EARS presents ONE-ON-ONE WITH
The First Lady Of Children's Music
IN CONVERSATION WITH RALPH COVERT
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH 7pm-10pm
1328 W Morse Ave., Chicago, IL 60626
EARS is presents this Smithsonian Folkways recording artist who has been recording for 58 years. A multi-cultural artist/educator, she was the first African-American woman to host a major educational television program; a 2004 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner; ASCAP’s 1999 Lifetime Award recipient. Having recently reached her 90th birthday, Ella is not slowing down witnessed by released two all-new CD's earlier this year.
One-On-One With Ella is a live conversation between Ms. Jenkins and Ralph Covert, creator of Ralph’s World. They will discuss the intricacies of recording for children and how technological advances have altered the recording process. They will also use their own instruments to demonstrate various techniques and musical concepts. Sound engineers, music aficionados and educators alike will delight in this opportunity to see, hear, experience and talk to the First Lady of Children’s Music.