Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’ is a live album recorded on February 7, 1966 with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1984 by Pablo.

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Track Listing : 1.Imagine My Frustration (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Gerald Wilson) – 05:13 . 2.Duke’S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) – 04:43 . 3.Satin Doll (Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:08 . 4.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 04:04 . 5.Wives And Lovers (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 02:11 . 6.Só Danço Samba (Jazz Samba) (Vinícius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 04:14 . 7.Let’S Do It (Let’S Fall In Love) (Cole Porter) – 04:09 . 8.Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?) (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) – 04:50 . 9.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) – 05:01

Musicians : Ella Fitzgerald — Vocals . Duke Ellington — Piano On (1 – 2 – 9), Bandleader . Duke Ellington Orchestra – Band . Cat Anderson – Trumpet . Burt Bacharach – Composer . Lawrence Brown – Trombone . Harry Carney – Sax (Baritone), Saxophone . Joe Comfort – Bass On (3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8) . Chuck Connors – Trombone . Buster Cooper – Trombone . Mercer Ellington – Trumpet . Paul Gonsalves – Sax (Tenor), Saxophone . Jimmy Hamilton – Clarinet, Sax (Tenor), Saxophone . Johnny Hodges – Sax (Alto), Saxophone . Gus Johnson – Drums On (3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8) . Herb Jones – Trumpet . Jimmy Jones – Piano On (3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8) . John Lamb – Bass . Russell Procope – Sax (Alto), Saxophone . Cootie Williams – Trumpet . Sam Woodyard – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz . Eric Miller – Mastering . Greg Fulginiti – Mastering

Package : Norman Granz – Design, Liner Notes, Photography . Sheldon Marks – Design

Recorded D On February 7, 1966.

Released 1984 By Pablo.

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chrismass61 @ RateYourMusic
Her version of “Lover Man” could not be more different from Billie Holiday’s, but hers is technically perfect. “Cotton Tail” is an ultra-speedy demonstration of scat singing. […]

allmusic
In addition to Gonsalves, Ellington regulars like Johnny Hodges and Cootie Williams also contribute some fine solos. While maybe not as essential as Ella’s Verve songbooks, The Stockholm Concert is still a must for any serious Fitzgerald fan. […]

PDB @ Amazon
Wow! If you’re reading this review because you’re in two minds about whether to buy a copy of the Stockholm Concert, let me cut right to the chase: buy it. If you’re trying to decide between this and another CD of Ella’s, then take this one (and buy the other next week). […]

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