Articles tagged ella fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson: Ella and Oscar

This 1975 meeting between the two jazz greats was a definitive release for Norman Granz's Pablo label. Here it appears with several alternate takes.

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23 Apr 2008 // 10:59 PM

Various Artists: Easy Beatles

Beatles covers redone as unabashed pop fluff, somehow retaining the original songs' rigidity in the process.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald’s Christmas

A legendary voice combined with legendary songs of yuletide glee.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Love Letters from Ella

One of the 20th century's great voices gets the Starbucks treatment on some previously unreleased tracks.

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Ella Fitzgerald: The Very Best of the Cole Porter Songbook

Abridged versions of Fitzgerald’s songbooks don’t translate to an iTunes world.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz Icons: Ella Fiztgerald Live in 57 and 63 [DVD]

This previously unreleased archival footage gives audiences a rare look into the legendary live performances of one of jazz's all-time greatest vocalists.

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	Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book

One of the final pieces in the laudable songbook project, this disc reveals its own lack of interest. Fitzgerald may be pitch-perfect, but emotionally it falls a little flat.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Cocktail Hour

Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holliday, apart from being the most important and best-known jazz singers of the last century, represent two sides of an interesting coin.

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Yes, these are the original divas, not of the recent Mariah Carey/Celine Dion variety. Ultimate Divas collects three 1997 releases of each artist. For each

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Ella Fitzgerald, Rhythm Is My Business

It is a non-stop, up-tempo swing fest sure to delight the hard-core jazz aficionado, as well as the 1990s retro hipsters.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

 Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Songbook(Verve) Various Artists Ellingtonia: A Tribute to Duke Ellington(Justin Time) by Sarah Zupko I can’t

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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