Friday, August 11, 2006

Softly as a Summer Playlist

Coffeetime, August 11, 2006

bed
Red Garland / A Garland of Red / Prestige / 8.17.56

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Ready for Freddie / Arietis [CD bonus alternate take] / Blue Note / 8.21.61
Max Roach / Max Roach + 4 & More / This Time the Dream's On Me / EmArcy / 12.20.57
Sy Oliver & his Orch / Slow Burn / MGM / 1.9.47 / check out Sy's autobiographical essay
Harry Roy & his Orch / Avalon / London 1930s / vocals = Harry Roy & ?
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm / Ain't Misbehavin' / HMV / London 8.21.38
Joe Alexander's Highlanders / Ditch Diggin Daddy / Atlas / late 40s / vocal = Clarence Williams
Dakota Staton / Dakota at Storyville / It's the Talk of the Town / Capitol /live at Storyville, Boston late 50s, early 60s

set 2
Jon Eardley / Jon Eardley 7 / On the Minute / Prestige /1.13.56 / with wacky cover design by Gil Melle
Bill Evans / Moon Beams / It Might As Well Be Spring / Riverside / 6.5.62
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Get Up / Decca / 3.1.39
Etta Jones / Salty Papa Blues / Black & White / 12.29.44 / with Barney Bigard & his Orch
Ray Charles / Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand / Swing Time / LA 1951
Georgia Carr / Rocks in My Bed / Sweet Secret Street / Vee-Jay / 1964

set 3
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / Sometimes I'm Happy / Blue Note / 2.26.58
Lester Young / I've Found a New Baby / Clef / LA spring 1946
Maxine Sullivan / It was a Lover and his Lass / RCA / 3.1.38 / with Claude Thornhill & his Orch
Earlington "Sonny Til" Tilghman & The Orioles / Would You Still Be the One in My Heart / Jubilee /2.50
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Looking for a Boy / Bethlehem / 11.2.55

set 4
Harold Land / Harold in the Land of Jazz / Speak Low / Contemporary / LA 1.13.58
Coleman Hawkins & his Orch / What is There to Say? / Capitol / LA 3.2.45
Georgie Auld & his Orch / Sweetheart of All My Dreams / Musicraft / 2.7.45 / vocal = Patti Powers
Johnny Adams / I Won't Cry / Ric / New Orleans spring 1959
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 / Fool on the Hill / Laia Ladaia /A&M / Hollywood 1968
Hightower Brothers / Finally Made It In / Nashboro / Nashville 1960

final soul song
Jimmy Cliff / Wonderful World, Beautiful People / Hello Sunshine / A&M / Jamaica 1970