Jazz At Santa Monica Civic '72

Jazz At Santa Monica Civic '72

Jazz at Santa Monica '72 is a 1972 (see 1972 in music) live album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a jazz trio led by the pianist Tommy Flanagan, and the Count Basie Orchestra.

This concert was initially sold through mail order by the jazz producer and impresario, Norman Granz, as a three-LP set. The phenomenal success of the album led to Granz founding Pablo Records, his first record label since Verve Records, which he later sold to MGM.

The concert was originally intended to feature only the Count Basie Orchestra and Ella Fitzgerald, but Granz invited some surprise "guests", the trumpeters Roy Eldridge and Harry "Sweets" Edison, the tenor saxophonists, Stan Getz and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and the pianist Oscar Peterson and bassist Ray Brown.

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Jazz At Santa Monica Civic '72 - Personnel
... Recorded June 2, 1972, in Santa Monica, California Tracks 2-6 Count Basie Orchestra Tracks 7-14 Jazz at the Philharmonic All Stars Track 15 Oscar Peterson Tracks 16-20 Ella Fitzgerald Count Basie Orchestra ...

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