Much like "Beatles versus Stones" among rock fans, "Billie versus 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? 🎤
Best female jazz vocalist: Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald?
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