Friday, July 30, 2010

Got a Bran' New Playlist

Coffeetime, July 30, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Bob Enevoldsen / Quintet / Blues & Rhythm / Tampa / LA 1955
Budd Johnson / Let's Swing! / Falling in Love with Love / Prestige Swingville / 12.2.60
Charlie Barnet / Redskin Rumpus / Along the Santa Fe Trail / RCA Victor / 1954
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orch / Under a Texas Moon / Harmony / 1930 / vocal = Smith [Sykes] Ballew
Joe Liggins & his Honey Drippers / Breaking My Heart / Exclusive / LA 7.8.46
Freda Payne / After the Lights Go Down Low and Much More!!! / I Wish I Knew / Impulse / 9.19.63

set 2
Milt Jackson / Milt Jackson / My Funny Valentine / Prestige / 5.20.55
Jimmy Hamilton / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / In a Sentimental Mood / Everest / 1960
Joe Biviano / Accordion Antics / Accordiana Jump / Regent / mid-1950s
Freddy Johnson & Lex Spall and their Orchs / Haarlem Hot Club Stomp / Casino van Hamdorff, Laren, the Netherlands 11.29.34 / vocal = Rosie Poindexter
Ann Miller & cast / Too Darn Hot / soundtrack to MGM movie Kiss Me Kate / Hollywood 3.17.53 and 4.15.53
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers / I Was Wrong / RCA Victor [unissued] / LA 2.49
Di Mara Sisters / Italy / La Campagnola / Roulette / 1957

set 3
Billy Butterfield / College Jazz Sampler / Dancing on the Ceiling / Essex / 1955
Eddie Davis / Out of Nowhere / King / 6.14.58
Tadd Dameron / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
Tommy Dorsey & his Orch / Got a Bran' New Suit / Victor / 10.11.35 vocal & taps = Eleanor Powell
The Charioteers / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Columbia / 6.3.47
Bobby Darin / It's You / All I Do Is Cry / Atco / LA 1960

set 4
Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer / The Power of Positive Swinging / Gal in Calico / Mainstream / 1964
Jack Millman Sextet / Shades of "Things to Come" / The Great Lie / Liberty / LA 9.55
Teddy Philips Orch with Colleen Lovett / Five Men Plus Girl! / Penthouse Serenade / Carlton / 1961
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / You Ain't Nowhere / radio transcription / 6.19.40 / vocal = Dandridge Sisters & Lunceford Quartet
Gene McDaniels / You Can Have Her / Liberty / 1961
Astrid Gilberto / The Shadow of Your Smile / Non-Stop to Brazil / Verve / LA 6.3 & 4.65
Golden Gate Quartet / I Was Brave / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soul song
Tom Jones / The Body and Soul of Tom Jones / Ain't No Sunshine / Parrot / 1973

Friday, July 23, 2010

Playlist of Paradise

Coffeetime, July 23, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Russ Freeman & Chet Baker / Quartet / Say When / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.6.56
Sandy Mosse / "Relaxin" with … Sandy Mosse / Fools Rush In / Argo / Chicago 9.5.58
Seldon Powell / Sextet / Biscuit for Duncan / Roost / 1956
The Ramblers Dance Orch / Alabama Swing / Decca / Hilversum, The Netherlands 9.33
Ray Noble & his Orch / Song Without Words / HMV / London 11.29.33 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Etta Jones / This Is a Fine Time / Victor / 10.8.47 / with Luther Henderson & his orch
Wynonie Harris / I Gotta Lyin' Woman / Apollo / LA fall 1945 / with Oscar Pettiford & his All Stars
Lorez Alexandria / The Sensational Voice of Lorez Alexandria / Lush Life / Sing / Chicago 2.59

set 2
Chet Baker / Chet / It Never Entered My Mind / Riverside / 12.30.58
Dexter Gordon / Doin' Allright / You've Changed / Blue Note / 5.6.61
The Mason-Dixon Orch / Alabammy Snow / Columbia / 5.15.29
Ethel Waters & the Cecil Mack Choir / St Louis Blues / Brunswick / 12.23.32 / Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Bing Crosby / To See You Is to Love You / radio transcription from The Bing Crosby Show for General Electric No. 11 / Hollywood 11.30.52 for airing on 12.18.52
Ilene Woods / A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes / soundtrack to Walt Disney's Cinderella / Disneyland / LA 1950

