Friday, December 29, 2017

Playlist di Modernage

Cuddle me, Miltie – it's cold in Cambridge!
Coffeetime, December 29, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Minor Mode / Riverside / 11.18.59
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown & Max Roach / The Blues Walk / EmArcy / 2.24.55
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Blues in My Heart / Decca / The Hague 8.17.37
Whispering Jack Smith / A Faded Photograph / Decca / 9.13.40
Bing Crosby / Let’s Start the New Year Right / Decca / Hollywood 1942
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60

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

set 2
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / Quarter Moon / Epic / 7.13.61
Jon Eardley / Hey There / If You Could See Me Now / Prestige / 3.14.55
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Temp di Modernage / Parlophone / 6.10.31
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra / The Voice of Old Man River / Victor / 8.1.35
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Bluebird / 1939 / vocal = Tony Pastor
Roy Brown / I’ve Got the Last Laugh / DeLuxe / Cincinnati 1.16.51
Peggy Lee / Song at Midnight / Capitol / Hollywood 6.3.49 / with the Jud Conlon Singers

set 3
John Coltrane / Lush Life / I Love You / Prestige / 8.16.57
Julius Watkins / Volume 1 / I Have Known / Blue Note / 8.4.54
Fats Navarro / Ice Freezes Red / Savoy / 1.29.47
Glenn Miller & his Orchestra / It Happened in Sun Valley / Bluebird / Hollywood 8.11.41 / vocal = Paula Kelly, Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, &  The Modernaires
Gotham’s Four Notes / Away / Gotham / 1948
T-Bone Walker / How Long Blues / Atlantic / LA 12.27.57

set 4
Chet Baker / Big Band / Tenderly / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.26.56
Pete Rugolo / Music for Hi-Fi Bugs / Snowfall / EmArcy / LA 7.11.56
Lester Young / The Master’s Touch / Ding Dong [take 3] / Savoy / 6.28.49
Barney Bigard & his Jazzopators / Utt-da-zay (The Tailor Song) / Vocalion / 6.8.39 / vocal = The Quintones
Little Milton / Losing Hand / Checker / Chicago 1962
Bing Crosby / White World of Winter / Reprise / Hollywood 1964 / also performed live on  ABC TV broadcast, Hollywood Palace / Hollywood 12.25.65
Zion Travelers / Down by the River / I’ve Started / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Ty Hunter / Love Walked Right Out on Me / Chess / Chicago 1964



Friday, December 22, 2017

Merry Playlist, I Love You, Jr.


Coffeetime, December 22, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Hello, Mister Kringle / Columbia / LA 9.7.39 / vocal = Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / Hollywood 6.26, 27.47 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Here Comes Santa Claus / radio broadcast, The Bing Crosby Show For Chesterfield / Hollywood 12.3.49 / with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires {Conlon, Mack McLean, Charles Parlato, Loulie “Lily” Jean Norman, Gloria Wood} and John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen / Snow / soundtrack, Paramount movie White Christmas / Hollywood 1953
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60

bed
Bill Smith Trio / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977 / with Peter Robbins [Charlie Brown] & Christopher Shea [Linus]
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal); / Fantasy / LA 1965
Dean Martin / It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / with = Mitch Miller
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

bed
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / Chicago 10.66
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / Pittson PA, WVIA 1973
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Fairy on the Christmas Tree / HMV / London 1936 / vocal = Three Sister
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / Hollywood fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I’d Like You for Christmas / Liberty / LA 1957
Sammy Davis Jr. / It’s Christmas Time All Over The World / Reprise / LA mid-1965

bed
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / Hollywood 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / Hollywood 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town; Jingle Bells (Capitol Promos) / Capitol / Hollywood 9.17.47; 1946 / with the Pied Pipers
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
Nancy Wilson / That’s What I Want for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 11.18.63
Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soul (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.67

Friday, December 15, 2017

I've Got My Playlist to Keep Me Warm


Coffeetime, December 15, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / This I Dig of You / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Boomerang / Riverside / 4.27.57
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You / Vocalion / 12.12.37 / vocal = Walter Cummins
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You’re All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950
Jesse Thomas / Christmas Celebration / Swing Time / LA 1951
Sparky / I Don’t Want a Lot for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 1952 / with music by Billy May https://youtu.be/48a4l3sNb1k
Jo Stafford / Ski Trails / By the Fireside / Columbia / 1955 / with The Starlighters

set 2
Ike Quebec / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.20.62
Jimmy Hamilton / Can’t Help Swinging / Dancing on the Ceiling / Prestige Swingville / 4.4.61
Bing Crosby / I’d Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 5.14.47 / duet with Lindsey Crosby; with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires
Andrew Sisters / I’d Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus / Decca / Hollywood 9.20.50
Eddy Duchin & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Brunswick / 5.16.39 / vocal = Johnny MacAfee
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orchestra and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Danny Kaye / The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing / soundtrack to White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 / dialogue with Vera-Ellen (ends, “I don’t weigh very much.”)
Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We’re a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1964

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Greensleeves / Prestige / 11.7.58
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Yesterdays / EmArcy / 5.2.57
Lowell Fulson / Christmas Party Shuffle / Swing Time / LA 1950
Frankie Carle & his Orchestra / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / Columbia / 1947 / vocal = Marjorie Hughes
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 1.11.50 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires
The Rhythm Kings / Christmas Is Coming at Last / Apollo / 1950
Wardell Gray / Jingle Jangle Jump / Swing Time / LA 6.9.52 / vocal = Gladys Bentley
Dean Martin / Christmas Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 10.5.53
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Christmas Road / Charlie Parker Records / early 1960s

set 4
Stephane Grappelli / I Want to Be Happy / Barclay / Paris 4.10.56
Oscar Moore / The Christmas Song / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Winter Wonderland / Bluebird / 10.23.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
The Starlighters / I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Jimmy Witherspoon / How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around / Swing Time / LA 1951
June Hutton / Song of the Sleigh Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 11.26.52 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Mabel Mercer / At Town Hall / Season’s Greetings / Atlantic / 5.19.68
Alphabetical Four / Go Where I Send Thee / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
The Fascinations / Just Another Reason / Mayfield / 1968



