This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
On June 4, 1946, the great vocalist and songwriter recorded the classic torch song he wrote with Robert Wells.
The song, 'You'll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini),' had already been closely associated with Fitzgerald for more than 30 years.
The Motown genius was celebrating the influence of Ellington, Armstrong and more.
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
Ella Fitzgerald singing The Rodgers and Hart Songbook was a fantastic idea brilliantly executed, leading to a revitalization of Ella's career.
Reckon jazz is just for connoisseurs and is merely a niche genre these days? Think again.
With the help of The Beatles' producer, Ella turned their recent No.1 into a big band gem for Verve Records.
Ella Fitzgerald called him The Duke of Ellington; he was a true Renaissance man and one of the giants of 20th Century music – jazz or any other kind.
Directed by Wendy Cong Zhao, the new visual celebrates the First Lady of Song’s 104th birthday.
From the blues to bossa nova and calypsos to carols, she imbued all with her unique voice. Ella Fitzgerald will live forever.
As much a pioneer as she was a powerhouse, Ella Fitzgerald’s timeless tunes only get better with age.
These recordings showcase top-flight artists creating unique journeys around some of the most well-known songs of all-time.
With their three albums for Verve Records, Ella and Louis proved themselves the perfect partnership, setting the bar for all jazz duets to follow.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.