Look up artist Ellman, Ziggy


Name: Ellman, Ziggy

Songs written or composed


Title: And The Angels Sing
Also known as: Freylekh In Swing
Author: Mercer, Johnny
Composer: Ellman, Ziggy
Genre: Swing/Pop
Subject: Love/Angels/Song/Music/Water/Moonlight
Song Comment: Adaption of "Der Shtiller Bulgar"
Origin: Sheetmusic 1210
Music: Sheetmusic 1210

Sheet music:


Folder: 1208
Series: 4
Arranger: Richard Gendelman
Arranged for: bB Key of D Major
Texts: Music only
Provenance: Gendelman Gift
Notes: Manuscript / also for the trumpet and clarinet in Bb

Folder: 1233
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc
Publisher address: 75 Rockefeller Plaza, NY
Date: 1939
Provenance: Gendelman Gift
First line: We meet and the angels sing the sweetist song I ever heard,

Recordings:


On album: O-007(c) (Old World Folk Band In Concert)
Track ID: 18431
Artist: Old World Folk Band
Track comment: Recorded under "Ziggy's Freylekh (The Angels Sing Theme")
Style: Instrumental/Swing

On album: B-060(a) (Baltimore Klezmer Orchestra)
Track ID: 19614
Artist: Baltimore Klezmer Orch
Director Bussey, Aaron
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: With Der Shtiler Bulgar (Instr) Bregman/Vocco Cahn credited as "Composer"
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: G-055(a) (Radio Compilation by David Goldenberg 1930-1960)
Track ID: 20568
Artist: Ziggy Elman Orchestra
Conductor/Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Track comment: Recorded Dec 28, 1938
Style: Instrumental/Swing

On album: K-029(g) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Thirteenth Anniversary Album)
Track ID: 21247
Arranger Guttman, James
Artist: Klezmer Conservatory Band
Conductor/Arranger Netsky, Hankus
Style: Instrumental/Swing

On album: F-013(h) (Giora Feidman To You -- גיורא פיידמן)
Track ID: 21309
Clarinet Fiedman, Giora, clarinet -- פיידמן, גיורא, קלרמית
Artist: Zorman, M.
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "Freylekh"
Style: Instrumental/Swing/Klezmer

On album: M-032(d) (Maxwell Street Klezmer Band You Should Be So Lucky)
Track ID: 24389
Vocal Fishman, Lisa
Artist: Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
Trumpet Braun, Ivo, trumpet
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Track comment: Incorporates "Der Shtiller Bulgar"/ Bregman/Vocco/ Cahn credited as "Composer"
Language: English
Style: Swing/Klezmer

On album: U-004(a) (Uptown Klezmer Ashnelerando)
Track ID: 25352
Artist: Uptown Klezmer
Style: Instrumental/Swing/Klezmer

On album: K-084(a) (Bruce Kaminsky's Klezmer Jazz Ensemble/ And The Angels Swing/ DBK Jazz)
Track ID: 27065
Artist: Bruce Kaminsky's Klezmer Jazz Ensemble
Bass Kaminsky, Bruce
Trumpet/Flute Slotter, Stanley
Saxaphone Ulansey, Ken
Drums Klauber, Bruce
Piano Kleinman, Dan
Track comment: Phila Based Group
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer/Jazz/Modern

On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28549
Vocal/Conductor Bailey, Mildred
Artist: Mildred Bailey Orchestra
Trumpet Shavers, Charlie
Clarinet Bailey, Buster
Alto Saxaphone Procope, Russell
Piano Kyle, Billy
String Bass Kirby, John
Drums O'Neill, Spencer
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angeles sing the sweetest song I ever heard
Track comment: Originally recorded Apr 24, 1939, Vocalion 4815
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: K-035(d)1
Track ID: 32871
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Arranger/Piano/Musical Direction Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Banjo/Guitar Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental/Swing
Length: 4:38

On album: G-126(a) (Jim Guttumann / Bessarabian Breakdown)
Track ID: 40660
Artist: Bailey, Art
Artist: Smith, Grant
Artist: Guttmann, Jim

