Friday, November 27, 2020

Lovin’ (Brought Me into This Playlist): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 33

Celebrating Native Americans/Indigenous People: Oscar Pettiford, who was of Cherokee/Choctaw descent, here with Attila Zoller.

Coffeetime, November 27, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3 / Let’s / Blue Note / 2.2.57
Paul Gonsalves / Gettin’ Together / Hard Groove / Jazzland / 12.20.60 
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Cobb’s Idea / Decca / LA 9.9.46 
Isham Jones & his Orchestra / Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia / Victor / 8.17.32 / vocal = Eddie Stone 
Floyd Dixon & the Three Blazers / Lovin’ (Brought Me into This World) / Aladdin / Hollywood 12.15.50
Blossom Dearie / Blossom Dearie / Now at Last / Verve / 9.11 & 12.56 

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / Come Sunday / Prestige / 5.18.60 / piano solo 
Blue Mitchell / Out of the Blue / Missing You / Riverside / 1.5.59 
Count Basie & his All American Rhythm Section / Blues By Basie / Way Back Blues / Columbia / LA 7.24.42
Napoleon’s Emperors / Anything / Victor / 5.23.29 
Lee Wiley [Cherokee] Funny Little World / radio broadcast / 6.28.34 
Bing Crosby / I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Mildred Bailey [Coeur d’Alene] / You Started Something / Majestic / 10.47 / with Ellis Larkins Trio
Kay Starr [Iroquois] / Jazz Singer / (Ho Ho Ha Ha) Me Too / Capitol / Hollywood 1952

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / This Is for Albert / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62 
Oscar Pettiford [Cherokee/Choctaw] / Oscalypso / Bethlehem / 8.12.55 
J.J. Johnson / Birth of Bop, Vol. 3 / Riffette / Savoy / 12.24.47
Janette & The Four Vagabonds [aka Janette Davis] / You’ll Never Know / Standard transcription / 1943 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Swingin’ on Nothin’ / Victor / 7.15.41 / vocal = Sy Oliver & Jo Stafford 
Joe Derise / Joe Derise Sings / How Long Has This Been Going On? / Bethlehem / 3.10.55 

set 4
Curtis Counce / You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce / Mean to Me / Contemporary / LA 9.3.57 
Buddy Collette / Tanganyika / Wagnerous / Dig / Hollywood 10.11.56 
June Christy & the Kentones / Moonglow / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 Floyd Dixon with Eddie Williams & his Brown Buddies / You Need Me Now / Supreme / LA 11.49 / Mitchell (Tiny) Webb, g; Floyd Dixon, p; Eddie Williams, b; Ellis “Slow” Walsh, d 
Otis Rush / You Know My Love / Chess / Chicago 1960
Swanee Quintet / Well Done / Nashboro / Nashville 1953

last (thankful) soul song
The Lovelites / With Love from the Lovelites / I Don’t Want to Cry / Uni / LA 1970

Friday, November 20, 2020

Little Playlist with a Candy Cigar: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 32

James and Diz approach a dramatic musical conclusion.


Coffeetime, November 20, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley [1540] / Double Whammy / Blue Note / 11.25.56 
Chet Baker / The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker / Tommy Hawk / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 9.9.54 
Joe Loss & his Band / Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia / Edison / London 9.19.33 
Abe Lyman & his California Orchestra / Hullabaloo / Brunswick / LA 9.4.30
T-Bone Walker / She’s the No Sleepin’est Woman [alt] / Black & White / LA 12.18.47
Dakota Staton / Dynamic! / Invitation / Capitol / 1958

set 2
Dizzy Gillespie / Sittin’ In / Medley: I'm Thru with Love; Without a Word of Warning; Sweet Lorraine; Love Walked In; September Song / Verve / 6.26.57 
Vince Guaraldi / A Flower is Lovesome Thing… / Yesterdays / Fantasy / San Francisco 4.16.57 
Boswell Sisters / That’s How Rhythm Was Born / Brunswick / 9.11.33 
The Cabineers / Let the Party Go On / Decca / 12.11.40 
Ella Fitzgerald & the Ink Spots / Cow Cow Boogie (Cuma-ti-yi-yi-ay) / Decca 11.3.43 
The Solitaires / I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance / Old Town / 4.54 

set 3
Grant Green / Sunday Mornin’ / Tracin’ Tracy / Blue Note / 6.4.61 
Art Pepper / Smack Up / How Can You Lose / Contemporary / 10.24-25.60 
Charles Parker and his Orchestra / Relaxin’ with Lee / Clef / 6.6.50 / Dizzy Gillespie, tp; Charlie Parker, as; Thelonious Monk, p; Curley Russell, b; Buddy Rich, d
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Little Man with a Candy Cigar [Matt Dennis, Frank Killduff] / Victor / 2.7.41 / vocal = Jo Stafford 
The Deep River Boys / May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You / HMV / London 1951 --- Thanksgiving and THANKS-giving
Matt Dennis / Violets for Your Furs [Matt Dennis, Tom Adair] / TV broadcast, The Rosemary Clooney Show / Hollywood 6.1.57

