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The Best of Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald: essential recordings
Wednesday, July 17, Ella Fitzgerald, whose centenary is being widely celebrated this year, left a huge legacy of classic recordings. Here's just a small sample of some of the finest currently available, complete with full reviews of each. Ella Fitzgerald v , with various personnel including Ellis Larkins p and Nelson Riddle cond, arr , plus orchestra. Featuring 59 songs recorded over an eight-month period, reissued here as a 3CD set, the Gershwin songbook was to be the largest single recording project that Fitzgerald worked on. Peter Quinn.
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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 and 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 collection as well as the booklet that came with the Ellington anthology. The icing on the cake is the newly created page tome that puts both the eight respective songbooks -- and their over musical selections -- in proper context of Fitzgerald 's luminous career. Readers are also treated to behind-the-scenes insights on the artist's interaction with the veritable who's who of arrangers.