Ella Fitzgerald The Intimate Ella

Ella Fitzgerald – The Rogers And Hart Songbook Volumes 1 & 2 (1956)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)
Ella Fitzgerald – The Rogers And Hart Songbook Volumes 1 & 2 (1956)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)

Ella Fitzgerald – The Rogers And Hart Songbook Volumes 1 & 2 (1956)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)
1956 | Jazz | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers(400Dpi) | Vol.1 345Mb+21Mb | Vol. 2 341Mb+21Mb

Only Frank Sinatra has put his indelible stamp on as many pages of the American Popular Songbook as Ella Fitzgerald. But while Sinatra specialized in mood-themed albums (his composer-based collections were compiled from material already released), Fitzgerald's ambitious songbooks devoted themselves to one great songwriter after another: Cole Porter, the Gershwins, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, and so on. The two-volume Rodgers and Hart project ranks with the best, and if Buddy Bergman's arrangements are a bit sweeter than his Cole Porter settings, or Nelson Riddle's Gershwin treatments, they suit the material just fine. And what a wide range of material it is (with original verses intact!), intermingling novelty show tunes ("Give it Back to the Indians," "Johnny One Note"), sophisticated standards ("Manhattan," "Blue Moon," "The Lady Is a Tramp"), and lush ballads ("Isn't it Romantic," "It Never Entered My Mind"). But for my money, the most exquisite thing Fitzgerald ever recorded is her seven-minute "Bewitched" (a.k.a. "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered") on Vol. 2, casting a spell of hushed reverie that makes time stand still.
Ella Fitzgerald – The Johnny Mercer Songbook (1964)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)

Ella Fitzgerald – The Johnny Mercer Songbook (1964)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)
1964 | Jazz | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers(400Dpi) | 259Mb+15Mb

A legendary lyricist was Johnny Mercer, from the thirties "Hooray for Hollywood" to the sixties "Moon River", Mr. Mercer added his poetic vision to enhance beautiful melodies. Miss Fitzgerald recorded this tribute to, "The Man from Charleston", for Verve Records in her songbook cycle. I particularly like this one for, Mercer wrote lyrics with some of the best composers in America. The disc contains, "Midnight Sun" written by Lionel Hampton, "Laura" by David Raksin, "This Time The Dreams On Me" by Harold Arlen and Mercer's own music and lyrics, the haunting, "Dream". Great arrangements and Ella's impeccable phrasing add up to a sumptious tribute to a wonderful talent.

Ella Fitzgerald&Duke Ellington - Ella At Duke's Place 1965  Music

Posted by Hatifnatt at Oct. 21, 2006
Ella Fitzgerald&Duke Ellington - Ella At Duke's Place 1965

Ella Fitzgerald&Duke Ellington - Ella At Duke's Place 1965
MP3 | CBR 160kbps | 56MB

Ella Fitzgerald - Sing the Swing With Ella Fitzgerald  

Posted by DjangoTiger at Dec. 16, 2013
Ella Fitzgerald - Sing the Swing With Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald - Sing the Swing With Ella Fitzgerald
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 50 Tracks | 02:52:41 | 423 MB | Year: 1995, Edited by The Blue Bridge Records: 2012
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Swing | Label: The Blue Bridge Records

Dubbed "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums.
Her voice was flexible, wide-ranging, accurate and ageless. She could sing sultry ballads, sweet jazz and imitate every instrument in an orchestra. She worked with all the jazz greats, from Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Nat King Cole, to Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman. (Or rather, some might say all the jazz greats had the pleasure of working with Ella).
This album is a great demonstration of this, the swing in the fullest sense demonstration.

