Friday, February 23, 2024

Life Is a One-Way Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 175

Black & white close up from TV video of part of Teddy Edward's face and the mouthpiece of his saxophone.
Mr. Edwards and his dreamy eyes… uh… and his saxophone..

Coffeetime, February 23, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Al Grey / Night Song / The Way You Look Tonight / Argo / Chicago 11.62 
Horace Silver / Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers / Stop Time / Blue Note / 11.13.54 
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 / Coffee Pot / Blue Note / 9.24.54 
Teddy Wilson Quartet / Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Brunswick / LA 9.5.37 
Jack Buchanan & Elsie Randolph / Now That I’ve Found You / HMV / London 1935
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Imagine My Surprise / Victor / 12.7.38 
Helen Humes / Helen’s Advice / Discovery / Hollywood 11.20.50 / with Dexter Gordon’s Orchestra
Margaret Whiting / Goin’ Places / Sentimental Journey / Dot / 1957

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

set 2
Teddy Edwards / It’s About Time / Willow Weep for Me / Pacific Jazz / LA 8.59 / with Les McCann Ltd
Al Viola / Guitars / Moonlight in Vermont / Liberty / Hollywood 2.59
Alphonso Trent & his Orchestra / Clementine / Gennett / Richmond, Indiana 3.24.33 
Aileen Stanley & Johnny Marvin / Side By Side / Victor / 5.25.27 / Marvin on ukulele; with Nat Shilkret & his Orchestra
Irving Aaronson’s Commanders / Pardon My Southern Accent / Columbia / 8.22.34 / vocal = Ernie Mathias 
Dallas Bartley & his Band / I Know What It’s All About / National / 11.25.47 
Bobby Darin / Jealous / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 1.3.63 / with Peggy Lee 

set 3
Big John Patton / Let ’Em Roll / The Shadow of Your Smile / Blue Note / 12.11.65 
Don Wilkerson / Elder Don / Scrappy / Blue Note / 5.3.62 
J.J. Johnson / Jay Jay Johnson’s Quintet / Jay Jay / Savoy / 6.26.46 
The Tune Twisters / I’m Against Rhythm / Liberty Music Shop / 1938 
Johnny Long & his Orchestra / My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time / Decca / 2.20.45 / vocal = Dick Robertson & Frances Lane 
Delta Rhythm Boys / I’m Beginning to See the Light / AFRS Jubilee #143 / Hollywood 7.45 / Carl Jones, Traverse Crawford, tenor; Kelsey Pharr, baritone; Lee Gaines, bass, acc. by Count Basie & his orchestra
Johnny Holiday / Holiday for Lovers / There’s No You / Mode / Hollywood 9.57 / with Marty Paich Octet: Paich cel, [Herb Geller as & cl, Ronnie Lang bs & cl], Bob Enevoldsen tb, Vince De Rosa fh, Jack Sheldon t, Max Bennett b, Mel Lewis d

set 4
Shorty Rogers / Where the Four Winds Blow / Hurricane Carol / RCA Victor / LA 7.2.56 
Charlie Shavers / Off the Cuff / Sweet and Simple / Sesac / 1961 / Shavers t, Homer Fields aka Ray Bryant p, Tommy Bryant b, Oliver Jackson Jr. d
King Cole Trio / Jivin’ with the Notes / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 5.40 / Nat King Cole p, Oscar Moore g, Wesley Prince b
King Cole Trio / Jam Man / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 2.41
Bobby Troup Trio / Daddy / Snader Telescription / Hollywood 1951 / with Virginia Maxey; Troup p & voc, Al Viola g, Lloyd Pratt b 
Frank Gorshin / Jimmy [Original Broadway Cast Recording] / Life Is a One-Way Street / RCA Victor / 1969 
Southern Wonder Quartet / Raphael / Elite / 1940

last soulful song
Marva Whitney / Don’t Let Our Love Fade Away / Excello / Kansas City 1973



Friday, February 16, 2024

Let’s Have Another Cup of Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 174

Screenshot from short film of Al Viola playing his hollow-body white guitar in front of living room curtains. He's wearing a suit and tie.
A man, a plan, and a lovely white guitar.

