Friday, June 15, 2018

La Playlist d'un Roman d'Amour

Pure elegance! When entertainment entertained…

Coffeetime, June 15, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Split Feelin’s / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Charlie Rouse / Takin’ Care of Business / Weirdo / Jazzland / 5.11.60
All-Star Band / Blue Lou (take 1) / Victor / 1.11.39
Noël Coward / Mary Make Believe / HMV / London 5.28 / with the New Mayfair Orchestra & Carroll Gibbons
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Cryin’ Over You / Specialty / Hollywood 1952
Eartha Kitt / RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt  / Lilac Wine / RCA Victor / 1954 /with Henri René & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Red Garland / High Pressure / Solitude / Prestige / 12.13.57
Miles Davis / Walkin’ / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Prestige / 4.3.54
Andre Previn / Let’s Get Away from It All! / How Are Things in Glocca Morra? / Decca / 1951
Fred Astaire / The Way You Look Tonight / Brunswick / Hollywood 7.26.36 / with Johnny Green & his Orchestra
Studs Henderson [aka Big Duke Henderson] & his Orchestra / Proposition Baby / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
The Ravens / Without a Song / National [unreleased] / 1948
Billy Eckstine / Without a Song / AFRS Jubilee #120 / Hollywood 2.12.45

set 3
James Moody / James Moody / Darben the Redd Foxx / Argo [Cadet] / 8.59
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Soul Blues / Prestige / 11.7.58
Tadd Dameron Sextet / The Chase / Blue Note / 9.26.47
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Some Other Spring / Columbia 9.12.39 / vocal = Jean Eldridge
The Charioteers / Daddy / Okeh / 6.1.41
Bobby Troup & his Trio / My Funny Valentine / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
Bill Holman / The Fabulous Bill Holman / You and I / Coral / Hollywood 4.25.57
Bobby Jaspar / La Fin d’un Roman d’Amour / Vogue / Paris 5.30.53
Art Tatum Trio / Honeysuckle Rose / Brunswick / 1.5.44
King Cole Trio / Honeysuckle Rose / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / I’m Always Chasing Rainbows / Reprise / LA 6.11.66
Edna Gallmon Cooke / I’ve Been Redeemed / Nashboro / Nashville 1960 / with The Young People’s Choir (of Springfield Baptist Church)

last soulful song
William Bell / I’ll Show You / Stax / Memphis 9.63

Friday, June 08, 2018

Viddle De Playlist

Perry averts his eyes from the brilliance of the Frankies!

Coffeetime, June 8, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Burrell / I Never Knew / Blue Note [unissued] / 8.15.58
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Riverboat Shuffle / Decca / 10.23.34
The Seven Blues Babies / That’s Him Now / Edison / 1.2.29
Three Flames / Viddle De Vop / Columbia / 1947
Billie Holiday / At Jazz at the Philharmonic / Body and Soul / Clef / 2.12.45

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

set 2
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Stardust / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Don Elliott / The Don Elliott Quintet / Imagination / RCA Victor / 1954
Art Tatum / The Tatum Touch / Willow Weep for Me / Columbia / live, Shrine Auditorium, LA 4.2.49
Eddie Lang – Joe Venuti & their All-Star Orchestra / Beale Street Blues / Vocalion / 10.22.31 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Ethel Waters / Shades of Blue / Man Wanted / Remington [Continental] / 4.19.46 / with J.C. Heard & his Orchestra
Pete Johnson’s All Stars / Man Wanted / National / 1.2.46 / vocal = Etta Jones
Frankie Laine & Buck Clayton / Jazz Spec / Taking a Chance on Love / Columbia / 10.25.55

set 3
Frank Wess Sextet / Wess of the Moon / Commodore / 8.54
Shorty Sherock / Jazz at the Philharmonic, The First Concert / I’ve Found a New Baby / Clef / 7.2.44
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Ad-De-Day (The Song Of The Cuban Money Divers) / Decca / 3.10.39 / vocal = Perry Como     
4 Deep Tones / Just in Case You Change Your Mind / Coral / 1951
Frank Sinatra / Don’t Cry Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) / Columbia / 7.10.49 / with The Pastels

set 4
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / Without a Song / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
Lennie Tristano Sextette / Sax of a Kind / Capitol / 5.16.49
Mills Brothers / Strawberry Fair / Decca / 7.5.39
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.12.47
Rosemary Clooney / Swing Around Rosie / ’Deed I Do / Coral / 1958 / with Buddy Cole Trio
The Chosen Gospel Singers / I’m Going Back with Him / Specialty / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
The Five Stairsteps / The Touch of You / Windy C / 1967

