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<p>Listening Party: The Music of Ella Fitzgerald and the Sophisticated Ladies</p>

Listening Party: The Music of Ella Fitzgerald and the Sophisticated Ladies

Saturday, March 25, 2017 2:30 PM

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Join in as vocalists Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover, and NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke delve into recordings of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington.

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Join in as vocalists Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover, and NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke delve into recordings of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington. Share what moves you about the music and hear, from the artists' perspectives, what makes these women timeless icons.

Performance Timing: 90 minutes, with no intermission.