Ella Fitzgerald The Best of Ella Fitzgerald - 20th Century Masters / Millennium Collection

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The Best of Ella Fitzgerald - 20th Century
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CD Details

  • Released: January 28, 2003
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Hip-O Records

Tracks:

  • 1.A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  • 2.Dream A Little Dream Of Me
  • 3.But Not For Me
  • 4.Undecided
  • 5.I'm Just A Lucky So And So
  • 6.Lullaby Of Birdland
  • 7.You'll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini), Parts 1 & 2
  • 8.Hard Hearted Hannah
  • 9.Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
  • 10.Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
  • 11.A Fine Romance
  • 12.Blues In The Night

Product Description:

Personnel: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals); Louis Armstrong (vocals, trumpet); Chick Webb Orchestra, Sy Oliver Orchestra, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Billy May Orchestra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
Compilation producers: Andy McKaie, Dana Smart.
Recorded between 1938 & 1963. Includes liner note by Joseph F. Laredo.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
This is part of Universal Records "20th Century Masters The Millenium Collection" series.
Liner Note Author: Joseph F. Laredo.
Recording information: 05/02/1938-01/05/1963.
This budget-priced 12-song compilation provides the listener a quick introduction to the work of Ella Fitzgerald. The collection focuses mainly on her work in the 1950s for Verve but also includes her 1938 hit for Decca, "A-Tisket A-Tasket," the 1939 song "Undecided," her 1949 recording of "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So," and two tracks from the early '60s: "A Fine Romance" from 1963's The Jerome Kern Song Book and "Blues in the Night" from 1961's Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book. The songs from the 1950s are thought by many to be Ella's best work, and her duets with Louis Armstrong are considered right near the top. The two jazz giants recorded "Dream a Little Dream of Me" in 1950. Other highlights from the 1950s are her reworking of an earlier hit, "You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini), Pts. 1 & 2" from 1952 with Sy Oliver's big band, her sweet take on "But Not for Me" from 1950's Ella Sings Gershwin, and the beautiful "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" from 1957's triumphant Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book. The disc is nowhere near comprehensive but gives a good idea why Ella is so revered and would make a decent first purchase for the Ella neophyte with a limited budget. ~ Tim Sendra
Universal Music 20th Century Masters

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  • Sales Rank: 92,966
  • UPC: 044006988627
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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