Ella started as a dancer in talent competitions. She became of the outstanding singers in the history of Jazz. You can apprecaite her range and control from this clip. The band are pretty sharp too!
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If you can find a better duo offering Silent Night I would love to hear them. Kathleen was a top opera star and Wynton was possibly the best Jazz trumpet in the world at that point in time.
This is a great city of music as we can hear in this clip. It can also be a city of creative dance, even on the main streets. How does he do that?
What would the early performers make of this sophisticated Bob Fosse inspired dance routine? The photographers need a shout out also, so here it one for Josephine Bevan, for the Paris dance shot.
It is good to be reminded of the complex roots which led into the magic which is JAZZ. This film helps us understand an important story.
The Fergus McCreadie Trio are all talent young men and they are heading upwards on a steep trajectory. This is the opening track of their third album, ‘Forest Floor’. It is called Law Hill.
Mr Erroll Garner was a superb player and much admired in his lifetime. The footage is old but you still get a glimpse of his ability. We can still get a kick out of his effortless skills. Image CC BY 2.0
This young man is one of the best in his field. Listen and enjoy… © Jorge Royan / / CC BY-SA 3.0
An Oscar winning song and a tremendous performance from Jon B. Image from Commons CC BY-SA 2.0
This is Wynton Marsallis sharing some thoughts talking about his home town – New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA).