Friday, August 17, 2018

Lonesome Playlist Blues

We say a little prayer for you, Aretha.

Coffeetime, August 17, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Café / Impulse! / 7.16.63
Paul Chambers / Go… / Just Friends / Vee-Jay / Chicago 2.2.59
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Until Today / Victor / Chicago 8.4.36
Lonnie Johnson / I Done Told You / Okeh [unissued] / St. Louis 4.25.27                                                Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Take a Good Look at Mine / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes
Amos Milburn / It’s a Married Woman / Aladdin / LA 11.19.47
Morgana King / The Winter of My Discontent / I’d Do it All Again / Ascot / 1964

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

set 2
Lester Young & Harry “Sweets” Edison / Pres & Sweets / That’s All / Norgran / LA 11.1.55
Kenny Burrell / Introducing Kenny Burrell / Weaver of Dreams / Blue Note / 5.30.56
Gene Ammons / Boss Tenor / My Romance / Prestige / 6.16.60
Thomas Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies / Gee Chee / Victor / 12.1.27
Kay Starr / So Tired / Capitol / Hollywood 11.2.48
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / Hoy – Hoy / Freedom / 1949

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Jazz Messengers!!!!! / Alamode / Impuse! / 6.14.61
Les McCann / Pretty Lady / Dorene Don’t Cry, I… / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1961
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Am I Blue / Gotham [unissued] / 1951
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Never Felt Better, Never Had Less / Victor / 4.21.38 / vocal = Jayne Dover
The Ravens / Don’t Look Now / Columbia / 10.19.50
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / I Just Dropped By to Say Hellor / Impulse! / 10.17.63

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Baseball Theme / Fantasy / San Francisco 1964
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + Eleven / Anthropology / Contemporary / LA 5.12.59
Smith-Glamann Quintet / Poinciana / Pulling Strings / Bethlehem / 8.1.54
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Freddy King / Lonesome Whistle Blues / King / Cincinnati 1.17.61
Aretha Franklin / Aretha in Paris / Groovin’ / Atlantic / Olympia Theatre, Paris 5.7.68
Zion Travelers / A Soldier of the Cross / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Runnin’ Out of Fools / I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face / Columbia 1964

Friday, August 10, 2018

What Did She Say? (The Playlist Song)

Oh, Dave Barbour! That guitar, that open shirt, that handsome, furrowed brow.

Coffeetime, August 10, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell / Detroit-New York Junction / Tarriff / Blue Note / 3.13.56
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Craft / Anthropology / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Blue Sea / Victor / 1.22.41
Vaughn De Leath / Baby Your Mother (Like She Babied You) / Victor / 8.12.27 / with Leonard Joy & his Orchestra
Walter Brown / Lyin’ Woman Blues / Capitol / Kansas City 4.22.49
Ella Fitzgerald / Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Verve / LA 6.23.61

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

set 2
James Moody / Wail Moody Wail / The Nearness of You / Prestige / 12.12.55
[Åke] Stan Hasselgard / I’ll Never Be the Same / Capitol / Hollywood 12.18.47
Lonnie Johnson / 6/88 Glide / Okeh [unreleased] / St. Louis 10.27
[Etienne] Sarane Ferret & le Quintette de Paris / Royal Blue / Odeon / Paris 1942 / “avec le violoniste Georges Effrosse”
Bing Crosby / (I Don’t Stand A) Ghost of a Chance (With You) / Brunswick / Hollywood / 10.14.32
Peggy Lee / I Cover the Waterfront / Snader Telescription / Hollywood 1950 / with Dave Barbour Quintet

set 3
Lonnie Smith / Think! / Son of Ice Bag / Blue Note / 7.23.68
Claude Thornhill / Anthropology / radio transcription / 1947
Sarah Vaughan / I Cover the Waterfront / Musicraft / 1947 / with George Treadwell’s Orchestra
Charioteers / What Did He Say? (The Mumble Song) / Columbia / 12.5.47
Frank D’Rone / In Person / I Am in Love / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 3 / Swing Shift / Contemporary / LA 7.22.52
Frank Foster / Fat Shoes / Vogue / Paris 4.4.54
Count Basie / The Dirty Dozens / Decca / 11.9.38
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney / I Wish I Were in Love Again / soundtrack, MGM film Words and Music / Hollywood 5.28.48
Little Milton / Blues ’n’ Soul / You’re No Good / Stax / Memphis 1974
Fairfield Four / Heaven in My View / Dot / 10.54

last soulful song
Chuck Jackson / (You Can’t Let The Boy Overpower) The Man in You / live, local NYC TV1968