Coffeetime, February 16, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Milt Jackson / Bags’ Opus / Blues for Diahann / United Artists / 12.58 
Cannonball Adderley / Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Rose Room / EmArcy / 8.5.55 
Lou Raderman & His Pelham Heath Inn Orchestra / Oh Gee! Oh Joy! / Harmony / 3.3.28 / vocal = Irving Kaufman; Bix: no, Bix: yes 
Victor Arden & Phil Ohman / Fine and Dandy / Victor / 10.8.30 / vocal = Frank Luther / I forgot to mention that Frank Luther sang with Arden & Ohman on “I’ve Got Five Dollars” on the Feb 2 Coffeetime 
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders / If You Don’t Know / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 12.30.47
Lurlean Hunter / Blue & Sentimental / Fool That I Am / Atlantic / 8.23.60 / with Jimmy Giuffre & his Orchestra 

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

set 2
Paul Desmond / Easy Living / Easy Living / RCA Victor / 9.9.64 
Sam Most / East Coast Jazz/9: I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / How Deep Is the Ocean / Bethlehem / 1955 / Sam Most fl, Marty Flax bars, Bill Triglia p, Barry Galbraith g, Burgher Jones b, Bobby Donaldson d
Al Viola / Solo Guitar / Nocturne / Mode / Hollywood 1957 / with Eva Diana portrait painting cover
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Looking at You / HMV / London 3.26.29 / vocal = Sam Browne; Cole Porter song
Joe Sullivan & his Café Society Orchestra / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Okeh / 4.29.40 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Swallows / Bicycle Tillie / King / 5.53 / lead = Bunky Mack ​​
Eddie Bo / I Got to Know / Ric / New Orleans 1961

set 3
Lem Winchester / Another Opus / Blues Prayer / New Jazz / 6.4.60 
Benny Golson / Free / Sock Cha Cha / Argo / 12.26.62 / cover painting by Alex Bozickovic aka Alex Boz 
Howard McGhee / Dilated Pupils / Dial / Hollywood 10.18.46 
Tex Beneke / Cynthia’s in Love / RCA Victor / 3.28.46 / with Glenn Miller & his Orchestra; vocal = Artie Malvin, Lillian Lane, & the Crew Chiefs 
Page Cavanaugh Trio / The Three Bears / film short / Hollywood 1946 / composed by Bobby Troup https://jpcavanaugh.com/2022/06/10/the-page-cavanaugh-trio-famously-obscure-or-obscurely-famous/
Bobby Short / Bobby Short 0n the East Side / Looking at You / Atlantic / 1960 https://www.discogs.com/release/14318115-Bobby-Short-On-The-East-Side

set 4
Dave Pell / A Pell of a Time / Grey Flannel / RCA Victor / LA 1.17.57 / Pell ts, Pepper Adams bs, Jack Sheldon tp, Bobby Burgess & Ray Sims tb, Paul Moer p, Tommy Tedesco g, Tom Kelly b, Mel Lewis d https://www.discogs.com/release/4518743-Dave-Pells-Jazz-Octet-A-Pell-Of-A-Time
Dave Pell / The Dave Pell Octet Plays a Gallery of Seldom Heard Tunes by Irving Berlin / Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee / Trend / Hollywood spring 1953 / Pell ts, Ronny Lang bs, Don Fagerquist tp, Jeff Clarkson p, Tony Rizzi g, Rolly Bundock b, Jack Sperling d, Shorty Rogers arr
Billy May & his Orchestra / As You Remember Them / The Odd Couple (Neal Hefti’s Version) / Time-Life / Hollywood 1972
King Cole Trio / Twisted Stockings / Capitol / Hollywood 2.9.50 / with The Starlighters; NKC p & voc, Irving Ashby g, Joe Comfort b, Jack Costanzo bg, Lee Young d Tony Renis / Quando, Quando, Quando / HMV / Italy 1962
Alphabetical Four / We Will Understand It Better Bye and Bye / Decca / 4.7.41 / with some sweet human orchestra

last soulful song
Ortheia Barnes / Never Ever Leave Me / Mickay’s Records [unissued] / Detroit 1962

Friday, February 09, 2024

Don’t Shake That Playlist at Me

Black and white screenshot of Ginger Rogers in a white, diaphanous gown dancing with Fred Astaire in black tie and tails from the 1936 movie Swing Time.
Fred, I’ll go cheek to cheek with you at any age.