Friday, December 08, 2017

Go Back to the Playlist You Love

Bow Tie, Big Band, and a Wink

Coffeetime, December 8, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Free Form / French Spice / Blue Note / 12.11.61
Lee Morgan / Candy / C.T.A. / Blue Note / 2.2.58
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Dinah / Victor / 1.28.26
Durium Dance Band / By the Fireside / Durium flexidisc / London 3.15.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
T-Bone Walker & his Guitar / Go Back to the One You Love / Capitol / Hollywood 12.18.47
Dakota Staton / Time to Swing / Baby, Don’t You Cry / Capitol / Hollywood 1959

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

set 2
Lee Morgan / Tom Cat / Twilight Mist / Blue Note / 8.11.64
Frank Wess / Some Other Spring / Commodore / 5.8.54
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Mood Indigo / Vogue / Paris 6.20.50
Cliff Edwards & his Hot Combination / Dinah / 12.2.25
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / Ain’t Gonna Study War No More / radio transcription / 6.19.40 / vocal = Dandridge Sisters & Lunceford Quartet
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / I’m Wise to You, Baby / Manor / 12.48 / vocal = Jimmy “Baby-Face” Lewis
Bobby Short / Sing Me a Swing Song / Lydia / Atlantic / 1958

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night in Tunisia / Yama / Blue Note / 8.7 & 14.60
Paul Smith / By the Fireside / By the Fireside / Savoy / LA 4.18.50
Charlie Parker / [Swedish Schnapps] / Swedish Schnapps / Clef [Verve] / 1.17.51
Tommy Dorsey & his Clambake Seven / It’s a Hundred to One (I’m in Love) / Victor / 8.28.39 / vocal = Edythe Wright
Delta Rhythm Boys / Domaredansen / Metronome / Stockholm 9.8.50 / with the Metronome All-Stars
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / Make Me a Present of Yocu / Vee Jay / 1964 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan

set 4
Mel Lewis / Mel Lewis/6 / Grey Flannel /  Mode / Hollywood 1957
Hoagy Carmichael / Stardust / V-Disc 536A / Hollywood 8.13.45
Bobby Sherwood & his Orchestra / Stardust / AFRS Jubilee #200 / Hollywood 9.46
Jimmy Durante / I’m As Ready As You Are / TV broadcast / 1.1.51 / duet with Sophie Tucker
Nancy Wilson / Easy / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol / Hollywood / 1968
The Chosen Gospel Singers / No Room in the Hotel / Specialty / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
Betty Everett / Hands Off / Vee-Jay / 1964

Friday, December 01, 2017

Toute ma playlist

Royalty!
Coffeetime, December 1, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dexter Gordon / Dexter Calling... / Clear the Dex  / Blue Note / 5.9.61
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Cannonball’s Sharpshooters Enroute / Our Delight / EmArcy / 3.4.58
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Merry-Go-Round / Victor / 4.30.35
Jack Winn & his Dallas Dandies aka Irving Mills & his Hotsy-Totsy Gang / Loved One [2nd take] / Melotone / 6.6.30
Ed Parker & his Orchestra aka Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / It’s the Darndest Thing / Okeh / 10.8.31 / vocal = Wallace Trio
Jack McVea & his Door Openers / Two Timin’ Baby / Exclusive / LA 11.47 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant
Helen Carr / Down in the Depths of the 90th Floor… Miss Helen Carr / I’m Glad There Is You / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Julian “Cannonball” Adderley and Strings / Polka Dots and Moonbeams (Around a Pug-nosed Dream) / EmArcy / 10.27, 28.55
Nat Adderley / “That's Nat” Adderley / You Better Go Now / Savoy / 7.26.55
Larry Adler / Body and Soul / Columbia / Paris 3.31.38 / avec le Quintette du Hot Club de France
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five / Jazz Lips / Okeh / Chicago 11.16.26
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / It Had to Be You / Decca [unissued] / 10.23.34 / vocal = Ella Logan
Terry Shand & his Orchestra / Cindy / Decca / 5.26.41
Johnny Mercer / I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City / Capitol / Hollywood 7.31.42
Big Maybelle / Hair Dressin’ Women / Okeh [unissued] / 3.2.54

set 3
Gene Ammons / Groove Blues / Groove Blues / Prestige / 1.3.58
James Moody / Lover, Come Back to Me / Vogue [Royal Roost] / Paris 7.27.51
Louis Prima & his Orchestra / A Sunday Kind of Love / radio broadcast / 400 Club 2.26.46 / vocal = Lily Ann Carol
Delta Rhythm Boys / Jersey Bounce / Soundie: Swingtime Holiday / Hollywood 1944
Billy Eckstine / Songs by Billy Eckstine / You Go to My Head / MGM / 1949

set 4
Oscar Moore / Body and Soul / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Mel Lewis / Got’Cha / Leave Your Worries Behind / Jazz Records / San Francisco 11.19-20.56
Les Paul & his Trio / Steel Guitar Rag / Decca / 1.7.47
Maxine Sullivan / The Same Old Story / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
Les Blue Stars / Octuor / Toute ma joie / Barclay / Paris 11.54
The Sons of David / I’ve Been Lifted / Silver Cross / Boston 1965

last soulful song
The Masqueraders / One More Chance / La Beat / Detroit 1967



Friday, November 24, 2017

Waltzing on a Playlist

I'm thankful for Lonnie Johnson!
Coffeetime, November 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
James Moody / Another Bag / Pleyel D’Jaime / Cadet [Argo] / Chicago 1.30.62
Blue Mitchell / Blue’s Moods / I Wish I Knew / Riverside / 8.24, 25.60
Brew Moore / The Brew Moore Quintet / Them There Eyes / Fantasy / Marines Memorial Hall, San Francisco 1.15.56
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Weary Blues / Victor / 9.12.38
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Ya Comin’ Up Tonite, Huh? / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Wynken – Blynken – Nod
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How High Am I?; Hey Now, Let’s Live / V-Disc 376 / 4.3.44
Sarah Vaughan / It’s You or No One / Musicraft / 12.27.47 / with Richard Maltby Orchestra

