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Remembering Ella

Leo Green celebrates Ella Fitzgerald's golden voice with brilliant records and famous fans, including Dame Cleo Laine, Patti Austin, Mica Paris and Imelda May.

Leo Green and special guests celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's golden voice, on the centenary of her birth.

Dame Cleo Laine, Patti Austin, Mica Paris, Adrian Dunbar and Imelda May chat to Leo about their love for The First Lady of Song and each choose an 'Essential Ella' track, as does Ella's son Ray Brown Jnr.

You'll hear classics like 'Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye', 'Manhattan', 'Mack The Knife' and Ella's 'Summertime' duet with Louis Armstrong, alongside plenty more glorious records from throughout her long career and across the many musical genres in which she excelled.

If you love her landmark Songbook albums, or want to hear Ella Fitzgerald sing The Beatles or Bacharach, don't miss Remembering Ella!

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Tue 25 Apr 2017 20:00

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  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Too Darn Hot

    • The Cole Porter Songbook Volume One.
    • His Master's Voice.
    • 4.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Can't Buy Me Love

    • A Portrait Of Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Stylus Music.
    • 15.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots

    I'm Beginning To See The Light

    • Ella Fitzgerald With Count Basie And His Orchestra.
    • Verve Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Volare

    • The History Of Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Verve Records.
    • 3.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Sunshine Of Your Love

    • The In-Laws.
    • Universal Music (UK) Limited.
    • 13.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

    I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket

    • Ella and Louis Again.
    • Verve.
    • 9.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Get Happy

    • Forever Ella.
    • 8.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

    • A Portrait Of Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Stylus Music.
    • 2.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    This Could Be the Start of Something Big (Live At the Crescendo)

    • Ella In Hollywood.
    • His Master's Voice.
  • Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong

    Summertime

    • Our Love Is Here To Stay: Ella & Louis Sing Gershwin.
    • Verve Records.
    • 12.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Mack the Knife (Live)

    • The Very Best Of Jazz Club CD1.
    • Copy Con.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie

    On The Sunny Side Of The Street

    • On The Sunny Side Of The Street.
    • Verve Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Something's Gotta Give

    • The Best Of The Songbooks.
    • Verve Records.
    • 1.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    It's Only A Paper Moon

    • The Songbooks.
    • Universal Music Operations L.
    • 8.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    This Girl's In Love With You

    • Sunshine Of Your Love.
    • Polydor.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Manhattan

    • The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books.
    • Verve Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    How Long Has This Been Going On?

    • Ella & Duke At The Côte D'Azur.
    • Verve Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington

    Imagine My Frustration

    • Ella At Duke's Place.
    • Verve Records.
    • 6.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Get Ready

    • Things Ain't What They Used To Be (And You Better Believe It).
    • Reprise Music.
    • 1.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Marty Paich Orchestra

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    • Whisper Not.
    • VERVE RECORDS.
    • 12.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Moon Ray

    • Stairway To The Stars.
    • Castle Communications plc.
    • 15.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    (You'll Have to Swing It) Mr. Paganini (Live At the Crescendo)

    • Ella In Hollywood.
    • His Master's Voice.

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