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Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Zardi's (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at June 24, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Zardi's (2017)

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Zardi's (2017)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:07:30 | 231 Mb
Vocal Jazz, Oldies | Label: Verve Records, Universal Music

A previously unreleased Ella Fitzgerald live album, Ella at Zardi’s, has been unearthed from Verve’s vaults. The album, recorded more than 60 years ago, has been released on CD and digital via Verve Records and UMe, closing their year-long celebration of Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial.
VA - I Get A Kick Out Of You: The Cole Porter Songbook, Volume II (1991)

VA - I Get A Kick Out Of You: The Cole Porter Songbook, Volume II (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 130 Mb | Scans ~ 58 Mb | 00:56:29
Vocal Jazz, Vocal Pop, Standarts | Label: Verve/Polygram | # 511 070-2

Terrific versions of classic Cole Porter songs recorded by jazz's greatest vocalists… Louis Armstrong, Anita O'Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughan, Shirley Horn, Billie Holiday, Fred Astaire, Blossom Dearie, Morgana King, and Betty Carter.
Ella Fitzgerald - Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1956) [Reissue 2016] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Ella Fitzgerald - Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1956) [Reissue 2016]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 108:57 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,8 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 2,04 GB

Long considered a jewel in Verve Records' very impressive crown, Fitzgerald's songbook collections of various composers–a series that was started by the success of this set–are all wonderful, but her natural wit and intelligence was at its most perfect with Cole Porter's erudite, urbane songs. While not as scat-oriented as her small group outings, these Porter sets offer her most realized pop performances. Also, the gold remastering does a fine job of bringing out the nuances in the arrangements, making this a treasure for the serious collector and the casual listener alike. A true American music gem.
Ella Fitzgerald - The Concert Years [4CD Box Set] (1994) (Repost)

Ella Fitzgerald - The Concert Years [4CD Box Set] (1994)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 1,74 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 723 MB | Covers - 40 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Pablo Records (4PACD-4414-2)

On this four-CD set are some of Ella Fitzgerald's finest live performances during the years she was managed by Norman Granz. All of the material (which is taken from ten different performances in 1953, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979 and 1983) was previously released on various Pablo albums. Since this is a best-of collection and was lovingly put together by the knowledgeable producer Eric Miller, the music is consistently rewarding and emphasizes the interpretive skills, scatting and jazz phrasing of the First Lady of Song. Although mostly backed by her trio/quartets of the period, Ella does get to jam "Perdido" with the 1953 JATP All-Stars, is backed by the Duke Ellington and Count Basie Orchestras on some songs and revisits "Flying Home" with an all-star group in 1983…
Ella Fitzgerald & Cole Porter - Dream Dancing (1978) [Reissue 2002]

Ella Fitzgerald & Cole Porter - Dream Dancing (1978) [Reissue 2002]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 312 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 119 MB | Covers (4 MB) included
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Pablo Records (00025218707220)

Originally released on Atlantic as Ella Loves Cole and then reissued on Pablo with two extra cuts from 1978, this set features the great Ella Fitzgerald (still in excellent form) backed by an orchestra arranged by Nelson Riddle performing an extensive set of Cole Porter songs. Fifteen years earlier Fitzgerald had had great success with her Cole Porter Songbook and this date, even with a few hokey arrangements, almost reaches the same level. Trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and pianist Tommy Flanagan are among the supporting cast. Highlights include "I Get a Kick out of You," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "All of You," "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "Just One of Those Things."
Ella Fitzgerald - The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books (1956-1964) [16CD Box Set] (1993) (Repost)

Ella Fitzgerald - The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books (1956-1964) [16CD Box Set] (1993)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 4,68 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 2,19 GB | Covers - 379 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: PolyGram Records/Verve Records (314-519-832-2)

This admittedly pricey - but by all means mandatory - Grammy Award-winning box set is the final word on the "songbooks" recorded by Ella Fitzgerald between 1956 and 1964. The audio contents have been completely remastered and each title has been expanded - wherever possible - to include previously unissued material. In terms of packaging, the producers went to extreme lengths to create exact reproductions of all the vintage LP jacket artwork. Even going so far as to precisely miniaturize the entire hardbound text The Gershwins: Words Upon Music that accompanied their 1959 collection as well as the booklet that came with the Ellington anthology…

Ella Fitzgerald - 100 Songs For A Centennial (2017)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Sept. 6, 2017
Ella Fitzgerald - 100 Songs For A Centennial (2017)

Ella Fitzgerald - 100 Songs For A Centennial (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 1.49 Gb | 05:02:12 | Cover
Vocal Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Verve (B06XCVB732)

Ella Fitzgerald whose 100th birthday we celebrate this year, was unsurpassed as an expressive vocalist who dominated the musical scene, whether singing little ditties or the works of seasoned composers like Duke Ellington, Cole Porter or the Gershwins. To mark her many contributions in music across jazz & pop, we are proud to present 100 songs culled from the many recordings she made for Decca & Verve, often with some of the best musical units of the time. This extraordinary collection is bound to delight everyone with a deep abiding love for music in general & vocal music in particular.

Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter (CD1|2)  Music

Posted by Hatifnatt at Oct. 10, 2006
Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter (CD1|2)

Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter (CD1|2)
MP3 | CBR 160 | 62.80 MB (CD1) + 80.06 MB (CD2)

Ella Fitzgerald - Complete 1940 NBC Broadcasts (2006) (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Aug. 14, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald - Complete 1940 NBC Broadcasts (2006) (Repost)

Ella Fitzgerald - Complete 1940 NBC Broadcasts (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 327 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 284 MB | Covers - 90 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Definitive Records (DRCD11299)

With the death of Chick Webb in 1939, his big band was temporarily without a leader. Since Ella Fitzgerald had become the orchestra's most popular attraction, she was put at its head even though she had very little to do with the music. The Webb management, musical director Teddy McRae and trumpeter Taft Jordan actually ran the show, but Fitzgerald was still virtually the only female singer (other than Ina Ray Hutton) to be the leader of her own big band during the era. The experiment would last for two years, until Fitzgerald started her own remarkably successful solo career in 1941. While most of the band's recordings after Webb's death featured Fitzgerald's vocals, the four radio broadcasts that comprise this two-CD set have the orchestra taking instrumentals on over one-third of the material…

Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Aug. 13, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999)

Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 441 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 201 MB | Covers (16 MB) included
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Pablo (025218530828)

Two things stand out on this previously unreleased concert recording from 1970: first, Ella's irrepressible energy and girlish sense of humor, which she indulges at every opportunity; second, her eclectic tastes, which allow her to follow Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll" with "Spinning Wheel," a Blood, Sweat & Tears song. And that's not to mention the Harry Nilsson number and the three Bacharach songs. There are the standard Ella showpieces that no audience would have let her leave out - "Mack the Knife," "The Girl from Ipanema," "You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)" - and she sings all of them with her typical flawless intonation and freewheeling allusiveness (only Ella could have figured out how to quote "Hello Dolly" in the middle of "Cabaret," or would have wanted to)…