Thursday, January 26, 2006

Roar of the Playlist

Coffeetime, January 26, 2006

bed
Red Garland / Red Garland's Piano / Prestige / 12.14.56 & 3.22.57

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quintet / Wham and They're Off / Blue Note / 3.9.57
Jay Jay Johnson / The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, volume 2 / Old Devil Moon / Blue Note / 9.24.54
Billy Kyle's Big Eight / HRS Bounce / HRS / fall 1946
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orch / June in January / Victor / 10.5.34 / vocal = Joey Nash /
Cleo Brown / Who'll Chop Your Suey? / Hollywood Hotshots / Hollywood 1936
Cats & the Fiddle / Thursday Evening Swing / Bluebird / 6.27.39
Julie London / Julie is Her Name / Easy Street / Liberty / 12.55

set 2
Jazz at the Philharmonic / I Can't Get Started / Mercury? / "Carnegie Hall," (?) NYC 5.27.46
Lee Sims / Home on the Range / Brunswick / 10.16.33
Wolverine Orchestra / Big Boy / Gennett / 10.8.24
Bing Crosby / It's Easy to Remember / Decca / Hollywood 2.21.35 / with George Stoll & his Orch, The Rhythmettes & Three Shades of Blue
The Nicholas Brothers / Keep a Twinkle in Your Eye / London 9.15.36 / Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1936
Mamie Ree [Jenkins] / No Need of Acting Like That / Combo / LA mid 50s / with the Gus Jenkins & Young Woolf Band
Anthony Newley / Who Can I Turn To / Feeling Good / RCA / 1965

set 3
Leo Wright / Suddenly the Blues / Tali / Atlantic / 1962
Gerry Wiggins / Relax and Enjoy It / Just Squeeze Me & Satin Doll / Contemporary / 1962
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Battle of the Mass / Gotham (?) / Philadelphia (?) 1950
The Three Keys / I've Found a New Baby / Vocalion / 9.8.33
Jo Stafford / Embraceable You / Capitol / 9.26.41 / with Tommy Dorsey & his Orch (Ork!) and the Pied Pipers
Yves Montand / En Ballade / Ma Gosse, Ma P'tite Mome / Odeon [Columbia] / Paris 1954 / with Bob Castella et Ses Rthymes

set 4
Marty Paich / Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper / Sidewinder / Tampa / 2.20.57
Pete & Conte Candoli / Jazz Horizons (Bell, Book and Candoli) / Boulevard of Broken Dreams / Dot / 1959
Harry James & his Orch / Moanin' Low / Columbia / 1.23.54
Ella Fitzgerald & her V Disc Boys / I'll See You in My Dreams / V Disc / 10.12.45
The Dells / It's Not Unusual / Vee-Jay / 2.19.65
Tom Jones / I (Who Have Nothing) / What the World Needs Now / Parrot / 1970
Highway QC's / Jesus is Waiting / I'll See Jesus too / Vee-Jay / 1960

last soul song
Wilson Pickett / In the Midnight Hour / Come Home Baby / Atlantic / 11.13.64

Thursday, January 19, 2006

On the Sunny Side of a Playlist

Coffeetime, January 19, 2006

bed
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Prestige / 11.27.58

set 1
Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mr. Clean / Prestige / 1.23.62
Teddy Charles / Flyin' Home: Salute to Hamp / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Bethlehem / 1958
Sy Oliver & his Orch / Scotty / MGM / 8.8.47
Duke Ellington & his Orch / Cotton Club Stomp (take B) / Brunswick / 4.22.30
Turner Layton / I Get Along Without You Very Well / radio transcripton? / 7.8.39
Eddie Miller's Orch aka Jesse Price & his Blues Band / Blue Book Boogie / Capitol / LA 3.20.47
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings The Gershwin Song Book / Lorelei / Verve / LA 7.15.59

set 2
Hank Mobley / A Slice of the Top / There's a Lull in My Life / Blue Note / 3.18.66
James Moody / Flue 'n the Blues / Easy Living / Argo / 1956
George Shearing / And The Montgomery Brothers / Double Deal / Jazzland / LA 10.9-10.61
Fletcher Henderson & his Orch / Grand Terrace Rhythm / Victor / Chicago 5.23.36
Tallulah Bankhead / Don't Tell Him What Happened to Me / Bluebird (?) / 11.14.30 / with Red Norvo & his Orch / note a good wikipedia.org entry on Tallulah
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / I Want a Man (Who's Gonna Do Right) / Queen / 12.20(?).45
Ann Cole / Each Day / Baton / 11.56 /

set 3
Gigi Gryce / The Rat Race Blues / Strange Feelin' / New Jazz / 6.7.60
Charlie Parker / Jazz Perennial / The Bird / Clef / 2.10.49 / Charlie Parker (as) Hank Jones (p) Ray Brown (b) Shelly Manne (d)
The Dinning Sisters / Do You Love Me / Capitol / 1946
Harlem Stars (Big Mama Thornton) / All Right Baby / E&W Records / Houston late 40s
Les McCann / Les McCann Sings / Since I Fell for You / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.61 / with orch arranged & directed by Gerald Wilson

set 4
Jimmy Raney / A / A Foggy Day / Prestige / 3.8.55
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Knights at the Castle / Dawn / 2.3.56
Maxine Sullivan / Love Me Sooner / transcription / 8 or 9.38 / with the King Cole Swingsters
Little Milton / Somebody Told Me / Sun / Memphis 7.28.53
Anita O'Day / Cool Heat / The Way You Look Tonight / Verve / 4.6-8.59
The Original Gospel Harmonettes / Oh My Lord / Specialty / 7.25.52 / featuring Dorothy Love Coates

last soul song
Curtis Mayfield / Curtis/Live! / We're a Winner / Curtom / recorded live at the Bitter End 1.71

