The second disc to be produced from our 2020 crowd funding campaign - featuring vocalist Alice Grace with SSBB. With new arrangements especialy written for Strictly Smokin' to imagine music never recorded by Ella, alongside some of her classic tracks from iconic bands, arrangers and colaborators: Duke Ellington, Bully May, Frank de Vol and more.
1. Why Can't You Behave 2. Lullaby of Broadway 3. I've Got Beginners Luck 4. Old Black Magic 5. Love Me Or Leave Me 6. All The Things You Are 7. I Said No 8. A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing 9. I Fall In Love Too Easily 10. There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York
Vocals: Alice Grace Saxophones: Steve Summers, Keith Robinson, Jamie Toms, Dave Kerridge, Laurie Rangecroft. Guest soloist: Vasilis Xenopoulos. Trumpets: Gordon Marshall, Dick Stacey, Michael Lamb, Pete Tanton. Trombones: Kieran Parnaby, Mark Ferris, Chris Gray, John Flood.
Piano: Graham Don. Guitar: Pawel Jedrzejewski. Bass: Michael Whent. Drums: Guy Swinton.
Violins: Bradley Creswick, Joanne Atherton, Becky Howell, Ed Cross, Jayne Cuggy, Zoe Hodgson, Markus Lawrenson Viola: Chrissie Slater, Claudia Newbegin Celli: Ele Leckie, Mark Carroll Harp: Sarah Paterson Oboe: Philip Cull French Horn: Chris Senior
Engineered and mastered Liam Gaughan Mixed Liam Gaughan & Michael Lamb Label Jazz Sound Records JSR0012 Produced by Michael Lamb Graphic Design by Martin Lovegrove