Friday, June 24, 2022

Smokey Hollow Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 113

The beautiful Pearl tells them exactly what is her line.

Coffeetime, June 24, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Ugetsu / Ping Pong / Riverside / live, Birdland 6.16.63 
Zoot Sims / Zoot! / Osmosis / Riverside / 12.13, 18.56 
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / A Minor Breakdown [alt take] / Vocalion [unissued] / 12.10.37 
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orchestra / Now You’re in My Arms / Victor / 4.23.31 / vocal = Elmer Feldkamp 
Lil Greenwood / Love Will Make You a Slave / Specialty / Hollywood 12.1.51 / with Roy Milton & his Solid Senders
Beverly Kenney / Sings for Playboys / A Summer Romance / Decca / 12.2.57 / Ellis Larkins p, Joe Benjamin b

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 
Conte Candoli / Sincerely, Conte / Everything Happens to Me / Bethlehem / LA 11.20.54 
Sonny Thompson / Nightfall / King / 1949
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Hot Feet / Victor / 3.7.29 / vocalizations by Cootie Williams 
Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) & his Combination / I Know That You Know / Perfect / 1.26.27
T-Bone Walker / No Worry Blues / Black & White / LA 9.30.46 / with Jack McVea & All Stars
Pearl Bailey / Pearl Bailey Entertains / Get It Off Your Mind / Columbia / 1950

set 3
Hal Singer & Charlie Shavers / Blue Stompin’ / Midnight / Prestige / 2.20.59 
The Be Bop Boys / Smokey Hollow Jump / Savoy / 1948 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / All of Me / Decca / 3.3.39 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
The Marshall Brothers / I Didn’t Know / Savoy / 12.17.51
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / Don’t You Know I Care (Or Don’t You Care to Know) / Impulse! / 10.17.63 

set 4
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Summertime / Dawn / 2.3.56 / Mathews accordion, Oscar Pettiford b, Kenny Clarke d
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Fire One / Mode / Hollywood 6.5.57 / Kamuca ts, Carl Perkins p, Leroy Vinnegar b, Stan Levey d
Dave Brubeck / Dave Digs Disney / Very Good Advice / Columbia / summer 1957 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Digs_Disney
Julia Lee & her Boy Friends / All I Do Is Worry / Capitol / Hollywood 1948 / Lee p, Jack Marshall g, Billy Hadnott b, Baby Lovett d 
King Cole Trio / I’d Love to Make Love to You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.13.45
Joanie Sommers / Softly, The Brazilian Sound / That’s All / Warner Brothers / LA 1963 / with Laurindo Almeida
Gospel Vocalaires of Norfolk, VA / I’ll Be Satisfied [unedited take] / Gotham / Norfolk 8.53

last soulful song
Daryl Hall & John Oates / Alone Too Long / RCA Victor / 1975

Friday, June 17, 2022

Walkin’ My Playlist Back Home: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 112

The look of love when Maxine sings.

Coffeetime, June 17, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Boomerang / Riverside / 4.27.57 
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / Back from the Gig / Blue Note / 2.15.63 
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Rustle of Spring / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41
Ed Kirkeby & his Orchestra / Walkin’ My Baby Back Home / Okeh / 1.27.31 / vocal = Elmer Feldkamp 
Marion “Blues Woman” Abernathy / Voo-it! Voo-it! / Juke Box / Chicago 1945 / with Buddy Banks & his Buddies 
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / How Long Has This Been Going On / Kapp / 1958 

