[Dixielandjazz] Armstrong imitations

Robert S. Ringwald robert at ringwald.com
Thu Jul 29 13:02:37 PDT 2004

 Butch Thompson says:

> Now -- who has imitated his singing without making me cringe?  Off the top
> of my head, I nominate Ethel Waters and Ella Fitzgerald.  Ms. Waters does
> uncanny tribute/imitation on I Can't Give You Anything But Love; Ella
> do a wonderful, affectionate Louis scat thing at the drop of a hat.
> Anybody else?

Somehow it is OK, even great, when Ella does it.  Of course, Ella is Ella!

robert at ringwald.com
Placerville, CA USA

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