Friday, August 22, 2014

All This and Playlist Too



Coffeetime, August 22, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Gene Ammons / Jammin’ in Hi Fi with Gene Ammons / The Twister / Prestige / 7.13.56
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Tempo and Swing / Victor / Chicago 2.26.40
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Memories of You / Victor / 10.2.30 / vocal = Dick Robertson
Loumell Morgan / Bow Tie Jim / Apollo / 8.9.46
Chris Connor / Bethlehem’s Girlfriends / All This and Heaven Too / Bethlehem / 4.55 / with Ralph Sharon’s Quintet

set 2
Kenny Drew / Undercurrent / Ballade / Blue Note / 12.11.60
Don Elliott / Double Trumpet Doings / Easy to Remember / Jazzland / 3.16, 17.55
Sam Most / Doubles in Jazz / My Old Flame / Jazztone / 12.3.54
Eddie Lang / Eddie’s Twister / Okeh / 4.1.27 
Bing Crosby / You’ve Got Me Crying Again / Brunswick / 2.9.33
Lil Greenwood / Grandpa Can Boogie Too / Federal / LA 4.28.52 / with the Four Jacks 
The Sharps / Look What You’ve Done to Me / Combo / Hollywood 1958  

set 3
Red Garland / Can’t See for Lookin’ / I Can’t See for Lookin’ / Prestige / 6.27.58
Teddy Edwards / Teddy’s Ready! / Scrapple from the Apple / Contemporary / LA 8.17.60
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / What a Difference a Day Made / Bluebird / 4.1.41 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
Delta Rhythm Boys / I’m Awfully Strong for You / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1.30.47 / with Lowell Martin’s Orchestra
Matt Dennis / She Dances Over Head / Wait ’Til You See Her / RCA / 1955

set 4
Jack Sheldon / Leroy’s Blues / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 11.18.55
Vince Guaraldi / A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Pebble Beach / Fantasy / San Francisco 1964
Joe Venuti / Tico Tico / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show #36 / Paris 6.11.53 
King Cole Trio / Look What You've Done to Me / Capitol / Hollywood 3.6.44
Little Willie John / Mister Little Willie John / Look What You’ve Done to Me / King / Cincinnati 1.4.57
Hightower Brothers / It’s My Desire / Nashboro [unissued] / Nashville 1963

last soulful song
Ken Boothe / Look What You’ve Done for Me / Splash / Jamaica 1972

Friday, August 15, 2014

A Little Playlist at Twilight


Coffeetime, August 15, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Tommy Turrentine / Tommy Turrentine / Webb City / Time / 1.19.60
Sonny Clark / Dial S for Sonny / Shoutin’ on a Riff / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Willie Bryant Orchestra / Rigamarole / Victor / 5.8.35 
Gene Kardos & his Orchestra / When Nobody Else Is Around / Victor / 4.7.32 / vocal = Dick Robertson
Jesse “Tiny” Kennedy / Sister Flat Top / Capitol / Hollywood 11.2.49 
Dinah Washington / Dinah ’62 / A Handful of Stars / Roulette / 1962

set 2
Booker Ervin / The Song Book / Come Sunday / Prestige / 2.27.64 
Chet Baker / Plays the Best of Lerner and Loewe / The Heather on the Hill / Riverside / 7.22.59 
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding / Kai and Jay, Bennie Green with Strings / How Long Has This Been Going On / Prestige / 12.3.54
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra / I’m a Real Kind Papa / Bluebird / 4.26.39 
Charles “Crown Prince” Waterford / P.I. Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 11.29.47
The Cadillacs / That’s All I Need / Jubilee / 11.56
Bobby Darin / Gyp the Cat / Capitol / Hollywood 3.24.65
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Lover with a Reputation / Duke / Memphis 1970

set 3
Blue Mitchell / [Step Lightly] / Andrea / Blue Note / 8.13.63
Lou Donaldson / Sweet Juice / 11.19.52 
Howard McGhee Orchestra / Sleepwalker Boogie / Dial / 12.3.47
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / A Little Kiss at Twilight / Victor / 5.31.38
Deep River Boys / No One Sweeter Than You / RCA Victor / 1.11.49
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Blame It on My Youth / Capitol / Hollywood 9.21.56

