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Albums by Ella Fitzgerald

Mack the Knife: Live in Berlin
Singin the George & Ira Gershwin, Vol. 1
Singin the George & Ira Gershwin, Vol. 2
Sings Cole Porter & Rodgers and Hart, Vol. 1
Sings Cole Porter & Rodgers and Hart, Vol. 2
Sings the Irving Berlin & Duke Ellington Song Books, Vol. 1
Sings the Irving Berlin & Duke Ellington Song Books, Vol. 2
Label: JazzCAT
Quality: FLAC 16 bits 44.1kHz
mp3 included
Track length:4:10
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Arlen
ISRC: DEZ651206582
Track length:3:11
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Gershwin
ISRC: DEZ651206583
Track length:2:25
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Magidson
ISRC: DEZ651206584
Track length:2:37
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Burke
ISRC: DEZ651206585
Track length:2:58
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Rodgers
ISRC: DEZ651206586
Track length:4:07
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Gershwin
ISRC: DEZ651206587
Track length:2:59
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Porter
ISRC: DEZ651206588
Track length:3:54
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Porter
ISRC: DEZ651206589
Track length:2:51
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Gershwin
ISRC: DEZ651206590
Track length:3:16
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Porter
ISRC: DEZ651206591
Track length:3:51
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Gershwin
ISRC: DEZ651206592
Track length:4:39
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Weill
ISRC: DEZ651206593
Track length:8:28
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Composer: Lewis
ISRC: DEZ651206594

The tracks on this album are taken from "Ella in Berlin", a live album. This album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999, which is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old, and that have "qualitative or historical significance." [2]

One of Fitzgerald's most acclaimed live performances, at this concert in Berlin, Fitzgerald successfully improvised the lyrics for the song, "Mack the Knife" after forgetting them. In recognition for this, she received the Best Female Vocal Performance (Single) and the Best Vocal Performance, Female (Album) at the 3rd Grammy Awards.

During her Scat solo on "How High the Moon", Fitzgerald quotes the Charlie Parker composition "Ornithology", which is in fact based on the chord changes for "How High the Moon", as a springboard for her own scat improvisation. This recording of "How High the Moon" is considered one of Fitzgerald's best scat solos, if not one of the best in jazz, along with Betty Carter's "Sounds (Movin' On).

Source: Wikipedia