Friday, September 16, 2016

Treat Her Like a Playlist

The oh so crushworthy Allan Eager
Coffeetime, September 16, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Chambers / Whims of Chambers / We Six / Blue Note / 9.21.56
Red Garland / Avalon / Prestige [unissued] / 3.16.61
The Three Suns / Crazy Rhythm / V-Disc 616B / 4.46
Gene Austin / (I’ve Grown So Lonesome) Thinking of You / Victor / 12.31.26
Paul Gayten / Broadway’s on Fire / 1950 / Regal / vocal = “Broadway” Bill Cook
June Christy / Ballads for Night People / Night People / Capitol / Hollywood 1959

set 2
Red Garland / It Might As Well Be Spring / Prestige [unissued] / 6.27.58
Bud Shank / Ballads for Backgrounds [The Bud Shank Quartet] / Nature Boy / Pacific Jazz / LA 1956
Anson Weeks & his Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra / Medley: On the Alamo/My Ideal/I’ll Get By / radio transcription / San Francisco 1932 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Just a Thrill / Decca / 10.27.36 
Danny Kaye / Minnie the Moocher / Columbia / 1941
Sammy Hagan & The Viscounts / Don’t Cry / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 

set 3
Sonny Criss / I’ll Catch the Sun / I’ll Catch the Sun / Prestige / 1.20.69
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Tadd’s Delight [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.57
Dizzy Gillespie / Our Delight / Savoy / 6.10.46 http://bit.ly/2cP5U70
The Mills Brothers / Rhythm Saved the World / Decca / 6.23.36
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Who Blew Out the Flame / radio broadcast / live, The Blue Room, Lincoln Hotel 12.6.38 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Jimmy Witherspoon / Blues Around the Clock / You Made Me Love You / Prestige / 11.5.63

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Turnstile / World Pacific/Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57  
Stan Getz / There’s a Small Hotel / Prestige / 1.6.50
Al Killian / The Creep [aka Blow, Blow, Blow] / AFRS Jubilee #243 / Hollywood 10.17.47 
Walter Huston / September / soundtrack movie “Knickerbocker Holiday” / United Artists / Hollywood 1944
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Pearl Bailey / Naughty but Nice / Around the World with Me / Roulette / 1960
Paramount Singers / You’ve Got to Bow Down Before God / Coral / San Francisco 1952

last soulful song
Temptations / Treat Her Like a Lady / live / 1986 (3:00) https://youtu.be/NvI8ko7fU2A


Friday, September 09, 2016

You Come In Here, Playlist

Proposed YouTube hit show: Eye Makeup Tips from Tony & Anna

Coffeetime, September 9, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Two Bass Hit [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.57
Tina Brooks / Back to the Tracks / The Blues and I / Blue Note [unissued - Mosaic] / 10.20.60
Benny Goodman Sextet / High Falutin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 12.9.47
The Revelers / Hallelujah! / Victor / 4.25.27
Chuck Willis / Caldonia / Okeh / 2.27.52
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book / Bewitched / Verve / LA 8.29.56

set 2
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / When Sunny Gets Blue / Epic / 7.13.61
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Stardust / Riverside / 4.27.57
Art Pepper / Modern Art / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Intro / Hollywood 12.28.56
Ruth Etting / Home / Banner/Oriole/Perfect  [ARC] / 12.11.31
Hot Lips Page / You Come in Here, Woman / Dial / LA 9.7.45
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / Give My Regards to Broadway / RCA / LA 1957

set 3
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Johnny Griffin / Griff & Lock / Good Bait / Jazzland / 11.4, 10.60
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Rock Bottom Blues / EmArcy / 5.2.57 / with Hank Jones on piano
Pete Johnson / Pete’s Blues / Page Mr. Trumpet / National / 1.31.46
Etta Jones / Ain’t No Hurry, Baby (With a Gal Like Me) / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J.C. Heard & his Orchestra
Jubalaires / Jube’s Blues / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / Try to Remember / MGM / 1962

set 4
Howard Roberts / Color Him Funky / When Lights Are Low / Capitol / Hollywood 2.12, 13.63 
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / The Swinging Mr. Rogers / Trickleydidlier / Atlantic / Hollywood 3.1, 3.55
Dave Tough / Loved Walked In / Jamboree / 1.9.46
King Cole Trio / You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / MacGregor Transcription / LA 1.45
Etta James / Be My Lovey Dovey / Modern [unissued] / LA 1955
Anthony Newley & Anna Quayle / Original Broadway Cast Recording: Stop the World I Want to Get Off / Someone Nice Like You  / London / 1961
Jubalaires / When the Moon Goes Down / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Gene Chandler & Jerry Butler / Gene & Jerry, One & One / Be Yourself / Mercury / Chicago 9.30, 10.1  &2.70

Friday, September 02, 2016

Playlist By the Sea

Over your shoulder! Ernie Morris is the spell-maker.

