Ella Fitzgerald

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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Interesting FactsElla has won 13 grammy awards, sold over 40 million albums, and was called "the First Lady of Song"

Ella was born on April 25, 1917 and died 79 years later on June 15, 1996

Three of Ella's songs include:A Tisket A TasketSummertimeElla

Colette Cross

What is Jazz?Jazz is a type of music from Black American origin which includes improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm. Brass and woodwind instruments along with piano are particularly associated with jazz, although the occasional guitar and violin are also used.

What is Improve?Improve is when something, particularly music, is created without preperation.

Ella sang jazz and ballads, and was also known for her incredible scat-singing.

Ella's song. "A Tisket, A Tasket," is a very jumpy song with a moderato tempo and mezzo forte dynamics.


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