Friday, July 03, 2020

A Playlist, A Piccolo, and You: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 13

Buck & Bubbles bring life to sheet music!
Coffeetime, July 3, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Afrodisia / Blue Note / 3.29.55
Pepper Adams / The Cool Sounds of Pepper Adams / Like What Is This? / Regent / 11.19.57
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Shoemaker’s Holiday / Vocalion / 2.7.39
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / A Bungalow, A Piccolo, and You / Columbia / London 1932 / vocal = Val Rosing
Buck & Bubbles / Have You Got Any Castles Baby / from the Warner Brothers movie Varsity Show / Hollywood 1937  -- > I forgot to back announce them last week!
Floyd Dixon / Long Distance Blues / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 1950 / vocal = Mari Jones
Helen Humes / Songs I Like to Sing! / Imagination / Contemporary / 8.8.60

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

set 2
Doug Watkins / Soulnik / Imagination / New Jazz / 5.17.60
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Skylark / Prestige / 10.21.66
Don Elliott / Mellophone / Summer Setting / Bethlehem / 1.19.55
Eddie Lang & Frank Signorelli / Melody Man’s Dream / Okeh / 10.21.27
The Pied Pipers / In the Middle of May / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Sister Rosetta Tharpe / Come Unto Me / Decca / Nashville 1.10.52
Frankie Laine / One for My Baby / Love Is Such a Cheat / Columbia / LA 1951 / with the Ryerson Guitars

set 3
Jerome Richardson / Sastanak U Studiju [Meeting in Studio] / Nežna Flauta [Minor Flute] / RTB / Belgrade, Yugoslavia 6.16.60
Kenny Burrell / Soul Call / Mark One / Prestige / 4.7.64
Lester Young / Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid / Aladdin / Chicago 2.18.47
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Ha Ha Shout / Decca / 7.14.37
Charlie Spivak & his Orchestra / When I See an Elephant Fly / Okeh / Chicago 1941 / vocal = The Stardusters
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / Skylark / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55

set 4
Jack Sheldon & His Exciting All-Stars / Play, Buddy, Play! / I’m Also a Person / GNP Crescendo / LA 7.20.57   
Herb Geller / That Geller Feller / S’Pacific View / Bel Canto / LA 3.14.57
King Cole Trio / You’ve Changed / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.5.47
Marlena Shaw / The Spice of Life / Looking Through the Eyes of the World / Cadet / Chicago 1968
The Soul Stirrers / Jesus Done Just What He Said / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soulful song
The Hesitations / I’m Ready / GWP / 1969



Friday, June 26, 2020

Violets for Your Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 12

Esther says, “Don’t you know – I never age, Don Cornelius!”
Coffeetime, June 26, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / This I Dig of You / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Sonny Stitt / The Hard Swing / The Way You Look Tonight / Verve / 2.9.59
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / Plain Dirt / Victor / 11.5.29
Little Jack Little / I’d Like to Dunk You in My Coffee / Columbia / Hollywood 12.7.34
Buck & Bubbles / Oh! Lady Be Good / Columbia / 1.4.34
Little Esther & Mel Walker / Deceivin’ Blues / Savoy / Cleveland 6.20.50 / with Johnny Otis Orchestra
Esther Phillips / Esther / Crazy He Calls Me / Atlantic / 1967

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

set 2
Bud Shank / New Groove / The Awakening / Pacific Jazz / LA 5.61
Jutta Hipp / Jutta Hipp with Zoot Sims / Violets for Your Furs / Blue Note / 7.28.56
Mel Powell / Hommage á Debussy / Disques ABC Paris / Paris 1.45 [members of Glenn Miller's Army Air Force big band]
The Goofus Five / Lazy Weather / Okeh / 6.15.27
University Six / Lazy Weather / Columbia / 5.26.27 / vocal = Arthur Fields
Vera Lynn / Wish Me Luck As You Wave Goodbye / Decca / London 1939
B.B. King / Why Do Everything Happen to Me / Kent / LA 1958

set 3
J.J. Johnson / Blue Trombone / Blue Trombone (Parts 1 & 2) / Columbia / 4.26.57
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 / Coffee Pot / Blue Note / 9.24.54
Spirits of Rhythm / Shoutin’ in the Amen Corner / Brunswick / 9.14.34
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / That’s the Way It Goes / Columbia / 9.25.41 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Billy Eckstine / Billy Eckstine’s Imagination / I Cover the Waterfront / EmArcy / 12.27.57

set 4
Eddie Costa / Guys and Dolls Like Vibes / I’ll Know / Coral / 1.15, 17.58
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Astral Alley / Atlantic / LA 12.6.55
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich / The Sounds of ’66 / Come Back to Me / Reprise / 12.66
Jubalaires / My God Called This Morning / Queen / Cincinnati 2.47

last soulful song
Tobi Lark / Challenge My Love / Topper / Detroit 1966

Friday, June 19, 2020

What More Can a Playlist Do: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 11

Debonair Tony, making clever sartorial use of a couple of tablecloths.

