Ella Fitzgerald: Still Going Strong at 100
The First Lady of Song would have been 100 in April 2017- yet her music and her style are still known and still loved by generations.
Join the Boston Conservatory’s Chris Caggiano- a devoted scholar of the American Songbook, in a loving investigation of Ella’s life and legacy. You’ll leave humming.
Christopher Caggiano teaches theater courses in musical theater history and musical theater dance history and liberal arts courses in arts criticism at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Caggiano is the author of the popular theater blog Everything I Know I Learned From Musicals. He is a member of the Outer Critics Circle and the Drama League and is a founding member of the Independent Theater Bloggers Association (ITBA). Caggiano is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College.
A journalist, Caggiano spent 13 years as a reporter, writer, and editor at Inc.magazine. Following that, he was a senior writer at CMO magazine and senior editor for Deliver magazine. As a freelancer, Caggiano has written articles that have appeared in the Advocate and artscope, as well as on AmericanTheatre.org, TheaterMania.com, About.com, and ZEALnyc.com. Additionally, he has written the liner notes for the PS Classics releases Life Begins at 8:40 and Noël and Cole.