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Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald Set

Ella was a little late to the party. When impresario Norman Granz launched what would become his landmark series of Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts and tours in 1944, his all-star lineups included other vocalists, Billie Holiday among them. When he finally tapped Ella for JATP duty in 1949, she was under exclusive contract to … Read More “Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald Set”

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