Just in time for the holidays, a new 4-CD and digital set of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong classic duets will be released November 10.
Cheek To Cheek: The Complete Duet Recordings, is a 75-track collection combining newly remastered versions of three Fitzgerald and Armstrong recordings – Ella and Louis, Ella and Louis Again, and Porgy and Bess. The compilation will also include live recordings from Jazz at the Hollywood Bowl, and other favorite hits, including unreleased material – The Memphis Blues with Bing Crosby, a few takes of Armstrong’s solo showcase, Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess; and an instrumental mix of Red-Headed Woman.
In addition to the memorable sounds of two legendary singers, Cheek To Cheek also gives listeners a unique backstage pass to enjoy Fitzgerald and Armstrong at their most beautiful, behind the scenes toying with alternate takes and signature camaraderie.
Cheek To Cheek is currently available for Pre-order via Amazon.com.