Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book is a 1956 studio album by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman, focusing on the songs of Cole Porter. This was Fitzgerald's first album for the newly created Verve Records (and the first album to be released by the label. Granz decided to have Fitzgerald record well-established popular works because.
Ella Fitzgerald had the ability to personalize some of the most recognizable material from the foremost songwriters in American popular music history. In this instance, the combination of Cole Porter's words and Fitzgerald's interpretation of them created one of the most sought after sessions in vocal history - embraced by jazz and pop fans alike, transcending boundaries often associated with those genres
Album · 1955 · 35 Songs. Ella Fitzgerald, a star of Norman Granz’s Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series since 1949, seemed to Granz an ideal fit for his new Verve label, so he signed her in 1955, luring her away from Decca in something of a coup. Right away the plan was to position her as a singer with a command of the American pop songbook, on par with a figure like Sinatra. Jazz connoisseurs admired her for her solid swing feel and breakneck scatting, her ability to go head-to-head onstage with the era's great soloists
Label His Master's Voice. Ella Fitzgerald's Tribute To Cole Porter.
Transcending the boundaries of jazz and pop, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook is a classic piece of American music.
So I proposed to Ella that the first Verve album would not be a jazz project, but rather a songbook of the works of Cole Porter. I envisaged her doing a lot of composers. The trick was to change the backing enough so that, here and there, there would be signs of jazz. Fitzgerald's time on the Verve label would see her produce her most highly acclaimed recordings, at the peak of her vocal powers.
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook. Released by Universal Music Apr 2007 35 Tracks. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook is a English album released on Apr 2007. This album is composed by Cole Porter. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook Album has 35 songs sung by Ella Fitzgerald. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook songs on Gaana.
All Through The Night
Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today)
Too Darn Hot
In The Still Of The Night
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Do I Love You?
Always True To You In My Fashion
Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
Just One Of Those Things
Ev'ry Time We Say Good-bye
All Of You
Begin The Beguine
Get Out Of Town
I Am In Love
From This Moment On
I Love Paris
You Do Something To Me
Easy To Love
It's All Right With Me
Why Can't You Behave
What Is This Thing Called Love?
You're The Top
Love For Sale
Night And Day
Ace In The Hole
So In Love
I've Got You Under My Skin
I Concentrate On You
Don't Fence Me In
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"Ella's brilliant performance of 32 of Porter's greatest songs."
Recorded in Los Angeles, February, March, 1956 All music ASCAP