set 3
Lem Winchester / Winchester Special / Down Fuzz / New Jazz / 9.25.59
Leo Parker & his Mad Lads / Leo Leaps In [take 3] / Gotham [unissued] / 12.28.59
Dorothy Lamour / Palms of Paradise / soundtrack to Paramount movie Typhoon [Bluebird] / Hollywood 1940
Buddy Johnson & his Orch / Walkin' / There's No One Like You / Mercury / 5.54 / vocal = Nolan Lewis
Flamingos / Plan for Love / Chance / 1953 / with Red Hollaway's Orch

set 4
Bill Holman / Jive for Five / Mah Lindy Lou / Andex / Hollywood 6.6.58
Gerry Mulligan / Mulligan Plays Mulligan / Bweebida Bobbida / Prestige / 8.27.51
Louis Prima & his New Orleans Gang / Put on an Old Pair of Shoes / Brunswick / 4.3.35
Robert Morse / I Believe in You / original Broadway cast score to How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying / RCA Victor / 1961
The Four Internes / Going Back to Jesus / King / Cincinnati 6.52

last soul song
The Charmels / I'll Never Grow Old / Volt / late sixties

Friday, July 16, 2010

Playlist in My Hand

Coffeetime, July 16, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Noise in the Attic / Blue Note / 8.7.60
Johnny Griffin / The Congregation / I'm Glad There Is You / Blue Note / 10.13.57
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Organ Grinder's Swing / Pathé Marconi / Paris / 10.15.36
Joe Haymes & his Orch / Just Give Me the Girl / Bluebird / 7.11.33 / vocal = Ward Silloway
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown / Guitar in My Hand / Aladdin / LA 8.21.47 / with Maxwell Davis Orch
Georgia Carr / The Sun Forgot to Shine / Capitol / LA 1952

set 2
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / Stairway to the Stars / Capitol / LA 3.4.56
Wes Montgomery / Montgomeryland [Far Wes] / Falling in Love with Love / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.1.59
Bill Coleman & Django Reinhardt / Bill Coleman's Blues / Disques Swing / Paris 11.19.37
Jack Teagarden / The Little Man Who Wasn't There / Brunswick / Chicago 6.23.39
Dinah Washington / Stairway to the Stars / Mercury / 3.25 or 4.15.47 / with Chubby Jackson's Orch
Gene Phillips / You Can [Can't?] Come Back Home / Modern / LA late 1948 / with Jack McVea & his All Stars
Ann Sothern / Sothern Exposure / Summertime / Tops / LA 1957

set 3
Duke Pearson / Sweet Honey Bee / Empathy / Blue Note / 12.7.66
Jack McDuff & Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mellow Gravy / Prestige / 1.23.62
Bobby Smith & his Orch / Station Break / Apollo / 5.16.50
Gene Krupa & his Orch / Slow Down / Okeh / 3.19.41 / vocal = Anita O'Day
The Four Buddies / Don't Leave Me Now / Savoy / 10.12.50
Jackie Wilson / It's All a Part of Love [I Get the Sweetest Feeling] / Don't Go to Strangers / Brunswick / 1970 [1968]

set 4
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / Walkie Talkie / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers / The Girl Friend / RCA Victor / 1957
Mildred Bailey / Concentratin' / Okeh? / Chicago 11.24.31
The Dells / Zing, Zing, Zing / Vee-Jay / 9.15.55
Lowell Fulson & his Orch / Don't Leave Me Baby / Alladin / New Orleans 10.19.53
Anthony Newley / Pure Imagination / Pure Imagination / MGM / Hollywood 1971
The Simmons-Akers Trio / Going to Canaan's Shore / Specialty [previously unissued demo] / Hollywood 2.8.51

last soul song
Moments / Sweet Sweet Lady / Stang / 1974

Friday, July 09, 2010

The Playlist of Make Believe

Coffeetime, July 9, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Clark / Lover / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.5.58
Cannonball Adderley / Takes Charge / I've Told Ev'ry Little Star / Riverside / 4.23.57
Brick Fleagle's Orch / A Slight Case of the Shakes / HRS / 7.19 or 25.45
Morris's Hot Babies [Fats Waller] / Won't You Take Me Home / Victor / 5.20.27
McKinney's Cotton Pickers / Do You Believe in Love at Sight? / Victor / 9.8.31 / vocal = Quentin Jackson (?)
Dave "Dizzy" Dixon / Soup Line [alt take] / Vee-Jay [unissued] / Chicago 11.55
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook / Manhattan / Verve / LA 8.29.56

