Friday, May 23, 2014

Sorta Playlist


Coffeetime, May 23, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Johnny Griffin / Johnny Griffin, Vol. 2: A Blowing Session / Smoke Stack / Blue Note / 4.6.57 
Julian Priester / Keep Swingin’ / Under the Surface / Riverside / 1.11.60 
The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks / Alone at Last / Victor / 7.13.25 / vocal = Joe Sanders 
Charles Brown & Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / I Want to Fool Around with You / Aladdin / LA 12.18.53
Ella Fitzgerald / [Twelve Nights in Hollywood] / Lorelei; Happiness is a Thing Called Joe  / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

set 2
Arnett Cobb / Ballads By Cobb / Why Try to Change Me Now / Prestige Moodsville / 11.1.60 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Basie Plays Hefti / Pensive Miss / Roulette / 1958 
Sonny Stitt / Sunset / Prestige / 12.11.49 
Les Paul Trio / Sweet Hawaiian Moonlight / Decca / Hollywood 3.29.46
Ida James / No Love, No Nothing / MacGregor Transcription / LA 5.10.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Bing Crosby / Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bongo) / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time 47, ABC radio / Hollywood 12.10.47 / with The Rhythmaires, John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra 
The Prisonaires / If I Were a King / Sun [unissued] / Memphis 1953 
Ricky Nelson / Poor Little Fool / Imperial / Hollywood 8.21.58

set 3
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / Promenade / Riverside / 7.2-3.58 
Red Garland / When Your Lover Has Gone / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60 
Miles Davis / Miles Davis, volume 2 / The Leap / Blue Note / 3.6.54 
Bing Crosby / On Moonlight Bay / V-Disc 149A / Hollywood 8.5.43 / with  The Charioteers, John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra, and James Sherman on piano 
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / I Don’t Care Who Knows / Decca / 12.9.47 / vocal = Ella Johnson
Nelson Gonçalves / O Melhor de Nelson Gonçalves / Meu Vício é Você / RCA Victor / 1955

set 4
Dizzy Gillespie / The Cool World / Coney Island / Philips / 4.21.64 
Ronny Lang Saxtet / The Les Brown All Stars / Sorta Moonlight / Capital / Hollywood 6.21.55
Stan Getz / Intoit / New Jazz / 4.14.50 
Kay Starr / Frying Pan / Lamplighter / Hollywood 1946 / with the Lamplighter All Stars
Jackie Wilson / At the Copa / Lonely Teardrops / Brunswick / live, Copacabana 1962
Carolina Kings of Harmony / I Found Peace and Joy / Trumpet / Raleigh, NC 4.10.53

last soulful song
Wilson Pickett / In the Midnight Hour / Take a Little Love / Atlantic / 11.13.64


Friday, May 16, 2014

No Love, No Playlist


Coffeetime, May 16, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Minority / EmArcy / 5.20.54 
Harold Land / West Coast Blues! / Terrain / Jazzland / San Francisco 5.17.60 
Bill Coleman & his Seven / All Too Soon / Disques Swing / Paris 1.21.50
Billy Cotton & his Band / They All Started Whistling Mary / Regal Zonophone / London 8.24.32 / vocal = Alan Breeze
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Big Fat Mama / Specialty / Hollywood 8.1.47 
Carmen McRae / Bittersweet / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Focus / 1964

set 2
Kenny Burrell / At the Five Spot Cafe / Lover Man / Blue Note / live, Five Spot Cafe 8.25.59 
Mal Waldron / Mal-1 / Yesterdays / Prestige / 11.9.56 
Noel Coward / Poor Little Rich Girl / HMV / London 3.24.38 / with Carroll Gibbons on piano
Martha Davis / The Be-Bop Bounce / Urban / early 1946
Dr. Horse aka Al (Alvergeous) Pittman / Jack, That Cat Was Clean / Fire / 1962

