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Ella and Basie!


Download links and information about Ella and Basie! by Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald. This album was released in 1963 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 58:39 minutes.

Artist: Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald
Release date: 1963
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 18
Duration: 58:39
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No. Title Length
1. Honeysuckle Rose 2:40
2. 'Deed I Do 2:42
3. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall 3:19
4. Them There Eyes 5:05
5. Dream a Little Dream of Me 4:06
6. Tea for Two 3:15
7. Satin Doll 3:15
8. I'm Beginning to See the Light (1963 Version) 4:04
9. Shiny Stockings 3:32
10. My Last Affair 3:16
11. Ain't Misbehavin' 3:12
12. On the Sunny Side of the Street 3:04
13. My Last Affair (Take 1) 3:17
14. My Last Affair (Take 2) 3:22
15. Robbin's Nest (Breakdown) 1:11
16. Robbin's Nest (Take 1) 3:23
17. Robbin's Nest (Take 2) 3:01
18. Robbin's Nest (Take 3) 2:55



Surprisingly enough this 1963 LP was the first time (other than a couple songs) that Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie recorded together. (The match-up was so logical that it would be repeated many times over the next 20 years.) Fitzgerald sounds fine and, even if Quincy Jones' arrangements did not give the Basie musicians as much space for solos — although two songs do feature a bit of trumpeter Joe Newman, trombonist Urbie Green and Frank Foster on tenor — this is an enjoyable effort. High points include "Honeysuckle Rose," "Them There Eyes" and "Shiny Stockings."