Ella Fitzgerald News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 25, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place:
Newport News, VA, USA
Gender: Female
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Ella Fitzgerald News

Date of Birth: April 25, 1918
Date of Death: June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place: Newport News, VA, USA
Gender: Female
Martha Lorin to Present a Salute to the Great Ella FitzgeraldMartha Lorin to Present a Salute to the Great Ella Fitzgerald
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Martha Lorin will present a salute to the great Ella Fitzgerald next Friday, April 28th at 7-9pm at Cafe Noctambulo @ Pangea, 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th St) NY, NY. Music Charge: $20.00. Drink/Food min: $20.00. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Announces 2017-18 SeasonPacific Symphony Pops Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Pacific Symphony Pops 2017-18 promises a season so bright with stars, music and fun that audience members may need their sunglasses! Led for the 27th year by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the season includes seven heavenly concerts showcasing a constellation of indelible music, beginning with one of today's most talented music producers, David Foster, and special guests. (more...)

Historic Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art ExhibitionHistoric Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On May 4, 2017 the Friends of Dreamland Ballroom are hosting an art exhibit at the Dreamland Ballroom. The paintings, by Arkansas artist Edwin Cook Brewer, were donated to the Dreamland Ballroom by his daughter Audrey Brewer Wood and her husband Don Wood. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra and DC Youth Orchestra Program to Honor ELLA AT 100 at DC ParksThe American Pops Orchestra and DC Youth Orchestra Program to Honor ELLA AT 100 at DC Parks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ella Fitzgerald is turning 100 and to celebrate her life and legacy, the DC Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP) and The American Pops Orchestra (APO) are partnering once again. The two organizations will bring some of Fitzgerald's greatest hits to the DC community with free outdoor performances in two iconic DC parks. (more...)

Harlem School of the Arts to Celebrate Elle Fitzgerald's Centennial with 'ELLA 100'Harlem School of the Arts to Celebrate Elle Fitzgerald's Centennial with 'ELLA 100'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts joins the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation in celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's centennial, with a special musical tribute, 'Ella 100 An Evening of Ella Fitzgerald on Friday, April 21 at 7:00PM. (more...)

April 25th Named 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' in NYC; Tony Bennett to Perform!April 25th Named 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' in NYC; Tony Bennett to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin will present a Mayoral Proclamation, declaring April 25th - Musical legend Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Birthday - 'ELLA FITZGERALD DAY' in NYC. (more...)

Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTONJulian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Initial casting is announced today (20 April 2017) for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Dick Whittington.  Following the success of Cinderella last year, the production will see the return of Julian Clary who will play Spirit of the Bells, Paul Zerdin as Idle Jack and Nigel Havers as Captain Nigel.  Further casting and creative team will be announced shortly.  (more...)

Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny RollinsPerforming Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny Rollins
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is pleased to present A CELEBRATION OF SONNY ROLLINS, the latest in their JAZZ AT THE CENTER series. Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Jimmy Heath, James Brandon Lewis, and Joe Lovano are headlining this evening honoring one of the jazz world's living legends. (more...)

Blue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This SummerBlue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Make Music New York is back with its 11th year of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Wednesday, June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)

Community Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes AwardsCommunity Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The 33rd annual Helen Hayes Awards will be celebrated at the historicLincoln Theatre at 7:30 pm on May 15, with accomplished actors E. Faye Butler and Lawrence Redmond as hosts. The line-up of award presenters includes artistic leaders from across the Washington region, highlighting the depth and breadth of a theatre community recognized worldwide for the quality and diversity of its work. Following the awards, a roof-raising dance party gets underway at the world-renowned 9:30 Club. Both events honor 236 Helen Hayes Award nominees drawn from 200 eligible productions presented in 2016. Tickets for the combined Awards Ceremony and Dance Party are $275 for premium seating, $150 for balcony seating, and can be purchased online. (more...)

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly SeriesSHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

FOX has picked up SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO as a one-hour weekly series, featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO is a reimagining of the classic talent showcase series. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer With The Symphony SeriesPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer With The Symphony Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts - from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh! (more...)

Ella's Centennial Birthday, STRITCH, TROUBLE & MORE TROUBLE and More Coming Up at BirdlandElla's Centennial Birthday, STRITCH, TROUBLE & MORE TROUBLE and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 24-April 30, featuring Jane Monheit - An Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Birthday Celebration, Scott Morgan Quintet, Nuci Nebierdze Quintet with Special Guest Aran Luthra, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Trisha Yearwood Meets Trisha Yearwood at Madame Tussauds Nashville OpeningTrisha Yearwood Meets Trisha Yearwood at Madame Tussauds Nashville Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Madame Tussauds, the world-renowned wax attraction, opened its newest location at Opry Mills in Nashville today by hosting a celebrity grand opening event where country superstar Trisha Yearwood revealed her first, never-before-seen wax figure. (more...)

TAP&TOM to Bring Bossa Nova Beat to The Players TheatreTAP&TOM to Bring Bossa Nova Beat to The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

TAP&TOM is tap dance and song to the bossa nova beat and will take place Friday, April 21st, 8 pm at The Players Theatre, 115 Macdougal Street (One block from the W 4th St. subway). (more...)

Make Music Day 2017 Returns to Major Cities Across The U.S. This JuneMake Music Day 2017 Returns to Major Cities Across The U.S. This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Make Music Day, the annual global celebration featuring more than 4,000 free, outdoor concerts, music lessons and jam sessions in the United States, returns this year on Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

April Entertainment Continues at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity RoomApril Entertainment Continues at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Spring has sprung at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room with April's lively entertainment lineup! This month's performances (in order of appearance) include Jonathan Karrant, Courtney Day, Paula Johns "Happy Birthday Ella", Bob Egan (for his Singer's Showcase), Michael Richard Kelly with a special birthday celebration weekend for Dino Kelly-Cataldi and, the last weekend in April features Jeffrey Coon. Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room - the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s - is located at 287 Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Schubert's “Great” Symphony and works by Sibelius and Mozart, May 11–14 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. Violinist Jennifer Koh—Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year—returns for Sibelius' Violin Concerto. The program opens with Mozart's Così fan tutte Overture. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonAuditorium Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre announces its 2017-18 Season under new Chief Executive Officer, Tania Castroverde Moskalenko, and its new tagline, "The Theatre for the People." (more...)

Patti Austin to Bring ELLA NOW AND THEN to Brooklyn CenterPatti Austin to Bring ELLA NOW AND THEN to Brooklyn Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100thbirthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's soon-to-be-released album Ella: Now & Then. (more...)

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