Ella Fitzgerald
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
Ella’s vocals paired with Andre Previn on the piano and a whole lot of great Gershwin….now, that’s music heaven. Enjoy it as a CD or an MP3 or just download the songs you like.
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Nice Work If You Can Get It: Ella Fitzgerald and Andre Previn Do Gershwin

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Ella Fitzgerald
03/25/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Here's your amazing memory for today. Yes, Ella with the great
Ed Sullivan plus Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. It's 1948, and I bet they were rehearsing Ella's first big hit: A TISKET, A TASKET.
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Ella Fitzgerald
03/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Let’s put on the Ritz today and listen to Ella’s IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK. Do you have a favorite from this amazing collection?
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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Song Book by Ella Fitzgerald on Apple Music

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Ella Fitzgerald
03/23/2017 at 17:55. Facebook
That Old Devil Moon…….the classic Lane/Harburg song, as only Ella could sing it. It’s our spotlighted song for today. Darn, it’s great.
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Ella Fitzgerald
03/23/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
That Old Devil Moon…….the classic Lane/Harburg song, as only Ella could sing it. It’s our spotlighted song for today. Darn, it’s great.
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Ella Fitzgerald
03/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Here at Ella’s Foundation, today is STEPHEN SONDHEIM DAY!
Happy Birthday to one of the greatest songwriters on the planet. (March 22, 1930). Do any of our FB friends know if Ella ever recorded any of Mr. Sondheim’s songs?
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Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions

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Ella Fitzgerald
03/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Brrr! Chilly March day, but “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” thanks to Ella and Louis and Irving Berlin.
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Ella Fitzgerald
03/20/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
I’m Just a Lucky So-and-So…. Hey, we're ALL are lucky to have Ella’s music in our lives. This song was composed by Duke Ellington with lyrics by Mack David. Don’t you love Ella’s rendition?
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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook (Expanded Edition) by Ella Fitzgerald on Apple Music

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American History Day today: on 3/19/1918, the U.S. Congress approved “Daylight Savings Time”. Therefore, our song for today just has to be “I’m Beginning to See the Light”!
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I'm Beginning To See The Light

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Happy Birthday to songwriter JOHN KANDER! (3/18/1927). Boy, did he and Fred Ebb write some great songs and shows. Let’s enjoy Ella singing the title song from Kander & Ebb’s award-winning CABARET.
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We love the NEW YORK POPS who will be celebrating ELLA AT 100! with school kids throughout the New York area. Plus, they perform at Carnegie Hall...you know, where Ella used to sing. Learn more at and here's a little something to listen to while you read......
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Newport Jazz Festival, Live At Carnegie Hall, July 5, 1973 by Ella Fitzgerald on Apple Music

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A Henry Mancini classic today, DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES.
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Just Ella and Joe Pass.
(Dad, this is for you)
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Let’s all wish the incomparable QUINCY JONES a very happy birthday! (3/14/1933). Do you have the Verve album he arranged for Ella back in 1963?
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Ella & Basie

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In celebration of Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday, the limited edition 6LP vinyl box set 'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gerswhin Song Books' will be released on April 21 #Ella100
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Our friends at the New York City Jazz Record are celebrating Ella in a big way! In conjunction with WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH...... plus getting ready for Jazz Appreciation Month!

The New York City Jazz Record

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Music heaven: Ella & Louis singing STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY.
Our song today because on 3/12/1926, the SAVOY BALLROOM opened on Lenox Avenue in Harlem. Ella, Chick Webb’s Orchestra, Lindy Hoppers....
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The Sweetest Sounds. Ah yes, from the Richard Rodgers musical
NO STRINGS which opened on Broadway in March of 1962. Here's Ella's version (Diahann Carroll sang it on stage)
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HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY….is it storming where you are? Even
if it’s not, let's listen to Ella sing this Van Heusen/Burke hit.
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Washington DC is going all out in celebration of ELLA AT 100!
Special thanks to our friends at the Smithsonian and Blues Alley.
The new Smithsonian exhibit about Ella will open on April 1, 2017. WOW.
Here in the ‘States, we’re getting ready for Daylight Savings Time, which brings to mind a song you may not have known that Ella recorded: SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE. (do you think that Ella ever
got to meet Eric Clapton?)
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Sunshine of Your Love by Ella Fitzgerald on Apple Music

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