Best female jazz vocalist: Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald? | The Tylt
Much like "Beatles vs. Stones" among rock fans, "Billie vs. Ella" is a never-ending debate in the jazz world. Ella Fitzgerald is famed for her technical virtuosity, three-octave vocal range and brilliant scat singing. Billie Holiday lacked Ella's range, but made up for it with the raw emotion in her delicate contralto and the originality of her sound. They're both brilliant—but who do you think was better? Read more and vote below! 🎤
Best female jazz vocalist: Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald?