All Roads Lead to Rome by Ella Fitzgerald & Her Trio on CD
The Newport Jazz Festival date features Ella Fitzgerald's sizzling vocal talents showcased in a small band setting that boasts the participation of pianist Don Abney, bassist Wendell Marshall and drummer Jo Jones. Nearly a year after the Newport Jazz Festival date Ella performed one of her most celebrated concerts in Rome on April 25, 1958. The vocalist is backed here by her regular piano trio of the period, which includes pianist Lou Levy, bassist Max Bennett and drummer Gus Johnson. Gambi. 2005.