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