Friday, March 25, 2016

The Playlist Done Got Me (And Gone)

She sings, she dances, she rocks!

Coffeetime, March 25, 2016, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Oliver Nelson / Straight Ahead / Straight Ahead / Prestige / 3.1.61
Elmo Hope / Hope Meets Foster / Fosterity / Prestige / 10.4.55
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Featuring the Boys / radio transcription / mid-1940s
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / That’s What Puts the “Sweet” in Home, Sweet Home / Victor / Chicago 11.21.28 / vocal = Harold Stokes
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / The Blues Done Got Me (And Gone) / Queen / 12.45
Rosemary Clooney & Bing Crosby / Fancy Meeting You Here / I Can’t Get Started / RCA Victor / Hollywood 8.11.58

set 2
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / I’m a Fool to Want You / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Ralph Burns & his Ensemble / Spring Sequence [Bijou] / Spring in Naples / Period [Bethlehem] / 1955
Jack McVea & his Band / Don’t Blame Me / Apollo / LA 8.45
Fats Waller / Carolina Shout / Victor / 5.13.41 
Ruth Etting / Button Up Your Overcoat / Columbia / 3.11.29
Belle Baker / Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen / Brunswick / 12.21.37 / with Gene Kardos & his Orchestra
The Moonglows / He Lied / Chess [unissued] / Chicago c. 1.55 
Jimmy Rushing / Five Feet of Soul / Oooh! Look-a-There Ain’t She Pretty / Colpix / 1.22-23.63

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / T ’n A Blues / Impulse! / 2.4.64
Stanley Turrentine / [Mr. Natural] / Shirley / Blue Note / 9.4.64
Julian Dash & his Orchestra / Creamin’ / Mello-Roll / 1950
Betty Hutton / It Had to Be You / Capitol / Hollywood 1944 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Cab Calloway Orchestra / Frosty Morning / Regal / 12.50

set 4
Dave Pell / Jazz Goes Dancing (Prom to Prom) / Dance for Daddy / RCA Victor / Hollywood 5.28, 31 & 6.4.56 
Howard Lucraft / Showcase for Modern Jazz / Two-Part Contention / Decca / Hollywood 7.8.57 
Paul Smith / Paul Smith Quartet / All for You / Skylark / Hollywood 11.13.53 
King Cole Trio / My Lips Remember Your Kisses / Premier / Hollywood 11.2.43
The Mills Brothers / I Guess I’ll Get the Papers (And Go Home) / Decca / 1944
Irene Reid / It’s Too Late / Big Spender / Verve / 3.66 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Frank Foster
Golden Gate Quartet / He’s My Rock, My Sword, My Shield / radio transcription, NBC Thesaurus 986 / 1941

last soulful song
Dee Dee Warwick / I Can’t Wait to See My Baby’s Face / Atco / c. 1970

Friday, March 18, 2016

The Runaway Playlist

I’ve got a new crush.

Coffeetime, March 11, 2016, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Clark / Lover / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.5.58
Johnny Griffin / The Congregation / Latin Quarter / Blue Note / 10.13.57
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Grand Central Getaway / V-Disc 391B / LA 3.45
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Nobody But You / Okeh / 5.21.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew 
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / My Man Stands Out / Capitol / Kansas City 4.49
Martha Wright / Censored: Sings Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart, and Others / Why Can’t I? / Jubilee / 1956 / with Joe Harnell Trio

set 2
Ike Quebec / It Might as Well Be Spring / It Might as Well Be Spring / Blue Note / 12.9.61
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / There Will Never Be Another You / Riverside / 7.2-3.58
Bert McLean’s Jazz Hounds / Calypso / Calaloo / Bluebird / Trinidad c. 2.37
Vernon Dalhart [Marion Slaughter] / The Runaway Train / Victor  / 3.4.25 
Jewish Art Quartet / Zaynin Mir Chasidimlach (We Are Hassidim) / Columbia [unissued demo] / 2.16.34
Rose Mitchell / Baby, Please Don’t Go / Imperial / New Orleans 1954
Jane Morgan / The Day the Rains Came / Bambino / Kapp / 1958

set 3
Jackie McLean / Consequence / Consequence / Blue Note [unissued] / 12.3.65
Horace Silver / Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers / The Preacher / Blue Note / 11.13.54
Charlie Ventura / East of Suez / Sweet Georgia Brown / Regent / 1949
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / I’m Lost / Capitol / Hollywood 5.21.44 / vocal = Dick Gray
The Vocaleers / Hurry Home / Red Robin / 1953 
Buddy Greco / My Buddy / Misty / Epic / live, Le Bistro, Chicago 1959

set 4
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / No Moon at All / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Henry Mancini / Combo! / Swing Lightly / RCA Victor / Hollywood 6.17.60
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Chairman of the Board / Half Moon Street / Roulette / 4.28.58
Bing Crosby / Someone to Watch Over Me / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time, ABC radio / Hollywood 2.11.48 with Oscar Levant & Joe Venuti 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / John, Stop Teasing Me / Decca / 4.2.41
Peters Sisters / The Terrific Peters Sisters / Sing Baby Sing / Columbia / 1961
The Angelic Gospel Singers & The Dixie Hummingbirds / Dear Lord, Look Down Upon Me / Gotham / Philadelphia late 1950

last soulful song
Gladys Knight & the Pips / Giving Up / Maxx / 1964

Friday, March 11, 2016

(Love Is) The Tender Playlist

Strong woman!

