Friday, September 13, 2019

Quelli che Hanno un Playlist

Multilingual Petula thrills him!

Coffeetime, September 13, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Doublemint / Riverside / 5.57
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / Terrible “T” [take 6] / Vee Jay / 2.60
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Down a Carolina Lane / Columbia / 2.15.33
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / Footlights Parade Selection, part 2 / Decca / The Hague, Netherlands 4.2.34 / vocal = Wim Poppink
Amos Milburn / Atomic Baby / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 1.4.50
Peggy Lee / Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee / Moments Like This / Capitol / 1.12.61

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

set 2
Grant Green / Am I Blue / Sweet Slumber / Blue Note / 5.16.63
David Newman / Fathead / Willow Weep for Me / Atlantic / 11.5.58
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Comin’ Back / Victor / 2.11.42
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Love, You’re Not the One for Me / Columbia / 3.14.33
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / I Know It’s Wrong / Capitol / Kansas City 7.22.50
Mae West / They Call Me Sister Honky Tonk / Decca / Hollywood 11.23.54 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra

set 3
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Dig Dis / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Sonny Criss / Willow Weep for Me / Imperial / LA 1.26.56
Charlie Parker / Segment / Mercury / 5.5.49
The Basin Street Boys / I Want to Love and Be Loved / Exclusive / LA late 1945 / vocal = Judy Carol; with the Eddie Beal Trio
Pearl Bailey / Tired / V-Disc 527B / 4.24.45
Buddy Greco / Songs for Swingin’ Losers / Blame It on My Youth / Epic / 1960

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Relaxin’ at Camarillo / Verve / LA 1959
Lyle Murphy / Gone with the Woodwinds! / Seismograph / Contemporary / LA 8.16.55
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Blame It on My Youth / Capitol / Hollywood 9.21.56
Petula Clark / Quelli che Hanno un Cuore (Anyone Who Had a Heart) / Vogue / 1964
Bill Landford &  the Landfordaires / Run On for a Long Time / Columbia / 12.49

last soulful song
The Colt 45s / Lady, Lady / Jerry / 1966



Friday, September 06, 2019

That Playlist (That Summer)

Power of persuasive dancing works with Maggie.

Coffeetime, September 6, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Horn / Something Blue / Dun-Dunnee / Hifi Jazz / 3.60
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Up at Teddy’s Hill / New Jazz / 10.21.59
Alex Combelle et son Orchestre / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Miss Hannah / Brunswick / Chicago 5.14.30 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Wynonie Harris / Papa Tree Top / Apollo / LA 12.45 / with Johnnie Alston & his All Stars
Dinah Washington / In Tribute… / That Sunday (That Summer) / Roulette / 1963

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

set 2
Dave Newman / Fathead Comes On / Lady Day / Atlantic / 6.6.63
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa [Neighborhood] / La Mer (Beyond the Sea) / Savoy / 2.26.55
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Star Dust / Brunswick / Chicago 5.16.30
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Brown Gal / Decca / Chicago 10.27.36
Ella Mae Morse / AFRS Mail Call #87 / Tess’s Torch Song / Hollywood 4.19.44 / with AFRS Orchestra conducted by Captain Meredith Wilson and Myrna Loy
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca [unissued] / Hollywood c. 7.44 / duet with Bing Crosby

set 3
Jack Wilson / Easterly Winds / Easterly Winds / Blue Note / 9.22.67
Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson / The Great Kai & J.J. / Theme from Picnic / Impulse! / 11.4.60
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson / Movin’ the Boogie / AFRS Jubilee No. 6 / 1.43 / MC = Cab Calloway
Louis Prima & his Orchestra / Alone / radio transcription, Bandstand USA / 6.50 / vocal = Keely Smith
Maggie Hathaway & her Bluesmen / Too Late to Be Good Blues / Black & White / LA 1946 
Mel Tormé / Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette / When the Sun Comes Out / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.56