Coffeetime, September 2, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderley / Jazz Workshop Revisited / Marney / Prestige /  live, Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 9.23.62
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / Capers / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62
Capitol International Jazzmen / You Can Depend on Me / Capitol / Hollywood 3.30.45
The B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / I’m Lonely Without You / Victor / 6.21.26 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Let Me Off Uptown / Decca / 6.11.41 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Morgana King / The Greatest Songs Ever Swung / And the Angels Sing / RCA Camden / 1959 / with Ernie Wilkins & his Orchestra

set 2
Art Blakey & the Messengers / ’S Make It / Lament for Stacy / Limelight / Hollywood 11.15, 16, 25.64
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra / Under Analysis / In a Mist / RCA Victor / 1957
Joe Venuti / Dark Eyes / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show #20 / Palm Springs 1.31.53 
Ernie Morris / In The Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Rosa Henderson / Get It Fixed / Vocalion / 3.21.28 http://www.redhotjazz.com/rosahenderson.html
Kay Starr / Stormy Weather / Capitol / Hollywood 3.30.45 / with the Capitol International Jazzmen
The Keynotes / Now I Know / Apollo / 6.5.65
John Holt / Wooden Heart / Treasure Isle / Kingston, Jamaica 1969 / with Tommy McCook & the Supersonics

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / Rough ’N’ Tumble / And Satisfy / Blue Note / 7.1.66
Duke Jordan / Les Liasons Dangereuse / No Problem / Charlie Parker Records / 1.12.62
Toni Harper / Cinderella Baby / Columbia / LA 2.49 / with Eddie Beal & his Orchestra 
The Larks / Ooh… It Feels So Good / Apollo / 3.27.51  
Mel Tormé / Songs for Any Taste / Home By the Sea / Bethlehem / live, Crescendo Club, LA 2.22.57

set 4
Victor Feldman / Suite Sixteen / Brawl for All / Contemporary / London 9.55
Nick Travis / The Panic Is On / Cohn Pone / RCA Victor / 1954
Hildegarde / Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off / Columbia / London 1937 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Nat “King” Cole & his Trio / You’re Looking at Me / Capitol / Hollywood 8.15.56 / with Willie Smith on alto sax
Pat Carroll & Barbara Ruick / Stepsisters’ Lament / from soundtrack CBS broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella / Hollywood 11.2, 5, 6.64/ premiered on CBS TV on 2.22.65 
Golden Gate Quartet / What a Time / Bluebird / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, South Carolina 10.6.39

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / Baby, I’m Yours / How Can I Say Goodbye / Atlantic 1965

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Playlist That Got Away

The Eyes of Sophie Tucker

Coffeetime, August 26, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Shelly Manne & his Men / Play “Checkmate” / Checkmate / Contemporary / LA 10.17, 24.61
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown Memorial Album / Cherokee / Blue Note / 8.28.53
Claude Thornhill & his Orchestra / Robbin’s Nest / radio transcription / 1947 
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Synthetic Love / Swing / 3.14.33 / vocal = Benny Carter
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / That’s Right I’m Wrong / radio transcription / 1938-39 / vocal = Charlie Fisher
Eartha Kitt / Since I Fell for You / Swing / Paris 1.21.50 / with Doc Cheatham & his Trio

set 2
Thad Jones & Pepper Adams / Mean What You Say / Little Waltz / Milestone / 4.26, 5.4, 9.66
Harold Land / West Coast Blues! / Don’t Explain / Jazzland / San Francisco 5.17.60
Don Byas / Jazz… Free and Easy / Candy / Savoy / 5.17.46
Bill Coleman / After You’ve Gone / HMV / Paris 1.31.36
Miff Mole & his Molers / After You’ve Gone / Okeh / 4.11.27 / vocal = Sophie Tucker 
Dick Haymes / My Future Just Passed / Decca / Hollywood 7.25.47 / with Les Paul Trio
Mabel Mercer / Mabel Mercer Sings / My Resistance Is Low / Decca / 1964

