Friday, December 27, 2013

Hot Little Playlist


Coffeetime, December 27, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Donald Byrd / [At the Half Note Café] / Child’s Play / Blue Note [unissued] / live at the Blue Note, 11.11.60 
Yusef Lateef / Cry! - Tender / Butter’s Blues / New Jazz / 10.16.59 
Taft Jordan & the Mob / Louisiana Fairy Tale / Perfect / 2.21.35
Cliff Edwards (aka Ukelele Ike) & his Hot Combination / I’m Tellin’ the Birds, I’m Tellin’ the Bees / Pathé Actuelle / 11.25 (or 11.5.26) 
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Columbia / 1946 / vocal = Harry Babbitt & the Campus Kids
Jane Kean / Winter Was Warm / soundtrack to Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol / 1961  

set 2
John Coltrane / Ballads / I Wish I Knew / Impulse! / 11.13.62 
Kenny Burrell / If You Could See Me Now / Blue Note / live, Five Spot Café 8.25.59 
Don Byas All Stars / Once in Awhile / Jamboree / 6.27.45 
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra / You Need Coachin’ / Commodore / 9.29.44
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / I Wish I Knew / radio transcription / live Palladium, Hollywood 8.16.45 / vocal = Doris Day
Johnny Otis Band / Happy New Year, Baby / Excelsior / 1947 / vocal = Lem Tally 
Jo Ann Campbell / Happy New Year, Baby / Gone / 1958 
Johnny "Guitar" Watson / Hot Little Mama / RPM / LA 1.11.55 

set 3
Doug Watkins / Soulnik / One Guy / New Jazz / 5.17.60 
Metronome All Stars / How High the Moon, part 2 / MGM / 7.9.53 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Once in Awhile / radio transcription / live, Astor Hotel 7.27.40 / vocal = Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers 
Stordahl & his Orchestra and The Bobby Tucker Singers 
The Ravens / Be I Bumblebee or Not / National / 12.22.47 
The Lost & Wandering Blues & Jazz Band / Detour Ahead / live, Beverly (?) 3.31.12

set 4
Jon Eardley / In Hollywood / Black / New Jazz / LA 12.25.54 
Jack Sheldon / Jack's Groove / J.S. / GNP / LA 7.57
The Quintones / Midnight Jamboree / Vocalion / 1940 / with Benny Carter & his Orchestra
Dick Haymes / What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? / Decca / Hollywood 7.25.47 / with Les Paul Trio
Pearl Bailey / Naughty but Nice / Pas Ce Soir / Roulette / 1960
Golden Gate Quartet / Gospel Train / radio transcription / AFRS Jubilee #92 / 1944

last soulful song
The Van Dykes / You’re Shakin’ Me Up / Mala / Fort Worth, Texas 1966

Friday, December 20, 2013

I Want to Wash My Hands, My Face and Hair with Snow

I own an original of this lovely record. Cover = my inner feelings.

Coffeetime, December 20, 2013, Angelynn Grant

bed  
Bill Smith Trio / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959 
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70  

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58 
Gene Ammons / Swinging for Xmas / Aristocrat / 10.12.48
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Hello, Mister Kringle / Columbia / LA 9.7.39 / vocal = Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble 
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / 1947  
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther 
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Peggy Lee, Trudy Stevens / White Christmas / Snow / Decca / Hollywood 1953 / with Joseph J. Lilley and his Orchestra and Chorus; a re-recording of the songs from the Paramount movie
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60  

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977 / with Peter Robbins [Charlie Brown] & Christopher Shea [Linus]
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal); / Fantasy / LA 1965 
Dean Martin / It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Mitch Miller / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / vocal = Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers 
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972 
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / 10.66
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / LA 1973
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Fairy on the Christmas Tree / HMV / London 1936 / vocal = Three Sisters 
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I'd Like You for Christmas / Liberty / 1957 
Sammy Davis Jr. / It's Christmas Time All Over The World / Reprise / LA mid-1965 

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / Hollywood 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / LA 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Capitol Promo)  / Capitol / LA 9.17.47 / with the Pied Pipers
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra 
Alphabetical Four / Go Where I Send Thee / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.67


Friday, December 13, 2013

Nutcracker Playlist


Coffeetime, December 13, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / Roll Call / Roll Call / Blue Note / 11.13.60 
Red Garland / Soul Junction / Woody’n You / Prestige / 11.15.57 
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You / Vocalion / 1937 / vocal = Walter Cummins
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You're All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950
Jo Stafford / Ski Trails / By the Fireside / Columbia / 1956

set 2
Jimmy Hamilton / Can't Help Swinging / There Is No Greater Love / Prestige Swingville / 4.4.61 
Joe Wilder / Wilder 'n' Wilder / Prelude to a Kiss / Savoy / 1.19.56 

Joe Venuti / Jealousy (Jalousie) / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show #17 / Palm Springs 1.24.53
The Ramblers / 13th December Stomp / Decca / London 5.23.33
Raymond Scott & his Orchestra / Send Me Your Love for Christmas / radio broadcast, Your Hit Parade / 1944 / vocal = Dorothy Collins
Slim & Slam / It’s Gettin’ Kinda Chilly / Vocalion / 11.9.38 
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orchestra and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Danny Kaye / The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing / soundtrack to White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 / dialogue with Vera-Ellen 
Videocraft Chorus / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We're a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1969 / vocal = Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles 

set 3
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Easy Living / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
Cal Tjader / San Francisco Moods / Union Square / Fantasy / San Francisco 1958 
Frankie Carle & his Orchestra / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / Columbia / 1947 / vocal = Marjorie Hughes
The Rhythm Kings / Christmas Is Coming at Last / Apollo / 1950 
Bill Lacey with Lil Armstrong & Her Ebony-Aires / Cowboy Santa Claus / Ebony / Chicago 1959
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Christmas Road / Charlie Parker Records / 1962

set 4
Al Caiola & his Orchestra / Guitars, Woodwinds, and Bongos / Give Me the Simple Life / UA / LA 1960 / Ultra Audio Wall to Wall Stereo series 
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Concert Modern / The Nutcracker / Capitol / 1958
Oscar Moore / The Christmas Song / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Johnny Mercer / Winter Wonderland / radio broadcast / Hollywood 1946 / with the Pied Pipers
Dean Martin / Silver Bells / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Jubalaires / John Saw the Number / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Fascinations / Such a Fool / Mayfield / 1968



Dick Robertson & his Orchestra / Meet Me Under the Mistletoe / Decca / 10.18.41


JB Summers / I Want a Present for Christmas / Gotham / Philadelphia 8.30.49 / with Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders http://www.jazzdisco.org/ray-bryant/discography/#490830

