Ella Fitzgerald, born April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia.
this photo, by Annie Leibovitz, was one of Ella’s favorites.
happy birthday to Ella, the queen of jazz.
‘one chord is fine.
two chords are pushing it.
three chords and you’re into jazz.”
credits: photo-annie leibovitz, wemu radio
miles davis quartet, newport jazz festival, 1955
in honor of international jazz day
never stop taking those risks
and play on.
“risk is at the heart of jazz. every note we play is a risk.”
image credit: vintage industrial jazz
listen to the aerosmith rock classic “dream on” as you’ve never heard it before
as morgan james belts it out – jazz style.
credits: postmodern jukebox, morgan james