BLACK CLASSICAL ORIGINS PROGRAM: TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD

FEBRUARY 26, 2022

7:30PM | THE WHITING AUDITORIUM 

Special Guest conductor
Patti Austin vocalist
Joined by FSO Musicians

Remember and reflect on the brilliant stylings of the First Lady of Song in this jazzy pops tribute.

Patti Austin vocalist
Grammy award-winning Patti Austin has performed and recorded with Paul Simon, Michael Jackson, and George Benson, among others. In 2002 she released For Ella, featuring 11 of Ella’s most popular songs and an original tribute song. Patti holds an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music.

BCO Pops Sponsors:

Bruin Club of Genesee County, Elga Credit Union,
Hamilton Community Health Clinic, Mott Community College,
Mr. & Mrs. Dallas C. Dort

Patti Austin vocalist

Grammy award-winning Patti Austin has performed and recorded with Paul Simon, Michael Jackson, and George Benson, among others. In 2002 she released For Ella, featuring 11 of Ella's most popular songs and an original tribute song. Patti holds an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music.