Friday, September 28, 2007

The Playlist's Hip



Coffeetime, September 28, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / The Big Beat / Sakeena's Vision / Blue Note / 3.6.60
Kenny Dorham / 'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Benny Goodman & his Orch / Love Me or Leave Me / RCA Victor / LA 8.21.36
Whispering Jack Smith / There Ain't No "Maybe" in My Baby's Eyes / Victor / 10.30.26 / with Arthur Johnston on piano
[The Three] Boswell Sisters / Heebie Jeebies / Okeh / LA 10.3.30 / with Martha on piano
Dinah Washington & the Ravens / Hey Good Looking / Mercury / 10.25.51
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings More Cole Porter / Night and Day / Mercury / LA 3.27.56

set 2
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / Mode / 7.57
Clark Terry / Et Tu Me Regardes / Ducretet Thomson / Paris 1.60
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Autumn Serenade / Capitol / 1958
Danny K. Stewart & his Aloha Boys / Hawaiian Favorites / Fort Street Rag / Tops / 1957
Osvaldo Pugliese y Su Orquestra Tipica / Reliquias / Amurado / Odeon / Argentina 8.27.43
Bing Crosby / Little Dutch Mill / Brunswick / LA 3.10.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orch, featuring James Briggs on clarinet
Juanelda Carter & Swingsters aka King Cole Trio / Dancing in the Street / Standard transcription / LA 1.14.39
Annisteen Allen / Hard to Get Along / Federal / 1.5.51
Bobby "Blue" Bland / The Soul of the Man / Dear Bobby (The Note) / Duke / 1965 / duet with Vi Campbell

set 3
Dexter Gordon / Landslide / Six Bits Jones / Blue Note / 6.25.62
Video All-Stars / TV Jazz / Soft Sounds / Somerset / LA 1958
Max Roach Quartet / Ham and Haig (aka Hot House) / Vogue / Paris 5.15.49
Alice Faye & The Mills Brothers / Dinah / transcription / LA 11.30.33 / perhaps Rudy Vallee introducing?
Savannah Churchill & the Sentimentalists / Foolishly Yours / Manor / 12.46 / The Sentimentalists were comprised of the Brown Dots and later became The Four Tunes
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé's California Suite / Poor Little Extra Girl / Bethlehem / LA 3.7.57 / orch arranged & conducted by Marty Paich

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / You Go to My Head / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58 /
Barney Kessel / Carmen / The Gypsy's Hip / Contemporary / LA 12.19.58
The Cats & the Fiddle / I'm Singing, So Help Me / Bluebird / 1.20.41
Pearl Bailey / Cultured Pearl / I Cried for You / Coral / LA 1957 / arrangements by Don Redman
Tony Joe White / Black and White / Look of Love / Monument / Muscle Shoals, Alabama 1969
Jollyaires / The Lord's Been Good to Me / Tru-Sound? / Memphis? late-60s/early-70s?

last soul song
Irma Thomas / Girl Needs Boy / Minit / New Orleans 1961

Friday, September 21, 2007

A Sunday Kind of Playlist



Coffeetime, September 21, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Buck Clayton & Buddy Tate / Buck & Buddy / Thou Swell / Prestige Swingville / 12.20.60
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / It's a Grand Night for Swinging / Riverside / 3.7.57
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orch / I've Got the World on a String / Columbia / 2.15.33 / vocal = Ivie Anderon
Jack Jackson & his Orch / I Like to Go Back in the Evening / Vocalion / mid-1930s
Jack McVea & his All Stars / The Key's in the Mailbox / Black & White / LA 1.47
Jo Stafford / A Sunday Kind of Love / Capitol / 1947
Etta James / A Sunday Kind of Love / Argo / Chicago 1960

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Coleman Hawkins / After Midnight / Crown / 1960
Julian Priester / Keep Swingin' / Once in a While / Riverside / 1.11.60
Terry Gibbs / More Vibes on Velvet / The Things We Did Last Summer / Mercury / Hollywood 11.58
Walter Barnes & his Royal Creolians / My Kinda Love / Brunswick / Chicago 12.14.28
Elmer Christian & his Bar X Cowboys / A Rainy Sunday Night / Globe / Houston early 1946
Machito & his Afro-Cubans / El Rey Del Mambo / live Royal Roost 4.2.49 / vocal = Machito
Peggy Lee / I Like Men! / I like Men! / Capitol / Hollywood 1959

set 3
Eddie Harris / Bossa Nova / Samba Para Dos / Vee Jay / 1963
Stanley Turrentine / In Memory Of / Sunday in New York / Blue Note / 6.3.64
Mills Brothers / Moanin' for You / Decca / 2.20.35
Dorothy Lamour / Thanks for the Memory / Brunswick / 1938
Dean Martin / This Time I'm Swingin' [Dean Martin Deluxe] / Heaven Can Wait / Capitol [Pickwick] / Hollywood 1960

