Becoming Ella Fitzgerald : the jazz singer who transformed American song / Judith Tick.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
xxii, 560 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary
A landmark biography that reclaims Ella Fitzgerald as a major American artist and modernist innovator.
Contents
Young Ella (1917-1932) -- Amateur Nights (1933-1935) -- Into Chick Webb's Orbit (1935) -- Swing-Song Singer (1935-1936) -- The Second Feature (1936-1937) -- "Truckin' On Down The Avenue" (1938) -- Chick And Ella (1939) -- Orchestra Leader (1940-1942) -- The Home Front (1941-1945) -- "Going Dizzy" (1945-1947) -- Ella's Moon (1947-1949) -- "The Singer And The Label Are In It Together" (1948-1953) -- Early Years With Jazz At The Philharmonic (1949-1952) -- Europe With Jazz At The Philharmonic (1952-1953) -- Upwardly Mobile (1954-1955) -- "We Got Ella!" (1954-1956) -- The Cole Porter Experiment (1956-1957) -- Sing Me A Standard (1956-1957) -- Flouting Categories (1957-1958) -- Midcentury Modern Triumphs (1959) -- "It's Quite A Problem Trying To Please Everyone" (1960-1964) -- Generation Gaps (1963-1965) -- A Jazz Oasis In A Changing Scene (1966-1967) -- Reinventing Herself (1968-1969) -- Keeping On (1970-1972) -- "You Can Always Learn" (1973-1978) -- "Push Me, Push Me" (1979-1985) -- "Don't Ever Wish For The Phrase To End" (1986-1996).
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-539), discography (page 539), and index.
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Jazz singer who transformed American song
Other Form:
ebook version : 9780393242027
ISBN
9780393241051 (hardcover)
039324105X (hardcover)
9780393242027 ePub ebook
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