Friday, June 03, 2016

Too Many Irons in the Playlist

By hip cover illustrator and artist Ed Renfro

Coffeetime, June 3, 2016, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / Potpourri / Prestige / 4.19.57 
Gigi Gryce / Jazz Lab / Onion Head / Jubilee / 8.9.57
Taft Jordan & the Mob / Night Wind / ARC / 2.21.35 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft_Jordan
Annette Hanshaw / Walkin’ My Baby Back Home / Harmony / 2.20.31 
Chuck Higgins & his Mellotones / Motor Head Baby / Combo / LA 11.52 / vocal = John Watson (later known as Johnny “Guitar” Watson) http://koti.mbnet.fi/wdd/chuckhiggins.htm
Lee Wiley / Dave Garroway Presents The Wide, Wide World Of Jazz / Stars Fell on Alabama / RCA Victor / 6.12.56 / with Deane Kincaide’s Dixieland Band 

set 2
Bobby Timmons / Soul Time / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Riverside / 8.12, 17.60
Tadd Dameron Orchestra / Dial “B” for Beauty / Prestige / 6.11.53
Lester Young / I Cover the Waterfront (take 1) / Clef / Hollywood spring 1946
Teddy Bunn / Bachelor Blues / Blue Note / 2.28.40
The Mills Brothers / Too Many Irons in the Fire / Decca / 1944
Jimmy Witherspoon / It / Federal / LA 6.4.53
Quarteto Em Cy (The Girls from Bahia in the US) / ¡Revolución Con Brasilia! / Dindi / Warner Brothers / 1967

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Juju / Yes or No / Blue Note / 8.3.64
Cal Tjader / A Night at the Blackhawk  / Stompin’ at the Savoy / Fantasy / live, The Blackhawk, San Francisco winter 1958-59
Mildred Bailey / Don’t Dally with the Devil / Vocalion / 9.21.39 / with Alec Wilder & his Orchestra and The Charioteers
The Four Aces / Ain’t It a Cryin’ Shame / Trilon / San Francisco 7.47 
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / There’s a Small Hotel / MGM / 1962

set 4
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Mountain Greenery / Contemporary / LA 12.4.56  
Clifford Brown & Art Farmer / Clifford Brown Memorial / Falling in Love with Love / Prestige / Stockholm 9.15.53 / with the Swedish All Stars
Charlie Parker & his Orchestra / Leap Frog / Clef / 6.6.50
Frankie Laine & Buck Clayton / Jazz Spec / Roses of Picardy / Columbia / 10.25.55 
Aretha Franklin / Aretha Now / You Send Me / Atlantic / 1968
The Soul Stirrers / The End of My Journey / Specialty / 2.27.53

last soulful song
Al Green / Let’s Stay Together / What Is This Feeling / Hi / Memphis 1971