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster / Sunday / Verve / LA 12.2.59
Ralph Sharon / Around the World in Jazz / Sorta Spanish / Rama / 1.9, 10 and 2.5, 7.57
Ruth Etting / Home / Romeo / Hollywood 12.11.31
King Cole Trio / When I Take My Sugar to Tea / radio transcription AFRS / 12.6.47
Bobby Darin / Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie / Sunday in New York /Capitol / LA 9.17.64
Golden Gate Quartet / Hide Me in Thy Bosom / Bluebird / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, South Carolina 10.6.39

last soul song
The Emotions / So I Can Love You / Volt / Memphis 1969

Friday, September 14, 2007

Sweet Tooth for My Playlist

Coffeetime, September 14, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Horace Silver / Silver's Blue / Shoutin' Out / Epic / 7.17.56
Chet Baker / Groovin' with the Chet Baker Quintet / Wee, Too /Prestige / 1966
Ozzie Nelson & his Orch / Tangerine / radio transcription / LA early 1940s
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orch / It's Psychological / Bluebird /3.19.34 / vocal = Joey Nash / from Paramount film Melody in Spring
Amos Milburn / Roomin' House Blues / Alladin / LA 7.13.49
Cathy Hayes / It's All Right with Me / You Don't Know What Love Is / HiFi Records / LA 1959

set 2
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones / I've Got a Crush on You / Blue Note / 7.14.56
Art Tatum / You Go to My Head / transcription / live, Olivia Davis' Patio Lounge, Washington DC 10.56
Stan Getz / I've Got You Under My Skin / Prestige / 1.6.50
Spade Cooley / I've Found a New Baby / Standard transcription / LA winter 1944-45 / vocal = Tex Williams
Mae West / That's All Brother, That's All / Cyclone / LA c. 1935 / with Lenny Marvin & his Orch
Floyd Dixon / Girl Fifteen / Alladin / LA 9.50 / duet with Mari Jones
Desmond Dekker / Shanty Town / soundtrack The Harder They Come / Beverley 1967

set 3
Gene Ammons / Live! in Chicago / Fast Track / Prestige / DJ Lounge, Chicago 8.29.61
Art Farmer / Farmer's Market / Elephant Walk / Prestige / 6.7.54
Hot Lips Page / Bloodhound / Dial / LA 9.7.45
Red Norvo & his Orch / Decca Stomp / Decca / 1.8.36
The Four Buddies / Sweet Tooth for My Baby / Savoy / 8.23.51
Maxine Sullivan / Skylark / Joe Davis (?) / 1947
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / Charade / Impulse! / 10.17.63

set 4
Zoot Sims / Zoot! / Here and Now / Riverside / 12.13, 18.56
Hampton Hawes / The Green Leaves of Summer / The Green Leaves of Summer / Contemporary / LA 2.17.64
optional: Fats Waller & his Rhythm / I'm a Hundred Percent for You / Victor / 11.7.34
Wynonie Harris / I Like My Baby's Pudding / King / Cincinnati 10.19.49
Miyoshi Umeki / Miyoshi / That Old Feeling / Mercury / 1959?
Swan Silvertones / What About You? / Vee Jay / 1962

last soul song
Sonny Fisher / Oh Love, This is Sonny / Tou-Sea / late 1960s (?) New Orleans late 1960s (?)

Friday, September 07, 2007

The Soft Land of Playlist

Coffeetime, September 7, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Hank Mobley / Roll Call / Roll Call / Blue Note / 11.13.60
Sonny Stitt / Kaleidoscope / Liza / Prestige / 1.31.51 31
Les Hite & his Orch / Board Meetin' / Bluebird / 3.6.41
Billy Cotton & his Band / Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore / HMV / London 1934 / vocal = Alan Breeze
Wynonie Harris / Playful Baby / Apollo / LA 12.45 / with Johnnie Alston & his All Stars
Ella Fitzgerald / soundtrack to Let No Man Write My Epitath / September Song / Verve / LA 4.19.60

set 2
Steve Allen / Jazz for Tonight / Lover Man / Coral / LA 1956
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Big Band / Worrying the Life Out of Me / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.19.56
Hot Lips Page & his Orch / These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) / Commodore / 9.29.44 / featuring Don Byas
The Cats & the Fiddle / I Miss You So / Bluebird / 12.7.39
Lil Armstrong & his Swingband / Knock Kneed Sal (On The Mourner's Bench) / Decca / 9.8.38
Aretha Franklin / Soul Sister / Ol' Man River / Columbia / 1966

set 3
Wes Montgomery / The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery / Four on Six / Riverside / 1.26.60
Jimmy Cleveland / Cleveland Style / Out of this World / Mercury / 12.12.57
Charlie Parker / Constellation / Savoy / 9.18.48
Delta Rhythm Boys / Kullerullvisan / 2.1.52 / RCA / with Eddie Sauter's Orch
Pete Johnson's All Stars / Man Wanted / Savoy / 1.2.46 / vocal = Etta Jones
Frank Minion / The Soft Land of Make Believe (Introduction to Black Opium Street) / Laughing Boy / Bethlehem / 1959

set 4
Bill Holman-Mel Lewis Quintet / Jive for Five / Liza / Andex / Hollywood 6.6.58
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / As Time Goes By / Dawn / 1956 /
Walter Huston / from movie"Knickerbocker Holiday" / September Song / United Artists / Hollywood 1944
Lil Green / How Come You Do Me Like You Do? / Chicago 7.31.46
Tom Jones / Live in Las Vegas / Love Me Tonight / Parrot / Las Vegas 1969
Swan Silvertones / Brighter Day Ahead / Vee Jay / 1962

last soul song
Jimmy James & the Vagabonds / The New Religion / Little Boy Blue / Atco / 1967