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A quite good overview at Ella Verve's period, more fit (of course) to newcomers and casual listeners rather than fans (who obviously owns already the separate releases) - though the presence of a handful of unreleased takes will make it mandatory for completists.

Notes

A quite good overview at Ella Verve's period, more fit (of course) to newcomers and casual listeners rather than fans (who obviously owns already the separate releases) - though the presence of a handful of unreleased takes will make it mandatory for completists.

Notes

A quite good overview at Ella Verve's period, more fit (of course) to newcomers and casual listeners rather than fans (who obviously owns already the separate releases) - though the presence of a handful of unreleased takes will make it mandatory for completists.

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-22 01:31 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Perdido
8:29
2 Lullaby of Birdland
2:27
3 Too Young for the Blues
3:16
4 Too Darn Hot
3:49
5 Miss Otis Regrets
3:04
6 April in Paris
4:43
7 Undecided
3:44
8 Can't We Be Friends?
3:48
9 Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
7:05
10 Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'
3:35
11 I'm Just a Lucky So and So
4:15
12 Air Mail Special
4:21
13 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
2:22
14 Baby, Don't You Go 'way Mad
2:37
15 Angel Eyes
3:22
16 I Won't Dance
4:45
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Summertime
4:57
2 Oh, Lady Be Good
4:04
3 More Than You Know
3:17
4 Lush Life
3:40
5 Blue Skies
3:46
6 Swingin' Shepherd Blues
2:42
7 These Foolish Things
3:35
8 Travelin' Light
3:13
9 You're an Old Smoothie
2:48
10 Makin' Whoopee
3:46
11 How Long Has This Been Going On?
3:48
12 Detour Ahead
3:22
13 Mack the Knife
5:09
14 How High the Moon?
7:20
15 Black Coffee
3:30
16 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
2:46
17 Get Happy
3:33
18 Heart and Soul
3:35
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 (If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have to Swing It (a.k.a. Mr. Paganini)
4:06
2 A Night in Tunisia
4:09
3 I Can't Get Started
3:33
4 Don't Be That Way
3:49
5 After You've Gone
4:12
6 Hernando's Hideaway
3:21
7 A Fine Romance
2 3:39
8 'Deed I Do
2:46
9 Hear Me Talkin' to Ya
3:04
10 Can't Buy Me Love
2:39
11 Day in, Day Out
2:57
12 Something's Gotta Give
2:35
13 Here's That Rainy Day
3:36
14 (I've Got) Something to Live For
3:38
15 You've Changed
3:18
16 Jazz Samba
5:50
17 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
7:12

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Richard Rodgers (1940) (track 9)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
Lorenz Hart (1940) (track 9)
writer:
Biff Jones (track 3)
Charles Meyer (track 3)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1973-07-05) (track 13)
later translated versions:
later versions:
En slump (track 9)
live recording of:
A-Tisket, A-Tasket (1973-07-05) (track 13)
part of:
Pal Joey (track 9)
recording of:
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey) (track 9)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1960-07-15 – 1960-07-16) (track 16)
trumpet:
Don Fagerquist (1958) (track 9)
Al Porcino (1958) (track 9)
drums:
Gus Johnson (track 13)
Mel Lewis (1958) (track 9)
guitar:
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (track 13)
bass:
Wilfred Middlebrooks (jazz bassist) (track 13)
Joe Mondragon (1958) (track 9)
alto saxophone:
Bud Shank (1958) (track 9)
piano:
Paul Smith (jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (track 13)
Lou Levy (1958) (track 9)
baritone saxophone:
Med Flory (1958) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Bob Enevoldsen (1958) (track 9)
Bill Holman (1958) (track 9)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1958) (track 9)
valve trombone:
Bob Enevoldsen (1958) (track 9)
arranger:
Frank De Vol (track 16)
Paul Weston (1958) (track 5)
composer:
Moe Koffman (Canadian jazz flautist and saxophonist) (track 6)
Kurt Weill (track 13)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 5)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (tracks 16, 16)
conductor:
Paul Weston (1958) (track 5)
Frank De Vol (1960-07-15 – 1960-07-16) (track 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 5)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (track 13)
Ella Fitzgerald (1958) (track 5)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 13)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 5)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (tracks 16, 16)
orchestra:
Frank De Vol Orchestra (1960-07-15 – 1960-07-16) (track 16)
performer:
Paul Weston & His Orchestra (1958) (track 5)
producer:
Norman Granz (track 5)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 13)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 1)
Ella Fitzgerald (1958) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Columbia Studios in New York, New York, United States (1960-07-15 – 1960-07-16) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Blue Skies (1958) (track 5)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1960-02-13) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Let It Snow (tracks 16, 16)
later versions:
Lass es schnei’n (tracks 16, 16)
recording of:
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (1960-07-15 – 1960-07-16) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 5)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 16, 16)
translated version of:

CD 3

trumpet:
Sonny Cohn (1963-07-15) (track 8)
drums:
Gus Johnson (track 2)
Sonny Payne (1963-07-15) (track 8)
flute:
Frank Wess (1963-07-15) (track 8)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (track 2)
Freddie Green (1963-07-15) (track 8)
double bass:
Joe Mondragon (track 2)
Buddy Catlett (1963-07-15) (track 8)
alto saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1963-07-15) (track 8)
Marshall Royal (1963-07-15) (track 8)
piano:
Lou Levy (track 2)
Count Basie (1963-07-15) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Charlie Fowlkes (1963-07-15) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
Eric Dixon (1963-07-15) (track 8)
trombone:
Henry Coker (1963-07-15) (track 8)
Urbie Green (1963-07-15) (track 8)
Grover Mitchell (1963-07-15) (track 8)
Benny Powell (1963-07-15) (track 8)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 8)
Nelson Riddle (track 7)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 2)
Frank Paparelli (track 2)
Fred Rose (track 8)
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
Jerome Kern (1936) (tracks 7, 7)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1963) (track 7)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 7)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1963) (track 7)
Ella Fitzgerald (1963-07-15) (track 8)
lyricist:
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
Jon Hendricks (track 2)
Walter Hirsch (track 8)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (tracks 7, 7)
performer:
producer:
Norman Granz (track 7)
recorded by:
Val Valentin (track 8)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (track 2)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 7, 7)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 2)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1963-07-15) (track 8)
cover recording of:
A Fine Romance (1963) (track 7)
’Deed I Do (1963-07-15) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Moi sans toi (track 8)
Yö Turengissa (track 2)
recording of:
A Fine Romance (track 7)
A Night in Tunisia (vocal version) (1961-06-22 – 1961-06-23) (track 2)
version of:
Night in Tunisia (instrumental) (track 2)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000046PE [info]