Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!

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Catalog: CJA00280
Format: CD


Vintage 1934 “Apollo Amateur Night” Radio Broadcast‐Judy / Ella 100 Co‐Host David Alan Grier Opening / A Tisket‐A Tasket When I Get Low, I Get High / Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me / Love You Madly / The Nearness Of You / Oh, Lady Be Good How High The Moon / Back To The Apollo! (Apple) / I Loves You Porgy / There’s A Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon For Ny / Cry Me A River / Honeysuckle Rose / Once In A While / You’ll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini) + Paganini Bows Reprise / People

Com In 1934, a 17‐year old singer named Ella Fitzgerald took the stage at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem during Amateur Night and took home first prize, launching an extraordinary career which spanned over decades and crowned her "The First Lady of Song." The new release Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! was recorded during live tribute concert at the Apollo, honoring Ella Fitzgerald's 100 birthday and commemorating the discovery of her talent. Featuring vocalists Patti Austin with David Alan Grier, Lizz Wright, Cassandra Wilson, Ledisi, Monica Mancini. The live album also features The Count Basie Orchestra and The Ella 100 All‐Star Quartet, which consists of Shelly Berg, Nathan East, Gregg Field and Brian Nova. Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! transports listeners back to this magical evening in 2016.

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