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

set 2
Red Garland / Bright and Breezy / You’ll Never Know / Jazzland / 7.19.61
Elmo Hope / Informal Jazz / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Prestige / 5.7.56
Lonnie Johnson / Swing Out Rhythm / Decca / Chicago 11.8.37
Sophie Tucker / Aren’t Women Wonderful / Columbia / London 8.30.28 / with Ted Shapiro & his Orchestra
Rosetta Howard / Headin’ for the River / Decca / 6.14.39
Bing Crosby / San Fernando Valley / Decca / Hollywood 12.29.43 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Pee Wee Crayton / Yours Truly / Imperial / LA 1955

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / Rough ’N’ Tumble / Feeling Good / Blue Note / 7.1.66
Stan Getz / With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida / Do What You Do, Do / Verve / 6.63
Pete Johnson & Albert Ammons / Movin’ the Boogie / AFRS Jubilee #6 / 1.43
Jo Stafford / Dream a Little Dream of Me / AFRS Melody Hour #316 / Hollywood 4.6.50
Melody Masters / Don’t You Ever Mind Them? / Apollo / 1947
Anthony Newley / The Roar of the Greasepaint / Feeling Good / RCA / 1965

set 4
Ralph Burns / The Third Herdsmen Blow in Paris, Vol. 1 [The Herdsmen Play Paris] / Pot Luck / Vogue [Fantasy] / Paris 4.23.54
Neal Hefti / The Band with Young Ideas / Waltzing on a Cloud / Coral / 1954
Pauline & her Perils [aka The Six Hits and a Miss] / My Blue Heaven / Keystone transcription / 4.39 / with the King Cole Trio, solo vocal = Pauline Byrns
Georges Guétary / La Divine Mélodie / Pathé / Paris 1946
Dinah Washington / Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat / EmArcy / 11.20.57
Golden Gate Quartet / Moses Smote the Waters / Columbia / 12.3.41

last soulful song
Betty Wright / The Best Girls Don’t Always Win / Alston / 1968

Friday, November 17, 2017

Two, Three, One, Playlist!

Ethel feeling the joy of lovely singing and a lovely hat.
Coffeetime, November 17, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Tommy Turrentine / Tommy Turrentine / Two, Three, One, Oh! / Time / 1.19.60
Curtis Counce / Carl’s Blues / Nica’s Dream / Contemporary / LA 8.29.57
Roger Wolfe Kahn & his Orchestra / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Victor / 3.2.27
Joe Haymes & his Orchestra / Here’s a Little Package / Bluebird / 6.23.32 / vocal = Chris Fletcher
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / Sugar Lump / Exclusive / LA 1945
Rosemary Clooney & Duke Ellington / Blue Rose / Mood Indigo / Columbia / 1.23, 27.56 [Duke] and LA 2.8, 11.56

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

set 2
Sonny Clark / Leapin’' and Lopin’ / Deep in a Dream / Blue Note / 11.13.61
Al Caiola / Deep in a Dream / Deep in a Dream / Savoy / 11.6.55
The Ramblers / Lazy Feet / Decca / London 11.8.32
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / I Ain’t Lazy – I’m Just Dreamin’ / Columbia / 5.14.34 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Bing Crosby / I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Delta Rhythm Boys / Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby? / AFRS Personal Album #378 / Hollywood 1944
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / Paper Moon / Mercury / 1954

set 3
Charlie Rouse / Oh Yeah! / Rouse’s Point / Epic / 12.21.60
Barry Harris / At The Jazz Workshop / Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby?  / Riverside / San Francisco 5.15 & 16.60
Sir Charles Thompson / Mr. Big Horn / Apollo / 12.29.47
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Bluebird / 11.9.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Ink Spots / Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat / Decca / 10.13.41
Noel Coward / Noel Coward in New York / 20th Century Blues / Columbia / 1956

set 4
Barney Kessel / Some Like It Hot / Runnin’ Wild / Contemporary / LA 3.30-31.59
Oscar Peterson / The George Gershwin Songbook / Love Walked In / Clef / LA late fall 1952
Oscar Moore / It’s Only a Paper Moon / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / As Time Goes By / Victor / 7.25.31
Kay Starr / You’re Always There / radio transcription / 1949
Dean Martin & Peggy Lee / You Was / Capitol / Hollywood 12.14.48
Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona) / Intimate Excitement / Pretty Butterfly (No Balanco Do Jequibau) / Liberty / 1967
The Bells of Joy / Please Hear My Call / Checker / 1960

last soulful song
The Stridells / Mix It Up / Curtom / Chicago 1969



Friday, November 10, 2017

You've Got to Love Her with a Playlist

That guitar! Those smiles! That music…!
Coffeetime, November 10, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bennie Green / With Art Farmer / Skycoach / Prestige / 4.13.56
Benny Golson / Gone with Golson / Staccato Swing / New Jazz / 6.20.59
Red Norvo & his Overseas Spotlight Band / Seven Comes Eleven / V-Disc 202B / 10.28.43
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Autumn in New York / Bluebird / 12.5.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Sherman “Blues” Johnson & his Clouds of Joy / Lost in Korea / Trumpet / Memphis 9.30.52
Abbey Lincoln / That’s Him! / Porgy / Riverside / 10.28.57

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

set 2
Kenny Dorham / Quiet Kenny / My Ideal / New Jazz / 11.13.59
Victor Feldman / Merry Olde Soul / I Want to Be Wanted / Riverside / 1.6, 11.61
Benny Goodman Quartet / Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider / Victor / 2.3.37
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doing Things / Victor / 6.21.28
Mildred Bailey / More Than You Know / V-Disc 202A / 11.4.43 / with Teddy Wilson on piano
Jaye P. Morgan / The RCA Victor Pop Shopper / They All Laughed / RCA Victor / 1955
Freddy King / You’ve Got to Love Her with a Feeling / Federal / Cincinnati 8.26.60

set 3
Kenny Burrell / Bluesy Burrell / It’s Getting Dark / Prestige Moodsville / 9.14.62
Milt Jackson / The Playboy Jazz All-Stars Volume 3 [Bag’s & Flutes] / Bag’s New Groove / Warner Brothers [Atlantic] / 5.21.57
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Fightin’ Doug MacArthur / Okeh / 2.26.42 / vocal = Anita O’Day
The Ravens / I’ve Got the World on a String / National [unissued] / c. 1950
Mel Tormé /Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette / When the Sun Comes Out / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.56

set 4
Russ Freeman & Bill Perkins / Jazz West Coast, Volume III / Brother, Can You Spare a Dime / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1956
Al Cohn & his Orchestra / Lullaby of Birdland / RCA Victor / 12.23.54
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / As Time Goes By / Dawn / 1956
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Swing Out to Victory / Bluebird / 7.13.42
Georgie Auld with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires / Manhattan / Early Autumn / Coral / 9.2.52
Perry Como / The RCA Victor Pop Shopper [So Smooth] / It’s a Good Day / RCA Victor / 1955
The Southern Sons / I Heard the Preaching of the Elders / Bluebird / 8.28.42

last soulful song
The Chi-Lites / Stoned Out of My Mind / Brunswick / 1973



Friday, November 03, 2017

Turn on Your Playlist

WMBR listeners help us reach heavenly high notes!

