Ladies Sing the Blues: #4 Ella Fitzgerald

August 14, 2012
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Ella Fitzgerald always looked to me like a friendly schoolteacher, with her intelligent face peering over her glasses. Many consider her to be the finest ever jazz singer.

This is one of the oldest of the recordings that I have included. The song should really be “The Girl from Ipanema”, but obviously Fitzgerald sings about “The Boy from Ipanema”.

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