Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ with the Marty Paich Dek-tette (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Swings Lightly' is a studio album recorded on November 23-24, 1958, with the Marty Paich Dek-tette and released the same year by VerveTrack Listing : 1.Little White Lies (Walter Donaldson) - 02:31 . 2.You Hit The Spot (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) - 02:44 . 3.What'S Your Story, Morning Glory? (Jack Lawrence, Paul Francis Webster, Mary Lou Williams) - 02:38 . 4.Just You, Just…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book’ for Verve (1964)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book' is a studio album recorded on October 19–21, 1964, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.1 . Too Marvelous For Words (1965) Track Listing : 1.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) - 02:31 . 2.Early Autumn (Johnny Mercer, Ralph Burns) - 03:51 . 3.Day In, Day Out (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom)…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1965)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella at Duke's Place' is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve.1 . Côte D'Azur (w/ Duke Ellington) 2 . Imagine My Frustration (w/ Duke Ellington) Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) –…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Like Someone in Love' is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve.1 . There's A Lull In My Life 2 . More Than You Know (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . Like Someone In Love (w/ Andre Previn) Track Listing : 1.There'S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘At the Opera House’ in Los Angeles for Verve (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'At the Opera House' is a live album recorded on October 7, 1957 in Los Angeles and released in 1958 by Verve.1 . It's All Right With Me (w/ Nat King Cole ) 2 . April In Paris (1957) 3 . Goody Goody (Nat King Cole Show '57) Track Listing : 1.It'S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) - 02:45 . 2.Don'Cha Go Way Mad (Jimmy Mundy, Illinois Jacquet, Al Stillman) - 2:31 . 3.Bewitched,…

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ with an orchestra conducted by Marty Paich (1962)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Sings Broadway' is a studio album recorded on October 1–4, 1962 with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Marty Paich and released In 1963 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hernando'S Hideaway (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) - 03:17 . 2.If I Were A Bell (Frank Loesser) - 02:22 . 3.Warm All Over (Frank Loesser) - 02:46 . 4.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s songs (1980)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Abraça Jobim' is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981.1 . The Girl From Ipanema 2 . In Desafinado (TV Special, Sweden, 1963) 3 . One Note Samba 4 . Useless Landscape (Montreux, 1969) 5 . Useless Landscape (1971, Sao Paulo) Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Take Love Easy’ with Joe Pass (1973)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Take Love Easy' is a studio album recorded on August 28, 1973 with Joe Pass and released the same year by Pablo.1 . Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You (w/ Joe Pass 2 . Duets In Hannover (w/ Joe Pass, 1975 Track listing : . 1.Take Love Easy (Duke Ellington, John Latouche) – 04:36 . 2.O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:19 .…

Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald begin the recording of ‘Porgy and Bess’ for Verve (1957)

'Porgy and Bess' by Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald is a studio album recorded on August 18-19 & October 14, 1957 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Overture (George Gershwin) – 10:52 . 2.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 04:58 . 3.I Wants To Stay Here (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 04:38 . 4.My Man'S Gone Now (George…

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong record ‘Ella and Louis’ with the Oscar Peterson Quartet (1956)

'Ella and Louis' by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong is a studio album recorded on August 16, 1956 with the Oscar Peterson Quartet. Track Listing : 1.Can'T We Be Friends? (Paul James, Kay Swift) - 03:47 . 2.Isn'T This A Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) - 06:16 . 3.Moonlight In Vermont (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) - 03:42 . 4.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) -…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ in Chicago with the Lou Levy Trio (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Live at Mister Kelly's' is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve.1 . Cameo In "St. Louis Blues" (1958) 2 . I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (1958) 3 . Bewitched , Bothered & Bewildered (Nat King Cole Show1) Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) - 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George…

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook’ (1960)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook' is an album recorded between August 1, 1960 and January 14, 1961 with conductor Billy May and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 07:14 . 2.Let'S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 04:05 . 3.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:17 . 4.Between The Devil And The Deep…

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong record ‘Ella and Louis Again’ for Verve (1957)

'Ella and Louis Again' by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong is a studio (sequel to their 1956 'Ella and Louis') album recorded on July 23 & 31 and August 13, 1957 In 1957 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) - 05:01 . 2.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 03:59 . 3.They All Laughed (George…

Ella Fitzgerald records in studio ‘Whisper Not’ with the Marty Paich Orchestra (1966)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Whisper Not' is a studio album recorded on July 20, 1966 with the Marty Paich Orchestra and released in 1967 by Verve. 1 . Sweet Georgia Brown (w/ Duke Ellington) 2 . Old McDonald 3 . Lover Man Track listing : . 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:30 . 2.Whisper Not (Benny Golson, Leonard Feather) - 02:59 . 3.I Said No (Frank Loesser, Jule…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Montreux ’77’ with the Tommy Flanagan Trio at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1977)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Montreux '77' is a live album recorded on July 17, 1977 with the Tommy Flanagan Trio and released In 1977 by Pablo1 . My Man (Montreux Jazz Festival, 1977) 2 . You Are The Sunshine Of My Life 3 . I Ain't Got Nothin But The Blues (Montreux Jazz Festival, 1977) Track Listing : 1.Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) - 03:27 . 2.I Ain'T Got…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Basie!’ her first studio album with Count Basie and his Orchestra arranged by Quincy Jones (1963)

