Tickets are now on sale for Sherrie Maricle & the DIVA Jazz Orchestra: Ella Wishes You a Swingin’ Christmas December 16 & 17 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
Born April 25, 1917, the First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald has influenced female jazz musicians for generations. The Kennedy Center presents a number of distinct performances in recognition of the centennial of the 1979 Kennedy Center Honoree and NEA Jazz Master’s birth.
Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra dug out original charts from the Library of Congress to perform selections from Fitzgerald’s Ella Wishes You a Swingin’ Christmas (1960; Verve), and other big band tunes to celebrate her centenary and put you in a toe-tappin’ holiday spirit.
Visit https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/MRJCK for more information and to buy tickets.