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Title Ella Fitzgerald [videorecording] : live in '57 & '63 / Reelin' in the Years Productions ; producers, David Peck & Phillip Galloway.

Imprint [San Diego, CA] : Reelin' in the Years Productions, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MJ FITZ LFS F00DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.).
Series Jazz icons
Jazz icons.
Note Special features: booklet featuring: liner notes by Will Friedwald; moving foreword by Ella's son, Ray Brown, Jr.; rare photographs and memorabilia.
Contents Belgium 1957: Angel eyes / Earl Brent, Matt Dennis -- Lullaby of Birdland / George Shearing, George David Weiss -- Love for sale / Cole Porter -- Tenderly / Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence -- April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg -- Just one of those things -- Roll 'em Pete / Peter Johnson -- I can't give you anything but love / Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh -- It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing) / Duke Ellington, Irving Mills -- Sweden 1963: No moon at all / Redd Evans, Dave Mann -- Just one of those things / Cole Porter -- Runnin' wild / Arthur Gibbs, Joe Grey, and Leo Wood -- Georgia on my mind / Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell -- Desafinado / Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca -- Hallelujah, I love her so / Ray Charles -- Mack the knife / Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, and Kurt Weill.
Credits Editor, Steve Scoville.
Performer Ella Fitzgerald, vocal ; Don Abney, piano ; Ray Brown, bass ; Jo Jones, drums ; Herb Ellis, guitar ; Roy Eldridge, trumpet ; Oscar Peterson, piano (1st segment) ; Ella Fitzgerald, vocal ; Tommy Flanagan, piano ; Jim Hughart, bass ; Gus Johnson, drums ; Les Spann, guitar (2nd segment).
Event The first performance filmed in Belgium, 1957 for the program Jazz pour tous; the second performance filmed April 3, 1963 in Sweden for the program Mork sang.
Summary Features the "First Lady of Song" in two distinct performances. The first is the earliest known complete concert of Ella to be captured on film.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital mono.
Subject Fitzgerald, Ella.
Jazz -- 1951-1960.
Jazz -- 1961-1970.
Jazz vocals.
African American jazz musicians.
Genre/Form Concert films
Added Author Fitzgerald, Ella.
Peck, David.
Galloway, Phillip.
Abney, Don, 1923-2000. Instrumentalist.
Brown, Ray, 1926-2002. Instrumentalist.
Jones, Jo, 1911-1985. Instrumentalist.
Ellis, Herb, 1921-2010- Instrumentalist.
Eldridge, Roy, 1911-1989. Instrumentalist.
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007. Instrumentalist.
Flanagan, Tommy. Instrumentalist.
Hughart, Jim. Instrumentalist.
Johnson, Gus, 1913-2000. Instrumentalist.
Spann, Les, 1932-1989. Instrumentalist.
Reelin' in the Years Productions.
Added Title Live in '57 & '63
Live in 1957 and 1963
Live in nineteen-fifty-seven and nineteen-sixty-three
Standard No. 824121001919
Music No. DVWW-JIEF Reelin' in the Years Productions

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