Friday, December 06, 2013

Playlist with a Beat



Coffeetime, December 6, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
The Jazz Messengers / Cranky Spanky / Columbia / 12.12.56 
Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman / Three Trumpets / You Gotta Dig It to Dig It / Prestige / 1.26.57 
Friendly Fred [Rich] & the Friendly Five Orchestra / I Know That You Know / radio transcription from Fred's Friendly Five Footnotes / 1931
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton / Just Can’t Help Myself / Peacock [unissued] / Houston 8.13.52 
Doris Day / Love Him / Since I Fell for You / Columbia / LA 1963

set 2
Wynton Kelly, Lee Morgan, et al / Dizzy Atmosphere / Day By Day / Specialty / LA 2.18.57 
Elmo Hope / Homecoming! / Imagination / Riverside / 6.29.61 
Count Basie & the Kansas City 7 / I Want a Little Girl / Impulse! / 3.22.62 
Sol Ho’opi’i & his Novelty Trio / Indiana March / Columbia / 1948 
Oscar Moore & the Three Blazers / Maureen / Atlas / Hollywood 9.15.45 / vocal = Frankie Laine 
Lillian Long / Falsies / Gayety / Hollywood c. 1951 / with Joe Banana & his Bunch, “The Band with Appeal” 

set 3
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet / Lillian / World Pacific [Pacific Jazz] / LA 1957 
Kenny Burrell / At the Five Spot Cafe / 36-23-36 / Blue Note / live, Five Spot Cafe 8.25.59 
Griffin Brothers Orchestra / Blues with a Beat / Dot / 1951 
The Cabineers / Let the Party Go On / Decca / 12.11.40
The Merry Macs / I’m Ridin’ for a Fall / Decca [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1946
Earl Coleman / Earl Coleman Returns / Say It Isn’t So / Prestige / 3.2.56 

set 4
Lennie Tristano / Lennie Tristano / All the Things You Are / Atlantic / live, The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant 6.11.55 
Cannnonball Adderley / In the Land of Hi Fi / Just Norman / EmArcy / 6.18.56 
The Big Three / No More Sweet Potatoes / Columbia / Chicago 9.3.47
Jesse Pearson, Ann-Margret, & Bobby Rydell / Bye Bye Birdie soundtrack / A Lot of Livin’ to Do / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1963
Swan Silvertones / My Rock / He Won’t Deny Me / Specialty / Hollywood 1953

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / Baby, I’m Yours / If You Love Her / Atlantic / Chicago 7.9.63


Friday, November 22, 2013

Hoe Cake, Playlist, and Sassafras Tea



Coffeetime, November 22, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Clifford Brown & Max Roach / Brown and Roach Incorporated / I Get a Kick Out of You / EmArcy / Hollywood 8.5.54 
Jimmy Cleveland / Introducing Jimmy Cleveland / Little Beaver / EmArcy / 8.12.55 
Ray Noble & his New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Pied Piper of Hamelin / HMV / London 12.4.31 / vocal = Al Bowlly 
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Listen, Baby Blues / Apollo / LA 8.45 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant & Cappy Oliver
June Christy / Something Cool / The Night We Called It a Day / Capitol / Hollywood 1953 / with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra

set 2
Prestige All Stars / Tenor Conclave / How Deep Is the Ocean / Prestige / 9.7.56 
The Ramblers / My Sweetie Went Away / Decca / London 5.23.33
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Diga Diga Doo / Victor / 11.15.28 / vocal = Ozie Ware & Irving Mills
The Four Blues / The Vegetable Song / Apollo / 12.17.47 
Phil Harris / That’s What I Like About the South / Woodman, Spare that Tree / RCA Victor / 1947

set 3
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / Foreign Intrigue / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58 
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash! / Travelin’ / Verve / 7.25.63 
Charlie Parker / Barbados / Savoy / live, The Royal Roost 2.12.49 
Connee Boswell / Gay Ranchero / Decca / Hollywood 5.27.41 
The Four Vagabonds / Hoe Cake, Hominy, and Sassafras Tea / Apollo / 11.13.46 
Johnny Hartman / The Voice That Is! / Let Me Love You / Impulse! / 9.24.64

set 4
The Manhattan Jazz All-Stars / Swinging Guys and Dolls / I’ve Never Been in Love Before / Columbia / 10.27.59 
Stan Getz & his Four Brothers / Four and One More / Prestige / 4.8.49 
Fats Waller / Birmingham Blues / Okeh / 10.22 
Sherman “Blues” Johnson & his Clouds of Joy / Sugar Mama / Trumpet / Memphis 9.30.52 
Jerry Orbach & Company / Cast Recording of “The Fantasticks" / Try to Remember / MGM / 6.13.60
The Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41

last soulful song
Marva Whitney / Don’t Let Our Love Fade Away / Excello / Kansas City 1973




Friday, November 15, 2013

The Murphy Playlist



Coffeetime, November 15, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night at Birdland, volume 2 / Quicksilver (take 2) / Blue Note / live, Birdland 2.21.54 
James Clay & David "Fathead" Newman / The Sound of Wide Open Spaces !!!! / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Riverside / 4.26.60 
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra (also issued under pseudonyms Chester Leighton & his Sophomores and Golden Terrace Orchestra) / Makin’ Faces at the Man in the Moon / Okeh / 6.18.31 / vocal = Eddie Walters 
Mabel Smith (Big Maybelle) / Dirty Deal Blues / King [unissued] / Cincinnati late 1947 
Peggy Lee / Black Coffee / (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young / Decca / 5.4.53 

set 2
Red Garland / The Nearness of You / All Alone / Jazzland / 11.30.61 
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / You Go to My Head / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Kenny Drew / Talkin’ & Walkin’ / I’m Old Fashioned / jazz:west / Hollywood 12.55 
Mills Brothers / I Found the Thrill Again / Decca / 9.15.36 / Harry Mills solo
Luther Henderson & his Orchestra / Overwork Blues / Victor / 10.8.47 / vocal = Etta Jones
Camille Howard / Within This Heart of Mine / Specialty / Hollywood 1.26.50
Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1957

set 3
Lee Morgan / Charisma / The Murphy Man / Blue Note / 9.29.66  
Victor Feldman / Merry Olde Soul / Lisa / Riverside / 11.16.60 
Gene Ammons / Tenor Eleven / Chess/Aristocrat / Chicago 5.2.50
Cats & the Fiddle / That’s All I Mean to You / Bluebird / Chicago 7.31.40 
Ella Mae Morse / The Thrill Is Gone / Capitol / Hollywood 7.20.42
Matt Dennis  / Matt Dennis Plays & Sings Matt Dennis: Live in Hollywood / Compared to You / Kapp / live Tally Ho Club, Hollywood 1953 

set 4
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / Cool and Crazy / Boar-Jibu / RCA Victor / LA 3.26.53 
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Yellow Dog Blues / Decca / 6.25.28
Dinah Washington / Mellow Mama Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45
T-Bone Walker / Inspiration Blues / Comet / LA 11.13.47
Ricky Nelson / More Songs by Ricky / Time After Time / Imperial / LA 4.12.60
Swan Silvertones / Singing in My Soul / Where Shall I Go? / Vee-Jay / 1960

last (thankful) soul song
Little Milton / I'm Mighty Grateful / Checker / Chicago 3.4.66


