With their three albums for Verve Records, Ella and Louis proved themselves the perfect partnership, setting the bar for all jazz duets to follow.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels the evolution of Black American identity.
On January 25, 1956, Ella Fitzgerald recorded for Verve Records for the very first time. It was the beginning of a resurgence in the singer's career.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
Recorded in 1959, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book is one of the greatest vocal performances of the 20th century.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
Download festive, customized backgrounds and stream yuletide hits from Nat King Cole, the Beach Boys, and more.
‘Lofi Holiday Mixtape’ pairs DJs like BLOND:ISH and eevee with classic recordings by The Temptations, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best Christmas jazz songs out there.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.
The new videos have been beautifully hand drawn and painted by Fantoons Animation Studios.
The set features four fabulously festive titles from Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Burrell, Ramsey Lewis, and Jimmy Smith.
In 1985, a new compilation put the great singer's name on the UK LP chart for the first time.
As much a pioneer as she was a powerhouse, Ella Fitzgerald’s timeless tunes only get better with age.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.