Friday, June 01, 2018

Nobody’s Playlist But Your Own

Wise eyes, Charles
Coffeetime, June 1, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Charles McPherson / From This Moment On! / Once in a Lifetime / Prestige / 1.31.68
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Johnny’s Blue / Blue Note / 8.14.60
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Let’s Take a Walk Around the Block / Victor / 7.13.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / 2 O’Clock in the Morning / Peacock / Houston summer 1950
Etta Jones / Something Nice / That’s All There Is to That / Prestige / 9.16.61

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

set 2
Art Farmer / Portrait of Art Farmer / Too Late Now / Contemporary / 4.19.58
Earl Zindars Sextet / The Soul of Jazz Percussion / Quiet Temple / Warwick / spring 1960
Chu Berry & Charlie Ventura / Dream Girl, Parts 1 & 2 / Sittin’ In With / LA 10.22.41
Carroll Gibbons & The New Mayfair Orchestra / Nobody’s Fault But Your Own / HMV / London 3.20.29
Monette Moore / Rockin’ Chair / Crystalette / LA 1946 / with Crystalette All Stars
Jimmy Durante / Club Durant / The Boys with the Proboskis / Decca / Hollywood 1957 / duet with Bob Hope
Pee Wee Crayton / The Darkest Hour / Modern [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1952

set 3
Dizzy Reece / Asia Minor / Yamask  / New Jazz / 3.13.62
Booker Ervin / The Book Cooks / The Blue Book / Bethlehem / 4.6.60
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / My Little Cousin / Okeh / 2.5.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Jubalaires / Jube’s Blues / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Mel Tormé / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Musicraft / Hollywood 8.47 / with The Page Cavanaugh Trio

set 4
Red Norvo / Music to Listen to Red Norvo By / Red Sails / Contemporary / LA 2.9.57
Tal Farlow / Tal / There Is No Greater Love / Verve / 1956
George Jenkins & his All Stars / Drum Magic / G.J.’s Drums / Tampa / LA 1955
Big Maybelle / I Understand / Savoy / 8.13.59
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Bobby Blue Bland / I’m Not Ashamed / Duke / 1959
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Ananias / Specialty [unissued take 3] / Hollywood 11.11.52

last soulful song
Jimmy James & the Vagabonds / The New Religion / I Gotta Dance to Keep from Crying / Atco / 1967

Friday, May 18, 2018

Let's Have a Natural Playlist!

He's got his name on his pretty guitar!
Coffeetime, May 18, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Another Night at Birdland / JAMPH / Roost / live, Birdland 4.10.57
Lou Donaldson / Roccus / Blue Note / 6.20.52
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Hallelujah! / Columbia 9.12.39
Russ Columbo / Guilty / Victor / 9.3.31 / with Nat Shilkret & his Orchestra
Luther Henderson & his Orchestra / Overwork Blues / Victor / 10.8.47 / vocal = Etta Jones
Esther Phillips / Burnin’ / Shangri-La / Atlantic / live at Freddie Jett’s Pied Piper, LA 1970

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Young and Foolish / Riverside / 12.15.58
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / I Should Care / Epic / 7.13.61
Kenny Dorham / Jazz Contrasts / But Beautiful / Riverside / 5.21.57
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Idolizing / Victor / 10.15.26 / vocal = Frank Bessinger
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / She Lost her Re-Bop / Queen / Cincinnati c. 4.46 / vocal with Bullmoose Jackson & ensemble
Albert King / The Big Blues / Let’s Have a Natural Ball! / Bobbin / 1960