On album: V0445 (Drexel Mediterranean Ensemble: Bruce Kaminsky, conductor (Video))
Track ID: 42304
Vocal DeLuca, Rosina
Keyboard Posmontier, Dave
Clarinet Ulancy, Ken
Artist: Mediterranean Ensemble
Conductor Kaminsky, Bruce
First line: You smile, and the angels sing, the angeles sing the sweetest song I ever heard
Language: English
Style: Swing/Klezmer/Pop
Length: 4:42

On album: M-034(a) (The Mazeltones ODESSA, Washington)
Track ID: 1296
Artist: Mazeltones
Vocal Marcus, Wendy
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Interpolated with "Der Shtiler Bulgar".
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: B-002(c) (Jan Bart Sings Yinglish)
Track ID: 1297
Vocal/English Adaptation Bart, Jan
Clarinet Tarras, Dave -- טאַראַס, דײװ
Conductor/Arranger Gunther, William
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Bregman/ Cocco/ Cahn credited as "Composer"
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: G-013(d)5 (Song of the Golden Land Lectures 09 and 10)
Track ID: 1298
Artist: Goodman, Benny Orchestra
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Vocal Tilton, Martha
First line: You smiled, and the angels sing, and though its just a...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Lecture 10, Song of the Golden Land, Simkhas
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: S-068(a) (Shirim Klezmer Orchestra ...of angels and horseradish)
Track ID: 1299
Artist: Shirim Klezmer Orchestra
Artist Gerut, Rosalie & Betty Silberman
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: O-007(a) (The Old World Folk Band II Dancing In The Aisles -- קלעזמער)
Track ID: 1300
Vocal Leviton, Susan
Artist: Old World Folk Band
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English
Style: Swing

On album: B-008(a) (Music Of A People Stanley Black Conducting London Festival Orchestra & Chorous)
Track ID: 1301
Artist London Festival Orch & Chorus
Conductor Black, Stanley
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angels sing the sweetest..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Instrumental/Swing

On album: S-047(a) (Shalom Music of the Jewish People)
Track ID: 1303
Artist: Ziggy Elman Orchestra
Vocal Tilton, Martha
Conductor/Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Track comment: Also known as "Freilch In Swing" (Based on "Shtiler Bulgar")
Style: Instrumental/Swing

On album: F-013(f) (Giora Feidman The Magic Of The Klezmer)
Track ID: 1304
Artist Feidman, G., Clarinet & Ensemble -- פיידמן, גיורא, קלאַרנעט מיט אַנסאַמבל
Track comment: Melodies Rhapsody In Blue/ Ain't Necessarily So/ Summertime
Style: Instrumental

On album: K-035(a) (The Original Klezmer Jazz Band)
Track ID: 5386
Trombone Bragin, Ted
Drums Salzberg, Si
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Arranger/Piano/Musical Direction Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Banjo/Guitar Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental/Swing
Length: 4:38

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Beygelekh -- בײגעלעך
Also known as: Bublitshki
Also known as: Question
Composer: Traditional
Genre: Folk/Lament
Subject: Bagels/Rolls/Street Vendor/Occupation/Poverty
Origin: Alb G-035(b)/Alb B-007(c)/Moskow SM 61
Transliteration: Alb K-007(b)/Alb B-007(c)/Moskow SM 61
Translation: Alb B-007(c)/
Music: Moskow SM 61
On album: G-055(a) (Radio Compilation by David Goldenberg 1930-1960)
Track ID: 20562
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
First line: Es rikt zikh un di nakht, ikh shtey a kranker un trakht,
First line:עס ריקט זיך אָן די נאַכט, איך שטײ אַ קראַנקער און טראַןכט,
Track comment: Recorded December 28, 1938
Style: Instrumental

Title: Bereles Sher -- בערעלעס שער
Composer: Gill, Benny
Composer: Farber, Nat
Genre: Klezmer/Novelty/Instrumental
On album: K-022(g) (Simcha Time Mickey Katz Plays Music For Weddings Bar Mitz..)
Track ID: 22340
Artist: Mickey Katz Orchestra
Drums Weiss, Sam
Bass Breen, Larry
Piano/Arranger Farber, Nat
Trombone Zentner, Sy
Clarinet/Orchestra Leader Katz, Mickey
Artist: Mickey Katz Orchestra
Trumpet Klein, Emmanuel
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer/Sher