set 3
Howard Roberts / Whatever’s Fair! / Manha de Carnaval / Capitol / LA 1966
Coleman Hawkins / Coleman Hawkins All Stars / You Blew Out the Flame / Prestige Swingville [2005] / 1.8.60 
Clyde Hart’s Hot Seven / Dee Dee’s Dance / Savoy / 12.19.44  
The Mills Brothers / Three Little Fishes / Decca / 7.7.39
Ella Mae Morse / No Love, No Nothin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 10.20.43
Johnny Hartman / John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman / Lush Life / Impulse! / 3.7.63 

set 4
Jack Sheldon / Jack’s Groove / J.S. / GNP / LA 7.57
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / Blues Plus Eight / Mode / 7.57 
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Jangled Nerves / Bluebird / 4.9.36
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Stardust / Victor / 4.15.36 / vocal = Edythe Wright
The 5 Royales / Behave Yourself / King / Cincinnati 6.54 
Cilla Black / Is It Love? / Goin’ Out of My Head / Capitol / LA 1965
Jubalaires / Moses Smote the Water / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Marvelettes / Playboy / Tamla / Detroit 1962

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

Friday, May 02, 2014

Sing for Your Playlist


Coffeetime, May 2, 2014, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Hand / Clarion Calls / Blue Note / 5.31.59 
Lee Morgan / Lee Morgan [aka 1541] / His Sister / Blue Note / 12.2.56 
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Melodrama in a V-Disc Record Room / V-Disc 678B / 8.46
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Sing for Your Supper / Decca / LA 12.18.38 / with Harry Sosnik & his Orchestra
Tiny Bradshaw & Orchestra / One, Two, Three Kick Blues / King / Cincinnati 6.8.50 / duet with Doreana Deane
Annie Laurie / Songs Made Famous by Dinah Washington / Until the Real Thing / Palace / with Specs Williams Quartet

set 2
Hal McKusick / East Coast Jazz 8 / Lullaby for Leslie / Bethlehem / 2.17.55 
Clifford Brown / Strictly Romantic / Vogue / Paris 10.8.53 
King Cole Trio / Laura / Capitol / Hollywood 7.18.52
Lee Sims / Home on the Range / Brunswick / 10.16.33
Sunny Clapp & his Band O’Sunshine [aka The Carolina Dandies] / Come Easy, Go Easy Love / Victor / 7.1.31 / vocal = Hoagy Carmichael 
Phil Harris & his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra / How’s About It? / Columbia / Hollywood 5.3.33 / duet with Leah Ray
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / How Big Can You Get, Little Man? / Decca / 2.6.46
Chuck Jackson / Mr. Everything / The Work Song / Wand / 1965

set 3
Duke Pearson / Sweet Honey Bee / Sudel / Blue Note / 12.7.66
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Jaws in Orbit / Foxy / Prestige / 5.1.59 
Charlie Parker / The Genius of Charlie Parker #1: Night and Day / Lover / Clef / 3.25.52 
Connee Boswell / Time Was / radio transcription, Kraft Music Hall / 8.7.41 / duet with Don Ameche, with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Basin Street Boys / You’re Mine Forever / Exclusive / LA 1947 / with Lucky Thompson Orchestra 
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Rockin’ Chair / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.13.56 

set 4
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / Live at El Matador / People / Fantasy / LA 1966 
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / Aura / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58  
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith / Medley: Heartaches; Managua, Nicaragua / transcription / 1945
Bebe Daniels / You’re Always in My Arms (But Only in My Dreams) / from movie, Rio Rita / Victor / Hollywood 9.16.29 / with the Victor Orchestra directed by Victor Baravelli
Linda Hopkins / Tears of Joy / Crystalette / LA 1954 / with Red Callender Orchestra
Anthony Newley / The Genius of Anthony Newley / She’s Just Another Girl / London / 1966
The Radio Four / I Received My Blessings / Nashboro [unissued alt take] / Nashville 10.59 

last soulful song
Deon Jackson / Love Takes a Long Time Growing / Carla / 1966