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Can we talk it over...this playlist, that is

Coffeetime, January 12, 2006

bed
Barney Kessel / People // George Van Eps / The Man I Love

set 1
Dexter Gordon / Doin' Allright / For Regulars Only [CD bonus alt take] / Blue Note / 5.6.61
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Shake / Prestige / 4.10.62 /
Bob Cooper / Coop!: The Music of Bob Cooper / 4th Variation: Saturday Dance / Contemporary / LA 8.27.57
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orch / Sowing Wild Notes / transcription (radio?) / early 1942
California Ramblers / When the Moon Shines in Coral Gables / Edison Diamond Disc / 5.11.25
Frances Williams / Sunny Disposish / private recording / unknown date (1929?)
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / If You're So Smart, How Come You Ain't Rich? / Decca / 5.5.51
Dinah Washington / Teach Me Tonight / Mercury / 11.17.54 (11.2.54?) / with Hal Mooney's Orch

set 2
Jimmy Heath / On the Trail / Vanity / Riverside / spring 1964
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt / Yesterdays / Roost (Royal Roost) / 1956
Pete Rugolo & his Orch / 10 Saxophones and 2 Basses / Sophisticated Lady / Mercury (f:35d) / Hollywood 11.8.61
Ciro Rimac's Rumba-Orchester / E Bom Parar / Telefunken / Berlin 11.18.37
Doris Day / Tea for Two [10 inch EP "Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production"] / Do, Do, Do / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Alex Stordahl & his Orch and Ken Lane Singers
Sammy Davis, Jr / soundtrack to movie Pepe / Hooray for Hollywood / Pye International / Hollywood 4.60

set 3
Grant Green / I Want to Hold Your Hand / At Long Last Love / Blue Note / 3.31.65
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Jack Frost / B&W (?) / LA 12.47
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Boo-Hoo /Bluebird / 4.9.37
Savannah Churchill / My Baby-kin / Arco? / 2.47 / with Lenny Herman's Orch
(for name link)
Jimmy Ricks / It Ain't Necessarily So / Signature? / 1961

set 4
Herb Pomeroy Orch / Life is a Many Splendored Gig / Our Delight / Roulette / 6.3-4.57
JATP / How High the Moon / Clef / Pittsburgh 3.5.57
King Cole Trio / By the River St. Marie / Standard transcription / LA 10.38
Sonny Til & the Orioles / Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me / Jubilee / 2.53
Jackie DeShannon / A Tribute to Burt Bacharach / To Wait for Love / Scepter / 1972
Wingman Quartet / Let Me Ride the Chariot / Down Beat / late 40s

last soul song
Eddie Floyd / Can We Talk this Over / Stax / Memphis early 70s

Thursday, January 05, 2006

Sweet Happy Playlist

Coffeetime, January 5, 2006

bed
Johnny Costa / Piano Solos / Coral / 1955

set 1
Shelly Manne & his Men / At the Black Hawk, volume 1 / Poinciana / Contemporary / 9.22.59
Don Redman & his Orch / Down Home Rag / Bluebird / 12.6.38
Noel Coward / World Weary / HMV / Small Queen's Hall, London 9.11.29 / with Carroll Gibbons, piano
Kay Starr / Stormy Weather / Lamplighter / 1946 / with the Lamplighter All Stars
Mel Tormé / Sings Fred Astaire / Top Hat, White Ties & Tails / Bethlehem / Hollywood 11.56

set 2
Gene Ammons / Live! in Chicago / Jug's Blue Blues / Prestige / D.J. Lounge, Chicago 8.29.61
Sonny Criss / I'll Catch the Sun / I Thought About You / Prestige / 1.20.69
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith / Guitar Boogie / transcription / 1945
Jack Hylton & his Orch / Clap Yo' Hands / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 3.29.26
Mabel Scott / Give Me a Man / King? / LA 12.48
Melody Masters / Fox and the Crow / Apollo / 1948
Marlene Dietrich / An Evening with Marlene Dietrich / Allein in Einer Grossen Stadt / soundtrack from BBC TV show / New London Theatre, London 11.23-24.72 [CD says "Queen's Theatre, London 12.12.64"?]

set 3
Elmo Hope / Informal Jazz / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Prestige / 5.7.56
Emmett Berry Sextet / Minor Romp / Savoy / 1.8.48
Cleo Gibson & her Hot Three / I've Got Ford Movements in My Hips / Okeh / Atlanta 3.14.29
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown / Without Me, Baby / Aladdin / LA 8.21.47
Esther Williams / I Got Out of Bed on the Right Side / soundtrack to MGM film Dangerous When Wet / Hollywood 8.28.52 and 3.6.53 / with William Demarest, Charlotte Greenwood, Barbara Whiting, Donna Corcoran
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald / Dream a Little Dream of Me / Decca / 8.25.50

set 4
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Samson and Delilah / Tampa / LA 1954
Pete Rugolo / Out on a Limb / Repetitious Riff / EmArcy / LA 10.29.56
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Just a Mood / Pathé Marconi / Studio de l'avenue de la Grande-Armée, Paris 1.19.36
Roy Brown / Good Man Blues / Deluxe / Cincinnati 6.15.50
Peggy Lee / Guitars a là Lee / Sweet Happy Life / Capitol / Hollywood 1966
Dixie Hummingbirds / Dear Lord Look Down Upon Me / Gotham / 1949

last soul song
Jean Plum / I'm Gonna Stay / Hi / late 70s