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

Friday, July 26, 2019

Woman with a Playlist

Hey Fred: After you, no one.
Coffeetime, July 26, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hampton Hawes / For Real! / I Love You / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Freddie Hubbard / Goin’ Up Up Up / Asiatic Raes / Blue Note / 11.6.60
Irving Mills & his Hotsy Totsy Gang / Loved One (first take) / Vocalion / 6.6.30
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Washington and Lee Swing / Brunswick 9.28.28 / vocal = ensemble
Gene Kardos & his Orchestra / My Extraordinary Gal / Victor / 4.7.32 /  vocal = Dick Robertson
Walter Brown / The Search / Peacock / Houston 1951 / with Jay McShann’s Orchestra
Anita O’Day / Pick Yourself Up / Man with a Horn / Verve / LA 12.19.56

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Jodi / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Modern Jazz Quartet / Concorde / Gershwin Medley: Soon; For You, For Me, Forevermore; Love Walked In; Our Love Is Here to Stay / Prestige / 7.2.55
Ernie Morris / In the Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
King Cole Trio / Harlem Sandman / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.12.44 / vocal = Ida James
Carl Campbell / Going Down to Nashville / Freedom / Houston 1.12.50
Kay Starr / Movin’ On Broadway! / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Art Farmer / Meet the Jazztet / Mox Nix / Argo / 2.6, 9, 10.60
Jimmy Smith / Crazy Baby! / When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Blue Note / 1.4.60
Brew Moore & his Playboys / More Brew / Savoy / 10.22.48
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / Brunswick / 3.8.32
Allen Miller & his Orchestra / Rosie the Riveter  / Hit / 1943
Frank Sinatra / Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Reprise / LA 1967

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Fusion! / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Riverside / 4.19.63
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Nevertheless / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Fred Astaire / After You, Who? / Columbia / Hollywood 5.23.33
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Patti Page / In the Land of Hi Fi / Nevertheless / EmArcy / Hollywood 5.8.56 / with Pete Rugulo & his Orchestra
The Four Internes / Home Again / King / Cincinnati 6.52

last soulful song
The Five Stairsteps / Oooh, Baby Baby / Windy C / Chicago 1967

Friday, July 19, 2019

Playlist and Such

Billie, all pretty, on British TV.
Coffeetime, July 19, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Sonny’s Crib / Speak Low / Blue Note / 9.1.57
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Sonny’s Crip / Time / 3.23.60
Danny Polo Trio / You Made Me Love You / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Lonesome and Sorry / Victor / 4.23.26 / vocal = Carl Mathieu & James Stanley
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How Long Must I Wait for You? / Decca / 7.16.45
Billie Holiday / Music for Torching / It Had to Be You / Clef / LA 8.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / The Tender Gender / If Someone Had Told Me / Cadet / 4.66
Jackie McLean / The Jackie McLean Quintet / Lover Man / Jubilee / 10.21.55
Joe Venuti / Lady Be Good / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show / LA 1952-53 season (when Venuti was a regular)
Lonnie Johnson / 6/88 Glide / Okeh [unreleased] / St. Louis 10.27
The Spirits of Rhythm / That’s What I Hate About Love / Brunswick / 9.14.34
Judy Garland & ensemble / March of the Doagies / outtake from movie The Harvey Girls / Hollywood 2.17.45
Lonnie Sattin / In Brazil Sings Bossa Nova Warm and True / Caravan / Scepter / LA 1963

set 3
Bennie Green / Walking Down / Walkin’ / Prestige / 5.29.56
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith / Stuff and Such / transcription / 1945
Ink Spots / Don’t Let Old Age Creep Upon You / Decca / 2.5.37
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / The Things You Are / Regis / Chicago 2.45 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Speak Low / Bethlehem / 11.2.55

set 4
Chet Baker / Big Band / Darn That Dream / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.26.56
Curtis Counce / You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce / Strangers in Paradise / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Bobby “Blue” Bland / You Got Me (Where You Want Me) / Duke / Chicago 1958
Alphabetical Four / I Just Can’t Help From Crying Sometimes / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Young, Gifted and Black / Day Dreaming / Atlantic / Miami 1972



Friday, July 12, 2019

You Broke My Playlist

Phineas with new angles on Jazz Scene USA.

