Friday, April 28, 2017

Let's Put Out the Playlist

Such pretty canaries!

Coffeetime, April 28, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quartet / Hank’s Prank / Blue Note [5066] / 3.27.55
Gigi Gryce – Clifford Brown / Gigi Gryce – Clifford Brown Sextet / Baby / Blue Note [5048] / Paris 10.8.53
Eddie Heywood & his Orchestra / Begin the Beguine / V-Disc 324B / 2.26.44
Freddie Rich & his Orchestra / You’re an Education / Vitaphone musical short / Hollywood early 1938 / vocal = The Three Symphonettes
The Ink Spots / The Ink Spots / Don’t Get Around Much Anymore / Waldorf Music Hall [33 144] / 1955
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book / It Was Written in the Stars / Verve / LA 1.15.61 / with Billy May & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Blue Note / 7.14.56
Ike Quebec / With a Song in My Heart / Imagination / Blue Note / 2.13.62
Johnny Guarnieri / Piano Contrasts / Why Do I Love You? / Mercury [25068] / 8.17.45
Hazel Scott / People Will Say We’re in Love / V-Disc 30 / 8.27.43
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Honey Ma’ Love / Decca [5453] / 12.30.47
T-Bone Walker / Bye, Bye, Baby / Imperial / LA or Detroit 10.27.53 / with T.J. Fowler’s Band

set 3
Jimmy Smith / I’m Movin’ On / Cherry / Blue Note / 1.31.63
John Coltrane / Lush Life / I Hear a Rhapsody / Prestige / 1.10.58
Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell / Sonny Side / Prestige [103] / 1.26.50
Jack Jenney / City Night / Vocalion [Columbia GL 100] / 10.19.39 / vocal = Frank Sherman
Mills Brothers / Mills Brothers Souvenir Album / Till Then / Decca [9-172] / 1944
Matt Dennis / Welcome Matt / Let’s Put Out the Lights / Jubilee / 1958

set 4
Lee Konitz & Gerry Mulligan / Lee Konitz With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet / I’ll Remember April / Pacific Jazz / The Haig, LA 1.53
Maynard Ferguson / Dimensions / Maiden Voyage / EmArcy [MG 29024] / 2.19.54
The Metronome All-Stars / Local 802 Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 1.23.51
Martha Raye / The Voice / After You’ve Gone / Discovery [DL-3010] / 1950
Eddie Vinson / Bonus Pay / Mercury / 1946
Anthony Newley / The Roar of the Greasepaint / That’s What It Is to Be Young / RCA / 1965
Alphabetical Four / He Sees All We Do and Hears All We Say / Decca / 4.19.40

last soulful song
The Dynamites / Let’s Try / Pay / 1966

Friday, April 21, 2017

If You Were the Only Playlist

Lay down the law, Ida!

Coffeetime, April 21, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Songs for my Father / The Kicker / Blue Note / 10.26.64
Elmo Hope / Informal Jazz / Weeja / Prestige / 5.7.56
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Two Little Bluebirds / HMV / London 9.16.26
Mabel Scott / Fine, Fine Baby / King / 3.25.50
Sarah Vaughan / No Count Sarah / Missing You / EmArcy / 8.6-8.57

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

set 2
Prestige All-Stars / Interplay for 2 Trumpets and 2 Tenors / Soul Eyes / Prestige / 3.22.57
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / Lyin’ to Myself / Decca / 5.18.36
Lula Reed / Going Back to Mexico / King / Cincinnati 4.23.53
Betty Hutton / I’ve Got the Sun in the Morning / soundtrack to MGM movie Annie Get Your Gun / Hollywood 1950

