August 14, 2018

Remembering Natalie Cole

The first time I heard Natalie Cole was during her 1991 hit “Unforgettable”, a duet with her father, the late Nat King Cole.  Seamlessly remastered, the vocals are, were and will always be coaxing and smooth, beautiful and moving.  Enjoy CT Live is taking the time to review the touching vocals and timeless standards as […]

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 […]

Jazz Holiday Classics

From A Charlie Brown Christmas to Nat King Cole’s iconic “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)”, my childhood is filled with jazz holiday classics.  Twinkling lights and garland just lacks holiday spirit if Ella Fitzgerald is not in the background singing “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”.  To spare you the trouble of rifling […]