Coffeetime, July 12, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Whistle Stop / Sunset / Blue Note / 1.15.61
Sonny Clark / Dial “S” for Sonny / Bootin’ It / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Harry James & his Orchestra / Rose Room / radio transcription / mid-1940s
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Perhaps / Victor / 8.20.29
Snub Mosley & his Band / Swampland / Decca / 10.21.41 / vocal = The Tampa Boys (Reese & Stiles)
Ella Fitzgerald / Because of Rain / Decca / 3.27.51

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

set 2
Joe Wilder / Wilder ’n’ Wilder / Darn That Dream / Savoy / 1.19.56
Hal McKusick / East Coast Jazz 8 / Lullaby for Leslie / Bethlehem / 2.17.55
Don Byas / Worried and Blue / Savoy / 7.28.44
The Ramblers / Who’s Sorry Now? / Decca / London 5.22.33
Gil Rodin & his Orchestra / If I Could Be With You / Crown / c. 9.30 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Chuck Willis / You Know You Don’t Love Me (You Broke My Heart) / Okeh [unissued] / 11.19.52
The Dinning Sisters / Songs by the Dinning Sisters / Baby, We’re Through / Somerset / 1959 / vocal = Jean Dinning & unknown

set 3
Phineas Newborn Jr / The Artistry of Phineas Newborn Jr / Newport Blues / Atlantic / 5.3, 4.56
Sonny Criss / Go Man! / Summertime / Imperial / LA 7.56
Charlie Parker / Groovin’ High / Savoy / live, Royal Roost 2.19.49
The Smoothies / Ooh What You Said / Victor / 12.19.39
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / It’s Been a Long, Long Time / King / 6.28.51 / vocal = Melvin Moore & Annisteen Allen
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story  / I’ve Got My Eyes on You / Clef / Hollywood 12.52

set 4
Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca / The Brothers! / Blixed / RCA Victor / 6.25.55
Joe Newman / Joe Newman with Woodwinds / Star Eyes / Roulette / 1958
Johnny Smith / Moonlight in Vermont / Sometimes I’m Happy / Roost [unissued] / 11.52
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42
King Cole Trio / My Lips Remember Your Kisses / Premier / Hollywood  11.2.43
Pearl Bailey / Here Come the Girls! / Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night / Verve / 1956
The Soul Stirrers / Someday Somewhere / Specialty [unedited track] / 2.22.52

last soulful song
Kim Weston / Feel Alright Tonight / Tamla / Detroit 1964

Friday, July 05, 2019

Playlist of the Night Child

Hildegarde, looking, darling, assez piquant dans une halter dress.

Coffeetime, July 5, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Jones / Bluebird / Wine and Brandy / Savoy / 11.1.55
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Music for Lighthousekeeping / Love Me or Levey / Contemporary / LA 10.2, 9, 16.56
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be / V-Disc 315B / 11.9.43
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / She’s My Secret Passion / Victor / 2.12.39 / vocal = Donald King
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / I Can’t See for Lookin’ / Decca / 5.26.44 / vocal = Judy Carol
Dinah Washington / You Don’t Know What Love Is / EmArcy / 3.15.55

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

set 2
Duke Pearson / Dedication! / Time After Time / Prestige / 8.2.61
Lee Morgan / Candy / Since I Fell for You / Blue Note / 11.18.57
Dick Hyman / Conversation Piece / I’ll Follow My Secret Heart / Proscenium / 1956
Nat Brandwynne & his Stork Club Orchestra / Take My Heart / Brunswick / 5.25.36 / vocal = Buddy Clark
King Cole Trio / F.D.R. Jones / Standard transcription / LA 10.38
T-Bone Walker / Through with Women / Imperial / LA 12.51
Los Cariñosos / Vamo A Cuba / Baila Rock and Roll / Vik / Mexico, c. 1958

set 3
Kenny Burrell / Bluesy Burrell / Out of This World / Prestige Moodsville / 9.14.62
Carmell Jones / Jay Hawk Talk / Dance of the Night Child / Prestige / 5.8.65
John Hardee Swingtet / Idaho / Blue Note / 2.28.46
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Darn That Dream / Columbia / 1.3.40 / vocal = Mildred Bailey
The Orioles / Forgive and Forget / Jubilee / 9.25.49
Herb Jeffries / Say It Isn’t  So / (I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance / Bethlehem / LA 1956

set 4
Stan Getz / With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida / Once Again (Outra Vez) / Verve / 6.63
Buddy Collette & his Swinging Shepherds / At the Cinema / The Trolley Song / Mercury / LA 1959
Hildegarde [Loretta Sell]  / Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup / Columbia / 1935 / with Carroll Gibbons
King Cole Trio / I’m Thru with Love / Capitol / Hollywood 5.19.45
Sammy Davis Jr / At the Cocoanut Grove / What Kind of Fool Am I / Reprise / Ambassador Hotel, LA 12.14.62 / with The Dick Stabile Orchestra http://members.ozemail.com.au/~lindenbrae/sdj/sessions-live.html
Dixie-aires [aka Dixieaires] / I Got To Stand / Exclusive / LA 2.49

last soulful song
Kool & the Gang / Take My Heart / De-Lite / 1981