Judith Tick on How Ella Fitzgerald Transformed America
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Andrew talks to Judith Tick, author of Becoming Ella Fitzgerald, on the jazz singer who transformed both American song and culture.
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Judith Tick is professor emerita of music history at Northeastern University. She has published award-winning books and articles about American music and women’s history in music, including Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer’s Search for American Music. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.