Friday, May 29, 2015

A Playlist for a Teacher

Young, pouty, and handsome. Sings, too.

Coffeetime, May 29, 2015, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / live at the Café Bohemia, Volume 2 / Avila & Tequila / Blue Note / 11.23.55
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / Two Guitars / radio transcription / 1946
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Stars Fell on Alabama / 9.11.34 / vocal = Tony Sacco
James Moody & his Orchestra / Monday Blues / Vogue / Zurich, Switzerland 5.1.49 / vocal = Al “Fats” Edwards
Morgana King / For You, For Me, For Evermore / If You Could See Me Now / EmArcy / 3.29.56

set 2
Jimmy Smith / I'm Movin’ On / What Kind of Fool Am I? / Blue Note / 1.31.63
Sonny Stitt / Jazz at the Hi Hat / If I Should Lose You / Roost [unissued] / live , Hi Hat, Boston 2.11.54
Art Tatum Trio / Flying Home (theme) & I Cover the Waterfront / radio transcription / from Basin Street club, NYC 10.56 / with Slam Stewart and Everett Barksdale
Helen Proctor / Let’s Call It a Day / Decca / 10.13.39
Bing Crosby & Connee Boswell / Bing and Connee / An Apple for a Teacher / Hollywood 6.22.39 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / What Can It Be? / MGM / 1962

set 3
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Plays / If I Should Lose You / Roost / 12.16.55 
Dizzy Gillespie / Have Trumpet, Will Excite / My Man / Verve / 2.17.59
Joe Thomas & his Orchestra / Tearing Hair / King / 5.21.49
Gray Gordon & his Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra / Moonlight Serenade / radio transcription / 1939 / vocal = Cliff Grass
The Ink Spots / No Wonder / NBC radio broadcast, “The Home Cookin’ Boys from Up Harlem Way” / Philadelphia 7.12.39
Buddy Greco / Buddy & Soul / But Beautiful / Columbia / 1962

set 4
Benny Carter / Swingin’ the ’20s / Sweet Lorraine / Contemporary / LA 11.2.58
Barney Kessel / Some Like It Hot / I’m Thru with Love / Contemporary / LA 3.30-31.59
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Doin’ the Uptown Lowdown / radio transcription / 1934
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Ann Cole / I’ve Got a Little Boy / Baton / 3.59 / with the Suburbans & Orchestra
Astrud Gilberto / Beach Samba / Canoeiro / Verve / 6.9.67 
The Southern Harmonizers / What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? / Specialty / Hollywood late 1947

last soul song
The Incredibles / Crying Heart  / Audio Arts! / Hollywood 1966 

Friday, May 22, 2015

Dans ma Playlist

I'm tuckered out, too, Jane. Too much late night TV.

Coffeetime, May 22, 2015, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Rollins / Movin’ Out / Swingin’ for Bumsy / Prestige / 8.18.54
Max Roach / Max Roach + Four on the Chicago Scene / Sporty / EmArcy / Chicago 6.3.58
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Takin’ My Time / Bluebird / 11.19.40
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Let’s Put Out the Lights and Go to Sleep / Columbia / 9.9.32
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Groovy Movie Blues / Exclusive / Hollywood 1947
Dinah Washington / The Swingin’ Miss “D” [I Wanna Be Loved] / You’re Crying / EmArcy / 12.5.56 / with Quincy Jones & his Orchestra

set 2
Horace Silver / Songs for my Father / Lonely Woman / Blue Note / 10.26.64
Modern Jazz Quartet / Concorde / All of You / Prestige / 7.2.55
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / How Deep Is the Ocean / Dawn / 1956 
Freddy Jenkins’ Harlem Seven / Nothin’ But Rhythm / Bluebird / 8.26.35
Freddy Johnson & Lex van Spall & their Orchestra / I Want to Dance (take 1) / Decca / Casino Hamdorff, Laren, Netherlands 11.29.34 / vocal = Rosie Poindexter
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / [The Hot Canaries] / As Long as I Live / Columbia / Hollywood 1947 / vocal = Jane Russell
The Delegates aka The Kool Gents / I’m Gonna Be Glad / Vee-Jay / 7.56 / with Al Smith’s Orchestra

set 3
Grant Green / Green Street / Green with Envy / Blue Note / 1.1.61
Sonny Stitt / Jazz at the Hi Hat / Flyin’ Home / Roost [unissued] / live , Hi Hat, Boston 2.11.54
Jack Teagarden / You’re the Moment in My Life / Brunswick / 6.23.39 / vocal = Linda Keene 
The Four Vagabonds / Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans / Apollo / 11.13.46 
Yves Montand / Paris Recital / Dans ma Maison / Philips / live at Le Theatre D’Etoile, Paris 1964

