10 Jul 2020

A Celebration of Louis and Ella

From Music Alive, 8:00 pm on 10 July 2020

Australian jazz musician James Morrison performs a concert of music by two of the greats with guest vocalist Emma Pask and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

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Jazz legend James Morrison and star vocalist Emma Pask channel Ella and Satchmo in concert of American Songbook classics.

James Morrison (trumpet), Emma Pask (vocalist), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Northey

Music Details:

Hello Dolly (Jerry Herman)
Birth of the blues (Ray Henderson, Buddy G. DeSylva, Lew Brown)
Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf)
Imagination (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
Don’t get around much any more (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell)
Struttin’ with some BBQ (Louis Armstrong)
They can’t take that away from me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
L.O.V.E. (Bert Kaempfert, Milt Gabler)
The Nearness of you (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington)
Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn)
Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams)
It don’t mean a thing (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)

Recorded in Aotea Centre, Auckland, 16 August 2018 by RNZ Concert