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Ella Fitzgerald

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  • Making one of the Gipper

    Making one of the Gipper
    BALBOA ISLAND — An African man peers from one side of her bed and an African woman stares from the other.
  • Classically Trained: Tapping into the power of the voice

    Classically Trained: Tapping into the power of the voice
    NEWPORT BEACH — There's no mistaking the aura of a small business about to open its doors for the first time. Not yet dulled by writing, the tips of the pencils are still sharp. A pile of freshly printed business cards sits strategically placed....

    Jazz band puts on captivating show

    Jazz band puts on captivating show
    Jazz aficionados gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa this week to listen to the hard-swinging Jeff Hamilton Trio. Hamilton's trio was a hit at the indoor Newport Beach Jazz Party in February. But during Wednesday's Sunset Jazz in...

    Still keeping time at 100

    Still keeping time at 100
    Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll. As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...

    Comments & Curiosities: Lesser-known New Year's plans

    "Maybe it's much too early in the game. Ah, but I thought I'd ask you just the same, what are you doing New Year's – New Year's Eve?" I didn't write that. Frank Loesser did, in 1947. A boatload of people have sung it, but I'd say it's a tie for...