The Concert Years

Ella Fitzgerald

The Concert Years
  • CAT # 4PACD-4414-25

    DISC ONE  
    1. On The Sunny Side Of The Street 6:50
    2. Body And Soul 2:21
    3. Why Don't You Do Right? 2:36
    4. Oh, Lady Be Good! 5:50
    5. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 6:13
    6. How High The Moon 9:04
    7. My Funny Valentine 6:52
    8. Smooth Sailing 6:45
    9. Frim Fram Sauce 8:33
    10. Perdido (Vocal) 13:39
    11. Imagine My Frustration 4:43
    12. Duke's Place 4:16
    13. Satin Doll 2:37
    14. Something To Live For 5:50
    15. So Danco Samba 3:45
    16. Don't Be That Way 3:58
    17. You've Changed 3:46
    18. Let's Do It 3:21
    19. On The Sunny Side Of The Street 6:50
    20. Cotton Tail 2:51
    DISC TWO  
    1. Night And Day 6:43
    2. The Many Faces Of Cole Porter: Get Out Of Town / Easy To Love / You Do Something To Me
    3. The Ballad Medley: Body And Soul / The Man I Love / Porgy
    4. The Bossa Scene: The Girl From Ipanema / Fly Me To The Moon / O Nosso Amor (Carnival Samba) / Cielit
    5. They Can't Take That Away From Me 4:43
    6. St. Louis Blues 3:22
    7. L.O.V.E. 1:33
    8. Begin The Beguine 6:48
    9. Indian Summer (Vocal) 3:29
    10. You've Got A Friend 6:46
    11. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The.. 3:45
    12. Madalena 3:41
    13. Shiny Stockings 4:55
    14. I Can't Stop Loving You 3:32
    15. C-Jam Blues 4:12
    DISC THREE  
    1. Sweet Georgia Brown 5:03
    2. They Can't Take That Away From Me 4:43
    3. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye 3:20
    4. The Man I Love 7:21
    5. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) 3:16
    6. Lemon Drop 4:17
    7. The Very Thought Of You 6:34
    8. Happy Blues 6:00
    9. Caravan (Vocal) 2:20
    10. Satin Doll (Vocal) 2:37
    11. Teach Me Tonight 8:59
    12. Wave 5:20
    13. It's All Right With Me 3:48
    14. How High The Moon 3:37
    15. T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do 7:35
    DISC FOUR  
    1. Too Close For Comfort 6:44
    2. I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues 4:07
    3. Day By Day 3:55
    4. Ordinary Fool 3:20
    5. Billie's Bounce 3:12
    6. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 2:44
    7. Make Me Rainbows 3:02
    8. After You've Gone 2:38
    9. 'Round Midnight 6:46
    10. You've Changed 3:46
    11. Basella 9:20
    12. Manteca 8:06
    13. Willow Weep For Me 6:55
    14. All Of Me 3:05
    15. Blue Moon 3:01
    16. Night And Day 6:43
    17. Flying Home (Vocal) 7:52

Ella Fitzgerald is the singer and the song. During the course of her illustrious half-century reign on the world stage, she established herself as “the greatest all-round singer in the history of jazz” (as annotator Benny Green writes herein), focusing her peerless artistry on the jazz and popular standards of our times and in the process making them entirely her own.

Ella’s longtime producer and manager Norman Granz recorded concerts with the singer throughout her distinguished career. This four-disc package is a distillation of the best of those live recordings--with the Basie and Ellington big bands and with her trios, spanning the globe and the decades (1953-83). It goes without saying that Ella Fitzgerald’s best performances are unforgettable indeed.

Produced by Eric Miller

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