Friday, September 17, 2021

A Cup of Coffee, a Playlist, and You: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 74

Let’s all lean in to the fabulous Mills Brothers!

Coffeetime, September 17, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Bill for Bennie / Atlantic / 11.5.58 
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins Plus 4 / Kiss and Run / Prestige / 3.22.56 
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Temptation / Victor / Hollywood 9.7.40 
Annette Hanshaw / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye / Columbia / 8.16.32 
Annie Laurie / My Rough and Ready Man / Regal / New Orleans 9.49 / with Buddy Tate on ts
Shirley Horn / Loads of Love / Love for Sale / Mercury / 9.13 & 15.62 

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

set 2
Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna / Alone at the Palace / Speak Low / Chiaroscuro / 4.27 & 28.77
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Warm Valley / 10.21.59 
Wardell Gray / Sweet Lorraine / New Jazz / 11.11.49 
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Dark Eyes / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / with Frank Victor g
Jack Buchanan & Gertrude Lawrence / A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and You / Columbia / 11.17.25 / with Robert Hood Bowers p 
Fred Astaire / So Near and Yet So Far / Decca / 9.10.41 / with Harry Sosnik Orchestra  
June Davis / J.D. Blues / Manor / summer 1946 / with the Cats & the Fiddle 
Dean Martin / Good Mornin’ Life / Capitol / Hollywood 10.24.57 / with orchestra conducted by Gus Levene

set 3
Fred Jackson / Hootin’ ’n‘ Tootin’ / Preach Brother / Blue Note / 2.5.62 
Kenny Burrell / Introducing Kenny Burrell / Delilah / Blue Note / 5.30.56 
Fats Navarro / The Fabulous Fats Navarro, vol 2 / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
The Mills Brothers / The Yam / Decca / 8.23.38 
Ethel Waters / Buds Won’t Bud / from the MGM movie Cairo / Hollywood 1942
Bobby Short / Loves Cole Porter / Why Shouldn’t I? / Atlantic 1971 / with Beverly Peer b, Richard Sheridan d

set 4
Stan Levey / Stan Levey Quintet / What Can I Say? / Mode / LA 1957
Benny Carter / Medley: Do, Do, Do; Bidin’ My Time; I’ve Got a Crush on You; Love Is Here to Stay / from the MGM movie An American in Paris / Hollywood 1951 / with the MGM Studio Orchestra
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42 / NKC p, voc, Oscar Moore g, Red Callender b
Doris Day / It’s You or No One / from the MGM movie Romance on the High Seas / Hollywood 1948 / with The Page Cavanaugh Trio: Page Cavanaugh p, Al Viola g, Lloyd Pratt b
Dinah Washington / TV Is the Thing / Mercury / 6.10.53
The Royal Sons Quartet / (I Wanna Live) So God Can Use Me / Apollo [unissued] / 1951 / aka The 5 Royales

last soul song
Jerry Butler / Giving Up on Love / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1964


Friday, September 10, 2021

That Funny Playlist… Again: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 73

I got a funny feeling the duck isn’t happy either.

Coffeetime, September 10, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / The Cape Verdean Blues / Nutville / Blue Note / 10.22.65 
Cannonball Adderley / Know What I Mean? / Toy / Riverside / 2.21.61 
Benny Goodman / Memories of You / Capitol / Riverside Plaza Hotel 12.14.55 
Teddy Hill & his Orchestra / Passionette / Vocalion / 5.4.36 
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Encore / HMV / London 2.19.29 / vocal = Billy Milton, directed by Carroll Gibbons
Jimmy Liggins / No More Alcohol / Aladdin / LA 1954
Lena Horne / Give the Lady What She Wants / Speak Low / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958 