Friday, August 03, 2018

Hot Playlist Noodling

Pretty as a moving picture, Lilian Roth explains it all to Hal Thompson

Coffeetime, August 3, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Barry Harris / Bull’s Eye / Bull’s Eye / Prestige / 6.4.68
Milt Jackson / The Jazz Skyline / The Lady Is a Tramp / Savoy / 1.23.56
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / I’m in the Mood for Swing / Victor / 7.21.38
Lillian Roth / Why Am I So Romantic? / soundtrack from Paramount Marx Brothers movie, Animal Crackers / Hollywood 1930 / duet with Hal Thompson
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / You Can Go Feed Yourself / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1949 / vocal = Billy Valentine
Paula Castle / Lost Love / Here I Am in Love Again / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Barney Wilen / Jazz sur Seine [soundtrack] / Nuages / Fontana / Paris 2.13, 14.58
J.J. Johnson / JJ! in Person / My Old Flame / Columbia / 1956
Paul Quinichette / Pepe Meets the Vice President / French Columbia / 7.17.57
Luis Russell’s Heebie Jeebie Stompers / Sweet Mumtaz / Okeh / 11.17.26
Layton & Johnstone [Turner Layton & Clarence Johnstone] / Always / HMV / London 5.26
Milton Brown & his Musical Brownies / Who’s Sorry Now? / Decca / Chicago 1.27.35
Ricky Nelson / I Wanna Be Loved / Imperial / Hollywood 10.20.59

set 3
Curtis Amy / Katanga! / Native Land / Pacific Jazz / LA 1963
Bobby Timmons / The Compositions Of Horace Silver / Home Cookin’ / Riverside / 6.18.62
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / How Do? / Columbia / Hollywood 10.14.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Bobby Short / On the East Side / Pretty Girl / Atlantic / 1960

set 4
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Hot Buttered Noodling / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
Emmett Berry Five / White Rose Kick / National / 8.31.44
Les Paul Trio / Begin the Beguine / Decca / Hollywood 12.12.44
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / Decca / Hollywood 7.16.41
Rosemary Clooney & Bing Crosby / Fancy Meeting You Here / (I’d Like to Be) On a Slow Boat to China / RCA Victor / Hollywood 7.28.58
The Original Five Blind Boys of Alabama / I’ve Been Born Again / Specialty / New Orleans 3.57

last soulful song
Betty Wright / Clean Up Woman / Alston / 1970





Friday, July 27, 2018

Playlist Cooking, part jillion

The beach babes barely look at João!

Coffeetime, July 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley / Mobleymania / Blue Note / 11.25.56
Max Roach / Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker / Koko / EmArcy / 4.11.58
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / My Sweeter Than Sweet / Okeh / 10.19.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Miss Rhapsody [Viola Wells] / Sugar / Savoy / 11.21.44
Lucy Reed / This is Lucy Reed / Easy Come, Easy Go / Fantasy / 1.57

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / What Is There to Say? / Riverside / 12.15.58
Duke Pearson / Dedication! / Time After Time / Prestige / 8.2.61
Tony Scott & his Orchestra / The Complete Tony Scott / A Blues Serenade / RCA Victor / 1957
Dick McDonough / Honeysuckle Rose / late 1934
Boswell Sisters / We’re on the Highway to Heaven / Victor / 7.20.30 / with Jackie Taylor & his Orchestra
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Scrub, Sweep and Mop / Melodisc / LA 8.7.45 / vocal = Cappy Oliver
Stan Getz & João Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto / Doralice / Verve / 3.18, 19.63 / vocal = João Gilberto

