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At the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 (Live)

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Download links and information about At the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 (Live) by Ella Fitzgerald. This album was released in 1975 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 46:39 minutes.

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald
Release date: 1975
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 9
Duration: 46:39
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Caravan (Live) 2:36
2. Satin Doll (Live) 2:49
3. Teach Me Tonight (Live) 4:36
4. Wave (Live) 5:11
5. It's All Right With Me (Live) 2:59
6. Let's Do It (Live) 5:39
7. How High the Moon (Live) 8:36
8. The Girl from Ipanema (Live) 8:14
9. 'Tain't Nobody's Bizness (If I Do) [Live] 5:59

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Although Ella Fitzgerald had been on the jazz scene for over four decades by the time of this 1975 concert at the Montreux Jazz Festival, she still knew how to swing and keep the audience in the palm of her hand. Backed by lyrical pianist Tommy Flanagan, the solid bassist Keter Betts and the driving drummer Bobby Durham, the vocalist wows the crowd with a mix of standards, popular jazz compositions and ballads in a way that only she could do it. Even though her voice shows evidence of a little more vibrato on her held notes at the end of a phrase (especially on the ballads), she still emotes like no one else, occasionally adding some playful scat in the up-tempo numbers and captivating the audience with her romp through "How High the Moon," a piece she kept fresh even though she had performed it hundreds of times over the years. This is easily one of Ella Fitzgerald's better live sets from late in her career, which would continue for another decade before ill health finally caused her to retire.