Friday, October 23, 2020

With the Wind and the Playlist in Your Hair: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

Mr. Griffin & Mr. Washington go mad for plaid!

Coffeetime, October 23, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Jazz in Camera / Bande I / unissued movie soundtrack / Paris 7.1958 
Johnny Griffin / The Kerry Dancers / Hush-A-Bye / Riverside / 12.21.61 
Bill Harris & his Septet / Characteristically B.H. / Keynote / 1946 
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / I’m Lonely Without You / Victor / 5.26.26 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Sherman Brooks & the Blue Tones / Cool Daddy’s Blues / CoCo Records / LA 1957
Mavis Rivers / Hooray for Love / In Love in Vain / Capitol / Hollywood late summer 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Jack Marshall

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

set 2
Bobby Hutcherson / Happenings / Bouquet / Blue Note / 2.8.66 
Cal Tjader / A Night at the Blackhawk / I Hadn’t Anyone Till You / Fantasy / live, Blackhawk, San Francisco 1959 
Red McKenzie & his Rhythm Kings / I’m Building Up to an Awful Let-Down / Decca / 1.20.36 
The Three Peppers [Roy Branker, Bob Bell, Walter Williams] / One Potato / Gotham / Philadelphia 12.1.48
Peggy Lee / A Cottage for Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four Of A Kind and Buddy Cole on celeste! 
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story #3 / No Strings (I’m Fancy Free) / Clef / Hollywood 12.52 / Oscar Peterson on celeste! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Astaire_Story

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Main Stem / Tangerine / Prestige / 8.25.61 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Stem_(album)
Kenny Burrell / A Night at the Vanguard / Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ / Argo / live, Village Vanguard 9.16.59 
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / The Blues Are Brewin’ / Columbia / Chicago 12.12.46
The Robins / If I Didn’t Love You So / Savoy / LA 12.1.49 
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Ev’ry Time / Bethlehem / 11.22.55 

set 4
Don Elliott / Mellophone / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / Bethlehem / 1.19.55 
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Four Winds Blow / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Collette%27s_Swinging_Shepherds
Jimmy Raney / Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer / The Flag Is Up / ABC-Paramount / summer 56 
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Skin Em Back / Decca / 3.1.39 
Dinah Washington / Dinah! / A Cottage for Sale / EmArcy / 1.12.55 / with Hal Mooney Orchestra
The Alphabetical Four / Rock My Soul / Decca / 1.25.40

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / That Girl / Tamla / fall 1981

Friday, October 16, 2020

I Whistle a Happy Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

Bad posture, beautiful music, Mr.Evans.

Coffeetime, October 16, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderly / Somethin’ Else / Bangoon / Blue Note / 3.9.58 
Howard McGhee / Music from “The Connection” / Who Killed Cock Robin? / Felsted / 6.13.60 
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Sono / Capitol Transcription / 3.28.46 item_code=8.120812&catNum=120812&filetype=About%20this%20Recording&language=English
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / The Gentleman Obviously Doesn’t Believe (In Love) / Victor / 7.9.35
Marion Abernathy & The Buddy Banks Orchestra / Ink Splink / Melodisc / LA 1945 
Toni Harper / Toni / Like Someone in Love / Verve / LA 12.29.55 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Waltz for Debby / My Foolish Heart (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / Riverside / live, Village Vanguard 6.25.61 
Stanley Turrentine / Up at Minton’s, Volume 2 / Come Rain or Come Shine / Blue Note / live, Minton’s Playhouse 2.23.61 
Stéphane Grappelli / The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) / Black Lion / Denham, England 3.19.73 / Alan Clare, piano
Bing Crosby & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca / Hollywood 7.26.44
Jesse Price & his Orchestra / Sweet Man Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 8.46
The Starlighters / I Whistle a Happy Tune / Capitol / Hollywood 1951
The Spaniels / Automobiles / Vee-Jay [unreleased] / 8.27.59 

set 3
David “Fathead” Newman / Straight Ahead / Night of Nisan / Atlantic / 12.21.60 
Kenny Dorham / Quiet Kenny / Mack the Knife / New Jazz / 11.13.59 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / Sauterne Special / Capitol / Hollywood 11.21.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Can’t Face the Music (Without Singin’ the Blues) / Decca / 3.15.38 / vocal = June Richmond 
The Three Sharps and A Flat / I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman, Ned Washington) / Decca / 1.18.39 
Jackie Paris / That Paris Mood / A Cottage for Sale / Coral / 1954

set 4
Herb Ellis / Nothing But the Blues / Patty Cake / Verve / Hollywood 10.11.57 
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / Love for Sale / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 6.30.59 
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Vol. 2 / Jeru / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 4.29 & 30.53 
June Christy & the Kentones / I Got a Guy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45 / with Dave Barbour on guitar
Andrew Tibbs / I Made a Mistake / M-Pac / 10.65 
Golden Gate Quartet / Atom and Evil / Columbia / 1946

last soulful song
Joshie Jo Armstead / I Got the Vibes / The Gospel Truth / 1973



Friday, October 09, 2020

Je Cherche un Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

The supremely lovely and always entertaining Eartha Kitt.

