Ella Fitzgerald [videorecording] : [live in '57 & '63] / Reelin' in the Years Productions LLC ; producers, David Peck & Phillip Galloway.
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
- Publisher: [San Diego, CA] : Reelin' in the Years Productions, c2006.
Special features: Booklet that includes liner notes by Will Friedwald; moving foreword by Ella's son Ray Brown Jr.; rare photographs and memorabilia.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Belgium 1957: Angel eyes / Earl Brent, Matt Dennis -- Lullaby of Birdland / George Shearing, George David Weiss -- Love for sale / Cole Porter -- Tenderly / Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence -- April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg -- Just one of those things -- Roll 'em Pete / Peter Johnson -- I can't give you anything but love / Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh -- It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing) / Duke Ellington, Irving Mills -- Sweden 1963: No moon at all / Redd Evans, Dave Mann -- Just one of those things / Cole Porter -- Runnin' wild / Arthur Gibbs, Joe Grey, and Leo Wood -- Georgia on my mind / Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell -- Desafinado / Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca -- Hallelujah, I love her so / Ray Charles -- Mack the knife / Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, and Kurt Weill.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Editor, Steve Scoville.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, vocal ; Don Abney, piano ; Ray Brown, bass ; Jo Jones, drums ; Herb Ellis, guitar ; Roy Eldridge, trumpet ; Oscar Peterson, piano (1st segment) ; Ella Fitzgerald, vocal ; Tommy Flanagan, piano ; Jim Hughart, bass ; Gus Johnson, drums ; Les Spann, guitar (2nd segment).
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:||
The first performance filmed in Belgium, 1957 for the program Jazz pour tous; the second performance filmed April 3, 1963 in Sweden for the program Mork sang.
Features Ella Fitzgerald in two distinct performances. The first is the earliest known complete concert of Ella to be captured on film.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital mono.
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|Subject:||Jazz > 1951-1960
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