set 3
Mel Rhyne / Organ-izing / Things Ain't What They Used to Be / Jazzland / 3.31.60
Charlie Parker / Home Cooking, part 2 [Cherokee] / Dial / LA 2.1.47
Mills Brothers / How Am I Doin’ Hey Hey / Brunswick / 2.16.32
Geraldo & the Savoy Hotel Orchestra / I Hear a Rhapsody / Parlophone / London 1941 / vocal = Len Camber
Sam Cooke / Encore / It’s the Talk of the Town / Keen / LA 1958 / with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra

set 4
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Manne-Hole, volume 1 / How Could It Happen to a Dream / Contemporary / live, Shelly’s Manne-Hole, Hollywood 3.3-5.61
Shorty Rogers & his  Giants / Cool and Crazy / Short Stop / RCA Victor / LA 3.26, 4.2.53
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Inez Jones / Have You Met Inez Jones? / Since I Fell for You / Riverside / Berkeley 5.27.57
Dionne Warwick / Make Way for Dionne Warwick / The Last One to Be Loved / Scepter / 1964
Soul Stirrers / That’s All I Need to Know / Specialty / Hollywood 2.4.59

last soulful song
Jackie Moore / Something in a Look / Atlantic / 1972



Friday, July 20, 2018

A Playlist, a Piccolo and You

We're getting Lucky… in Paris!

Coffeetime, July 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Take Twelve / Second’s Best / Jazzland / 1.24.62
Phil Woods / Pot Pie / Sea Beach / New Jazz / 10.12.54
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Sugar Foot Stomp / Decca / 3.19.31
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / A Bungalow, a Piccolo and You / Regal / London 7.19.32 / vocal = Cyril Grantham
Amos Milburn, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Let’s Ball Tonight / radio broadcast / Apollo Theater c. 1952
Chris Connor / This Is Chris / Blame It on My Youth / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Blue Train / I’m Old Fashioned / Blue Note / 9.15.57
Terry Pollard / Terry Pollard / Emaline / Bethlehem / LA 1.10.55
Lester Young / The President / These Foolish Things / Norgran / 11.28.52
Eddie South / Somebody Loves Me / Swing / Paris 11.23.37
Mae West / I Found a New Way to Go to Town / from Paramount movie, “I’m No Angel,” Hollywood 1933
The 4 Blackamoors / Darling, You Can’t Have Fifty / Decca / 1941
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / Two Loves Have I / Capitol / Hollywood 1962

set 3
Barney Wilen / Jazz sur Seine [soundtrack] / Bag’s Barney Blues / Fontana / Paris 2.13, 14.58
Don Byas / To Each His Own / Savoy [7" EP] / 8.21.46
Charlie Shavers Quintet / Dizzy’s Dilemma / Vogue / 1945
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / My Fantasy [aka Stranger in Paradise] / Bluebird / 3.3.40 / vocal = Pauline Byrne
Three Peppers / Fuzzy Wuzzy / Decca / 1939
Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Time Alone Will Tell / radio broadcast / Apollo Theater c. 1952

set 4
Howard McGhee / Maggie’s Back in Town!! / Demon Chase / Contemporary / LA 6.26.61
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford,  Vol. II / Mister Man / ABC- Paramount / 1957
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Fred Astaire / Now / They All Laughed / Kapp / Hollywood 1959
The Radio Four / I Feel the Spirit / Nashboro / Nashville 4.58

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / I Want Love / Brent / 6.3.67

Friday, July 13, 2018

Playlist (How I Love My Playlist)

Thanks for the happy music, Mr. Jordan!
Coffeetime, July 13, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Leebop / Blue Note [unissued] / 9.13.68
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Wailers / Well, You Needn’t / Prestige / 2.25.57
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Jelly Roll Blues / Victor / 11.22.38
The Piccadilly Players / Hitting the Ceiling / Edison [unissed] / 6.27.29
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Teacher (How I Love My Teacher) / Decca / Chicago 11.15.41
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings Gerswhin / Maybe / Decca / 9.12.50 / with Ellis Larkins on piano

