Ella Songbook

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (1956/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (1956/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 122:50 minutes | 2,57 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Long considered a jewel in Verve Records' very impressive crown, Fitzgerald's songbook collections of various composers–a series that was started by the success of this set–are all wonderful, but her natural wit and intelligence was at its most perfect with Cole Porter's erudite, urbane songs. While not as scat-oriented as her small group outings, these Porter sets offer her most realized pop performances. Also, the gold remastering does a fine job of bringing out the nuances in the arrangements, making this a treasure for the serious collector and the casual listener alike. A true American music gem.

VA - All The Things You Are Jerome Kern Songbook (2005)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Oct. 11, 2016
VA - All The Things You Are Jerome Kern Songbook (2005)

VA - All The Things You Are Jerome Kern Songbook (2005)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 107 min | 246 MB
Label: Universal Music | Rel: 2005

The legacy of composer Jerome Kern is celebrated on this hodgepodge release which collects together 16 performances of his songs by a variety of singers: Ella Fitzgerald, Arthur Prysock, Helen Merrill, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Jackie and Roy, Ernestine Anderson, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby and three by Margaret Whiting. None of the music is particularly rare and the emphasis overall is on straight versions of the lyrics and Kern's melodies. This release is more for the general listener than for any serious collector.

Jane Monheit - The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at April 8, 2016
Jane Monheit - The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald (2016)

Jane Monheit - The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 58:12 min | 136 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | Label: Emerald City Records

Jazz, like any art, is a rich loam of inspiration and direction. A given contemporary artist has many options for smartly programmed recordings centered on paying tribute. It may be homage to a repertoire, a selected composer, or a particular peer within their own musical neighborhood. Cassandra Wilson's recent Coming Forth By Day (Sony Legacy, 2015) is only one of the most recent such recording addressing the music of Billie Holiday. Holiday has been the focus of many homage recordings. Certainly, she cannot be considered a stylistic black hole robbing equal talent of similar recognition.
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.
Ella Fitzgerald - Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960/2014) [24bit/192kHz]

Ella Fitzgerald Sings Songs from Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 42:41 minutes | 1,83 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Considered one of Ella's greatest recordings, she's backed on this 1960 release by pianist Paul Smith. Let No Man Write My Epitaph was a 1960 Hollywood movie featuring Fitzgerald. The album hits at a depth of emotional understanding that critics often complained was missing in Ella's reading of jazz lyrics, and once again establishes her as one of the supreme interpreters of the Great American Songbook.
Ella Fitzgerald - The Rough Guide To Jazz Legends: Ella Fitzgerald (2 CD) (2010)

Ella Fitzgerald - The Rough Guide To Jazz Legends: Ella Fitzgerald (2 CD) (2010)
Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 111 min | 254 MB
Label: The Rough Guide | Rel: 2010

From her early career on the streets of Harlem, through her jazz, blues and bebop eras, Ella Fitzgerald enthralled the world with her stunning vocals and incredible range. This rough Guide has been lovingly re-mastered to present one of the greatest legacies of recorded music and confirms, once again, why she was hailed as the First Lady of Song. Comes with a bonus CD: American Songbook which features tracks by The Ink Spots, Dinah Washington, and many more.
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Abraca Jobim (1981) {Pablo Records}

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Abraca Jobim (1981) {Pablo Records}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 504MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz

Ella Abraca Jobim or Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook is a 1981 studio album by Ella Fitzgerald, devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim. It was reissued on CD in 1991, although the CD version does not include the song "Don't Ever Go Away". Though it is subtitled as such, this album is not usually considered part of Fitzgerald's 'Songbook' series, the last of the 'Songbook' albums having been recorded in 1964. It was Fitzgerald's first album of music devoted to a single composer since 1972's Ella Loves Cole, and it was her only album recorded entirely in the bossa nova style, though she had been singing Jobim's songs since the mid-1960s.
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book (1957/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book (1957/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 115:00 minutes | 4,14 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Dubbed the First Lady of Jazz, multi-GRAMMY winner Ella Fitzgerald was a celebrated interpreter of the Great American Songbook. The vocalist showcases her multifaceted talents on this collection from the Rodgers and Hart’s repertoire. The pair was responsible for some of music’s greatest songs with their striking melodies and compelling lyrics. The recording, inducted into the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame, features the standards “My Funny Valentine,” “The Lady Is A Tramp,” “It Never Entered My Mind,” “Blue Moon,” “You Took Advantage of Me,” “Manhattan” and “Where Or When.” The album is confirmation of Fitzgerald’s undeniable genius and a testament to why she is one of music’s greatest singers, and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers - 1959 (2003) {Re Post}

Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers - 1959 (2003)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 12 Tracks | 40:25 | 93 MB
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Verve

Recorded just before and after the period that she made the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook, Ella Fitzgerald is in fine form on this obscure LP, performing a dozen standards. Although two songs are by Harold Arlen, the composers were in most cases less prolific than the ones she saluted in her songbook series. Ella is backed by a large unidentified orchestra conducted and arranged by Frank DeVol. Swingers alternate with ballads, and as usual, Ella uplifts everything, including "Let's Fall In Love," "Moonlight Serenade," "Gone With the Wind" and "East of the Sun." An enjoyable if not classic release. ~ Scott Yanow
Various Artists - Great American Songbook: Ladies Of Song (Box Set) (2004)

Various Artists - Great American Songbook: Ladies Of Song (Box Set) (2004)
Vocal Jazz, Pop, Easy Listening | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 202 min | 478 MB
Label: Dynamic Entertainment | Rel: 2004

Great American Songbook: Ladies of Song is a budget-priced, three-disc sampler devoted to romantic ballads and relaxing background music from popular vocalists of the '40s. These 66 tracks feature several tracks apiece by Peggy Lee, June Christy, Doris Day, and Ella Fitzgerald, along with second-tier vocalists including Kathryn Grayson, Margaret Whiting, and Vera Lynn. While the packaging is drab, the music successfully highlights the best female singers of the era.