Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Community Room
Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing The singer all singers call the best. Hear the story of a young woman who against impossible odds achieved fame as a Jazz singer by the age of seventeen. At that young age she found herself at the heart of The Harlem Renaissance and American Jazz. She would go on to perform around the world for another 58 years. This lecture features favorite Fitzgerald songs performed by vocalist and educator Nanette Perrotte.
Nanette Perrotte (www.nanetteperrotte.com) is a Jazz singer and music educator. She is a graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music where she received her BA in Jazz Composition and Arranging with a principal instrument of Voice. Perrotte’s Masters Degree in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts focused her work on art as a tool to learn about and experience cultural diversity.