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) – 03:02 . 5.Dites-Moi (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 02:30 . 6.I Could Have Danced All Night (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 02:22 . 7.Show Me (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 02:22 . 8.No Other Love (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 02:20 . 9.Steam Heat (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) – 03:27 . 10.Whatever Lola Wants (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) – 03:13 . 11.Guys And Dolls (Frank Loesser) – 02:21 . 12.Somebody Somewhere (Frank Loesser) – 03:12

Musicians : Ella Fitzgerald – Vocals . Marty Paich – Conductor

Production : Produced By Norman Granz . Val Valentin – Engineer

Package : Benny Green – Liner Notes . David Hajdu – Liner Notes . Hollis King – Art Direction

Recorded On October 1–4, 1962.

Released In 1963 By Verve.

(Source Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ | The Official Web Site of Ella Fitzgerald)


“If I Were a Bell” is fairly swinging; while the swinging “Almost Like Being in Love” is clearly the gem of the date, although both songs feature a distracting backup vocal group that should have been omitted. […]

1969SL @ RateYourMusic
The fact that this album dissapeared without a trace for decades after release could have something with the fact that “Decca” was blamed for Fitzgerald’s novelty-days and listeners did not want her to record BY THE SAME,expecting her to continue exploring great american composers. […]

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Ella Sings Broadway’


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