Friday, February 27, 2009

Cast Your Playlist to the Wind


Coffeetime, February 27, 2009, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Donald Byrd / 2 Trumpets / Dig / Prestige / 8.3.56
J.C. Cobb & his Grains of Corn / Shake that Jelly Roll / Vocalion / Chicago 2.7.29
Ambrose & his Orch / My Lucky Star / Decca / Liverpool & Victoria Hall, London 10.7.29 / vocal = unknown
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Hey! Now Let's Live / Decca [unissued] / 3.1.44
Eugenie Baird / Eugenie Baird Sings, Duke's Boys Play Ellington / Mood Indigo / Design / 1958

set 2
Booker Little / Victory & Sorrow [Booker Little and Friend] / If I Should Lose You / Bethlehem / fall 1961
John Coltrane / Lush Life / Like Someone in Love / Prestige / 8.16.57
Sil Austin / Plays Pretty for the People / Prisoner of Love / Mercury / 2.59
Don Byas / Melody in Swing / Super Disc / 9.12.45
Cleo Brown / The Stuff is Here and It's Mellow / Decca / 3.12.35
Ella Fitzergerald / Ella and Her Fellas / You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) / Decca / 1.18.46 / with Louis Armstrong and Bob Haggart Orch
Junior Parker / Driving Wheel / Duke / Memphis 1961

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Full Nelson / Cool / Verve / 3.28.63
The Basie-ites / How High the Moon / Blue Moon / Jubilee / 1962
Joe Houston / Curfew / Combo / LA 1958
Bud Freeman & his Summa Cum Laude Orch / Gee, But I Hate to Go Home Alone / Decca / 9.26.40 / vocal = Teddy Grace
The Four Buddies / Moonlight in Your Eyes / Savoy [unissued] / 1.31.51
Buddy Greco / Hang You Hat at Mister Kelly's / Dancing on the Ceiling / Coral / live at Mister Kelly's, Chicago 7.24.55

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / Cast Your Fate to the Wind / Moon River / Fantasy / LA 1962
Skip Martin / TV soundtrack: The Music from Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer / Lenox Avenue Strut / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1959
Bing Crosby / You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me / Brunswick / 1.12.33 / with Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, featuring Lebert Lombardo on trumpet
Johnny Otis Band / Wishing Well / Mercuryy / LA 1952 / vocal = Ada Wilson
Dean Martin / This Time I'm Swingin' [Dean Martin Deluxe] / On the Street Where You Live / Capitol [Pickwick] / Hollywood 1960
The Lynn Harmonizers / I Was Standing / Silver Cross / Boston 1963

last soul song
Denise LaSalle / Keep It Coming / Westbound / Detroit 1971

Friday, February 20, 2009

I'm a Playlist Dame


Coffeetime, February 20, 2009, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Ronnie Mathews / Doin' the Thang! / Let's Get Down / Prestige / 12.17.63
Thad Jones / Mad Thad / Bird Song / Period / 1.6.57
Tommy Dorsey & his Orch / Weary Blues / Victor / 9.26.35
Turner Layton / I Get Along Without You Very Well / radio transcripton? / 7.8.39
Cats & the Fiddle / I'll Always Love You Just the Same / Bluebird / 1.20.41
Dakota Staton / More Than the Most! / I Could Make You Care / Capitol / 1959

set 2
Hampton Hawes / Four Real! / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins / The Nearness of You / Tampa / LA 1954
Hoagy Carmichael / Messin' Around / private recordings / Hoagy's home, Long Island 1939-1951 (unknown date)
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orch / Loving You the Way I Do / Victor / 1930
Timmie Rogers / FLA-GA-LA-PA / Majestic / 1946 / with the Palmer Brothers
Tommy Dean Orch / Recession / Vee Jay / Chicago 5.27.58 / vocal = Joe Buckner
Barbara George / Whip O Will / AFO / 1962

set 3
Sergio Mendes / The Great Arrival / Boranda / Atlantic / Hollywood 6.2.66
Gigi Gryce / The Rat Race Blues / Monday through Sunday / New Jazz / 6.7.60
Stan Getz / Running Water / Savoy / 7.31.46
The Mills Brothers / The Love Bug Will Bite You / Decca / 4.5.37
The Pied Pipers / My My! / RCA Victor / 3.4.40 / with Tommy Dorsey & his Orch
Mel Tormé / Songs for Any Taste / Nobody's Heart / Bethlehem / live, Crescendo Club, LA 2.22.57

