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Today would have been Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. At least that’s would we now believe to be true. Ella Fitzgerald left much about her earliest years shrouded in mystery. She was fanatically guarded about her history and her privacy. For example, her birth date […]

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Hey! Did I mention I host a radio show? Well, I don’t really . . . I actually host TWO radio shows, back-to-back. The shows run on Jazz 90.1 FM in Rochester, New York every Sunday from Noon until 3:30 p.m., Eastern time. You can listen in live via the magical internet. Just click onto […]

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