set 4
Lee Konitz / Very Cool / Movin’ Around / Verve / 5.12.57 
Jimmy Raney / Jimmy Raney Visits Paris / Trés Chouette / Dawn / 2.10.54
June Christy & the Kentones / I’m Thrilled / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45
Golden Gate Quartet / Bones, Bones, Bones (Ezekiel in the Valley) / Columbia / 2.25.46

last (thankful) soul song
Barbara Acklin / Am I the Same Girl / Brunswick / Chicago 1968 



Friday, November 13, 2020

We’re Gonna Make It: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 31

Mr. Milton says WMBR’s listeners are number one!

Coffeetime, November 13, 2020, Angelynn Grant – Fundraising Show

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / No Room for Squares [alternate take] / Blue Note / 10.2.63
John Coltrane, Julian Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball & Coltrane / Grand Central / EmArcy / Chicago 2.3.59
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Mayreh / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Whispering Jack Smith / It All Depends on You / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 6.17.27 
Dinah Washington / Rich Man’s Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (including Oscar Moore) / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Exclusive / Hollywood 11.47
Ella Fitzgerald / [Twelve Nights in Hollywood] / I’m Glad There Is You / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / Tenderly / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Gene Ammons / Once in a While / Chess/Aristocrat / Chicago 2.28.49
Ukulele Ike (Cliff Edwards) / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Columbia / 7.3.28
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / NBC Reference Recording, transcription / 10.28.43 
Etta Jones / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J.C. Heard & his Orchestra
Dean Martin / Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket / Capitol / Hollywood 12.23.53
Doris Day / Hooray for Hollywood / Pennies from Heaven / Columbia / LA 1958

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Wayning Moments / Powder Keg [take 5] / Vee Jay / Chicago 1962
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Lost & Found / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
King Cole Trio / With Plenty of Money and You / Standard transcription / 10.38
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / With Plenty of Money and You (Oh Baby What I Couldn’t Do) / Brunswick / 10.26.36 / vocal = Skinny Ennis
The Toppers / If Money Grew on Trees / Savoy / 1944
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47
June Christy & the Kentones / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45
Basin Street Boys / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Jimmy Witherspoon / Evenin’ Blues / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Prestige / LA 8.15.64 

set 4
Sonny Clark / [Standards] / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Blue Note / 11.16.58
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Contemporary / LA 3.28.59
Bing Crosby / Pennies from Heaven / Decca / Hollywood 7.24.36 / with George Stoll & his Orchestra
Peggy Lee / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 6.11.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Bobby Blue Bland / Turn On Your Love Light / Duke / Chicago 1961
Bobby Darin / That’s All / That’s All / Atco / LA 12.19.58
Swan Silvertones / End of My Journey / My Rock / Vee-Jay / 1957

last (thankful) soul song
Little Milton / We’re Gonna Make It / Checker / Checker 2.16.65

Friday, November 06, 2020

You Can’t Lose With the Playlist I Use

Lovely Nellie Lutcher & her Rhythm tell the world about blue skies.

Coffeetime, November 6, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Billy Mitchell / A Little Juicy / Little Juicy / Smash / 8.1 & 6.63 
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Black Hawk, volume 4 / Cabu / Contemporary / Black Hawk, San Francisco 9.24.59 
Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra [aka Annette Hanshaw & her Sizzlin’ Syncopators] / My Inspiration Is You / Velvet Tone / 11.8.28 
Joe Morris Orchestra / Sneaking Around / Decca / 10.28.49 
Jo Stafford / Autumn in New York / Sometimes I’m Happy / Capitol / Hollywood 11.45 

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

set 2
Sonny Criss / Go Man! / Memories of You / Imperial / 7.10.56
Ron Crotty / Modern Music from San Francisco / The Night We Called It a Day / Fantasy / San Francisco 8.55 
Quintette du Hot Club de France / In a Sentimental Mood / HMV / Paris 4.26.37 / Stephane Grappelli, vln; Django Reinhardt, solo, g; Marcel Bianchi &, Pierre “Baro” Ferret, g; Louis Vola, b 
Fats Waller / You Can’t Be Mine and Somebody Else’s Too / live at The Yacht Club, NYC 10.14.38
Dick Powell / Lulu’s Back in Town / Brunswick / 6.21.35 / for the movie Broadway Gondolier 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / Toodle-oo / Capitol / Hollywood 11.28.47
Aretha Franklin / Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Columbia / 12.19.60 

