180 Gram Triple LP! Re-Mastered from the Original 1956/57 Recordings!
Featuring "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off", "Cheek To Cheek", "I Won't Dance" & Many More!!
Dubbed "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most
popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a
century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million
albums. She performed at top venues all over the world, and packed them to the
hilt. Her audiences were as diverse as her vocal range. They were rich and poor,
made up of all races, all religions and all nationalities. In fact, many of them
had just one binding factor in common - they all loved her.
Her voice was flexible, wide-ranging, accurate and ageless. She could sing
sultry ballads, sweet jazz and imitate every instrument in an orchestra. She
worked with all the jazz greats, from Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Nat King
Cole, to Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman. And of course, Louis
By the time of Louis Armstrong's death in 1971, the man known around the world
as Satchmo was widely recognized as a founding father of jazz—a
uniquely American art form. His influence, as an artist and cultural icon, is
universal, unmatched, and very much alive today.
Louis Armstrong’s achievements are remarkable. During his career, he developed a
way of playing jazz, as an instrumentalist and a vocalist, which has had an
impact on all musicians to follow. He recorded hit songs for five decades, and
his music is still heard today on television and radio and in films. He composed
dozens of songs that have become jazz standards and performed an average of 300
concerts each year. With his frequent tours to all parts of the world earning
him the nickname “Ambassador Satch,” and became one of the first great
celebrities of the twentieth century.
Now you can enjoy two jazz greats performing together such classics as "The
Nearness of You", "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)", "April In Paris" and many
more on this triple LP box set!
• 180 Gram Triple LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Re-Mastered from the Original 1956/57 Recordings
• Made in the E.U.
Ella Fitzgerald, vocals
Louis Armstrong, vocals, trumpet
Oscar Peterson, piano
Herb Ellis, guitar
Ray Brown, bass
Buddy Rich, drums
LP1 - Side A:
1. Can't We Be Friends?
2. Isn't This A Lovely Day?
3. Moonlight In Vermont
4. They Can't Take That Away From Me
5. Under A Blanket Of Blue
LP1 - Side B:
1. A Foggy Day
2. Stars Fell On Alabama
3. Cheek To Cheek
4. The Nearness Of You
5. April In Paris
LP2 - Side C:
1. Don't Be That Way
2. Makin' Whoopee
3. They All Laughed
4. Comes Love
5. Autumn In New York
LP2 - Side D:
1. Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
2. Stompin' At The Savoy
3. I Won't Dance
4. Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
LP3 - Side E:
1. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
2. These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
3. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
4. Willow Weep For Me
5. I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket
LP3 - Side F:
1. A Fine Romance
2. Ill Wind
3. Love Is Here To Stay
4. I Get A Kick Out Of You
5. Learnin' The Blues