The Morning ...

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  16. Election candidates Steve McCabe, Clair Braund, Margaret Okole and John HemmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | IcWolverhampton

    ... out an accoustic guitar for his delivery of the jazz standard 'Summertime', once famously performed by Ella Fitzgerald. Only two per cent between Labour challengers and Tory and Lib Dem canidates in two key Midlands marginals, while UKIP making ...

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  17. NY--NYC Daybook,ADVISORY, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the birth of five other deceased music icons - Frank Sinatra (12 Dec), Billy Strayhorn (29 Nov), Ella Fitzgerald (25 Apr), Tito Puente (20 Apr) and Billie Holiday (7 Apr). Jazz vocalists Antoinette Montague and Marion Cowing perform to music by ...

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  18. REVIEW: Innovations Jazz Orchestra Big Band, The HaymarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... have been good to have heard a female singer too given the contribution that singers like Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald made to the Basie canon. Lorna Mountford on alto sax is the band's musical director and she was a confident presence on stage ...

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  19. Durban Boardwalk - April 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Iol.co.za

    ... swing music from the '30s, '40s and '50s. Expect hits from the likes of Duke Ellington, Rosemary Clooney and Ella Fitzgerald; as well as a tribute to great big bands of that time. R120 at Computicket or call 082 499 8636. WESTVILLE COUNTRY CLUB: In ...

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  20. Music Education Monday: Still all about that bassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... class from Ray Brown (pictured) , who was celebrated as one of the top bassists in jazz for his work with Ella Fitzgerald (who also was married to Brown for six years); Oscar Peterson, who employed Brown as his bassist of choice for several decades; ...

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