August 16, 2018

5 Things to Know About Ella Fitzgerald

April 25th marks the would-be 98th birthday of legend, Ella Fitzgerald.  In honor of this jazz great, we are sharing 5 things to know about Ella Fitzgerald! Some kids in Italy call me ‘Mama Jazz; I thought that was so cute. As long as they don’t call me “Grandma Jazz.”-Ella Fitzgerald 1)  Ella Fitzgerald entered […]

Artist Spotlight: Warren Byrd

Hartford native Warren Byrd is the product of a childhood rich in musical influence.  The youngest in a family of 16, Warren began performing as a child.  He was awarded a full scholarship to Hartt College of Music and decided to focus on jazz.  His eclectic musical background gives him a wealth of inspiration to […]