On the occasion of International Jazz Day and to celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday, the U.S. Embassy in Paris presents a pubic concert at Parc de La Villette with all female jazz vocal trio Sweet System whose exciting new arrangements of Ella’s most famous songs and scats add intricate harmonies and style to the swinging sound of The First Lady of Song’s legacy.
"Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved. Everybody needs to clap hands and be happy. Everybody longs for faith. In music, especially this broad category called Jazz, there is a stepping stone towards all of these." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.