Friday, September 25, 2020

CT092520final -- Leave Me a Playlist or Two: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 22

Ramona & her Grand Piano…and hat!

Coffeetime, September 25, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Johnny’s Blue / Blue Note / 8.14.60 
Curtis Fuller / Volume 3 / Quantrale / Blue Note / 12.1.57 
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Take a Good Look at Mine / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes 
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.6.47
Anita O’Day / Anita O’Day & the Three Sounds / My Ship / Verve / 10.12–15.62 

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Today and Now / Love Song from “Apache” (composer David Raksin) / Impulse! / 9.9.62 
Duke Ellington / Blues in Orbit / Sentimental Lady / Columbia / LA 12.2.59 
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown with Strings / Laura (composer David Raksin) / EmArcy / 1.18–20.55 
Charley Skeete’s Orchestra / Tampeekoe / Edison / 6.8.26 
Ramona & her Grand Piano / Stay Out of My Dreams / Victor / 4.19.33 
Floyd Dixon & his Band / Let’s Dance / Peacock [Aladdin] / Houston 1949
The Ravens / September Song / National / 9.47
Tom Jones / The Body and Soul of Tom Jones / Ain’t No Sunshine / Parrot / LA 1973

set 3
Jack McDuff / Tough ’Duff / Yeah, Baby / Prestige / 7.12.60 
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Midnight Blue / EmArcy / 5.2.57 / with Hank Jones on celeste
Serge Chaloff Sextette / Gabardine and Serge / Savoy / 3.5.47 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Since My Best Girl Turned Me Down / Decca / 12.17.34 / vocal trio = Sy Oliver, Eddie Tompkins, & Willie Smith 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / All I Need Is You / Columbia / 5.14.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Frankie Laine / (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / Mercury / LA 4.23.49 / with Carl Fischer & his Orchestra

set 4
Sam Most / I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / Rose Room / Bethlehem / 1955 
Sal Salvador / Shades of Sal Salvador / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Bethlehem / 1957 
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Hell’s Bells and Hallelujah / Regal Zonophone / London 9.20.34 
Kay Starr / Leave Me a Memory or Two / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1948
Linda Hopkins / Baby Please Come Home / Savoy / San Francisco / 5.10.51
The Trumpeteers / Handwriting on the Wall / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Tommie Young / She Don’t Have to See You (To See Through You) / Soul Power / 1972





Friday, September 18, 2020

The Whole World Is a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 21

Miriam Makeba sings Chove Chuva in Stockholm
It’s raining Miriam Makeba!

Coffeetime, September 18, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Prestige All Stars / Earthy / Dayee / Prestige / 1.25.57 
Bernie Cummins & his New Yorker Hotel Orchestra / Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder / Victor / 5.12.30 / vocal = Paul Small 
Calvin Boze / Satisfied / Score / LA 8.15.49 
Blossom Dearie / My Gentleman Friend / Someone to Watch Over Me / Verve / 5.21 & 22.59

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

set 2
Yusef Lateef / The Golden Flute / (I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance with You / Impulse! / 6.15 & 16.66 h
Barry Harris / Listen to Barry Harris… Solo Piano / Body and Soul / Prestige / 12.7.60 
Don Byas / September Song / Savoy / 8.21.46
Carl Kress / Love Song / Decca / 7.26.39 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / My Hi De Ho Man / Decca / 10.27.36
Erline “Rock and Roll” Harris / Rock and Roll Blues / De Luxe / 1949
Danny Kaye / Danny Kaye Sings Selections from the Samuel Goldwyn Technicolor Production Hans Christian Andersen / No Two People / Decca / Hollywood 1952 / duet with Jane Wyman
Ken Nordine / Colors / Chartreuse / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
Miriam Makeba / Makeba Sings! / Chove-Chuva / RCA Victor / 1964 

set 3
John Coltrane / Settin’ the Pace / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You / Prestige / 3.26.58 
Tadd Dameron & his Orchestra ‎/ John’s Delight / Capitol / 4.21.49 
Vaughn Monroe & his Orchestra / Beware, My Heart! / RCA Victor / 1947 / with The Moon Maids; from the United Artists film Carnegie Hall 
The Brown Dots (aka The Four Tunes aka The Sentimentalists) / It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight / Manor / 1946 
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / Try to Remember / MGM / 1962

set 4
Mel Lewis / Mel Lewis/6 / Grey Flannel /  Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Marty Paich / Jazz for Relaxation / Lullaby of the Leaves / Tampa / Hollywood 1956 
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Bobby “Blue” Bland / That’s the Way Love Is / Duke / Memphis 1963
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / I’m With You / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55 
Ken Nordine / Colors / Rosey / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
The Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41 / lead = William Langford

last soulful song
The Newcomers / The Whole World Is a Picture Show / Truth Records / 1974



Friday, September 04, 2020

Just a Lady with a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Bing’s got his eye on Ethel.

