Friday, May 09, 2014

East of the Little Big Playlist


Coffeetime, May 9, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Tough! / Transfiguration / Cadet / Minneapolis spring 1957 
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / Lowland Lullaby / Riverside / 4.14, 20.61 
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Fifth Avenue Sax / radio transcription / mid-1940s
Dick McDonough / Chasing a Buck / transcription? / late 1934
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Sunny Side Up / Okeh / 10.10.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / I’m Telling You Baby / RPM [unissued] / Hollywood 11.2.50 / with Mickey Champion
Toni Harper / Toni / Love for Sale / Verve / LA 12.29.55 

set 2
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Friends, vol 1 / Stars Fell on Alabama / Contemporary / LA 2.11.56 
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3 / Ill Wind / Blue Note / 2.2.57 
Howard McGhee & his Band / Lifestream / Philo / LA Tuesday 9.4.45
The Nicholas Brothers / Keep a Twinkle in Your Eye / HMV / London 9.15.36 / Lew Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1936 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Nobody but Me / V-Disc 513 / LA 7.12.45
Gene Kelly / Heather on the Hill / soundtrack from MGM movie Brigadoon / Hollywood 1954
Warren Lee [Taylor] / Climb the Ladder / Deesu / New Orleans 1966

set 3
“Big” John Patton / Blue John / Dem Dirty Dues / Blue Note / 8.2.63 
Bennie Green / Walking Down / East of the Little Big Horn / Prestige / 5.29.56 
Toni Harper / The Muffin Man / Columbia / LA 2.49 / with Eddie Beal & his Orchestra 
The Four Aces / Too Late / 4-Star / early 1949 
João Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto #2 / Rosa Moreno / Verve / live Carnegie Hall 10.9.64 

set 4
Bud Shank & Bob Cooper / Flute ’n Oboe / Tequila Time / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 11.29.56 
Phineas Newborn Jr / The Great Jazz Piano of Phineas Newborn Jr / Celia / Contemporary / LA 11.21.61 
Willie Smith & his Orchestra / Relaxing After Hours with Willie Smith and his Friends / You Ought to Be in Pictures / Keynote [EmArcy] / LA 5.2.45 
Etta Jones / Osculate Me, Daddy / RCA Victor / 6.11.46 / with J. C. Heard & his Orchestra
Joe Liggins & his Drops of Joy / Hep Cat Boogie / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 12.27.47
Myoshi Umeki / Myoshi / Jeepers Creepers / Mercury / 1959?  
Gladys Knight & the Pips / Letter Full of Tears / Fury / 1961
The Four Internes / Stepped in the Water / Federal / Cincinnati 3.2.53 

last soulful song
The Radiants / It Ain’t No Big Thing / Chess / Chicago 1965