Sun May 21

Ella Fitzgerald " America's First Lady Of Song": Music and Spoken Word

Sun, May 21
2PM / Free
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East River Jazz | Be Mo Jazz

Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd,
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Coniece Washington

Getting to know Ella “ America’s First Lady Of Song”  through Music and Spoken Word!

Vocalist Coniece Washington will present Ella Fitzgerald’s life, passion, pain, triumph and music via a performance that will intertwine song and spoken word to draw the audience into the world of Ella as we celebrate her Centennial Birthday! The show will feature Poet Seth Washington whose command of words and melodic delivery will leave the audience spellbound. Vocalist and Recording Artist Coniece Washington will captivates her audience with her distinctive Sultry Sweet Stylings and interaction with the audience to draw them into the word of Ella.

Musicians * Subject to change dependent on exact show date

Pianist William Knowles | Bassist Jeron White | Drummer JC Jefferson

Poet
Sharaledon Brave, creator of the 5th Sunday Poetry Collective in Washington, DC

Proposed Song List

1.My Romance

2.What Is This Thing Call Love

3.The Man I Love

4.I Got You Under My Skin

5.I Got My Love To Keep You Warm

6.How High The Moon

7.Midnight Sun

8.Take The A Train

9. Some One To Watch Over Me

10. Bewitched, Bother, and Bewildered

11. Satin Doll

12. Love Is Here To Stay

13. Night And Day

14. Cheek To Cheek

15. Summer Time

16. My Funny Valentine

17. Blue Skies

18. Begin The Beguine

19. Lets Do It/Let’s Fall In Love

20. It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Thing

21. I Got Rhythm

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Sun, May 21

2PM / Free
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