Thursday, October 25, 2007

Dial Playlist for Beauty



Coffeetime, October 26, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Joe Gordon / Lookin' Good /You're the Only Girl in the Next World for Me / Contemporary / LA 7.11, 12 & 18.61
John Coltrane / Blue Train / Blue Train (alt take) / Blue Note / 9.15.57
Jack Jenney & his Orch / Stardust / Vocalion / 10.19.39
The Krakajax / Oh! By Jingo! Oh By Gee! / San Marco & Florida Club, London late 1930s
Teddy Wilson & his Orch / Pennies from Heaven / Brunswick / 10.28.36 / vocal = Billie Holiday
Nancy Wilson / Hollywood – My Way / Days of Wine and Roses / Capitol / LA 11.30.62

set 2
Ike Quebec / With a Song in My Heart / There is No Greater Love / Blue Note / 2.13.62
Tadd Dameron Orch / Dial "B" for Beauty / Prestige / 6.11.53
Larry Adler / Cheek to Cheek / Decca / London 10.35 / with Fred Hartley's Orch
Morris's Hot Babies / The Digah's Stomp / Victor / 12.1.27
Adolph Hofner & his Texans / Better Quit It Now / Blue Bonnet Hotel, San Antonio 4.5.38
Pete "Guitar" Lewis / Raggedy Blues / Federal / LA 1.3.52
Astrud Gilberto / The Astrud Gilberto Album / Dreamer / Verve / Hollywood 1.27, 28.65

set 3
Les McCann / Les McCann LTD in New York / A Little 3/4 for God & Co. / Pacific Jazz / live at The Village Gate 12.28.61
Charlie Parker / How Deep is the Ocean / Dial / 11.17.47
Kay Starr / There's a Lull in My Life / Standard radio transcription / LA 5.45 / with Les Paul Trio and Joe Venuti
The Four Aces / Till I Go Dreaming of You / radio transcription / circa 1950
Fred Astaire / Cheek to Cheek / Clef / LA 12.52javascript:void(0)

set 4
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / Begin the Beguine / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
Art Tatum Trio / Tea for Two / Brunswick / 7.5.44
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / How Sweet You Are / V-Disc / LA mid-1940s
Camille Howard / Gotta Have a Little Lovin' / Specialty / Hollywood 3.22.49
Ricky Nelson / One of These Mornings / Imperial [unissued] / 10.28.58
Galilee Singers / Blind Barnabus / Joe Davis / 4.17.45

last soul song
Gwen Guthrie / Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But the Rent / Polygram / 1986

Friday, October 19, 2007

In a Little Gypsy Playlist



Coffeetime, October 19, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Wilbur Harden & John Coltrane / Tanganyika Strut / BJ / Savoy / 5.13.58 /
Horace Parlan / Speakin' My Piece / Rastus / Blue Note / 7.14.60
Adrian Rollini & his Orch / Riverboat Shuffle / Decca / 10.23.34
Ray Noble & his Orch / In a Little Gypsy Tearoom / radio transcription / 1935-36 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / The Lady Who Swings the Band / Decca / 12.9.36 / vocal = Harry Mills
Ivory Joe Hunter / Gimme a Pound O' Ground Round / MGM / circa 3.50
Doris Day / Day By Day / There Will Never Be Another You / Columbia / LA 1956 / with Paul Weston & His Music From Hollywood

set 2
Jon Eardley / Hey There / If You Could See Me Now / Prestige / 3.14.55
Eddie Duran / Jazz Guitarist / Soon / Fantasy / 1957
Harry James & his Orch / Body & Soul / transcription / mid-1940s
King Bennie Nawahi / My Girl from the South Sea Islands / 1928
Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orch / Margie / Victor / 1.23.34
Wynona Carr / Act Right / Specialty / 1955

set 3
Steve Allen / Jazz for Tonight / Body & Soul / Coral / LA 1956
Buddy Johnson & his Orch / Buddy's Boogie / Wing [Mercury] / 3.28.56
The Five Jones Boys / Everything Stops for Tea / Standard transcription / 1937
Fats Waller / That Ain't Right / V-Disc / LA probably 1.23.43 / duet with Ada Brown
Chuck Foster & his Orch / Goodbye Now / transcription / Chicago 1940 / vocal = The 3 Ds (Dorothy Brandon, Don Crawford, Dick Arant)
Yves Montand / Paris Recital / Est-ce Ainsi Que Les Hommes Vivent and La Musique / Philips / live at Le Theatre D'Etoile, Paris 1964

set 3
Cy Touff / Cy Touff, His Octet & Quintet / A Smooth One / Pacific Jazz / LA 12.5.55
Shorty Rogers / Chances Are it Swings / A Very Special Love / RCA (Living Stereo) / Hollywood 12.12, 20.58
Mildred Bailey / Don't Dally with the Devil / Vocalion / 9.21.39 / with Alec Wilder & his Orch and The Charioteers
Oscar Moore & the Three Blazers / Tell Me You'll Wait for Me / Atlas / Hollywood 1945 / vocal = Charles Brown
Burt Bacharach / Hit Maker! / Don't Go Breaking My Heart / Kapp / LA 5.65
Hall Johnson Choir / I Just Can't Stay Here By Myself / unissued track / 1940-41

last soul song
Percy Sledge / It Tears Me Up / Atlantic / 1966

Friday, October 12, 2007

Whispering Grass (Don't Tell the Playlist)



