Ella Fitzgerald

Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook - The Best Of The Small Group Sessions - 2022 Reissue

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Record Label
Waxtime

About this item

Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald's paths had surely crossed many times during the Thirties, Forties, and early Fifties. However, no recorded trace of the two legendary musicians collaborating existed until 1957, when they participated on a series of big band sessions for Norman Granz. The sessions were somewhat chaotic and intermittent though, primarily because of Ellington's busy schedule and lack of time to prepare arrangements. As a result, the big band sessions were padded out it with various all-star sextettes, as represented on the LP.

TRACK LISTING

Cotton Tail
Olitude
Satin Doll
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
It Don't Mean A Thing
In A Sentimental Mood
Prelude To A Kiss
Azure
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Mood Indigo
In A Mellow Tone
Sophisticated Lady
Lush Life

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