Friday, June 11, 2021

Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t My Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 61

Oscar Moore plays his guitar in a soundie from 1944 of the King Cole Trio with Ida James
Oscar woos Ida with his guitar!

Coffeetime, June 11, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Grant Green / Idle Moments / Jean de Fleur / Blue Note / 11.4.63 
Ron Jefferson / Love Lifted Me / Ow! / Pacific Jazz / LA 4.3.62 
Ray Starita & his Ambassadors Band / My Dream Memory / Columbia / London 9.14.29 / vocal = Eddie Grossbart
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / Julia’s Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 9.46
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
Paul Desmond / Easy Living / When Joanna Loved Me / RCA Victor / 7.14.64 
John Jenkins, Clifford Jordan, Bobby Timmons / Jenkins, Jordan, and Timmons / Tenderly / New Jazz / 7.26.57 
Billy Taylor / A Touch of Taylor / À Bientôt / Prestige / 4.10.55 
Don Redman & his Orchestra / Pagan Paradise / Brunswick / 9.16.32 / vocal = Harlan Lattimore
King Cole Trio & Ida James / Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t My Baby / Soundie / Hollywood 1944
Jimmy Nolen / The Way You Do / Federal / LA 1956

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / When Sunny Gets Blue / Impulse! / 6.4.63 
Gene Ammons / Boss Tenor / Canadian Sunset / Prestige / 6.16.60 
Ike Quebec / But Not for Me / Blue Note / 2.13.62
Fats Navarro / Nostalgia / Be Bop Romp / Savoy / 12.5.47
Ella Mae Morse / The Patty Cake Man / Capitol / 6.21.44 / with Paul Weston Orchestra
The Cabineers / Tell Me Now / Abbey / 1949 / with Bill McRae Trio 
Joe Derise / Joe Derise Sings / How Long Has This Been Going On / Bethlehem / 1955 

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Boss Guitar / Canadian Sunset / Riverside / 4.22.63 
Mel Lewis / Got’Cha / A Winter’s Tale / Jazz Records / San Francisco 11.19-20.56
June Christy & the Kentones / Mean to Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.27.45 
Barbara Lewis / It’s Magic / Since I Fell for You / Atlantic / 1966
The Soul Stirrers / Jesus Done Just What He Said / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soulful song
The Ringleaders / Baby, What Has Happened to Our Love? / M-Pac! / Chicago 1966

Friday, June 04, 2021

Playlist It (Over and Over Again): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 60

Beauty admires beauty.

Coffeetime, June 4, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Free Form / French Spice / Blue Note / 12.11.61 
Booker Ervin / The Book Cooks / The Book Cooks / Bethlehem / 4.6.60 
Harry James & his Orchestra / Sleepy Lagoon / Columbia / 2.24.42
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / All By Yourself in the Moonlight / Victor / 1.16.29 / vocal = Phil Saxe 
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.6.47
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
John Coltrane / Ballads / Say It (Over and Over Again) / Impulse! / 11.13.62 
Kenny Drew / The Ideation of Kenny Drew / Chartreuse / Norgran / 1954
Herbie Fields / Rainbow Mood / Victor / 1947
Oscar Aleman / Whispering / HMV / Copenhagen 12.38 [solo] 
Tallulah Bankhead / What Do I Care? / HMV / London 11.14.30 / with Ray Noble & his Orchestra 
Spike Hughes & his Orchestra / How Come You Do Me Like You Do? / Decca / 5.19.33 / vocal = Henry “Red” Allen, Jr. 
Nellie Lutcher & her Rhythm / Chi-Chi-Chi-Chicago / Capitol / Hollywood 8.17.47
Danny Kaye / The Court Jester (soundtrack) / Life Could Not Be Better / Decca / Hollywood 1956

