Phyllis Chapell http://wrti.org en The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song http://wrti.org/post/beloved-ella-fitzgerald-first-lady-song <p></p><p>The great Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25th, 1917, and died in 1996; she would have turned 98 next week. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, "The Queen of Jazz" - also called "The First Lady of Song," left a lasting legacy on American song and jazz.</p><p>http://youtu.be/u2bigf337aU</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:56:13 +0000 Susan Lewis 7188 at http://wrti.org The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song Where Music Lives: At the Water's Edge http://wrti.org/post/where-music-lives-waters-edge <p></p><p>Music lives at The Fairmount Water Works, where a Philadelphia-area jazz singer is featured in a short film about the water. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, Phyllis Chapell finds that music is one way to highlight environmental issues.</p><p>The&nbsp;short film, <em>AEIOU-Water</em>, is shown&nbsp;Sundays at the Fairmount Water Works.&nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/L6scJCeJgHA</p><p sizcache040781766820725934="17857" sizset="0"><a href="http://www.siorajazz.com/calendar.php" target="_blank">Information about Phyllis Chapell's upcoming live performances in the region.</a><br>&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:17:50 +0000 Susan Lewis 6147 at http://wrti.org Where Music Lives: At the Water's Edge Jazz Vocalist Phyllis Chapell: Using Music to Promote Clean Water http://wrti.org/post/jazz-vocalist-phyllis-chapell-using-music-promote-clean-water <p></p><p>A Philadelphia-area jazz singer, who interprets songs in many languages, is also drawing attention to environmental issues. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, Phyllis Chapell finds that music is a way to reach people on many levels.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.siorajazz.com/calendar.php" target="_blank"><strong>Information about Phyllis Chapell's upcoming live performances in the region.</strong></a></p><p>The&nbsp;short film, <em>AEIOU-Water</em>, is shown&nbsp;Sundays at the Fairmount Water Works.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/L6scJCeJgHA</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:05:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 5390 at http://wrti.org Jazz Vocalist Phyllis Chapell: Using Music to Promote Clean Water