The Year of Tony Bennett has been celebrating the centennial anniversary of the great Ella Fitzgerald, who was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia.
I’ll let the professional biographers tell her remarkable story. You can visit the official Ella Fitzgerald website here.
Instead, I want to share this recording of “How High The Moon” from her 1956 Lullabies of Birdland. This recording completely blows me away!