Ella Fitzgerald

Complete 1940 N.B.C. Broadcasts (2 CD Set)

Definitive Records

Personnel:
Ella Fitzgerald (vcl, dir), Taft Jordan (tp, vc), Irving Randolph, Dick Vance (tp), George Matthews, Nat Story, Sandy Williams (tb), Garvin Bushell, Hilton Jefferson, Wayman Carver, Teddy McRae (saxes, cl), Roger Ramirez (p), John Trueheart (g), Beverley

Reference: DRCD 11299_2

The four complete broadcasts (40 tracks in total: 10 tracks per broadcast) presented here constitute the only existing live documents from her last period with the Chick Webb Orchestra, which was relabelled "Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra", right after the sudden death of the legendary bandleader.
Young Ella singing live at the Savoy and Roseland ballrooms in New York at the beginning of her brilliant career!

Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra: Ella Fitzgerald (vcl, dir), Taft Jordan (tp, vc), Irving Randolph, Dick Vance (tp), George Matthews, Nat Story, Sandy Williams (tb), Garvin Bushell, Hilton Jefferson, Wayman Carver, Teddy McRae (saxes, cl), Roger Ramirez (p), John Trueheart (g), Beverley Peer (b), Bill Beason (d).

Tracklisting:

1. A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Opening Theme)
2. Traffic Jam
3. Lover Is Blue
4. Dodging The Dean
5. TainT What You Do
6. IM Confessin
7. Blue Lou
8. WhatS The Matter With Me
9. I Want The Waiter
10. LetS Get Together (Closing Theme)
11. A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Opening Theme)
12. Limehouse Blues
13. This Changing World
14. Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!
15. Diga Diga Doo
16. Thank Your Stars
17. Take It From The Top
18. Vagabond Dreams
19. Breakin Down
20. LetS Get Together (Closing Theme)
21. A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Opening Theme)
22. Royal Garden Blues
23. Sing Song Swing
24. Sugar Blues
25. Make Believe
26. Sweet Sue
27. ItS A Blue World
28. Is There Somebody Else?
29. One Moment Please
30. IVe Got To Be A Rug Cutter (Closing Theme)
31. A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Opening Theme)
32. I Got Rhythm
33. One Cigarette For Two
34. Chewing Gum
35. Lover, Come Back To Me
36. Who Ya Hunchin
37. Starlit Hour
38. Sing Song Swing
39. Goin & Getting
40. LetS Get Together (Closing Theme)


CD 1: #1-10: Savoy Ballroom, New York, Jan 22, 1940.
#11-20: Savoy Ballroom, New York, Jan 25, 1940.

CD 2: #1-10: Roseland Ballroom, New York, February 26, 1940.
#11-20: Roseland Ballroom, New York, March 4, 1940.
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$20.02  (tax incl.)

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