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For the first time on CD, the complete Jazz At The Philharmonic performances of Ella Fitzgerald, previously issued by Verve on various albums and now in one dynamic live set featuring some of the greatest musicians of all time. Highlights include now-classic interpretations of "Old Mother Hubbard," "Oh, Lady be Good!," "Lullaby Of Birdland" and the all-star jam session "Flyin' Home." The remastered collection includes an essay by author Will Friedwald.
Personnel: Herb Ellis (guitar); Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone); Tommy Turk (trombone); Hank Jones , Raymond Tunia (piano); J.C. Heard, Buddy Rich (drums).
Liner Note Author: Will Friedwald.
Recording information: Bushnell Memorial Hall, Hartford, Connecticut (09/17/1949-09/18/1949); Carnegie Hall, New York (09/17/1949-09/18/1949); Bushnell Memorial Hall, Hartford, Connecticut (09/19/1953); Carnegie Hall, New York (09/19/1953).
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