set 3
Harold Land / Eastward Ho! / Okay Blues / Jazzland / 7.5.60
George Shearing / Midnight on Cloud 69 / Be Bop’s Fables / Savoy / 1.31.49
Una Mae Carlisle / The Rest of My Life / Joe Davis / 10.20.44
The Ravens / I Don’t Have to Ride No More / National / 12.13.49 
Bobby Darin / This is Darin / Black Coffee / Atco / 5.12.59

set 4
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders / I’ve Found a New Baby / Contemporary [unissued alt take] / LA 10.20-22.58 
Buddy Collette / Calm, Cool, & Collette / Winston Walks / ABC-Paramount / LA 1.24.57
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Clarinet Marmalade / Bluebird / 10.1.41
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
The Squires / Dreamy Eyes / Aladdin / Hollywood 1.2.51
Cy Coleman / If My Friends Could See Me Now / Sweet Talk / Columbia / 1967
The Golden Echoes / Where Shall I Be (When the First Trumpet Sounds)? / Specialty / 4.5.49

last soulful song
Garnet Mimms / Roll with the Punches / United Artists / 4.13.67

Friday, August 19, 2016

On the Sunny Side of the Playlist

Troup! Squee!

Coffeetime, August 19, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Joe’s Debut  / Riverside / 11.17.59 
J.J. Johnson / JJ! in Person / Tune Up / Columbia / 2.19.58
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / So What / 7.17.40
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Shivery Stomp / Okeh / 5.22.29
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Miss Wonderful / Decca / Chenil Galleries, Chelsea, London 11.30.29 / vocal = unknown
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / Tanya / Specialty / LA 7.8.46 
Nancy Wilson / The Swingin’s Mutual / The Things We Did Last Summer / Capitol / Hollywood 6.29.60 / with the George Shearing Quintet

set 2
Ben Webster / Soulmates / Trav’lin’ Light / Riverside / 9.20.63
Kenny Burrell / Midnight Blue / Soul Lament / Blue Note / 1.8.63
Erskine Butterfield / Monday’s Wash / Davis / 6.20.56
Chu Berry Jazz Ensemble / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Commodore [unissued take 2] / 8.28.44
George Hall & his Taft Hotel Orchestra / No Strings (I’m Fancy Free) / Bluebird / 09.14.35 / vocal = Dolly Dawn
Johnny Mercer / Surprise Party / Capitol / Hollywood 8.9.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
The Clovers / If You Love Me (Why Don’t You Tell Me So) / Atlantic /12.15.54 

set 3
Jackie McLean / Dusty Foot / Blue Note [unissued] / 2.11.63
Teddy Wilson & his Trio / Mr. Wilson and Mr. Gershwin / Summertime / Columbia / 1959
George Shearing / Midnight on Cloud 69 / Moon Over Miami / Savoy / 1.31.49
Savannah Churchill & The Striders / In Spite of Everything You Do / RCA Victor / 12.51 
Helen Humes / This Love of Mine / Discovery / Hollywood 5.9.50 / with Marshall Royal Combo 
Bobby Troup & his Trio / That’s All / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet / Satin Doll / World Pacific [Pacific Jazz] / LA 1957
Shelly Manne & His Men / Swinging Sounds / Bea’s Flat / Contemporary / LA 1.19, 26.56
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Anita O’Day / Once There Lived a Fool / London / 12.27.50 / with Ben Homer & his Orchestra
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / I Married an Angel / Reprise / Hollywood 7.62 
The Pilgrim Travelers / The Life You Save May Be Your Own (The Safety Song) / Specialty [unissued take 3] / Hollywood 1.13.55

last soulful song
The Wallace Brothers (Ervin and Johnny) / You’re Mine / Sims / Nashville 1964

Friday, August 12, 2016

I've Got Sand in My Playlist

Why so mad, pretty bird?

