View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Early Years" on Discogs. Ella Fitzgerald Featuring Louis Armstrong With Tin - Early years Audio CD - Brand New Sealed In Plastic! Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Ella Jane Fitzgerald (Ap – J) was an American jazz singer, sometimes referred to as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz". The collaborations between Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong have attracted much attention over the years. The artists were both widely known icons not. I kept coming across her work with Louis Armstrong, which just doesn't do it for me. As her voice got older she took fewer chances, and seemed to settle into. Fitzgerald, Ella, Webb, Chick - The Early Years, Part 1 - Music. I kept coming across her work with Louis Armstrong, which just doesn't do it. ELLA FITZGERALD Early Years ( Italian track CD album featuring Louis Armstrong, includes That Old Black Magic, Cheek To Cheek, Don't Be That Way and A. Ella Fitzgerald turned to singing after a troubled childhood and debuted at Fitzgerald produced great recordings with such artists as Louis Armstrong. Of all the solo performers Ella teamed with during this period, Louis Armstrong provided the most creative spark. We've included eight sides featuring Ella and. Louis Armstrong (August 4, – July 6, ), nicknamed Satchmo or be featured in extended trumpet solos, one of the first jazzmen to do this.