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GREAT PERFORMANCES | We Love Ella! | Faddis & Wright | PBS

GREAT PERFORMANCES presents We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song, premiering Wednesday, June 6 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). For more information visit In this web-exclusive video, see concert footage from the broadcast and interviews with jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis and vocalist Lizz Wright as they weigh in on America's "First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald. The interviews were shot at a gala musical event commemorating what would have been Ella's 90th birthday. This once-in-a-lifetime concert, co-hosted by Natalie Cole and Quincy Jones, also included Ella-inspired performances by Stevie Wonder, Patti Austin, Nancy Wilson, American Idol Ruben Studdard, George Duke, Take 6, and others. One of the longest-running performing arts anthologies on television, the award-winning GREAT PERFORMANCES series presents the best in music, dance and theater. The series is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts, public television viewers, and PBS. Major corporate funding is provided by UBS.
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