set 3
Brother Jack McDuff / Do It Now! / Pleasant Moments / Atlantic / 12.20.66 
Junior Mance / The Soulful Piano of Junior Mance / Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup / Jazzland / 10.25.60 / composer = Anna Sosenko 
Coleman Hawkins’ 52nd Street All Stars / New 52nd Street Jazz / Spotlite / RCA Victor / 2.27.46 / with Mary Osborne on guitar 
Boswell Sisters / Coffee in the Morning and Kisses in the Night / Brunswick / 11.14.33 / with the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra https://guymcafee.com/
Gray Gordon & his Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra / Especially for You / radio transcription / 1939 / vocal = Cliff Grass
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Memphis in June / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56 

set 4
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown & Art Farmer with The Swedish All Stars / Falling in Love with Love / Metronome / Stockholm 9.15.53 
Johnny Hodges / Not So Dukish / The Last Time I Saw Paris / Verve / 9.10.58 
Golden Gate Quartet / Stormy Weather / Bluebird / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, SC 10.6.39
Peggy Lee / The Glory of Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Jackie DeShannon / This Is Jackie DeShannon / Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying / Imperial / LA 1965
Golden Gate Quartet / Our Father / Bluebird [unissued] / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, SC 10.6.39

last soulful song
Gambrell’s / Find a Love / Pioneer / 1966



Friday, May 28, 2021

Something About That Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 59

Bartender, serve us up some delightful Ethel Ennis!

Coffeetime, May 28, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Pepper Adams, Donald Byrd / Out of this World / Curro’s [aka French Spice] / Warwick / 3.2.61 
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Venita’s Dance / Blue Note / 1.30.55 
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Who? / Okeh / 7.12.40
Sam Lanin’s Famous Players and Singers aka The New York Syncopators / The One That I Love Loves Me / Okeh / 3.22.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Todd Rhodes Orchestra / Oh Baby / Vitacoustic / Chicago 10.15.47 / vocal = Louie Saunders 
Ethel Ennis / Eyes for you / Here’s That Rainy Day / RCA Victor / 1964 / with Jimmy Jones on piano

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

set 2
Donald Byrd / Free Form / Night Flower / Blue Note / 12.11.61 
Mose Allison / Back Country Suite / Spring Song / Prestige / 3.7.57 
Barney Kessel / Kessel Plays Standards / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Contemporary / LA 9.12.55 
Lonnie Johnson / Untitled / Okeh [unissued] / 11.9.27
Ethel Waters / Come Up and See Me Sometime / Brunswick / 3.16.34
Martha Carter / I’m Through With Crying / Ron / New Orleans 9.8.60
Bobby Darin / This Is Darin / The Gal That Got Away / Atco / 5.12.59

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Africaine / Africaine / Blue Note / 11.10.59 
Frank Foster / No ’Count / Stop Gap / Savoy / 3.5.56 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / What’s New / Columbia / LA 8.16.39 / vocal = Louise Tobin
The Counts / Darling Dear / Dot / 1954
Yves Montand / Rengaine Ta Rengaine / Trois Petites Notes de Musique / Philips / Paris 1962 / avec Bob Castella et Son Orchestre

set 4
Chico Hamilton / The Original Ellington Suite / Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ / World Pacific / LA 8.22.58 
Art Pepper / …The Way It Was! / The Way You Look Tonight / Contemporary / LA 2.29.60 / the session that became Gettin’ Together! 
June Christy & the Kentones / Lover Man / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.31.46 
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / What Can It Be? / MGM / 1962
The Southern Sons / I Heard the Preaching of the Elders / Bluebird / 8.28.42

last soulful song
Lakeside / Something About That Woman / Solar / LA 1981



Friday, May 21, 2021

You’ve Got the Makings of a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 58

Kaye Ballard, Alice Ghostley, Julie Andrews, and Ilka Chase sing in 1957's Cinderella
The talented ladies of Cinderella 1957.

