The acclaimed jazz singer and Fitzgerald devotee was inspired by the forthcoming ‘Lost Berlin Tapes.’
Van Alexander, the bandleader, arranger and composer who co-wrote ‘A-Tisket A-Tasket’ by Chick Webb and his Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald, has died at 100.
Ella Fitzgerald is the Voice of Jazz, it is also the title of a 10 CD career retrospective of this wonderful singer.
The Verve singles Collection includes 100 tracks released by this iconic record label
The best duets of all time. Open your ears, and enjoy the company of two voices, very often singing as one, and always singing brilliantly.
Just supposing jazz could write its life in 100 tracks what do you think it would chose?
Since the early jazz & folk happenings in the 1960s, almost every musical genre has had festivals to attract the faithful as well as potential converts.
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
The ultimate playlist for anyone wanting to put some great jazz into their lives…what's not to love?
Throughout its rich and varied history, the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world.
On this day in 1938, Ella Fitzgerald recorded an extended version of the 19th century nursery rhyme 'A-Tisket, A-Tasket'.