There is one voice that never fails to impress me no matter the number of repeat listens and that voice belongs to the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald.... yes, the range is incredible and the timing impeccable but there is a childlike purity in that voice that can make a Wandering Eye extra misty. I'm partial to Ella's earliest recordings.... those scratchy tracks from the late 30's and early 40's before the overblown orchestrations of the 50's studio sessions.... and I love her concert recordings. Oh, to be in that audience... to experience that voice first hand.... under a star filled sky in the Hollywood Bowl or tucked into a dark, smoke-filled New York club... to have such lucky ears would be more than divine.
In my thrillingly delusional existence as a world renowned designer, stylist, photographer, writer, flea-market scavenger and tap dancer my wandering eyes chance upon many items of wonder and beauty. This blog is where I share my visual discoveries. Thanks for wandering over and taking a look.
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