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1938 jan 16 New York Ella Fitzgerald Chick Webb Count Basie

1938 jan 16 New York Ella Fitzgerald Chick Webb Count Basie

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Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and Billie Holiday at the Savoy Ballroom. I wish I could time travel.

Chick Webb: The Savoy King

Chick Webb

Ella Fitzgerald

1930's Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb

A young Fitzgerald, photographed by Carl Van Vechten in 1940

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1937 jan 1. New York; Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb

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Ella Fitzgerald

1938 june Chicago, Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb

Ella Fitzgerald/Chick Webb - You Showed Me the Way

Chick Webb

Ella: Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Broadway stars present tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and the Great American Songbook - The Morning Call

"My assignment was to do three arrangements a week for the band, mostly Ella's things," he continued. "They were there for about five weeks at this place, ...

Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie ...

1949 jan 1 - 6. Baltimore, Ella Fitzgerald

Count Basie

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1938 january 7-14. Apollo Theatre, Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb

Ella Fitzgerald in the late 1930s. From Jazzmen, 1938.

A photo of Ella Fitzgerald

“Blue Reverie” (1937-38) Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert

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Photograph of Count Basie Seated at His White Piano

Ella Fitzgerald

Handbill for a weeklong appearance at the Apollo Theater by Count Basie with singers Billie Holiday and Jimmy Rushing. Frank Driggs Collection.

Metronome Magazine: Billie Holiday

Doris Day: Her Jazziest Moment

The Savory Collection 1935-1940

1938 an electric fan near the hostess booth. Source: PIC Magazine 5 April 1938, “Dance Drunk Harlem” p29.

The singer Ella Fitzgerald performs at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1973.

In 1938, Chick Webb's orchestra featuring Ella Fitzgerald as solo vocalist had a big hit with the tune A Tisket-A-Tasket, and this was followed by another ...

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A-Tisket, A-Tasket

Billie Holiday

Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)

Chick Webb and His Orchestra / Ella Fitzgerald and Her Savoy

Handbill for a weeklong appearance at the Apollo Theater by Count Basie with singers Billie Holiday and Jimmy Rushing. Frank Driggs Collection.

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Chick Webb at the drums

Holiday at the Downbeat club, New York, c. February 1947

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Fitzgerald performs with Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, and Timme Rosenkrantz in September 1947 in New York City.

Ella Fitzgerald, Newport Jazz Festival, 1966 © Raymond Ross Archives/CTSIMAGES

1937 jan 22- 28. New York; Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb

1938 packed ballroom. Source: PIC Magazine 5 April 1938, “Dance Drunk Harlem” p29.

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I went home and did them and I brought 'em down, and that was my introduction to Chick Webb."

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

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Ella Fitzgerald, circa 1940s publicity photograph

Essential Albums

Count Basie and Billie Holiday played Sunday matinees at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom in 1937. The shows were broadcast on nationwide radio.

Count Basie. born on 21/8/1904 in Red Bank, NY, United States

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The winner: Count Basie (DJ Joanna)!

1938 Chick Webb's drum can be seen on the bandstand. Source – PIC Magazine 5 April 1938, “Dance Drunk Harlem” p26.

Jazz at 100 Hour 16: Billie Holliday and Ella Fitzgerald (1936 – 1945)

Handbill for a weeklong appearance at the Apollo Theater by Count Basie with singers Billie Holiday and Jimmy Rushing. Frank Driggs Collection.

Count Basie

“Dawn on the Desert” Composed and arranged by Charlie Shavers Recorded by the John Kirby Sextet for Vocalion on January 9, 1939 in New York.

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Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Singer Signed Autograph Photo

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American jazz and pop singer Ella Fitzgerald performs on an episode of 'The Carol Burnett

John Kirby Sextet Biggest Little Band in the Land (O'Neil Spencer, 1938)

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Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson and Timme Rosenkrantz in September 1947, New York

Basie, William “Count.” Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, in 1904, Basie was a pianist, leader, composer and leading figure in the swing era with a long string ...

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Poster from the concert on january 16, 1938, of Billie's appearance in the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, NYC. Source: Lady Day's Diary, Ken Vail, Castle Com.

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“You Go to My Head” (1938) Jan Savitt & Carlotta Dale. “

New York Times Obituary

Billie Holiday

Handbill for a weeklong appearance at the Apollo Theater by Count Basie with singers Billie Holiday and Jimmy Rushing. Frank Driggs Collection.

1938 jan 9. New York, Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Concert, Concert

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1929-35: Early career

Ella Fitzgerald with the Chick Webb Orchestra, at the Howard Theatre in Washington, DC