Friday, November 08, 2013

Playlist for Sale


Coffeetime, November 8, 2013 -- Fundraiser Show

no bed

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / No Room for Squares [alternate take] / Blue Note / 10.2.63
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Sweet Eyes / Atlantic / 11.5.58 
Art Blakey's Messengers / Blakey / Mayreh / EmArcy / 5.20.54 
Whispering Jack Smith / It All Depends on You / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 6.17.27 
Dinah Washington / Rich Man's Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45

set 2
John Coltrane / Giant Steps / Countdown / Atlantic / 5.5.59 
John Coltrane, Julian Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball & Coltrane / Grand Central / EmArcy / Chicago 2.3.59 
Bing Crosby / Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? / Brunswick / 10.25.32 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orchestra
Boswell Sisters / If I Had a Million Dollars [alternate take B] / Brunswick / LA 10.4.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orchestra
Ken Nordine / Colors / Green / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell 


set 3 
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / NBC Reference Recording, transciption / 10.28.43 
Hildegarde / I'm Feeling Like a Million / Vocalion / 1935 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Camille Howard / Money Blues / Specialty / Hollywood 2.26.51

set 4 
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / Tenderly / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Gene Ammons / Once in a While / Chess/Aristocrat / Chicago 2.28.49
Etta Jones / The Richest Guy in the Graveyard / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J. C. Heard & his Orchestra

set 5 
Stan Getz / Navy Blue / Roost / 8.15.51 
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / Last Dollar / Okeh / 5.11.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson
King Cole Trio / Money Is Honey / Capitol / Hollywood 11.3.47

set 6 
Peggy Lee (With Benny Goodman & His Orchestra) / Why Don't You Do Right? / Columbia / LA 7.27.42
Ernestine "Annisteen" Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up ('Cause You Can't Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45 
Chubby Newsome / Where's The Money, Honey? / Regal / 2.23.51

set 7
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Cojntemporary / LA 3.28.59
Bobby Blue Bland / Turn On Your Love Light / Duke / Chicago 1961
Swan Silvertones / End of My Journey / My Rock / Vee-Jay / 1957

last (thankful) soul song

Bobby Darin / That's All / That's All / Atco / LA 12.19.58

Friday, November 01, 2013

Big Daddy Playlist


Coffeetime, November 1, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Tina Brooks / True Blue / Miss Hazel / Blue Note / 6.25.60 
Matthew Gee / Jazz by Gee / Out of Nowhere / Riverside / 7.22.56
Freddie Green & his Kansas City Seven / Sugar Hips / Duke / 5.7.45 
Arthur Schutt / Lover Come Back to Me / Okeh / 3.28.29 
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Reaching for Someone / Okeh / 5.22.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew 
The Delta Rhythm Boys / Black Magic / AFRS Jubilee #61 / LA 1.17.44
Kay Starr / I Cry By Night / What Do You See in Her / Capitol / Hollywood 1962 / with Gerald Wiggins Music

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / Come Sunday / Prestige / 5.18.60 
Ernie Felice / Cocktail Time / Solitude / Capitol / Hollywood 1950
Jazz at the Philharmonic / Embraceable You / Mercury / Carnegie Hall 9.18.49 
Sophie Tucker / My Pet / Okeh / 3.9.28 / with Ted Shapiro & his Orchestra
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Don’t Hesitate Too Long / Decca / 10.3.47 / vocal = Annisteen Allen
Frank Sinatra & Count Basie / It Might As Well Be Spring / Wives and Lovers / Reprise / LA 1964

set 3
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / Crash Program / Prestige / 4.18.61 
Curtis Fuller / Cabin in the Sky / In My Old Virginia Home (On the River Nile) / Impulse! / 4.25.62 
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa / Begin the Beguine / Savoy / 2.26.55 
Paul Gayten & his Orchestra / Gayten’s Nightmare / DeLuxe / New Orleans 1949
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Fiddle Diddle / Victor / 10.11.38
Johnny Otis & his Orchestra / I Found Out My Troubles / Savoy / LA 1.11.50 / vocal = The Robins 
James Darren / No. 1 / Sophisticated Lady / Colpix / Hollywood 1959

set 4
Herb Geller / That Geller Feller / Marable Eyes / Bel Canto / LA 3.14.57 
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men Play "Peter Gunn" / Sorta Blue / Contemporary / LA 1.19, 20.59 
Jimmie Revard & his Oklahoma Playboys / Big Daddy Blues / Bluebird / Texas Hotel, San Antonio 10.26.36
The Orioles / Gettin' Tired Tired Tired / Jubilee / 1.17.52 
Elvis Presley / Anyway You Want Me / RCA Victor / Hollywood 9.1, 2, 3.56
The Bronzemen / Dese Bones Gwine Rise Again / Standard transcription / circa 9.39

last soulful song
Wallace Brothers / Thanks a Lot / Sims / 1967

Friday, October 25, 2013

The Playlist Situation


Coffeetime, October 25, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
The Jazztet / Big City Sounds / Bean Bag / Argo / 9.16, 19, 20.60
Dexter Gordon / Doin' Allright / For Regulars Only / Blue Note / 5.6.61 
Chocolate Dandies / Smack / Commodore / 5.25.40
Dick McDonough & Carl Kress / Danzon / Brunswick 1.31.34 
Boswell Sisters / Don’t Tell Him What Happened to Me / Okeh / LA 10.31.30 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Five Guys Named Moe / V-Disc 196 / LA 8.43
Hadda Brooks / Femme Fatale / Dream / Modern / Hollywood 1946

