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Songbooks : the absolutely essential 3 cd collection

Ella Fitzgerald (performer)
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Songbooks : the absolutely essential 3 cd collection

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Title
Songbooks : the absolutely essential 3 cd collection
Performer
Ella Fitzgerald 1917-1996
Publisher
Big3, 2012
3 cd's
Playing time
03:28:31
Note
Remastered edition
EAN
0805520130523
CDR
JFX6542
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer, sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing, timing, intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.

After a tumultuous adolescence, Fitzgerald found stability in musical success with the Chick Webb Orchestra, performing across the country but most often associated with the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem. Her rendition of the nursery rhyme "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" helped boost both her and Webb to national fame. After taking over the band when Webb died, Fitzgerald left it behind in 1942 to start her solo career.

Her manager was Moe Gale, co-founder of the Savoy, until she turned the rest of her career over to Norman Granz, who founded Verve Records to produce new records by Fitzgerald. Wit…Read more on Wikipedia