Posts Tagged: Ella Fitzgerald

Credit Crunch Cloud has Silver Lining

To a well-known supermarket (not T*sco, obviously)  with ‘er indoors to purchase such Christmas baubles as we require for our frugal Winterval celebration. Amongst the seasonal tat, I discover a CD of Ella Fitzgerald for one of your English pounds, or Euros, as we now call them. A quid! I spent £2.95 on a very… Continue reading Credit Crunch Cloud has Silver Lining


Harriet’s comment on my last post prompted me to go back to my Ella collection. She really is the consummate jazz singer, and I agree with Harriet that her Rodgers and Hart interpretations are sublime, though my all time favourite Ella album is The Cole Porter Songbook. There was an interesting programme on Ella in… Continue reading Ella

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