The Ella and Louis Show

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Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong performed by Willetta Carson and Troy Anderson
Thursday June 05, 2014 7:30 PM
Comödie Fürth
  

Willetta Carson & Band as well as star guest Troy Anderson want to bring their audience the joy of the popular culture of Swing, Dixy, and New Orleans Blues just like these two jazz giants. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong was perhaps the most famous jazz trumpeter and singer ever to grace the world stage.  Ella Fitzgerald, the "First Lady of Song" was an American jazz vocalist known for her impeccable diction, phrasing and a "horn-like" improvisational ability. These two great artist teamed together to produce 3 best selling albums which were held as the pinnacle of popular singing.

Using music and mimic, scat and sketches and humor and charm Willetta Carson's and Troy Anderson's goal is to bring Louis and Ella back to life on stage again. With stylistic duets and solo performances they intend to capture both the personality and the musicality of these two great jazz legends and the imagination of their audiences. Featuring the music of the Gershwin brothers, Hoagy Carmichael and Cole porter among others with world renown classics such as "Cheek to Cheek" and "Dream a little Dream" as well as other famous favorites like "Mack the Knife," "Blue Berry Hill" and "It's a wonderful World". You'll find a sample of one of Troys performances here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1xXQ2QJVqQ. Troy Anderson, Florida born Afro American jazz trumpet player has been professionally impersonating Louis Armstrong in the United States and Europe for over 20 years.

Troy performed In New Orleans with The Victory Six Swing Band, in Los Angeles with The Bob Gail Big Band and in Houston Texas with The Houston Symphony Orchestra. In Las Vegas he and his Wonderful World Band won The Tribute Artist Band of the year Award in 2011.

Willetta Carson Chicago born African American jazz and soul singer has performed with her versatile and expressive
voice on both sides of the Atlantic with much success. Here a sample of one of Willetta's concert performances
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvHf71V_nEw. Together Willetta and Troy have teamed up their talents to give their audience the vintage genre and timeless appeal of Louie Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald in a unique musical experience aimed at Jazz aficionados and lovers of good entertainment.

Willetta Carson, Vocals
Troy Anderson Trumpet and Vocals
Michael Flügel, Piano
Marco Kühnl, Bass
Andreas Gondela, Drums
Jack Austin Direction Assistance


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Thursday June 05, 2014
7:30 PM

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