Coffeetime, May 21, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Africaine / Celine / Blue Note / 11.10.59 
Curtis Counce / The Curtis Counce Group / A Fifth for Frank / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56 
Chocolate Dandies / Dee Blues / Okeh / 12.30.30 
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight / Victor / 1.31.30 / vocal = George “Fathead” Thomas
Amos Milburn / My Luck Is Bound to Change / Aladdin / LA 2.28.49
Carmen McRae / Mad About the Man / Mad About the Boy / Decca / 6.18–20.57 / Danny Perri on guitar

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

set 2
Red Garland / Red Alone / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60 
Oscar Peterson / Very Tall / Heartstrings / Verve / 9.15, 18.61 
John Hardee / Prelude to a Kiss / Jax / 1948
Henderson’s Roseland Orchestra / Raisin’ the Roof / Cameo / 4.29
Hildegarde / I Can’t Get Started / Decca / 5.23.40 
Maxine Sullivan / A Tribute To Andy Razaf, Music By Fats Waller And Others / How Can You Face Me / Period / 8.30.56 
Gene Phillips / I Owe Everybody / Combo [unissued] / LA 1953 / with Jack McVea & his Orchestra
Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Alice Ghostley, & Kaye Ballard / Cinderella: CBS TV Cast Recording / A Lovely Night / Columbia / 1957

set 3
Hank Mobley / Straight No Filter / Straight No Filter / Blue Note / 6.17.66 
Clark Terry / The Happy Horns of Clark Terry / Jazz Conversation / Impulse! / 3.13.64 
Stan Getz / As I Live and Bop / Sittin’ in With / 10.25 & 26.48
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Comes Love / Bluebird / Hollywood 6.12.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
The Four Blues / Missing You / Apollo / 4.10.50 
Joe Mooney / The Happiness of Joe Mooney / Emily / Columbia / 1965

set 4
Barney Kessel / Barney Kessel, vol. 1, Easy Like / That’s All / Contemporary / LA 11.14.53 
Victor Feldman / The Arrival of Victor Feldman / Satin Doll / Contemporary / LA 1.21, 22.58 / Feldman v & p, Scott LaFaro b, Stan Levey d 
Bing Crosby / Who Calls? / Decca / Hollywood 5.23.41 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Peggy Lee / A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 6.10.46 / with Frank DeVol’s Orchestra 
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Yield Not to Temptation / Duke / 1962
The Southern Harmonaires [aka The Larks] / I’m So Glad / Apollo / 10.50 

last soulful song
The Festivals / You’ve Got the Makings of a Lover / Smash / 1967

Friday, May 14, 2021

When You’ve Got a Little Playlist in Your Heart: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 57

Nothing could be finer than Dorothy & the Nicholas Brothers.

Coffeetime, May 14, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dexter Gordon / Dexter Blows Hot and Cool / Bonna Rue / Dootone / LA 11.11-12.55 
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / If I Should Lose You / Blue Note / 2.7.60 
Paul Quinichette / The Vice ‘Pres’ / Paul’s Bunion / EmArcy / 1.30.52 
Benny Goodman & his Sextet / Wholly Cats / Columbia / 11.7.40 / featuring Count Basie 
Roy Fox & his Orchestra / When You’ve Got a Little Springtime in Your Heart / Vocalion / London 5.4.34 / vocal = Denny Dennis 
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / Rain, Rain, Rain / Specialty / Hollywood 10.11.51 / vocal = Candy Rivers 
Billie Holiday / Lady Sings the Blues / Some Other Spring / Verve / 6.6.56 / with Tony Scott & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Stan Getz / Nobody Else But Me / Here’s That Rainy Day / Verve / 3.4.64 
Wynton Kelly, John Coltrane, & Stan Getz / Autumn Leaves; What’s New; Moonlight in Vermont / live broadcast, Düsseldorf, Germany 3.28.60 / Wynton Kelly p [Autumn Leaves], John Coltrane ts [What’s New], Stan Getz ts [Moonlight in Vermont], Paul Chambers b, Jimmy Cobb d 
Jimmy Raney / Featuring Bob Brookmeyer / Too Late Now / ABC-Paramount / summer 1956 / cover art by Alan Fontaine & Bob Crozier  
Noel Coward / Mrs. Worthington / HMV / London 8.13.35
The Nicholas Brothers & Dorothy Dandridge / Chattanooga Choo Choo / from movie Sun Valley Serenade / Hollywood 1941 / with the Glenn Miller Orchestra 
Slim Gaillard / The Bartender’s Just Like a Mother / MGM / LA 2.11.47 / with Bam Brown and unknown (Dodo Marmarosa?)
Amos Milburn / In the Middle of the Night / Aladdin / LA 2.28.49 
Eartha Kitt / Bad But Beautiful / Never on a Sunday / MGM / 7.62