set 2
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / Moonlight in Vermont / Fantasy / LA 11.56
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / I've Got a Right to Cry / Prestige / 4.18.61
Joe Newman / Joe Newman with Woodwinds / Nancy / Roulette / 1958
Artie Shaw & his Orch / Begin the Beguine / Musicraft / LA 6.13.46
Alex Combelle et son Orch / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Ethel Merman / You're a Builder Upper / Brunswick / 10.8.34 / with Johnny Green & his Orch
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Trust in Me / Decca / 1951
Allen Orange / Miss Nosey / Minit / New Orleans / 9.22.61

set 3
Ronnie Mathews / Doin' the Thang! / The Thang / Prestige / 12.17.63
Max Roach Quintet / Baby "Sis" aka Maxology / Vogue / Paris 5.15.49
The Three Keys / Anything for You / Brunswick / 10.12.32
Savannah Churchill & the Striders / Once There Lived a Fool / Regal / 12.24.50
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / Speak Low / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.1.66

set 4
Curtis Counce / Vol. 1, Landslide / Sonar / Contemporary / LA 10.15.56
Howard Roberts / Whatever's Fair! / On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) / Capitol / LA 1966
Bonnie Lake & the King Cole Trio / The Land of Make Believe / Davis & Schwegler/Keystone transcription / Hollywood 1.14.39
Otis Rush / Keep On Loving Me Baby / Cobra / 1958
Buddy Greco / Buddy & Soul / I'm in Love / Columbia / 1962
Soul Stirrers / Touch the Hem of His Garment / Specialty / Hollywood 2.2.56

last soul song
Deon Jackson / Love Makes the World Go Round / Love Is What You Make It / Atco / 1966

Friday, July 02, 2010

You're a Grand Old Playlist

Coffeetime, June 25, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
André Previn / soundtrack to MGM movie The Subterraneans / Should I / MGM / LA summer 1959
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones [1527] / Thedia / Blue Note / 7.14.56
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orch / Rockin' Rollers' Jubilee / Victor / 9.12.38
Ruth Etting / Me! / 9.9.31
Leo "Snub" Mosley & his Band / Between You and the Devil / Decca / 2.11.42
Dinah Washington / Drinking Again / Drinking Again / Roulette / 1962

set 2
Red Garland / Bright and Breezy / What Is There to Say? / Jazzland / 7.19.61
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Someone Else's Love / Capitol / 1958
Curtis Fuller / Curtis Fuller and Hampton Hawes with French Horns / Five Spot / New Jazz / 5.18.57
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith / South / transcription / 1945
Don Redman & his Orch / Lawd, You Made the Night Too Long / Victor [alt take B] / 4.13.32 / vocal = the Boswell Sisters & Bing Crosby
Tiny Topsy / Just a Little Bit / Federal / Chicago early 1959
Tom Glazer & Dottie Evans / Energy & Motion / Jets (Action and Reaction) / Motivation Records / 1961

set 3
Jimmy Heath / Really Big! / Big "P" / Riverside / 6.24.60
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / Blues Before Freud / Riverside / 4.10.57
Teddy Edwards / Bird Legs / Rex / 7.47
Benny Goodman & his Orch / Yankee Doodle Never Went to Town / RCA Victor / 11.22.35 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Ravens / The House I Live In / Savoy [National] / spring 1948
Jimmy Smith / Angel Eyes / Blue Note / 10.14.58

set 4
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / In the Solo Spotlight / Bud (The Whippet) / Contemporary / 3.14.54
Pete Rugolo & his All Stars / Out On a Limb / Sunday, Monday or Always / EmArcy / LA 7.10.56
Lil Green / Give Your Mama One Smile / Bluebird / Chicago 1.21.41
Die Spree-Revellers / Wer Sich Die Welt Mit Einem Donnerschlag Erobern Will / Kristall / Berlin 1936
Pete "Guitar" Lewis / Raggedy Blues / Federal / LA / 1.3.52
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / You're a Grand Old Flag / RCA / LA 1957
Jubalaires / Ezekiel / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soul song
Jan Bradley / You Gave Me What's Missing / Chess / Chicago 1968