Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong - Porgy&Bess mp3 album
In 2001, it was awarded a Grammy Hall of Fame Award, a special achievement prize established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old, and that have "qualitative or historical significance
Recorded just months after Ella & Louis Again, Porgy & Bess also preceded Fitzgerald’s Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook of 1959 (with arranger/conductor Nelson Riddle). It’s a vital addition to Fitzgerald’s Verve songbook recordings, offering an extended look at a particular slice of Gershwin, one that has proven attractive to a great many jazz artists. Miles Davis and Gil Evans released their own, radically different Porgy and Bess in March 1959
Porgy and Bess - Overture - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong album 10:53. Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Summertime from Porgy and Bess 4:51. Porgy & Bess - It Ain't Necessarily So 6:52. Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong Bess, Oh Where's My Bess 2:27. Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, A Woman Is A Sometime Thing 4:26.
The third, and final, album that Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald recorded together was a break from the formula of the first two. Gone is the Oscar Peterson Trio and in their place is Russell Garcia’s Orchestra. Instead of another trawl through The Great American Songbook, which Ella herself was undertaking in her Songbook series, this record was dedicated to George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess. Released to coincide with the 1959 movie adaptation of Porgy And Bess, in 2001, the album it was awarded a Grammy Hall Of Fame Award to mark recordings that are at least 25 years old, and which have qualitative or historical significance. Porgy And Bess Track Listing: Side One 1. Overture 10:52 2. Summertime 4:58 3. I Wants to Stay Here 4:38 4. My Man’s Gone Now 4:02 5. I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ 3:52 6. Buzzard Song 2:58 7. Bess, You Is My Woman Now 5:28.
The first involved Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, and came together during the autumn of 1957 with brassy big band and lush orchestral arrangements by Russ Garcia. This is the classic Verve Porgy & Bess, and it's been reissued many, many times. The second, recorded during the spring and summer of 1976 and issued by RCA, brought Ray Charles together with versatile British vocalist Cleo Laine, backed by an orchestra under the direction of Frank DeVol
Listen free to Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong – Porgy & Bess (Overture, Summertime and more). Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, great mutual admirers, team up for 16 songs from the famous George Gershwin opera. Although this would not be considered either's finest moment on record, it may very well be the most satisfying jazz version of Porgy & Bess. Russ Garcia's arrangements for the large orchestra work very well with the two singers. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.
|A1||There’s A Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon For New York||04:53|
|A2||It Ain’t Necessarily So||06:32|
|A3||I Wants To Stay Here||04:36|
|A4||Oh Lawd, I’m On My Way||02:58|
|A5||I Got Plenty O’Nuttin’||03:51|
|B1||A Woman Is a Sometime Thing||04:37|
|B2||Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess?||02:35|
|B4||Bess, You Is My Woman Now||05:11|
|B5||What You Want Wid Bess?||02:00|
|B6||My Man’s Gone Now||04:00|
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