It’s hard to imagine what jazz would sound like today were it not for the sultry and soulful voices of Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald and they are remembered in Ella & Lena.
Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Location: Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater – 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Cost: $15 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
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Both singers’ careers spanned more than half a century, during which time they left an indelible mark on the music and entertainment industry: Horne as a Hollywood performer, nightclub singer and Civil Rights Movement activist, and Fitzgerald as a solo artist renowned for her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. In celebration of the divas’ 100th birthday, the Chicago Cabaret Professionals present Ella & Lena, a musical tribute at Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater featuring songs by eight outstanding vocalists.Buy Tickets