Coffeetime, June 19, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / The Freedom Rider / Blue Lace / Blue Note / 5.27.61
Oscar Pettiford / Oscar Pettiford Sextet / Burt’s Pad / Swing / 3.21.54
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Sensation / Brunswick / 3.19.27
Thelma Terry & her Playboys / Dusky Stevedore / Columbia / 9.27.28 / vocal = Joe Davis
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Boogie-Woogie Lou / Specialty / Hollywood 10.11.51
Nancy Wilson / Broadway – My Way / I’ll Know / Capitol / Hollywood 1964

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

set 2
Thad Jones / Mad Thad / Medley: Flamingo; If You Were Mine; I’m Through with Love; Love Walked In / Period / 1.6.57
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / When Sunny Gets Blue / Epic / 7.13.61
Eddie South / Yesterdays / Gold Seal / late 10.46 / with Shandor’s Gypsy Orchestra
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / It Was Only a Sun Shower / Victor / 9.8.27 / vocal = Dusty Rhodes
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Antidisestablishmentarianismist / V-Disc 843B / Hollywood 9.30.47 / vocal = Ray Nance
Ella Mae Morse / Bombo B. Bailey / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Frank Sinatra & Vivian Blaine / Sue Me / soundtrack of MGM movie Guys and Dolls / Hollywood 3.9.55

set 3
Harold Vick / Steppin’ Out / Trimmed in Blue / Blue Note / 5.27.63
Sahib Shihab / Summer Dawn / Lillemor / Argo / Cologne, Germany 5.8, 9.64
Bud Powell / The Amazing Bud Powell / Ornithology / Blue Note [5003] / 8.9.49 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Amazing_Bud_Powell
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Just Let Me Look at You / Victor / 1.6.38 / vocal = Jack Leonard
The Hipp Cats / It Must Be Jelly (’Cause Jam Don’t Shake Like That) / Decca / 8.13.38
Joe Mooney / On the Rocks / Warm Kiss and Cold Heart / Decca / 1.1.47

set 4
Joe Mooney / On the Rocks / What More Can a Woman Do / Decca / 12.12.47
Wardell Gray / Taking a Chance on Love / live, The Haig, Hollywood / 9.8.52
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time [alt take] / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 4.17.46
Anthony Newley / There’s No Such Thing As Love / Chrysler Presents the Bob Hope Special, NBC / Hollywood 12.18.69
Golden Gate Quartet / Do Unto Others / Columbia / 10.47

last soulful song
The Futures / Our Thing / Amjo / Philadelphia 1970





Friday, June 12, 2020

The Playlist Is a Dope: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 10

George knows that Pearlie Mae is a knockout.

Coffeetime, June 12, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Duke Pearson / Profile / Two Mile Run / Blue Note / 10.25.59
Lou Donaldson / Swing and Soul / Groove Junction / Blue Note / 6.9.57
Six Men and a Girl / Zonky / Varsity / 1.26.40
Marigold Entertainers / Jealous / Vocalion / Minneapolis 1.29 / vocal = Art White
Gene Ammons & his Sextet / Hold That Money / Mercury / Chicago 10.23.47 / vocal = Earl Coleman
Lee Wiley / Sugar / Commodore / 7.10.40

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

set 2
Sam Rivers / A New Conception / Detour Ahead / Blue Note / 10.11.66
Cy Coleman / A Jazzman’s Broadway / Love, Look Away / transcription / early 1950s
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Blue and Sentimental / Decca / 6.6.38
Lonnie Johnson / I Done Told You / Okeh [unissued] / St. Louis 4.25.27
Al Katz & his Kittens / Ace in the Hole / Victor / 5.3.26
Chu Berry & his Stompy Stevedores / Too Marvelous for Words / Variety / 3.23.37 / vocal = Hot Lips Page
Myra Taylor / I’m in the Sins this Morning / Mercury / Chicago 1947 / with the Reiser-Meyers Trio

