Sunday, August 14 2011
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.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Beatles covers redone as unabashed pop fluff, somehow retaining the original songs' rigidity in the process.
Monday, November 19 2007
A legendary voice combined with legendary songs of yuletide glee.
Tuesday, July 31 2007
One of the 20th century's great voices gets the Starbucks treatment on some previously unreleased tracks.
Thursday, May 17 2007
Abridged versions of Fitzgerald’s songbooks don’t translate to an iTunes world.
Wednesday, February 28 2007
This previously unreleased archival footage gives audiences a rare look into the legendary live performances of one of jazz's all-time greatest vocalists.
Thursday, April 14 2005
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.
Monday, May 3 1999
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.
Saturday, December 31 1994
It is a non-stop, up-tempo swing fest sure to delight the hard-core jazz aficionado, as well as the 1990s retro hipsters.