Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Ella Sings With Louis Jordan 180g Import LP
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Ella Sings With Louis Jordan 180g Import LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Vinyl Passion
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Ella Sings With Louis Jordan 180g Import LP

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan

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SKU:
VINLP5642
UPC:
8719039005642

180g Vinyl LP Includes Bonus Tracks!

In 1934 after two years of singing on the streets of Harlem Ella Fitzgerald won one of the earliest 'Amateur Nights At The Apollo Theater'. Chick Webb offered her the opportunity to test with his band when they played a dance at Yale University and was offered to join Webb's orchestra and gained acclaim as part of the group's performances at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom. It was with the Chris Webb Orchestra she sang her first duets with Louis Jordan in New York, in 1937. In 1942 the advent of bebop led to new developments in Fitzgerald's vocal style, influenced by her work with Dizzy Gillespie's big band. It was in this period that Fitzgerald started including 'scat singing' as a major part of her performance repertoire.

In late 1936 Louis Jordan, a talented singer with great comedic flair, was invited to join the influential Savoy Ballroom orchestra, led by the drummer Chick Webb. Based at New York's Savoy Ballroom, Webb's orchestra was renowned as one of the best big bands of its day and regularly beat all comers at the Savoy's legendary cutting contests. Jordan worked with Webb until 1938, and it proved a vital stepping-stone in his career--Webb (who was physically disabled) was a fine musician but not a great showman. The ebullient Jordan often introduced songs as he began singing lead; he later recalled that many in the audience took him to be the band's leader, which undoubtedly boosted his confidence further. This was the same period when the young Ella Fitzgerald was coming to prominence as the Webb band's lead female vocalist; she and Jordan often sang duets on stage, and they later reprised their partnership on several records, by which time both were major stars.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Remastered
  • Import
  • Made in the E.U.
  • 4 Bonus Tracks

Selections

Side A:

  1. Stone Cold Dead In The Market
  2. Petootie Pie
  3. Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
  4. I'll Never Be Free
  5. There's Frost On The Moon
  6. Wake Up And Live

Side B:

  1. Baby It's Cold Outside
  2. Don't Cry, Cry Baby
  3. All Over Nothing At All (Bonus Track)
  4. Deep In The Heart Of The South (Bonus Track)
  5. Everyone's Wrong But Me (Bonus Track)
  6. If You Ever Should Leave (Bonus Track)

A1-A2: New York City, October 8, 1945
A3-A4: New York City, April 15, 1950
A5: New York City, January 15, 1937
A6: New York City, March 24, 1937
B1-B2: New York City, April 28, 1949
Bonus Tracks: New York City, Mary 24, 1937

Description

180g Vinyl LP Includes Bonus Tracks!

In 1934 after two years of singing on the streets of Harlem Ella Fitzgerald won one of the earliest 'Amateur Nights At The Apollo Theater'. Chick Webb offered her the opportunity to test with his band when they played a dance at Yale University and was offered to join Webb's orchestra and gained acclaim as part of the group's performances at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom. It was with the Chris Webb Orchestra she sang her first duets with Louis Jordan in New York, in 1937. In 1942 the advent of bebop led to new developments in Fitzgerald's vocal style, influenced by her work with Dizzy Gillespie's big band. It was in this period that Fitzgerald started including 'scat singing' as a major part of her performance repertoire.

In late 1936 Louis Jordan, a talented singer with great comedic flair, was invited to join the influential Savoy Ballroom orchestra, led by the drummer Chick Webb. Based at New York's Savoy Ballroom, Webb's orchestra was renowned as one of the best big bands of its day and regularly beat all comers at the Savoy's legendary cutting contests. Jordan worked with Webb until 1938, and it proved a vital stepping-stone in his career--Webb (who was physically disabled) was a fine musician but not a great showman. The ebullient Jordan often introduced songs as he began singing lead; he later recalled that many in the audience took him to be the band's leader, which undoubtedly boosted his confidence further. This was the same period when the young Ella Fitzgerald was coming to prominence as the Webb band's lead female vocalist; she and Jordan often sang duets on stage, and they later reprised their partnership on several records, by which time both were major stars.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Remastered
  • Import
  • Made in the E.U.
  • 4 Bonus Tracks

Selections

Side A:

  1. Stone Cold Dead In The Market
  2. Petootie Pie
  3. Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
  4. I'll Never Be Free
  5. There's Frost On The Moon
  6. Wake Up And Live

Side B:

  1. Baby It's Cold Outside
  2. Don't Cry, Cry Baby
  3. All Over Nothing At All (Bonus Track)
  4. Deep In The Heart Of The South (Bonus Track)
  5. Everyone's Wrong But Me (Bonus Track)
  6. If You Ever Should Leave (Bonus Track)

A1-A2: New York City, October 8, 1945
A3-A4: New York City, April 15, 1950
A5: New York City, January 15, 1937
A6: New York City, March 24, 1937
B1-B2: New York City, April 28, 1949
Bonus Tracks: New York City, Mary 24, 1937

ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
4.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan
Title
Ella Sings With Louis Jordan
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-24-2019
Release Date
09-17-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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