This was the 2017 Coffeetime fundraising episode. Thanks to everyone who pledged/donated during my show as well as everyone who has pledged/donated since the fundraiser began yesterday morning. We continue our fun time until the end of the programming day on Wednesday. So don’t miss out: wmbr.org. Also thanks to everyone at the station who helped me by taking phone calls and keeping the laughs going, including Lauren, Sophia, Captain Al, Yuri, Larry, Bruce, Galen, and John. Big hug.

Coffeetime, November 3, 2017, Angelynn Grant – Fundraiser Show

set 1
John Coltrane, Julian Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball & Coltrane / Grand Central / EmArcy / Chicago 2.3.59
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Mayreh / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Whispering Jack Smith / It All Depends on You / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 6.17.27
Etta Jones / The Richest Guy in the Graveyard / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J. C. Heard & his Orchestra
Dinah Washington / Rich Man’s Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45

set 2
Wayne Shorter / Wayning Moments / Powder Keg / Vee Jay / Chicago 1962
James Moody’s Modernists / Moody’s All Frantic / Blue Note / 10.19.48
Bing Crosby / Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? / Brunswick / 10.25.32 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orchestra
Boswell Sisters / If I Had a Million Dollars [alternate take B] / Brunswick / LA 10.4.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orchestra
Ken Nordine / Colors / Green / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell

set 3
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / NBC Reference Recording, transciption / 10.28.43
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (including Oscar Moore) / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Exclusive / Hollywood 11.47
Chubby Newsome / Where’s The Money, Honey? / Regal / 2.23.51

set 4
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / Tenderly / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Gene Ammons / Once in a While / Chess/Aristocrat / Chicago 2.28.49
Hildegarde / I’m Feeling Like a Million / Vocalion / London 1935 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Camille Howard / Money Blues / Specialty / Hollywood 2.26.51

set 5
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / Last Dollar / Okeh / 5.11.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson
King Cole Trio / Money Is Honey / Capitol / Hollywood 11.3.47
Peggy Lee (With Benny Goodman & His Orchestra) / Why Don’t You Do Right? / Columbia / Hollywood 7.27.42
Ernestine “Annisteen” Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up (’Cause You Can’t Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45

set 6
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Cojntemporary / LA 3.28.59
Bobby Blue Bland / Turn On Your Love Light / Duke / Chicago 1961
Bobby Darin / That’s All / That’s All / Atco / LA 12.19.58
Swan Silvertones / End of My Journey / My Rock / Vee-Jay / 1957

last (thankful) soul song
Little Milton / We’re Gonna Make It / Checker / Checker 2.16.65


Friday, October 27, 2017

Old Playlist Moon

Put a spell on me, TJ. :)

Coffeetime, October 20, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sahib Shihab / Jazz Shihab / Jamila / Savoy / 7.9.57
Sonny Stitt / Personal Appearance / I Never Knew / Verve / 5.12.57
Woody Herman Woodchoppers / Moon Burns / Jazztone [Dial] / 1950
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Where the Lazy Daisies Grow / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
Rube Bloom & his Bayou Boys / Mysterious Mose / Columbia / 4.9.30 / vocal = Roy Evans
Daisy Mae & her Hepcats / Woman Trouble / Gotham / Philadelphia 1956
Sarah Vaughan / You’re Not the Kind / EmArcy / 12.18.54

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

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / The Cats / How Long Has This Been Going On? / New Jazz / 4.18.57
Jim Hall Trio / [Jazz Guitar] Jazz West Coast, Volume III / Things Ain’t What They Used To Be / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1957
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Castle Rock / A Gentle Breeze / Verve [Norgran] / 3.3.51
Alice Faye / According to the Moonlight / RCA Victor / Hollywood 2.26.35
Paul Gayten Trio / True / DeLuxe / New Orleans early 1947
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / I’ve Got News for You / Coral / Houston 5.15.51
Frankie Laine / Moonlight Gambler / Columbia / 1956

set 3
Donald Byrd / The Cat Walk / The Cat Walk / Blue Note / 5.2.61
Joe Newman / The Happy Cats / Robbins’ Nest / Coral / LA 1957
Charlie Parker’s New Stars / Relaxin’ at Camarillo / Dial / Hollywood 2.26.47
Toni Harper / Candy Store Blues / Columbia / LA 12.26.47
Cats & the Fiddle / Where Are You / Manor / 1947
Marty Bell / Modern Jazz Sampler [The Voice of Marty Bell  – The Quartet of Don Elliott] / S’posin’ / Riverside / 1.57

set 4
Don Elliott / Double Trumpet Doings / Dominick Seventh / Jazzland / 3.16, 17.55
Jack Sheldon / The Jazz Trumpet of Jack Sheldon: A Jazz Profile of Ray Charles / Am I Blue / Reprise / Hollywood 1961
Shorty Rogers – André Previn Orchestra / Lullaby of Birdland / Lullaby of Birdland / RCA Victor / Hollywood 9.14.54
Shelly Lee Alley & his Alley Cats / Women, Women, Women / San Antonio 11.4.37
Pauline & her Perils (aka Six Hits & a Miss) / Old Man Moon / Keystone transcription / circa 4.39 / with the King Cole Trio
Tom Jones / Close Up / Witch Queen of New Orleans / London 1972
Jubalaires / When the Moon Goes Down / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
George Jackson / Till I Find Some Way / Malaco / Muscle Shoals 1978


