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

Friday, June 21, 2019

Run to Playlist

Russ woos Constance
Coffeetime, June 21, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Shake / Prestige / 4.10.62
Wilbur Ware / The Chicago Sound / Latin Quarters / Riverside / 10.16.57
Charlie Mariano / Charlie Mariano / The Very Thought of You / Bethlehem / 7.11.55
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Where the Lazy Daisies Grow / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
Russ Columbo / Goodnight, Sweetheart / Victor / 10.9.31 / with Nat Shilkret & his Orchestra
Charles “Crown Prince” Waterford / Crown Prince Boogie / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Peggy Lee / Sugar ’n‘ Spice / Embrasse Moi  / Capitol / Hollywood 10.62 / orchestra conducted by Benny Carter

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

set 2
George Barnes & Carl Kress / Guitars Anyone? Why Not Start at the Top? / Blue Moon / Carney / 1963
John Graas / Jazz Studio Two / Darn That Dream / Decca / Hollywood 1954
Red Garland / Moodsville 6 / I’ll Never Stop Loving You / Prestige Moodsville 6 / 11.21.58
Alphonso Trent & his Orchestra / Louder and Funnier / Gennett / Richmond, Indiana 10.11.28 / vocal = Stuff Smith
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Look at Me Now / Capitol / Hollywood 1.6.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra with Connie Haines & the Pied Pipers
Lula Reed / Blue and Moody / Watch Dog / King / Cincinnati 2.6.54

set 3
Harold Mabern / Workin' & Wailin’ / Waltzing Westward / Prestige / 6.30.69
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / Typhoon / Mercury / 1947
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / For You / Victor / 1.20.41 / vocal =  Jo Stafford
Mel-O·Dots / Just How Long / Apollo / 3.17.52
Joe Mooney / Lush Life / Lush Life / Atlantic / 1958

set 4
Russ Freeman & Chet Baker / Quartet / Say When / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.6.56
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / Just in Time  / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18-19.58
King Cole & his Swing Trio / Falling In and out of Love / Excelsior / summer 1939
King Cole Trio / Beautiful Moons Ago / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Mabel Mercer / Mabel Mercer Sings / Run to Love / Decca / 1964
Zion Travelers / Just a Little Talk with Jesus; Lord Hold My Hand / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Barbara Lynn / Mix It Up Baby / Atlantic / 12.8.67

Friday, June 14, 2019

Playlist Gavotte

I like it, Una Mae!

Coffeetime, June 14, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Under Paris Skies / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Jazz Messengers!!!!! / I Hear a Rhapsody / Impuse! / 6.14.61
Danny Polo & his Swing Stars / Montparnasse Jump / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Durium Dance Band [Roy Fox & his Band] / Just Humming Along / Durium / London 5.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Charlie Singleton & his Band / Please Don’t Leave Me Here to Cry / Lee / 1951 / vocal = Jake Vaughn
Nancy Wilson / The George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson / All Night Long / Capitol / Hollywood 6.29.60

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Strikes / I Forgot to Remember / Prestige / 9.15.64
Rene Thomas / Guitar Groove / Ruby, My Dear / Jazzland / 9.7-8.60
King Cole Trio / I’m in the Mood for Love / McGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / After You’ve Gone (take 2) / radio, Associated Transcription No. 60 / 8.7.39
Una Mae Carlisle / I Would Do Anything for You / Vocalion / London 5.20.38
Ivory Joe Hunter / I Like It / King / Cincinnati 12.5.47
Dick Van Dyke / Songs I Like / Wives and Lovers / Command / Hollywood 1963

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk Swings, volume 1 / Cross Town / Crown / 1960
Jimmy Heath / Swamp Seed / Wall to Wall / Riverside / 3.11.63
Ray Linn’s Hollywood Swing Stars / Blop Blah / Atomic / Hollywood 11.45
Golden Gate Quartet / Ol’ Man River / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Don’t Fall Asleep / Bluebird / 3.3.40 / vocal = Pauline Byrne
Frank D’Rone / In Person / Teach Me Tonight / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Shelly Manne / My Fair Lady / Ascot Gavotte / Contemporary / LA 8.17.56
Contemporary / LA 10.2, 9, 16.56
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / Capitol / Hollywood 3.6.44
Burt Bacharach & Dusty Springfield / A House Is Not a Home / TV broadcast / Hollywood 6.70
Golden Gate Quartet / My Time Done Come / Okeh [unissued] / 3.25.42

last soulful song
The Masqueraders / How Big Is Big / Bell / 1970



Friday, June 07, 2019

When I Dream of Playlist

Just in time…I play Bobby!

Coffeetime, June 7, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night in Tunisia / Couldn’t It Be You? / Vik [unissued] / 3.13.57
Donald Byrd / Byrd’s Eye View / Hank’s Tune / Transition / Cambridge, MA 12.2.55
Fred Hartley & his Music / Little Old Lady / broadcast / London 9.11.38 / vocal = Gracie Fields
Camille Howard / I Ain’t Got the Spirit / Specialty / Hollywood 8.2.50
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Verve / LA 1.4.57

