06/19/13

New ‘Verve Remixed’ Release Highlighting Female Artists Due July 16

Ella, Sarah, Nina and others remixed by contemporary DJs and producers

Verve Remixed: The First Ladies, the latest release in Verve Records’ continuing series of recordings featuring remixes of classic jazz, is set for release July 16. The all-female compilation features 13 tracks by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

The original tracks have been remixed by producers and DJs including Zeds Dead, the Kaskade, Toro Y Moi, Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, among others.

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Nina Simone
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Marlena Shaw

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Track Listing

1. Ella Fitzgerald – Too Darn Hot (RAC MIX)
2. Astrud Gilberto – Fly Me To The Moon (KASKADE REMIX)
3. Sarah Vaughan – Please Mr. Brown (PONTUS WINNBERG OF MIIKE SNOW REMIX)
4. Nina Simone – Feeling Good (BASSNECTAR REMIX)
5. Marlena Shaw – Women of the Ghetto (FLUME’S JACKIN HOUSE MIX)
6. Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (ZEDS DEAD REMIX)
7. Billie Holiday – My Man (TORO Y MOI REMIX)
8. Astrud Gilberto and Walter Wanderley Trio – So Nice (AZARI & III REMIX)
9. Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Jericho (C2C REMIX)
10. Nina Simone – Put A Spell On You (PRETTY LIGHTS REMIX)
11. Ella Fitzgerald – Blue Skies (MAYA JANE COLES REMIX)
12. Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto – Corcovado (TOKiMONSTA REMIX)
13. Dinah Washington – I’ve Got You Under My Skin (DJ CARNAGE AND VICTOR NIGLIO REMIX)

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