set 4
Jack Sheldon / The Hard Swing / It’s Only a Paper Moon / World Pacific / LA 11.18.55
Lennie Niehaus / Zounds! / Seaside / Contemporary / Hollywood 8.23.54
Walter Huston / September Song / Broadway musical “Knickerbocker Holiday” / Brunswick / 1938
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / I’ll Never Be the Same / Musicraft / 3.45 / vocal = Patti Powers
Nat King Cole / That Sunday, That Summer / BBC TV broadcast, An Evening With Nat King Cole / London 7.63 / with the Cliff Adams Singers and the Ted Heath Orchestra
Swan Silvertones / Saviour Pass Me Not / Blessed Quietness / Vee-Jay / 1962

last soulful song
Joyce Bennett / The New Boy / Jaguar / 1964



Friday, August 30, 2019

I’ll Carry Your Playlist Wherever I Go

The very thought of Hoagy and Doris in a movie together is heavenly.

Coffeetime, August 30, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mr. Clean / Prestige / 1.23.62
Horace Silver / Further Explorations / The Outlaw / Blue Note / 1.13.58
Jungle Town Stompers / Slow as Molasses / Okeh / 4.15.29
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Alone / Victor / 11.7.35 / vocal = Cliff Weston
Elmore Nixon & his Orchestra / You See Me Smiling / Peacock / Houston 1950
Helen O’Connell / Penthouse Serenade / radio transcription / LA 1953 / with the Page Cavanaugh Trio

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

set 2
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Sketch of Melba / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Sonny Criss / Jazz USA / These Foolish Things / Imperial / LA spring 1956
Les Brown & his Orchestra / Shadow Time / radio transcription / 1946
Harry Dial’s Blusicians / I Like What I Like Like I Like It / Southern Records / Chicago 10.2.30 / vocal = Harry Dial
Doris Day / soundtrack Warner Brothers movie Young Man With a Horn / The Very Thought of You / Columbia / Hollywood 1.25.50 / Harry James & his Orchestra
Little Willie John / I’ll Carry Your Love Wherever I Go / King / Cincinnati 1958

set 3
Barry Harris / Luminescence! / Webb City / Prestige / 4.20.67
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, and the Swedish All Stars / Clifford Brown Memorial / ’Scuse These Blues / Prestige / Stockholm 9.15.53
Jay Jay Johnson / Modern Jazz Trombones / Elysses / Prestige / 5.26.49
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Away from It All / Okeh / 3.19.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
The Hollywood Four Flames / W-I-N-E / Unique / LA 1950
Dean Martin / Dean Martin Sings / I’m Yours / Capitol / Hollywood 1.12.53

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / Kissin’ Bug / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / September Song / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
Red Norvo / Little White Lies  / Savoy / Chicago 10.13.50
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Esther Phillips / And I Love Him! / Moonglow; Theme from Picnic / Atlantic / 1965
Sensational Golden Light Quartet of Philadelphia / Prodigal Son / Apex / Philadelphia 1949

last soulful song
Malo / Suavecito / Warner Brothers / LA 1972

Friday, August 23, 2019

With the Wind and the Rain in Your Playlist

Mr. Eckstine wants to talk about me.

Coffeetime, August 23, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Low Life / Blue Note / 10.4.59
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / People Will Say We’re in Love / Riverside / 7.1.58
Joe Haymes & his Orchestra / Am I Wasting My Time / Bluebird / 6.14.32 / vocal = Roy Wager
Jimmy Nelson / Meet Me with Your Black Dress On / RPM / 1952
Kitty White / A New Voice in Jazz / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / EmArcy / 4.21.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Guitar Forms / Last Night When We Were Young / Verve / 12.4.64
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / How Deep Is the Ocean / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Summertime / Dawn / 2.3.56
The Original Memphis Five / Static Strut / Victor / 4.16.26
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / Somebody Nobody Knows / transcription / 1938 / vocal = Russ Carlyle
Gene Ammons / Sweet Jennie Lou / Prestige / 7.27.50
Toni Harper / Here Come the Girls! / Love Is a Wonderful Thing / Verve / Hollywood 2.14.56 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra

