Friday, March 24, 2017

Playlist Woogie

Messy locks,  a wee pout, oooo, Smith Ballew!

Coffeetime, March 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Brown & Max Roach / At Basin Street / Powell’s Prances / EmArcy / 1.4.56
Lee Morgan / Candy / Candy / Blue Note / 2.2.58
Teddy Wilson / The Impeccable Mr. Wilson / I Want to Be Happy / Verve / 9.13.56
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / The Chant (St. James Infirmary) / Brunswick / 8.4.37
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / I Heard / Columbia / London 8.27.32 / vocal = Cyril Grantham & Ellis Jackson
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Slow Down / Decca / 11.28.51
Sylvia Syms / [In a Sentimental Mood] The Fabulous Sylvia Syms / I’m a Sucker for a Sentimental Song / [Movietone] 20th Century Fox / 1964

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

set 2
Richie Kamuca / Drop Me Off in Harlem / I Didn’t Know About You / Concord / San Francisco c. 1977
McCoy Tyner / McCoy Tyner Plays Duke Ellington / I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)  / Impulse! [unissued] / 12.2, 7, 8.64
Frank Wess Sextet / I’ll Be Around / Commodore / 8.54
Fats Waller / Muscle Shoals Blues / Okeh / 10.21.22
Frank Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Happy Feet / Okeh / 5.8.30 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Georges Guétary / Maître Pierre / Pathé Marconi / Paris 1948
Little Milton / Sings Big Blues / Fever / Checker / Chicago 6.3.66

set 3
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / Recado Bossa Nova / Blue Note / 6.18.65
George Van Eps / Mellow Guitar / I’ll Remember April / Columbia / LA 8.1.56
Anita Boyer & her Tomboyers [King Cole Trio] / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44
Mildred Bailey & the Delta Rhythm Boys / Bugle Woogie / radio broadcast, The Mildred Bailey Show / Hollywood c. 1943
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson/ How Long Has This Been Going On? / Verve / Hollywood 1957

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / East of the Sun / Contemporary / Hollywood 3.1.55
John Graas / Jazz-Lab-1 / Softly the Horn Blows / Decca / 1956
Peggy Lee / How Long Has This Been Going On / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.18.47 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind
The Pincus Sisters / Eastside Gluckstern’s Restaurant Commercial / radio, WEVD / c. 1950
Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona) / Intimate Excitement / The Constant Rain (Chove Chuva) / Liberty / LA 1967
The Golden Echoes / My Life Is in His Hands / Peacock / LA c. 7.49

last soulful song
Ruby Andrews / I Guess That Don’t Make Me a Loser / Zodiac / Chicago 1968

Friday, March 10, 2017

Give Your Playlist Lots of Lovin'

Women making harmony for the world!

Coffeetime, March 10, 2017, Angelynn Grant, xxv

set 1
Hank Mobley / The Turnaround! / Straight Ahead / Blue Note / 2.5.65
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / South Side / Blue Note / 2.4.57
Ermine Calloway & the Seven Blue Babies / Give Your Baby Lots of Lovin’ / Edison / 1.2.29
The Barry Sisters / Oh Mama, I’m So in Love / radio transcription Yiddish Melodies in Swing, WHN / 1940 / with Sam Medoff & the Yiddish Swingtet
Camille Howard / Rock Me Daddy / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 8.20.50
Audrey Morris / The Voice of Audrey Morris / What More Can a Women Do / Bethlehem / Hollywood 7.56 / with Marty Paich & the Hollywood String Quartet

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Ballads / Too Young to Go Steady / Impulse! / 12.21.61
Ike Quebec / It Might as Well Be Spring / Willow Weep for Me / Blue Note / 12.29.61
Flip Phillips / Flip Phillips Quintet / I’ll Never Be the Same / Clef / 9.13.54
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / Mary’s Idea / Decca / 12.6.38
Patsy Montana & Prairie Ramblers / I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart / ARC Records / 8.16.35
Little Esther / Mainliner / Federal / LA 7.25.52 / with Bobby Nunn & the Robins
Betty Roché / Singin’ & Swingin’ / Blue Moon / Prestige / 6.3.60

