Friday, October 15, 2021

’Tis Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 78

Lovely Lena.

Coffeetime, October 15, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Mal Waldron / Mal-1 / Bud Study / Prestige / 11.9.56 
Wilbur Ware / The Chicago Sound / Desert Sands / Riverside / 10.16.57 
Ernie Henry / Presenting Ernie Henry / Active Ingredients / Riverside / 8.30.56 
Earl Hines & his Orchestra / X Y Z / Bluebird / Chicago 10.6.39 
Tom Clines & his Music / Just a Little Closer / Brunswick / 7.17.30 / vocal = Jack Carney 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Inflation Blues / Decca / LA 12.1.47
Rosemary Clooney / I’ll Be Around / Columbia / 6.5.51 / with Stan Freeman on piano

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

set 2
Lou Donaldson / Gravy Train / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Blue Note / 4.27.61 
Kenny Drew / Kenny Drew and His Progressive Piano / Angie / Norgran / 1953 
Tab Smith / ’Tis Autumn / United [unissued] / Chicago 2.26.52 
The Black Pirates / Roll Up the Carpets / Broadway / Chicago 10.28 
Chuck Richards / A Rainbow Filled With Music / Vocalion / 12.19.34 / with Henry “Red” Allen on trumpet 
The Pied Pipers / Lily Belle / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Peggy Lee & George Shearing / Always True to You in My Fashion / Capitol / live, Americana Hotel, Miami 5.29.59 

set 3
Horace Silver / Doin’ the Thing / Kiss Me Right / Blue Note / live at the Village Gate / 5.19 & 20.61 
Booker Little / Booker Little and Friend / Calling Softly / Bethlehem / summer 1961 
Serge Chaloff Sextette / Serge’s Urge / Savoy /3.5.47
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Out of Nowhere / Columbia / 9.16.41 / vocal = Lena Horne
The Deep River Boys / Bewitched / HMV / London 1950
Jackie Paris / The Song Is Paris / ’Tis Autumn / Coral / 1.26.62 

set 4
Mundell Lowe / Themes From Mr. Lucky The Untouchables And Other TV Action Jazz / Detectives Theme / RCA Camden / Hollywood 6.60 
Marty Paich / Marty Paich Trio / A Dandy Line / Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
King Cole Trio / ’Tis Autumn / Capitol / 3.29.49
Peggy Lee / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.7.46 
Freddie King / My Feeling for the Blues / Woke Up This Morning / Cotillion / 1970 / arranged by King Curtis
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Ananais / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soul song
The Rude Boys aka The Wailing Wailers aka Bob Marley & the Wailers / I'm Still Waiting / Studio One / 1964 / accompanied by The Soul Brothers



Friday, October 08, 2021

The Lonesomest Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 77

Jack AND Jerry: just too much goodness.

