her flow is like a great rapper: like a Jay Z, it’s sing speak but way in melody
Posts Tagged: Ella Fitzgerald
didn’t transcend race, it exemplified race
Couldn’t be better
There were some major setbacks for the music industry in the 1940s. Shellac, the material used for 78 RPMs before vinyl, was needed for World War II military purposes. Also, there were two strikes by the musician’s union during the ‘40s that halted the production of new records.
September Song – Ella Fitzgerald – Not a great fit, the change in sections clumsy ups the lyric, and I prefer my Ella with a bit more tiskit in her taskit but the voice? You can only surrender to the immaculate perfection of sound and diction – A