Coffeetime, September 4, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Poppin’ / Poppin’ / Blue Note / 10.20.57
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Mellow D / Blue Note / 1.31.59
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Stratosphere / Decca / 9.4.34
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / In the Evening / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
The California Ramblers / I’m Just Wild about Animal Crackers / Columbia / 6.7.26 / vocal = Frank Harris aka Irving Kaufman
Tiny Grimes Quintette / I’ll Always Love You Just the Same / Savoy / 9.15.44
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook / Lush Life / Verve / Hollywood 6.27.57 / with Oscar Peterson on piano

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

set 2
Frank Wess / The Frank Wess Quartet / It’s So Peaceful in the Country / Prestige Moodsville / 5.9.60
Stan Getz / Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio / Ballad Medley: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered; I Don't Know Why (I Just Do); How Long Has This Been Going On?; I Can't Get Started; Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Verve / Hollywood 10.10.57
Mary Lou Williams / Mary-Lou Williams Et Ses Formations / I Made You Love Paris / Le Club Français Du Disque / Paris 1954 / piano solo
Georgia White / I’m Blue and Lonesome / Decca / 4.1.38 / with Lonnie Johnson, guitar
Bing Crosby / Do You Ever Think of Me / Decca / Hollywood 7.23.40 / with The Merry Macs
Pee Wee Crayton / Wondering Why / Imperial [unissued] / New Orleans 4.14.55 / with Dave Bartholomew’s Band
Mary Wells / The Two Sides of Mary Wells / The Boy from Ipanema / Atco / 1966

set 3
Milt Jackson / Jazz ’n’ Samba / I Love You / Impulse! / 8.7.64
Ike Quebec / It Might As Well Be Spring / Easy, Don’t Hurt / Blue Note / 12.9.61
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Marie / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1950
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / Brunswick / 10.11.38 / vocal = Ginny Simms & Harry Babbitt
Delta Rhythm Boys / Nobody Knows / Atlantic / 1950
Don Nelson / The Wind / The Wind / The Wind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57

set 4
Lou Levy / A Most Musical Fella / How About You / RCA Victor / LA 1.57
Frank Rosolino / Frank Rosolino Quintet / Tuffy / Mode / LA 6.57
Les Paul / Blue Skies / Decca / LA 12.14.44
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Too Tired / RPM / LA 1955
Ethel Merman / Merman in Vegas / Just a Lady with a Song; I Got Rhythm / Reprise / live, Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas 1961
Golden Gate Quartet / Everything Moves by the Grace of God / Charlotte, NC 2.2.39

last soulful song
Mary Wells / Mary Wells Sings My Guy / He’s the One I Love / Motown / Detroit 1964

Friday, August 28, 2020

One Sleepy Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Lovely Doris treats Uncle Max to tea.

Coffeetime, August 28, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli / Full Count / Bethlehem / LA 7.26.55
Elmo Hope / Featuring Harold Land ‎– Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land / Vaun-Ex / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.31.57
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Chris and His Gang / Vocalion / 6.3.37
St. Louis Levee Band / Soap Suds / Okeh / St. Louis 5.12.26 / with Jelly Roll Morton, leader, piano
Ben Bernie & his Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Crazy Rhythm / Brunswick / 4.6.28 / vocal = Ben & Dave Bernie plus Maxwell & Raymond Covert 
Helen Humes / They Raided the Joint / Decca / 1952
Nancy Wilson / Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley / The Masquerade Is Over / Capitol / 6.27 & 29.61

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

set 2
Shelly Manne / 2-3-4 / Slowly / Impulse! / 2.5.62
Wes Montgomery / The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Riverside / 1.28.60
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / MGM / 12.8.60
Coleman Hawkins / Blue Moon / [Swing] / Paris 3.2.35 / with Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli, Michel Warlop et son Orchestre
Leslie A. “Hutch” Hutchinson / The Little Things to Do / Parlophone / London 1930
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Jive (Page One of the Hepster’s Dictionary) / Vocalion / 8.30.38
Doris Day / Tea for Two [10 inch EP “Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production”] / Crazy Rhythm / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Gene Nelson ("dance effects & songs") & the Page Cavanaugh Trio
Sammy Davis Jr. & Carmen McRae / Boy Meets Girl / Tea for Two / Decca / 2.18 & 19.57

set 3
Bobby Timmons / Born to Be Blue / Born to Be Blue / Riverside / 9.10.63 
Curtis Fuller / Blues-ette / Twelve-Inch / Savoy / 5.21.59 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues-ette
Fats Navarro / Go / Prestige / 9.20.49
Jo Stafford / Love Is Just Around the Corner / V-Disc 328B / LA 7.27.44 / with the Pied Pipers; originally recorded for the radio program Chesterfield Music Shop
Ormonde Wilson & the Basin Street Boys / This Will Make You Laugh / Leda / 1950
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / Blue Moon / Reprise / Hollywood 8.4.64