set 2
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / When Sunny Gets Blue / Impulse! / 6.4.63  
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / Skylark / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62 (Christian McBride tells a Freddie Hubbard tale on The Moth)
Frank Wess / All My Life / Commodore / 8.12.54
Kansas City Stompers / Good Feelin’ Blues / Brunswick / Chicago 7.2.29
Georgia White / Daddy Let Me Lay It on You / Decca / Chicago 5.11.36 / with Les Paul
Mildred Bailey / Sunday, Monday, or Always / V-Disc 105B / 11.4.43 / with Teddy Wilson
Frankie Laine / Rockin' / West End Blues / Columbia / LA 1957 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Taking Care of Business / Groove / New Jazz / 3.22.60 
Art Blakey Big Band / Tippin’ (take 1) / Bethlehem [unissued] / 12.57 
Mills Brothers / Shoe Shine Boy / Decca / 6.23.36
Lou Preager & his Band / I Heard You Cried Last Night / Columbia / live, Hammersmith Palais, London c. 1943 / vocal = Edna Kaye & Paul Rich
Sammy Davis Jr / California Suite: Poor Little Extra Girl / Reprise / LA late 1963 / arranged by Marty Paich 

set 4
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, "The Quintets" / Happy Times / Contemporary / LA 1.20.56 
Bill Perkins / Quietly There / Something Different / Riverside / 11.23, 28, 30.66 
Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire / Paramount movie “Blue Skies” / A Couple of Song and Dance Men / Decca / Hollywood 7.24.46 / with John Scott Trotter & his orchestra
Jack McVea & his Door Openers / Swing Man / Black & White / LA 11.47 / vocal = Sammy Yates
Astrud Gilberto / I Haven’t Got Anything Better to Do / World Stop Turning / Verve / 2.4.69
Rugged Cross Singers of Baltimore, Maryland / Try God / Gotham / 1955

last soulful song
Gene Chandler / The Gene Chandler Situation / Groovy Situation / Mercury / Chicago 1970

Friday, October 18, 2013

A Pretty Girl Is Like a Playlist

Conte can break my windshield anytime

Coffeetime, October 18, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / Old World, New Imports / Blue Note / 3.7.63
Clifford Brown / Hymn to the Orient / Blue Note / 8.28.53 
Earl Hines & his Orchestra / Second Balcony Jump / Bluebird / 3.19.42
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / Wha’d Ja Do to Me? / Columbia / London 4.2.31 / vocal = Sid Buckman
Mabel Scott / Baseball Boogie / King / Cincinnati 3.25.50 
Helen Merrill / Helen Merrill / Don’t Explain / EmArcy / 12.22.54 

set 2
Cannonball Adderley with Milt Jackson / Things Are Getting Better / Serves Me Right / Riverside / 10.28.58 
Kenny Burrell / Blue Lights, Volume 2 / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / 5.14.58 
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / Stormy Weather / radio transcription / 1946
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Sensation / Okeh / 9.27.28 / vocal = Rube Bloom 
Hildegarde / A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody / Columbia / London 1936 
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? / Decca / 1947 
Beny Moré / Yo No Fui / RCA Victor / Havanna 1940s

set 3
Terry Gibbs / Il Nutto / El Flippo / Limelight [Mercury] / 4.15.63 
Leo Parker / Rollin' with Leo / The Lion’s Roar / Blue Note / 10.20.61 
Leo Parker & his Mad Lads / Rolling with Parker (Rollin’ with Leo) / Gotham / 12.28.50 
Knites of Rhythm (aka The Southern Sons) / Baby Won’t You Fall in Love / Bluebird / 10.29.41 
Anita O’Day / Tennessee Waltz / 10.26.50 / London / with Ben Homer & his Orchestra
Bobby Darin / This is Darin / My Gal Sal / Atco / 5.12.59

set 3
Pete & Conte Candoli / The Candoli Brothers [Bell, Book & Candoli] / Old Devil Moon / Dot / LA 12.58
Vince Guaraldi / A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Baseball Theme / Fantasy / San Francisco 1964
Sam Butera & the Witnesses / The Big Horn / Hey There / Capitol / Hollywood 1958
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Got a Bran’ New Suit / Electrola / 8.20.35 
Ann Cole / Each Day / Baton / 11.56 / with The Suburbans 
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé's California Suite / La Jolla / Bethlehem / LA 3.7.57 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Marty Paich
The Southern Sons / Go Down Moses / Bluebird / 7.25.41

last soulful song
The Masqueraders / I Ain’t Gonna Stop / AGP / Memphis 1968


Friday, October 04, 2013

Rock My Playlist Away


Coffeetime, October 4, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Prestige All-Stars / Interplay for 2 Trumpets and 2 Tenors / Interplay / Prestige / 3.22.57 
Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce / Jazz Lab / Blue Concept / Columbia / 3.13.57 
Tram, Bix and Lang / For No Reason at All in C / Okeh / 5.13.27
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / That’s My Weakness Now / Columbia / 6.17.28 / vocal = Bing Crosby, Harry Barris, Al Rinker
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / This Is One Time, Baby (You Ain’t Gonna Two Time Me) / RCA Victor / LA 1949 / vocal = Lee Barnes
Peggy Lee / In the Name of Love / Shangri-La / Capitol / Hollywood 8.64

set 2
Charles McPherson / The Quintet/Live! / I Can’t Get Started / Prestige / live at The Five Spot 10.13.66 
Bob Enevoldsen / Smorgasbord / My Ideal / Liberty / Hollywood / 11.25, 29.55 
Morris Lane / Stairway to the Stars / Coral / 5.15.52
Don Redman & his Orchestra / I’m Playing Solitaire / Victor / 12.6.38 / vocal = Quentin Jackson
Miss Rhapsody [Viola Wells] / The Night Before Judgement Day / Savoy / 5.15.45 / duet with Harold Underhill
The Marquees / Rock My Blues Away / Gotham [unissued] / mid-1950s
Jimmy Smith / Ain’t That Love / Blue Note / 10.14.58 / vocal = Bill Henderson

set 3
Herbie Mann's Californians / Great Ideas of Western Mann / Lady Bird / Riverside / LA 7.3.57 
Milt Jackson Sextet / Sweet and Lovely / Savoy / Chicago 2.48 
The Three Keys / Rasputin (That Highfalutin' Lovin' Man) / Brunswick / 4.6.33
Jane Froman / Boy! What Love Has Done to Me! / Columbia / 1941 
Earl Coleman with Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / My Ideal / Prestige / 12.7.56 

set 4
Richie Kamuca / Jazz Erotica [also issued as West Coast Jazz in Hi Fi] / The Things We Did Last Summer / Hi Fi Jazz / LA 5.26.57 
Stan Getz / ’S Wonderful / Roost / 12.10.50 
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding / Kai and Jay, Bennie Green with Strings / Wind Bag / Prestige / 12.3.54 
Noel Coward / Noel Coward New York / I Wonder What Happened to Him (Indian Army Officer) / Columbia / 1956
Betty Everett / I’ll Be There / One-derful! / 1963
The Southern Sons / One Day When the Lord Will Call Me / Victor / 8.28.42