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

set 2
John Wright / Nice ’n’ Tasty / The Very Thought of You / Prestige / 11.8.60 / John Wright p, Wendell Marshall b, J.C. Heard d
Coleman Hawkins / Night Hawk / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / Prestige Swingville / 12.30.60 
Lalo Guerrero y Sus Cinco Lobos / Marihuana Boogie / Imperial / LA 1949
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / He Should’a Flip’d When He Flop’d / Capitol [unissued] / 1.29.46 / vocal = Johnny Mercer
Bobby Darin / That Funny Feeling / Capitol / Hollywood 9.18.64

set 3
John Wright / South Side Soul / South Side Soul / Prestige / 8.30.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio / I’ll Remember April / Verve / 5.18.59 
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie / Bird and Diz / Leap Frog (take 5) / Clef / 6.6.50 
Gene Ammons / Jack’s Town / Aladdin / Chicago 9.23.47 
Ella Logan / I Was Doing All Right / Brunswick / 12.30.37
The Four Knights / Sentimental Fool / Capitol / Hollywood 5.3.41 
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / September Song / Bethlehem / 10.55 

set 4
Art Pepper / The Artistry of Art Pepper / Old Croix / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.26.56 / Art Pepper as, Pete Jolly p, Leroy Vinnegar b, Stan Levey d
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio / (Back Home Again In) Indiana / Norgran / 11.28.52 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.28.44
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson / I Was Doing All Right / Hollywood 1957 
The Soul Stirrers / Until Jesus Calls Me Home / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soul song
Sharon Forrester / Silly Wasn’t I? / Ashanti / Kingston, Jamaica 1973 / with the Now Generation Band

Friday, August 27, 2021

En Röd Liten Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 72

Hail to the chief! Ahem… the pres!

Coffeetime, August 27, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Leapin’ and Lopin’ / Melody for C [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.61 
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Wailers / Cubano Chant / Prestige / 2.25.57 
Thomas Morris & his Hot Babies / The Mess / Victor / 11.24.26 
Ruth Etting / Ten Cents a Dance / Columbia / 3.4.30 / about taxi dancers  
Amos Milburn / Empty Arms Blues / Aladdin / LA 12.18.47
Billie Holiday / All or Nothing / Speak Low / Verve / LA 8.14.56 

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

set 2 
Kenny Dorham / The Arrival of Kenny Dorham / Lazy Afternoon / Jaro / 1.10.60 
Sonny Stitt / Burnin’ / Lover Man / Argo / Chicago 8.1.58 
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio [The President Plays] / These Foolish Things / Norgran / 11.28.52 
Oscar Aleman y su Quinteto de Swing / Hombre Mio / Odeon / Buenos Aires 11.21.41 
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Blue Rose / Victor / 2.6.24 
The Sunflower Girl of WBAP aka Bessie Coldiron / Real Estate Papa (You Ain’t Gonna Sub-divide Me) / Columbia / Chicago 6.18.27
Delta Rhythm Boys / That Old Black Magic / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #61 / LA 1.17.44 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman 
Etta James & Harvey Fuqua / Spoonful / Chess / Chicago 1960

set 3
Hank Mobley / Another Workout / Hank’s Other Soul / Blue Note / 12.5.61 
Ray Charles & Milt Jackson / Soul Meeting / Hallelujah, I Love Her So / Atlantic / 4.10.58 
Andy Russell & the Pied Pipers / I Cried for You (Now It’s Your Turn to Cry Over Me) / Capitol / Hollywood 1948 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Delta Rhythm Boys / En Röd Liten Stuga / Metronome / Stockholm 1952 / with Anders Burmans Orkester 
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Get Yourself Another Fool / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Bill Holman / Bill Holman’s Great Big Band! / Speak Low / Capitol / Hollywood 1960 
Chet Baker / In Milan / Look for the Silver Lining / Jazzland / Milan 10.6.59 
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Audrey Hepburn & Kay Thompson / Funny Face soundtrack / On How to Be Lovely / Verve / Hollywood spring 1956 
James Brown / Live at the Apollo / I'll Go Crazy / King / Apollo Theater 10.24.62 
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / Take Your Burdens to God / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soul song
The Lovelites / With Love from the Lovelites / Certain Kind of Lover / Uni / LA 1970



Friday, August 20, 2021

Washin’ the Blues from My Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 71

Hello, Marilyn? Can I borrow your fainting couch?

