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

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
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...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/21/2010
  • Label: Ais
  • EAN: 5065001566103
  • Catalog Number: 0156610
  • Sales rank: 104,257

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Lady Is a Tramp (4:45)
  2. 2 Mack the Knife (4:04)
  3. 3 Manhattan (3:13)
  4. 4 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (2:41)
  5. 5 That Old Black Magic (3:28)
  6. 6 Don't Rain on My Parade (2:56)
  7. 7 Misty (3:13)
  8. 8 Sweet Georgia Brown (4:08)
  9. 9 Good Morning Heartache (5:22)
  10. 10 Goody Goody (1:55)
  11. 11 Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin' (3:39)
  12. 12 Cheek to Cheek (3:29)
  13. 13 Here's That Rainy Day (3:33)
  14. 14 The Girl from Ipanema (2:44)
  15. 15 St. Louis Blues (4:34)
  16. 16 Something's Gotta Give (2:32)
  17. 17 Too Marvelous for Words (2:32)
  18. 18 Angel Eyes (3:41)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Goody Goody
  2. 2 Just-a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'
  3. 3 Cheek to Cheek
  4. 4 Here's That Rainy Day
  5. 5 The Girl from Ipanema
  6. 6 St. Louis Blues
  7. 7 Take the "A" Train
  8. 8 Something's Gotta Give
  9. 9 Too Marvelous for Words
  10. 10 Angel Eyes
  11. 11 Them There Eyes
  12. 12 The Lady Is a Tramp
  13. 13 Don't Rain on My Parade
  14. 14 Body and Soul
  15. 15 Keeping Out of Mischief Now
  16. 16 Misty
  17. 17 Mack the Knife
  18. 18 Manhattan
  19. 19 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  20. 20 That Old Black Magic
  21. 21 Sweet Georgia Brown
  22. 22 Good Morning Heartache
  23. 23 The Man I Love
  24. 24 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [Medley]
  25. 25 The Very Thought of You
  26. 26 The Girl from Ipanema [Medley]
  27. 27 Swingin' the Blues
  28. 28 Too Close for Comfort
  29. 29 I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
  30. 30 My Man
  31. 31 Day by Day
  32. 32 Ordinary Fool
  33. 33 One Note Samba
  34. 34 Come Rain or Come Shine
  35. 35 You Are the Sunshine of My Life
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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 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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