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Transcript of Ella Fitzgerald
By: Aysha Khtana 8A and Ayesha Vohra 8B
Born: April,25,1918 Newport News,Virginia
Died: June,15,1996 Los Angeles,California
Period/Style of Jazz: Swing,Ballads,Bebop
Major Compositions: A-Tisket A-Tasket
Interesting Facts: Ella Fitzgerald's first love was tap dancing.Her vocal range was wider than most opera singers!
Suggested Listening: How High the Moon
Newport News, Virginia
Who Is Ella Fitzgerald?
Quetion #1: Where was Ella Fitzgerald born?
Question #2: In what year did Ella die?
Question #3: What caused Ella's moms death?
When Ella was 17 she signed up and sang at the Apolio Theater in Harlem. She won a contest, and many more after that. This is how her career began.
In 1935 after the Apolio Theater,her fellow musicians aranged an audition with Webb. Chick Webb didn't like working with singers, however was an impressed by Ella. Chick Webb became Ella's legal guardian. Her singing career became better and better. Ella toured all over America with Chick Webb and his Orchestra.
Ella Fitzgerald's Music
Like someone in love
Cry me a river
If don't mean a thing
You are the sunshine of my life
One note samba
Elements of music:
the speed at which a passage of music is or should be played.
The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
relating to the volume of sound produced by an instrument, voice, or recording.
the combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce chords and chord progressions having a pleasing effect.