The Best of the Songbooks: The Ballads

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/1994
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731452186720
  • Catalog Number: 521867
  • Sales rank: 65,170

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ella Fitzgerald Primary Artist, Vocals
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Buddy Collette Flute, Woodwind
Buddy DeFranco Clarinet
Herb Ellis Guitar
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Plas Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Barney Kessel Guitar
Billy May Conductor
Ray Nance Trumpet
Ted Nash Tenor Saxophone
Bud Shank Flute
Paul Smith Piano
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Willie Cook Trumpet
Lou Levy Piano
Abe Most Clarinet
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Woode Bass
Buddy Bregman Conductor, Performing Ensemble
Corky Hale Harp
Bob Bain Guitar
Felix Slatkin Violin
Russell Procope Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
Victor Arno Violin
Israel Baker Violin
Norman Benno Oboe
Benny Carter Alto Saxophone
Milt Bernhart Trombone, Alto Saxophone
Harry Carney Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
John Cave French Horn
Clark Terry Trumpet
Joe Comfort Bass
Irving Cottler Drums
James A. Decker French Horn
Alvin Dinkin Viola
Don Fagerquist Trumpet
Walter Edelstein Violin
Frank Flynn Drums
Jacques Gasselin Violin
Chuck Gentry Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
James Getzoff Violin
Benny Gill Violin
Jimmy Hamilton Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Milt Holland Glockenspiel, Marimbas, Background Vocals, Xylophone, Timpani
Kathyrine Julye Harp
Armand Karpoff Cello
Louis Kievman Viola
Harry Klee Flute, Woodwind
Joe Koch Woodwind
Ray Kramer Cello
Dan Lube Violin
Edgar Lustgarten Cello
Virginia Majewski Viola
Joe Mondragon Bass
Vito Mangano Trumpet
Wilfred Middlebrooks Bass
Dick Nash Trombone
George Neikrug Cello
Nelson Riddle Conductor
Erno Neufeld Violin
Lou Raderman Violin
Emil Radocchia Percussion
Bill Richmond Drums
George Roberts Bass Trombone
Paul Robyn Viola
Nathan Ross Violin
Mischa Russell Violin, Concert Master
John Sanders Trombone
Wilbur Schwartz Flute, Woodwind
George Seaberg Trumpet
Tommy Shepard Trombone
Shorty Sherock Trumpet
Paul Shure Violin
Stuff Smith Violin
Marshall Sosson Violin
David Sterkin Viola
Ann Mason Stockton Harp
Alvin Stoller Drums
Billy Strayhorn Piano
Gerald Vinci Violin
Champ Webb Woodwind
Paul Weston Conductor, Performing Ensemble
Sam Woodyard Drums
Vincent DeRosa French Horn
Alex Beller Violin
William Hinshaw French Horn
Eleanor Slatkin Cello
Victor Bay Violin
Murray Kellner Violin
Richard L. Noel Trombone
Kurt Reher Cello
Barbara Simons Viola
Lloyd W. Hildebrand Bassoon
Arnold Koblentz English Horn, Oboe
Karl de Karske Bass Trombone
Dale McMickle Trumpet
Joe Stepansky Violin
Billy May Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Carroll Lewis Trumpet
Howard Terry Bassoon
Sidney Sharp Violin
Tommy Pederson Trombone
James Arkatov Cello
Veryle Brilhart Harp
Elizabeth Greenschpoon Cello
Seymour Schoneberg Oboe
Alex Neimann Viola
Henry Hill Violin
Technical Credits
Buddy Bregman Arranger
Norman Granz Producer
Duke Ellington Contributor
Nelson Riddle Arranger
Walter Sheets Arranger
Paul Weston Arranger
James Gavin Liner Notes
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Wonderful CD

    Love her voice. I listen while at work and it makes even the worst tasks not so bad. Such a mellow collection of familiar songs. Can't wait to sit in my garden while playing this wonderful music.

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