Here are 10 things you should know about Ella Fitzgerald, born 106 years ago today. We’ll be featuring her music all day on Cladrite Radio, so tune in now!
Here are 10 things you should know about Paul Whiteman, born 133 years ago today. Known as the King of Jazz during his heyday, Whiteman isn’t afforded that level of respect by many today, but his influence is undeniable. His music may have leaned to the pop side, but in that era, jazz was dance music, so it was pop, in a sense, and Whiteman helped to bring the new sounds to a wider audience.
We’re featuring Whiteman’s music all day today on Cladrite Radio, so tune in now!
Here are 10 things you should know about the great Mildred Bailey, born 123 years ago today. She was an important link between early jazz performers such as Ethel Waters and Bessie Smith and iconic singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
Be sure to tune into Cladrite Radio today; we’ll be playing Bailey’s music all day long.
Here are 10 things you should know about Mary Carlisle, born 109 years ago today. She was never a A-list star, but over a 14-year career, she made her mark on Hollywood. And perhaps most impressive, she lived to be 104.
Here are 10 things you should know about Claire Dodd, born 111 years ago today. Her career was brief, but she made her mark in Hollywood as one of the loveliest actresses of the 1930s.