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi / The Ghost / World Pacific [Pacific Jazz] / Hollywood 1.4.56
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 5 The Sextet / As Long as I Live / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 11, 12.56
Hattie McDaniel / I Thought I’d Do It / Okeh / Chicago 12.14.27 
The Dinning Sisters / The Iggedy Song / Capitol / Hollywood 1946
Sammy Davis Jr / When the Feeling Hits You / There Will Never Be Another You / Reprise / Las Vegas (“recorded wild in…”) 4.30.64 / with Sam Butera & the Witnesses
Golden Gate Quartet / Our Father / Bluebird / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, South Carolina 10.6.39

last soul song
Al Wilson / La La Peace Song / Goin’ Through the Motions / Rocky Road Records / 1974

Friday, May 15, 2015

Button Up Your Playlist

Jack explains all…in song!

Coffeetime, May 15, 2015, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Paul Chambers / Paul Chambers Quintet / Beauteous / Blue Note / 5.19.57
Cannonball Adderley / The CA Quintet at the Lighthouse / Exodus / Riverside / Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach 10.16.60
Nat Brandwynne & his Stork Club Orchestra / Take My Heart / Brunswick / 5.25.36 / vocal = Buddy Clark
Eddie Cole & his Gang / That’s Right! / Gotham / Philadelphia c. 1948
Julie London / All Through the Night / Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Liberty / Hollywood 7.12,13,16.65 / with the Bud Shank Quintet

set 2
Oscar Peterson / Plays the Cole Porter Song Book / Every Time We Say Goodbye / Verve / Chicago summer 1959
Curtis Fuller / The Opener / Here’s to My Lady / Blue Note / 6.16.57
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / Spring Is Here / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58
The Ramblers / Ragging the Fiddle / Decca / London 5.23.33
Sam Lanin & his Famous Players / If I Had You / Okeh /1.25.29 / vocal = Bing Crosby
The Big Three / Signifying Monkey / Columbia / Chicago 3.11.47
Dinah Washington / Don’t Come Knocking at My Door / Mercury / 1947 / with Teddy Brannon & his Quartet
B.B. King / soundtrack to For Love of Ivy / B.B. Jones / ABC / LA 3.68

set 3
Blue Mitchell / Boss Horn / Tones for Joan’s Bones / Blue Note / 11.17.66
Milt Jackson / Bags Meets Wes / Stairway to the Stars / Riverside / 12.18, 19.61
Johnny Otis Band / Preston Love’s Mansion / Excelsior / LA late 1945
Sarah Vaughan / Button Up Your Overcoat / Musicraft / 11.8.47 / with Ted Dale Orchestra 
The Robins / If It’s So Baby / Savoy / LA 12.1.49
Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto / O Grande Amor / Verve / 3.18, 19.63 / vocal = Joao Gilberto

set 4
Bud Shank / Shank’s Pranks / Nocturne / Hollywood 1954 
Cy Touff Octet / What Am I Here For? / Pacific Jazz / LA 12.4.55
Larry Adler & his Orchestra / St. Louis Blues / Regal Zonophone / London 6.35
Helen Forrest / Baby, What You Do to Me / Decca / Hollywood 2.11.46 / with Les Paul & his Trio
Frank Sinatra & Jack Carson / Don’t Bring Lulu aka Don’t Bing Crosby / radio broadcast AFRS #22 Songs by Sinatra / Hollywood 02.13.46
Mel Tormé with The Meltones / Back in Town / Don’t Dream of Anybody But Me / Verve / LA 4.23, 28 & 29.59
Spiritualaires / Heaven How Do You Do / United [audition] / Chicago 10.14.54 

last soul song
Minnie Riperton / Perfect Angel / Perfect Angel / Epic / 1974

Friday, May 08, 2015

Playlist Is the Root of All Evil

Looking good, Mr. Milton!
Coffeetime, May 8, 2015, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Horace Silver / The Stylings of Silver / Metamorphosis / Blue Note / 5.8.57 
Budd Johnson / Blues à la Mode / À la Mode / Felsted / 2.14.58
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / House of Morgan / Vocalion / Hollywood 5.10.40 
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Thou Swell / Vocalion / London 10.11.29 / vocalist = Lou Abelardo
Erskine Butterfield Quartet / Anything [aka Wee Baby Blues] / Super Disc / 1946 / vocal = Duke Jones
Nancy Wilson / Like in Love / Night Mist / Capitol / LA 1959