Title: Hava Nagila (Nathanson) -- הבה נגילה
Also known as: Kene Hora (Hava Nagila)
Also known as: Living With the H Tune
Author: Nathanson, Moshe
Genre: Folk/Hora
Subject: Dance/Celebration/Joy
Song Comment: See Page 130 for extended info on the song
Origin: Coopersmith NJS 111/Nath 15/Alb S-033(a)/Alb Z-013(a)/Alb N-014(a)
Transliteration: Alb N-014(a)/Coopersmith NJS 111/Alb N-014(b)/Alb S-033(a)/Alb K-007(a)
Translation: Coopersmith NJS 111/Alb S-033(a)/Alb Z-013(a)/Alb N-014(b)/Alb B-032(a)
Music: Coopersmith NJS 111/Nath 15/Pasternak BHN 130/Metro Scher 15
Additional song notes: Originally Chassidic Sadigurer (Bukovina, Poland) nigun. Text - claimed by Idelsohn, but text usually attributed to Moshe - Nathanson. See Pasternak's "Beyond Hava Nagila" p 130: Nulman, p - 102.

Related information in folder 832:On album: K-022(g) (Simcha Time Mickey Katz Plays Music For Weddings Bar Mitz..)
Track ID: 22343
Trumpet Klein, Emmanuel
Artist: Mickey Katz Orchestra
Clarinet/Orchestra Leader Katz, Mickey
Trombone Zentner, Sy
Piano/Arranger Farber, Nat
Bass Breen, Larry
Drums Weiss, Sam
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
Track comment: Recorded Jan 19, 1953
Style: Instrumental/Novelty

Title: Eli Eli (Sandler) -- אלי אלי (סאַנדלער)
Author: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Composer: Sandler, Jacob Koppel -- סאַנדלער, יעקב קאָפּעל
Genre: Theatre/Lament/Religious
Subject: Plea/Persecution/Faith/Torture/Abandonment/Question
Origin: ML PYS 220/Ephemera 598/Metro Scher 31
Transliteration: Ausabel 676/Alb K-047(a)/ML PYS 220/Alb K-047(a)/Alb P-028(a)/L-048(a)
Translation: Alb L-048(a)/Ausubel Folk 676/Alb K-047(a)/Alb R-009(b)/Vorbei 233
Music: Ausubel Folk 676/ML PYS 221/Metro Scher 31
Additional song notes: Cited in Nulman 74 Written For the play "Brokhe, Oder - DerYidisher Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896. In Sheetmusic # 58 there are indications that the song was heard in various parts of Europe as a folk song, but then claimed by Sandler and Tomoshevsky because it was sung in their operetta "Brokha or The Jewish King of Poland for a Night". See Heskes entry 1194. Also transliteration and translation Published in Gottlieb 290

Related information in folder 991:On album: L-047(a) (L'Chaim Music of the Jewish People)
Track ID: 26529
Artist: Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
First line: Eli, Eli lomo azavtoni? In fayer un flam hot men undz...
First line:אלי, אלי, למה עזבֿתּני? (2) אין פֿײַער און פֿלאַם האָט מען אונדז..
Track comment: Kenig Fun Poyln Oyf Eyn Nakht. - 1896 /Recorded 1942
Style: Instrumental

Title: Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Author: Cahn, Sammy
Author: Chapin, Harry
Composer: Secunda, Sholom -- סעקונדאַ, שלום
Genre: Theatre/American/Pop/Swing
Subject: Love/Beauty/Appearance
Origin: GYF 40/Alb F-024(e)/Alb K-029(e)/Alb G-035(b)
Transliteration: Estella 4/Alb K-007(a)/GYF 43/Alb K-059(d)/
Translation: GYF 43/
Music: Estalla 4/GYF 41/
Additional song notes: English Version

Related information in folder 165:On album: G-072(a) (Benny Goodman: Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn -- בעני גוטמאַן: בײַ מיר ביסטו שײן)
Track ID: 30992
Clarinet Goodman, Benny
Piano Wilson, Teddy
Vibraphone Hampton, Lionel
Drums Krupa, Gene
Vocal Tilton, Martha
Trumpet Ellman, Ziggy
First line: Bay mir bistu shayn, please let me explain, bay mir bistu shayn means that…
Track comment: Recorded December 1937, commercial release sides "A" and "B"
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Swing/Klezmer

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