Coffeetime, October 9, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / It’s Time! / It’s Time / Blue Note / 8.5.64 
Curtis Counce / The Curtis Counce Group / A Fifth for Frank / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56 
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Swingin’ for a Swiss Miss / Pathé Marconi / Paris / 10.18.36
Nat Shilkret & the Victor Orchestra / Dancing with Tears in My Eyes (Bailando con Lagrimas en los Ojos) / Victor / 1930 / vocal = Frank Munn
Johnny Otis & his Orchestra / Get Together Blues / Savoy / LA 11.10.49 / vocal = Little Esther & Junior 
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis / The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael & Ned Washington) / Verve / Hollywood 8.16.56 

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

set 2
Jimmy Hamilton / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / The Nearness of You / Everest / LA 1960 ]
Red Garland / Red Alone / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60 
Jimmy Giuffre / The Easy Way / Come Rain or Come Shine / Verve / Chicago 8.6 & 7.59 
Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) & his Hot Combination / Since I Found You / Perfect / 12.25
Slim [Gaillard] and Slam [Stewart] / Jump Session / Vocalion / 8.17.38
Trixie Smith / Jack, I’m So Mellow / Decca / 5.26.38 
Eartha Kitt / Je Cherche un Homme (I Want a Man) / RCA Victor / 1955 / Henri René’s Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Baby Face Willette / Stop and Listen / Work Song / Blue Note / 5.22.61 
Stanley Turrentine / Look Out! / Little Sheri / Blue Note / 6.18.60 
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) (Hoagy Carmichael) / Victor / 1.20.39 / vocal = Bea Wain 
Ink Spots / Do You Feel That Way, Too? / Decca / 3.5.47 
James Brown / Soul on Top / That’s My Desire / King / 1969 

set 4
Cal Tjader / Cal Tjader Quartet / Miss Wiggins / Fantasy / Hollywood 5.24.56 
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Vol. 2 / The Nearness of You / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 4.29 & 30.53 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Blue Can You Get? / RCA Victor / 1949 / vocal = Charles Brown
Ann Cole / Smilin’ Through / Timely / 1954
Peggy Lee / In Love Again! / I’ve Got Your Number / Capitol / Hollywood 10.30.63 
Four Internes / Who Will Your Captain Be / Federal / 1954

last soulful song
The Lollipops / Step Aside Baby / Impact / Detroit 1966



Friday, October 02, 2020

You Must Have Been a Beautiful Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 23

Let Teddy Pendergrass take your mind off everything!

Coffeetime, October 2, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Candy / C.T.A. / Blue Note / 2.2.58 
Sonny Clark / Dial S for Sonny / Shoutin’ on a Riff / Blue Note / 11.10.57 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Rose Room / Decca / 9.4.34 
Whispering Jack Smith / All By Yourself in the Moonlight / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 12.28.28
Jimmy Rushing / My Baby’s Business / Excelsior / Hollywood 9.13.45 / with Johnny Otis, his Drums & his Orchestra
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Lonelyville / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

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

set 2
Hank Mobley / The Turnaround / The Good Life / Blue Note / 3.7.63 
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, Volume 1 / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 5.31.56 
Carroll Gibbons & his New Mayfair Orchestra / Dream Mother / Bluebird / London 7.11.29
King Oliver & his Orchestra / The Trumpet’s Prayer / Victor / 2.1.29 
Ciro Rimac's Rumba-Orchester / E Bom Parar / Telefunken / Berlin 11.18.37 / vocal = Bibi Miranda
Red Norvo & his Orchestra / You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby / Brunswick / 9.28.34 / vocal = The Three Ickeys (Terry Allen, Mildred Bailey, and Red Norvo)
Jack Cassidy / With Love from Hollywood / Niña (Cole Porter) / Columbia / 1958
Buddy Guy / You Sure Can’t Do / Artistic / 1959

