The backing, with the Oscar Peterson Trio and Louis Bellson substituting for Buddy Rich, remains, as in the first album, quiet, discreet, swinging. In this wonderful collection we can find the legacy of this immortal duet including all their key tracks and also some rarities that connoisseurs will surely appreciate. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm 3:09 08. That Old Black Magic 02:30 08. Norman Granz, serious and to the point, introduced the musicians. Cheek To Cheek 5:51 13.
Don't Be That Way 4:57 06. Can't We Be Friends 3:45 03. It Might As Well Be Spring 02:42 03. Mack the Knife was the moment to give the inventory of a host of her friends and she surpassed herself with her take of Satchmo. The songs of this recording conjure up bygone days, with listeners in the 21st century being offered a highly personal homage to one of the most successful periods in the 100-year history of jazz! Under A Blanket Of Blue 4:16 16. You could count on Ella, always resourceful, always entertaining. By now, it was the end of the party, and true to herself, the hostess-with-the-mostest saw her guests out with a version of Saint Louis Blues that was as festive as it was electrifying.
You'll Have To Swing It Mr. Lou Levy had long been accompanying Ella. Thanks For The Memory 02:28 02. Ella Fitzgerald — Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! The quartet took the stage with the singer herself. Love Is Here To Stay 3:58 05. A Foggy Day 4:30 04.
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off 4:12 12. In her fresh, almost girlish voice and that hint of characteristic impertinence, she launched into Too Close for Comfort, followed by On a Slow Boat to China. Lover, Come Back To Me 02:01 10. But the two of them have no problem finding common ground on Ella and Louis Again, which is primarily a collection of vocal duets with the backing of a solid rhythm section led by pianist Oscar Peterson. Moonlight In Vermont 3:40 14. Autumn In New York 5:57 09. She also sang with Ellington, Sinatra, Basie, Louis Armstrong, and jazz guitar ace Joe Pass.
Ranging from the melancholy of Heart and Soul to her teasing in the midst of Lorelei, when she announced that she was about to strip, overall she was witty, dynamic and rousing. Tenderly 5:06 If there are no links - - And write a link to the album. I Won't Dance 4:45 07. The pieces had to be kept short because she had to see that all the members of the public were served. The performance was quite the opposite of what took place in a recording studio. Fitzgerald settled in as if she were in her living room, welcoming each spectator like a privileged guest and each song she sang, a gracefully proffered glass of champagne.
The album was the only songbook collection Ella recorded that concentrates on the work of a lyricist instead of a composer. Taking A Chance On Love 03:08 07. Stompin' At The Savoy 4:45 10. Old Devil Moon 02:59 09. They Can't Take That Way From Me 4:37 15. A Fine Romance 3:51 11.
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea 02:17 11. The album has been inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame to recognize its significance. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! I Can't Get Started 03:06 05. By now the singer had the audience firmly in the palm of her hand. Fitzgerald was one of the few jazz vocalists whose appeal stretched across decades and generations, garnering both critical and popular acclaim. .
You'll Never Know 03:09 04. That was the moment the audience had been waiting for — everyone knew that the ensuing scat would be captivating. . . . . .
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