Ella and Oscar

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Ella and Oscar
Studio album by Ella Fitzgerald
Released 1976[1]
Recorded May 19, 1975, Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 44:10
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
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Oscar Peterson chronology
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Ella and Oscar is a 1975 album by Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by pianist Oscar Peterson and, for the second half of the album, double bassist Ray Brown. [3]

Fitzgerald's two previous albums with piano accompaniment were 1950's Ella Sings Gershwin (with Ellis Larkins) and 1960's Ella Fitzgerald Sings Songs from Let No Man Write My Epitaph with Paul Smith.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 3:30
  2. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:59
  3. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 4:58
  4. "More Than You Know" (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) – 4:37
  5. "There's a Lull in My Life" (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 4:58
  6. "Midnight Sun" (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) – 3:40
  7. "I Hear Music" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) – 5:12
  8. "Street of Dreams" (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) – 4:08
  9. "April in Paris" (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) – 8:37