set 3
Wes Montgomery / Movin’ Along / Movin’ Along / Riverside / 10.12.60 
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / For Spee’s Sake / Blue Note / 10.10.62 
Allen Eager with the Be Bop Boys / Donald Jay / 7.15.47
Frank Sinatra / Time After Time / Columbia / Hollywood 10.24.46 / with Axel Stordahl & Orchestra; for the movie It Happened in Brooklyn
The Moonglows / Blue Velvet / Chess / 1956
Mel Tormé & his Mel-Tones / A Stranger in Town / Decca / Hollywood 10.5.44 

set 4
Benny Carter / Aspects / Something for October / United Artists / LA late summer 1958 
Howard Roberts / Something’s Cookin’ / People / Capitol / Hollywood 8.1, 2.64 
Lyle Murphy / Four Saxophones in Twelve Tones / I Only Have Eyes for You / GNP / Hollywood 11.3.54 
King Cole Trio / Rose Room / Capitol / Hollywood 7.18.52
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / I Wish I Were Twins / Victor / 5.16.34 
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / I’ll Send You / Freedom / Houston c. 5.49
Vikki Carr / Color Her Great / I’ve Got Your Number (Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh) / Liberty / 1963
The Radio Four /Building a Home / Nashboro / Nashville 1958

last soulful song
Teddy Pendergrass / Love Language / You’re My Choice Tonight (Choose Me) / Asylum / 1984
Building a Home / Nashboro / Nashville 1958




Friday, September 25, 2020

CT092520final -- Leave Me a Playlist or Two: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 22

Ramona & her Grand Piano…and hat!

Coffeetime, September 25, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Johnny’s Blue / Blue Note / 8.14.60 
Curtis Fuller / Volume 3 / Quantrale / Blue Note / 12.1.57 
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Take a Good Look at Mine / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes 
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.6.47
Anita O’Day / Anita O’Day & the Three Sounds / My Ship / Verve / 10.12–15.62 

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Today and Now / Love Song from “Apache” (composer David Raksin) / Impulse! / 9.9.62 
Duke Ellington / Blues in Orbit / Sentimental Lady / Columbia / LA 12.2.59 
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown with Strings / Laura (composer David Raksin) / EmArcy / 1.18–20.55 
Charley Skeete’s Orchestra / Tampeekoe / Edison / 6.8.26 
Ramona & her Grand Piano / Stay Out of My Dreams / Victor / 4.19.33 
Floyd Dixon & his Band / Let’s Dance / Peacock [Aladdin] / Houston 1949
The Ravens / September Song / National / 9.47
Tom Jones / The Body and Soul of Tom Jones / Ain’t No Sunshine / Parrot / LA 1973

set 3
Jack McDuff / Tough ’Duff / Yeah, Baby / Prestige / 7.12.60 
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Midnight Blue / EmArcy / 5.2.57 / with Hank Jones on celeste
Serge Chaloff Sextette / Gabardine and Serge / Savoy / 3.5.47 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Since My Best Girl Turned Me Down / Decca / 12.17.34 / vocal trio = Sy Oliver, Eddie Tompkins, & Willie Smith 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / All I Need Is You / Columbia / 5.14.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Frankie Laine / (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / Mercury / LA 4.23.49 / with Carl Fischer & his Orchestra

set 4
Sam Most / I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / Rose Room / Bethlehem / 1955 
Sal Salvador / Shades of Sal Salvador / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Bethlehem / 1957 
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Hell’s Bells and Hallelujah / Regal Zonophone / London 9.20.34 
Kay Starr / Leave Me a Memory or Two / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1948
Linda Hopkins / Baby Please Come Home / Savoy / San Francisco / 5.10.51
The Trumpeteers / Handwriting on the Wall / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Tommie Young / She Don’t Have to See You (To See Through You) / Soul Power / 1972





Friday, September 18, 2020

The Whole World Is a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 21

Miriam Makeba sings Chove Chuva in Stockholm
It’s raining Miriam Makeba!