last soulful song
The Hytones / Bigger and Better / A-Bet / 1967

Friday, September 27, 2013

Oh! You Sweet Playlist



Coffeetime, September 27, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Dizzy Gillespie / Something Old, Something New / November Afternoon / Philips / 4.25.63
Jerome Richardson / Midnight Oil / Minorally / New Jazz / 10.10.58 
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be / V-Disc 315B / 11.9.43
Secco's Gitanos / Three Little Words / Decca / Casino van Hamdorff, Laren, Netherlands 3.37
Johnny Otis Band / Gee Baby / Savoy / LA 1.5.51 / vocal = Mel Walker 
Morgana King / Let Me Love You / Mad About Him, Sad Without Him, How Can I Be Glad Without Him Blues / United Artists / 7.58

set 2
Teddy Edwards / Nothin' But the Truth! / But Beautiful / Prestige / 12.13.66 
Urbie Green / [Slidin’ Swing] / I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good / Vanguard [Jazztone] / 8.17.54 
Fats Navarro / Jazz at the Philharmonic / The Things We Did Last Summer / Carnegie Hall 1949 
Billy Banks / Oh! You Sweet Thing / Victor / 8.18.32 / with members of the Mills Blue Rhythm Band
Delta Rhythm Boys / Georgia on My Mind / transcription / 1941
Gene Kelly & Georges Guetary / soundtrack to American in Paris / S’Wonderful / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 7.25.50

set 3
Milt Jackson / The Jazz Skyline / Lover / Savoy / 1.23.56 
Oscar Pettiford / South Pacific Jazz / Oh Lady Be Good (Guamania) / Savoy / USO tour, Guam 1.17.52 
The Charioteers / So Long / transcription / 1942
June Christy  / Hey, Lawdy Papa (47th Street Jive) / Capitol radio transcription / Hollywood 12.45 / with The Kentones 
Johnny Hartman / John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman / Autumn Serenade / Impulse! / 3.7.63 

set 4
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Funky Shepherds / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Cheerful Little Earful / Contemporary / 10.15.56 
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins / Moonlight in Vermont / Tampa / LA 1954
Jerome Richardson / (Follow the Sun On) Highway 101 / Oakland 1945
Frank Sinatra / The Things We Did Last Summer / Columbia / Hollywood 7.24.46 
Jackie DeShannon / This Is Jackie DeShannon / What the World Needs Now Is Love / Imperial / LA 3.17.65
The Trumpeteers / Don’t You See / CBS radio broadcast / 5.9.50

last (soulful) song
Joe Bataan / Singin’ Some Soul / Crystal Blue Persuasion / Fania / 1971


Friday, September 20, 2013

A Playlist is a Sometime Thing


Coffeetime, September 20, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Kenny Dorham & the Jazz Prophets / Volume 1 / The Prophet / ABC-Paramount / 4.4.56 
Kenny Drew / Talkin’ & Walkin’ / Hidden Channel / jazz:west / Hollywood 12.55 
Sam Coslow / You’re a Real Sweetheart / Victor / 8.14.28 
Lil Green / My Mellow Man / Bluebird / Chicago 1.21.41 
Tina Louise / It's Time for Tina / How Long Has This Been Going On / Concert Hall / 1957

set 2
Benny Golson / Benny Golson and the Philadelphians / Thursday’s Theme / United Artists / 11.17.58 
Red Garland / Volume 1 / Prestige Moodsville / Softly Baby / 12.11.59 / with Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 
J.C. Higginbotham / Weary Land Blues / Blue Note / 4.7.39 
Ruth Etting / A Poor Ex-Wife / radio broadcast / Hollywood 1930
Cab Calloway & his Cab Jivers / Your Voice / Bluebird / Chicago 8.18.49
Dean Martin / September Song / live broadcast, The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Show on NBC-TV / 7.26.49  
Chuck Willis / Bless her Heart / Columbia / 1.26.55

set 3
Milt Jackson / Bags Meets Wes! / S.K.J. / Riverside / 12.19.61 
Wardell Gray / Bernie’s Tune / Xanadu: personal recording: Bob Andrews Archive / live, The Haig, Hollywood 9.9.52 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Feelin’ High and Happy / RCA Victor / 4.22.38 / vocal = Martha Tilton
The Prisonaires / I Know / Sun / Memphis 10.17.53 
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis Again / Autumn in New York / Verve / LA 7.23.57 

set 4
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin' Country / Steve Allen Theme / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18-19.58
Steve Allen / Allen’s All Stars / Velvet Eyes / Mercury / live at Joe Pasternak's house, Hollywood 3.24.58 
Tom Glazer & Dottie Evans / Energy & Motion / E-lec-tri-city / Motivation Records / 1961 / with Tony Mottola & Orchestra
Sammy Davis Jr. / Porgy and Bess / A Woman Is a Sometime Thing / Decca / LA 10.28.58 
Bill Landford & the Landfordaires / Troubled, Lord I’m Troubled / Columbia / 12.49

last (soulful) song
Archie Bell & the Drells / Go for What You Know / Atlantic / Philadelphia 11.1.68

Friday, September 13, 2013

Think a Little Playlist



Coffeetime, September 13, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Clark / Leapin’ and Lopin’ / Melody for C [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.61 
George Wallington / Jazz for the Carriage Trade / Together We Wail / Prestige / 1.20.56 
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Nuts About Mutts / radio transcription / 1934 / vocal = Horace Kirby “Saxie” Dowell
Buck and Bubbles / Breakfast in Harlem / Columbia / London 10.5.36
Laurel Watson / Honey in a Hurry / Apollo / 10.15.45 / with the Tab Smith Sextette
Teri Thornton / Devil May Care / Detour Ahead / Riverside / 12.23.60 

set 2
Sonny Criss / Crisscraft / All Night Long / Muse / Hollywood 2.24.75 
John Coltrane / The Coltrane Legacy / Untitled Original (To Her Ladyship) / Atlantic / 5.25.61 
Blind Willie Dunn aka Eddie Lang & Lonnie Johnson / Blue Room / Okeh / 1929 
The Ramblers / Chinatown, My Chinatown / Decca / London 11.9.32 / vocals = Eddy Meenk, Wim Poppink, & Jac Pet
Little Esther / Hollerin’ and Screamin’ / Federal / LA 7.25.52 
Chuck Jackson / Soul Brother’s Twist / Wand / live, Apollo Theater (probable) 1965

