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I think Mrs A might have accidentally sent me a file intended for someone else!

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Jazz Appreciation Month: Ella Fitzgerald

Born in 1917, Ella Fitzgerald, "the first lady of song", is one of the enduring Jazz artists to have across genre appeal thanks to the various styles she adapted too. She started her career pretty much in the gutter. She would dance and sing for coins on street corners when growing up and her big … Continue reading Jazz Appreciation Month: Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz Appreciation Month: Some who slipped through the cracks.

Considering the wide scope of artists in Jazz history, I have picked and choosen who I do posts about. Many are key figures and some interesting but not well known such as Ken Johnson. Anyway here are a few I missed out Fats Waller (1904-1943): "The Cheerful Little Earful" was an all round consummate performer. … Continue reading Jazz Appreciation Month: Some who slipped through the cracks.