Coffeetime, March 11, 2016, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 [1557] / Domingos / Blue Note / 3.24.57
Dizzy Gillespie / Have Trumpet, Will Excite / Woody’n You / Verve / 2.17.59
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / Let’s Misbehave / Victor / 3.1.28 / vocal = Phil Saxe & chorus 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / The Green Grass Grows All Around / Decca / Chicago 11.22.41
Marlene Dietrich / Overseas: American Songs in German for the O.S.S. / Mein Mann Ist Verhindert [Miss Otis Regrets] / Columbia / late August 1944

set 2
John Coltrane / Olé / Aisha / Atlantic / 5.25.61
Oscar Peterson / Plays the George Gershwin Song Book / The Man I Love / Verve / summer 1949
Don Byas / Body and Soul / Prestige / Paris 12.4.46
Larry Adler / I Got Rhythm / Columbia / Paris 5.31.38 /  with le Quintette du Hot Club de France
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Stay Out of Love / Pathé Marconi / Studio de l’avenue de la Grande-Armée, Paris 1.17.36 / vocal = June Cole
Danny Kaye / Mommy, Gimme a Drinka Water / Just Imagine! / Capitol / Hollywood 1958
Bobby “Blue” Bland / His California Album / I’ve Got to Use My Imagination / Dunhill / LA 1973

set 3
Duke Pearson / Sweet Honey Bee / Big Bertha / Blue Note / 12.7.66
Howard Roberts / H.R. Is a Dirty Guitar Player! / Smokin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 6.3, 4, 5 & 7.16.63 
Les Paul Trio / I’ve Found a New Baby / V-Disc 751B / Hollywood 1947
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / Woodchopper’s Ball! / Irresistible You / Decca / 3.23.44 / vocal = Frances Wayne
Delta Rhythm Boys / A One Sided Affair / Decca / Hollywood Wednesday, 5.22.46 / with Les Paul Trio
Bobby Short / Mabel Mercer & Bobby Short: Second Town Hall Concert / Medley: What Is There to Say?; This Is Romance; Now / Atlantic / 5.18.69

set 4
Stan Getz / Imagination / Roost / 12.10.50
Jimmy Cleveland & his Orchestra / Cleveland Style / Long Ago and Far Away / EmArcy / 12.12.57
George Siravo Band / Polite Jazz / You’re an Old Smoothie / Kapp / 1956 
Pete Johnson / Goin’ Away Blues / radio broadcast, “Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street” / 8.18.40 / vocal = Joe Turner
Peggy Lee / Imagination / Capitol / LA 4.4, 8.49
Frank Sinatra / This Is Sinatra! / (Love Is) The Tender Trap / Capitol / Hollywood 1955 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
Bobby Darin / That’s All / That’s the Way Love Is / Atco / Hollywood 12.19.58
The Pattersonaires / A Child of God; Till Jesus Comes / Chalice [unissued] / Memphis 1968

last soulful song
Bobby Vee / Charms / Liberty / 1963

Friday, March 04, 2016

This Playlist's Too Hip for Me

Ya gotta look at me like that, Bobby?

 Coffeetime, February 19, 2016, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Flight / Ghana / Blue Note / 1.25.60
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Craft / Confirmation / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / White Heat / Victor / 1.26.34
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / Dinner at Eight / HMV / London 10.12.33 / vocal = Al Bowlly 
Jack McVea’s All Stars / Fightin’ Mama Blues / Melo-disc / Hollywood 12.47 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant 
Anita O’Day & Cal Tjader / Time for Two / Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year / Verve / Hollywood 2.26-28.62 

set 2
Eddie Johnson / Indian Summer / Blue Star / Nessa / Chicago 6.24 & 7.2.81
Art Farmer / Modern Art / Darn That Dream / United Artists / 9.10, 11, 14.58
Howard McGhee / Body and Soul / Regent / Guam 1.17.52
J. C. Cobb & His Grains Of Corn / Smoke Shop Drag / Vocalion / Chicago 2.11.28 / vocal = J. C. Cobb 
Willie Bryant Orchestra / The Voice of Old Man River / Victor / 8.1.35
Betty Hall Jones / This Joint’s Too Hip for Me / Capitol / Hollywood 2.11.49 
Lester Williams / Hey Jack / Duke / Houston 1950
Tom Jones / Close Up / Witch Queen of New Orleans / Parrot / London 1972

set 3
Stan Kenton / New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm / Improvisation / Capitol / Hollywood 9.8-16.52
George Barnes / Guitars Galore / Sugar / Mercury / LA 1961 
Red Prysock & his House Rockers / Jump for George / Red Robin / 5.52
Mills Brothers / Stardust / Decca / West Hempstead, England 2.18.39
Ella Mae Morse / Jam Session on The Red River Valley / AFRS Swingtime #36 / Hollywood 1946 / with the AFRS Orchestra, Mel Tormé & the Mel-tones, and arranged & conducted by Murray McEachern 
Billy Eckstine / I Surrender Dear / I Surrender Dear / EmArcy / 1955

set 4
Georgie Auld / Plays the Winner / It’s a Good Day / Philips / Hollywood 4.2.63
The Four Brothers / …Together Again! / Four and One Moore / RCA Victor / 2.11.57
Charlie Ventura / East of Suez / Soothe Me / Regent / 1949 / vocal = Buddy Stewart
Rafael Muñoz & his Orchestra / Top Pops of Latin America / Prisonero del Mar / RCA Victor / 1955
Bobby Darin / That’s All / That’s the Way Love Is / Atco / Hollywood 12.19.58
Original Soul Revivers / Lord, I’ve Done You Wrong / Mryl / 1961

last soulful song
Kid Creole & the Coconuts / I’m a Wonderful Thing, Baby / Sire / 1982