set 2
Bobby Troup / Bobby Swings Tenderly / It Never Entered My Mind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57
Lucky Thompson / Thompson Plays for Thomson / medley: Sophisticated Lady & These Foolish Things / Ducretet Thomson / Paris 2.22.56 http://www.attictoys.com/jazz/LT51-56.HTM
Les Cinq Modernes / Continental Jazz / Petite Fleur / Somerset / 1960
Miff Mole & his Little Molers / Feelin’ No Pain / Okeh / 8.30.27 
Sonny Dunham & his Orchestra / Memories of You /Bluebird / 7.23.41
Martha Raye / The Voice / Miss Otis Regrets / Discovery / 1950
The Five Keys / How Do You Expect Me to Get It / Aladdin / 9.23.53 

set 3
Willie Bobo / The Spanish Side of Jazz [Bobo’s Beat] / Bossa Nova in Blue / Roulette / 1962 
Mel Rhyne / Organ-izing / Shoo, Shoo Baby / Jazzland / 3.31.60
Machito & his Afro-Cubans / How High the Moon / live at the Royal Roost 4.23.49
The Mills Brothers / Asleep in the Deep / Decca / 6.20.38
Chick Webb & his Orchestra / It’s Summertime Along the Swanee / Decca / 3.2.39 / vocal = Ella Fitzgerald
Cy Coleman / Cy Coleman Sings Cy Coleman / Why Try to Change Me Now / Columbia / 1974

set 4
Stu Williamson / Jazz Swings Broadway / Progress is the Root of All Evil / World Pacific/Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.12.57
Howard Lucraft / Showcase for Modern Jazz / I’ll Never Say “Never Again” Again / Decca / Hollywood 7.15.57 
Oscar Moore / Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior/Capitol / LA 11.11.42
Little Milton / If Walls Could Talk / Poor Man’s Song / Checker / Chicago spring 1969
Veteran Singers / On the Battlefield / States / Detroit 4.21.52

last soulful song
The Association / Greatest Hits! / Enter the Young / Hollywood 1967

Friday, May 01, 2015

A Playlist Is a Necessary Evil

Making good music together.
Coffeetime, May 1, 2015, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Paul Chambers / Paul Chambers Quintet / Four Strings / Blue Note / 5.19.57
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Late Show / Columbia / 4.5.56
Red Nichols & his Charleston Chasers / Five Pennies / Columbia / 9.6.27
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Until Today / Decca / Hollywood 8.6.36 / vocal = Perry Como
Jesse Stone & his Orchestra / Cole Slaw / RCA Victor / 4.19.49
Ella Fitzgerald / Bewitched / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

set 2
Bill Evans / The Soul of Jazz Piano [Everybody Digs Bill Evans] / Peace Piece / Riverside / 12.15.58
Stanley Turrentine / Jubilee Shout!!! / My Ship / Blue Note / 10.18.62
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / After Hours / RCA Victor / 6.10.40
Cleo Brown / Is Jenny Getting Any, Anymore? / Hollywood Hot Shots / Hollywood circa 12.36 
Hoagy Carmichael / Ole Buttermilk Sky / Decca / Hollywood 4.7.46
Pearl Bailey / The One and Only Pearl Bailey Sings / A Man Is a Necessary Evil / Mercury / 1956

set 3
Pony Poindexter / [Pony’s Express] / Lanyop (alt take) / Epic / 2.16.62
George Shearing / Midnight on Cloud 69 / Four Bars Short / Savoy / 1.31.49
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Please Be Kind / Bluebird / 3.9.38 / vocal = Martha Tilton
The Orioles / Tell Me So [version 2] / Jubilee / 4.49
Joseph “Mr. Google Eyes” August / Life Can Be a Hard Road to Travel / Columbia / c. 12.49 / with Billy Ford & his Musical V-8’s
Bobby Short / Speaking of Love: The Songs of Bobby Short / At Long Last Love / Atlantic / 1958

set 4
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / Moten Swing / Fantasy / Berkeley 6.6.55
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / Blowin’ Country  / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18-19.58
Peggy Lee / I Should Care / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood c. 1.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra 
The Marquees / Rock My Blues Away / Gotham [unissued] / mid-1950s
Anthony Newley / Newley Recorded / This Is the Beginning of the End / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1966
Kansas City Gospel Singers / Trouble All About My Soul / Swing Time / LA 11.50

last soulful song
The Drifters / Dance With Me / Atlantic / 1959