Coffeetime, August 20, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Cornbread / Our Man Higgins / Blue Note / 9.18.65 
The Jazztet / Big City Sounds / Bean Bag / Argo / 9.16, 19, 20.60 
Bernie Cummins & his Biltmore Orchestra / Little By Little / Victor / 8.14.29 / vocal = BC 
Marvin Johnson / Jumpy Rhythm Jive / G&G [Sepia] / Hollywood c.1946
T-Bone Walker & his Guitar / She’s My Old Time Used-To-Be / Capitol / Hollywood 11.6.47 
Carmen McRae / [Tonight Only!] / Summer Song / Columbia / 1960 / with the Dave Brubeck Quartet 

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

set 2
Miles Davis / Jazz Track / Stella By Starlight / Columbia / 5.26.58 
Bill Perkins / Ballads for Backgrounds [On Stage] / One Hundred Years from Today / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 2.9.56 
Vanderbilt Stars / Billie Bauer’s Tune / V-Disc 825B / Vanderbilt Theater 1.24.45 
Russ Morgan [Russell Brown] & his Orchestra / Washin’ the Blues from My Soul / Okeh / 5.20.30 
Fred Rich & his Orchestra / Tip Toe Thru the Tulips / Columbia / 7.26.29 / vocal = Rollickers Quartet
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / I Gotta Go Places and Do Things / Brunswick / 12.7.32
Marilyn Monroe / Lazy / from the 20th Century Fox movie There’s No Business Like Show Business / Hollywood 1954 

set 3
Jackie McLean / It’s Time! / Das’ Dere / Blue Note / 8.5.64 
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Three Blind Mice / That Old Feeling / United Artists / live, Renaissance Club, Hollywood 3.18.62 
Tadd Dameron Sextet / The Chase / Blue Note / 9.26.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / When the Sun Comes Out / Decca / 2.3.41 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
The Ink Spots / Street of Dreams / Decca / 7.28.42 
Frank Sinatra / In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning / I’ll Never Be the Same / Capitol / Hollywood 3.4.55 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Wee_Small_Hours

set 4
Jack Montrose / Arranged/Played/Composed by Jack Montrose / Paradox / Atlantic / LA 5.11 & 12.55 
Paul Desmond / Glad to Be Unhappy / All Through the Night / RCA Victor / 9.16.54 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Bing Crosby & the Merry Macs / Dolores / Decca / Hollywood / 3.5.41
Billy “The Kid” Emerson / Satisfied / Sun [unissued] / Memphis 3.31.55 
The Bells of Joy / The Lord and I / Peacock [unissued] / Austin early 1950s 

last soul song
Jr. Walker & the All Stars / What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) / Tamla Motown / Detroit 1969

Friday, August 13, 2021

Playlist Up and Down: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 70

Hamp plays like a-ringing a bell.

Coffeetime, August 13, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / The Break Through / Blue Note / 6.18.65 
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / Bells and Horns / Riverside / 4.14, 20.61 
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent J.J. Johnson, Volume 2 / Jay / Blue Note / 9.24.54 
Big Sid Catlett’s Band / Just You, Just Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1.19.45 
Tracy-Brown’s Orchestra / Beautiful / Columbia / Chicago 3.20.28 / vocal trio including Sam Coslow 
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Hey, Hey Baby / Black & White / LA 9.46 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant 
Jackie Ross / Full Bloom / Summertime / Chess / Chicago 1964 