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Roots & Herbs / Look at the Birdie / Blue Note / 2.18.64
Joe Newman / Good ’n‘ Groovy / To Rigmor / Prestige Swingville / 3.19.61
Pete Johnson / Dive Bomber / World Jam Session audition disc / 2.17.44 / announcer = Tom Shirley
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / radio transcription / mid-1940s / vocal = Eugenie Baird; featuring Red Nichols on clarinet
The Charioteers / You Make Me Feel So Young / Columbia [Harmony] / 7.1.46
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / If You Were the Only Girl / Reprise / Hollywood 1964

set 4
West Coast Jazzmen [Howard Lucraft] / Showcase for Modern Jazz / Smog à la Mode / Decca / Hollywood summer 1957
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Georgia on My Mind / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / In the Solo Spotlight / S&B / Contemporary / LA 3.17.54
King Cole Trio / Who’s Been Eatin’ My Porridge? / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Dionne Warwick / The Windows of The World / The Windows of The World / Scepter / 4.13.67
Little Milton / Blind Man / Checker / Chicago 1964
Golden Gate Quartet / Rock My Soul / Bluebird / 11.15.38

last soulful song
The Accents / You Better Think Again / One-derful! / Chicago 1965

Friday, April 14, 2017

This Is a Very Special Playlist

Hey, Hey – How’m I Doin’?

Coffeetime, April 14, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Blowin’ the Blues Away / Break City / Blue Note / 8.29.59
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley’s Second Message / Crazeology / Prestige / 7.27.56
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Out of Nowhere / Bluebird / 6.5.39
Whispering Jack Smith / All By Yourself in the Moonlight / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England     12.28.28
[Leo] “Snub” Mosley & Orchestra / Social Drag / Sonora / 1946 / vocal = Bob Carroll & ensemble
Paul Gayten & his Orchestra / Happy Birthday to You / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1950
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book / Why Was I Born? / Verve / LA 1.6.63

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Why Was I Born? / New Jazz / 3.7.58
Richie Kamuca / Some Other Spring / Concord / 1977
Red Garland / The Nearness of You / Why Was I Born? / Jazzland / 11.30.61
Gene Ammons / It’s the Talk of the Town / Aristocrat / Chicago 10.12.48
Nat Gonella & his Trumpet / Nobody’s Sweetheart / Brunswick / London 5.26.33 / vocal = Nat Gonella & Garland Wilson
Hildegarde / Medley: The Moon Got in My Eyes; All You Want to Do Is Dance / Columbia / London 9.4.37 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Old Man River / Specialty / Hollywood 12.31.47
Peggy Lee / This Is a Very Special Day / Decca / Hollywood 12.16.52 / with Gordon Jenkins & his Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Kenny Dorham / Whistle Stop / Buffalo / Blue Note / 1.15.61
The Modern Jazz Quartet / Odds Against Tomorrow / Cue #9 / 10.9.59
Mills Brothers / Jungle Fever / Decca / LA 2.24.34
Johnny Mercer / Surprise Party / Capitol / Hollywood 8.9.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / The Shadow of Your Smile / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.11.66

set 4
Shelly Manne / My Son the Jazz Drummer! / Di Grine Kuzine / Contemporary / 12.20.62
Oscar Peterson / Plays the George Gershwin Song Book / Nice Work If You Can Get It / Verve / summer 1949
Garland Wilson / China Boy / Brunswick / Paris c. 12.33
King Cole Trio / Look What You’ve Done to Me / Capitol / Hollywood 3.6.44
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Happy Birthday Boogie / Decca [unissued] / 6.5.51
Dinah Washington / Dinah ’63 / Why Was I Born? / Roulette / LA 1963
Golden Gate Quartet / Travelin’ Shoes / Bluebird / Charlotte, North Carolina 1.24.38

last soulful song
Natural Four / Count on Me / Curtom / Chicago 1975

 

Friday, April 07, 2017

That's a Playlist for You

Bell sleeves! White boots!

Coffeetime, April 7, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Bup A Loup / Blue Note / 10.4.59
Freddie Hubbard / Hub Cap / Osie Mae / Blue Note / 4.9.61
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Shipyard Ramble / Bluebird / 1.22.41
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / I’m Just Wild About Animal Crackers / Victor / 6.23.26 / vocal = Phil Saxe
Betty Hall Jones / That’s a Man for You / Capitol / Hollywood 2.11.49
Wynona Carr / Nursery Rhyme Rock / Specialty / Hollywood 1956 / with The Bumps Blackwell Band
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / Then I’ll Be Tired of You / 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
Art Farmer / Modern Art / Like Someone in Love / United Artists / 9.10, 11, 14.58
Sonny Red / Images / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Jazzland / 6.61
Eddie Davis / Modern Jazz by Eddie Davis / You Go to My Head / King / Cincinnati 1958
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / I’m Coming Virginia / Okeh / Chicago 5.9.27
Adrian’s Tap Room Gang / I Got a Need for You / Victor / 6.14.35 / vocal = Jeanne Burns & Wingy Manone
Doris Day / I Only Have Eyes for You [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
Du Droppers / I Wanna Thank You / RCA/Groove [unissued] / 4.1.55