set 3
Sonny Criss / Up, Up and Away / Sunny / Prestige / 8.18.67 
Jimmy Smith / Jimmy Smith Plays Fats Waller / Honeysuckle Rose / Blue Note / 1.23.62 
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Little Black Book / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 4.13.50
Mills Brothers / Lulu’s Back in Town / Decca / 10.28.35
The Merry Macs / Let’s Sing a Song about Susie / V-Disc 356A / Hollywood 1944
Al Hibbler / As Time Goes By / Clef / 9.30.53 / read about and listen to bassist Llyod Trotman  

set 4
Dave Brubeck / Dave Digs Disney / So This Is Love / Columbia / summer 1957 
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Lulu’s Back in Town / Everest / 1960
Nellie Lutcher & her Rhythm / My Mother’s Eyes / Capitol / Hollywood 1959
Peggy Lee / Save Your Sorrow for Tomorrow / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 4.4.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four 
Anthony Newley / Who Can I Turn To / Sweet Beginning / RCA / 1965
Original Soul Revivers / Lord, I’ve Done You Wrong / Mryl / Ferriday, LA 1961

last soulful song
Ann Sexton / The Beginning / You Can’t Lose With the Stuff I Use / Sound Stage 7 / Muscle Shoals 1977





Friday, October 30, 2020

Playlist, Toujours, Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 29

Which is more tempting to me: her coat or his guitar!

Coffeetime, October 30, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Buhaina’s Delight / Moon River / Blue Note / late 1961 
Horace Silver / Blowin’ the Blues Away / Break City / Blue Note / 8.29.59 
Fats Waller / Monday Morning / live at The Yacht Club, NYC 10.14.38 
Chick Webb & his Orchestra / Imagination / Columbia / 5.9.34 / vocal = Chuck Richards 
Percy Mayfield / Advice (For Men Only) / Specialty [unreleased take 1] / Hollywood 4.23.53 / Maxwell Davis on tenor saxophone
Anita O’Day / Waiter, Make Mine Blues / Whatever Happened to You? / Verve / LA 1961 

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

set 2
Tate Houston / Bone & Bari / Again / Blue Note / 8.4.57 
Duke Pearson / Profile / I’m Glad There Is You / Blue Note / 10.25.59 
Tab Smith, His Fabulous Alto & Orchestra / A Cottage for Sale / United / Chicago 2.26.52 
Sophie Tucker / Fifty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong / Okeh / 4.15.27 / with Miff Mole’s Molers
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Dinner For One Please, James / Brunswick / 12.13.35 / vocal = Maxine Grey & Skinny Ennis
The Ravens / Mam’selle / Okeh / 3.29.51
Mitzi Gaynor / South Pacific soundtrack / Dîtes-Moi / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958
Sammy Davis Jr / When the Feeling Hits You / L’Amour Toujours L’Amour / Reprise / Las Vegas (“recorded wild in…”) 4.30.64 / with Sam Butera & the Witnesses

set 3
Ike Quebec / Heavy Soul / Acquitted / Blue Note / 11.26.61 
Milt Jackson / Plenty, Plenty Soul / Blues at Twilight / Atlantic / 1.5 & 7.57 
George Wallington / Leonard Feather Presents Bop / Shaw Nuff / Mode / 1957
Jack Jackson & his Orchestra / A Lonely Singing Fool / HMV / London 10.2.34 / vocal = Alberta Hunter
The Cats & the Fiddle / Public Jitterbug No. 1 / Bluebird / Chicago 12.7.39 
Jean Sablon / Un Seul Couvert, Please James / Columbia / Paris 3.11.36

set 4
Red Norvo / Red Norvo Quintet… Naturally / Lullaby of Birdland / Rave Records / Hollywood 3.2.57 
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Sextet / Jay’s Tune / Mode / LA 6.57 
Three Flames / Nicholas (Don’t Be So Ridiculous) / Columbia / 1947
Peggy Lee / I Only Have Eyes for You / Snader Telescriptions soundie / Hollywood 1950 / with the Dave Barbour Quartet  
Patti Drew / I’ve Been Here All the Time / Fever / Capitol / Hollywood 1969
The Coleman Brothers / Rock My Soul; Run On for a Long Time / radio broadcast, The CBS Hootenanny Show 3.10.47 

last soulful song
Aaron Neville / Let’s Live / Minit / New Orleans 1961

Friday, October 23, 2020

With the Wind and the Playlist in Your Hair: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 28

Mr. Griffin & Mr. Washington go mad for plaid!

