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 Pablo


Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Montreux ’77’ with the Tommy Flanagan Trio at the 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 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.

(Source Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Montreux ’77’ | The Official Web Site of Ella Fitzgerald)


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. […]

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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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