Friday, October 20, 2017

Buddy, Stay Off That Playlist

Rapturous guitar
Coffeetime, October 20, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Afrodisia / Blue Note / 3.29.55
Hank Mobley / Peckin’ Time / Speak Low / Blue Note / 2.9.58
Benny Goodman Quartet / Handful of Keys / Victor / Hollywood 7.30.37
Billy Cotton & his Band / Annie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore / Regal Zonophone / London 2.10.34 / vocal = Alan Breeze
Betty Hall Jones / Buddy, Stay Off That Wine / Capitol / Hollywood 8.2.49
Sarah Vaughan / After Hours at the London House / Speak Low / Mercury / live, London House, Chicago 3.7.58

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

set 2
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce / Modern Jazz Perspective / An Evening in Casablanca / Columbia / 8.30.57
Al Caiola / Deep in a Dream / Everything Happens to Me / Savoy / 11.11.55
Fats Waller / A Handful of Keys / radio transcription / 3.11.35
Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby / Well Did You Evah? / Capitol / Hollywood 5.7.56 / from “High Society”
Johnny Twovoice [aka Johnny Morisette] & the Medallions / I’ll Never Love Again / Dootone / LA 1955
Albert King / The Big Blues / This Funny Feeling / King / 1962

set 3
Grant Green / Am I Blue / I Wanna Be Loved / Blue Note / 5.16.63
Wynton Kelly / It’s All Right! / Not a Tear / Verve / 3.10.64
Don Byas / Jazz… Free and Easy / Byas a Drink / Savoy / 5.17.46
Charioteers / Swing Madness / Columbia / early 1940s
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Happy Feet / Victor / LA 6.13.50 / vocal = Frances Irvin
Bobby Troup & his Trio / They Didn’t Believe Me / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
Harold Land / Take Aim / Take Aim / Blue Note [unissued] / LA 7.25.60
Paul Desmond / The Playboy Jazz All-Stars Volume 3 [“First Place Again” Playboy] / Susie / Warner Brothers / 9.7.59
Martha Davis & Spouse / A Tribute to Fats Waller / Handful of Keys / ABC-Paramount / Hollywood 1958
Doris Day / Tea for Two: Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production / I Want to Be Happy / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with the Ken Lane Singers and Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Annette / Lonely Guitar / Buena Vista Records / Hollywood 1959
Alphabetical Four / Live Humble / Decca / 8.16.38
Jubalaires / Live A-Humble / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Laura Lee / Two Sides of Laura Lee / Guess Who I Saw Today / Hot Wax / Detroit 1972


Friday, October 13, 2017

He’s a Good Playlist to Have Around

Etta’s right: time to get out the sweaters!

Coffeetime, October 13, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / New Soil / Minor Apprehension / Blue Note / 5.2.59
Miles Davis All Star Quintet / Minor March / Prestige / 8.5.55
The Piccadilly Players / He’s a Good Man to Have Around / Columbia / London 8.23.29 / vocal = Eddie Collis
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / The Jumpin’ Jack / King / 1950 / vocal = Big John Greer & ensemble
Clora Bryant / …Gal with a Horn / Little Girl Blue / Mode / Hollywood 6.57

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

set 2
Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell / Detroit–New York Junction / Little Girl Blue / 3.13.56
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / When Sunny Gets Blue / Impulse! / 6.4.63
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / When Sunny Gets Blue / Prestige / 10.21.66
The Ramblers O.L.V. Theo Uden Masman / Smiles / Decca / Casino Hamdorff, Laren, Netherlands 4.26.37
Annette Hanshaw / You’re the One I Care For / Harmony / 12.20.37
Fred Astaire / The “Shorty George” / Brunswick / Hollywood 1941
Ray Charles / Ray Charles / Mary Ann / Atlantic / Miami 6.55

set 3
Jimmy Heath / Swamp Seed / Six Steps / Riverside / 3.11.63
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane / Bags & Trane / Be-Bop / Atlantic / 1.15.59
Charlie Parker / Bebop / Dial / Hollywood 7.29.46
The Three Keys / Somebody Loses, Somebody Wins / Columbia / 8.29.32
Anthony Newley / Tony / I Should Care / London / 1961

set 4
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Indian Summer / Contemporary / 12.4.56
Jon Eardley / In Hollywood / Late Leader / New Jazz / LA 12.25.54
Hildegarde / There’s a Small Hotel / Columbia / London 7.14.36 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Boy Friends
Etta James / Lover Man (Oh, Where Can He Be?) / Chess [unissued] / Chicago 1965
The Silvertone Singers / Since Jesus Came Into My Heart / Nashboro / Nashville 1952

last soulful song
Chuck Jackson / Mr. Everything / I’m Your Man / Wand / 1965

Friday, October 06, 2017

There's a Brand New Playlist in My Picture Frame

Lovely and talented LaVern
Coffeetime, October 6, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Mosaic / Down Under / Blue Note / 10.2.61
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd / Motor City Scene / Trio / Bethlehem / 1960
Dick Jurgens & his Orchestra / King Porter Stomp / radio transcription / c. 1939
Gertrude Lawrence / Do-Do-Do / Victor / 10.29.26
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Saint Vitus Dance / Decca / 4.2.41
Billie Holiday / You Turned the Tables on Me / Clef / LA 3.26.52

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

set 2
Red Garland / High Pressure / What Is There to Say? / Prestige / 12.13.57
Dexter Gordon / Go! / I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry / Blue Note / 8.27.62
Stan Getz / Chamber Music by the Stan Getz Quintet / Autumn Leaves / Roost / 12.5.52
Nat Shilkret & the Victor Orchestra / Flapperette / Victor / 1.7.27
Gertrude Niesen / Medley: Falling in Love Again; Sweet and Hot; Little Hatcha / broadcast, Rudy Vallee Fleischmanns Yeast Hour / 12.8.32
Dick Powell / Have You Got Any Castles, Baby? / Decca / Hollywood 5.31.37 / with Lou Forbes Orchestra
Eddie Bo / Check Mr. Popeye / Ric / New Orleans early 1962