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

set 2
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio [The President Plays] / I’m Confessin’ / Norgran / 11.28.52 
Wilbur Harden / The King and I / We Kiss in the Shadow / Savoy / 9.58
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners / You Go to My Head / Contemporary / 3.18, 19.57 
Bobby Troup / Bobby Swings Tenderly / It Never Entered My Mind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 ​​
Ray Ventura & his Collegians / I’m Doing What I’m Doing for Love / Odeon / Paris 9.27.29 / vocal = Grace Edwards
Cee Pee Johnson & his Band / Miss Jiveola Brown / Apollo [unissued] / 11.2.45
Dick Haymes / The Big Backyard, Part 1 / soundtrack to the Universal Pictures movie Up in Central Park / Hollywood 1948 
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, His Guitar & Orchestra / I Live My Life / Peacock / Houston summer 1950

set 3
Coleman Hawkins & Clark Terry / Back in Bean’s Bag / A Tune for the Tutor / Columbia / 12.10.62 
Wynton Kelly & Wes Montgomery / Smokin’ at the Half Note / Four on Six / Verve / 9.22.65 
The Sepia Tones / Boogie #1 / Juke Box / Chicago 8.1.44 
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Red River Valley / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
Jubalaires / It Ain’t What You Want That Does You Good / Capitol / Hollywood 1949
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Memphis in June / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56 

set 4
Don Fagerquist Nonette / The Les Brown All Stars / The Man I Love / Capital / Hollywood 6.21.55
Bob Enevoldsen / The Bob Enevoldsen Quintet / Topsy / Tampa / LA 8.8.55 
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / Four Brothers / Columbia / 12.27.47
King Cole Trio / I’m Lost / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Nancy Wilson / The Sound of Nancy Wilson / Alone with My Thoughts of You / Capitol / Hollywood 1968 
Soul Stirrers / Come and Go to that Land / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last soulful song
McFadden & Whitehead / Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now / Philadelphia International / Philadelphia 1978 

Friday, June 10, 2022

A Playlist in Calico: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 111

Hurry for sweet bobbysoxer Beryl.

Coffeetime, June 10, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Pepper Adams / Pepper Adams Quintet / Freddie Froo / Mode / Hollywood 7.10.57 
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Cookin’ at the Continental / Blue Note / 1.31.59 
Luis Russell & his Louisiana Swing Orchestra / Jersey Lightning / Okeh / 9.9.29 
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / Congratulations / Regal / 1.13.30 / vocal = Rodman Lewis
Trixie Smith / My Unusual Man / Decca / 5.26.38 
Martha Davis & the Esquires / Lovin’ Blues / Urban / LA c. 11.46 / with Davis p, Leo Blevins g, Buzz Johnson b, and Charles Gray d http://www.uncamarvy.com/MarthaDavis/marthadavis.html
Helen Carr / Down in the Depths on the 90th Floor / I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.5.55 

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

set 2
Wynton Kelly / Wynton Kelly Piano / Don’t Explain / Riverside / 1.31.58 
Coleman Hawkins / I Can’t Get Started / Decca 7.30.52 / with George Barnes g, others unknown 
Eddie Heywood / Eddie Heywood / Hey There / EmArcy / 7.55 / Heywood p, Wendell Marshall b, Jimmy Crawford d
Don Byas / What Do You Want with My Heart / Savoy / 8.17.44 
The Three Ts / You Turn the Tables on Me / NBC radio broadcast / live, Hickory House 12.4.36 / vocal = Jack Teagarden 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Decca / 12.23.35 / vocal = Dan Grissom 
Jack McVea & his Door Openers / The Keys in the Mailbox / Black & White / Hollywood c. 1.47 / vocal = McVea & Rabon Tarrant
Pat Moran [aka Helen Mudgett] / What a Difference a Day Made / Bethlehem / 5.56 / vocal = Bev Kelly 

set 3
Art Farmer / Winner’s Circle / Lazy Afternoon / Bethlehem / 9.57 
Wild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges / Con-Soul & Sax / Lil’ Darlin’ / RCA Victor / 1.7.65 
Paul Quinichette / The Heat’s Off / Decca / 9.25.53 
Jessie Matthews & Jack Whiting / Your Heart Skips a Beat / from the Gaumont-British movie Sailing Along / London 1938 
Mills Brothers / There Goes My Headache / Decca / 9/14/34 
Bobby Short / Fun to Be Fooled / Atlantic / 1956 / Short p, Buddy Woodson b, Mauri Russell d