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

set 2
Bobby Hutcherson / Happenings / Bouquet / Blue Note / 2.8.66 
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown with Strings / Laura / EmArcy / 1.18–20.55 
Ben Webster / Music for Loving / Love’s Away / Norgran / 3.30.54 
Bix Beiderbecke / In a Mist / Okeh / 9.9.27 
Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy / Saturday / Brunswick / 12.15.30 / vocal = Dick Robertson 
Jack McVea’s All Stars / My Business Is C.O.D. / Black & White / LA c. 1.46 / vocal = Estelle Edson 
Skip Farrell / Love Letters / Capitol / Hollywood 1945 / with The Dinning Sisters
Little Milton / So Blue (Without You) / Checker / Chicago 1969

set 3
George Benson / The George Benson Cookbook / Bossa Rocka / Columbia / 1966 
Johnny Griffin & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Ow! / Blues Up and Down / Reel to Real / live, The Penthouse Jazz Club, Seattle late spring 1962 
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Bulgin’ Eyes / Black & White / LA c. 9.46 
Lee Wiley / Down With Love / Shirmer / radio broadcast, “Eddie Condon Blue Network Show” #45, “Ritz Theater” aka Town Hall 3.31.45 / with the Eddie Condon Sextette  
Savannah Churchill / It’s Raining Down in Sunshine Lane / Manor / 12.48 / with the Four Tunes [aka The Sentimentalists]
Jimmy Witherspoon / Blue Spoon / The Time Has Come / Prestige / 2.20.64 

set 4
Lionel Hampton / Hamp and Getz / Gladys / Norgran / Hollywood 8.1.55 
Frankie Laine / It Only Happens Once / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #183 / Hollywood early 4.46 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman and The Vivien Garry Trio  
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Peggy Lee / Miss Wonderful / Take a Little Time to Smile / Decca / LA 1946 / band arranged & conducted by Sy Oliver 
The Dixie Hummingbirds / Christian’s Automobile / Peacock / Houston 1946 / lead vocal = Ira Tucker, Howard Carroll g

last soul song
Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers / Taylor Made Soul / Don’t Be Afraid / Gordy / Detroit 7.30.68 l

Friday, August 06, 2021

Rätt Tid, Rätt Rum – Fel Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 69

The lovely Dakota gets some Dutch midcentury modern camera work on Cherokee.

Coffeetime, August 6, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Minor Mode / Riverside / 11.18.59 
Blue Mitchell / Blue Soul / Nica’s Dream / Riverside / 9.28.59 
Clifford Brown / New Star on the Horizon / Cherokee / Blue Note / 8.28.53 
Abe Most Octet / Petrillo / Skylark / LA early 1950s / named for James Petrillo / Abe Most cl, Charlie Shavers t, Sid Cooper as, Boomie Richmond ts, Frank Potoker p, Tony Rizzi g, Sid Block b, Alvin Stoller d 
Anson Weeks & his Orchestra / Give Me Liberty or Give Me Love / Brunswick / San Francisco 9.25.33 / vocal = Bob Crosby
Etta Jones / Evil Gal Blues / Black & White / 12.29.44 / with Barney Bigard & his Orchestra 
Dakota Staton / More Than the Most! / I Could Make You Care / Capitol / 1959 / arranged & conducted by Sid Feller 

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

set 2
Pete Jolly / Little Bird / Never Never Land / Äva / Hollywood 11.62 & 1.63 / cover lettering and design by Bill Pate; illustration = Don Weller  
Don Byas Ree-Boppers / Laura / Blue Star / Paris 1.27.47 
Charlie Venturo [Ventura] Sextette / Ghost of a Chance / Sunset / LA 3.1.45  
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers / Black Bottom Stomp / Victor / Chicago 9.15.26 
Paul Specht Orchestra / Hittin’ the Ceiling / Columbia / London 5.13.29 / vocal = Johnny Morris & ensemble 
Lil Green / You’re Just Full of Jive / Bluebird / Chicago 7.23.41
Pee Wee Crayton / When It Rains, It Pours / Aladdin / LA 11.5.51 / PWC g, Austin McCoy p, Red Callendar b, Lee Young d
Anna-Lena Löfgren / Rätt Tid, Rätt Rum – Fel Man / Metronome / Stockholm 1965

