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Instantly enchanting

Advantages: Classic songs sung beautifully
Disadvantages: None

I bought Ella Fitzgerald when told by three of my friends that she could make your life better; this is true. It's partly the quality of the songs she sings on these two albums - all jazz standards by wonderful composers such as Gershwin and Cole Porter ...

Athene 22.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Essential Ella - Ella Fitzgerald

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Essential Ella - Ella Fitzgerald

Advantages: Beautiful Lady with a Beautiful Voice
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I found this CD a couple of years ago in my mum's collection when I was looking for something to listen to as I was bored. I was pleasently suprised when I discovered it had lots of pieces that I already knew. I have been brought up surrounded by classica ...

red-head 14.02.2007 · Read full review
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An Ella's Good Old Days Album (Edited Version)

Advantages: Easy listerning - Relax mode - Good recording
Disadvantages: Sax solo a bit shorter - I like more !

Introduction My first impression to Ella is from a compilation. What's an amazing to me when her gentle and intimate voice came into my ears? She is really a good singer that you are hard to find in now a day. She sings with her soul and feeling. The ...

newbee123 20.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Best Of The Songbooks - Ballads, The - Ella Fitzgerald

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Stratospheric trumpet playing at its best

Advantages: The tracks are all hits and the playing is out of this world
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This album is a great introduction to Maynard Ferguson's music and includes all his best known and loved hits. If you've never heard him play before you will be awestruck. There is still no one to rival his amazing upper register playing. All the recordi ...

nicenoise 04.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of This Is Jazz, Vol. 16 - Maynard Ferguson

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