set 4
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Sweet Blanche / Riverside / 5.57 / Jaspar fl, George Wallington p, Wilbur Little b, Elvin Jones d
Dave Pell / A Pell of a Time / Love Me or Leave Me / RCA Victor / LA 1.23.57 / Pell ts, Jack Sheldon t, Bobby Burgess tb, Pepper Adams bari, Tommy Tedesco g, Marty Paich p, Tom Kelly b, Mel Lewis d 
Oscar Rabin & his Romany Band / See How They Run / British Pathé film / London 9.16.37 / vocal = Beryl Davis & members of the band
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / A Gal in Calico / Capitol / Hollywood 9.27.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Wingman Quartet / Shelter in the Time of Storm / Down Beat / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Darlings / My Pillow / Doré / LA 1963





Friday, June 03, 2022

Garde Moi Dans Tes Playlists: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 110

George brings the joy of household chores to brave soldiers.

Coffeetime, June 3, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / Minority / Riverside / 7.1.58 
Walter Davis Jr. / Davis Cup / Loodle-Lot / Blue Note / 8.2.59 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Cherokee, parts 1 & 2 / Decca / 2.3.39 
George Olsen & his Music / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Victor / 8.18.27 / vocal = Bob Borger
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Silent George / King / 10.18.50 / vocal = Myra Johnson 
Esther Phillips / Confessin’ the Blues / I Wonder / Atlantic / Hollywood 10.14.66

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

set 2
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / I'm a Fool to Want You (unissued take 1) / Vee Jay / 2.2, 3, 8.60 
Buddy DeFranco / Pretty Moods / Deep Purple / Norgran / 4.7.54 / DeFranco cl, Sonny Clark p, Gene Wright b, Bobby White d
Hank Jones / Urbanity / The Night We Called It a Day / Clef / fall 1947
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doin’ Things / Okeh / 5.4.27 / Venuti vln, Lang g, Arthur Schutt p
Mlle. Lucienne Boyer / Desir... (Garde Moi Dans Tes Bras) / Columbia / Paris 1930 
George Formby / When I’m Cleaning Windows / Regal Zonophone / London 1936 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_I%27m_Cleaning_Windows
Bill Coleman / Come On A’ My House / Philips / Paris 11.9.51 
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Oh Baby / RPM / LA 1955

set 3
Curtis Amy & Frank Butler / Groovin’ Blue / Bobblin’ / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 12.10.60 
Tadd Dameron / The Magic Touch / Just Plain Talkin’ / Riverside / 4.16.62 
Dexter Gordon / The Duel, parts 1 & 2 / Dial / LA 12.4.47
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / The Skunk Song / soundie / LA 3.30.42 / with The Cabaliers aka The Four Palmer Brothers 
The Dinning Sisters / The Way You Look Tonight / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Beny Moré y Su Orquesta / Asi Es... Beny / Te Quedarás / RCA Victor / Havana 10.20.58

set 4
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Twilight Time / Arbors Jazz / 2004
Ellis Larkins & Ruby Braff / 2 x 2 / Thou Swell / Vanguard / 1956
Ted Brown / Free Wheeling / Aretha / Vanguard / Hollywood 10.24.56 
Jo Stafford / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Capitol / Hollywood 11.7.47 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Nat King Cole / Ballerina / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
Golden Gate Quartet / Everything Moves by the Grace of God / Charlotte, NC 2.2.39

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Catch You on the Rebound / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967





Friday, May 27, 2022

If the Playlist Turns Green: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 109

You must watch for the wink we get from Sonny! (see below)

