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Ella Fitzgerald Headshot
Date Of Birth:
April 25, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place:
Newport News, VA, USA
Bio:
Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer, sometimes 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, timing, intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. After a ... (read complete bio)
 
Ella Fitzgerald Headshot
Date of Birth: April 25, 1918
Date of Death: June 15, 1996 (78)

Birth Place: Newport News, VA, USA

Bio:
Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer, sometimes 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, timing, intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. After a ... (read complete bio)
Laguna Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Laguna Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE has announced its doors will open after a too long 18 months, so they can (finally!) celebrate their 100th year of creating exceptional theatre in one of Southern California’s most beautiful & vibrant communities!

Cynthia Erivo at the Hollywood Bowl Photo Cynthia Erivo at the Hollywood Bowl
by - Jul 19, 2021

Grammy®, Tony®, and Emmy® Award winner and Oscar® nominee Cynthia Erivo shows off her incredible vocal power as she makes her Hollywood Bowl debut with a program titled “Legendary Voices.”

Jazz Vocalist Michael Mayo To Give Outdoor Performance On The Lawn At Enlow Hall Photo Jazz Vocalist Michael Mayo To Give Outdoor Performance On The Lawn At Enlow Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2021

You could say Michael Mayo has music in his bones. The son of two musicians — his dad played sax for Earth, Wind & Fire and his mom sings with Diana Ross — Mayo, who just released his own debut album, will perform Saturday, July 24 at 6:30pm at the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Kean University's East Campus.

Cynthia Erivo Joins the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl Photo Cynthia Erivo Joins the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 19, 2021

Grammy®, Tony®, and Emmy® Award winner and Oscar® nominee Cynthia Erivo shows off her incredible vocal power as she makes her Hollywood Bowl debut with a program titled “Legendary Voices.” 

ICONS • THE ART OF CELEBRITY ILLUSION Adds Second Night At Mizner Park Cultural Cen Photo ICONS • THE ART OF CELEBRITY ILLUSION Adds Second Night At Mizner Park Cultural Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021

In response to an overwhelming demand, “ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” has added a second show on Saturday, August 28, at 8 p.m. at Mizner Park Cultural Center.

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces New Season Photo Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces New Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

Irvine Barclay Theatre will kick off a new season on September 9 with an array of renowned artists including country chart-topping trio The Gatlin Brothers; multi-Grammy-winning jazz artist Pat Metheny; internationally-acclaimed song stylist Michael Feinstein; and author and social commentator Fran Lebowitz.

Telly Leung, Michael Feinstein and More Announced for Songbook Academy Events Photo Telly Leung, Michael Feinstein and More Announced for Songbook Academy Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

Musicians, students and music lovers around the world can enjoy a series of entertaining and educational online events featuring prominent performers July 18-23 during the Great American Songbook Foundation’s annual Songbook Academy® summer intensive.

Win Two Tickets to Cynthia Erivo's Concert with the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl! Photo Win Two Tickets to Cynthia Erivo's Concert with the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Team BWW - Jul 12, 2021

Two lucky winners will win two tickets to Cynthia Erivo's concert with LA Philharmonic, live at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, July 30. The contest closes on Friday, July 16 at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be notified the following day.

BWW Review: ELLA AND HER FELLA FRANK at Virginia Repertory Theatre Photo BWW Review: ELLA AND HER FELLA FRANK at Virginia Repertory Theatre
by Susan Haubenstock - Jul 12, 2021

Richmond favorites Desiree Roots and Scott Wichmann, as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, swing audiences through a delightful selection of beloved songs.

ELLA AND HER FELLA FRANK to be Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre Photo ELLA AND HER FELLA FRANK to be Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

Inspired by the late Randy Strawderman’s 1999 hit musical of the same name, Ella and Her Fella Frank invites you to a heavenly concert with Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, played by Virginia Rep favorites Desirée Roots and Scott Wichmann.

BWW Interview: Songstress/Songwriter Extraordinaire Ann Hampton Callaway Riffs on Lin Photo BWW Interview: Songstress/Songwriter Extraordinaire Ann Hampton Callaway Riffs on Linda, Liz, Barbra & More
by Gil Kaan - Jul 5, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents for one performance only ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY THE LINDA RONSTADT SONGBOOK July 25, 2021. The platinum singer/songwriter will demonstrate her take on some of Linda’s classic songs with her melodious vocals. Ann will be backed by Trey Henry on bass, MB Gordy on drums, and Linda's longtime guitarist and arranger, Bob Mann; with Billy Stritch musical directing. Ann found some time between fielding her many DIAL-A-DIVA requests to answer a few of my queries.

Delv!s Returns With New Single 'Rebelman' Photo Delv!s Returns With New Single 'Rebelman'
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2021

A breath of fresh air that promises to open a brand new chapter with 'Rebelman” the first release taken from the Belgian singer’s debut album 'Blablablue'.

Broadway, Recording Stars To Mentor At Songbook Academy 2021 Photo Broadway, Recording Stars To Mentor At Songbook Academy 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2021

Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell and stage and screen stars Telly Leung and Solea Pfeiffer will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors at this year's Songbook Academy summer intensive, the nation's leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.

Hilary Kole Announces New Album SOPHISTICATED LADY Photo Hilary Kole Announces New Album SOPHISTICATED LADY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Consummate vocalist and New York City jazz staple Hilary Kole has announced the release of Sophisticated Lady. Adorned by Kole's soulful vocal sensibilities and a stellar band of first-rate instrumentalists, Kole's latest release is a collection of mature, nuanced renditions of jazz classics which retain a spirit both heartfelt and adventurous.

BWW Interview: Gloria Swansong and Maxie Factor - Two Sisters Making Each Other's Dre Photo BWW Interview: Gloria Swansong and Maxie Factor - Two Sisters Making Each Other's Dreams Come True, Part Two
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 26, 2021

In part two of our Broadway World Cabaret interview with these drag sisters, we learn about how their past is going to influence their future, and which Silver Screen goddess each lady obsesses over.

Judy Gold and Sierra Boggess to Kick-Off Provincetown Art House 10th Anniversary Seas Photo Judy Gold and Sierra Boggess to Kick-Off Provincetown Art House 10th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

The Art House 2021 season will kick-off in Provincetown. The Broadway @ The Art House series brings Sierra Boggess, Broadway’s original Ariel in The Little Mermaid and a frequent Christine Daaé in Phantom of the Opera and its sequel Love Never Dies, on July 2 & 3 with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host

Bunny Hull to be Inducted Into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame Photo Bunny Hull to be Inducted Into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Announces 23rd Season Photo Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Announces 23rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2021

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival returns for its 23rd season with five concerts in August and September, bringing live chamber music back to the Cooperstown area after a pandemic hiatus during the summer of 2020.

BWW Exclusive: Minnie Mouse Teaches Leslie Uggams' Nana Beaver to Tap Dance on MINNIE Photo BWW Exclusive: Minnie Mouse Teaches Leslie Uggams' Nana Beaver to Tap Dance on MINNIE'S BOW-TOONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2021

In the new episode entitled “All that Jazz,” Minnie teaches Nana Beaver (voiced by Uggams) and her son Joey to tap dance in true Broadway fashion.

BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE?  at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off t Photo BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off the 2021 Season in Style.
by Marc Savitt - Jun 18, 2021

BSC Artistic Director, Julianne Boyd, who directs this production, said that WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? Is a tribute to Gershwin’s indominable spirit and love-for-life.  It is also a joyous and triumphant return of live theatre to the Berkshires following the bleakness of the pandemic.

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