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Ella Fitzgerald

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Aysha Khtana

on 23 April 2014

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Transcript of Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald
By: Aysha Khtana 8A and Ayesha Vohra 8B

Ella Fitzgerald
Born: April,25,1918 Newport News,Virginia

Died: June,15,1996 Los Angeles,California

Period/Style of Jazz: Swing,Ballads,Bebop

Instrument: Vocalist

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
Los Angeles,California
Who Is Ella Fitzgerald?
Tap Dancing
Quick Quiz!
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
White Christmas
Like someone in love
Hello Dolly
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.
Instrumentation (timbre):
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.
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