Legendary Broadcasts (Live) (2-CD)

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Item:  SYE 1038412
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: June 10, 2008
  • Label: Storyville Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Theme: A-Tisket, A-Tisket
  • 2.Traffic Jam
  • 3.A Lover Is Blue
  • 4.Dodgin' the Dean
  • 5.'Tain't What You Do
  • 6.Confessin'
  • 7.Blue Lou
  • 8.What's the Matter with Me?
  • 9.I Want the Waiter
  • 10.Let's Get Together
  • 11.Theme: A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  • 12.Limehouse Blues
  • 13.This Changing World
  • 14.Oh, Johnny, Oh!
  • 15.Diga Diga Do
  • 16.Thank Your Stars
  • 17.Take It from the Top
  • 18.Vagabond Dreams
  • 19.Break 'Em Down
  • 20.Closing Theme: Let's Get Together

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Hold On
  • 2.It Had to Be You
  • 3.Summertime
  • 4.Sleighride in July
  • 5.The Sheik of Araby
  • 6.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • 7.Enchantment
  • 8.I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  • 9.Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • 10.Which of the Great 48
  • 11.Hold On
  • 12.Hold On
  • 13.I'm Beginning to See the Light
  • 14.Trummin' on a Riff
  • 15.I Didn't Know About You
  • 16.Bugle Call Rag
  • 17.He's Funny That Way
  • 18.Night Music
  • 19.Rosetta
  • 20.St. Louis Blues
  • 21.I'm Gonna See My Baby
  • 22.Hold On
  • 23.Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
  • 24.At Home with a Gnome
  • 25.Stompin' at the Savoy
  • 26.Evalina
  • 27.Hold On

Product Description:

Personnel: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals); Teddy McRae (baritone, tenor saxophone); John Truehart, Remo Palmieri (guitar); Albert Hall (strings); Eddie Barefield (clarinet); Paul Ricci, Nick Ciazza, Ernie Caceres, Hank D'Amico (woodwinds); Chris Griffin , Roy Eldridge, Yank Lawson, Billy Butterfield, Jimmy Maxwell, Charlie Shavers (trumpet); Ward Silloway , Tommy Dorsey , Will Bradley, George Matthews , Trummy Young (trombone); Ram Ramirez, Teddy Wilson, Earl Hines (piano); Red Norvo (vibraphone); Beverly Peer (bass instrument); Cozy Cole, Specs Powell, Bill Beason (drum); Nat Story, Sandy Williams (unknown instrument); Edgar Sampson, Alan Feldman.
Arrangers: Edgar Sampson; Alan Feldman; Paul Baron; Teddy McRae.
In the dark days before television, concerts were broadcast on the radio. Sometimes from a club or a concert hall, sometimes from a studio with no audience, but the music was still live. These shows often never made it to records. In the period when these performances were recorded (1940-45), two of the most popular jazz singers in America were Ella Fitzgerald and Mildred Bailey. Fitzgerald, with her dazzling technique and clear-as-a-bell enunciation, would go on to global lifelong fame. Mildred Bailey, with her somewhat more demure and duskier style, would be unfortunately mostly forgotten after 1950 (though she is still beloved by a cult following to this day). These BROADCASTS, with their relatively fine audio quality, present two great singers, one at the dawn of her career, the other in the twilight of hers.

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  • UPC: 717101841226
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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