set 3
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Evil Eye / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Phineas Newborn / Fabulous Phineas / No Moon at All / RCA Victor [unissued] / 3.28.58
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Sparrow in the Barrel / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1951
Billy Eckstine / I Want to Talk About You / AFRS radio transcription / 3.4.45 / arranged by Tadd Dameron
Madeline Greene & the Magichords / I’ve Got a Right to Be Blue / Domino / 1950 / with René Hall’s Band
Yves Montand / Yves Montand Sings / Le Cocher de Fiacre / Odeon [Decca] / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella & his Rhythm

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Crazy Day / Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, “The Quintets” / Prime Rib / Contemporary / LA 7.2.54
King Cole Trio / You’ve Changed / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.5.47
Vikki Carr [Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona] / Intimate Excitement / Meditation (Meditacáo) / Pickwick [Liberty] / 1967
Sewanee Quintet aka Swanee Quintet / Walk in the Light / Nashboro / Nashville 1951

last soulful song
Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / Think Nothing About It / Okeh / Chicago 1964

Friday, August 16, 2019

Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Playlist)

A golden Jackie with a come-hither look.

Coffeetime, August 16, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / Hub-Tones (alt take) / Blue Note / 10.10.62
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, volume 2 / Monaco (alt take) / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Three Little Words / radio transcription / 11.28.42
Cliff Edwards (Ukelele Ike) with his Hot Combination / I’m Tellin’ the Birds, I’m Tellin’ the Bees / Pathé Actuelle / 11.5.26
The Cats & the Fiddle / Life’s Too Short (To Worry About That) / Manor / 10.41
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings Gerswhin / Someone to Watch Over Me / Decca / 9.12.50

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

set 2
Victor Feldman / Suite Sixteen / Sunshine on a Dull Day / Contemporary / London 8.19.55
Ben Webster / Old Folks / EmArcy / LA 12.27.51
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Stardust / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / vocal = Louis Prima
Dick McIntire’s Harmony Hawaiians / Minnehaha / Decca / Hollywood 1947
The Syncopaters / These Are Things I Want to Share with You / Savoy / 10.49
T-Bone Walker / Mean Old World / Capitol / Hollywood 7.20.42
Jackie De Shannon / For You / It’s All in the Game / Imperial / LA 1967

set 3
Max Roach / Max / Audio Blues / Argo / Chicago 1.14.58 / produced by Holmes “Daddy-O” Daylie
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / Used Blues / Bethlehem / 11.16.54
Teddy Reig’s All Stars / O-Go-Mo / Savoy / 1.22.47
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Someday Sweetheart / radio transcription / 11.28.42 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
James Quintet / Pleasing You (As Long As I Live) / Coral / 1949
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Mean Old World / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Buddy Collette / Nice Day with Buddy Collette / Minor Deviation / Contemporary / LA 12.22.58
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 – Oboe/Flute / Swing House / Contemporary / Hermosa Beach, Calif 9.25.54
King Cole Trio / Can You Look Me in the Eyes (And Say We’re Through) / Capitol / Hollywood 12.30.46
Maxine Brown / Oh Lord, What Are You Doing to Me / Wand / 5.31.66
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Blues) / Duke / 1969
The Trumpeteers / Somehow / King / 1.24.50

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Oogum Boogum / I’m the One Who Knows / Double Shot / LA 1967

Friday, August 09, 2019

I Know (My Playlist Loves Me)

