The Best of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong on Verve

The Best of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong on Verve

by Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald


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The Best of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong from Verve contains a selection of 15 duets the two jazz legends recorded for the label over the years. Clearly, this set isn't of particular interest to hardcore collectors, since they'll already own much of the material, but as a sampler targeted at casual fans, this is quite nice indeed, since it contains such timeless classics as "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "Stars Fell on Alabama, " "Autumn in New York, " "Summertime," and "They Can't Take That Away from Me."

Product Details

Release Date: 08/26/1997
Label: Polygram Records
UPC: 0731453790926
catalogNumber: 537909
Rank: 29702

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ella Fitzgerald   Primary Artist,Vocals
Louie Bellson   Drums
Herb Ellis   Guitar
Oscar Peterson   Piano
Buddy Rich   Drums
Barrett Deems   Drums
Russell Garcia   Conductor
Edmond Hall   Clarinet
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Vocals
Ray Brown   Bass
Billy Kyle   Piano
Tommy Young   Trombone
Dale Jones   Bass

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Russell Garcia   Arranger,Contributor
Norman Granz   Producer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Richard Seidel   Executive Producer
Giulio Turturro   Art Direction
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Gary Saint Clare   Art Direction
Deborah Hay   Adaptation

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The Best of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Piece by piece, these giants of jazz worked together creating absolutely incredible music. In particular listen closely to what may be the consumate performance of George Gershwin's ''Summertime''. This is one solid album!
Guest More than 1 year ago
what an amazing duo they are, two of some of the greatest performers ever to perform together! this is truly a superb album!