set 4
Dave Brubeck Octet / Distinctive Rhythm Instrumentals / The Way You Look Tonight / Fantasy / San Francisco 7.50 
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / Steve Allen Theme / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18 & 9.58
Oscar Moore / This Will Make You Laugh / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Two Sleepy People / Bluebird / 10.13.38
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / Decca / Hollywood 12.9.40
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / Lonesome Polecat / Atco / LA 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May
Friendly Brothers / You Can’t Even Thumb a Ride  / Vee- Jay / 1.59

last soulful song
The 5 Stairsteps / O-o-h Child / Buddah / 1970



Friday, August 21, 2020

Playlist in the Desert: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Oscar Brown, Jr —not Oscar Brand! — tells the story, excellently, of Teddy Edwards

Coffeetime, August 21, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Scoochie / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Prestige All Stars / Olio / Potpourri / Prestige / 2.16.57
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Dusk in the Desert / Brunswick / 9.24.37
Leo Reisman & his Orchestra / What Is This Thing Called Love? / Victor / 1.20.30 / vocal = Lewis Conrad
Wynonie Harris / Somebody Changed the Lock on My Door / Apollo / 10.45 / with Jack McVea & his All Stars
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) / Verve / LA 1.8.57

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

set 2
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / These Foolish Things / Blue Note / 10.14.58
Billy Taylor / Taylor Made Jazz / Can You Tell By Looking At Me / Argo / Chicago 11.17.59
Howard McGhee’s Be-Boppers / Denise / Esquire / Paris 5.18.48
Eddie Lang / Jeannine, I Dream of Lilac Time / Okeh / 9.27.28 / with Frank Signorelli, piano
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Dream Man (Make Me Dream Some More) / 11.7.34
Jane Russell / Let’s Put Out the Lights / Two Sleepy People / Columbia / Hollywood 1947 / “assisted by” Bob Lowery
Lena Horne / From This Moment On / RCA Victor / 4.4.56 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orchestra

set 3
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Summertime / New Jazz / 5.3.60
René Thomas / Meeting Mister Thomas / Wonderful, Wonderful / Barclay / Paris 3.23.63
Charlie Parker / Perhaps / Savoy / 9.24.48
The Basin Street Boys / Near to You / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson’s Orchestra
Dorothy Shay / Dorothy Shay the Park Avenue Hillbilly Sings / With a Little Indiscretion / Columbia / 1947
Frank Sinatra / Close to You and More / The End of a Love Affair / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / arranged by Nelson Riddle

set 4
Teddy Edwards / The Cellar Dweller / live, Jazz Scene USA / LA 1962 / host = Oscar Brown, Jr.
Barney Kessel / Carmen / Like, There’s No Place Like… / Contemporary / LA 12.19.58
Shorty Rogers & André Previn and their Orchestra / It’s De-Lovely / RCA Victor / Hollywood 9.14.54
King Cole Trio / Laura / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Bing Crosby / (Running Around in Circles) Getting Nowhere / Decca / Hollywood 1945 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Otis Redding / Pain in My Heart / You Send Me / Atco / 1964
The Trumpeteers / There’s a Man in Jerusalem / Score / Baltimore 5.9.50

last soulful song
Joe Bataan / Singin’ Some Soul / Cowboys to Girls / 1969

Friday, August 14, 2020

Slå Dej Lös och Ta en Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 19

Aw, Van, don’t look so grumpy. Gene’s about to sing and dance!

Coffeetime, August 14, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / From This Moment On / Prestige / 5.17.57
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown and Max Roach / Parisian Thoroughfare / EmArcy / Hollywood 8.54
Bernard Peiffer & his St. Germain des Prés Orchestra / Le Most / Paris, Je T’Aime / Blue Star / Paris 1.14.54
Benny Goodman Sextet / I’ve Found a New Baby / Victor / 1.15.41
Noël Coward / Mary Make Believe / HMV / London 5.28 / with the New Mayfair Orchestra & Carroll Gibbons
Myra Taylor / Tell Your Best Friend Nothin’ / Mercury / 10.31.46 / with Jimmy Keith’s Orchestra
Trudy Richards / Crazy in Love! / What Is There to Say? / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / with Billy May & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Tadd Dameron / Mating Call / Soultrane / Prestige / 11.30.56
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / When Sunny Gets Blue / Impulse! / 6.4.63
Django Reinhardt et Ses Rythmes / Manoir de Mes Rêves / Blue Star / Paris 3.10.53
Danny Polo / Mr. Polo Takes a Solo / Decca / 10.1.37 / with Eddie MacCauley, piano
Adrian’s Ramblers [Adrian Rollini] / I Wish I Were Twins / Brunswick / 5.3.34 / vocal = Ella Logan
Ella Logan / Exactly Like You / Columbia [unissued] / LA 9.4.41 / with the Spirits of Rhythm
Connee Boswell & Bing Crosby / Tea for Two / An Apple for the Teacher / Decca / Hollywood 1952
Tammi Terrell / Almost Like Being in Love / live, The Roostertail, Detroit 8.27.67

