Tag Archives: Ella Fitzgerald

Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Cole Porter Edition)

Latest from our (very) occasional series The Great American Songbook is filled with splendid renditions of Cole Porter’s work (see especially Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra), but for our money Bobby Short is the best of the bunch. So the … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (The Divine Patti LuPone Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to catch one thing and another and say, it was swell. First, of course, there was crosstown traffic, which takes roughly 30 minutes to navigate. Official Campaign … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (‘Extravagant’ Anita O’Day Edition)

The hardworking staff has always had a thing for the great Anita O’Day. (She chose that stage name because it was pig Latin for “dough,” which is what she wanted to make.) And lately we’ve been hitting Replay on her … Continue reading

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