Ella Fitzgerald in Holland, 1974


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If Martians turned up at my front door and asked for a single example of jazz that would make them understand and feel what all the fuss was about, I'd invite the green visitors from the red planet in, I'l sit them down in front of my iMac and show them this 50-minute video from 1974 in the Netherlands:

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