Ella Fitzgerald – The Intimate Ella (1960)(Verve)  

Posted by janwal46 at July 17, 2009
Ella Fitzgerald – The Intimate Ella (1960)(Verve)

Ella Fitzgerald – The Intimate Ella (1960)(Verve)
1960 | Jazz | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers(400Dpi) | 232Mb+10Mb

For those who say that Ella's singing was pure technique and lacked feeling (especially when they compare her with Billie Holiday) here we have the proof of that statement being absolutely untrue! Ella sings only accompanied by a subtle piano, and you can even listen to her breathing. It's such a creation of her own what she did with this collection of songs, the phrasing, the tempo, her voice at its peak, the sentiment deeply attached to each song (Yes; the sentiment! ). One wishes that she would have done more albums like this one. A Superior Experience.
Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb & His Orchestra - Swingsation (1998)

Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb & His Orchestra - Swingsation (1998)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 52 min | 119 MB
Label: The Verve Music Group | Rel: 1998

A collection of 18 tracks from Ella Fitzgerald's beginnings as a performer, these songs have her in front of Chick Webb's orchestra. For those discovering the First Lady of Song, this is an excellent place to start. You'll hear the voice of a young Fitzgerald on some of her goofiest jive numbers like "When I Get Low I Get High," "Vote for Mr. Rhythm," "Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie," her immortal signature tune "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," and "'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)," among others. To find this is to discover a treasure that should lead you to the Classics label recordings of Ella and her early-period fellas.

Ella Fitzgerald - Swings Lightly / Swings Brightly (2013)  

Posted by DjangoTiger at Oct. 20, 2015
Ella Fitzgerald - Swings Lightly / Swings Brightly (2013)

Ella Fitzgerald - Swings Lightly / Swings Brightly (2013)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 32 Tracks | 1:39:45 | 227 MB
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Not Now Music

Ella Swings Lightly was recorded in 1958 and features the Marty Paich Dektette. The songs whilst including a number of very well known standards eg " Little White Lies"; "As Long as I Live"; "Blues in the Night" etc also has less main stream standards and many of these bring to the listener Ella's ability to "scat", vocal improvisation which gives singers the ability to sing improvised melodies and rhythms, to create the equivalent of an instrumental solo using their voice…
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - The Complete Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong (1997) [3CD Set] {Verve} [repost]

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - The Complete Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong (1997) [3CD Set] {Verve}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 958 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 519 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 301 Mb | 5% repair rar | 22-bit remaster
© 1997 Verve / PolyGram | 314 537 284-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Standards / Traditional Pop

Here is an instruction manual for singers. Phrasing, intonation, breath control, taste, musicianship, restraint, humor; it's all here. What with "jazz singing" wandering all over the lot as the century staggers to a close, let's hope that The Complete (what dimensions that phrase has in this context) Ella and Louis will be used for serious course work, and not just by beginners. The package contains everything from the LPs Ella & Louis, Ella and Louis Again and Porgy and Bess, plus two tracks of Fitzgerald sitting in with Armstrong's band at the Hollywood Bowl. The contrast between her polished perfection and his rough perfection is delicious. Armstrong's trumpet playing, nearing its last full burst of glory, is as moving as his voice.The songs are by the cream of American song writers, including Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Arlen, Ronnell, Duke and Kern. They have never been sung better.

Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Returns To Berlin (1961)(Verve)  

Posted by janwal46 at July 23, 2009
Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Returns To Berlin (1961)(Verve)

Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Returns To Berlin (1961)(Verve)
1961 | Jazz | FLAC+CUE+Covers(400Dpi) | NO LOG | 415Mb+3Mb

I believe that "Ella Returns to Berlin" is simply the best of the live concerts–far better than the concert the year before, in 1960, this concert shows Ella to be more fun, more in command, but just as loved. The concert is eroneously called, "Ella Comes Back to Berlin" by Norman Granz in the introduction. But once Ella takes the stage, there are no more errors–only breath-taking moments of live jazz. Special mention must go to guitarist Herb Ellis who is given prominence here. On some tracks it's just Ella and the guitarist you hear, which really adds a sense of intimacy to what must have been a very large concert hall. The song selection shows more variety and range this time. Ella adds a Jerome Kern medley which really melts your heart with its poignancy. Who said Ella can't sing with any emotion like Billie Holiday? This CD certainly proves Ella was Billie's equal in the jazz pantheon.
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book (1958/2013) [24bit/192kHz]

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book (1958/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 91:08 minutes | 4,02 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Released in 1958, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook features arrangements by Paul Weston. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for ALbum of the Year at the inaugural Grammy Awards. Fitzgerald won the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Female.