Coffeetime, September 18, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Prestige All Stars / Earthy / Dayee / Prestige / 1.25.57 
Bernie Cummins & his New Yorker Hotel Orchestra / Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder / Victor / 5.12.30 / vocal = Paul Small 
Calvin Boze / Satisfied / Score / LA 8.15.49 
Blossom Dearie / My Gentleman Friend / Someone to Watch Over Me / Verve / 5.21 & 22.59

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

set 2
Yusef Lateef / The Golden Flute / (I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance with You / Impulse! / 6.15 & 16.66 h
Barry Harris / Listen to Barry Harris… Solo Piano / Body and Soul / Prestige / 12.7.60 
Don Byas / September Song / Savoy / 8.21.46
Carl Kress / Love Song / Decca / 7.26.39 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / My Hi De Ho Man / Decca / 10.27.36
Erline “Rock and Roll” Harris / Rock and Roll Blues / De Luxe / 1949
Danny Kaye / Danny Kaye Sings Selections from the Samuel Goldwyn Technicolor Production Hans Christian Andersen / No Two People / Decca / Hollywood 1952 / duet with Jane Wyman
Ken Nordine / Colors / Chartreuse / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
Miriam Makeba / Makeba Sings! / Chove-Chuva / RCA Victor / 1964 

set 3
John Coltrane / Settin’ the Pace / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You / Prestige / 3.26.58 
Tadd Dameron & his Orchestra ‎/ John’s Delight / Capitol / 4.21.49 
Vaughn Monroe & his Orchestra / Beware, My Heart! / RCA Victor / 1947 / with The Moon Maids; from the United Artists film Carnegie Hall 
The Brown Dots (aka The Four Tunes aka The Sentimentalists) / It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight / Manor / 1946 
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / Try to Remember / MGM / 1962

set 4
Mel Lewis / Mel Lewis/6 / Grey Flannel /  Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Marty Paich / Jazz for Relaxation / Lullaby of the Leaves / Tampa / Hollywood 1956 
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Bobby “Blue” Bland / That’s the Way Love Is / Duke / Memphis 1963
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / I’m With You / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55 
Ken Nordine / Colors / Rosey / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
The Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41 / lead = William Langford

last soulful song
The Newcomers / The Whole World Is a Picture Show / Truth Records / 1974



Friday, September 04, 2020

Just a Lady with a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Bing’s got his eye on Ethel.

Coffeetime, September 4, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Poppin’ / Poppin’ / Blue Note / 10.20.57
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Mellow D / Blue Note / 1.31.59
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Stratosphere / Decca / 9.4.34
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / In the Evening / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
The California Ramblers / I’m Just Wild about Animal Crackers / Columbia / 6.7.26 / vocal = Frank Harris aka Irving Kaufman
Tiny Grimes Quintette / I’ll Always Love You Just the Same / Savoy / 9.15.44
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook / Lush Life / Verve / Hollywood 6.27.57 / with Oscar Peterson on piano

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

set 2
Frank Wess / The Frank Wess Quartet / It’s So Peaceful in the Country / Prestige Moodsville / 5.9.60
Stan Getz / Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio / Ballad Medley: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered; I Don't Know Why (I Just Do); How Long Has This Been Going On?; I Can't Get Started; Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Verve / Hollywood 10.10.57
Mary Lou Williams / Mary-Lou Williams Et Ses Formations / I Made You Love Paris / Le Club Français Du Disque / Paris 1954 / piano solo
Georgia White / I’m Blue and Lonesome / Decca / 4.1.38 / with Lonnie Johnson, guitar
Bing Crosby / Do You Ever Think of Me / Decca / Hollywood 7.23.40 / with The Merry Macs
Pee Wee Crayton / Wondering Why / Imperial [unissued] / New Orleans 4.14.55 / with Dave Bartholomew’s Band
Mary Wells / The Two Sides of Mary Wells / The Boy from Ipanema / Atco / 1966

set 3
Milt Jackson / Jazz ’n’ Samba / I Love You / Impulse! / 8.7.64
Ike Quebec / It Might As Well Be Spring / Easy, Don’t Hurt / Blue Note / 12.9.61
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Marie / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1950
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / Brunswick / 10.11.38 / vocal = Ginny Simms & Harry Babbitt
Delta Rhythm Boys / Nobody Knows / Atlantic / 1950
Don Nelson / The Wind / The Wind / The Wind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57

set 4
Lou Levy / A Most Musical Fella / How About You / RCA Victor / LA 1.57
Frank Rosolino / Frank Rosolino Quintet / Tuffy / Mode / LA 6.57
Les Paul / Blue Skies / Decca / LA 12.14.44
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Too Tired / RPM / LA 1955
Ethel Merman / Merman in Vegas / Just a Lady with a Song; I Got Rhythm / Reprise / live, Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas 1961
Golden Gate Quartet / Everything Moves by the Grace of God / Charlotte, NC 2.2.39

last soulful song
Mary Wells / Mary Wells Sings My Guy / He’s the One I Love / Motown / Detroit 1964