This award was presented to Ella Fitzgerald by The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), in 1958. It is a medium-brown stained wood base with a gold-tone gramophone on top and engraved metal plate. Jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald received this Grammy for either Best Vocal Performance, Female for the album, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book, or Best Jazz Performance, Individual for the album, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book. The metal plate is engraved:
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING
ARTS & SCIENCES – 1958
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