set 3
Grant Green / I Want to Hold Your Hand / Corcovado / Blue Note / 3.31.65
Horace Silver / Horace-Scope / Me and My Baby / Blue Note / 7.8.60
Charlie Parker / Bird Feathers / Dial / 11.4.47
Boswell Sisters / Lullaby of Broadway / Brunswick / London 7.19.35
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Kick It / Okeh / 6.5.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Dinah Washington / Back to the Tracks / It’s a Mean Old Man’s World / Roulette / 7.5.62

set 4
Stan Getz / Stan Getz at Large  / In the Night / HMV / Copenhagen 1.14, 15.60
Barney Kessel / Carmen / The Gypsy’s Hip / Contemporary / LA 12.19.58
Mildred Bailey / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Columbia / 1.25.40
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / A Gal in Calico / Capitol / 9.27.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Pearl Bailey / Solid Gold Cadillac / Sunset Records / Hollywood 1956
The Sallie Martin Singers / Great Day / Specialty / Hollywood 03.31.52

last soulful song
Ann Peebles / I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down / Hi / Memphis 1972

Friday, February 24, 2017

I’m Sitting on Top of the Playlist

Having fun with Ethel.

Coffeetime, February 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Benny Golson / The Modern Touch / Hymn to the Orient / Riverside / 12.19.57
Prestige All Stars / All Day Long / Slim Jim / Prestige / 1.4.57
Ross Gorman’s Earl Carroll Vanities Orchestra / I’m Sitting on Top of the World / Columbia / 10.29.25
Rudy Vallée & his Yale Collegians / Outside / Harmony / 1.31.29
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / Since I Fell for You / radio broadcast / live, Savoy Ballroom 1945 / vocal = Ella Johnson
Big Mama Thornton / My Man Called / Peacock / Houston 1956
Julie London / All Through the Night / Get Out of Town / Liberty / Hollywood 7.12,13,16.65 / with the Bud Shank Quintet

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Coltrane’s Sound / Central Park West / Atlantic / 10.24 & 26.64
The Prestige All Stars / All Night Long / Body & Soul / Prestige [unissued] / 12.28.56
Ethel Waters & her Ebony Four / Maybe Not at All / Columbia / 10.28.25
The Four Rockets / Loch Lomond / Aladdin / 11.48
Bobby Long & the Satellites / Mojo Workout / Vegas / 1964

set 3
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash! / Kenny’s Sound / Verve / 7.16.63
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Skylark / Prestige / 10.21.66
Lester Young / Sax-o-Be-Bop / JATP / 1946
Harry James & his Orchestra / Opening Theme [Ciribiribin); If That’s the Way You Want It, Baby / radio transcription / mid-1940s / vocal = Helen Forrest
Basin Street Boys / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Earl Coleman with Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / Two Different Worlds / Prestige / 12.7.56

set 4
Marty Paich Quartet / Featuring Art Pepper / Abstract Art / Tampa  / 2.20.57
Clifford Brown / Jazz Immortal / Gone with the Wind / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.13.54
Lynn Hope / Please, Mr. Sun / Aladdin / Chicago 3.11.52
Kay Starr / Who’s Foolin’ Who / Lamplighter / LA 1946 / with the Lamplighter All Stars
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / I Wish You Love / Capitol / Hollywood 1962
Donald Height / You’re Gonna Miss Me / Shout / 1966
Soul Stirrers / Come and Go to That Land / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last soulful song
Lea Roberts / Prove It / Minit / LA 5.1.69

Friday, February 17, 2017

Waiting for the Playlist to Come In

Sam, you do sing so handsomely!

Coffeetime, February 17, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dizzy Reece / Star Bright / A Variation on Monk / Blue Note / 11.19.59
Lee Morgan / Introducing Lee Morgan / Bet / Savoy / 11.5.56
The Comedian Harmonists / Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear / Odeon / Berlin 1932
Walter Brown / Let’s Love Awhile / Capitol / LA 7.50 / Jay McShann’s Kaycee Stompers
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) / Verve / LA 1.8.57