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

set 2
Teddy Edwards / Nothin’ But the Truth! / But Beautiful / Prestige / 12.13.66
Dupree Bolton / Laura / TV broadcast, Frankly Jazz TV series / LA 11.62 / master of ceremonies = Frank Evans
Gene Ammons / When I Dream of You / Prestige / 10.28.50
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Blue Orchids / HMV / 11.6.39 / vocal = Denny Dennis
Hadda Brooks / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / Modern / LA 1947
Paul Gayten / Ooh La La / Regal / New Orleans 1950
The Fascinators / Come to Paradise / Capitol / 1959

set 3
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Further Definitions / Cherry / Impulse! / 11.15.61
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin’ / Buck Jumpin’ / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60
Mills Brothers / Sweet Adeline / Decca / 1.24.39
Anita O’Day / Memories of You / Capitol [unissued?] / Hollywood 1.18.45 / with Lowell Martin & his Orchestra
Fred Astaire / Night and Day / Clef / LA 12.52

set 4
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / From All Sides / Ginza / Fantasy / San Fransisco 5.65
Herb Pomeroy Orchestra / Life Is a Many Splendored Gig / No One Will Room With Me / Roulette / 6.3, 4.57
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Ensemble / Little Old Lady [alt take] / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 12.22.53
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.28.44
The Charioteers / Ride, Red, Ride / transcription / 1942
Bobby Darin / Venice Blue / I Wanna Be Around / Capitol / Hollywood 1965
The Chosen Gospel Singers / What a Wonderful Sight / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
Daryl Hall & John Oates / Alone Too Long / RCA 1975

Friday, May 31, 2019

I’ll Gladly Make the Same Playlist Again

Eubie and Noble, dapper & joyful, from 1923!

Coffeetime, May 31, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Tribute to Brownie / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Clifford Brown / Chez Moi / Vogue / Paris 10.10.53
Red Nichols & his Five Pennies / On the Alamo [take 2] / Brunswick / 4.18.29
Bix Beiderbecke & his Orchestra / I Don’t Mind Walking in the Rain (When I’m Walking in the Rain with You) / Victor / 9.8.30 / vocal = Wesley Vaughn
Tina Dixon / Blow Mr. Be Bop / King / 1949 / with Gene Nero Sextet
Chris Connor / Chris / A Good Man Is a Seldom Thing / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane / Bags & Trane / The Night We Called It a Day / Atlantic / 1.15.59
Coleman Hawkins / At Ease with Coleman Hawkins / Trouble Is a Man / Prestige Moodsville / 1.29.60
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Wishing and Waiting / Vogue / Paris 4.15.50
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra / Jumpy Nerves / Bluebird / 4.26.39
Noble Sissle & his Orchestra / Kansas City Kitty / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 10.9.29
Georgie Auld with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires / Manhattan / On the Alamo / Coral / 1953
Helen Humes / ’Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do / Bill Bailey / Contemporary / LA 2.10.59

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Nights of Ballads and Blues / Groove Waltz / Impulse! / 3.4.63
Wayne Shorter / Introducing Wayne Shorter / Harry’s Last Stand / Vee Jay / 9.9.59
Bumps Myers Sextet / Memphis Hop / Selective / LA spring 1949
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Then I Shan’t Love You Anymore / Bluebird / 12.21.35 / vocal = Edythe Wright
The Basin Street Boys / Near to You / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson & his Orchestra
David Allyn / Chinero / Atomic / Hollywood early 1946 / with Frank Davenport & his Orchestra

set 4
Lennie Neihaus / Lennie Niehaus, Vol 5 / Thou Swell / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 11, 12.56
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / Crazy Rhythm / Riverside / 3.7.57
King Cole Trio / I’m Lost / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Dean Martin / I’ll Gladly Make the Same Mistake Again / Capitol / Hollywood 8.12.54
Southern Sons / Rock in a Weary Land / Trumpet / Jackson, MS 3.53

last soulful song
The Mad Lads / Come Closer to Me / Volt / Memphis 4.27.66



Friday, May 24, 2019

Painting the Playlist with Sunshine

Stand back, Diz… Helen’s got your number!

Coffeetime, May 24, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / Jamph / Riverside / 7.2-3.58
Hank Mobley / Monday Night at Birdland / There Will Never Be Another You / Roost / 5.10.55
Zack Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels / West End Blues / Champion / Richmond, IN 2.11.29
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Painting the Clouds with Sunshine / Decca / Chenil Galleries, Chelsea, London 12.31.29 / vocal = Lou Abelardo
Helen Humes / Be-Baba-Leba / Philo / LA 8.45 / with Bill Doggett Octet
Kay Starr / Leave Me a Memory or Two / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1948

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

set 2
Ike Quebec / Everything Happens to Me (long version) / Blue Note / 9.25.60
Shelly Manne / “The Three” & “The Two” / Everything Happens to Me / Contemporary / LA 9.14.54
Bernie Leighton  / Piano Contrasts / I See Your Face Before Me / EmArcy / 8.9.46
Jelly Roll Morton’s New Orleans Jazzmen  / West End Blues / Victor / 9.28.39
Lonnie Johnson & Victoria Spivey / Toothache Blues, Part 1 / Okeh / 10.17.28
Chuck Willis / Charged with Cheating / Okeh / 1.26.56

set 3
Freddie Hubbard / Here to Stay / Nostrand and Fulton / Blue Note / 12.27.62
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Tennis Bum’s Blues / Everest / 1960
The Emmett Berry Five / Byas’d Opinions / National / 8.31.44
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / The Hour of Parting / Brunswick / LA 7.30.37 / vocal = Boots Castle
The Four Vagabonds / Oh My Achin’ Heart / Apollo / 3.24.47
Dick Haymes / Moondreams / What’s New / Capitol / Hollywood 4.56

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin’ Along / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58
Gerry Mulligan & Stan Getz / Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi / Too Close for Comfort / Verve / LA 12.12.57
Connee Boswell / Blueberry Hill / Brunswick / 8.22.40 / with Harry Sosnik & his Orchestra
The Melodians / You Have Caught Me / Treasure Isle / Kingston,  Jamaica 1967
Golden West Singers / Jesus Is Everywhere / Ajax / San Francisco 1949

last soulful song
Brenda Holloway / ’Til Johnny Comes / Tamla [unissued] / 1967