set 3
The Montgomery Brothers / Groove Yard / Back to Back / Riverside / 1.3.61
Lester Young / Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio #1 / Ad Lib Blues / Norgran / 11.28.52
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / A-Tisket, A-Tasket / Brunswick / 7.29.38 / vocal = Nan Wynn
The Syncopaters / River Stay Away from My Door / National / 10.49
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Sweet Lorraine / Capitol / Hollywood 8.15.56

set 4
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / Flute Diet / EmArcy / LA 3.5 & 7.58
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Fascinating Rhythm / Contemporary / 8.6.56
Larry Adler / Lover, Come Back to Me / Columbia / Paris 5.31.38
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Simple and Sweet / Decca / 9.27.36 / vocal = Perry Como
King Cole Swingsters / Sentimental Blue / Keystone / Hollywood 7.22.40 / vocal = Maxine Johnson
Thurston Harris / Tell Me So / Aladdin [unissued] / Hollywood 5.29.58
Anita Gillette & Frank Gorshin / Jimmy [Original Broadway Cast Recording] / That Old Familiar Ring / RCA Victor / 1969
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / If I Had My Way / Bluebird / Rock Hill, South Carolina 10.6.39

last soulful song
Friends of Distinction / Check It Out / RCA / 1971



Friday, May 11, 2018

The Silver-Masked Playlist

Work of ART!: Little Milton on The! Beat!!! in 1966

Coffeetime, May 11, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / A Caddy for Daddy / 3rd Time Around / Blue Note / 12.18.65
Bill English / Bill English / 7th Avenue Bill / Vanguard / 1963
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Warmin’ Up / Brunswick / Chicago 5.14.36
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / Moonbeam: Kiss Her for Me / Victor / 1.6.27 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Bette McLaurin / Ol’ Man River / Jubilee / 1954 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra
Nancy Wilson / Naturally / I Wish I Didn’t Love You So / Capitol / Hollywood 1966

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Men at Work / I’m a Fool to Want You / Cadet / live, The Village Vanguard 1966
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Mode / 7.57
Seldon Powell / Sextet / I’ll Close My Eyes / Roost / 1956
Frankie Newton & Orchestra / Minor Jive / Victor / 1.13.39
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Three Little Words / Victor / Hollywood 8.26.30 / with The Rhythm Boys
Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Zaz Zuh Zaz / Victor / 11.2.33
Amos Milburn / Two Years of Torture / Aladdin / LA 5.18.50
Kay Starr / Movin’ On Broadway! / You’re Just in Love / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Hank Mobley / Reach Out! / Up Over and Out / Blue Note / 1.19.68
Leo Wright / Suddenly the Blues / Willow Weep for Me / Atlantic / 4.23.62
Howard McGhee / Merry Lee / Vitacoustic [Savoy] / Chicago late 12.47
Teddy Wilson Quintet / Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Musicraft / 12.18.44 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
The 5 Red Caps / I’m Crazy ’Bout You / Beacon / LA 3.44
Lionel Hampton / You Better Know It!!! / Vibraphone Blues / Impulse! / 10.26, 29.64

set 4
Howard McGhee / Dusty Blue / Flyin’ Colors / Bethlehem / 6.13.60
Flip Phillips / Flip Phillips – Buddy Rich Trio / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Clef / 12.14.52
Mildred Bailey / All the Things You Are / Vocalion / 11.30.39
Valerie Carr / Ev’ry Hour Ev’ry Day of My Life / While We’re Young / Roulette / 1959
Little Milton / Sacrifice / Checker / Chicago 3.26.64
Echoes of Zion / Evening Sun / Gerald [Modern] / Atlanta 1950

last soulful song
The Sapphires / Gonna Be a Big Thing / ABC-Paramount / 1965


Friday, May 04, 2018

A Sinner Kissed a Playlist

Rick's on drums! (Harriet & Ozzie sing “Mandy.”)