set 4
Quincy Jones / The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones / They Say It’s Wonderful / EmArcy / 11.4.59
Jimmy Raney / Visits Paris / Too Marvelous for Words / Dawn / Paris 2.10.54
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Bugler’s Dilemma / Victor / 7.25.41
Adolph Hofner & his Texans / I’ll Keep My Old Guitar / Bluebird / Blue Bonnet Hotel, San Antonio 10.25.38
Jo Stafford & Dick Haymes / Sunshine Cake / radio broadcast, AFRS Melody Hour #316 / Hollywood 4.6.50 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Mabel Mercer & Bobby Short / At Town Hall / Here’s to Us / Atlantic / 5.19.68
Selah Jubilee Singers / Hide Me Over in the Rock of Ages / Decca / 4.8.41

last soulful song
Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / It’s All Right / Okeh / Chicago 10.18.63


Friday, August 01, 2014

Prettily Playlist

Coffeetime, August 1, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / At the Café Bohemia, volume 1 / Minor’s Holiday / Blue Note / 11.23.55
Tina Brooks / True Blue / Good Old Soul / Blue Note [alt take] / 6.25.60
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / Dancing with My Shadow / Regal Zonophone / London 1.19.35 / vocal = Alan Breeze
Dave Bartholomew & his Orchestra / The Golden Rule / King [unissued alt take] / Cincinnati 8.10.51 
Peggy Lee / Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee / The Second Time Around / Capitol / 1.12.61 

set 2
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley’s Message / Little Girl Blue / Prestige / 7.20.56
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Flight / Little Boy Blue / Blue Note / 1.25.60
Carroll Gibbons & The Savoy Orpheans / On the Avenue – Part 1: Slumming on Park Avenue; You’re Laughing at Me; He Ain’t Got Rhythm / Vocalion / London 6.3.37 / vocal = Anne Lenner
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Fire, Fire, Fire / RCA Victor [unissued] / LA 2.49 / vocal = Lee Barnes
Annisteen Allen / Cloudy Day Blues / Federal / 1.5.51
Jerry Colonna / Jerry Colonna Entertains at Your Party/ Balling the Jack / Bravo! /1959

set 3
Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell / Detroit–New York Junction / Blue Room / 3.13.56
Hank Jones / The Talented Touch / You Are My Love / Capitol / 1958
Charlie Parker / If I Love Again / Clef / 5.25.53 
Ella Mae Morse / AFRS Command Performance #27 / Cow Cow Boogie / radio transcription / Hollywood 8.18.42 / with host Cary Grant and Freddie Slack & his Orchestra
The Ravens / If I Love Again / Okeh / 10.30.50 
Frank Sinatra / No One Cares / Why Try to Change Me Now / Capitol / Hollywood spring 1959

set 4
Ralph Sharon / Around the World in Jazz / Prettily Italy / Rama / 1.9, 10 & 2.5, 7.57
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 5 The Sextet / Three of a Kind / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 11, 12.56
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Wild Cat / Okeh / 6.21.28 
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
T-Bone Walker / It’s a Low Down Dirty Deal / Black & White / LA 12.46 / with Al Killian Quintet
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Equinox / For Me / A&M / LA 1967 
W. H. Brewster & The Brewster Ensemble aka Brewsteraires / Book of the Seven Seals, part 1 / Gotham [unissued] / 1952 

last soulful song
The Manhattans / I Call it Love / Carnival / 1967

Friday, July 25, 2014

My Kind of Playlist


Coffeetime, July 25, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Joe’s Delight / Riverside / 11.17.59
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Minority / New Jazz / 5.3.60
Muggsy Spanier & his V-Disc Dixielanders / You Took Advantage of Me / V-Disc 753-B (master take) [unissued 2nd take] / 10.22.45
The Piccadilly Players / What a Wonderful Wedding That Will Be / Columbia / London 12.5.28 / vocal = unknown vocal trio
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Fat Like That / radio transcription / Hollywood spring 1948
Anita O’Day / This is Anita / Time after Time / Verve / LA 12.7.55 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / You Go to My Head / Prestige / 5.18.60
Paul Desmond / Desmond Blue / My Funny Valentine / RCA Victor / 9.14.61
George Shearing / Summertime / MGM / 6.28.49
Morris’s Hot Babies / I Ain’t Got Nobody / Victor / 12.1.27 
Mae West / Pardon Me for Loving & Running / unknown / LA c. 1935
Buck (Washington) and Bubbles (Sublett) / Sweet Georgia Brown / Columbia  / London 10.20.36
Phil Harris / My Kind of Country / Paramount movie, Buck Benny Rides Again / Hollywood 1940
Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim / Willie’s Blues / Built for Comfort / Prestige Bluesville / 12.3.59 

