ella fitzgerald Archive

Album Review: Ella Fitzgerald – Ella at the Hollywood Bowl

The pros far outweigh the cons on this thrilling set. First, the good news. According to the one-sheet (which I trust), until now there’s never been a live Songbook from Ella Fitzgerald. And this set of songs from classic American composer Irvin Berlin is filled with tunes both well-known (“I’ve Got My Love to Keep

Album Review: Ella 100 – Live at the Apollo!

The First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald was among the most influential vocalists of the 20th century. Her distinctive voice, her seemingly effortless and natural delivery and her winning personality combined to great effect. April 2017 marked the 1200th anniversary of her birth, and to commemorate her life and work, an all-star lineup of musicians