set 3
Willis Jackson / Please Mr. Jackson / Cool Grits / Prestige / 5.25.59
George Wallington / Cuckoo Around the Clock / Prestige / 5.23.53
Sonny Stitt / Jazz at the Hi-Hat / Wigwam / Roost / live, Boston 2.11.54
Dick Jurgens & his Orchestra / There’s a Brand New Picture in My Picture Frame / radio transcription / c. 1939 / vocal = Ronnie Kemper
Savannah Churchill / The Things You Do to Me / Columbia [Manor] / fall 1948 / with The Four Tunes
Earl Coleman / Love Songs / People / Atlantic / 1968

set 4
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / You Turned the Tables on Me / Riverside / 3.7.57
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Sextet / Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57
Pauline & her Perils [aka The Six Hits and a Miss] / Don’t Let that Moon Get Away / Keystone transcription / 4.39 / with the King Cole Trio (with Nat on celeste, Yay!), solo vocal = Pauline Byrns
Frank Sinatra & Jack Carson / Don’t Bring Lulu aka Don’t Bring Crosby / radio broadcast AFRS #22 Songs by Sinatra / Hollywood 2.13.46
LaVern Baker / LaVern Baker Sings Bessie Smith / On Revival Day / Atlantic / 7.27.58
The Soul Stirrers / All Right Now [alt take 2] / Specialty / 3.2.54

last soulful song
Thee Midniters / Giving Up on Love / Whittier Records / LA 1966


Friday, September 29, 2017

Start Off Each Playlist with a Song

Happiness is a warm guitar. And T-Bone.

Coffeetime, September 29, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / For Spee’s Sake / Blue Note / 10.10.62
Lou Donaldson / Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet / Moe’s Bluff / Blue Note / 8.21.54
Earl Hines & his Orchestra / G.T. Stomp / Bluebird / 7.12.39
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / Whistle and Blow Your Blues Away / Columbia / London 6.3.32 / vocal = Sam Browne
T-Bone Walker & his Guitar / She’s My Old Time Used-To-Be / Capitol / Hollywood 11.6.47
Francis Faye / Sings Folk Songs / Medley: Oif’n Priptchik; Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral (That’s an irish Lullaby); Come Back to Sorrento / Bethlehem / Hollywood spring 1957

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

set 2
Bud Powell / Bud! The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 3 / Don’t Blame Me / Blue Note / 8.3.57
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk in Hi Fi / Little Girl Blue / RCA Victor / 1.17.56 / with Billy Byers & his Orchestra
Vido Musso’s All Stars / My Jo-Ann / Savoy / 2.25.46
Golden Gate Orchestra aka The California Ramblers / Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie / Edison Diamond Disc / 11.24.25
Todd Rhodes & his Toddlers / Let Down Blues / King / Cincinnati 6.20.53 / vocal = Sadie Madison
Jimmy Durante / Club Durant / Medley: The World Needs New Faces; Start Off Each Day with a Song; If You Knew Susie / Decca / live TV broadcast (prob. Colgate Comedy Hour) 3.14.54 / with Eddie Cantor
Bobby Darin / Venice Blue / The Good Life / Capitol / Hollywood 1965

set 3
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / Dexi / Blue Note / 2.14.63
Johnny Coles / Little Johnny C / My Secret Passion / Blue Note / 8.9.63
The Be Bop Boys / Bombay / Savoy / 8.23.46
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / Five Salted Peanuts / Victor / 1945
The Vocaleers / I Walk Alone / Red Robin / 1953
Johnny Hartman / Just You, Just Me… / Sometime Remind Me to Tell You / Regent / 12.18.47

set 4
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Playboy Theme / Everest / 1960
Shorty Rogers / The Playboy Jazz All-Stars / Play, Boy! / Playboy [RCA Victor] / Hollywood 7.15.57
Walter Huston / September Song / Broadway musical “Knickerbocker Holiday” / Brunswick / 1938
Chuck Willis / My Story / Okeh / 12.27.52
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra / From the Creative World of Stan Kenton Comes the Exciting New Voice of Jean Turner / A Lot of Livin’ to Do / Capitol / Hollywood 9.11, 12.63
Harmonizing Four / I Found the Lord / Gotham [unissued] / early 1950s

last soulful song
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes / To Be True / Bad Luck / Philadelphia International Records / Philadelphia 1975

Friday, September 22, 2017

That's That Playlist

Paisley's so hip, Mr. Ricks! (Cig not so much.)

Coffeetime, September 22, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Harold Land / West Coast Blues! / Compulsion / Jazzland / San Francisco 5.17.60
Kenny Dorham / Jazz Contrasts / La Villa / Riverside / 5.21.57
Horace Henderson & his Orchestra / Happy Feet / Parlophone / Chicago 10.3.33
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Oh Donna Clara / HMV / London 1.14.31 / vocal = Pat O’Malley
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Blue Because of You / Modern / LA 1947
June Christy / Something Cool / A Stranger Called the Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 1954 / with Pete Rugolo &  His Orchestra featuring Bud Shank on alto saxophone

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

set 2
Joe Wilder / The Pretty Sound / Autumn in New York / Columbia / 12.3.58
Bud Shank / Bud Shank & Three Trombones / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Pacific Jazz / LA 1954
Flip Phillips Boptet / More Than You Know / Signature / c. late 10.45
Django Reinhardt avec le Quintette du Hot Club de France / Begin the Beguine / Swing [unissued] / Paris 10.1.40
Cleo Brown / Did You Mean It? / radio transcription / c. 1935
Oran Hot Lips Page & His Band / Feelin’ High and Happy / Bluebird / 4.27.38
Cy Coleman / If My Friends Could See Me Now / You Wanna Bet / Columbia / 1967

set 3
Buck Clayton & Buddy Tate / Buck & Buddy / Kansas City Nights / Prestige Swingville / 12.20.60
Curtis Counce / Carl’s Blues / Carl’s Blues / Contemporary / LA 1.6.58
Les Brown & his Orchestra / September Song / radio transcription / 1946 / vocal = Lucy Ann Polk
Three Sharps & a Flat / That’s That Rhythm / Okeh / 1940
Nelson Gonçalves / Escultura / Escultura / RCA / Rio de Janeiro 1958

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Music for Lighthousekeeping / Topsy / Contemporary / LA 10.2, 9, 16.56
Bud Shank / Bud Shank & Three Trombones / Valve in Head / Pacific Jazz / LA 1954
Annette Hanshaw / I Cover the Waterfront / Banner / 6.3.33
Jimmy Ricks / Jimmy Ricks / It Ain't Necessarily So / Signature / 1961
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / Jonah / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soulful song
Gene Chandler / The Gene Chandler Situation / Not the Marrying Kind / Mercury / 1970



Friday, September 15, 2017

What a Difference a Playlist Made

Go on… kiss her!