set 3
Wes Montgomery / The Wes Montgomery Trio / Ecorah / Riverside / 10.6.59
Prestige All Stars / Tenor Conclave / Bob’s Boys / Prestige / 9.7.56
Jack McVea & his All Stars / House Party Boogie / Black & White [Comet] / LA late 1945 or early 1946
Hildegarde / Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off / Columbia / London 1937 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
The Hollywood Flames / Tabarin / Unique / Hollywood 1951 
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / They Didn’t Believe Me / Bethlehem / 10.55

set 4
Coleman Hawkins / And Confrères / Maria / Verve / LA 10.16.57
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Nutmeg / Modern / LA 1945 or 1946
Johnny Mercer / Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah / Capitol / Hollywood 10.10.46 / with the Piped Pipers & Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / Let Me Love You Tonight / Capitol / Hollywood 1962
Quarteto Em Cy (The Girls from Bahia) / ¡Revolución Con Brasilia / Berimbau / Warner Brothers / 1967
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Don’t You Know the Man / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
The Intruders / Devil with an Angel’s Smile / Gamble / 1966

Friday, July 11, 2014

Do You Call That a Playlist


Coffeetime, July 11, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub Cap / Plexus / Blue Note / 4.9.61
Kenny Clarke / Bohemia After Dark / Bohemia After Dark / Savoy / 6.26.55
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) / Okeh / 1.26.29 / vocal = Bing Crosby
The Cats & the Fiddle / Start Talking, Baby / Gotham / Philadelphia 9.49 
Sarah Vaughan / Swingin’ Easy / Lover Man / EmArcy / 4.2.54

set 2
Dexter Gordon / Our Man in Paris / Stairway to the Stars / Blue Note / 5.23.63
Milt Bernhardt / Modern Brass / London in July / RCA / 3.4.55
Marylou Williams / The Pearls / Decca / 9.14.38 
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Sugar Is Back in Town / Decca [unissued] / Chenil Galleries, Chelsea, London 6.2.29
Betty Hutton / Blue Skies / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Do You Call That a Buddy (Dirty Cat) / Decca / 9.30.40
Yves Montand / On a Clear Day / movie soundtrack / Hollywood 1970

set 3
Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins / Cute Tomato / Savoy / 3.30.55 
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Spinal / Savoy / 12.20.46
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Swing Time Up in Harlem / Victor / 10.16.40 / vocal = Connie Haines
The Ravens / Old Man River / National / 4.24.47
Bobby Troup / That Darn Cat / Buena Vista / Hollywood 1965

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Ellington Suite / I'm Just a Lucky So and So / World Pacific / LA 1959
Corky Hale / Gene Norman Presents Corky Hale / London in July / GNP / 6.27.56
Jimmy Hamilton & the Duke’s Men / Blues in My Music Room / Blue Note / 11.21.45
King Cole Trio / Then I’ll be Tired of You / Capitol / Hollywood 10.28.47
Jimmie Dodd / The Mousekedance / Disneyland / Hollywood 1955
Etta James / Tell It Like It Is / Chess / Chicago 12.71
Golden Gate Quartet / Little Wheel A-Turning in My Heart / radio broadcast, NBC Thesaurus 986 / 1941