Coffeetime, February 9, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley / Touch and Go / Blue Note / 11.25.56
Curtis Fuller / Sliding Easy / Down Home [alt take] / United Artists / 3.12.59 
B.A. Rolfe & his Lucky Strike Orchestra / It Must Be Love / Edison / 9.13.28 / vocal = Theo Alban
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / You’re on the Right Track / Decca / LA 12.8.47 / duet with Martha Davis; Jordan as, Aaron Izenhall tp, Eddie Johnson ts, Wild Bill Davis p, Carl Hogan g, Dallas Bartley b, Joe Morris d
Beverly Kenney / Beverly Kenney Sings for Johnny Smith / Ball and Chain (Sweet Lorraine) / Roost / 1955

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk Swings / After Midnight / Crown / 1960 
Ike Quebec / For All We Know / Blue Note / 9.25.60 / Quebec ts, Sir Charles Thompson org, Milt Hinton b, J.C. Heard d
Ella Logan / Pardon My Southern Accent / radio transcription, Fleischmann's Yeast Hour / 4.4.35
Slim Gaillard & his Trio / Atomic Cocktail / Atomic / Hollywood 12.15.45
Bobby Smith, His Saxophone & Orchestra / Don’t Shake Those Hips at Me / Ruby / c. 1951
Lord Flea (Norman Thomas) & His Calypsonians / Dance Craze [originally appeared on Swingin’ Calypsos] / Shake Shake Sonora [aka Shake, Señora aka Jump in the line] / Capitol / 1957 

set 3
Gigi Gryce / Saying Somethin’ / Blues in the Jungle / New Jazz / 3.11.60
Wynton Kelly / Wynton Kelly / Strong Man / Riverside / 1.31.58
Charlie Parker / Quasimodo / Dial / 11.17.47
Billy Kyle’s Big Eight / Blues Triste / HRS / 9.11.46
Chuck Foster & his Orchestra / (This Is) A Dream Affair / transcription / Chicago 1940 / vocal = Jimmy Castle
The Crickets / Man from the Moon / Jay-Dee / 1954 
Fred Astaire / Cheek to Cheek / Clef / LA 12.52

set 4
Hampton Hawes / Four! / There Will Never Be Another You / Contemporary / LA 1.27.58
Joseph Mullendore Orchestra / Honey West (soundtrack) / Prelumium to Mayhem / ABC-Paramount / Hollywood 1967 
Delta Rhythm Boys / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me / transcription / 1941
King Cole Trio / I’ve Only Myself to Blame / Capitol / Hollywood 11.5.47 / NKC p & voc, Irving Ashby g, Johnny Miller b
Jerry Colonna / Jerry Colonna Entertains at Your Party / Coffee Break / Bravo! / 1959
Selah Jubilee Singers / I Cried Holy! / Gotham / 7.49

last soulful song
The Impressions / Ridin’ High / Gotta Get Away / ABC-Paramount / Chicago 1966
Billy Butler & The Enchanters / Gotta Get Away / Okeh / Chicago 2.17.64
The Impressions / Ridin’ High / I Need to Belong to Someone / ABC-Paramount / Chicago 1966


Friday, February 02, 2024

Playlist Buffoon: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 173

Black and white screenshot of June Christy singing in front of the Stan Kenton band. A saxophonist is behind her. Her blonde hair is up and she has curls and little flowers in the front. She has a big smile while she sings.
Lovely June makes you feel like it’s June and warm weather is here again.

Coffeetime, February 2, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Walter Benton / Out of This World / Out of This World / Jazzland / 9.60 
Jack Montrose / Jack Montrose Sextet / Fools Rush In / Pacific Jazz / LA summer 1955 
Dixie Stompers [Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra] / Spanish Shawl / Harmony / 11.23.25
Victor Arden & Phil Ohman & Their Orchestra / I’ve Got Five Dollars / Victor / 2.10.31 / vocal = Frank Luther 
Leslie Hutchinson [“at the Piano”] / Looking at You / Parlophone / London 3.1.29
Amos Milburn & his Aladdin Chickenshackers / Let’s Rock A While / Aladdin / LA 1951
Dinah Washington / Mad About the Boy / Mercury / Chicago 3.24.52 / with Walter Rodell Orchestra, including Wynton Kelly p, Keter Betts b, Jimmy Cobb d