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

set 2
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 [1557] / I Remember Clifford / Blue Note / 3.24.57
Stan Kenton & his Orchestra / Sketches on Standards / Lover Man / Capitol / Hollywood 1.28 & 30.53
Art Pepper / The Return of Art Pepper / You Go to My Head / Jazz: West / Hollywood 8.6.56
Michel Warlop & Son Orchestre / Taj Mahal / Swing / Paris 6.18.41
Spirits of Rhythm / Junk Man / Decca / 9.14.34
Peggy Lee / Aren’t You Glad You’re You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.4, 8.49
Matt Dennis / Give Her a Kiss [45 rpm EP] / Give Her a Kiss / RCA / 1955

set 3
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash / Soft Winds / Verve / 7.26.63
Jimmy Cleveland & his All Stars / Introducing Jimmy Cleveland & his All Stars / Count ’Em In / EmArcy / 11.19.55
Fats Navarro / Goin’ to Minton’s / Savoy / 1.29.47
Carol Bruce / Embraceable You / V-Disc 87A / 11.16.43 / with Red Norvo & his Overseas Spotlight Band
Jubalaires / Long, Lean & Lanky / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Anthony Newley / Tony / Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes / London /  London 1961

set 4
Johnny Smith / Moonlight in Vermont / Tenderly / Royal Roost / 1954
Victor Feldman / Mallets A Fore Thought / Evening in Paris / Interlude [Mode] / Hollywood 9.57
Mildred Bailey / Give Me Time / Columbia / 1.25.40
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
Phil Harris / That’s What I Like About the South / Woodman, Spare that Tree / RCA Victor / 1947
Dixie-aires / Elijah / Exclusive / LA 1949

last soulful song
The Staple Singers / Stoned Soul Picnic / Stax [unissued] / Memphis 1968 / with Booker T & the MG’s

Friday, July 06, 2018

My Kind of Playlist Is You

Mr. Robeson sings for the miners in Scotland, 1949

Coffeetime, July 6, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / High Pressure / Soft Winds / Prestige / 12.13.57
Paul Quinichette / Sequel [45 rpm EP] / Sequel / EmArcy / 1.53
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Mary (What Are You Waiting For?) / Victor / Chicago 11.25.27 / vocal = Bing Crosby
The Big Three / Violent Love / Okeh / Chicago 5.29.51
Helen Carr / … Why Do I Love You / My Kind of Trouble Is You / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Star Dust / Decca / Just Jazz Concert, Civic Auditorium, Pasadena 8.4.47
Jimmie Lunceford & his Chicksaw Syncopators / Leaving Me / Victor / 1.26.34 / vocal = Henry Wells
Variety Boys / Uptown Jive / Decca / 1941
Paul Robeson / Summertime / HMV / London 1.14.38
Peggy Lee / Miss Peggy Lee – In Love Again! / I’ve Got Your Number / Capitol / Hollywood               1964

set 3
Ruby Braff / Fine and Mellow [45 rpm EP] / Storyville / Boston 1955
Pee Wee Russell / By Appointment Only [45 rpm EP] / Missy / Storyville / featuring George Wein’s Mahogany Hall All Stars / Boston 1952
Ike Quebec / Tenor Sax [45 rpm EP] / Jim Dawgs / Savoy / 8.7.45
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Queen Street Rag / Decca / 4.20.40
Billie Holiday / [45 rpm EP] / What Is This Thing Called Love / Decca / 8.14.45 / with Bob Haggart & his Band
Bobby Short / On the East Side / Looking at You / Atlantic / 1960

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / Jazz Impressions / Fenwyk Farfel / Fantasy / San Francisco 1957
Australian Jazz Quartet / The Things We Did Last Summer / Bethlehem / 2.55
Stan Getz & his Swedish All Stars / [45 rpm EP] / Standanavian / Roost / Stockholm 3.23, 24.51
King Cole Trio / You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 1.45
Bobby Darin / That’s All / Beyond the Sea [45 rpm EP] / Atco / Hollywood 12.19.58
Harmonizing Four / Amazing Grace / Gotham / c. 1958

last soulful song
The Stylistics / People Make the World Go Round / Avco / Philadelphia 1971