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / The Spoiler / You’re Gonna Hear from Me / Blue Note / 9.22.66 
Hank Mobley / Straight No Filter / Soft Impressions / Blue Note / 6.17.66 
Charlie Parker / Big Foot aka Drifting on a Reed / Savoy / live, Three Deuces 3.31.48 
Bea Wain / You Started Something / Victor / 5.22.41 
The Five Echoes / I Really Do / Vee Jay / 1954 
Bobby Short / Nobody Else But Me / Wind in the Willows / Atlantic / 1969

set 4
Bud Shank / Soundtrack for Slippery When Wet / Soupsville / World Pacific / Hollywood 4.18.59 / Shank as, Billy Bean g, Gary Peacock b, Chuck Flores d 
Harry “Sweets” Edison / Best From The West Vol. 1: Modern Sounds From California / Hooray for Hollywood / Blue Note / Hollywood 12.30.54 / Harry Edison tp, Herb Geller as, Bob Enevoldsen vtb, Lorraine Geller p, Joe Mondragon b, Larry Bunker d
Erskine Butterfield & his Blue Boys / The Boogie Beat’ll Get You / radio transcription / Hollywood 1941 / Jimmy Lytell cl, Erskine Butterfield p, Carmen Mastren g, Haig Stephens b, Sam Weiss d
June Christy & the Kentones / This Is Romance / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.31.46 
Ray Charles / The Genius Sings the Blues / Hard Times / Atlantic / Miami 4.23.55 
Alphabetical Four / Have You Heard About the World Coming to an End / Decca / 4.19.40

last soulful song
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes / The Love I Lost / Philadelphia International / Philadelphia 1973 



Friday, May 07, 2021

I Guess I’ll Get the Playlist and Go Home: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 56

Faye Adams singing with a trumpet player
Faye with somebody, somewhere on trumpet (Joe Morris?).

Coffeetime, May 7, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Flight / Child’s Play / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.25.60 
Sonny Rollins / Newk’s Time / Tune Up / Blue Note / 9.22.57 
Mills Blue Rhythm Band / Swingin’ in E Flat / Columbia / 10.4.34 / with Henry “Red” Allen on trumpet 
George E. Lee’s Novelty Singing Orchestra / If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight / Brunswick / Kansas City 11.6.29 
Little Esther / Misery / Savoy / 2.13.50 / with Johnny Otis Orchestra 
Jackie Cain / Lovesick / Such a Lonely Girl Am I / Verve / 12.66 / Roy Kral p, Don Payne b, Don McDonald d / from the 1963 movie starring composer/actor Alec Wilder “Open the Door and See All the People” 

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Soul Call / Here’s That Rainy Day / Prestige / 4.7.64 
Tommy Flanagan / The Cats / How Long Has This Been Going On? / New Jazz / 4.18.57 
James Moody / I’m in the Mood for Love (aka Moody’s Mood for Love) / Prestige / Sweden 1949 / James Moody ts, Leppe Sundevall t, Thore Swanerud p, Yngve Åkerberg b, Jack Noren d
Walter Page & his Original Blue Devils / Squabblin’ / Vocalion / Kansas City 11.10.29 
Don Redman & his Orchestra / How Can I Hi-De-Hi (When I Feel So Low-De-Low) / Brunswick / 2.2.33
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Bluer Than Blue / Decca / 4.15.37 
The Spaniels / Baby, It’s You / Vee-Jay / 1953
Faye Adams / Keeper of My Heart / Imperial / 1957