Coffeetime, October 8, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Johnny Coles / The Warm Sound / Room 3 / Epic / 4.61 / Johnny Coles tp, Kenny Drew p, Peck Morrison b, Charles Persip d
Sonny Rollins / Saxophone Colossus / Strode Rode / Prestige / 6.22.56 
Oscar Pettiford / Basically Duke / Mood Indigo / Bethlehem / 12.17.54 
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Seven / Potato Head Blues / Okeh / Chicago 5.10.27 ues 
Maynard Baird & his Southern Serenaders / Just for You / Brunswick / Knoxville 8.31.29 
Lionel Hampton Sextet / Homeward Bound / Keynote / 12.29.43 / vocal = Dinah Washington / Joe Morris tp, Rudy Rutherford cl, Arnett Cobb ts, Milt Buckner p, Vernon King b, Lionel Hampton d
Carmen McRae / After Glow / Guess Who I Saw Today / Decca / 3.6.57 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / At Shelly’s Manne-Hole / Isn’t It Romantic / Riverside / live, Hollywood 5.63 
Ike Quebec / Blue Monday / Blue Note / 7.1.59 
Vince Guaraldi / Oh Good Grief! / Great Pumpkin Waltz / Warner Brothers / San Francisco 3.22.68 
Cozy Cole’s All Stars / When Day Is Done / Continental / 1945 
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / I Know a Secret / Bluebird / 11.20.40 / vocal = Jimmy Mitchelle
Effie Smith & the Darby Hicks Selected Trio / Wee Baby Brother Blues / Gem / Hollywood 1945 / Devonia “Darby Hicks” Williams p, George “Red” Callendar b, Johnny Otis d, rest unknown
Yvonne Adair / Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Original Broadway Cast Recording / I Love What I’m Doing / Columbia / 1949
Jackie Wilson / What Good Am I Without You / Brunswick / 1962
v set 3
Red Holt / Look Out!! Look Out!! / My Favorite Things / Argo / Chicago / 12.61 
Dave Bailey / 2 Feet in the Gutter / Coffee Walk / Epic / 10.6.61 
The Four Clefs / The Jive Is Jumpin’ / Bluebird / 6.5.39 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / The Lonesomest Whistle / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1950 / vocal = Frances Irvin
The Spaniels / Trees / Vee-Jay / 10.17.58 / poem “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer  
Mel Tormé / It’s a Blue World / Isn’t It Romantic / Bethlehem / LA 8.55 / arranged by André Previn https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_a_Blue_World_(Mel_Torm%C3%A9_album)

set 4
André Previn / Plays Songs By Jerome Kern / Go Little Boat / Contemporary / LA 3.10.59 
Shorty Rogers / Shorty Rogers Courts the Count / Basie Eyes / RCA Victor / LA 2.2.54 
King Cole Trio / My Lips Remember Your Kisses / Premier / Hollywood 11.2.43
June Christy & the Kentones / How Long Has This Been Going On / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 8.1.46 
Jerry Orbach & Jill O’Hara / Original Broadway Cast Album for Promises, Promises / I’ll Never Fall in Love Again / United Artists / 1968 
Golden Gate Quartet / What Are They Doing in Heaven Today / Bluebird / 11.15.38

last soul song
Laura Lee / Two Sides of Laura Lee / Guess Who I Saw Today / Hot Wax / Detroit 1972

Friday, October 01, 2021

A Peach of a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 76

Handsome man, handsome guitar.

Coffeetime, October 1, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Benny Golson / Free / Shades of Stein / Argo / 12.26.62 / cover painting by Alex Bozickovic aka Alex Boz 
Art Taylor / AT’s Delight / Blue Interlude / Blue Note / 8.6.60 
Benny Carter / Night Hop / Decca / 5.20.40 
Johnny Dodds & his Chicago Boys / Melancholy / Decca / 1.21.38 
Gus Arnheim & his Orchestra / A Peach of a Pair / Okeh / Hollywood 5.29.30 / vocal = Russ Columbo 
Jay McShann’s Sextet / Shipyard Woman Blues / Premier / 1945 / vocal = Jimmy Witherspoon
Anita O’Day / Anita Sings the Most / Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered / Verve / Chicago 1.31.57 

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

set 2
Randy Weston / With These Hands… / I Can’t Get Started / Riverside / 3.56 
Seldon Powell / Seldon Powell Plays / Autumn Nocturne / Roost / fall 1955 / Powell ts, Jimmy Nottingham t, Bob Alexander tb, Tony Aless p, Billy Bauer g, Arnold Fishkin b, Don Lamond d
Frankie Trumbauer Orchestra with Bix and Lang / Trumbology / Okeh / 2.4.27 
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Perline Ellison / New That Ain’t Right / Decca / 3.9.44 
Frankie Laine / It Only Happens Once / Mercury / 1949 / with Carl Fischer’s Orchestra; with celeste! 
B.B. King / Live at the Regal / You Upset Me Baby / ABC-Paramount / live, Regal Theater, Chicago 11.21.64 