set 3
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Playboy Theme / Everest / 1960
Teddy Edwards / Teddy’s Ready! / The Sermon / Contemporary / LA 8.17.60
Miles Davis/ Mile Stone / Savoy / 8.14.47
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / What Do You Know About Love? / Bluebird / 10.20.38 / vocal = Ida James
Jubalaires / Casey Jones / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Delta Rhythm Boys / In Sweden / Old Man River / Jubilee [Metronome] / Stockholm 1956

set 4
Steve Allen / Monday Nights / Misty / Signature / 1956
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Indian Summer / Contemporary / 12.4.56
Red Perkins & his Dixie Ramblers / Old Man Blues / Champion / Richmond, Indiana 5.6.31
Jo Stafford & her V-Disc Play Boys / I’m Coming Virginia / V-Disc 895A / 4.19.45
Fred Astaire / The Best of The Band Wagon / New Sun in the Sky / Clef / Hollywood 12.52
Dixie-Aires / Loose the Man / Exclusive / summer 1948

last soulful song
Ruby Andrews / Casanova (Your Playing Days Are Over) / Zodiac / 1967

Friday, March 31, 2017

Playlist in the Attic

Gorgeous! Thanks, Marv Goldberg.

Coffeetime, March 31, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Booker Ervin / The Song Book / The Lamp is Low / Prestige / 2.27.64
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Noise in the Attic / Blue Note / 8.7.60
Roy Fox & his Band / These Foolish Things / Victor / London 4.9.36 / vocals = Denny Dennis
Mabel Scott / No More Cryin’ Blues / Coral / 5.22.51
Ella Fitzgerald / soundtrack to Let No Man Write My Epitaph / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Verve / LA 4.19.60

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

set 2
Wilbur Harden & John Coltrane / Tanganyika Strut / Once in a While / Savoy / 5.13.58
Oscar Peterson / The George Gershwin Songbook / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Clef / LA late fall 1952
The Georgians / Charleston Baby O’ Mine / Columbia / 6.20.25
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / When I Can’t Be with You / Victor / Camden, NJ 6.11.31
Basin Street Boys / Vootnay on the Votnay / Exclusive / LA circa 06.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Rosemary Clooney / Swing Around Rosie / Sunday in Savannah / Coral / 1958 / with Buddy Cole Trio
Gino Maringola / Lu spusaliziu / Phonotype / Naples, Italy c. 1960

set 3
Leo Parker / Rollin’ with Leo / Bad Girl / Blue Note / 10.20.61
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Jordan / Ju-Ba / Blue Note / 6.2.57
Charlie Parker & the All Stars / Anthropology / radio broadcast WJZ / live, Birdland 3.31.51
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Many Dreams Ago / Bluebird / 9.28.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
The Ravens / Sylvia / National / 1.27.49
Jimmy Ricks / Vibrations / Sophisticated Lady / Mainstream / 1965

set 4
Brew Moore / Pat’s Batch / Fantasy / LA 11.5.57
Sonny Stitt / I Want to Be Happy / Prestige / 1.26.50
Cozy Cole / Concerto for Cozy / Old Man River / Savoy / 1944
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Little Girl / Parlophone / 6.10.31 / vocal = Harold Arlen
Mavis Rivers / Swing Along with Mavis / Things To Do Today / Reprise / Hollywood 1961
Soul Stirrers / Golden Bells [take 2] / Specialty / Hollywood 4.19.57

last soulful song
Eddie Holman / I Love You / Am I a Loser / ABC / Philadelphia 1969

 

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