Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning 3 octaves, she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing & intonation, & a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards.

Ella Fitzgerald sings Cole Porter songbook Photo Allan Grant “You Do Something to Me” 1956

Ella Jane Fitzgerald  4/25/1917-6/15/1996  American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.	 	Fitzgerald started singing with Chick Webb's big band and soon became its star. She recorded "A Tisket-A Tasket" in 1938  and a 14-time Grammy Award winner.

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Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s (now Gibson’s on Rush), 1958, Chicago.

Photo by Yale Joel for Life Magazine, 1958 Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s nightclub

Ella Fitzgerald :: "She brings out the best in everybody, making everyone work…

FOTOGRAFIE VOOR 1950 : Billie holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing.

Ella Fitzgerald I Love This Photo!!! She Looks So Adorable. I, Just Want To Give Her A Big Hug!!!

Ella Fitzgerald is another role model of Polished and Poised! Her music will be played softly in the background to add warmth to the party. Then we can kick it up a bit with modern energizing music for the fun JMM photo shoot!

Ella Fitzgerald Pop Art Print 13x19 by RedRobotCreative on Etsy, $25.00

13 x 19 Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald poster, Ella Fitzgerald wall art, Ella Fitzgerald art print, Wall decor, Gift, Home decor

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong greatest duet in music history..."you say potato..I say po-tah-to...let's call the whole thing off"

Louis Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong greatest duet in music history."you say potato.I say po-tah-to.let's call the whole thing off" " St.

Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/wghtml/wgpres02.html

Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Sept. Downbeat, New York. Photo by William P.

2008 JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) Poster  ELLA FITZGERALD  http://www.smithsonianjazz.org

JAM 2008 Poster - The National Museum of American History has issued a new poster to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. The poster features Ella Fitzgerald, “The First Lady of Song,” with an illustration by the American artist Jeffrey Fulvimari.

Ella Fitzgerald. Call me crazy, but Ella grew more beautiful as the years passed. What a woman !

Call me crazy, but Ella grew more beautiful as the years passed. What a woman!

“ “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz…

“ “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range,Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a.

Ella Fitzgerald - the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist

Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves and known for her incredible scat singing.

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