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Season 34, Episode 10 We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song

First Aired: June 6, 2007

A tribute to jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-96) includes performances by Stevie Wonder, Patti Austin, Natalie Cole, Quincy Jones, Ruben Studdard, Nancy Wilson, Ledisi, Take 6, George Duke, Jon Faddis, Dave Koz, Monica Mancini, James Moody, Lizz Wright, and the USC Thornton Symphony and Jazz Orchestra.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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