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Night Dreamer / Black Nile / Blue Note / 4.29.64 
Lem Winchester / Another Opus / The Meetin’ / New Jazz / 6.4.60 
J.J. Johnson’s Boppers / J.J. Johnson with Sonny Stitt / Afternoon in Paris / Prestige / 10.17.49 / ​​J.J. Johnson tb, Sonny Stitt ts, John Lewis p, Nelson Boyd b, Max Roach d
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Coquette / Decca / 6.15.37 / vocal = Dan Grissom
Cap-Tans / Yes / Gotham / 1951 ​​
Yves Montand / Saltimbanques / Odeon / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella et Ses Rythmes

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / Angel Eyes / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58 
Terry Gibbs / Swing Is Here / Bright Eyes / Verve / Hollywood 1960 / arranged by Bill Holman 
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Betty Driver / The World Will Sing Again / Regal Zonophone / London 1942
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Going Back to Where I Belong / Veltone / Oakland 1960 / with The Pee Wee Kingsley Band 
Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Singers / This Old World Is in a Bad Condition / Decca / 8.23.39 

last soul song
Peter Keane / Blues | Ballads | Cowboy Songs / Almost Gone / 2021 



Friday, September 24, 2021

The Same Old Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 75

Dick Bultitude can’t stand Anthony Newley either.

Coffeetime, September 24, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / The Freedom Rider / Uptight / Blue Note [unissued] / 5.27.61 
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Hand / Clarion Calls / Blue Note / 5.31.59 
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Russian Lullaby / Victor / 12.23.37 
Layton & Johnstone [Turner Layton, Clarence Johnstone] / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye / Columbia / 1932
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Raz Ma Taz / Decca / 1.24.40 
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Verve / LA 8.29.56 

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

set 2
Herb Ellis / The Midnight Roll / Willow Weep for Me / Epic / 6.62 / Herb Ellis g, Ray Bryant p, Jimmy Rowser b, Gus Johnson d
Duke Jordan / Duke Jordan Trio and Quintet / Yesterdays / Signal / 11.20.55 
Esquire All-American Award Winners / Indian Summer / RCA Victor / 12.4.46 
Quintette du Hot Club de France/ My Serenade / Paris 12.14.37 / Stéphane Grapelli vln, Django & Joseph Reinhardt, & Eugene Vées g, Louis Viola b
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / So Tired / Victor / Kansas City MO 12.12.27 / vocal = Hoagy Carmichael 
Midge Williams & her Jazz Jesters / I Was Born to Swing / Variety / 7.9.37 
Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye [take 2] / CBS radio broadcast The Crosby-Clooney Show / Hollywood 1960 
Wynona Carr / Weather Man / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood mid-1950s

set 3
Wes Montgomery / Wes Montgomery Trio / Jingles / Riverside / 10.6.59 
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Trio + One / Jim / Verve / LA 8.17.64 
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra / Jumping for Jane / RCA Victor / 12.11.47 
Maxine Sullivan / The Same Old Story / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
The Ravens / Send for Me If You Need Me / National / 5.48
Anthony Newley / Love Is a Now & Then Thing / It’s the Talk of the Town / London [Decca] / London 1960 / his debut LP

set 4
Terry Gibbs / A Jazz Band Ball, Second Set / Hollywood Blues / Mode / Hollywood 9.57 / subtitled “The Poor People of Beverly Hills” / Terry Gibbs marimba, Victor Feldman & Larry Bunker vibes, Lou Levy p, Max Bennett b, Mel Lewis d
Hal McKusick / Cross Section – Saxes / The End of a Love Affair / Decca / 4.7.58 / McKusick as & bass cl, Art Farmer t, Bill Evans p, Barry Galbraith g, Milt Hinton b, Charlie Persip d
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Gertrude Lawrence / Glamorous Music from Lady in the Dark / One Life to Live / Victor / 1941
Pearl Bailey / House of Flowers (Original Broadway Cast Recording / One Man (Ain’t Quite Enough) / 1954
Swanee Quintet / In My Saviour’s Care / Nashboro / Nashville 1952

last soul song
Thee Midniters / Thee Midniters / Come Back Baby / Chattahoochee / LA 1965

Friday, September 17, 2021

A Cup of Coffee, a Playlist, and You: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 74

Let’s all lean in to the fabulous Mills Brothers!