set 3
Max Roach [Booker Little] / Award-Winning Drummer [Jazz Series, Vol. 8] / Gandolfo’s Bounce / Time / 11.4.58 
Stanley Turrentine / Stan "The Man" Turrentine / Stolen Sweets / Time / 1959
Charlie Parker / The Genius of Charlie Parker / Klaunstance [original take 1] / Savoy / Detroit 12.21.47 
Eddy Howard & his Orchestra / Words of Love / radio broadcast transcription / live, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago 12.5.45
The Ravens / It’s the Talk of the Town / National / 1.50 
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / Two Different Worlds / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.11.66 

set 4
Hampton Hawes / Four! / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Contemporary / LA 1.27.58 
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Further Definitions / Doozy / Impulse! / 11.15.61 
Andy Iona & The Islanders / Summer Time Girl / radio transcription / Hollywood spring 1939 / vocal = Hilo Trio
Mae West / I Want You, I Need You / Brunswick / Hollywood 10.7.33
Sam Cooke / For Sentimental Reasons / Keen / Hollywood 1957
The Soul Stirrers / I’m So Happy in the Service of the Lord / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last (soulful) song:

Barbara Lewis / Think a Little Sugar / Atlantic / Chicago 1962 / with the Dells


Friday, September 06, 2013

Ain't That Just Like a Playlist



Coffeetime, September 6, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / 1958: Paris Olympia / Justice / Fontana / live, Paris 12.17.58 
Nat Adderley & the Big Sax Section / That's Right! / You Leave Me Breathless / Riverside / 8.9.60 
Reb Spikes’ Majors & Minors / My Mammy’s Blues / Columbia / LA 10.15.27 
Geraldo & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / HMV / London 12.3.38 / vocal = Al Bowly
Ben Smith / Blackstick Boogie / Apollo / 10.46
Dinah Washington / The Swingin’ Miss “D” / I’ll Close My Eyes / EmArcy / 12.6.56 / with Quincy Jones & his Orchestra 

set 2
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Manne-Hole, volume 1 / How Could It Happen to a Dream / Contemporary / live, Shelly’s Manne-Hole, Hollywood 3.3-5.61 
Hal McKusick / Bird Feathers / Don’t Worry ’Bout Me / Prestige / 12.27.57 
Paul Desmond / Paramount movie Advise and Consent / Advise and Consent / RCA Victor / 3.15.62 with overdubbed solo recorded 3.19.62
The Comedian Harmonists / Ah, How Is It Possible! (Ach wie ist’s möglich denn?) / Electrola / Berlin 1.9.33
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Ain’t That Just Like a Woman (They’ll Do It Every Time) / Decca / LA 9.46 
Mabel Mercer / Merely Marvelous / You Fascinate Me So / Atlantic / 1.11.60 / with The Jimmy Lyon Trio 

set 3
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin' / Rosetta / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60 
Slide Hampton Orchestra / Well, You Needn’t / Epic / 4.9.62 
Charlie Parker / Sippin’ at Bells [first take 3/alt take 4] / Savoy / 8.14.47 
Mildred Bailey / Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Ram) / Columbia / 1.5.40 / duet with Roy Eldridge
The 5 Red Caps / Tuscaloosa / Beacon / LA 7.43 
Jimmy Witherspoon / Spoon / It Only Happens Once / Reprise / LA 1961

set 4
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Slappy’s Tune / Contemporary / LA 2.13.56 
Teddy Charles / On Campus: Ivy League Jazz Concert / Too Close for Comfort / Bethlehem / live, Yale 11.21.59 
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / September Song / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53 
Walter Huston / from movie Knickerbocker Holiday / September / United Artists / Hollywood 1944 
Edward Winter / Original Broadway Cast Album for Promises, Promises / Wanting Things / United Artists / 1968
Swan Silvertones / Move Up / Vee Jay / Chicago 12.57

last soulful song
Belita Woods / That’s When I’ll Stop Loving You / Karen / Detroit 7.69 


Friday, August 30, 2013

Jody's Got Your Playlist



Coffeetime, August 30, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / Mobley’s Second Message / The Latest / Prestige / 7.27.56 
Horace Silver / Further Explorations by the Horace Silver Quintet / Moon Rays / Blue Note / 1.13.58 
Henry King & his Hotel Pierre Orchestra / It’s Only a Paper Moon / Vocalion / 9.11.33 / vocal = Dick Robertson
Bixie Crawford / I Got Your Water On / King [unissued] / LA 1949 / with Buddy Banks Sextet 
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella and Her Fellas / Would You Like to Take a Walk (Sump’n Good’ll Come from That) / Decca / 1951 / duet with Louis Armstrong; with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra

set 2
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Cookbook, volume 3 / I’m Just a Lucky So and So / Prestige / 12.5.58 
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / I’ll Remember April / Blue Note / 11.13.57 
The Guitars, Inc / Soft and Subtle / Nature Boy / Warner Brothers / LA 1959 
California Ramblers / Lazy Weather / Columbia / 5.26.27 / vocal = Irving Kaufman
Helen Forrest / Everybody Knew but Me / Decca / Hollywood 11.19.45 / with Les Paul & his Trio
Arthur Prysock / There Goes the Mailman / Peacock / Houston late 1956 
The Spaniels / Everyone’s Laughing / Vee Jay / 3.12.57 

set 3
Prestige Blues-Swingers / Outskirts of Town / I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town / Prestige / 8.29.58 
Les Cinq Modernes / Continental Jazz / Alouette / Somerset / 1960
Fats Navarro / Nostalgia / Fats Blows / Savoy / 12.5.47 
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / I’m in the Mood for Love / radio transcription / 1946 / vocal = Jo Anne Ryan
Bill Johnson & his Musical Notes / Shorty’s Got to Go / Victor / 3.5.47 
Beny Moré / Rezo en la Noche / RCA Victor / Havana 1958

set 4
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + Eleven / Four Brothers / Contemporary / LA 5.12.59 
Billy Taylor / Billy Taylor with Four Flutes / How About You? / Riverside / 7.24.59 
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / Got a Penny / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
Wini Brown / The Sun’s Gonna Shine / National [unissued take 1] / 8.1.49 
Gene Pitney / Gene Pitney’s Big Sixteen, Volume 2 / Fool Killer / Musicor / LA 1965
The Zion Travelers / I Won’t Have to Cross Jordan Alone / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song

Ann Sexton & the Masters of Soul / You’ve Been Gone Too Long / Impel [Seventy 7 Records] / Shelby, North Carolina 1971