set 3
Gene Ammons / Velvet Soul / A Stranger in Town / Prestige / 9.5.62
Ray Bryant / Lonesome Traveler / Wild Is the Wind [piano solo] / Cadet / 9.66
Lester Young / Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio / Almost Like Being in Love / Norgran / 11.28.52
The Three Keys / Oh By Jingo! (Oh By Gee, You’re the Only Girl for Me) / Brunswick / 4.6.33 / more about Oh By Jingo! 
Sten Axelssons Orkester / Slå Dej Lös o ch Ta’Semester / Odeon / Stockholm 1939 / vocal = Bo Hallman
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Sings / The Things We Did Last Summer / Clef / 1954

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi  / Sleepy Slept Here (Santa Monica) / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 2.10 & 13.56
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Frenesi / Contemporary / LA 2.24.56
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / If Love Is Good to Me / Capitol / 1958
King Cole Trio / Blue and Sentimental / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.24.47
Mildred Bailey / The Mildred Bailey Show, CBS radio / There'll Be Some Changes Made / radio transcription / early 40s / with the Delta Rhythm Boys
Gene Kelly / Almost Like Being in Love / soundtrack to Brigadoon / Hollywood 1955
Dixie Hummingbirds / Didn’t It Rain / broadcast, Jubilee Showcase / live, Chicago 1964

last soulful song
Ann Sexton & The Masters Of Soul / You’ve Been Gone Too Long / Impel [Seventy Seven] / Shelby, North Carolina 1971



Friday, August 07, 2020

A Tiny Little Voice (In a Tiny Little Playlist): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 18

Happy reflections on Judy Canova.
Coffeetime, August 7, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / [Just Coolin’] / M&M / Blue Note / 3.8.59
Lee Morgan / Indeed! / Roccus / Blue Note / 11.4.56
Benny Goodman & his Sextet / Breakfast Feud / Columbia / 12.19.40
Isham Jones Orchestra / I Wish I Were Twins / World Program Service Transcription / 4.1.34 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Linda Hopkins / Me and Dirty Blues / Savoy / San Francisco 5.10.51
Audrey Morris / Bistro Ballads / Where Are You? / X / Chicago spring 1955

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

set 2
Sonny Criss / Mr. Blues Pour Flirter / Day Dream / Brunswick / Paris 4.22.63
Kenny Drew / Undercurrent / Ballade / Blue Note / 12.11.60
Wardell Gray / Hey There / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1.19.55
Cleo Brown / Pelican Stomp / Decca / 5.20.35
Herman Kenin’s Ambassador Hotel Orchestra / He’s a Good Man to Have Around / Victor / Culver City, CA 4.26.29
Tab Smith, His Fabulous Alto & Orchestra / My Baby / United / Chicago 4.15.53 l
Judy Canova / A Tiny Little Voice (In a Tiny Little Prayer) / Decca / Hollywood 10.9.44 / with Charles Dant Orchestra
Jackie & Roy / Double Take / Let’s Get Away from It All / Columbia / 1961

set 3
Vince Guaraldi / In Person / On Green Dolphin Street / Fantasy / The Trident Jazz Club, Sausalito, CA 12.4.62
Gene Ammons / All Star Sessions / New Blues Up and Down / Prestige / 3.5.50
Fats Navarro / Move / Dial / 11.29.48 http://csis.pace.edu/~varden/navarro/discog.html
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Away from It All / Victor / 2.17.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines, & the Pied Pipers
The Ravens / Sylvia / National / 1.27.49
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / A Hundred Years from Today / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

set 4
Howard Roberts / H.R. Is a Dirty Guitar Player! / One Note Samba / Capitol / Hollywood 1963
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / In the Land of Hi Fi / Love is Just Around the Corner / EmArcy / 11.11.55
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Jazz Song Book / Let’s Get Away from It All / Coral / 1960
Hattie McDaniel / I Thought I’d Do It / Okeh / Chicago 12.14.27 / with Tiny Parham, piano
King Cole Trio / You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 1.45
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Herb Alpert Presents / One Note Samba / A&M / LA 1966
Alphabetical Four / I Just Can’t Help From Crying Sometimes / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Shalamar / Make That Move / Solar / 1980