Friday, April 27, 2012

ESP (Extrasensory Playlist)


Coffeetime, April 27, 2012, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Booker Little [Max Roach] / Jazz Series, Vol. 8 [Award-Winning Drummer] / Variations on the Scene / Time / 11.4.58 
Kenny Dorham / Jazz Contemporary [Jazz Series, Vol. 8] / A Waltz / Time / 2.11.60 
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & hisOrchestra / Swingin’ on Lenox Avenue / Bluebird / 5.14.39
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Friendly / Columbia / London 5.5.31 / vocal = Sid Buckman
The Four Clefs / V-Day Stomp / Bluebird / Chicago 2.28.45 / lead vocal = Johnny Green
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / It Never Entered My Mind / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60 

set 2
Ike Quebec / Blue & Sentimental / Blue and Sentimental / Blue Note / 12.16.61 
Matty Matlock & his Jazz Band / Music from Jack Webb’s Pete Kelly’s Blues / Sugar / Columbia / 1955 
Art Tatum / Where or When / V-Disc [unissued] / Hollywood late 1.46
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Do You or Don’t You Love Me / Bluebird / 5.23.36 / vocal = Teddy Lewis
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Run Joe / Decca / Hollywood 1948
Chuck Willis / Baby’s on My Mind / Okeh [unissued] / 6.27.51

set 3
Machito / The Spanish Side of Jazz [Kenya: Afro-Cuban Jazz] / Congo Mulence / Roulette / 12.17, 19, 24.57 
Duke Pearson / Wahoo! / ESP (Extrasensory Perception) / Blue Note / 11.24.64 
Terry Gibbs / T & S / Prestige / 3.14.49 
Jo Stafford / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / radio transcription, AFRS Melody Hour #332 / Hollywood 3.9.50 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra and introduced by Dick Haymes
Matt Dennis / She Dances Overhead / This Funny World / RCA / 1955

set 4
André Previn / Soundtrack for Two for the Seesaw / Everybody’s Got a Radio / United Artist / Hollywood 1962
Ben Shank / Soundtrack for Slippery When Wet / Soupsville / World Pacific / Hollywood 4.18.59
Jack Millman Sextet / Shades of “Things to Come” / Skylark / Liberty / LA 9.55
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / My Sugar Is So Refined / Capitol / Hollywood 5.26.46
Mighty Sparrow / Tatoo Woman / English Diplomacy / National / 1965 
The Hightower Brothers / Lord I’m Running / Nashboro [unissued] / Nashville early 1960s

last soulful song
Al Green / The Belle Album / Loving You / Hi Records / Memphis 1977

Friday, April 13, 2012

Rocks in My Playlist


Coffeetime, April 13, 2012, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Johnny Griffin / The Little Giant / Olive Refractions / Riverside / 8.4 & 5.59 
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / I’ve Got the World on a String / Capitol / LA 3.14.56 
Dickie Wells & his Orchestra / Hello Babe / Signature / 12.21.43 
Ruth Etting / You’ve Got Me Crying Again / Banner / 3.29.33
The Basin Street Boys / Jumping at the Jubilee / Exclusive / LA late 1945 / with the Eddie Beal Trio  
Clifford Brown / Jam Session / Darn that Dream / EmArcy / LA 8.14.54 / vocal = Dinah Washington 

set 2
Clifford Brown / Best Coast Jazz / You Go to My Head / EmArcy / LA 8.11.54 
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Malinda’s Wedding Day / Bluebird / 7.31.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / Running Wild / Varsity / 12.47
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / My Ohio Home / Columbia / 1954 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra 

set 3
James Clay / A Double Dose of Soul / Linda Serene / Riverside / LA 10.11.60 
Cy Coleman / Pianorama / I Got Lost in His Arms / Capitol / 1961
Lennie Tristano / Wow / Capitol / 3.4.49 
Charlie Parker / The Genius of Charlie Parker #7: Jazz Perennial / Celebrity / Verve / 10.50 
Tadd Dameron & his Orchestra / Heaven’s Doors Are Open Wide / Capitol / 4.21.49 / vocal = Kay Penton 
The Robins / I’m Through / Savoy / LA 2.13.50 
Bobby Short / Sing Me a Swing Song / Rocks in My Bed / Atlantic / 1957

set 4
Lennie Neihaus / Lennie Niehaus, Vol 5 / Elbow Room / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 11, 12.56 
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / I Can’t Believe that You’re in Love with Me / Bethlehem / 11.16.54 
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / Let the Punishment Fit the Crime / Bluebird / 4.8.39 / vocal = Jimmy Mitchelle
Peggy Lee / The Old Master Painter / 11.16.49 / with Mel Tormé & the Mellomen
Freda Payne / After the Lights Go Down Low and Much More!!! / Out of this World / Impulse / 9.18.63 
Jubalaires / I Declare the World Is in a Bad Condition / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Gene Chandler / The Gene Chandler Situation / Simply Call It Love / Mercury / 1970

Friday, April 06, 2012

There's a Playlist at the Door


Coffeetime, April 6, 2012, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
John Coltrane / Settin’ the Pace / Rise and Shine / Prestige / 3.26.58 
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / Big Ben / Mode / 7.57 
Carroll Gibbons & the Savoy Hotel Orpheans / Sixty Seconds Got Together / Columbia / London 6.10.38 / vocal = George Melachrino
Harry “Sweets” Edison & his Orchestra / Ain’t Cha Gonna Do It? / radio transcription? / LA 10.45
Larry Darnell  / Don’t Go, Don’t Go / Regal / 1950 / with Paul Gayten’s Band 
Teri Thornton / Devil May Care / Left Alone / Riverside / 1.10.61 

set 2
The Prestige All Stars / Roots / Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child / Prestige / 10.25.57 
Henry Mancini / Combo! / Dream of You / RCA Victor / Hollywood 6.14, 17, 21.60
Charlie Mariano / Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / Bethlehem / 7.11.55 
Cliff “Ukelele Ike” Edwards / The Night Is Young and You’re So Beautiful / Decca / LA 12.17.36 / with Andy Iona & his Islanders
Four Blackamoors / Break It Up Charlie / Decca / 12.12.40
Elmer Christian & his Bar X Cowboys / A Rainy Sunday Night / Globe / Houston early 1946
Jimmy Higgins & his Drops of Joy / Saturday Night Boogie Woogie Man / Specialty / Hollywood 5.4.50

set 3
Kenny Burrell / Midnight Blue / Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You / Blue Note / 1.8.63 
Hal McKusick / Bird Feathers / Con Alma / Prestige / 12.27.57 
Flip Phillips Hiptet / Swingin’ for Popsie / Signature / 6.45
The Mills Brothers / Sixty Seconds Got Together / Decca / 7.19.38
Sarah Vaughn / Penthouse Serenade / Musicraft / LA 1948 / with Teddy Wilson Octet
Nat King Cole / Top Pops / Funny! (Not Much) / Capitol / Hollywood 1952 / orchestra conducted by Pete Rugolo

set 4
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / Hey Sam / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / Brew’s Blues / Fantasy / Berkeley 6.6.55 
Taft Jordan & The Mob / Louisiana Fairy Tale / Melotone / 2.22.35 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Could I Know? / RCA Victor / LA early 1949 / vocal = Lee Barnes
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / There’s a Man at the Door / Columbia / 12.23.47
Harmonizing Four / Come Over Here / Gotham [unissued] / early 1950s

last soulful song
Lee Williams & the Cymbals / It’s Everything About You (That I Love) / Carnival / 1968