The Kennedy Center Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald March 24-25

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Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover
Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover

NSO Pops presents "Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company" at The Kennedy Center March 24 and March 25. Steven Reineke conducts acclaimed vocalists Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover as they celebrate the career of Ella Fitzgerald. 

 

Along with favorites made famous by the First Lady of Song--including "Summertime," "Fascinatin' Rhythm," and more--this program also looks back on the unforgettable contributions of her artistic contemporaries, including American classics by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington.

 
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