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Unreleased Ella

Ella Fitzgerald
Page added Apr 5, 2012 Updated Apr 13, 2012

On this edition of Jazztrack, we hear Ella Fitzgerald at her best, recorded in 1961 and released now for the first time on CD...

Also on the show, we'll hear George Benson playing one of John Coltrane's most beautiful compositions 'Naima', some early New Orleans jazz from 'Big Eye' Louis Nelson and then the unrelated trombonist with the same name playing with Australia's own Geoff Bull in 1987.

Plus... the twin tenors of Paul Quinichette and Charlie Rouse, Nat King Cole and Melbourne's The New Sheiks...

Beats Easter eggs anytime.... See the full playlist here.

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Apr 7, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Apr 10, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Apr 10, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 - June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer often 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 and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. After tumultuous teenage years, Fitzgerald found stability in musical success with...

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