Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong – Ella & Louis Again (Vinyl 2LP)

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Description

*This is a Vinyl LP*

Release Date:  2022

Label:  Verve (Acoustic Sounds Series)

 

Track List

Side A

  1. Don’t Be That Way
  2. Makin’ Whoopee
  3. They All Laughed
  4. Comes Love
  5. Autumn In New York

Side B

  1. Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)
  2. Stompin’ At The Savoy
  3. I Won’t Dance
  4. Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good To You?

Side C

  1. Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
  2. These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
  3. I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
  4. Willow Weep For Me
  5. I’m Puttin’ All My Eggs In One Basket

Side D

  1. A Fine Romance
  2. Ill Wind
  3. Love Is Here To Stay
  4. I Get A Kick Out Of You
  5. Learnin’ The Blues

 

Notes

Acoustic Sounds Series reissues from Verve/Universal Music Enterprises!

Monthly releases highlighting the world’s most historic and best jazz records!

Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes

180-gram LPs pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Stoughton Printing gatefold old-style tip-on jackets

Series supervised by Chad Kassem CEO of Acoustic Sounds

Producer Norman Granz had a stroke of genius when he signed the jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong to his Verve label. The duo that critics have called “A match made in heaven,” take to the microphone here for a repeat on Ella And Louis Again, the sequel to 1956’s acclaimed Ella and Louis. Ella’s voice — radiant, warm, sweet as honey, and Louis’ gritty, gravelly, croon formed a sound rife with commercial success.

The sequel album was backed by the Oscar Peterson trio, with Louie Bellson replacing Buddy Rich on the drums. The 10-track album had seven tracks with solo singing and three duet tracks. Ella and Louis Again stood out from their first album and subsequent album Porgy and Bess. It focused more on the artist’s voices rather than Louis’ trumpet solos on Ella and Louis and didn’t have a big band like the one featured in Porgy and Bess. This focus truly brought the voices of the two icons center stage, where they were able to perform in perfect black and white contrast. The Oscar Peterson trio did not go unnoticed, however. They were mentioned as a “solid rhythm section” by Alex Henderson at AllMusic.

Ella and Louis Again will rein down in history as being an important piece to what could be considered the most iconic jazz trilogy of all time.

Originally released in 1957.

Musicians:
Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals
Ella Fitzgerald, vocals
Louie Bellson, drums
Ray Brown, bass
Herb Ellis, guitar
Oscar Peterson, piano

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