Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Montreux ’77’

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Montreux ’77’ is a live album recorded on July 17, 1977 with the Tommy Flanagan Trio and released In 1977 by Pablo

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Track Listing : 1.Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 03:27 . 2.I Ain’T Got Nothin’ But The Blues (Duke Ellington, Don George) – 04:07 . 3.My Man (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollack, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain) – 03:48 . 4.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 02:30 . 5.Day By Day (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) – 01:46 . 6.Ordinary Fool (Paul Williams) – 03:20 . 7.One Note Samba (Jon Hendricks, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca) – 06:26 . 8.I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond) – 04:31 . 9.Billie’S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 04:49 . 10.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) – 03:53

Musicians : Ella Fitzgerald – Vocals . Tommy Flanagan – Piano . Keter Betts – Bass . Bobby Durham – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz . Phil Delancie – Mastering

Package : Phil Carroll – Art Direction . Giuseppe Pino – Photography

Recorded On July 17, 1977 At The Montreux Jazz Festival.

Released In 1977 By Pablo.

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allmusic
she sounds pretty strong at times, mostly singing veteran ballads but also getting hot on “Billie’s Bounce.” It’s not essential but worth checking out. […]

Ramblin’ Rob @ Amazon
Of special interest is One Note Samba, a wonderful examble of Ella’s very bouncy scat techniques. Although, it should be noted that the ENTIRE CD is great. Ella’s talent shines through. […]

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Montreux ’77’

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