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"The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range,Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang. The one fault was that, since she always sounded so happy to be singing, Fitzgerald did not always dig below the surface of the lyrics she…

“ “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range,Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a.

Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday on the set of Arthur Lubin’s New Orleans - So much musical genius in one photo!

Abbey Lincoln (1930 – 2010); was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. One of many singers influenced by Billie Holiday, Lincoln’s lyrics were often connected to the civil rights movement in America.

Abbey Lincoln – was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter and actress who wrote and performed her own compositions. One of many singers influenced by Billie Holiday, Lincoln’s lyrics were often connected to the civil rights movement in America.

Photo d'actualité : Photo of Ella FITZGERALD; Posed portrait of Ella...

DelightFULL’s lamps are knowingly inspired by jazz musicians, and here are the most quintessential albums and how they’ve inspired these Mid-century lamps.

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection CD

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection CD

Capa do disco 'The Centennial Collection', de Billie Holiday (Foto: AP Photo/Sony Legacy)

Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the Jazz vocalists 1958 album…

Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the Jazz vocalists 1958 album including eight bonus tracks. Features Ray Ellis conducting the orchestra.

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday-It was very rare to see jazz singer Billie Holiday perform without her iconic flower tucked into her style in some way. This feminine and noteworthy hair accessory is still one of the more distinguished looks in the music industry.

Lester Young and Billie Holiday

Lester Young and Billie Holiday. Lester called her 'Lady Day', thus spawning the nickname.

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Art Pepper [9]

In the he was one of the few altoists (along with Lee Konitz and Paul Desmond) who was able to develop his own sound despite the dominant influence of Charlie Parker.

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