Coffeetime, May 27, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Counce / Exploring the Future / Foreplay / Dooto / 4.8.58 
Lee Morgan / The Cooker / New-Ma / Blue Note / 11.29 
Benny Carter & his Harlem Club Orchestra / Devil’s Holiday / Columbia / 10.16.33 
Little Jack Little Orchestra / Old Roses / Columbia / 2.8.34 
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / What’s the Use / Specialty / Hollywood 9.47
Anita O’Day / Trav’lin’ Light / If the Moon Turns Green / Verve / Hollywood 1.18.61 / with Johnny Mandel’s Orchestra 

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

set 2
Chico Hamilton / Ellington Suite / In a Sentimental Mood / World Pacific / Hollywood 1.9 & 12.59 
Ray Draper / A Tuba Jazz / Angel Eyes / Jubilee / 11.58 
Benny Carter / Benny Carter Plays Pretty / Laura / Norgran / 9.14.54 
The New York Night Birds [Harry Bidgood & his Broadcasters] / Sweetheart, We Need Each Other / Broadcast / London 1929
Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogee Boys / (My Darling) It’s You, Only You / Vocalion / 10.4.39 
Blossom Dearie / Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott’s / I’m Hip / Fontana / live, London 1966 

set 3
Sonny Stitt / Now! / Touchy / Impulse! / 6.10.63 
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / One for Philly Joe / Blue Note / 10.14.58 
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Funky Shepherds / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 
Eddie Davis / Happy Birthday / Sittin’ in With / 1948 
Skinnay Ennis & his Orchestra / I Wanna Be Loved / radio transcription / 1948
The Ravens / Deep Purple / National / 1.27.49
Matt Dennis / Plays and Sings Matt Dennis / Angel Eyes / Kapp / live, Tally Ho, Hollywood 1958 

set 4
Chet Baker & Art Pepper / Playboys / Minor Yours / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.31.56 
Eddie South / Deep Purple / Standard Transcription / 6.14.44 / South vln, Billy Taylor p, Eddie Brown d
Peggy Lee / Taking a Chance on Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Pee Wee Crayton / Yours Truly / Imperial / LA 1955
The Mello-Tones / Cool by the Riverbanks / Okeh / 10.24.50

last soulful song
Tutti Hill / He’s a Lover / ARock / 1964

Friday, May 20, 2022

A Certain Smile, A Certain Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 108

Danny Kaye and a ventriloquist's dummy that looks like him from the movie Knock on Wood
Yes. I *am* featuring yet another photo of Danny Kaye. So?

Coffeetime, May 20, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Howard McGhee / The Return of Howard McGhee / Rifftide / Bethlehem / 10.22.55 
Conte Candoli All Stars / Big Jazz / Zizanie / Crown / Hollywood 2.3.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements / Giuff / Verve / LA 2.16.59 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Don’t Be That Way / Decca / 3.16.38 
Bob Causer & his Cornellians / I’m Playing with Fire / Melotone / 1.10.33 / vocal = Chick Bullock
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / [My Feet Are Killing Me, Marching In] The Infantry Blues / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee 41 / Hollywood summer 1943
Amos Milburn & his Aladdin Chicken-Shackers / Walking Blues / Aladdin / LA 1950
Dinah Washington / Since I Fell for You / Mercury / Chicago 11.13.47 / with the Rudy Martin Trio

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

set 2
Vince Guaraldi / Cast Your Fate to the Wind / Since I Fell for You / Fantasy / San Francisco 11.61
Paul Desmond / Easy Living / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / RCA Victor / 7.14.64
Bechet-Spanier Big Four / Squeeze Me / HRS [Hot Record Society] / 4.6.40
Bing Crosby / Paradise / Brunswick / 3.15.32 / with Victor Young & the ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra
Billie Holiday / On the Sentimental Side [take 1] / Columbia / 1.12.38 
The Larks / Lucy Brown / Apollo / 3.27.51
Astrud Gilberto & Walter Wanderley / A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness / Voce Ja Foi Bahia / Verve / 9.20-23.66 