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Jazz Swings Broadway / I'm a Funny Dame / World Pacific / LA 8.12.57
Lennie Niehaus / Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 4 / More than the Blues / Contemporary / LA 4.25.55
Hot Lips Page Band / Good for Stompin' / Savoy / 9.12.44
Mabel Scott / Baseball Boogie / King / Cincinnati 3.25.50
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / Rock Awhile / Freedom / Houston c. 4.49
Nancy Wilson / Nancy – Naturally / Ten Years of Tears / Capitol / LA 1967
The Trumpeteers / So Many Years / Philadelphia late 1954

last soul song
The Intruders / Doctor, Doctor / Gamble / 1970

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

I Think You've Got Your Playlists Mixed Up

I spun a few 45s at The Independent in Union Square last Thursday night, filling in for the irreplaceable John Funke:

From my relatively modest, definitely messy collection of 45s:

First set
Faye Adams / It Hurts Me to My Heart / Warwick
Gene Chandler / Soul Hootenanny, Part 2 / Constellation
Earl Gaines / Soul Children / Seventy-Seven
The Beginning of the End / Funky Nassau, Part 2/ Alston
Brenda & the Tabulations / Scuse Uz Y'all / Top and Bottom
Gladys Knight & the Pips / You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) / Soul
Tom Jones / Once Upon a Time / Parrot
Eddie Holman / I Surrender / ABC
Brenton Wood / I Think You've Got Your Fools Mixed Up / Double Shot
Walter Jackson / Words / Chi-Sound
Jr Walker & the All Stars / Clinging to the Thought That She's Coming Back / Soul
Major Lance / The Monkey Time / Okeh
Bobby Darin / Melodie / Motown
Brenda Jo Harris / Play with Fire/ Roulette
The Artistics / Girl, I Need You / Brunswick
Barbara Lynn / I'm a One Man Woman / Atlantic
Little Milton / Friend of Mine / Glades
Brenda Holloway / Land of a Thousand Dances / Tamla

Set Two
Keith / Tell Me to My Face / Mercury
The Uniques / Fast Way of Living / Paula
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart / Out & About / A&M
The Fortunes / I've Gotta Go / Press Records
The Shocking Blue / Hot Sand / Colossus
Kyu Sakamoto / Sukiyaki / Capitol
Ruby & the Romantics / Young Wings Can Fly / Kapp
Small Faces / Itchycoo Park / Immediate
Willie Tee / Walking Up a One Way Street / Atlantic
Bettye Swann / Make Me Yours / Money
Gladys Knight & the Pips / On and On / Buddah

Friday, February 13, 2009

Other Lips, Other Playlists

Coffeetime, February 13, 2009, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Leo Parker / Let Me Tell You 'Bout It / Vi / Blue Note / 9.9.61
Clifford Jordan / Spellbound / Lush Life / Riverside / 8.10.60
Dick McDonough / The Ramble / Columbia? / late 1934
California Ramblers / Broken Idol / Edison / 8.1.29
Ozzie Nelson & his band / Don't Count Your Kisses / radio transcription / Hollywood 1936 / with introduction by Ozzie, vocal = Harriet Hilliard
Ernie Fields Orch / T-Town Blues / Regal / 11.29.49 / vocal = unknown
Etta Jones / Something Nice / That's All There Is to That / Prestige / 9.16.61

set 2
Thad Jones / Thad Jones, Volume 3 [1546] / I've Got a Crush on You / Blue Note / 7.9.56
Steve Allen / Monday Nights / Impossible / Signature / 1956
Don Barreto et son Orch Cubain / Juramento / Decca / London 7.15.32 / Recordings in London of African and West Indian Music in the 1920s and 1930s
Fletcher Henderson & his Orch / Hop Off / Columbia / 11.4.27 / vocal = Don Redman
The Ramblers O.L.V. Theo Uden Masman / Take My Heart / Decca / Casino van Hamdorff, the Netherlands 8.14.36 / vocal = Greta Keller
Frank Sinatra / For the Record on NBC radio / If You Are But a Dream / V-Disc / 10.23.44 / with Raymond Paige & orch
Tony Middleton / Shake a Hand / Button Up Your Lip / Guest Star [Herald?] / late 1950s