'Ella and Basie!' is the first studio album (recorded on July 16–17, 1963) by Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra playing arrangements by Quincy Jones and released in September 1963 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Honeysuckle Rose (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) - 02:42 . 2.'Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) - 02:40 . 3.Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall (Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts) - 03:20…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘A Perfect Match’ with the Count Basie Orchestra at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1979)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'A Perfect Match' is a live album recorded on July 12, 1979 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by PabloTrack Listing : 1.Please Don'T Talk About Me When I'M Gone (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) - 02:02 . 2.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:07 . 3.Some Other Spring (Arthur Herzog Jr., Irene…

Ella Fitzgerald ends the recording of ‘Get Happy!’ with various studio orchestras (1959)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Get Happy!' is an album recorded from July 24, 1957 till July 11, 1959 with various studio Orchestras and released in 1959 By Verve.1 . Like Young (1959) 2 . Cool Breeze (1983) 3 . Goodie Goodie 4 . You Turned The Tables On Me (w/ Joe Pass, Hannover, 1975) Track Listing : 1.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) - 02:36 . 2.Cheerful Little Earful…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book' is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records.1 . Côte d'Azur - I 2 . Côte d'Azur - II 3 . w/ Duke Ellington (1968) 4 . I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So 5 . sings In a Mellow Tone (w/ Oscar Peterson) 6 . It Don't Mean a thing (1974) 7 . Just a sittin…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Jazz at Santa Monica ’72’ with the Count Basie Orchestra (1972)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Jazz at Santa Monica '72' is a live album recorded on June 2, 1972 with the Tommy Flanagan trio and the Count Basie Orchestra and released on August 2, 1972 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Introductions By Norman Granz - 01:00 . 2.Basie Power (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:07 . 3.The Spirit Is Willing (Sammy Nestico) - 04:37 . 4.The Meetin' Time (Oliver Nelson) - 04:50 . 5.Blues In Hoss'S…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Oscar’ with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, live in Los Angeles (1975)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella and Oscar' is an album recorded with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, on May 19, 1975 and released .the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Mean To Me (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) - 03:30 . 2.How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:59 . 3.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 04:58 . 4.More Than You Know (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose,…

Singing With Ella Fitzgerald

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Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Sings Songs from ‘Let No Man Write My Epitaph” for Verve (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Sings Songs from 'Let No Man Write My Epitaph'' is an album recorded on April 14 - 19, 1960 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Black Coffee (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:27 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:27 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, Arthur Freed, Abe Lyman) - 03:26 . 4.I Can'T Give You Anything But Love, Baby (Dorothy Fields,…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in London’ at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella in London' is a live album recorded on April 11, 1974 at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club with a quartet and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:15 . 2.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:12 . 3.Ev'Ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) - 02:57 . 4.The Man I Love (G.…

Recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook’ is wrapped up today (1956)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook' is a studio album recorded between February 7 and March 27, 1956 with an orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.All Through The Night (Cole Porter) - 03:15 . 2.Anything Goes (Cole Porter) - 03:21 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) - 03:00 . 4.Too Darn Hot (Cole Porter) - 03:47 . 5.In The Still Of…

Verve start the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook’ (1958)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook' is a studio album recorded between March 13 & 19, 1958, with a studio orchestra conducted by Paul Weston and released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Face The Music And Dance (Irving Berlin) - 02:57 . 2.You'Re Laughing At Me (Irving Berlin) - 03:18 . 3.Let Yourself Go (Irving Berlin) - 02:20 . 4.You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin) -…

Today is the second session of Ella Fitzgerald recording the ‘Hello Dolly!’ album (1964)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Hello Dolly!' is a studio album recorded on March 3-4, April 7, 1964 and released in July 1964 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) - 02:55 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 03:48 . 3.Can'T Buy Me Love (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:39 . 4.The Sweetest Sounds (Richard Rodgers) - 02:08 . 5.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) - 03:56 . 6.My Man (Jacques…

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of the album ‘Hello, Love’ produced By Norman Granz (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Hello, Love' is a studio album recorded between March 3 and April 7, 1960 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.You Go To My Head (John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:38 . 2.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) - 04:03 . 3.I'M Thru With Love (Gus Kahn, Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck) - 03:48 . 4.Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year (Frank Loesser) - 03:20 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Berlin’ a live album for Verve (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella in Berlin' is a live album recorded on February 13, 1960, at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Gone With The Wind (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 02:25 . 2.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 02:38 . 3.The Lady Is A Tramp (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 02:40 . 4.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 03:42 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records with the Duke Ellington Orchestra : ‘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.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 .…