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GREAT PERFORMANCES | We Love Ella! | Mancini & Duke | PBS

Duration: 09:06

GREAT PERFORMANCES presents We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song, premiering Wednesday, June 6 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). For more information visit www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/shows/e...

This web-exclusive video features concert footage from the broadcast and interviews with singer Monica Mancini and pianist George Duke, who performed in an all-star event commemorating what would have been the 90 birthday of America's beloved "First Lady of Song."

This once-in-a-lifetime concert, co-hosted by Natalie Cole and Quincy Jones, included Ella-inspired performances by Stevie Wonder, Patti Austin, Nancy Wilson, American Idol Ruben Studdard, Jon Faddis, and more.

One of the longest-running performing arts anthologies on television, the award-winning GREAT PERFORMANCES series presents the best in music, dance and theater. The series is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts, public television viewers, and PBS. Major corporate funding is provided by UBS.



Post Date: June 4, 2007