Coffeetime, September 17, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Bill for Bennie / Atlantic / 11.5.58 
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins Plus 4 / Kiss and Run / Prestige / 3.22.56 
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Temptation / Victor / Hollywood 9.7.40 
Annette Hanshaw / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye / Columbia / 8.16.32 
Annie Laurie / My Rough and Ready Man / Regal / New Orleans 9.49 / with Buddy Tate on ts
Shirley Horn / Loads of Love / Love for Sale / Mercury / 9.13 & 15.62 

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

set 2
Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna / Alone at the Palace / Speak Low / Chiaroscuro / 4.27 & 28.77
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Warm Valley / 10.21.59 
Wardell Gray / Sweet Lorraine / New Jazz / 11.11.49 
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Dark Eyes / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / with Frank Victor g
Jack Buchanan & Gertrude Lawrence / A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and You / Columbia / 11.17.25 / with Robert Hood Bowers p 
Fred Astaire / So Near and Yet So Far / Decca / 9.10.41 / with Harry Sosnik Orchestra  
June Davis / J.D. Blues / Manor / summer 1946 / with the Cats & the Fiddle 
Dean Martin / Good Mornin’ Life / Capitol / Hollywood 10.24.57 / with orchestra conducted by Gus Levene

set 3
Fred Jackson / Hootin’ ’n‘ Tootin’ / Preach Brother / Blue Note / 2.5.62 
Kenny Burrell / Introducing Kenny Burrell / Delilah / Blue Note / 5.30.56 
Fats Navarro / The Fabulous Fats Navarro, vol 2 / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
The Mills Brothers / The Yam / Decca / 8.23.38 
Ethel Waters / Buds Won’t Bud / from the MGM movie Cairo / Hollywood 1942
Bobby Short / Loves Cole Porter / Why Shouldn’t I? / Atlantic 1971 / with Beverly Peer b, Richard Sheridan d

set 4
Stan Levey / Stan Levey Quintet / What Can I Say? / Mode / LA 1957
Benny Carter / Medley: Do, Do, Do; Bidin’ My Time; I’ve Got a Crush on You; Love Is Here to Stay / from the MGM movie An American in Paris / Hollywood 1951 / with the MGM Studio Orchestra
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42 / NKC p, voc, Oscar Moore g, Red Callender b
Doris Day / It’s You or No One / from the MGM movie Romance on the High Seas / Hollywood 1948 / with The Page Cavanaugh Trio: Page Cavanaugh p, Al Viola g, Lloyd Pratt b
Dinah Washington / TV Is the Thing / Mercury / 6.10.53
The Royal Sons Quartet / (I Wanna Live) So God Can Use Me / Apollo [unissued] / 1951 / aka The 5 Royales

last soul song
Jerry Butler / Giving Up on Love / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1964


Friday, September 10, 2021

That Funny Playlist… Again: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 73

I got a funny feeling the duck isn’t happy either.

Coffeetime, September 10, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / The Cape Verdean Blues / Nutville / Blue Note / 10.22.65 
Cannonball Adderley / Know What I Mean? / Toy / Riverside / 2.21.61 
Benny Goodman / Memories of You / Capitol / Riverside Plaza Hotel 12.14.55 
Teddy Hill & his Orchestra / Passionette / Vocalion / 5.4.36 
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Encore / HMV / London 2.19.29 / vocal = Billy Milton, directed by Carroll Gibbons
Jimmy Liggins / No More Alcohol / Aladdin / LA 1954
Lena Horne / Give the Lady What She Wants / Speak Low / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958 

