is a 1979 Digital III at Montreux live album featuring a compilation of performances by Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Joe Pass, and Ray Brown, recorded at the 1979 Montreux Jazz Festival. It was produced and has liner notes by Norman Granz, the cover photo is by Phil Stern.
This is one of four albums featuring Fitzgerald at the
Montreux Jazz Festival and is Fitzgerald's third Montreux appearance to be released on record. The remainder of Fitzgerald's Montreux performance of this year was released on the 1979 album . A Perfect Match
Ella's performance on this album won her the
1982 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female.
Track listing [ edit ]
I Can't Get Started" ( Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) – 3:47 "Good Mileage" (
Dennis Wilson) – 7:17 "
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" ( Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:16 "Flying Home" (
Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Sydney Robin) – 8:05 "
I Cover the Waterfront" ( Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 3:49 "Lil' Darlin'" (
Neal Hefti) – 4:41 "
In Your Own Sweet Way" ( Dave Brubeck) – 7:01 "
Oleo" ( Sonny Rollins) – 4:51
Personnel [ edit ]
Recorded July 12, 1979, in
Count Basie Orchestra
References [ edit ]
^ Yanow, Scott. Digital III at Montreux at AllMusic