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

set 2
Lee Konitz / Very Cool / Stairway to the Stars / Verve / 9.12.57 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Very_Cool
Miles Davis / Volume 2 / It Never Entered My Mind / Blue Note / 3.6.54 / Davis tp, Horace Silver p, Percy Heath b, Art Blakey d
Jimmy Hamilton / Accent on Clarinet / Solitude / Jazztone / 1956 
Gil Mellé / New Faces – New Sounds / October / Blue Note / 1.31.53 / Mellé ts, Eddie Bert tb, Tal Farlow g, Clyde Lombardi b, Joe Morello d
Casper Reardon & his Group / Washboard Blues / Liberty Music Shop / 1936 
Martha Copeland / Wylie Avenue / Columbia / 12.6.27 
Jesse Cryor & his Orchestra / Y-O-U Controls Me / G&G / Hollywood 9.1.46 

set 3
Curtis Amy / Tippin’ on Through / Tippin’ on Through / Pacific Jazz / live, The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, Calif 7.29.62 
Junior Mance / The Soulful Piano of Junior Mance / Sweet and Lovely / Jazzland / 10.25.60 
Paul Quinichette / Galoshes and Rubbers / EmArcy / 1.53 / Quinichette ts, Jerome Darr (solo guitar) & Freddie Green (rhythm guitar) g, Marlowe Morris org, Gene Ramey b, Les Erskine d 
Three Sharps & a Flat / Skinny Do / Decca / 1.18.39 
The Starlighters / Weddin’ Day / Capitol / Hollywood 4.49
Noël Coward / At Las Vegas / Matelot / Columbia / live, Wilber Clark’s Desert Inn, Las Vegas 6.7.55 / with Peter Matz p & Carlton Hayes & his Orchestra

set 4
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Plays George Gerswhin / Love Walked In / Clef / 12.52 
Dave Pell / The Dave Pell Octet Plays Rodgers & Hart / I’ve Got Five Dollars / Kapp / Hollywood 6.54 / Pell ts, Don Fagerquist tp, Ronny Lang bs, Ray Sims tb, Don Trenner p, Tony Rizzi g, Rolly Bundock b, Bill Richmond d
Will Osborne & his Orchestra / Home on the Range / Oriole / 8.29.33 
June Christy & the Kentones / I Got a Guy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45 / with John Anderson tp, Bob Cooper ts, Kai Winding tb, Arnold Ross p, Dave Barbour g, Eddie Safranski b, Shelly Manne d
T-Bone Walker & his Guitar / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.6.47 
Alfred Drake / Private Buffoon / NBC TV broadcast of The Yeomen of the Guard / 1957 
Jubalaires / Ezekiel / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Attractions / New Girl in the Neighborhood / Bell / 1967

Friday, January 26, 2024

Playlist in C Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 172

Close up screenshot of Leslie Uggams smiling while singing on the Dean Martin TV Show.
Lovely Leslie  giving the thumbs up to handsome Jack Sperling.

Coffeetime, January 26, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Golden Boy / Yes I Can / Colpix / 1963 
Blue Mitchell / New Blue Horns / Studio B / Riverside / 1.5.59 / from the session that was released as Out of the Blue 
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / I’ve Found a New Baby / Brunswick / 6.1.37 
Walter Barnes & his Royal Creolians / My Kinda Love (One Way to Paradise) / Brunswick / Chicago 12.14.28
Glen Gray Casa Loma Orchestra / Why Can’t I Find Somebody to Love / Brunswick / 9.19.33 / vocal = Kenny Sargent
Bull Moose Jackson / Keep Your Big Mouth Shut / Super Disc / 1947 
Nancy Wilson / Lush Life / (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young / Capitol / Hollywood 5.67 / featuring John Collins g 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / The Soul of Jazz Piano [Everybody Digs Bill Evans] / Peace Piece / Riverside / 12.15.58 / Evans p, Sam Jones b, Philly Joe Jones d
Lee Konitz / Very Cool / Stairway to the Stars / Verve / 5.12.57 
Eddie Lang / Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2 (Rachmaninoff) / Okeh / 5.26.27 / with Arthur Schutt p
Tiny Parham & his Musicians / Bombay / Victor / Chicago 10.26.29 
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / The Kid in the Three-Cornered Pants / World Broadcasting Systems (unissued) / 3.16.37 / written for Ozzie & Harriet by Lewis Harris & John Jacob Loeb for baby David Nelson
Harry James & his Orchestra / Baby Blues / Columbia / Hollywood 4.11.51 / vocal = Toni Harper (not quite 14 years old)
Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona) / Intimate Excitement / Mas Que Nada / Pickwick [Liberty] / 1967 / she sings this in Spanish, not Portuguese which we’re more used to hearing from others (like composer Jorge Ben)

