sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song
, Queen of Jazz
, First Lady of Jazz
and Lady Ella
. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Fitzgerald and Temperance "Tempie" Henry. Continue reading
Before this posting we had not heard of Phineas Newborn Jr., let alone his glorious Harlem Blues
recorded in New York City on February 12, 1969.