EllaGeek External Media:

Date Posted Titlesort icon Author Teaser Reviewing THIS song or album Search Terms
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 20:30 Kiss Me Kate Trailer mojo

For those who have been wondering--a brief trailer of the MGM musical Kiss Me Kate. You can see a brief bit of Ann Miller doing her ultra-sexxaay tap-dancing to Too Darn Hot at 2:27.

Too Darn Hot (1956) External Video, Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.
Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 13:15 Lady Be Good (1961?) mojo

A short (two minute) clip of Ella swinging "Lady Be Good". The comments seem to think it was in the early 60s.

Oh, Lady be Good! (1959) External Video, Ella performing
Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 13:22 Lady Be Good (1979) mojo

Another great performance by Lady Ella being good to US! In the intro she describes this rendition as "a little groovier". So very 70s of her!

Oh, Lady be Good! (1959) External Video, Ella performing
Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 13:40 Lady Be Good with Count Basie mojo

Two legends show us young whippersnappers how it's DONE! You'll notice they get a standing ovation just for walking out on stage. And then proceed to blow the audience right out of their seats all over again....

Oh, Lady be Good! (1959) External Video, Ella performing
Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 13:26 Lady Be Good with Mel Torme mojo

Just like the title says--Ella trading scats with Mel Tormé. Just a thirty-second teaser--how I would LOVE to find the entire clip!

Oh, Lady be Good! (1959) External Video, Ella performing
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 09:37 NPR's Portrait of Ella mojo

This is a really nice radio portrait of Ella. Lots of interviews with musicians, critics and the First Lady herself. (You'll even find out the names of her girlhood friends who all applied to get into that fateful talent show at the Apollo...

Ella being interviewed, External Audio, External Webpage, Ella performing, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc., Other artist talking about being influenced by Ella, Other artists performing with Ella, Other artists talking about working with Ella
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:18 NYT Review mojo

This is the New York Times review I was talking about....

All Through the Night (1956) External Webpage, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc., Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.
Monday, August 31, 2009 - 04:33 Remembering Ella mojo
Setting Up The Stage: Tuning Up; Granz And Fitzgerald Talking External Webpage, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 16:06 The Muppet Wiki's entry for "Gone With the Wind" mojo

Guy Smiley Sings GWtW...

Gone With the Wind (1960) External Picture/Graphic, External Video, External Webpage, Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.