“Summertime” is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, [More]
“Most people who don’t know jazz can probably recognize the name of one of the genre’s best singers: Ella Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald is one of the eight women at the center of this season of NPR [More]
“These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)” is a standard with lyrics by Eric Maschwitz, writing under the pseudonym Holt Marvell, and music by Jack Strachey, both Englishmen. Harry Link, an American, sometimes appears as [More]
Lady Time is a 1978 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by the unusual combination of an organist (Jackie Davis) and a drummer (Louie Bellson). AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw by Sсоtt Yаnоw:  Thіѕ [More]
Ella Fitzgerald with The Tommy Flanagan Trio at Montreux Jazz Festival, rec. June 22, 1969. Track listing: 01. Give Me The Simple Life 02. This Girl’s In Love With You 03. I Won’t Dance 04. [More]
Ella Fitzgerald – Do Nothin’ Till You Hear from Me (Duke Ellington). September 4, 1956. “Do Nothing till You Hear from Me” (also written as “Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me”) is a song [More]