Live at Yoshi's (Dee Dee Bridgewater album)

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Live at Yoshi's
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Live album by
ReleasedFebruary 15, 2000
RecordedApril 25–28, 1998
VenueJack London Square, Oakland, CA
Yoshi's, Oakland, CA
GenreVocal jazz
Length1:07:55
LabelVerve
ProducerAlfredo Cruz, Becca Pulliam, Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dee Dee Bridgewater chronology
Dear Ella
(1997)
Live at Yoshi's
(2000)
This Is New
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert ChristgauA–[2]

Live at Yoshi's is a 1998 live album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland, California.[3]

Bridgewater sings several songs from her last album Dear Ella, a tribute to the jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, who had died a year previously, and this live album was partly recorded on what would have been Fitzgerald's 81st birthday.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Undecided" (Leo Robin, Charlie Shavers) – 8:57
  2. "(I'd Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China" (Frank Loesser) – 6:09
  3. "Stairway to the Stars" (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) – 7:56
  4. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry M. Woods) – 5:13
  5. "Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine" (James Brown) – 2:32
  6. "Midnight Sun" (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) – 7:08
  7. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) – 6:14
  8. "Love for Sale" (vocal melody : Cole Porter, music : Herbie Hancock) – 14:06
  9. "Cotton Tail" (Duke Ellington) – 9:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Consumer Guide Reviews: Live at Yoshi's". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  3. ^ Live at Yoshi's at AllMusic