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Caption from LIFE. "Ella Fitzgerald, who sings love ballads daintily, can roar like a trombone through a jazz classic."

Eliot Elisofon—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesCaption from LIFE. Ella Fitzgerald, who sings love ballads daintily, can roar like a trombone through a jazz classic.

Sarah Vaughan (1924-1990) was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century."  Nicknamed "Sailor" (for her salty speech), "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner. The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed upon her its "highest honor in jazz", the NEA Jazz Masters Award, in 1989.

Sarah Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow…

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Red Allen - Urban Art Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Richard Tito

Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr Kelly's in 1958

Photo by Yale Joel for Life Magazine, 1958 Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s nightclub

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Legendary jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater leads a superstar band in bringing the unique Monterey Jazz Festival vibe to the rest of the country

Ella Fitzgerald. Photograph by Herman Leonard. ca. 1949. pic.twitter.com/98EMy4iqwJ

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Ella Fitzgerald, circa Photograph by Herman Leonard

Jazz and classical musician Wynton Learson Marsalis was born on October 18…

Wynton Learson Marsalis, Black Classical (Jazz) and European classical musician was born on October in New Orleans Louisiana. Marsalis received his first trumpet at the age of and has been deemed a prolific musician ever since.

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