set 3
Ike Quebec / Bossa Nova Soul Samba / Favela / Blue Note / 10.5.62 
Kenny Clarke / Bohemia After Dark / Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya / Savoy / 6.28.55 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Deep Purple / Camel Caravan broadcast / Detroit 2.28.39 / vocal = Martha Tilton
The Marshall Brothers / I Won't Believe You Anymore / Savoy [unissued] / 12.17.51 
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story, Volume 3 / Night and Day / Clef / LA 12.52 

set 4
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Planetarium / Atlantic / LA 10.26.55 
Bud Shank / Bud Shank – Shorty Rogers / Paradise / Pacific Jazz / LA 5.2.55 
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Rosetta / Bluebird / 3.6.35 / with celeste! 
Peggy Lee / Goody Goody / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 7.4.8.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four 
Gwen Verdon / The Girl I Left Home For / Find Me a Primitive Man / RCA Victor / 1956
Danny Kaye / All About You / Decca / 2.26.54 / from the Paramount movie Knock on Wood  
The Southern Harmonizers / What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? / Specialty / Hollywood late 1947

last soulful song
The Isley Brothers / The Heat Is On / For the Love of You (Part 1 & 2) / T-Neck / Burbank 1975 

Friday, May 13, 2022

It’s the Same Old Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 107

Elegant and talented Hadda Brooks.

Coffeetime, May 13, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Chambers / Whims of Chambers / We Six / Blue Note / 9.21.56 
Art Farmer / Art Farmer Quintet featuring Gigi Gryce / Forecast / Prestige / 10.21.55 
Pete Johnson’s Band / 627 Stomp / Decca / 11.11.40 
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / Blue Moon / Victor / 1.12.35 / vocal = Al Bowlly 
Johnny Otis Band / Mistrustin’ Blues / Savoy / 2.27.50 / vocals = Little Esther & Mel Walker 
Chris Connor / Sings Lullabys of Birdland / Try a Little Tenderness / Bethlehem / 8.9-11.54 / with Ellis Larkins Trio: Ellis Larkins p, Everett Barksdale g, Beverly Peer b

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

set 2
George Benson / The New Boss Guitar of George Benson with the Brother Jack McDuff Quartet / Easy Living / Prestige / 5.1.64 
Lou Donaldson & Clifford Brown / You Go to My Head / Blue Note / 6.9.53 
Coleman Hawkins [Leonard Feather's All Stars] / My Ideal / Commodore / 12.4.43  
Eddie Lang / April Kisses / Okeh / 4.1.27 
Helen Kane / I’ve Got It (But It Don’t Do Me No Good) / Victor / 7.1.30 
Comedian Harmonists / Dwarfs Yodel Song / HMV / London 12.15.38
Billy Eckstine & his Orchestra / I Love the Rhythm in a Riff / National / 5.2.45 
Julie London / Feeling Good / Girl Talk / Liberty / LA summer 1965 

set 3
Harold Land / Eastward Ho! / Slowly / Jazzland / 7.5.60 
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / Jes’ Fine / Prestige / 5.18.60 
Hadda Brooks / Humoresque / Modern / 1947
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / It’s the Same Old Dream / Musicraft / LA 1946 / vocal = Mel Tormé
The Cats & the Fiddle / I’ll Never, Never Let You Go / Gotham / Philadelphia / 9.49 / vocal = Doris Knighton 
Jimmy Witherspoon / ’Spoon / It Only Happens Once / Reprise / Hollywood 12.8-9.59 

set 4
Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer / Recorded Fall ’61 / Nice Work If You Can Get It / Impulse! / 9.12-13.61 
Leroy Vinnegar / Leroy Walks! / Walkin' By the River / Contemporary / LA 9.23.57 
Peggy Lee / Lullaby of Broadway / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 7.16.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Jo Stafford / Blue Moon / Decca / 2.15.52 / with the Pied Pipers and Paul Weston & his Orchestra 
C.B.S. Trumpeteers / Right John / Nashboro / Nashville 1959

last soulful song
The Dells / Stay in My Corner / Vee-Jay / 1965