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) / Atlantic / 1973

Friday, July 04, 2014

The Playlist I Live In


Coffeetime, July 4, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Max Roach / Max Roach + Four / Ezz-Thetic / Mercury / 9.19.56 
Curtis Counce / Exploring the Future / Dootone / 1958
Fritze Elizade & his Music / Crazy Rhythm / Brunswick / London 11.16. 28
The Radio Imps (Tom Mackey & Ed Snelle) / Under the Moon / Imperial / London 1927
Bill Johnson & his Musical Notes / Elevator Boogie / Victor / 8.6.47
Kay Starr / In a Blue Mood / Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool / Capitol / Hollywood 1956

set 2
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62
John Coltrane / Traneing In / Slow Dance / Prestige / 8.23.57
Johnny Costa / Piano Solos / Misty / Coral / 1955
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / It’s Sad but True / Standard transcription 132 / Hollywood 1.15.41 
Ruth Etting / Don’t Tell Him What’s Happened to Me / Columbia / 8.27.30 
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Blue Skies / Specialty / Hollywood 12.47
Matt Dennis / She Dances Over Head / Give Her a Kiss / RCA / 1955

set 3
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Boy / The House I Live In / Prestige / 10.5.56 
Pete Rugolo & his All Stars / Out on a Limb / Nancy / EmArcy / LA 7.9-10.56 
Camille Howard / Song of India Boogie / Specialty / Hollywood 5.7.52
The Boswell Sisters / Shout, Sister, Shout / Brunswick / 4.23.31 / with the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra http://guymcafee.com/
Tommy Dean’s Orchestra / Eventime / Vee-Jay / Chicago 12.20.54 / vocal = Joe Buckner 

set 4
Sal Salvador / Tribute to the Greats / Prelude to a Kiss / Bethlehem / 6.3-5.57
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Ensemble / Ergo / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood / 12.22.53
Nina Mae McKinney / Rhapsody in Love / Brunswick / Paris 12.32 
Delta Rhythm Boys / The House I Live In / AFRS California Melodies (?) / Hollywood c. 1944
Margaret Whiting / God Bless America / Capitol / Hollywood 9.12.47 / with the Pied Pipers
Frankie Laine & the Four Lads / I Feel Like My Time Ain’t Long / Columbia / 1954

last soul song
Patti & The Lovelites / Love So Strong / Lovelite / Chicago 1970

Friday, June 27, 2014

Wave to Me My Playlist


Coffeetime, June 27, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Horace Silver / Horace-Scope / Nica’s Dream / Blue Note / 7.8.60 
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Junka / Time / 3.23.60 
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / I’m Comin’ Virginia / Brunswick / 4.23.37
Russ Morgan & his Orchestra / Room with a View / radio transcription / 1938 / vocal = Mert Curtis
Joe Thomas & his Orchestra / Everybody Loves My Baby / Mercury / 3.52 
Etta Jones / Don't Go to Strangers / All the Way / Prestige / 6.21.60

set 2
Bucky & Mary Pizzarelli / Love Song / Monmouth Evergreen / early spring 1974
Paul Gonsalves / Gettin’ Together! / I Surrender Dear / Jazzland / 12.20.60
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / The Jazz Scene / Frustration / Clef / Hollywood summer 47
Napoleon’s Emperors / You Can’t Cheat a Cheater / Victor / 5.23.29 
Jack Teagarden / You Know Just As Well As I Know / Brunswick / Chicago 6.23.39 
The Mills Brothers / Lazy River / Soundie / Hollywood 1944 
T.J. Fowler & his Band / What's the Matter Now / States [unissued] / Chicago 1955 / vocal = Frank Taylor
Peggy Lee / Big $pender / It’s a Wonderful World / Capitol / Hollywood 10.27.65 

set 3
Arnett Cobb / Smooth Sailing / Cobb’s Mob / Prestige / 2.27.59
Wes Montgomery / Movin’ Along / Tune-Up / Riverside / LA 10.12.60
Louis Bellson Just Jazz All Stars / Punkin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 2.52
Earl Hines & his Orchestra / The Jitney Man / Bluebird / 11.17.41 / vocal = Billy Eckstine
The Dinning Sisters / Wave to Me My Lady / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Frank D’Rone / In Person / Nancy (With the Laughing Face) / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Pete Jolly Five / The Five / Whistle While You Work / RCA Victor / LA 3.9.55
Art Pepper & Conte Candoli / Mucho Calor / I Love You / Andex / Forum Theater, LA 4.24.58 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Basie Plays Hefti / Scoot / Roulette / 1958 
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Earl King / I’m Packing Up / Ace [unissued] / Jackson, Mississippi 1955
The Zion Travelers / Packing Up / Dooto / 1962

last soul song
The Five Stairsteps / World of Fantasy / Windy C / Chicago 1966