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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)
BWW Exclusive: Minnie Mouse Teaches Leslie Uggams' Nana Beaver to Tap Dance on MINNIE VideoBWW 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 ‚ÄúAll that Jazz,‚ÄĚ Minnie teaches Nana Beaver (voiced by Uggams) and her son Joey to tap dance in true Broadway fashion.

VIDEO: John Holiday Sings Tyshawn Sorey's SAVE THE BOYS VideoVIDEO: John Holiday Sings Tyshawn Sorey's SAVE THE BOYS
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

Galvanized by 2020’s protests against racism and police brutality, Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence Tyshawn Sorey began writing new works for voice about race in America, to serve as an extension of, and in some ways a departure from, Cycles of My Being, his 2018 song cycle exploring the realities of life as a Black man in America today.

VIDEO: ICYMI- Watch Broadway Unite for the SAVE BIRDLAND Fundraiser! VideoVIDEO: ICYMI- Watch Broadway Unite for the SAVE BIRDLAND Fundraiser!
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2021

Notables from President Bill Clinton and Whoopi Goldberg to musicians Wynton Marsalis and Sting joined together on Sunday, Jan 24th to 'Save Birdland'.

Student Alexandria Reese Wants The World to Hear Her Voice VideoStudent Alexandria Reese Wants The World to Hear Her Voice
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 29, 2020

16 year-old student Alexandria Reese from Mokena, Illinois, is ready for the world to hear her voice. 

VIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' VideoVIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' Out All Over'
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2020

It's that time of year again! We're celebrating June 1 with the iconic video of Leslie Uggams singing 'June is Bustin' Out All Over' from Carousel!

VIDEO: Watch THE GREATEST DANCER's Final Four Dance to Elton John, Coldplay, and More VideoVIDEO: Watch THE GREATEST DANCER's Final Four Dance to Elton John, Coldplay, and More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2020

The Greatest Dancer is down to its final four performers!

Chloe Perrier Releases Her New Album 'Petite Fleur' VideoChloe Perrier Releases Her New Album 'Petite Fleur'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 13, 2019

A true musical citizen of the world, French born, NYC based vocalist Chloe Perrier has one goal every time she and her French Heart Jazz Band take the stage at clubs throughout Manhattan - to make people happy and transport them away from the chaos and stress of life in the modern world. Drawing from such influences as Josephine Baker, Ella Fitzgerald and Blossom Dearie, the singer uses her velvety voice, spellbinding style and charming accent to transform any room she plays into a realm harkening back to the golden age of jazz.

Alla Ray to Celebrate Album Release with COFFEE & CAKE WITH ALLAY RAY at Feinstein's/ VideoAlla Ray to Celebrate Album Release with COFFEE & CAKE WITH ALLAY RAY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Alla Ray in Coffee & Cake with Alla Ray on December 5th, 2019 at 9:30pm. Alla Ray is a New York based singer/songwriter whose singles several times reached the Top 10 in the UK charts. After performing with her Big Band for one night only to a sold out crowd at the legendary Friar's Club this past spring, Alla made her successful debut at The Cutting Room & now is excited to celebrate the release of her album at the 54 Below, in which she experiments with a sensual mix of Jazz & Pop, combining her love of classic standards with her refreshing originals, a few of which she wrote specially for a recent, limited run revival of Lyle Kessler's 1983 play, a?oeOrphansa??, directed by Aaron Latham at the Bridge Theatre on the 54th & Broadway.

BWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's Showcase VideoBWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's Showcase
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2018

Marilyn! The New Musical, an original musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe recently made its world premiere in Las Vegas. The show will opened at Paris Las Vegas on June 1, just in time for Marilyn's birthday. Get a peek at the production below as star Ruby Lewis performs the 11 o'clock number!

BWW TV: Michael Ball Talks CHESS with Neil Sean! VideoBWW TV: Michael Ball Talks CHESS with Neil Sean!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2018

West End and recording star Michael Ball earned Olivier Awards for Hairspray and Sweeney Todd. Now starring in the new version of the 80's mega smash " Chess" by the Abba boys Benny & Bjorn plus Sir Tim Rice in this new and exclusive interview he reveals all about Chess, interviewing Hollywood legend Doris Day, turning Down Sunset Boulevard and so much more!

Sherman Brothers Revue Returns to London for Two Weeks Only- Listen to a Track from t VideoSherman Brothers Revue Returns to London for Two Weeks Only- Listen to a Track from the Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2017

Following two sell-out runs A Spoonful of Sherman comes to Live at Zedel for two weeks only.

VIDEO: New2NY Series presents ME & ELLA VideoVIDEO: New2NY Series presents ME & ELLA
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

Next up in the New2NY Series is 'Me & Ella'. Set against the restless backdrop of the 20th Century and the lush serenity of the Ella Fitzgerald songbook. Set against the restless backdrop of the 20th Century and the lush serenity of the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, Broadway veteran Andrea Frierson's Me & Ella is a valentine to the 'First Lady of Song.' Ms. Frierson's personal storytelling and song stylings provide a loving glimpse into why Ella's music, heart and determination to overcome the challenges in her life and career continue to inspire. Me & Ella was featured last season as part of the York's Developmental Reading Series and commemorates the centennial of the legendary songstress.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Michael Colby about Life with Theatrical Royalty at the Algonquin Hotel
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 9, 2017

Imagine growing up in a world where your neighbors were Tennessee Williams, The Marx Brothers, Alan Jay Lerner, Noel Coward, Arthur Miller, and scores of others. For Michael Colby, he did grow up in such a world because his grandparents owned New York's famous Algonquin Hotel. Now, Michael swings by Shetler to discuss with Rob and Kevin his enviable life as a real life Eloise of The Plaza.

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.'

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Seattle Opera's AS ONE: A Transgender Story Told Through Opera
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2016

This fall, Seattleites can hear opera in a Central-District venue that once housed performances by Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. But the location isn't the only new thing about Seattle Opera's As One,which will be presented in the historic Washington Hall. As One, a chamber opera with only two singers, tells the story of Hannah, a transwoman, and her journey to self-understanding. The opera is meant to be both an experience, and a vehicle for meaningful conversation.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Fantasia & IDOL's La'Porsha Knock It Outta the Park with 'Summertime' Duet
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 12, 2016

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL, contestant La'Porsha Renae poured her emotions into her duet Fantasia Barrino for a performance of the Ella Fitzgerald classic 'Summertime.'

STAGE TUBE: See Dr. Leslie Uggams' Full Speech at UConn's Graduation
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams received an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, Storrs on Saturday, May 9 during the School's 2015 commencement ceremonies. Dr. Uggams then delivered the commencement address to the graduating class, sharing industry insights gleaned from her decades-spanning career. Click below to listen to her full address!

VIDEO: It's Official! Katy Perry to Headline SUPER BOWL XLIX Halftime Show
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2014

Global superstar KATY PERRY will headline the PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLIX HALFTIME SHOW on NBC in University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, 2015, it was confirmed last night in an unprecedented multi-media, global announcement.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014

Below, get a first look at the official music video for the track from the duo's new album 'Cheek to Cheek'!

FIRST LISTEN: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 19, 2014

As fans eagerly await Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's upcoming album 'Cheek to Cheek' dropping September 23rd, the duo have shared another single from the project.

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