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

set 2
Charles McPherson / Bebop Revisited! / Embraceable You / Prestige / 11.20.64
Oliver Nelson / Nocturne / Azure-té / Prestige Moodsville 13 / 8.23.60
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Strange / Capitol / 1958
Bing Crosby / After Sundown / Brunswick / Hollywood 9.27.33 / with Lennie Hayton’s Orchestra
Doris Day / Tea for Two [10 inch EP “Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production”] / Tea for Two / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra, Gene Nelson (“dance effects & songs”), the Ken Lane Singers, & the Page Cavanaugh Trio
Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones & his Playboys / New Arrival / Imperial / 1947

set 3
Charles McPherson / The Quintet/Live! / Here’s That Rainy Day / Prestige / live at The Five Spot 10.13.66
Lee Morgan / Tom Cat / Twice Around / Blue Note / 8.11.64
The Mills Brothers / Dinah / Brunswick / 12.16.32 / with Bing Crosby
Martha Raye, Private Murray McEachern, Gene Krupa, & the Mel-Tones / Blue Skies / radio broadcast, AFRS Showtime / 1944
Sam Cooke / Encore / When I Fall in Love / Keen / LA 1958 / with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra

set 4
Victor Feldman / Merry Olde Soul / Bloke’s Blues / Riverside / 1.6, 11.61
Lee Konitz / Konitz Meets Mulligan / Too Marvelous for Words / Pacific Jazz / live at The Haig, Hollywood 1.53
Les Paul Trio / If I Love Again / V-Disc 572B / mid-1940s
Peggy Lee / Waiting for the Train to Come In / Capitol / Hollywood 7.30.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra
Marlene Dietrich / Dietrich in London / I Wish You Love / Columbia / Queen’s Theatre, London 12.12.64
Golden Gate Quartet / Take Your Burdens to God / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soulful song
Little Johnny Truitt / Don’t Let Me Be a Cryin’ Man / A-Bet / Crowley, Louisiana (?) 1966

Friday, February 03, 2017

Lonesome Playlist

Dreaming with Dinah…
Coffeetime, February 3, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Live at The Jazz Corner of the World, vol 2 / M & M / Blue Note / 4.15.59
Bill English / Bill English / 222 / Vanguard / 1963
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Let’s Go Home / Columbia / 4.24.41
Annette Hanshaw / Moon Song (That Wasn’t Meant for Me) / Banner / 1.25.33
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Hurry, Hurry / Decca / 5.26.44 / vocal = Wynonie Harris
Dinah Washington / Our Love Is Here to Stay / EmArcy / early spring 1954

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

set 2
Stanley Turrentine / Blue Hour / Since I Fell for You / Blue Note / 12.16.60
Bob Enevoldsen / Smorgasbord / Mr. Know-It-All / Liberty / Hollywood 11.25, 29.55
Joe Newman / All I Want to Do Is Swing / Leonice / RCA Victor / 2.8.55
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / The Wild Dog / Okeh / 3.28.28
Boswell Sisters / Gee, But I’d Like to Make You Happy / Okeh / LA 10.3.30 / on label as The Three Boswell Sisters
Roy Brown & his Mighty-Mighty Men / Lonesome Lover / King / Cincinnati 9.27.51
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / Some Day, Sweetheart / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

set 3
Yusef Lateef / The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef / Salt Water Blues / Riverside / 5.9.60
Earl Anderza / Joe and I / Pacific Jazz / LA 6.30.63
Tadd Dameron Band / Ep-Bop / transcriptions [Jazzland] / live Royal Roost 1948
Connee Boswell / Stormy Weather / Decca / LA 8.7.41 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / I’ll Get Along Somehow / Varsity / 12.47
Jean Sablon / Ciel de Paris / HMV/Pathé Marconi / Paris early 1960s

set 4
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Roulette / Tampa/Skylark / Hollywood 1954
Tal Farlow / Tal / How About You / Verve / 1956
Helen Forrest / Everybody Knew but Me / Decca / Hollywood 11.19.45 / with Les Paul & his Trio
Jerry Butler / I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face / Vee-Jay / 1965
Dixie Nightingales / Forgive These Fools / Chalice / Memphis / 1966

last soulful song
Dee Dee Warwick / I’m Gonna Make You Love Me / Mercury / 10.66

Friday, January 27, 2017

Lady Windermere's Playlist

Thank you!
Coffeetime, January 27, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Far Away Lands / Far Away Lands / Blue Note / 5.26.67
Art Farmer / Septet / Up in Quincy’s Room / Prestige / 7.2.53
Bernie Leighton / Piano Contrasts / Things Are Looking Up / Keynote / 8.9.46
Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra / San / Victor / 1.12.28
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / Wagon Wheels / HMV / London 2.21.34 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Mr. Google Eyes August [Joseph August] / Play the Game / Duke / LA 1953 / with Johnny Otis Band
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / Body and Soul / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / Landslide / Love Locked Out / Blue Note / 5.5.62
Junior Cook / Junior’s Cookin’ / Easy Living / Jazzland / 12.4.61
Sandy Williams’ Big Eight / Mountain Air / HRS / 11.5.45
Martha Raye / Honeysuckle Rose / AFRS Swingtime / Hollywood 1944
Eddie Cantor / The Eddie Cantor Story soundtrack [Warner Brothers] / Makin’ Whoopee / Capitol / Hollywood 12.25.53
B.B. King / Eyesight to the Blind / Kent / LA 1965
Ruby & the Romantics / Young Wings Can Fly / Kapp / 1968