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

set 2
John Wright / Nice ’n’ Tasty / The Very Thought of You / Prestige / 11.8.60 / John Wright p, Wendell Marshall b, J.C. Heard d
Coleman Hawkins / Night Hawk / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / Prestige Swingville / 12.30.60 
Lalo Guerrero y Sus Cinco Lobos / Marihuana Boogie / Imperial / LA 1949
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / He Should’a Flip’d When He Flop’d / Capitol [unissued] / 1.29.46 / vocal = Johnny Mercer
Bobby Darin / That Funny Feeling / Capitol / Hollywood 9.18.64

set 3
John Wright / South Side Soul / South Side Soul / Prestige / 8.30.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio / I’ll Remember April / Verve / 5.18.59 
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie / Bird and Diz / Leap Frog (take 5) / Clef / 6.6.50 
Gene Ammons / Jack’s Town / Aladdin / Chicago 9.23.47 
Ella Logan / I Was Doing All Right / Brunswick / 12.30.37
The Four Knights / Sentimental Fool / Capitol / Hollywood 5.3.41 
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / September Song / Bethlehem / 10.55 

set 4
Art Pepper / The Artistry of Art Pepper / Old Croix / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.26.56 / Art Pepper as, Pete Jolly p, Leroy Vinnegar b, Stan Levey d
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio / (Back Home Again In) Indiana / Norgran / 11.28.52 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.28.44
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson / I Was Doing All Right / Hollywood 1957 
The Soul Stirrers / Until Jesus Calls Me Home / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soul song
Sharon Forrester / Silly Wasn’t I? / Ashanti / Kingston, Jamaica 1973 / with the Now Generation Band

Friday, August 27, 2021

En Röd Liten Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 72

Hail to the chief! Ahem… the pres!

Coffeetime, August 27, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Leapin’ and Lopin’ / Melody for C [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.61 
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Wailers / Cubano Chant / Prestige / 2.25.57 
Thomas Morris & his Hot Babies / The Mess / Victor / 11.24.26 
Ruth Etting / Ten Cents a Dance / Columbia / 3.4.30 / about taxi dancers  
Amos Milburn / Empty Arms Blues / Aladdin / LA 12.18.47
Billie Holiday / All or Nothing / Speak Low / Verve / LA 8.14.56 

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

set 2 
Kenny Dorham / The Arrival of Kenny Dorham / Lazy Afternoon / Jaro / 1.10.60 
Sonny Stitt / Burnin’ / Lover Man / Argo / Chicago 8.1.58 
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio [The President Plays] / These Foolish Things / Norgran / 11.28.52 
Oscar Aleman y su Quinteto de Swing / Hombre Mio / Odeon / Buenos Aires 11.21.41 
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Blue Rose / Victor / 2.6.24 
The Sunflower Girl of WBAP aka Bessie Coldiron / Real Estate Papa (You Ain’t Gonna Sub-divide Me) / Columbia / Chicago 6.18.27
Delta Rhythm Boys / That Old Black Magic / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #61 / LA 1.17.44 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman 
Etta James & Harvey Fuqua / Spoonful / Chess / Chicago 1960

set 3
Hank Mobley / Another Workout / Hank’s Other Soul / Blue Note / 12.5.61 
Ray Charles & Milt Jackson / Soul Meeting / Hallelujah, I Love Her So / Atlantic / 4.10.58 
Andy Russell & the Pied Pipers / I Cried for You (Now It’s Your Turn to Cry Over Me) / Capitol / Hollywood 1948 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Delta Rhythm Boys / En Röd Liten Stuga / Metronome / Stockholm 1952 / with Anders Burmans Orkester 
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Get Yourself Another Fool / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Bill Holman / Bill Holman’s Great Big Band! / Speak Low / Capitol / Hollywood 1960 
Chet Baker / In Milan / Look for the Silver Lining / Jazzland / Milan 10.6.59 
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Audrey Hepburn & Kay Thompson / Funny Face soundtrack / On How to Be Lovely / Verve / Hollywood spring 1956 
James Brown / Live at the Apollo / I'll Go Crazy / King / Apollo Theater 10.24.62 
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / Take Your Burdens to God / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soul song
The Lovelites / With Love from the Lovelites / Certain Kind of Lover / Uni / LA 1970