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Ella Fitzgerald
The First Lady of Song

Ella was a major song stylist, partnering with the greatest names in jazz: Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie, while leaving an indelible mark on jazz.  


Special guest co-hosts for these programs are actors Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker.
 


ELLA 1A.mp3
I’LL CHASE THE BLUES AWAY  --  Chick Webb and his Orchestra, 1935
A TISKET, A TASKET  --  Chick Webb and his Orchestra, 1938
NIGHT IN TUNISIA  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1961
GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1961
OH, LADY BE GOOD  --  Ella Fitzgerald w/ Bob Haggart and his Orchestra, 1947
DON’T BE THAT WAY  --  Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, 1956
IT DON’T MEAN A THING (If it Ain't Got That Swing)  --  Ella Fitzgerald w/ Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, 1957

ELLA 1B.mp3
I GOT PLENTY O’ NOTHIN’  --  Ella & Louis, from Porgy & Bess, 1958
ROCKS IN MY BED  --  with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, 1957
FLYING HOME  --  Ella Fitzgerald with Vic Schoen and his Orch, 1945
HOW HIGH THE MOON  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1947
LULLABY OF BIRDLAND  --  Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington, live 1966
STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY  --  Ella Fitzgerald Jazz at the Philharmonic, live 1957
MACK THE KNIFE  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1960
   













Singer Ella Fitzgerald became a household name.

Anyone remember the "is it Ella, or Memorex?" cassette tape commercials on TV in the 1970s?




ELLA 2A.mp3
PORTRAIT OF ELLA  --  Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, 1957
UNDECIDED  --  Chick Webb and his Orchestra
SUMMERTIME  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1960
HEAR ME TALKIN’ TO ‘YA  --  accompanied by Roy Eldridge, Bill Davis, et al
BLUE SKIES  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1958
AIN’T NOBODY’S BUSINESS...  --  Louis Jordan Tympany Five, 1950
THEM THERE EYES  --  Ella Fitzgerald with Count Basie and his Orchestra, 1963
CHEEK TO CHEEK  --  Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, 1956

ELLA 2B.mp3
HONEYSUCKLE ROSE  --  Ella Fitzgerald with Count Basie Orchestra, 1963
STARS FELL ON ALABAMA  --  Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, 1956
       Chick Webb Medley (excerpts): 
HARLEM CONGO/ LIZA/ WHO YA HUNCHIN’/  SING ME A SWING SONG AND LET ME DANCE  --  Chick Webb & his Orchestra, 1936-38
MY HEART BELONGS TO DADDY  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1954
SING ME A SWING SONG  --  Chick Webb & his Orchestra, 1936
PORTRAIT OF ELLA  --  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, 1957
SIGNING OFF  --  Ella Fitzgerald, 1961
   

















Ella

by
Mark Ulriksen