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Une autre de ses improvisations fameuses eut lieu au cours d'un concert a Antibes, Juan-les-Pins a l'etealors qu'elle se produisait dans la Pinede Gould a l'occasion du Festival Jazz a Juan, quand elle rendit hommage aux cigales qui y chantaient "The Cricket Song".
Ella Fitzgerald was at the peak of her form during her tour of Europe. Her Berlin concert is most remembered for her hilariously inventive version of "Mack the Knife," during which she forgot the words and substituted ones of her own that somehow fit, amazing herself in the process.
With fine support from her quartet - pianist Paul Smith, guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Wilfred Middlebrooks, drummer Gus Johnson - Fitzgerald is brilliant throughout the well-rounded set, with highlights including "Misty" a version very different from Sarah Vaughan's"The Lady.
Gone with the Wind Magidson-Wrubel - Misty Burke-Garner - Summertime yward - His timing was ideal as the advent of the LP became more commercially viable. Frank Sinatra at Capitol Records was among the first pop stars of the day to exploit the format with satisfying artistic results.
His release "In the Wee Small Hours"was among the first concept albums in pop and became a smash, transitioning him from a teen-driven singles act to a serious album artiste. It was the inaugural release in Granz's extravagantly produced Songbook series, where he and Fitzgerald devoted albums, some including up to five LPs in a single set, to America's greatest composers.
By the mid s, Fitzgerald was primed for such audacious artistic endeavors. Too Darn Hot - Ella Fitzgerald - Jazz Gala - Live At The Deutschlandhalle In Berlin (Vinyl was in her late 30s and had been performing and recording for two decades. Her silvery voice, with its perfect pitch, crystal intonation and buoyant rhythmic acuity, had mellowed beautifully. The coy girlishness and irrepressible cheeriness of Fitzgerald's style, qualities that remained largely unchanged for most of her six decades of performing, were better manipulated during the Eisenhower era when she became a huge star.
Fitzgerald was one of few black women singers so visible and commercially bankable at the time. Ravaged by years of hard living, Billie Holiday, whom Fitzgerald adored, would be dead by the summer of ' Dinah Washington, "Queen of the Jukeboxes," was a huge star mostly on the black side of the tracks with occasional crossover success. Sarah Vaughan was a major figure in jazz, scoring sporadic pop hits, but critics found her often mannered approach something of an LP taste. Fitzgerald, however, had been since the beginning of her career an unequivocal pop star.
Swing and bebop were the "pop" styles of her day, and she was at the forefront of both. Too Darn Hot - Ella Fitzgerald - Jazz Gala - Live At The Deutschlandhalle In Berlin (Vinyl its forever-young sound and feel, her approach still defines the very essence of pop vocalization.
The fact that such a sound came from a large black LP, the antithesis of the mainstream's idea of glamour, especially in the s, was, in a way, liberating, Album). Fitzgerald was never distracted by demands to be a sexed-up fantasy, something that dogged such performers as Marilyn Monroe, a friend of Fitzgerald's, and the young Abbey Lincoln.
With a sympathetic and well-connected manager and producer like Granz behind her, Fitzgerald concentrated on her voice, the one thing in which the notoriously modest artist was supremely confident. The joy that came from such an unlimited artistic license shone in everything she sang. When Fitzgerald prepared to hit the stage at the Deutschlandhalle in Berlin in the winter ofshe was rightfully known as the "First Lady of Song," queen of pristine.
She also had grown relaxed enough on stage and certainly had the musical chops to turn what could have been an embarrassing flub into high art.
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (Expanded Edition) 1. All Through The Night. 2. Too Darn Hot. 5. Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today) 6. Live In Berlin/ How High The Moon - Live In Berlin. Black Coffee. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! A collection of ballads and mid-tempo swingers culled from Ella's Verve catalogue. Roughly half the material comes from her many duet sessions with Louis Armstrong. There isn't a bum track on this set, and Ella and Louis' sumptuous, melancholy reading of "April in Paris" alone makes it worth spinning. Aug 15, · For those acquainted with Ella’s Berlin performance of Mack The Knife, which has assumed legendary status, this album needs no introduction. It’s almost hard to believe such lyrics could be improvised under pressure in quite this way, but so the story goes – at the fourth chorus of the seven-chorus song, the words escaped [ ]. Mack The Knife/Ella In Berlin: Ella Fitzgerald ( LP # MGV Original Decca Records Release). Songlist includes: Gone With The Wind / Misty / The Lady is a Tramp / The Man I Love / Summertime / Too Darn Hot / Lorelei / Mack The Knife / How High The Moon. A great selection of song with Ella at her best and live to boot! Classic Ella live/5(16). May 15, · Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, – June 15, ) was an American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for . Ella in Berlin is a live album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. This album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in , which is a special Grammy award established in to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old, and that have "qualitative or . Recorded February 13, , live at the Deutschlandhalle in Berlin, Germany. This is where she first performed her version of "Mack The Knife", after which her . Find album credit information for Too Darn Hot: The Best of Ella Fitzgerald Bop Standards Swing Traditional Pop Vocal Jazz American Popular Song Classic Female Blues. Find album credit information for Too Darn Hot: The Best of Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald on AllMusic. Buy Ella Fitzgerald - Mack The Knife - Ella In Berlin - WaxTime - LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM - , includes That Old Black Magic *, Our Love Is Here To Stay *, Gone With The Wind, Misty, The Lady Is A Tramp, The Man I Love, Summertime, Too Darn Hot, Lorelei, Mack The Knife, How High The Moon, Love For Sale **, Just One Of Those Things **. Too Darn Hot (Live In Berlin/) Too Darn Hot (Live In Berlin/) Any album by Ella is bound to be good but this one is superb containing as it does the famous version of " Mack the knife", recorded, live, in the Deutschlandhalle in Berlin where she forgets the words and carries on regardless making them up as she goes along. If /5(16).
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