Category Archives: Jazz

Photo of the Day: Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald

  Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) nicknamed “Lady Day” and Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) also known as the “First Lady of Song” “Queen of Jazz” and “Lady Ella” were two of … Continue reading

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Etta James

ETTA JAMES January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012 Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. Etta was an American singer whose style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, rhythm and … Continue reading

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Ella Fitzgerald: The First Lady Of Song

Ella Fitzgerald: The First Lady of Song “Man, woman or child, Ella (Fitzgerald) is the greatest.” ~ Bing Crosby. Will Friedwald, the famous American author and music critic, said of Ella Fitzgerald: “Unlike any other singer you could name, Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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