Coffeetime, September 15, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderley / In New York / Dizzy’s Business / Riverside / live at the Village Vanguard 1.12 & 14.62
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins, vol. 1 / Sonnysphere / Blue Note / 12.16.56
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / My Ideal / Brunswick / Chicago 1.7.31 / vocal = Frank Sylvano
Joe Thomas, his Sax & his Orchestra / You’re Just My Kind / King / 4.26.51
Dinah Washington / In Tribute… / That Sunday (That Summer) / Roulette / 1963

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

set 2
Red Garland / Nancy (With the Laughing Face) / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60
Dexter Gordon / Dexter Rides Again / I Can’t Escape from You / Savoy / 1.29.46
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Just a Mood / Vocalion / London 4.36 / Benny Carter on clarinet
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Buck Jumpin’ / Victor / 10.1.41
Johnny Mercer & the Delta Rhythm Boys / Knock Me a Kiss / AFRS Jubilee #61 / Hollywood c. 12.43
Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade / Pack Up All Your Rags / Atlantic / 1.15.51 / vocal = Billy Mitchell
Danny K. Stewart & his Aloha Boys / Hawaiian Favorites / The Pupuli Hula E / Tops / 1957

set 3
Bennie Green / Walkin’ & Talkin’ / The Shouter / Blue Note / 1.25.59
Gene Ammons / Live! in Chicago / Fast Track / Prestige / DJ Lounge, Chicago 8.29.61
Joe Morris Orchestra / Out of the Night / Manor / late 1947
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / What a Difference a Day Made / Bluebird / 4.1.41 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
The Four Vagabonds / Mighty Hard to Go Through Life Alone / Miracle / summer 1949
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / The Folks Who Live on the Hill / Reprise / LA 8.9.66

set 4
Laurindo Almeida & the Bossa Nova All Stars / Viva Bossa Nova! / Mr. Lucky / Capitol / LA 9.62
Curtis Counce / [Landslide] / Sonor [alt take] / Contemporary / LA 10.15.56
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown Ensemble Featuring Zoot Sims / Blueberry Hill / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.13.54
Phil Harris & his Orchestra / Pink Elephants / radio broadcast / Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood 1932/33 season
Timmie Rodgers / Bring Enough Clothes for Three Days / AFRS Jubilee #61 / Hollywood c. 12.43
Nat King Cole / That Sunday, That Summer / BBC TV broadcast, An Evening With Nat King Cole / London 7.63 / with the Cliff Adams Singers and the Ted Heath Orchestra
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Leaning on the Lord / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 11.11.52

last soulful song
Tyrone Davis / Was I Just a Fool / Brunswick [Dakar] / 1972

Friday, September 08, 2017

On the Playlist Where You Live

Um…okay. Sure. :) 

Coffeetime, September 8, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Doin’ the Thing / Doin’ the Thing / Blue Note / live at the Village Gate / 5.19 & 20.61
Stanley Turrentine / ZT’s Blues / The Way You Look Tonight / Blue Note / 9.13.61
Art Kahn’s Orchestra [aka Gene Kardos & his Orchestra] / Forty-Second Street / Banner / 1.13.33 / vocal = Dick Robertson
Wini Brown / (Ya Got My) Brand of Honey / National [unissued take 1] / 2.21.49
Ella Fitzgerald / soundtrack to Let No Man Write My Epitaph / September Song / Verve / LA 4.19.60

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

set 2
McCoy Tyner / McCoy Tyner Plays Duke Ellington / I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) / Impulse!
[unissued] / 12.2, 7, 8.64
Buddy Collette / Laura / radio broadcast, US Navy show, “The Navy Swings” / Hollywood 1962
Frank Wess / Trombones and Flute / Don’t Blame Me / Savoy / 7.18.56
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Whispering / Victor / 8.23.20
George E. Lee’s Novelty Singing Orchestra / Won’t You Come Over to My House / Brunswick / Kansas City 11.8.29 / vocal = Julia Lee
Frank Sinatra / Long Ago and Far Away / CBS radio broadcast, The Vimms Vitamins Show; V-Disc 166B / 2.9.44 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Mabel Scott / Somebody Goofed / Coral / 5.22.51
Peggy Lee / Things Are Swingin’ / Life Is For Livin’ / Capitol / LA 5.16.58 / arranged & conducted by Jack Marshall

set 3
Lester Young & Harry Edison / She’s Funny That Way / Verve [Norgran] / Hollywood 11.1.55
Yusef Lateef / Jazz Moods / Yusef's Mood / Savoy / 4.6.57
Boswell Sister / Forty-Second Street / Brunswick / 4.11.33
Jo Stafford / I Didn’t Slip, I Wasn’t Pushed, I Fell / radio broadcast, AFRS #326 / 7.23.50
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / That Sunday, That Summer / Vee Jay / 1964 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Wes, Buddy, & Monk Montgomery / Monk’s Shop / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.59
Shelly Manne / My Fair Lady / On the Street Where You Live / Contemporary / LA 8.17.56
King Cole Trio / Do Nothing ’Til You Hear from Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Marlene Dietrich / Overseas: American Songs in German for the O.S.S. / Annie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore / Columbia / late August 1944
Little Willie John / There Is Someone in the World for Me / King / Cincinnati 1958
Dixie-Aires / Christ’s ABC’s / Exclusive / 1947

last soulful song
The Gap Band / Outstanding / Total Experience / 1982

Friday, September 01, 2017

I'm Playlisting (So Help Me)

Cilla and Dudley laugh and sing and laugh…

Coffeetime, September 1, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Ray Charles / Ray Charles in Person / The Spirit-Feel / Atlantic / live, Herndon Stadium, Atlanta 5.28.59
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley / Double Whammy / Blue Note / 11.25.56
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / [Lunceford Special] / What’s Your Story Mornin’ Glory / Columbia / 5.9.40
Eddy Duchin & his Orchestra / Medley: One Hour With You; What Would You Do?; Oh! That Mitzi! / Columbia / 1932 / vocal = Lee Morse; The Rondoliers; Dick Robertson
Johnny Otis Band / Cool and Easy / Savoy / 2.27.50 / vocal = Redd Lyte
Mavis Rivers / We Remember Mildred Bailey / Georgia on My Mind / Vee Jay / 1964

