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Ella and Dizzy Revisited

Tribute to jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie, as singer Dianne Reeves and trumpeter James Morrison showcase some of the music most closely associated with them.

A special Proms tribute to jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie, in the centenary year of their births. Grammy Award-winning singer Dianne Reeves and sensational trumpeter James Morrison perform with the BBC Concert Orchestra under the baton of Hollywood music legend John Mauceri, as they showcase some of the music most closely associated with Ella and Dizzy.

2 hours, 5 minutes

Music Played

  • George Gershwin

    Manhattan Rhapsody

    Performer: Victor Sangiorgio. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: John Mauceri.
  • George Gershwin

    A Foggy Day

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
  • Ray Noble

    Cherokee

    Performer: James Morrison. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: James Morrison.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Round Midnight

    Performer: James Morrison. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Joe Chindamo.
  • George Gershwin

    Embraceable You

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Billy Childs.
  • Duke Ellington

    Harlem

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: John Mauceri.
  • Ernesto Lecuona

    Jungle Drums

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
  • George Gershwin

    Fascinating Rhythm

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Billy Childs.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Manteca

    Performer: James Morrison. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Graeme Lyall.
  • Duke Ellington

    Caravan

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
  • Dianne Reeves

    Tango du Jour

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Gil Goldstein.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    A Night In Tunisia

    Performer: James Morrison. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Sean O'Boyle.
  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: Billy Childs. Performer: James Morrison.
  • Duke Ellington

    It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

    Performer: Dianne Reeves. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri. Music Arranger: James Morrison. Performer: James Morrison.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter YolanDa Brown
Performer James Morrison
Performer Dianne Reeves
Performer Victor Sangiorgio
Performer William Morrison
Performer Harry Morrison
Performer Patrick Danao
Performer Peter Martin
Orchestra BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor John Mauceri
Executive Producer Francesca Kemp
Producer Martyn Stevens
Director John Kirby

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