set 3
Duke Pearson / Now Hear This / Tones for Joan’s Bones / Blue Note / 12.3.68 
Ron Carter / Where? / Saucer Eyes / New Jazz / 6.20.61 
Wardell Gray / The Rubaiyat / Swing Time / Hollywood 6.9.52 
Tommy Dorsey & his Clambake Seven / Don’t Be a Baby, Baby / Victor / 3.1.46 / vocal = Sy Oliver
The Striders / If I Only Knew / Apollo [unissued] / 11.14.49 
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson / You Go to My Head / Verve / Hollywood 1957 

set 4
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Jupiter / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / Who’s Sleepy / Contemporary / Hollywood 12.3.54
Jacques Pelzer Modern Jazz Sextet / There’ll Never Be Another You / Innovation en Jazz / live, Brussels 5.18.55 / featuring René Thomas on guitar
Peggy Lee / I Guess I’ll Get the Papers and Go Home / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.29.46 / with Frank DeVol’s Orchestra 
Judy Garland / It’s Almost Like Being in Love; This Can’t Be Love / The Judy Garland Show #22 / live, LA 2.14.62  
Trumpeteers / Seven Angels / Score / 1953 https://bless-this-soul.com/score

last soulful song
Johnny Crawford / Your Nose Is Gonna Grow / Del-Fi / Hollywood 1962





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Friday, April 30, 2021

Playlist Is Hard: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 55

JC wins the face off with Krupa, in my book.

Coffeetime, April 30, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Counce / Carl’s Blues / Nica’s Dream / Contemporary / LA 8.29.57 
J.C. Heard & Bill Perkins / Live at the Lighthouse / Don’t Stand Up / Howard Rumsey’s personal tapes / live, The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach 2.64 https://www.jazzwax.com/2019/03/bill-perkins-jc-heard.html
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Tangerine / radio broadcast / early 1940s
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / When You’re Smiling with Somebody Else / Brunswick / 1.7.28 / vocal = Bernie Cummins
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Blue Can You Get? / RCA Victor / LA 1949 / vocal = Charles Brown
Doris Day / A Day at the Movies / My Dream Is Yours / Columbia / Hollywood 1.3.49 / Warner Brothers movie My Dream Is Yours https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Dream_Is_Yours

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

set 2 Cannonball Adderley / Jazz Workshop Revisited / Lillie / Prestige / live, Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 9.23.62 
Richard Wess / Music She Digs the Most / Lover Man / MGM / 1.57 
Bobby Jaspar / Tenderly / Saturne / Paris 1951 
Sol Ho’opi’i & his Novelty Trio / Indiana March / Columbia / 1948
Butterbeans & Susie / Times Is Hard (So I’m Savin’ for a Rainy Day) / Okeh / Chicago 8.11.30
Bing Crosby & Bob Hope / Captain Custard / from the Paramount movie Road to Singapore / Hollywood 1940 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Johnny Johnny / Modern / Hollywood 1952 / vocal = Mari Jones
Peggy Lee / Then Was Then and Now Is Now! / Seventh Son / Capitol / Hollywood 7.7.65 

set 3
James Moody / Cookin’ the Blues / Home Fries / Argo / live, The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 6.61 
Ike Quebec / All of Me / Blue Note / 2.5.62 
James Moody / Deep Purple / Vogue / Paris 7.27.51
Don Byas / Jazz… Free and Easy / Donby / Savoy / 11.26.45
The Ink Spots / We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, and Me) / Decca / 7.16.40
Frank Sinatra / Close to You / Columbia / 6.7.43 / with the Bobby Tucker Singers
Don Nelson / The Wind / This Is Always / The Wind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 / Don Nelson (vocals, recorder), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Stan Levey (drums)

set 4
Buddy Collette / Tanganyika / Wagnervous / DIG / Hollywood 10.11.56 
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Song Book / Stormy Weather / Verve / Chicago summer 1959 
June Christy & the Kentones / You Took Advantage of Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.27.45 
Albert King / I’ll Play the Blues for You, Parts 1 & 2 / Stax / Memphis 1972 
The Chosen Gospel Singers / What a Wonderful Sight / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
The Love Potion / This Love / Kapp / 1969