Happy birthday, Ella!

Ella Fitzgerald was born 100 years ago today!  We love the “first lady of song” — one of our favorites to perform is this classic she did with Chick Webb’s orchestra:

Here’s a podcast from the great show Music from 100 years ago:

And here’s NPR’s story on her life.  Happy birthday, Ella!

https://www.npr.org/player/embed/524726767/525516803

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One thought on “Happy birthday, Ella!

  1. I was very fortunate to hear Ella perform at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. She appeared on stage in a wheelchair, gaunt, but energetic. It must have been less than 3 years prior to her death

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