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PART OF THE Young Voices ISSUE

‘She dreams of being able to perform at the Savoy Ballroom’

Extract from Ella Fitzgerald
By Stephane Ollivier and Remi Courgeon
Published by Moonlight Publishing

Here we meet a teenage Ella Fitzgerald who, despite lacking in self confidence, dreams of performing in Harlem’s great concert hall, the Savoy Ballroom. With a reputation for brilliant dancing and by battling stage fright to publicly sing, it is clear that young Ella is on her way to becoming the queen of jazz. You can also listen to an audio extract.

 


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Ella Fitzgerald by Stephane Ollivier and Remi Courgeonis is out now for children aged between 7 and 10 published by Moonlight Publishing as part of the First Discovery series. Priced £15.95 this includes an accompanying CD which features 13 of the singer’s most emblematic recordings alongside the book’s narrative.

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