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

set 2
Art Farmer / Art / Goodbye, Old Girl / Argo / 9.21-23.60
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / Stairway to the Stars / Capitol / Hollywood 3.4.56
Joe Venuti / Tea for Two / radio broadcast, Bing Crosby GE show / Hollywood 1952-53 season (when Venuti was a regular)
Fats Waller / Tea for Two / Associated Transcription No. 60 / 8.7.39
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / Sugar Blues / Victor / Camden 3.27.31 / vocal = Bill Massey
Jerry Butler / Moon River / Vee-Jay / 1961

set 3
Ben Webster / Ben Webster and Associates / Budd Johnson / Verve / 4.9.59
Brew Moore & his Playboys / Brew Blew / Savoy / 10.22.48
Maxine Sullivan / Taking My Time / International [?] / 1947
The Cats & the Fiddle / I’m Singing (So Help Me) / Bluebird / 1.20.41
Ray Charles / Ray Charles in Person / Drown in My Own Tears / Atlantic / live, Herndon Stadium, Atlanta 5.28.59

set 4
Art Pepper & Conte Candoli / Mucho Calor / Mucho Calor / Andex / Forum Theater, LA 4.24.58
Art Van Damme / [Cocktail Capers] / After You’ve Gone / Capitol / Hollywood 12.20.47 [1950]
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Two Steps from the Blues / Two Steps from the Blues / Duke / Chicago 8.3.60
Cilla Black / Is It Love? / This Empty Place / Capitol / London (Abbey Road) 1965
The Trumpeteers / Home Don’t Seem Like Home / Okeh / 1.2.52

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / Workin’ on a Groovy Thing / Love Makes the World Go Round / Atlantic / 6.3.66



Friday, August 25, 2017

Cut Off the Fat (Take Out the Playlist)

Smooth as a satin pocket square.

Coffeetime, August 25, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Mustang / I’m So Excited by You / Blue Note / 6.24.66
Pepper Adams / The Cool Sound of Pepper Adams / Like…What Is This? / Savoy / 11.19.57
Harry James & his Orchestra / Stardust / radio transcription / mid-1940s
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / Whistle While You Work / radio transcription / Glen Island Casino, New Rochelle, NY 1937-38 / vocal = Bea Wain
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Cut Off the Fat (Take Out the Bone) / RCA Victor / LA 1949
Anita O’Day / This is Anita / I Can’t Get Started / Verve / LA 12.7.55 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Antonio Carlos Jobim / The Wonderful World of Antonio Carlos Jobim / Valsa de Pôrto das Caixas / Warner Brothers / LA 1965 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
John Wright / Mr. Soul / What’s New / Prestige / 4.10.62
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Johnny’s Guitar Blues / RCA Victor [unissued] / LA 1949
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang [Ed Lang] / Sunshine / Okeh / 1.24.27
Ruth Ladson & Three Shadows / What Do You Bet? / Columbia [unissued] / Chicago 6.30.41
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / I Wanna Wrap You Up / radio transcription / 1938-39 / vocal = Charlie Fisher
Annisteeen Allen & her Home Town Boys / More More More / Queen / Cincinnati 12.45
Jackie Wilson / That’s Why (I Love You So) / CBS TV broadcast, The Ed Sullivan Show / 1.21.62

set 3
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Triple Track / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
Sonny Clark / [Standards] / Black Velvet / Blue Note / 11.16.58
Illinois Jacquet & his All Stars / Flying Home, Part I and Part II / Philo / LA 7.45
Mills Brothers / Don’t Be Afraid to Tell Your Mother / Decca / 2.20.35
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Too Many Tears / radio transcription / 1934 / vocal = Skinnay Ennis
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story / Night and Day / Clef / LA 12.52

set 4
Oscar Peterson / The Astaire Story / Jam Session for a Dancer / Clef / LA 12.52
Stan Getz / You Go to My Head / Roost / 3.17.50
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Paula Castle / Lost Love / Mountain Greenery / Bethlehem / 1955
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Ye-Me-Le / What the World Needs Now / A&M / Hollywood 1969
The Detroiters / Let Jesus Lead You / Specialty / Detroit 8.14.51

last soulful song
Walter Jackson / What Would You Do / Okeh / Chicago 10.24.63

Friday, August 18, 2017

Playlisty Little Thingy

Ray Abrams/Jimmy Shirley sax battle! We all win!

Coffeetime, August 18, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dizzy Gillespie / Have Trumpet, Will Excite / St. Louis Blues / Verve / 2.17.59
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia / A Night in Tunisia / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Swingy Little Thingy; Too Many Tears / radio transcription / 1934 / vocal = Skinnay Ennis
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Naggin’ Woman Blues / Black & White / LA 8.45 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / Do You Know Why? / Kapp / 1958

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

set 2
Wynton Kelly / Someday My Prince Will Come / Love, I’ve Found You / Vee-Jay / 7.21.61
Joe Roland / Joe Roland / I Cover the Waterfront / Bethlehem / 3.17 & 18.55
Lee Konitz / Lee Konitz with Warne Marsh / I Can’t Get Started / Atlantic / 6.14.55
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Move Over / Victor / 10.7.41
Eddie Lang / April Kisses / Okeh / 4.1.27
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / It All Comes Back to Me Now / 1.28.41 / vocal = Perry Como
Chuck Willis / I Feel So Bad / Okeh / 9.17.53
Connie Francis / Where the Boys Are / MGM / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Gene Ammons / Boss Tenor / Blue Ammons  / Prestige / 6.16.60
Art Farmer / Meet the Jazztet / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Argo / 2.6, 9, 10.60
Ray Abrams & his Sextet / Sandy / Sittin’ In With / 1948
Basin Street Boys / Ain’t Got No Loot / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson & his Orchestra
Ella Mae Morse / Buzz Me / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee #155 / Hollywood 11.5.45 / with Sam Donahue Orch & Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Johnny Hartman / The Voice That Is! / It Never Entered My Mind / