*Official fan page updated by representatives of the estate of Ella Fitzgerald* www.EllaFitzgerald.com
Posts on this page are created by Fran Morris Rosman, Archivist to the Fitzgerald
Estate and Executive Director of Miss Fitzgerald's Charitable Foundation, in conjunction with Ella's licensed official representative, CMG Worldwide.
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Here’s an old favorite from Ella’s days with Decca Records, the classic STARDUST. (Music by Hoagy Carmichael, lyrics by Mitchell Parish). Do you have it? (just saw it for less than a buck at Amazon!)
Music lovers around the world bid a sad farewell to NAT KING COLE on February 15, 1965. While we normally don't show YouTube clips, for Nat, we will make an exception.
It's Valentine's Day here at the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation. We are hoping that all of Ella’s fans are having a “Sweet and Lovely” day today! (now, please pass the sugar-free candy)
Do you need a last-minute Valentine gift? What could be more romantic than Ella’s “Hello Love” album? It was recorded back
in 1960 for Verve Records – still incredible today.
Here’s what I’m listening to as I’m decorating the Foundation
office for Valentine’s Day. What’s on YOUR playlist?
We were in Indiana last month - celebrating Ella's contribution to the Great American Songbook. WHAT A FANTASTIC EXHIBIT! (yes, we donated Ella's archival materials) Many thanks to the great Michael Feinstein, and to Carmel's own Chris Lewis & Lisa Lobdell. Go visit!
Seattle is celebrating ELLA AT 100! with vocalist Carmen Bradford. On February 19th at the KP Center. If you go, please tell us about it! Meanwhile, here's a link to Ella crooning the Cole Porter classic IT'S ALRIGHT WITH ME.
....it's just another rhumba.... or so wrote the Gershwin
brothers. How come I can't get this song out of my head?
What song is running through your mind today?