Coffeetime, October 12, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Lee Morgan / Lee Morgan [1541] / Slightly Hep / Blue Note / 12.2.56
Trigger Alpert / Trigger Happy! / I Wish I Were in Love Again / Riverside / 11.30.56
The Kansas City Six / Them There Eyes / Commodore / 9.27.38
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orch / Louise / Okeh / 4.17.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
George Elrick & his Swing Music / Swing Session in Siberia / London late 1930s
The Ink Spots / Whispering Grass (Don't Tell the Trees) / Decca / 6.11.40
Sarah Vaughan / After Hours at the London House / Speak Low / Mercury / live, London House, Chicago 3.7.58

set 2
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / There Will Never Be Another You / Riverside / 7.2-3.58
Jimmy Heath / On the Trail / I Should Care / Riverside / spring 1964
Wynton Kelly / Plays Interpretations, New Faces, New Sounds / Crazy He Calls Me / Blue Note / 8.1.51
Larry Adler / Claire de Lune / Decca / 1945 / with George Stoll & his Orch
Red Nichols & his Orch / Everybody Loves My Baby / Brunswick / 11.28.32
The Five Red Caps / Mary Had a Little Jam / Joe Davis / 1945
Jesse Belvin / Let Me Love You Tonight / Modern / LA 12.57

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / Three Flowers / Impulse! / 2.4.64
King Porter & his Orch / Don't Let Fletcher Getcha / Imperial / LA 12.30.47
Benny Goodman & his Orch / You Turned the Tables on Me / RCA / LA 8.13.36 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Ravens / It's the Talk of the Town / National [unissued] / 1950-51 /
James Brown / Soul on Top / That's My Desire / King / 1969

set 4
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / Crazy Rhythm / Riverside / 3.7.57
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Frenesi / Contemporary / LA 2.24.56
Una Mae Carlisle / You and Your Heart of Stone / Joe Davis / 8.8.44
Mae Johnson / soundtrack to Stormy Weather / I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City / 20th Century Fox / Hollywood 4, 5.43
Tom Jones / Tom Jones Sings She's a Lady / She's a Lady / London/Parrot / 1971
The Soul Stirrers / Were You There? / Specialty / Chicago 4.10.57

last soul song
The Limitations / All Because of You / Volt / Memphis 1971

Friday, October 05, 2007

Playlist in Yellow

Coffeetime, October 5, 2007, Angelynn Grant

bed
Barney Kessel / Solo / People / Concord / 1981

set 1
Sonny Clark / My Conception / Little Sonny / Blue Note / 12.8.57
Conte Candoli & Lou Levy / West Coast Wailers / Marcia Lee / Atlantic / LA 8.16.55
Albert Ammons Rhythm Kings / Jammin' the Boogie / 2.12.44
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks / Little Orphan Annie / RCA Victor / Chicago 12.3.28
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / I Know My Love is True / LA 1945
Anita O'Day / This is Anita / A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square / Verve / LA 12.7.55

set 2
Henry Mancini / soundtrack to The Party / Brunette in Yellow / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1968
Lester Young & Harry Edison / It's the Talk of the Town / Verve [Norgran] / Hollywood 11.1.55
Julius Watkins / Volume 1 / I Have Known / Blue Note / 8.4.54
Carl Kress & Dick McDonough / Alexander's Ragtime Band / early 1937
Gene Autry / The Old Trail / Okeh / Hollywood 6.23.38
Red Norvo & his Orch / Something for the Boys / V-Disc / 1943-1944 / vocal = Carol Bruce
King Cole Trio / After Midnight / You're Looking at Me / Capitol / Hollywood 9.14.56 / with Willie Smith on alto

set 3
Larry Young / Unity / Softly as in a Morning Sunrise / Blue Note / 11.10.65
Sergio Mendes / The Great Arrival / Morning / Atlantic / Hollywood 6.2.66
Freddie Mitchell / Preachin' / Rock 'n' Roll / 6.9.55
Dinning Sisters / Brazil / Capitol / Hollywood 12.10.43
The Four Rockets / Loch Lomond / Aladdin / 11.48
Bob Stewart / Let's Talk About Love / If I'm Lucky / Dawn / 1956

set 4
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Indian Summer / Contemporary / 12.4.56
Howard Lucraft / Showcase for Modern Jazz / I May Be Wrong / Decca / LA 1957
Jack McVea's All-Stars / No Worry Blues / Black & White / LA 9.30.46 / with T-Bone Walker on guitar and vocals
Ken Nordine / Colors / Maroon / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
Sammy Davis Jr / If I Ruled the World / Ten Out of Ten / Reprise / LA 1965
Soul Stirrers / My Loved Ones are Waiting for Me (Waiting and Watching) / Specialty / Hollywood 7.28.50

last soul song
Brenda & the Tabulations / Where There's a Will / Top and Bottom / 1970