set 3
Big John Patton / Oh Baby! / Night Flight / Blue Note / 3.8.65
Yusef Lateef / The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef / Quarantine / Riverside / 5.9.60
King Cole Trio / Windy City Boogie Woogie / Standard transcription / LA 2.41
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Never in a Million Years / Bluebird / 3.12.37
The Moonglows / Blue Velvet / Chess / 1956
Jackie Paris / Songs by Jackie Paris / I Can’t Get Started / Wing / 11.29.55

set 4
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / What Am I Here For; Cottontail / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 7.7.59
Max Albright / Mood for Max / Heat Wave / Motif / Hollywood 11.8, 16.56
Sidney Bechet & his Feetwarmers / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / Blue Star / Paris 11.5.49
Jo Stafford / The Gentleman Is a Dope / Capitol / Hollywood 1947 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Pearl Bailey / Come On Let’s Play with Pearlie Mae / The Goodbye Song / Roulette / 1962
Coleman Brothers / Low Down the Chariot / Decca / 11.44

last soulful song
Willie Tee / Reach Out for Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1970

Friday, June 05, 2020

Everybody’s Somebody’s Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 9

Well, I’ll tell you, Dick… I’d love my daughter to be the Veep.

Coffeetime, June 5, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Doug Watkins / Watkins at Large / Phinupi / Transition / Boston 12.8.56
Max Roach / Quiet As It’s Kept / Lotus Blossom / Mercury / 1.21.59
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / Spring Is Here / Victor / 4.27.26 / vocal = Cliff “Red” Stanley & Phil Saxe
Cats & the Fiddle / Left with the Thought of You / Bluebird / 12.7.39
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Verve / LA 1.4.57

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / Gettin’ Around / Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool / Blue Note / 5.28, 29.65
George Wallington / The New York Scene / Graduation Day / New Jazz / 3.1.57
Lester Young / The Immortal Lester Young / These Foolish Things / Savoy / 4.18.44
Carroll Gibbons & The Hotel Savoy Orpheans / Cynthia’s in Love / Vocalion / London 5.8.46 / vocal = Denny Vaughan
Hoagy Carmichael & his Orchestra / Moon Country (Is Home to Me) / Victor / 3.9.34
Percy Mayfield / Memory Pain / Specialty / Hollywood 1.29.53
The Royals aka The 5 Royales / Too Much of a Little Bit / Apollo / 1951

set 3
Freddie Redd / Shades of Redd / Blues, Blues, Blues / Blue Note / 8.13.60
Oscar Peterson / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / radio broadcast, CBC / Toronto 1960
Kenny Clarke & his 52nd Street Boys / Maggie’s Draw / Swing / Paris 5.14.48
Benny Carter & his All Star Orchestra / I’m the Caring Kind / Deluxe / LA 1946 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
The Ravens / There’s Nothing Like a Woman in Love / National / 6.49
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Memphis in June / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56

set 4
Red Mitchell & Harold Land / Hear Ye!!!! Hear Ye!!!! Hear Ye!!!! / Rosie’s Spirit / Atlantic / San Francisco 12.13.61
Benny Carter / Plays Pretty / Moon Song / Norgran / LA 1954
Larry Adler / Tea for Two / live, the Ballroom, NYC 1986 / duet with Vincent Youmans on piano roll
Ethel Waters / Do I Know What I’m Doing? / Columbia / 6.7.29
Solomon Burke / I’m Hanging Up My Heart for You / Atlantic / 1962
Bobby Darin / Love Look Away / Capitol [unreleased] / Hollywood 1962
Alphabetical Four / I Can’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Major Lance / I’m the One Who Loves You / Okeh / Chicago 10.18.63

Friday, May 29, 2020

Waitin’ for the Playlist to Come In: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 8

The Delta Rhythm Game Winners.
Coffeetime, May 29, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / At the Jazz Corner of the World, Vol 1 / Justice / Blue Note / live, Birdland 4.15.59
Dizzy Gillespie / Diz and Getz / It Don’t Mean a Thing / Verve / LA 12.9.53
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Tidal Wave / Bluebird / 3.6.34
Ben Bernie & his Orchestra / Bottoms Up / Brunswick / 9.29 / vocal = Dick Robertson
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / Do You Love Me Pretty Baby / Specialty / Hollywood 1954
Lucy Ann Polk / Lucky Lucy Ann / Memphis in June / Mode / Hollywood 7.12.57

