ELLA FITZGERALD  

WOMEN IN JAZZ

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  2. Geri Allen
  3. Andrews Sisters
  4. Angela Andrews
  5. Lil Harden Armstrong
  6. Dorothy Ashby
  7. Pearl Bailey
  8. Beverly Barkley
  9. Karen Briggs
  10. Ruth Brown
  11. Diane Cameron
  12. Betty Carter
  13. Joan Cartwright
  14. Kim Clarke
  15. Gloria Coleman
  16. Alice Coltrane
  17. Sasha Daltonn
  18. Dorothy Donegan
  19. Ella Fitzgerald
  20. Gloria Galante
  21. Rita Graham
  22. Jace Harnage
  23. Billie Holiday
  24. Bertha Hope
  25. Shirley Horn
  26. Lena Horne
  27. Alberta Hunter
  28. Jus' Cynthia
  29. Sandra Kaye
  30. Emme Kemp
  31. Vinnie Knight
  32. Lavelle
  33. Peggy Lee
  34. Abbey Lincoln
  35. Melba Liston
  36. Gloria Lynne
  37. Tania Maria
  38. Marian McPartland
  39. Carmen McRae
  40. Mabel Mercer
  41. M'zuri
  42. Sandy Patton
  43. Trudy Pitts
  44. Cheryl Porter
  45. Shirley Scott
  46. Nina Simone
  47. Bessie Smith
  48. Dakota Staton
  49. Carol Sudhalter
  50. Monnette Sudler
  51. Sarah Vaughn
  52. Dinah Washington
  53. Ethel Waters
  54. Mary Lou Williams

DIVA JOAN CARTWRIGHT

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Born in April 25, 1917, in Newport News, VA, Ella Fitzgerald is known as "The Perfect Jazz Singer". She auditioned at the Apollo as a dancer but won as a singer 21. She took over as bandleader after Chick Webb's death, leading the band of 16 to 21 men for 2 years. She entered the Bop Era and popularized scatting. She sang the music of Cole Porter, Gershwin, Ellington and Jobim. Ella recorded on Decca Records, switched to Verve. No singer ever could replace "The Lady of Song". She died June 15, 1996.

WHY WE ALL STILL LOVE ELLA!

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Ella Fitzgerald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 -  June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella ... Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook (1956) (Bregman) ...

Biography - Collaborations with other Jazz artists - Film and television appearances

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Ella Fitzgerald Official Website: Biography - The Official Website of Ella Fitzgerald featuring information about the musical legend, as well as shopping, community, and business information about Ella Fitzgerald.

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PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Ella Fitzgerald

Stanley Crouch profiles the great Ella Fitzgerald, who made beautiful music with Ella Fitzgerald was orphaned in early childhood and moved to New York

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American Masters . Ella Fitzgerald | PBS - Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong. Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For George Gershwin. Ella Fitzgerald. Museum Media : Ella. PBS: Jazz: Ella

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Ella Fitzgerald Music at Last.fm - Ella Fitzgerald might not be making music anymore, but if ... Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong. Nina Simone. Frank Sinatra. Dinah ...

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Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996 -Audio interview, biography, discography, and fan tributes.

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Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation - as well as foundation news, donations, and information about Ella Fitzgerald. ... The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation c/o CMG Worldwide ...

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Ella Fitzgerald On Verve Records!

Ella Fitzgerald (1917-96) was, along with Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday, one ... Ken Burns' Jazz: The Definitive Ella Fitzgerald. Very Best Of The Song ...

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