You know you've made it when you get the floating head treatment

Friday, August 23, 2013

I Want to Call You Sweet Playlist

Cliff teaches me uke

Coffeetime, August 23, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Scoochie / New Jazz / 4.10.63 
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Low Life / Blue Note / 10.4.59 
Benny Goodman / The Goodman Touch / Benny’s Boogie / Capitol / Hollywood 1947
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Something Had to Happen / Victor / 11.3.33 / vocal = Ramona Davies
Peanuts Holland & his Orchestra / Peanut Butter Blues / Swing / Paris 12.4.46 [10.18.46?] 
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Maybe You’ll Be There / Checker / Chicago 1960 / with Riley Hampton’s Orchestra

set 2
Rocky Boyd / Ease It: Introducing Rocky Boyd [Ease It!] / Stella by Starlight / Jazztime / 2.1.61 
John Dennis / New Piano Expressions / Someone to Watch Over Me / Debut / 3.10.55 
Cliff “Unkulele Ike” Edwards & his Hot Combination / I Want to Call You Sweet Mama / Vocalion / Hollywood 10.26.33 
The Smoothies / Pretty Baby / Bluebird / 1.3.40
T-Bone Walker / I’m About to Lose My Mind / Imperial / LA 1951
Lee Andrews & the Hearts / Glad to Be Here / United Artists / 1958 

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Mosaic / Down Under / Blue Note / 10.2.61 
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / Tiger Lily / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62 [4.11.62?]  
Boswell Sisters, Fran Frey, Frank Munn, Mills Brothers / OK America, part 2: My Romance; The Old Man of the Mountain / Brunswick / 4.14.42 / with Victor Young & The Brunswick Orchestra 
The Ink Spots / I Cover the Waterfront / Decca / 1946 
James Moody / Flute 'n' The Blues / I Cover the Waterfront / Argo / Chicago? 1956 / vocal = Eddie Jefferson

set 4
Victor Feldman / With Mallets A Fore Thought / Wilbert’s Tune / Interlude [Mode] / Hollywood 9.57 
Victor Feldman / Merry Olde Soul / You Make Me Feel So Young / Riverside / 11.16.60 
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / Cool and Crazy / The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud / RCA Victor / LA 4.2.53 
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Marlene Dietrich / Dietrich in London / Marie Marie / Columbia / Queen's Theatre, London 12.12.64
Jubalaires / Alphabets of the Bible (John the Revelator) / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song

Gene Chandler / There Was a Time! / Since You’ve Been Gone / Brunswick / 1968

Friday, August 16, 2013

Kickin' the Playlist Around


Coffeetime, August 16, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins Plus 4 / Pent-Up House / Prestige / 3.22.56 
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia / Mexico City / Blue Note / 5.31.56 
Whispering Jack Smith / A Faded Photograph / Decca / 9.13.40
Peggy Lee / That Old Gang of Mine / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood c. 1.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra 
The 4 Vagabonds / That Old Gang of Mine / Apollo / 7.47 / their last session for Apollo 
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / My Ship / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

set 2
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Stardust / Riverside / 4.27.57 
Australian Jazz Quartet / Bethlehem’s Best / The Girl with the Flaxen Hair / Bethlehem / 2.21.55 
Jimmy Jones Big Four / Weeta / HRS / 8.47 
Fats Waller / Hallelujah / V-Disc/ Hollywood 1943 
Rollin Smith’s Rascals / Kickin’ the Gong Around / Perfect / 1.5.32 
Fred Astaire & ensemble / We Saw the Sea / from soundtrack to RKO movie, Follow the Fleet / Hollywood 1.30.36 / with Johnny Green & his Orchestra
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Todd Rhodes & his Toddlers / Good Man / King / Cincinnati 5.24.51 / vocal = Kitty Stevenson 
Danny Kaye / Ballin’ the Jack / Rambler auto promo LP / Hollywood 12.63

set 3
Thad Jones & Pepper Adams / Mean What You Say / H and T Blues / Milestone / 4.26, 5.4, 9.66 
Oscar Pettiford / Scorpio / Bethlehem / 8.12.55 
Charlie Ventura / Avalon / Clef / 3.7.51 
The Basin Street Boys / I Want to Love and Be Loved / Exclusive / LA late 1945 / vocal = Judy Carol; with the Eddie Beal Trio
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning / Impulse! / 10.17.63 

set 4
Barney Kessel / Let's Cook! / Time Remembered / Contemporary / LA 11.11.57 
Marty Paich Quartet / Featuring Art Pepper / Over the Rainbow / Tampa  / LA 2.20.57 
Conte Candoli / Westcoasting with Conte Candoli and Stan Levey / Tune for Tex / Bethlehem / LA 11.20.54 
Brick Fleagle’s Rhythmakers / On You, It Looks Good / HRS / 5.5.47 / vocal = Chocolate Williams
Willie Parker / You’ve Got Your Finger in My Eye / M-Pac! / Chicago 1967
Anthony Newley / The Genius of Anthony Newley / There’s No Such Thing As Love / London / 1966
The Radio Four / I Feel the Spirit / Nashboro [unissued alt take] / Nashville 4.58 

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Baby You Got It / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967


Friday, August 09, 2013

Playlist, Etc.


Coffeetime, August 9, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Farmer / Modern Art / Mox Nix / United Artists / 9.10, 11, 14.58 
Sonny Clark / Cool Struttin’ / Deep Night / Blue Note / 1.5.58 
Jack Teagarden / Persian Rug / Brunswick / 4.14.39 
The Savoy Orpheans / What Did I Tell Ya? / HMV / Savoy Hotel, London 11.2.26 / vocal = Cyril Ramon Newton
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers / I’ll Get Along Somehow / Modern / LA 1946 / vocal = Charles Brown
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / My Foolish Heart / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60 

set 2
Les Spann / Gemini / Afterthought / Jazzland / 12.8.60 
Teddy Edwards / Sunset Eyes / I Hear a Rhapsody / Pacific Jazz / LA mid-1960
Oscar Moore / Presenting Oscar Moore / To a Wild Rose / Omegatape / LA 12.12, 14.56 
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Stuff, Etc / Decca / 3.17.36 
Louis Armstrong / I Hate to Leave You Now / Bluebird / 12.8.32 
Mabel Scott / Mabel Blues / Parrot / Chicago c. 8.53 / with King Kolax Orchestra
Dean Martin / Love Me, My Love / Capitol / Hollywood 5.15.59
Jimmy Ricks / Jimmy Ricks /  Summertime / Signature / 1961

