This Week at Lincoln Center: Ella Fitzgerald Centennial

Clip: Season 2017 Episode 87 | 1m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Later this month the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will celebrate the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald, whose influence defines a classic era of jazz singing. From April 27th to the 29th veteran vocalists Kenny Washington and Roberta Gambarini will be joining the Orchestra for a series of concerts titled “Celebrating Ella: The First Lady of Jazz.”

Aired: 04/05/17

Rating: NR

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