Coffeetime, August 12, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Drew / This Is New: Kenny Drew / This Is New / Riverside / 4.3.57
Chet Baker / Comin’ On with The Chet Baker Quintet / Choose Now / Prestige / 8.23, 25, 29.65
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / The Glider / Musicraft / LA 11.16.45
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / She Didn’t Say “Yes” / Columbia / 11.2.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Sail On Blues / Aladdin / LA early 1947 / vocal = Charles Brown
Julie London / All Through the Night / So in Love / Liberty / Hollywood 7.12,13,16.65 / with the Bud Shank Quintet

set 2
Budd Johnson / Blues à la Mode / Leave Room in Your Heart for Me / Felsted / 2.11.58
Wes Montgomery / [Unidentified Guitar Solo] / Riverside [unissued] / 10.10.63
Jimmy Cleveland / Introducing Jimmy Cleveland and His All Stars / My One and Only Love / EmArcy / 11.19.55
Ruth Etting / Don’t Tell Him What Happened to Me / Columbia / 8.27.30
Jack Teagarden’s Chicagoans / Stars Fell on Alabama / Capitol / Hollywood 11.43
The Drifters / I’ve Got Sand in My Shoes / Atlantic / 8.4.64 

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Soul Finger / Buh’s Bossa / Limelight / 5.12.65
Bud Powell / Bud! / Idaho / Blue Note / 8.3.57
Charlie Parker / Bluebird / Savoy / 12.21.47
Bonnie Lake & the King Cole Trio / The Land of Make Believe / Davis & Schwegler/Keystone transcription / Hollywood 1.14.39
Melody Masters aka The Southern Sons / Wig Blues / Apollo / 10.31.46 
Woody Herman / Songs for Hip Lovers / Isn’t This a Lovely Day / Verve / LA 3.19.57 

set 4
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Frenesi / Contemporary / LA 2.24.56
Tony Aless / Tony Aless and His Long Island Suite / Riverhead / Roost / 7.55 
Big Sid Catlett / Just You, Just Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1.19.45
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
João Gilberto / Brazil’s Super Hits / Desafinado / Atlantic / 1963
Selah Jubilee Singers / I’ll Fly Away / Decca / 2.21.41

last soulful song
Denise LaSalle / Heartbreaker of the Year / Westbound / 1970

Friday, August 05, 2016

Little Playlist Blue

Sassy makes it seem easy!

Coffeetime, August 5, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with the Horace Silver Quintet / Swingin’ the Samba / Blue Note / 1.31.59
Paul Chambers / Paul Chambers Quintet / The Hand of Love / Blue Note / 5.19.57
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / All Too Soon / Victor / Hollywood 5.4.40
The Seven Blues Babies / Give Your Little Baby Lots of Lovin’ / Edison Diamond Disc [unissued lateral] / 1.2.29 / vocal = Jack Kaufman
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra / When My Sugar Walks Down the Street / Bluebird / 9.6.39
Sarah Vaughan / Swingin’ Easy / Body and Soul / EmArcy / 4.2.54

set 2
Donald Byrd / Free Form / Night Flower / Blue Note / 12.11.61
Oscar Peterson / Plays the George Gershwin Song Book / Summer Time / Verve / summer 1949
James Moody / James Moody / Little Girl Blue / Argo [Cadet] / 8.59
California Ramblers / Clementine (From New Orleans) / Edison Diamond Disc / 9.27.27 / vocal = Ed Kirkeby
Harry Hudson & his Melody Men / My Wife Is on a Diet / Edison Bell / London 1930 / vocal = Leslie Sarony 
Jay McShann’s Kansas City Stompers / Come On Over to My House / Capitol / Kansas City 11.1.44 / vocal = Julia Lee
Ray Charles / Genius Hits the Road / New York’s My Home / ABC-Paramount / 3.25 & 29.60

set 3
Lee Morgan / [Standards] / Blue Gardenia / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.13.67
Kenny Burrell / Guitar Forms / Moon and Sand / Verve / 12.64, 4.65 
Camille Howard & her Orchestra / Unidentified Boogie #2 / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 9.24.51
Mills Brothers / Loveless Love / Brunswick / Hollywood 4.14.32
Jo Stafford / I Didn’t Know About You / V-Disc 393B / Hollywood 7.26.44 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Hidle Brown “H.B.” Barnum  / The Big Voice of / Sweet Sue – Just You / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1960

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / The Merry Go Round Broke Down / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All Stars / Wildwood / Liberty / LA 2.27.57
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Ill Wind / Victor [unissued] / 10.16.41
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / My One and Only Love / Capitol / Hollywood 1962
Alphabetical Four / Shake My Mother’s Hand / Decca / 4.19.40

last soulful song
Jackie Moore / Sweet Charlie Babe / If / Atlantic / Philadelphia 1973