Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong|
Cheek to Cheek
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
More of the Greatest
(4 out of 5 stars)
"A fine compilation of duets from two of the most recognized voices in 20th century music [Armstrong and Fitzgerald]. I recommend the album from the strength of the title track alone, "Cheek to Cheek" to the popular "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off" and "The Nearness Of You". The only one problem I have with the album is the inclusion of "What A Wonderful World" which for some marketing reason has to be included in just about every Armstrong compilation. While a great song, here in this album of duets, it is an uncomfortable solo number that breaks rythym early on in the cd.Still, for those just discovering these two, a good buy nonetheless."
A decent collection, but buyer beware....
(3 out of 5 stars)
"If you are looking for Louis and Ella singing "Baby, It's Cold Outside," this collection does NOT contain that duet. There is an * next to that title and the notation "*Sarah Vaughan." However, to me the woman singing does sound like Ella, but the man is definitely NOT Louis (I don't know who it is, but it's not Louis!) The other songs are great, of course, but there are no liner notes of any kind. I would suggest finding one of the Verve recordings with the same songs...at least that way you can get some information about when they were recorded, etc."