Smiling 101 with Prof. June

Coffeetime, August 9, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Amy & Paul Bryant / Meetin’ Here / Just Friends / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1961
Sonny Clark / Cool Struttin’ / Deep Night / Blue Note / 1.5.58
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Monsoon / Brunswick / 10.18.37
The Harmonians / Because My Baby Don’t Mean “Maybe” Now / Harmony / 6.11.26 / vocal = Irving Kaufman; with Lou Gold Orchestra
Bill Hayes & his Band aka Henry Hayes / I’m Just Another Fool / Jade / Houston 1950 / vocal = Goree Carter
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / My Foolish Heart / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Body and Soul / Skylark / Hollywood 1954
The Small Herd / She’s Funny That Way / EmArcy / Chicago 4.5.45
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Stardust / personal recording / Fargo, Illinois 11.7.40
Herman Waldman’s Orchestra / Marbles / Brunswick / 10.29
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / I’m Getting Myself Ready for You / Victor / Camden 3.27.31
Big Mama Thornton / Story of My Blues / Peacock / Houston 1954
Mr. Google Eyes [Joseph August] & his 4 Bars / Boogie with Calypso / Flip / c. 1954
Bamboo Orchestra / Calypso / Cousin, Cousin, Scratch Here So for Me / Bluebird / Trinidad 1940 / vocal = Wilmoth Houdini

set 3
James Clay / A Double Dose of Soul / Pavanne / Riverside / LA 10.11.60
Bennie Green / Hornful of Soul / Summertime / Bethlehem / 12.60
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Fracture / Savoy / 12.18.46
June Christy / Supper Time / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.45 / with The Kentones
Jubalaires / When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Anthony Newley / Tony / All or Nothing at All / London / 1961

set 4
Milt Bernhardt / Modern Brass / Amor Flamengo / RCA / 3.4.55
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Raney Day / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time / Capitol / Hollywood 4.11.46
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / St. Louis Blues / Mercury / 1954
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Herb Alpert Presents / The Joker / A&M / LA 1966
Flying Clouds of Detroit / When They Ring Those Golden Bells / J-V-B / Detroit 1957

last soulful song
Geater Davis / I Know (My Baby Loves Me) / House of Orange / Shreveport, LA 1971

Friday, August 02, 2019

There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Playlist

Peace, Willie!
Coffeetime, August 2, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Summertime / Impulse! / 7.16.65
Gene Ammons / Funky / King Size / Prestige / 1.11.57
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Stardust / radio broadcast / live, Blue Room at the Lincoln Hotel 12.6.38
Whispering Jack Smith / There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Baby’s Eyes / Victor / 10.30.26
The Five Keys / Hucklebuck with Jimmy / Aladdin / 3.22.51
Clora Bryant / ...Gal with a Horn / Man with a Horn / Mode / Hollywood 5.57

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

set 2
Art Pepper / Smack Up / Maybe Next Year / Contemporary / LA 10.24-25.60
Howard McGhee / Man with a Horn / Savoy / Guam 1.17.52
Julian Dash & his Orchestra / My Silent Love / Mello-Roll / 1950
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Krazy Kat (Tone Poem in Slow Rhythm) / Okeh / 9.28.27
Luis Russell’s Heebie Jeebie Stompers / Please Don’t Turn Me Down / Okeh / Chicago 11.17.26
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / radio commercial / 1932
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Who Said Shorty Wasn’t Coming Back? / King / Cincinnati 2.23.50 / vocal = Henry Glover
Sam Cooke / Good Times / RCA Victor / 1963

set 3
Lee Morgan / Free Flow / Blue Note / 10.10.69
Morris Nanton / Something We’ve Got / Something We’ve Got / Prestige / 1965
Maxine Sullivan / If I Had a Ribbon Bow / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
The Ravens / Moonglow / National [unreleased] / 1950
Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / My Ideal / Prestige / 12.7.56 / vocal = Earl Coleman

set 4
Dizzy Gillespie / Something Old, Something New / This Lovely Feeling / Philips / 4.25.63
Zoot Sims All Stars with Kai Winding & Al Cohn / The Brothers / The Red Door / Prestige / 9.8.52
Sonny Stitt / Cool Mambo / Prestige / 3.25.52
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
The Maytals / Pressure Drop / Island / Kingston, Jamaica 1969
The Trumpeteers / Milky White Way / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Willie Hutch / Slick / Motown / 1973