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

set 2
Jimmy Smith / Plays Pretty Just for You / The Very Thought of You / Blue Note / 5.8.57
Benny Carter / Plays Pretty / Laura / Norgran / LA 1954
Bill Coleman / Bill Coleman Blues / Disques Swing / Paris 11.19.37 / avec Django Reinhardt, guitare
Cleo Brown / Did You Mean It? / radio transcription / c. 1935
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / The Very Thought of You / V-Disc 332A / LA 12.44 / vocal = Lillian Lane
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / I Should O’ Been Thinkin’ Instead of Drinkin’ / Majestic / 7.47 / vocal = Bob Merrell

set 3
Thad Jones / Motor City Scene / Minor on Top / United Artists / 10.24, 31.59
Charlie Parker / Bird and Diz / Mohawk / Clef / 6.6.50
Delta Rhythm Boys / Jack, You’re Playing the Game / soundie, directed by William Forest Crouch / Hollywood 1941
Vaughn Monroe & his Orchestra / Waitin’ for the Train to Come In / radio broadcast / 1945 / vocal = Jane Reid
Norman Mapp / Jazz Ain’t Nothin But Soul / I Worry About You / Epic / 3.10.61

set 4
Stan Getz / Stan Meets Chet / Jordu / Verve / Chicago 2.16.58
Art Tatum Trio / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / V-Disc 456A / 1.5.44
Harry Reser & the Six Jumping Jacks / Twenty Swedes Ran Through the Weeds (Chasing One Norwegian) / Brunswick / 12.4.30 / vocal = Tom Stacks
Mabel Lee / The Cat Can’t Dance / soundie, directed by William Forest Crouch / Hollywood c. 1945 / with Deryck Sampson & his Band, Jimmy Shirley on guitar
Little Willie John / The Very Thought of You / King / 1961
Dusty Springfield / The Look of Love / Come Back to Me / Philips / 1968
The Silvertone Singers / Since Jesus Came Into My Heart / Nashboro / Nashville 1952

last soulful song
Jessie James / Are You Gonna Leave Me / Shirley / 1966





Friday, May 22, 2020

It Shouldn't Happen to a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 7

Just a coupla good lookin’ guys hangin’ out in a rekkid store.
Coffeetime, May 22, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Another Workout / Gettin’ and Jettin’ / Blue Note / 12.5.61
Clark Terry / The Countess / EmArcy / 1.4.55
Abe Lyman’s Sharps & Flats / Farewell Blues / Brunswick / 1932
The Travelers aka Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / I’ll Never Ask for More / Okeh / 3.15.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Calvin Boze & his All Stars / Slippin’ and Slidin’ / Aladdin / LA 1951
Sarah Vaughan / In the Land of Hi Fi / It Shouldn’t Happen to a Dream / EmArcy / 10.25–27.55 x

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

set 2
Don Wilkerson / Shoutin’ / Easy Living / Blue Note / 7.29.63
Chico Hamilton / Gongs East! / Nature By Emerson / Warner Brothers / 12.29, 30.58
Stan Levey / Stan Levey Quintet / Old Folks / Mode / LA 1957
Clarence Williams & his Novelty Four / In the Bottle Blues / Okeh / 11.25.28
Four Vagabonds with Janette [Davis] / On Time / radio transcription / Hollywood 1943
Erskine Butterfield & his Blue Boys / A Zoot Suit / radio transcription / Hollywood 1941
Jimmy Durante / Hello Young Lovers / In the Other Fellow’s Yard / Epic / Las Vegas 1964 / with the John Rarig Singers

set 3
Duke Pearson / Prairie Dog / The Fakir / Atlantic / 1966
Ike Quebec / It Might As Well Be Spring / Ol’ Man River / Blue Note / 12.9.61
Julian Dash Septet / Dashin’ In / Sittin’ In With / 1951
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Gee! But You’re Swell / Victor / 12.9.39 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Five Scamps / Fine Like Wine / Columbia / 1949
Kenny Dorham / This Is The Moment! / Angel Eyes / Riverside / 7.7.58

set 4
Shelly Manne & his Men / Son of a Gun!! / A Quiet Gass / Contemporary / LA 1.19, 20.59
Conte Candoli / Sincerely, Conte / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Bethlehem / 11.20.54
Teddy Wilson / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Brunswick / 10.7.35
Georgia White / Holding My Own / Decca / 4.1.38
Jack Cassidy / Wish You Were Here (Original Broadway Cast Recording) / Wish You Were Here / RCA Victor / 1952
Silvertone Singers of Cincinnati / I Got a Home in That Rock / Excello / Nashville 1953

last soulful song
Betty Wright / The Best Girls Don’t Always Win / Alston / 1968