Embraceable Ella with Joanna Eden Tickets
Discovered in an amateur contest, Ella Fitzgerald debuted at the Apollo Theatre NYC in 1934 and went on to became the top female jazz singer for decades. Due in no small part to her vocal quality, with lucid intonation and a broad range, Ella was the first African- American to win a Grammy award and. went on to win 13 Grammys in total and sell more than 40 million albums. Her multi-volume “songbooks” on Verve Records are among the greatest jazz recording treasures.
Joanna Eden (‘The UK’s answer to Diana Krall and Norah Jones’ -Time Out) returns to St. James, following her previous sell out shows with Jazz at The Movies and the magical music of Joni Mitchell. Presenting the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Joanna is accompanied by a superb quintet, featuring Julian Landymore – tenor saxophone & flute, Steve Waterman – trumpet, Chris Ingham – piano & guitar, Dave Olney – double bass & George Double – drums.