Ella Fitzgerald

Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book + 14 Bonus (EJC 55641)

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Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book + 14 Bonus

Ella Fitzgerald

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 141653

EJC 55641

JAZZ

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Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book + 14 Bonus

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CD 12,39 €

2 CD-SET

INCLUDES 14 BONUS TRACKS

This edition presents the complete classic double album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Song Book (Verve MGV-4002-2). The second of the celebrated song books recorded by Ella and one of the best vocal jazz albums ever made, it was arranged and conducted by Buddy Bregman (as was its predecessor, Ella’s Cole Porter Song Book). As a bonus, all other existing Ella/Buddy Bregman collaborations outside of the Cole Porter collection, as well as rarely heard singles by the singer taped during the same period.

PERSONNEL:

ELLA FITZGERALD, vocals on all tracks

Orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman.
Collective personnel: Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad
Gozzo, Ray Linn (tp),
Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), Vince DeRosa (flhrn),
George Roberts (b-tb), Bud Shank, Maurice Stein, Bob Cooper, Ted Nash (saxes, fl),
Chuck Gentry (bar), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), among others.
Los Angeles, August 21-31, 1956.

BONUS TRACKS:

CD2 [13]: From the same sessions but not included on the original LP.
CD2 [14-18]: Ella Fitzgerald with the Buddy Bregman Orchestra.
Los Angeles, January 25, 1956.
CD2 [19]: Ella Fitzgerald with the Buddy Bregman Orchestra.
Los Angeles, March 27, 1956.
CD2 [20]: Ella Fitzgerald with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
Los Angeles, c.1956.
CD2 [21-22]: Ella Fitzgerald with the Russell Garcia Orchestra.
Los Angeles, January 14, 1957.
CD2 [23-24]: Ella Fitzgerald (vcl), Lou Levy (p, celeste), Max Bennett (b), Gus Johnson (d), Dick Hyman (organ on 24 only).
Los Angeles, July 1, 1958.
CD2 [25-26]: Ella Fitzgerald with the Marty Paich DekTette.
Los Angeles, November 23, 1958.

INCLUDES 20-PAGE BOOKLET

CD1: Total Time: 78:40:

01 Have You Met Miss Jones?
02 You Took Advantage Of Me
03 A Ship Without A Sail
04 To Keep My Love Alive
05 Dancing On The Ceiling
06 The Lady Is A Tramp
07 With A Song In My Heart
08 Manhattan
09 Johnny One Note
10 I Wish I Were In Love Again
11 Spring Is Here
12 It Never Entered My Mind
13 This Can’t Be Love
14 Thou Swell
15 My Romance
16 Where Or When
17 Little Girl Blue
18 Give It Back To The Indians
19 Ten Cents A Dance
20 There’s A Small Hotel
21 I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
22 Ev’rything I’ve Got
23 I Could Write A Book

CD2: Total Time: 79:24:

01 The Blue Room
02 My Funny Valentine
03 Bewitched
04 Mountain Greenery
05 Wait Till You See Her
06 Lover
07 Isn’t It Romantic?
08 Here In My Arms
09 Blue Moon
10 My Heart Stood Still
11 I’ve Got Five Dollars
12 Lover [Mono Take]
13 The Silent Treatment
14 Stay There
15 The Sun Forgot To Shine This Morning
16 Too Young For The Blues [Alternate Take]
17 Too Young For The Blues
18 It’s Only A Man
19 (The End Of) A Beautiful Friendship
20 Beale Street Blues
21 Hear My Heart
22 Hotta Chocolatta
23 Your Red Wagon
24 Trav’lin’ Light
25 Oh, What A Night For Love
26 Dreams Are Made For Children