Friday, September 12, 2014

Strike While the Playlist's Hot




Coffeetime, September 12, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Cannonball Adderley / The CA Quintet at the Lighthouse / Our Delight / Riverside [unissued] / Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach 10.16.60
Ronnie Mathews / Doin’ the Thang! / 1239-A / Prestige / 12.17.63 
The Chocolate Dandies / Smack! / Commodore / 5.40
Ruth Etting / It’s Been So Long / Brunswick / 3.30.36
Flennoy Trio / My Honey Chile / Melodisc / LA 1944 
Ella Fitzgerald / These Are the Blues / St. Louis Blues / Verve / 10.29.63

set 2
Charles McPherson / Bebop Revisited! / If I Loved You / Prestige [unissued] / 11.20.64
Kenny Drew / Talkin’ & Walkin’ / Prelude to a Kiss / jazz:west / Hollywood 12.55
Terry Gibbs / Michelle, parts 1 & 2 / New Jazz / 3.14.49
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / There’s a Wah-Wah Girl in Agua Caliente / Brunswick / Chicago 5.16.30 
Eartha Kitt / I Can’t Give You Anything but Love / Disques Swing/Pathé Marconi / Paris 1.21.50 / with Doc Cheatham & his Trio
The Regals / Got the Water Boiling / Atlantic / 2.14.55 

set 3
Chet Baker / Comin’ On with The Chet Baker Quintet / No Fair Lady / Prestige / 8.23, 25, 29.65
Charlie Parker / Love for Sale / Clef / 12.10.54
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Remember Me? / Brunswick / LA 7.30.37 / vocal = Boots Castle
The Four Vagabonds / Coming In on a Wing and a Prayer / Bluebird / 5.26.43 
Jimmy Witherspoon / Witherspoon, Mulligan, Webster at the Renaissance / C. C. Rider / hifi jazz / LA late 1959 

set 4
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / Long Ago and Far Away / Contemporary / Hollywood 2.22.55
Jack Millman Sextet / Shades of “Things to Come” / There Will Never Be Another You / Liberty / LA 9.55
Walter Huston / from movie Knickerbocker Holiday / September / United Artists / Hollywood 1944 
Pearl Bailey / Cultured Pearl / Strike While the Iron’s Hot / Coral / 2.4.54 / arrangements by Don Redman
Antonio Carlos Jobim / The Wonderful World of Antonio Carlos Jobim / Favela / Warner Brothers / LA 1965 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
The Dixie Nightingales / Hush Hush / Chalice / Memphis 1965

last soulful song
Wilson Picket / Don’t Knock My Love / Atlantic / 1971

Friday, September 05, 2014

Darn That Playlist

Coffeetime, September 5, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, volume 2 / The Prophet / Blue Note [cd bonus track] / 5.31.56
Curtis Fuller / Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone / Do I Love You / Warwick / 12.60
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Cruisin’ with Cab / NBC radio broadcast, “For the Record” / 9.18.44
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Livery Stable Blues / Columbia / 4.28.27 
Annette Hanshaw / Love Me Tonight / Banner / 6.3.33 
The Striders / Five O’Clock Blues / Apollo / 3.20.50
Sarah Vaughan / No Count Sarah / Darn That Dream / EmArcy / 8.6-8.57

set 2
Duke Jordan / Flight to Jordan / Star Brite / Blue Note / 8.4.60
Jimmy Heath / The Thumper / For All We Know / Riverside / 10.30.59
Bill Coleman & his Orchestra / The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down / Columbia / Paris 11.12.37
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Put It Away / Vocalion / 12.14.39 / vocal = Willie Smith
Helen Humes / Rock Me to Sleep / Discovery / Hollywood 5.9.50 / with Marshall Royal Combo 
Noel Coward / At Las Vegas / Medley: I’ll See You Again; Dance, Little Lady; Poor Little Rich Girl; A Room with a View; Someday I’ll Find You; I’ll Follow My Secret Heart; If Love Were All; Play, Orchestra, Play / Columbia / live, Wilber Clark’s Desert Inn, Las Vegas 6.7.55 / with Carlton Hayes & his Orchestra

set 3
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / soundtrack to Paris Blues / Mood Indigo / United Artists / 5.2-3.61
John Coltrane / Coltrane Jazz / My Shining Hour / Atlantic / 11.24.60
Henry Mancini / Combo! / Playboy’s Theme / RCA / 6.14, 17, 21.60 
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Red Pepper / Savoy / 12.20.46  
June Christy / June’s Blues / transcription / 1946 / with the Kentones
The 5 Royales / How I Wonder / King / 1.55 
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / The Party’s Over / Reprise / Hollywood 7.19.61 / with Marty Paich & his Orchestra 

set 4
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / Summertime / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57 
Willie “The Lion” Smith / Passionette / Commodore / 1.10.39
Billie Holiday & her Orchestra / A Sailboat in the Moonlight / Vocalion / 6.15.37
Mariano Merceròn / Rumberos de Ayer / RCA / Mexico c. 1951 / vocal = Beny Moré
The Alphabetical Four / I Want Two Wings to Veil My Face / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
The Guilloteens / Don’t Let the Rain Get You Down / HBR / Hollywood 1965 

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