set 3
Harold Vick / Steppin’ Out! / Trimmed in Blue / Blue Note / 5.27.63 
Sonny Stitt / Rearin’ Back / Queen / Argo / Chicago 9.24.62 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rearin'_Back
Oscar Pettiford / E-Lag / Vogue / 3.21.54 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Pettiford_Sextet
The Cabineers / Lost / Prestige / 7.2.51 / with the Mercer Ellington Quartet 
Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians / In a Little Book Shop / Decca / 11.5.47 / vocal = Don Rodney
Bing Crosby / Say It Isn’t So / soundtrack to Paramount movie Blue Skies, but not used in final movie / Hollywood fall 1945

set 4
Stan Getz / Stan Getz & the Oscar Peterson Trio / Pennies from Heaven / Verve / Hollywood 10.10.57 / Getz ts, Oscar Peterson p, Herb Ellis g, Ray Brown b 
Buddy Collette / Buddy’s Best / Soft Touch / Dooto / Hollywood 2.17.58 / Collette fl [as, ts, cl] fl, Gerald Wilson tr, Al Viola g, Wilfred Middlebrooks b, Earl Palmer d
Timmie Rogers & his All Star Orchestra / Daddy-O / Regis / 2.26.45 / Don Byas ts 
Leslie Uggams / Fascinating Rhythm; Slap That Bass / live, NBC TV: The Dean Martin Show / Burbank 1.12.67 / with Jack Sperling
Nat King Cole / Nat King Cole at The Sands / My Kinda Love / Capitol / live, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas 1.14.60 / NKC voc, John Collins g, Charlie Harris b, Lee Young d, and orchestra conducted by Antonio Morelli 
Golden Gate Quartet / Lord I Am Tired and I Want to Go Home / Mercury / 4.49

last soulful song
Roddie Joy / He’s So Easy to Love / Red Bird / 1965

Friday, January 12, 2024

You’re the Only Playlist in the Next World for Me

Screenshot from the 1938 movie Thanks for the Memory showing a close up of Shirley Ross and Bob Hope sitting on a couch, with Ross looking forward dreamily and Hope looking at her.
Shirley think how dreamy Bob (YES! Bob Hope!) was in the way back!

Coffeetime, January 12, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Johnny Griffin / The Little Giant / The Message / Riverside / 8.4-5.59 
Joe Gordon / Lookin’ Good! / You’re the Only Girl in the Next World for Me / Contemporary / LA 7.11, 12 & 18.61 
Napoleon's Emperors / My Kinda Love / X [Victor] / 5.14.29 
Whispering Jack Smith / Me and My Shadow / Victor / 4.28.27 / with Dave Dreyer on piano
Shirley Ross & Bob Hope / Two Sleepy People / soundtrack of the Paramount movie Thanks for the Memory / Hollywood 1938 / in memory of Bruce Hambro
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Fire, Fire, Fire / RCA Victor [unissued] / LA 2.49 / vocal = Lee Barnes
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / Please Be Kind / Kapp / 1958

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

set 2
Sonny Criss / Portrait of Sonny Criss / God Bless the Child / Prestige / 3.23.67
Lester Young / The Man I Love / Clef / Hollywood spring 1946
Bernie Leighton / Piano Contrasts / I See Your Face Before Me / EmArcy / 8.9.46 
Golden Gate Quartet / Carolina in the Morning / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38
Mae West / Slow Down / Mezzotone / 1947 / with Joseph Chernivasky Orchestra
Les McCann / Sings / I Cried for You / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.61 / with orchestra arranged & directed by Gerald Wilson / RIP McCann

set 3
Les Spann / Gemini / Smile / Jazzland / 12.16.60
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / It Could Happen to You / Blue Note / 10.14.58
Harry James & his Orchestra / I’ll Buy That Dream / Columbia / 1945 / vocal = Kitty Kallen
Delta Rhythm Boys / St. Louis Blues; Ev’y Time We Say Goodbye (flip side, with celeste!) / RCA Victor / 4.24.47
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / I See Your Face Before Me / Bethlehem / 10.55 

