Ella Fitzgerald

The First Lady of Song (772258 LP)

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The First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald

Waxtime

8436559465670

LPS 156198

772258 LP

JAZZ

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LP 12,39 €

180 Gram HIGH-DEFINITION PREMIUM VINYL PRESSING FOR SUPER FIDELITY

INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS

This release puts together various sessions presenting Ella as the main singer backed by various orchestras and instrumental groups originally released on the album The First Lady of Song (Decca DL-8695), along with some other tracks from the same sessions added as a bonus.

ELLA FITZGERALD, vocals on all tracks, plus:

[A1-A3] & [A7]: TOOTS CAMARATA And His Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Charlie Shavers, Dale “Mickey” McMickle (tp),
  • Will Bradley, Frank Saracco, Cutty Cutshall, Ward Silloway (tb),
  • Al Howard, Hymie Schertzer (as), Al Klink, Harold Feldman (ts),
  • Don Abney (p), Al Casamenti (g), Eddie Safranski (b),
  • Jimmy Crawford (d), Janet Putnam (harp), Toots Camarata (cond)
  • plus unknown string section. New York, August 5, 1955.

[A4], [A8] & [B7-B8]: SY OLIVER´s Orchestra:

  • Bernie Privin, Tony Faso, Paul Webster (tp),
  • Henderson Chambers (tb), Milt Yaner, Sid Cooper (as),
  • Jerry Jerome, Al Klink (ts), Hank Jones (p),
  • Everett Barksdale (g), Ray Brown (b), Jimmy Crawford (d),
  • Sy Oliver (cond).
  • New York, March 6, 1950.

[A5]: SY OLIVER´s Orchestra:

  • Jimmy Nottingham, Taft Jordan, Charlie Shavers (tp),
  • Frank Saracco, Jack Satterfield (tb),
  • George Dorsey, Bill Holcombe (as), Sam “The Man” Taylor (ts),
  • Dave McRae (bar), Dave Martin (p), Everett Barksdale (g)
  • Sandy Block (b), Jimmy Crawford (d), Lawrence Rivera (bgo).
  • New York, December 23, 1953.

[A6]:

  • Illinois Jacquet (ts), Sir Charles Thompson (org),
  • Hank Jones (p), Hy White (g), John Simmons (b), J.C. Heard (d)
  • plus strings & orchestra.
  • New York, December 23, 1947

[B1]: LEROY KIRKLAND´s Orchestra

  • Phil Kraus (vib), Hank Jones (p), Hy White (g), George Duvivier (b),
  • Stan Kane (d), Leroy Kirkland (dir), among others.
  • New York, August 11-13, 1952.

[B2]: TOOTS CAMARATA & His Orchestra:

  • Will Bradley, Frank Saracco, Cutty Cutshall (tb),
  • Dick Moore, Lester Salomon (fhr), Hymie Schertzer (as),
  • Don Abney (cel), Dick Hyman (p), Barry Galbraith (g),
  • Sandy Block (b), Phil Kraus (d), Toots Camarata (cond)
  • plus unknown vcl chorus. New York, August 1, 1955.

[B3]: The ANDY LOVE QUINTET plus BOB HAGGART & His Orchestra:

  • Andy Ferretti, Chris Griffin, Bob Peck (tp),
  • Will Bradley, Jack Satterfield, Fred Ohms (tb),
  • Ernie Caceres (bar), Stan Freeman (p), Danny Perri (g),
  • Bob Haggart (b, cond), Morey Feld (d).
  • New York, March 19, 1947

[B4] & [B6]: SY OLIVER´s Orchestra:

  • Taft Jordan, Jimmy Nottingham, Charlie Shavers (tp),
  • Henderson Chambers, Frank Saracco (tb),
  • Art Baker, George Dorsey (as),
  • Sam “The Man” Taylor, Mel Tait (ts), Manny Albam (bar),
  • Hank Jones (p), Everett Barksdale (g),
  • George Duvivier (b), Jimmy Crawford (d).
  • New York, February 13, 1953.

[B5]: SY OLIVER´s Orchestra:

  • Taft Jordan, Bernie Privin, Carl Poole (tp),
  • Henderson Chambers, Frank Saracco (tb),
  • Milt Yaner, Hymie Schertzer (as), Al Klink, Fred Williams (ts),
  • Stewart Blake (bar), Hank Jones (p), Everett Barksdale (g)
  • Sandy Block (b), Johnny Blowers (d), Sy Oliver (arr, cond).
  • New York, July 18, 1951."

"Recording Date"

SIDE A:

  • 01. MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE
  • 02. THE IMPATIENT YEARS
  • 03. BUT NOT LIKE MINE
  • 04. I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING
  • 05. AN EMPTY BALLROOM
  • 06. YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME
  • 07. THE TENDER TRAP *
  • 08. SOLID AS A ROCK *

SIDE B:

  • 01. ELLA’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE BLUES
  • 02. A SATISFIED MIND
  • 03. THAT’S MY DESIRE
  • 04. CARELESS
  • 05. GIVE A LITTLE, GET A LITTLE
  • 06. BLUE LOU
  • 07. SUGAR FOOT RAG *
  • 08. PEAS AND RICE *