Song of the Month: “Airmail Special” by Ella Fitzgerald


My song of the month is “Airmail Special” by Ella Fitzgerald. Last week held Fitzgerald’s centennial birthday; but before I knew that I heard this song for the first time two weeks ago (and I haven’t stopped listening since). I watched Jacquelin Harris and Megan Jakel of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dance Artistic Director Robert Battle’s Ella to a live recording of “Airmail Special.” Battle originally choreographed the ballet…

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