Elegant Ella – Centennial Celebration

11 May

05-13-2017 to 05-13-2017 – Join us for an evening of song on May 13th, 2017 for a tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald. This year, 2017, marks the centennial of Ella’s birth. Ella Fitzgerald was prolific vocal artist who left an indelible mark on jazz and popular song. The Night Star Jazz Orchestra will be performing with a studio orchestra conducted by Dr. Shannon Roberts featuring Katrina Cannon singing the Great American Songbook album hits recorded by Ella. The orchestra will be performing arrangements by Nelson Riddle, from the ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook’ album along with selections from song book albums of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin that preceded it.

The event will be held at Brighton High School as a fundraiser to support the instrumental music program. Tickets sold at the door.

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