\”Ella Swings Lightly\” is a 1958 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, recorded with the Marty Paich Dek-tette. Ella also worked with Marty Paich on her 1967 album Whisper Not. The album features a typical selection of jazz standards from this era, songs from recent musicals like Frank Loesser\’s If I Were a Bell, and a famous jazz instrumental vocalised by Ella, Roy Eldridge\’s Little Jazz.
This album won Ella the 1960 Grammy award for the Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
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