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Women You Wanna Know: Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald was affectionately known as the “First Lady of Song”.  An appropriate title seeing as though she made a huge contribution to the genre in popularizing 'Scat.'  If you were to search the internet for what 'Scatting' means, you may get grossed out.  So, let me just share with you that 'Scat' is melodic sounds that are sang, like Do, Dee, Wee, Doo.  Maybe not like that per se, but it's a sound that has no meaning but some how still magical to hear.

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