Coffeetime, October 23, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Jazz in Camera / Bande I / unissued movie soundtrack / Paris 7.1958 
Johnny Griffin / The Kerry Dancers / Hush-A-Bye / Riverside / 12.21.61 
Bill Harris & his Septet / Characteristically B.H. / Keynote / 1946 
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / I’m Lonely Without You / Victor / 5.26.26 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Sherman Brooks & the Blue Tones / Cool Daddy’s Blues / CoCo Records / LA 1957
Mavis Rivers / Hooray for Love / In Love in Vain / Capitol / Hollywood late summer 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Jack Marshall

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

set 2
Bobby Hutcherson / Happenings / Bouquet / Blue Note / 2.8.66 
Cal Tjader / A Night at the Blackhawk / I Hadn’t Anyone Till You / Fantasy / live, Blackhawk, San Francisco 1959 
Red McKenzie & his Rhythm Kings / I’m Building Up to an Awful Let-Down / Decca / 1.20.36 
The Three Peppers [Roy Branker, Bob Bell, Walter Williams] / One Potato / Gotham / Philadelphia 12.1.48
Peggy Lee / A Cottage for Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four Of A Kind and Buddy Cole on celeste! 
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story #3 / No Strings (I’m Fancy Free) / Clef / Hollywood 12.52 / Oscar Peterson on celeste! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Astaire_Story

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Main Stem / Tangerine / Prestige / 8.25.61 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Stem_(album)
Kenny Burrell / A Night at the Vanguard / Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ / Argo / live, Village Vanguard 9.16.59 
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / The Blues Are Brewin’ / Columbia / Chicago 12.12.46
The Robins / If I Didn’t Love You So / Savoy / LA 12.1.49 
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Ev’ry Time / Bethlehem / 11.22.55 

set 4
Don Elliott / Mellophone / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / Bethlehem / 1.19.55 
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Four Winds Blow / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Collette%27s_Swinging_Shepherds
Jimmy Raney / Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer / The Flag Is Up / ABC-Paramount / summer 56 
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Skin Em Back / Decca / 3.1.39 
Dinah Washington / Dinah! / A Cottage for Sale / EmArcy / 1.12.55 / with Hal Mooney Orchestra
The Alphabetical Four / Rock My Soul / Decca / 1.25.40

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / That Girl / Tamla / fall 1981

Friday, October 16, 2020

I Whistle a Happy Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 27

Bad posture, beautiful music, Mr.Evans.

Coffeetime, October 16, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderly / Somethin’ Else / Bangoon / Blue Note / 3.9.58 
Howard McGhee / Music from “The Connection” / Who Killed Cock Robin? / Felsted / 6.13.60 
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Sono / Capitol Transcription / 3.28.46 item_code=8.120812&catNum=120812&filetype=About%20this%20Recording&language=English
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / The Gentleman Obviously Doesn’t Believe (In Love) / Victor / 7.9.35
Marion Abernathy & The Buddy Banks Orchestra / Ink Splink / Melodisc / LA 1945 
Toni Harper / Toni / Like Someone in Love / Verve / LA 12.29.55 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Waltz for Debby / My Foolish Heart (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / Riverside / live, Village Vanguard 6.25.61 
Stanley Turrentine / Up at Minton’s, Volume 2 / Come Rain or Come Shine / Blue Note / live, Minton’s Playhouse 2.23.61 
Stéphane Grappelli / The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) / Black Lion / Denham, England 3.19.73 / Alan Clare, piano
Bing Crosby & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca / Hollywood 7.26.44
Jesse Price & his Orchestra / Sweet Man Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 8.46
The Starlighters / I Whistle a Happy Tune / Capitol / Hollywood 1951
The Spaniels / Automobiles / Vee-Jay [unreleased] / 8.27.59 

set 3
David “Fathead” Newman / Straight Ahead / Night of Nisan / Atlantic / 12.21.60 
Kenny Dorham / Quiet Kenny / Mack the Knife / New Jazz / 11.13.59 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / Sauterne Special / Capitol / Hollywood 11.21.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Can’t Face the Music (Without Singin’ the Blues) / Decca / 3.15.38 / vocal = June Richmond 
The Three Sharps and A Flat / I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman, Ned Washington) / Decca / 1.18.39 
Jackie Paris / That Paris Mood / A Cottage for Sale / Coral / 1954

set 4
Herb Ellis / Nothing But the Blues / Patty Cake / Verve / Hollywood 10.11.57 
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / Love for Sale / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 6.30.59 
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Vol. 2 / Jeru / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 4.29 & 30.53 
June Christy & the Kentones / I Got a Guy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45 / with Dave Barbour on guitar
Andrew Tibbs / I Made a Mistake / M-Pac / 10.65 
Golden Gate Quartet / Atom and Evil / Columbia / 1946

last soulful song
Joshie Jo Armstead / I Got the Vibes / The Gospel Truth / 1973