set 3
Wes Montgomery / The Wes Montgomery Trio / The End of a Love Affair / Riverside 10.6.59
Taft Jordan / The Moods of Taft Jordan / Second Balcony Jump / 1959
The Metronome All-Stars / Overtime / RCA Victor / 1.3.49
Carroll Gibbons & his Savoy Hotel Orpheans / You and Your Kiss / Columbia / London 7.31.41 / vocal = Anne Lenner <-- thanks so much, Richard
The Five Red Caps / I'm Pretty Crazy 'Bout You / Joe Davis / 3.44
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Capitol / 3.23.61

set 4
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Jazz Song Book / Let's Get Away from It All / Coral / 1959 / Don Fagerquist discography
Art Pepper / Smack Up / How Can You Lose / Contemporary / 10.24-25.60
Paul Robeson / Just A-Wearying for You [take 4] / Victor/HMV / 3.24.38 <-- thanks again, Richard
Little Esther / Other Lips, Other Arms / Federal / Cincinnati 1.27.51
Jackie Wilson / Shake, Shake, Shake / Brunswick / 7.63
Swan Silvertones / The Swan Silvertones / Jesus Remembers / Vee Jay / 1959

last soul song
Betty Wright / Hard to Stop / Gimme Back My Man / Altson / 1973

Friday, February 06, 2009

Soft and Subtle Playlist



Coffeetime, February 6, 2009, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Kenny Burrell / Blue Lights / Phinupi / Blue Note / 5.14.58
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / Stretch in "F" / Mode / 7.57
Chick Webb & his Orch / Strictly Jive / Decca / 10.27.38
Don Vorhees & his Orch / Baby's Blue / Columbia / 9.10.27 / vocal = Lewis James
Miss Rhapsody / Sugar / Savoy / 11.21.44
Mavis Rivers / Mavis / There's No You / Reprise / LA 1961 / arranged & conducted by Marty Paich

set 2
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin' / Don't Blame Me / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60
Benny Golson / Benny Golson's New York Scene / You're Mine You / Contemporary / 10.17.57
Jimmy Nolen / After Hours / Federal / LA 11.55
Slim & Slam [Slim Galliard & Slam Stewart] / I Got Rhythm / radio transcription / 8.30.39
Hal Kemp & his Orch / Everything I Have Is Yours / radio transcription / 1934 / vocal = Deane Janis
Bing Crosby / You Belong to My Heart {Solamente Una Vez) / Decca / LA 2.11.45 / with Xavier Cugat & his Orch
Martha Davis & her Torrid Trio / What's Become of You? / Cadet? / LA 12.10.51
J's with Jamie [various] / Two on the Aisle / A Lot of Livin' to Do / Columbia / early 1960s

set 3
The Guitars, Inc / Soft and Subtle / Oasis / Warner Brothers / LA 1959
Cannonball Adderley / Things are Getting Better / Groovin' High / Riverside / 10.28.58
Jimmy Jackson All Stars / Honkin' / RPM / 1952
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orch / Don't Take Your Love from Me / transcription / mid-1940s / vocal = Eugenie Baird and featuring Red Nichols on clarinet
The Ravens / Count Every Star / National / 3.50
Bobby Short / Sing Me a Swing Song / Wake Up, Chillun, Wake Up / Atlantic / 1957

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / Volare (Nel Blu, Dipinto di Blu)/ Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / East of the Sun / Contemporary / Hollywood 3.1.55
Annisteen Allen / The Bluest Blues / Federal / 10.31.51
Cliff Edwards / Ukelele Ike Sings Again / Sunday + Swingin' Down the Lane / Disneyland / LA 1946 / with the Wonderland Jazz Band
Ann Cole / Got My Mojo Working / Baton / 1.27.57
The Chosen Gospel Singers / When I Get Home / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soul song
The Isley Brothers / Take Inventory / T Neck / 1971