Annotation

I have uploaded scans because they match to release's cat. number and barcode. However, covers and medium are made in West Germany, while this is US release.

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-03 09:46 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Porgy & Bess: Overture
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 10:52
2 Porgy & Bess: Summertime
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:59
3 Porgy & Bess: I Wants to Stay Here
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:37
4 Porgy & Bess: My Man's Gone Now
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:02
5 Porgy & Bess: I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 3:52
6 Porgy & Bess: The Buzzard Song
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:58
7 Porgy & Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 5:29
8 Porgy & Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 6:35
9 Porgy & Bess: What You Want Wid Bess?
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:01
10 Porgy & Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:48
11 Porgy & Bess: Oh, Doctor Jesus
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:02
12 Porgy & Bess: Medley: Here Comes the Honeyman / Crab Man / Oh, Dey's So Fresh and Fine (Strawberry Woman)
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 3:30
13 Porgy & Bess: There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:55
14 Porgy & Bess: Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:37
15 Porgy & Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on My Way!
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:57

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
violin:
Victor Arno (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Victor Arno (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
trumpet:
Frank Beach (trombone, trumpet) (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Frank Beach (trombone, trumpet) (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
drums:
Alvin Stoller (1957) (track 5)
Alvin Stoller (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Alvin Stoller (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
guitar:
Tony Rizzi (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Tony Rizzi (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
double bass:
Joe Mondragon (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Joe Mondragon (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
piano:
Paul Smith (jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1957) (track 5)
Paul Smith (jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Paul Smith (jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
trombone:
Buddy Childers (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Buddy Childers (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Vincent DeRosa (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–12, 12–15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935) (tracks 4–8)
conductor:
Russell Garcia (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Russell Garcia (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 9–15)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 2, 4–5, 5–10, 12, 12–15)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 2, 4–5, 5–10, 12, 12–15)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1957) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957) (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-08-18) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8)
Louis Armstrong (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 10, 12–15)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (tracks 3–4, 6, 9, 11–12)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 2)
arrangements:
It Ain't Necessarily So (for piano and violin, arr. Heifetz) (track 8)
Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 10)
Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 7)
Porgy and Bess: My Man's Gone Now (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 4)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 2)
Summertime (track 2)
The Bones of You (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
part of:
Porgy and Bess (tracks 1, 5)
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 2, 4, 10, 12)
Porgy and Bess: Act II (tracks 3, 5–9, 11–12)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 13–15)
recording of:
I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' (Porgy and Bess) (track 5)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1957-08-18) (track 2)
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Here come de honey man” (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (track 12)
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene II. “My man’s gone now” (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (track 4)
Porgy and Bess: Overture (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (track 1)
Porgy and Bess: “Oh, Doctor Jesus” (this title appears several times in Act II) (1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:

Release

lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
ASIN: US: B0000046Z5 [info]