Ella In Berlin: Mack the Knife

ELLA FITZGERALD

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Our take

The First Lady of Song. The Queen of Jazz. Lady Ella. Noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing, timing, intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.

One of Fitzgerald's most acclaimed live performances, at this concert in Berlin, Ella improvised lyrics for "Mack the Knife" after forgetting the original lyrics. This album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999, which is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honour recordings that are at least twenty-five years old, and that have "qualitative or historical significance."

The vitals

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Released: 1960
Genre: Jazz
Label: Verve

Condition: New
Format: 1 x Vinyl LP
Speed: 33 1/3 RPM

Tracklist

1. "Gone With The Wind" (2:25)
2. "Misty" (2:38)
3. "The Lady Is A Tramp" (2:40)
4. "The Man I Love" (3:42)
5. "Summertime" (3:02)
6. "Too Darn Hot" (3:17)
7. "Lorelei" (3:27)
8. "Mack The Knife" (4:39)
9. "How High The Moon" (6:58)

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