set 3
Lee Morgan / The Gigolo / The Gigolo (alt take) / Blue Note / 7.1.65 
Flip Phillips & his Orchestra / Swinging With Flip / Salute to Pres / Clef / LA 2.52 
The Dinning Sisters / I Get the Blues When It Rains / Capitol / Hollywood 1947
Georgie Auld / Honey / Musicraft / 5.24.45
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / I Lost Everything / Abkco / LA 1963

set 4
Manny Albam & his Orchestra / More Double Exposure / My Blue Heaven; 720 in the Book / RCA Victor / LA 1961
Cannonball Adderley with Sergio Mendes / Cannonball's Bossa Nova [Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars] / Sambop / Riverside / 12.10.62 
King Cole Trio / To a Wild Rose / Capitol / Hollywood 5.23.45
Billy Taylor / I Don’t Ask Questions, I Just Have Fun / HRS / 6.47 
Georgia Carr / Wasted Tears / Capitol / Hollywood 1953
Don Heitgerd & ensemble / The Prince Is Giving a Ball / from soundtrack CBS broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella / Hollywood 11.2, 5, 6.64 / premiered on CBS TV on 2.22.65
Golden Gate Quartet / Walk in Jerusalem Just Like John / NBC Thesaurus radio program / 1941

last soulful song
Barbara Lynn / This Is The Thanks I Get / Atlantic / Grits & Gravy Studio, Jackson, Mississippi 9.13.67

Friday, August 02, 2013

It's Only a Playlist


Coffeetime, August 2, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / Another Night at Birdland, volume / It’s You or No One / Roost / live at Birdland, 4.10.57 
Lou Donaldson / Blues Walk / The Masquerade Is Over / Blue Note / 7.28.58 
Russ Columbo / Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear / Victor / LA 4.6.32 / with Leonard Joy’s Orchestra 
Gene Phillips & Jack McVea / Slipin’ and Slidin’ / Modern / LA 1950
Ella Fitzgerald / It’s Only a Man / Verve / LA 1.25.56 

set 2
Wes Montgomery / The Wes Montgomery Trio / ‘Round Midnight / Riverside / 10.6.59 
Pepper Adams, Donald Byrd / Out of this World / It’s a Beautiful Evening / Warwick / early 1961 
Don Byas / Don Wails with Kenny / More Than You Know / German Columbia / Köln 2.25.60 
Mezz Mezzrow & his Orchestra / Apologies / Victor / 5.7.34
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / LA 5.24.44
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / All Night Long / Coral / 5.10.44 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Young Jessie / Chuck Jackson & Young Jessie / Well Baby / Crown / 1963
The Barry Sisters / The World of the Barry Sisters / In Meina Oigen Bistie Shain / Roulette / 1964

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 / Leap Frog [partial alt take] / Clef / 6.6.50 
Ida James / You Must Be Blind / Decca / 2.8.45 / with Ellis Larkins Trio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
The Four Buddies / Close to You / Savoy [unissued] / 5.23.51 
Jack Teagarden / Accent on Trombone / Stars Fell on Alabama / Urania / 1954

set 4
Curtis Counce / So Nice / Contemporary / 1.6.58 
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Cycle / Contemporary / LA 2.13.56 
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin' Country / I Want to Be Happy / Pacific Jazz [unissued] / LA 11.29.56
Johnny Mercer / Strip Polka / Capitol / Hollywood 4.6.42
Little Willie John / Are You Ever Coming Back? / King / 6.29.55
Elvis Presley / Elvis for Everyone! / In My Way / RCA Victor / Hollywood 11.7.60
Carolina Kings of Harmony / Going to Ride that Golden Chariot / Trumpet / Raleigh 4.10.53

last soulful song

The Four Puzzles / Especially for You Baby / Fatback / 1967

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Playlistamarole




Coffeetime, July 26, 2013, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
John Coltrane / Dakar / Witches Pit / Prestige / 4.20.57 
Kenny Dorham / Quiet Kenny / Lotus Blossom / New Jazz / 11.13.59 
Cozy Cole All-Stars / Father Co-Operates / Keynote / 2.22.44 
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Your Sunny Disposition and Mine / HMV / London 6.20.30 / vocal = Jack Plant, directed by Ray Noble
Floyd Dixon / Rockin’ at Home / Aladdin [originally Peacock?] Houston late 1949 
Eugenie Baird / Eugenie Baird Sings, Duke's Boys Play Ellington / In a Sentimental Mood / Design / 1958

set 2
Lee Morgan / [Taru] / Haeschen / Blue Note / 2.15.68 
Barry Harris / Luminescence! / My Ideal / Prestige / 4.20.67 
Sil Austin / Plays Pretty for the People / Summertime / Mercury / 2.59 
Oscar Alemán y su Quinteto de Swing / Dulce Georgia Brown aka Sweet Georgia Brown / Odeon / Buenos Aires 11.21.41 
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Moan, You Moaners / Bluebird / 4.29.31 / vocal = George Bias
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / I’m Making Believe / V-Disc 338A / 1941 / vocal = Dotty Salters 
Kay Starr / So Tired / Capitol / Hollywood 11.2.48
Vocaleers / Is It a Dream? / Red Robin / 1953 
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Look Around / Roda / A&M / Hollywood 1967

set 3
Barry Harris / Bull’s Eye / Barengo / Prestige / 6.4.68 
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / From All Sides / Ballad of Pancho Villa / Fantasy / San Fransisco 5.65
The Capitol International Jazzmen / Riffamarole / Capitol / Hollywood 3.30.45 
The 4 Vagabonds / Slow and Easy / Bluebird / Chicago 12.17.41  
Pearl Bailey / Tired / Verve / 2.12.56 
or
Pearl Bailey / Tired / Hope & Crosby Paramount movie, Variety Girl / Hollywood 1947
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Sings / I Fall in Love Too Easily / World Pacific / LA 7.23.56 

set 4
Howard Rumsey / Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 - Oboe/Flute / Albatross / Contemporary / Hermosa Beach, Calif 2.25, 26.54  
Count Basie & his Orchestra / On My Way & Shoutin' Again! / Rose Bud / Verve / 11.2, 3, 5.62 
Gigi Gryce / Nica's Tempo / Kerry Dance / Savoy / 10.22.55 
Hildegarde [Hildegarde Loretta Sell] / I Was in the Mood / British Pathé short / London 1933
Little Milton [Campbell] / Losing Hand / Checker / St. Louis 6.20.62
The Southern Sons / When They Ring Them Golden Bells / Bluebird / 8.28.42

last soulful song
Theola Kilgore / This Is My Prayer / Serock / LA 1963