Best of the BBC Vaults [CD/DVD w/Bonus Tracks] by Ella Fitzgerald | 5065001566103 | CD | Barnes & Noble
Best of the BBC Vaults [CD/DVD w/Bonus Tracks]

Best of the BBC Vaults [CD/DVD w/Bonus Tracks]

by Ella Fitzgerald
     
 

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Ella Fitzgerald's passionate phrasing, ability to scat-sing notes like an instrument, affinity with jazz, and uncanny ability to bring a composer's song to life from the inside-out in her ballad interpretations made her one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. This archival two-disc set (one CD and one DVD) collects unreleased recordings and performances

Overview

Ella Fitzgerald's passionate phrasing, ability to scat-sing notes like an instrument, affinity with jazz, and uncanny ability to bring a composer's song to life from the inside-out in her ballad interpretations made her one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. This archival two-disc set (one CD and one DVD) collects unreleased recordings and performances Fitzgerald made between 1965 and 1977 for the BBC, and includes a couple of 1965 television shows (Ella Sings and Show of the Week), a 1974 show from Ronnie Scott's London jazz club, and her appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival from 1997 on the DVD, as well as 17 selected tracks from various BBC performances on the CD. The CD sound is admittedly not the best, but the video performances captured on the DVD are the real highlight here, featuring a one-of-a-kind singer doing what she always did -- capture and enrich a song and capture and enrich an audience.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/21/2010
Label:
Ais
UPC:
5065001566103
catalogNumber:
0156610
Rank:
55361

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. The Lady Is a Tramp
  2. Mack the Knife
  3. Manhattan
  4. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  5. That Old Black Magic
  6. Don't Rain on My Parade
  7. Misty
  8. Sweet Georgia Brown
  9. Good Morning Heartache
  10. Goody Goody
  11. Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'
  12. Cheek to Cheek
  13. Here's That Rainy Day
  14. The Girl from Ipanema
  15. St. Louis Blues
  16. Something's Gotta Give
  17. Too Marvelous for Words
  18. Angel Eyes

Disc 2

  1. Goody Goody
  2. Just-a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'
  3. Cheek to Cheek
  4. Here's That Rainy Day
  5. The Girl from Ipanema
  6. St. Louis Blues
  7. Take the "A" Train
  8. Something's Gotta Give
  9. Too Marvelous for Words
  10. Angel Eyes
  11. Them There Eyes
  12. The Lady Is a Tramp
  13. Don't Rain on My Parade
  14. Body and Soul
  15. Keeping Out of Mischief Now
  16. Misty
  17. Mack the Knife
  18. Manhattan
  19. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  20. That Old Black Magic
  21. Sweet Georgia Brown
  22. Good Morning Heartache
  23. The Man I Love
  24. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [Medley]
  25. The Very Thought of You
  26. The Girl from Ipanema [Medley]
  27. Swingin' the Blues
  28. Too Close for Comfort
  29. I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
  30. My Man
  31. Day by Day
  32. Ordinary Fool
  33. One Note Samba
  34. Come Rain or Come Shine
  35. You Are the Sunshine of My Life

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ella Fitzgerald   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Marc Blitzstein   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Count Basie   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Erroll Garner   Composer
Matt Dennis   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Ray Noble   Composer
W.C. Handy   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Larry Fotine   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Ben Bernie   Composer
Johnny Burke   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Ervin Drake   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Eddie Durham   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Johnny Green   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Axel Stordahl   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Tony Swain   Producer
James Van Heusen   Composer
David Weiss   Composer
Paul Weston & His Orchestra   Composer
Albert Willemetz   Composer
Paul Williams   Composer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
Matty Malneck   Composer
Robert Sour   Composer
Frank Eyton   Composer
Maceo Pinkard   Composer
Richard A. Whiting   Composer
Kenneth Casey   Composer
Don George   Composer
Earl Brent   Composer
Jacques Charles   Composer
Dan Fisher   Composer
Lee Gaines   Composer
Irene Higginbotham   Composer
Newton Mendonça   Composer
Doris Tauber   Composer
William Tracey   Composer
Maurice Yvain   Composer
Jerry Block   Composer
Stuart Nicholson   Liner Notes
John Hendricks   Composer
Lawrence Holofcener   Composer
Thomas Waller   Composer
Yale Joel   Cover Photo

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