Thursday, June 09, 2005

I Can’t Dance, I Got Ants in My Blog!

Coffeetime, June 9, 2005

bed

Bucky Pizzarelli / Solo Flight / Stash / 1981 & 1986

set 1
Kenny Burrell - Jimmy Raney Septet / 2 Guitars / Pivot / Prestige / 3.5.57
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Strikes / Reminiscent / Prestige / 9.15.64
Coleman Hawkins & his Orch / Rocky Comfort / Okeh / 8.9.40
Fred Elizalde & his Music / Crazy Rhythm / UK Brunswick / London 11..16.28
Noel Coward / A Room with a View / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 4.25.28 / Orch conducted by Carroll Gibbons
The Sparrows / I’m Gonna Do That Woman In / unreleased Joe Davis track / 10.10.53 / lead vocal = Joseph “Rocky” Washington
Rhonda Fleming / Rhonda / Baby, Baby All the Time / Columbia / 10.17.57 / with Frank Comstock & his Orch

set 2
Jimmy Smith / Softly As a Summer Breeze / These Foolish Things / Blue Note / 2.26.58
Gerry (The Wig) Wiggins / Relax and Enjoy It ! / One for My Baby / Contemporary / 1961
Stanley Turrentine / Stan “The Man” Turrentine / Time After Time / Time / 1959
Les Paul Trio / Dark Eyes / V-Disc / mid-40s
Henry “Red” Allen & his Orch / You Might Get Better (But You’ll Never Get Well) / Victor / 2.18.30 / vocal = Will Johnson
The Jones Boys Sing Band / Sweet Georgia Brown / from the Tex Avery cartoon The Isle of Pingo Pongo / WB / 1938 / The Sing Band was comprised of members The Five Jones Boys plus The Four Blackbirds (minus their female vocalist, Geraldine Harris) with Oscar Moore on guitar; look for their great musical short that is sometimes played on Turner Classic Movies; Steve Gibson’s Red Caps was formed from members of The Sing Band
Pauline & her Perils (aka The Six Hits & a Miss) / Don’t Let That Moon Get Away / Standard/Keynote transcription / 4.39 / backed by the King Cole Trio with Nat King Cole on celeste (whee!)
Danny Kaye / Danny Kaye for Children / I’m Late / Decca /1959

set 3
Barney Kessl / Feeling Free / Blues Up, Down & All Around / Contemporary / 2.13.69
Bennie Green Septet / Trombone by Three [originally issued as a 78) / Whirl-a Licks / Prestige / 10.5.51
Sara Martin and Clarence Williams Blue Five / Take Your Black Bottom Outside / Okeh / 4.9.27
Bing Crosby / The Waiter & the Porter & the Upstairs Maid / Decca / LA 5.26.41 / with Mary Martin and Jack Teagarden & his Orch
Savannah Churchill and The Four Tunes / The Devil Sat Down and Cried / Arco (Manor) / 6.50
Amos Milburn / I’ll Be True / Aladdin / LA 4.9.56
Quarteto Em Cy (The Girls from Bahia in the US) / ¡Revolucion Con Brasilia! / WB / Sunny Side of the Street / 1964 (1967?)

set 4
Marty Paich Quartet / The Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper / Pitfall / Tampa / LA 8, 9.56
Quincy Jones / Go West, Young Man / Be My Guest / ABC-Paramount / 2.57
Ernie Morris / In The Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants) / Pathé Marconi / Paris 4.23.35
Etta James / You Got It / Cadet (single) / Muscle Shoals, Alabama 8.68
Sammy Davis Jr / If I Ruled the World / Ten Out of Ten / Reprise / LA 1965 / watch clips of Sammy Davis Jr on his official site…cool
Rugged Cross Singers of Baltimore, Maryland / Try God / Gotham / 1955

last soul song
The Enjoyables / ’Bout My Baby / Capitol (unreleased) / 9.11.64