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'She transcends all boundaries': a gateway to the music of jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 100 this year. Her former collaborator Loren Schoenberg reflects on her legacy and gives us a gateway playlist for the artist.
American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917 - 1996). (Photo by George Konig/Keystone/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

Originally published on September 8, 2017

Legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 100 this year. In a q gateway, we'll hear about the legacy of the First Lady of Song from someone lucky enough to play with her, jazz saxophonist and historian, Loren Schoenberg.

Below are the songs mentioned in today's segment: 

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, Dream a Little Dream of Me

Ella Fitzgerald, There's a Lull In My Life

Ella Fitzgerald, Mack the Knife

— Produced by Ben Edwards

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