April 13, 1990 at 04:00 AM EDT
We gave it a B

Ella’s latest isn’t exactly a comeback, but it’s her first recording in a few years, and it’s phoenixlike. Her voice is no longer the cleansing instrument it once was, but her sense of time is indomitable and the star-studded session (e.g., Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Kenny Barron) was built for swing. B

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