Coffeetime, May 4, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Armando Peraza Septet / The Soul of Jazz Percussion / Wee Tina / Warwick / spring 1960
Yusef Lateef / Tracks in the Sand soundtrack / Cha Cha / 3.62
Young Men from Memphis / Down Home Reunion / Blue ‘N’ Boogie / United Artists / 4.15.59
Danny Polo & his Swing Stars / Polo-naise / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
The Revelers / Hallelujah! / Victor / 4.25.27
Red Callender Trio / Red Light / Black & White / LA 6.46
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / Suppertime / Mercury / 1954

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / I Cover the Waterfront / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Mal Waldron / Impressions / All the Way / New Jazz / 3.20.59
Wardell Gray / A Sinner Kissed an Angel / Prestige / Detroit 4.25.50
J. C. Cobb & his Grains of Corn / Don’t Cry, Honey / Brunswick / Chicago / 2.7.29 / vocal = J. C. Cobb
Una Mae Carlisle / Don’t Try Your Jive on Me / Vocalion / London 5.20.38
Kitty White / A New Voice in Jazz / So Many Beautiful Men (So Little Time) / EmArcy / 4.21.55

set 3
Cedar Walton / Cedar! / Twilight Waltz / Prestige / 7.10.67
Yusef Lateef / Jazz Moods / Metaphor / Savoy / 4.6.57
Charlie Parker / Donna Lee [take 4] / Savoy / 5.8.47
Delta Rhythm Boys / Hey John (Keep Your Glasses On) / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1.30.47 / with Lowell Martin’s Orchestra
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Don’t Cry, Cry Baby / Decca / 4.28.49
David Allen / This Is My Lucky Day / Penthouse Serenade / Everest / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Hampton Hawes / All Night Session! 2 / Will You Still Be Mine / LA overnight 11.12.56
Stan Getz / Tootsie Roll / Royal Roost / 12.10.50
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Haydn Gets Hep / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Am I Gonna Have Trouble with You? / radio transcription / Hollywood 1936 / duet with Harriet Hilliard
Bobby Darin / This Is Darin / Don’t Dream of Anybody but Me / Atco / 5.12.59
Bill Landford & the Landfordaires / Troubled, Lord I’m Troubled / Columbia / 12.49

last soulful song
Deena Johnson / I’m a Sad Girl / Simpson Records / 1966


Friday, April 27, 2018

Playlist en ré majeur

More Lani…always!

Coffeetime, April 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Blue Spring / Spring Cannon / Riverside / 1.20.59
The Jazz Messengers / Lady Bird / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 11.23.55
Metronome All-Star Band / One O’Clock Jump / Victor / 1.16.41
Annette Hanshaw / Would You Like To Take A Walk? / Harmony / 1.20.31
Bing Crosby & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca / Hollywood 7.26.44
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella and Her Fellas / Would You Like to Take a Walk (Sump’n Good’ll Come from That) / Decca / Hollywood 1951 / duet with Louis Armstrong; with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Three Blind Mice / Blue Moon / United Artists / live, Renaissance Club, Hollywood 3.62
Stephane Grappelli / Slow en ré majeur (I’ll Be Around) / Barclay [unissued] / Paris 2.14.56
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra / How Deep Is the Ocean / Signature / 12.8.43
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Manhattan Rag / Columbia / 10.10.29
Cleo Brown / My Handy Andy / Hollywood Hot Shots / Hollywood circa 12.36
Hot Lips Page Trio / Evil Man’s Blues / Bluebird / 12.10.40 / vocal = Teddy Bunn
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / I Love You / RCA / LA 1957

set 3
John Coltrane / Dakar / Route 4 / Prestige / 4.20.57
Lars Gullin / Lars Gullin Quartet / Circus / EmArcy / Mariehäll, Sweden 5.25.54
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Out of My Way / Swing / 8.23.46 / vocal = Sid Catlett
The Ravens / You Foolish Thing / Okeh / 3.29.51
Yves Montand / Yves & his Songs of Paris / La ballade de Paris / Odeon [Monitor] / France 1954 / with orchestra conducted by Bob Castella

set 4
Leroy Vinnegar / Leroy Walks! / Would You Like to Take a Walk / Contemporary / LA 9.23.57
King Cole Trio / Rex Rhumba / Capitol / Hollywood 3.20.46
King Cole Trio / When We’re Alone (Penthouse Serenade) / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.26.44 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Fool on the Hill / Upa, Neguinho / A&M / Hollywood 1968
Southern Sons / I’m Free at Last / Victor / 8.28.42

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Baby You Got It / Two Time Loser / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967