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June 14, 2013 Siegel, a singer, is one quarter of the jazz supergroup The Manhattan Transfer. Throughout the 30 years she's spent with that musical institution, she's also released her own recordings featuring hip, seductive arrangements of standards, as well as newer works. Here, she visits Piano Jazz along with pianist and accordion player Gil Goldstein.
Ella Fitzgerald performs with the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band in 1947. That's Gillespie to her right, in complete awe.
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April 21, 2011 The Kennedy Center celebrates the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Janis Siegel and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band.
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