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Pure Love: The Voice of Ella Fitzgerald (2017)
52 min | Documentary

Born on April 25, 1917 in Virginia, Ella Fitzgerald left an indelible mark on the world of jazz. Endowed with an absolute ear, perfect intonation and an impressive range spanning three octaves, she began her career at 17 and within a few ...See moreBorn on April 25, 1917 in Virginia, Ella Fitzgerald left an indelible mark on the world of jazz. Endowed with an absolute ear, perfect intonation and an impressive range spanning three octaves, she began her career at 17 and within a few years became one of the most renowned swing singers in America. With the same ease, she rubbed shoulders with bebop and improvised scat, and became known as the "First Lady of jazz". See less
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Feb 19, 2017 (Canada)

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Kathleen Renish
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Ella Fitzgerald
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Judith Tick
Self - professor of music history, Northeastern University Self - professor of music history, Northeastern University   See fewer
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Will Friedwald
Self - music critic Self - music critic   See fewer
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Ted Hershorn
Self - archivist, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Self - archivist, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University   See fewer
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Jim Blackman
Self - Ella Fitzgerald's friend and road manager Self - Ella Fitzgerald's friend and road manager   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 34 votes