Select Gift: Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

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Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of The First Lady of Jazz Softcover Book

The life of the very private and media-shy Ella Fitzgerald has long been shrouded in a mixture of half-truths and fiction. What emerges in Stuart Nicholson’s groundbreaking biography is a remarkable story of a poor black girl’s determination to realize the American Dream in the face of racial and sexual prejudice. She succeeded, and is now the definition of “jazz singer” to millions, one of the greatest of all jazz musicians. In this fullest account ever of her life, Nicholson draws on fresh research and interviews with Ella’s friends and colleagues.

 

 

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Ella Fitzgerald: ICON (2-CD Set)

Best known as “The First Lady of Song,” the wondrous voice of the late Miss Ella clearly demonstrated how she poured her heart into each and every classic—be they pop or jazz tunes. One of the best interpreters of the Great American Songbook – her covers of timeless songs like “It’s Only a Paper Moon” and “Love Is Here To Stay” along with the rhythmic touch she applied to “Take The ‘A’ Train” and “Mack the Knife” clearly made her a unique and identifiable stylist. Ella truly is an ICON

 

 

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Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things Collection

Includes the Ella Fitzgerald: ICON (2-CD Set), the Ella Fitzgerald: The Lost Berlin Tapes CD and the Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of The First Lady of Jazz paperback book