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / Carson City Stage / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.24.53 
Russ Garcia / Four Horns and a Lush Life / Lover Come Back to Me / Bethlehem / Hollywood 11.14.55
King Cole Trio / Two Against One / Standard Transcription / 2.39 / NKC p & celeste, Oscar Moore g, Wesley Prince b
Margaret Whiting / A Tree in the Meadow / Capitol / Hollywood 5.25.48 / with Frank DeVol & his Orchestra / for Jim in Dedham
King Cole Trio / Undecided / Standard Transcription / 4.39 / NKC p, Oscar Moore g, Wesley Prince b
Esther Phillips / Burnin’ / Don’t Let Me Lose this Dream / Atlantic / live at Freddie Jett’s Pied Piper, LA 1970
Golden Gate Quartet / Lead Me On and On / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soulful song
Major Lance / You’ll Want Me Back / Okeh / Chicago 1966

Friday, January 05, 2024

Playlist Petit Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 171

Black and white screenshot of Eartha Kitt singing on a TV set with fake tree limbs with little lights as background set decoration.

Coffeetime, January 5, 2024, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Grant Green / Nigeria / The Song Is You / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.13.62 
Gil Mellé / Gil’s Guests / Sixpence / Prestige / 8.24.56 / Kenny Dorham tp, Don Butterfield tuba, Hal McKusick as, Mellé bs, Joe Cinderella g, Vinnie Burke b, Ed Thigpen d
Glenn Miller & his Orchestra / Falling Leaves / Bluebird / 9.3.40 
Leo Reisman & his Orchestra / At a Carnival in Venice / Brunswick / 1937 / vocal = Lee Sullivan
Little Esther / I'm a Bad, Bad Girl / Federal / 3.21.51 / duet with Mel Walker; with Johnny Otis’s Orchestra (listed on label as Earle Warren Orchestra)
Ella Fitzgerald / A Sunday Kind of Love / Decca / 3.19.47 / with vocals by the Andy Love Quintet 

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

set 2
Bobby Timmons / Workin’ Out / This Is All I Ask / Prestige / 10.21.64 
Urbie Green / East Coast Jazz/6 / On Green Dolphin Street / Bethlehem / 1.19.55 / celeste! 
Bill Evans / Interplay / When You Wish Upon a Star / Riverside / 7.16,17.62 
Ken “Goof” Moyer’s Novelty Trio / Mellophone Stomp / Domino / 11.19.26
Rudy Vallée / When Winter Comes / Decca / 6.12.39
Myra Taylor / Take It Easy Greasy / Mercury / 1946 / with Jimmy Keith’s Orchestra
B.B. King / Why Do Everything Happen to Me / Kent / LA 1958

set 3
Tina Brooks / Back to the Tracks / The Blues and I / Blue Note [unissued] / 10.20.60 
Les Jazz Modes / Les Jazz Modes / Town and Country / Dawn / 6.12.56 / Charlie Rouse ts, Julius Watkins fr h, Gildo Mahones p, Paul Chambers b, Ron Jefferson d
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Annie Laurie / Victor / 2.3.38 / vocal = “Quartet”
Bob Crosby & his Orchestra / Fools Rush In / Decca / 3.18.40 / vocal = Marion Mann 
Sam Cooke / Sam Cooke at the Copa / When I Fall in Love / RCA Victor / 7.7 & 8. 64 

set 4
Shelly Manne / Son of a Gunn!! / Goofin’ at the Coffee House / Contemporary / LA 1.19 & 20.59 
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / Love for Sale / Warner Brothers / LA 6.30.59 
King Cole Trio / Russian Lullaby / Davis & Schwegler Transcription / Hollywood 2.39 / NKC p, Oscar Moore g, Wesley Prince b (played it a few weeks ago!)
Maxene Johnson / I’m a Perfect Fool Over You / Excelsior / Hollywood 7.22.40 / with King Cole & his Swing Trio (aka King Cole Swingsters): NKC p, Oscar Moore g, Wesley Prince b
Robert Clary & Eartha Kitt / New Faces of 1952 / Bal Petit Bal / RCA Victor / 1952 
Brook Benton / Songs I Love to Sing / Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread) / Mercury / 1960 
Soul Stirrers / Jesus Gave Me Water / Specialty / LA 3.1.51

last soulful song
Four Tops / Keeper of the Castle / Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I’ve Got) / ABC Dunhill / LA 1972