set 3
Shirley Scott / The Definitive Jazz Scene Volume 3 [from same session as Everybody Loves a Lover] / Time After Time / Impulse! [unissued] / 9.21.64 
Red Garland / A Garland of Red / A Foggy Day / Prestige / 8.17.56 
Paul Quinichette / Pres Meets Vice Pres / No Time / EmArcy / 10.5.51 / PQ ts, Bill Doggett org, Freddie Green g, Jimmy Lewis b, Gus Johnson d
Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra / Give Me the Simple Life / Victor / c. 9.45 / vocal = Betty Barclay
Deep River Boys / Wrapped Up in a Dream / RCA Victor / 2.49
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé Swings Shubert Alley / Lonely Town / Verve / LA 1960 

set 4
Pete Jolly / Little Bird / Little Bird  / Äva / Hollywood 11.62 & 1.63 / cover lettering and design by Bill Pate; illustration = Don Weller  
Warne Marsh / Jazz of Two Cities / Lover Man / Imperial / LA 10.3.56 
King Cole Trio / Laura / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Blossom Dearie / Soon It’s Gonna Rain / CBS TV: The Danny Kaye Show / Hollywood 3.15.67 
Stars of Hope / Where Shall I Go? / Peacock / Houston early 1953

last soul song
Eleanore Mills / This Is Eleanore Mills / I’m Gonna Get You / Astroscope / 1974





Friday, July 30, 2021

I Got the Playlist in the Morning: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 68


Fear the wrath of teenagers…

Coffeetime, July 30, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Smithville / Later / Blue Note / 3.30.58 
Sonny Rollins / Newk’s Time / Asiatic Raes / Blue Note / 9.22.57 
Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra with Bix and Lang / Singin’ the Blues / Okeh / 2.4.27 / Library of Congress   
Bill Carlsen & the Wisconsin Roof Orchestra / Wob-Aly Walk / Broadway / 5.28 / vocal = Henry “Bubble” Reber
Lillie Mae [Kirkman] & the House Rockers / Lovin’ Man Blues / Miracle / 9.48
Sarah Vaughan / The Nearness of You / Snader Telescriptions Soundie / 1951 

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

set 2
Sam Rivers / Fuchsia Swing Song / Beatrice / Blue Note / 12.11.64 
Pepper Adams / Encounter! / Star-Crossed Lovers / Prestige / 12.11-12.68 
Frank Morgan / Frank Morgan / The Nearness of You / GNP [Gene Norman Presents] / Hollywood 3.31.55  
Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra / I Guess I’ll Have to Dream the Rest / radio transcription / 1941 / vocal = 3 Kaydets
Four Vagabonds / Four Buddies / Standard Transcription / Chicago 1943 
Carmen Miranda / Cuanto Le Gusta / from the Warner Brothers movie A Date With Judy / Hollywood 1948 
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / I Believe in You / Vee Jay / Hollywood 7.64 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan 

set 3
Duke Pearson / Honeybuns / Honeybuns / Atlantic / 5.25-26.65 
Grant Green / Grantstand / Green’s Greenery / Blue Note / 8.1.61 
Howard McGhee / Jefferson Jump / Sunset / Hollywood 1945 / Howard McGhee t, Willie Smith as, André Previn p, Les Paul g, Eddie Safranski b, Lee Young d 
Mills Brothers / Moanin’ for You / Decca / 2.20.35
Johnny Mercer / I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan / Capitol / Hollywood 5.26.46 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra; Buddy Cole p 
Louis Armstrong & Dave Brubeck / Summer Song / Columbia / 9.13.61 / Dave Brubeck p, Gene Wright b, Joe Morello d

set 4
Dave Brubeck / Time Out / Three to Get Ready / Columbia / 1959 
Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond / Gerry Mulligan – Paul Desmond Quartet / Line for Lyons / Verve / Hollywood 8.57 
Harry Babasin / Harry Babasin & the Jazz Pickers / Pee Wee / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / Blues for Someone / Capitol / Hollywood 11.11.47 
Betty Hutton / I Got the Sun in the Morning / soundtrack to MGM movie Annie Get Your Gun / Hollywood 1950 
Coleman Brothers / Where Shall I Be? / Decca / 3.21.44 

last soul song
Norman Connors & the Starship Orchestra / Wouldn’t You Like to See / Arista / 1978 / vocal = Eleanore Mills