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / Sweet ’n’ Sour / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62
Barry Harris / Breaking It Up / Stranger in Paradise / Argo / Chicago 7.31.58
Preston Love Orchestra / Jumping for Charles / Spin / LA 1952
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / Something Sentimental / radio transcription / 1946 / vocal = Jo Anne Ryan
The Four Tunes / My Last Affair / RCA Victor / 6.49
Little Willie John / No More Life / King / Cincinnati 1958

set 4
Herbie Harper / Bethlehem’s Best [Herbie Harper] / Angus / Bethlehem / LA 1.25.55
Bobby Jaspar / Up in Quincy’s Room / Vogue / Paris 11.3.52
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Lady Windermere’s Fan / Decca / 12.30.47
Lavern Baker / See See Rider / Atlantic / 9.26.62
Antonio Carlos Jobim / The Wonderful World of Antonio Carlos Jobim / Por Toda A Mimha Vida / Warner Brothers / LA 1965 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
Sonny Curtis / The Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song, Love Is All Around / 1970
The Four Internes / I Go to Jesus / King / Cincinnati 11.53

last soulful song
Syreeta / Syreeta / I Love Every Little Thing About You / Mowest / LA 1972

Friday, January 20, 2017

Could You Please Oblige Us With a Playlist

Oh Sammy, tell us why we should smile…

Coffeetime, January 20, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / Soul Junction / Hallelujah / Prestige / 11.15.57
Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman / Three Trumpets / Who’s Who / Prestige / 1.26.57
Hubert Rostaing – Aimé Barelli et Leur Orchestre / Indécision / Swing / Paris 10.22.40
Noel Coward / Could You Please Oblige Us with a Bren Gun? / HMV / London 7.28.41
Miss Rhapsody [Viola Wells] / The Night Before Judgement Day / Savoy / 5.15.45 / duet with Harold Underhill
Judy Holliday / Holliday with Mulligan / The Party’s Over / Verve / 4.12.61

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

set 2
Red Garland / Prestige Moodsville, Volume 1 / We’ll Be Together Again / 12.11.59 / with Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis
Rene Thomas / Guitar Groove / How Long Has This Been Going On? / Jazzland / 9.7-8.60
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra / Liza / Victor / 8.1.35
Don Barreto  et son Orchestre Cubain / Triguenita (Brito) / Decca / Paris 6.27.33 / “Recordings in London of African and West Indian Music in the 1920s and 1930s”
Delta Rhythm Boys / Domaredansen / Metronome / Stockholm 9.8.50 / with the Metronome All-Stars
Etta James / Seven Day Fool / Argo / Chicago 9.60

set 3
Sandy Mosse / ‘Relaxin’ with … Sandy Mosse / Birks Works / Argo / Chicago 9.5.58
Dizzy Gillespie / Dizzy Atmosphere / Musicraft / prob 2.28.45
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Chillun, Get Up / Victor / 1.26.34 / vocal = Henry Wells & Trio
Charioteers / So Long / radio transcription / 1942
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra / He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped / Musicraft / 7.9.46 / vocal = Alice Roberts
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / The Party’s Over / Reprise / Hollywood 7.19.61 / with Marty Paich & his Orchestra

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 3 / Mexican Passport / Contemporary / LA 8.2.55
Shorty Rogers & André Previn / Collaboration / Call for Cole / RCA Victor / 3.30.54
Frank Sinatra / Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day) / V-Disc 262-A, CBS radio broadcast, “The Vimms Vitamins Show” / 5.24.44 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Colemans / I Don’t Mind Being All Alone / Regal / 1950
The Ravens / The House I Live In / National / 1.27.49
The Staple Singers / Pray On / Vee-Jay / 1960

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / Signed, Sealed, & Delivered / Heaven Help Us All / Tamla / 1970