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"The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range,Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang. The one fault was that, since she always sounded so happy to be singing, Fitzgerald did not always dig below the surface of the lyrics she…

"The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range,Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang. The one fault was that, since she always sounded so happy to be singing, Fitzgerald did not always dig below the surface of the lyrics she…

musicbabes:    Miriam Makeba  «Pata Pata is the name of a dance  We do down Johannesburg way.  And everybody starts to move  As soon as Pata Pata starts to play, ooh.  Ooh, every Friday and Saturday night  It’s Pata Pata time.  The dance keeps going all night long  Til the morning sun beguins to shine, uh.. »

musicbabes: Miriam Makeba «Pata Pata is the name of a dance We do down Johannesburg way. And everybody starts to move As soon as Pata Pata starts to play, ooh. Ooh, every Friday and Saturday night It’s Pata Pata time. The dance keeps going all night long Til the morning sun beguins to shine, uh.. »

Johnny Griffin. John Arnold Griffin III (n. 24 de abril de 1928 – f. Poitiers; 24 de julio de 2008), conocido como Johnny Griffin, fue un saxofonista tenor estadounidense de jazz, encuadrado estilísticamente en el bop y el hard bop.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Griffin  http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Griffin  http://www.apoloybaco.com/johnnygriffinbiografia.htm

Johnny Griffin. John Arnold Griffin III (n. 24 de abril de 1928 – f. Poitiers; 24 de julio de 2008), conocido como Johnny Griffin, fue un saxofonista tenor estadounidense de jazz, encuadrado estilísticamente en el bop y el hard bop. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Griffin http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Griffin http://www.apoloybaco.com/johnnygriffinbiografia.htm

Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

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