Ella Fitzgerald

The 1961 Amsterdam Concert (4569915)

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The 1961 Amsterdam Concert

Ella Fitzgerald

Solar Records

8436028699858

SOL 130416

4569915

JAZZ

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The 1961 Amsterdam Concert

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CD 8,25 €

FOR FIRST TIME ON CD!

This release presents a never before heard live performance by the great Ella Fitzgerald, recorded live in Amsterdam in 1961. She is backed here by her usual group of that period, featuring pianist Lou Levy, guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Wilfred Middlebrooks, and drummer Gus Johnson. As a bonus, the only two surviving songs from a 1953 Carnegie Hall set by Ella, both of which appear here on CD for the first time ever.

ELLA FITZGERALD, vocals
LOU LEVY, piano
HERB ELLIS, guitar
WILFRED MIDDLEBROOKS, bass
GUS JOHNSON, drums

Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland, February 18, 1961.

*Bonus Tracks: For The First Time On Cd!
Ella Fitzgerald (voc)
Raymond Tunia (p)
Ray Brown (b)
Buddy Rich (d).

Carnegie Hall, New York, September 19, 1953.

Tracks:
01 Announcement by Norman Granz
02 Blues [instrumental feature]
03 Too Close For Comfort
04 On A Slow Boat To China
05 How Long Has This Been Going On
06 Heart And Soul
07 You’re Driving Me Crazy
08 That Old Black Magic
09 Lover, Come Back To Me
10 My Funny Valentine
11 I’ve Got A Crush On You
12 Lorelei
13 Mr. Paganini
14 Mack The Knife
15 St. Louis Blues
16 My Bill*
17 Why Don’t You Do Right? *
Total Time: 61:45