Jonathan's Pick of the Week: Celebrating Ella and Dizzy

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Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt (Milton) Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz, Downbeat, New York, N.Y.

Happy 100 Dizzy and Ella! @ Frederick P. Rose Hall

This year we’re celebrating the centennial birthdays of two jazz legends: Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie. The festivities honoring both giants kick off this Saturday at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s WeBop Family Jazz Party. The upcoming concert Happy 100 Dizzy and Ella! will include signature songs like "A-Tisket A-Tasket," "Old McDonald," and "Salt Peanuts." The program caters to families with children, ages 8 months to 8 years. Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 and 3:00 PM.

http://www.jazz.org/events/t-6105/webop-family-jazz-party/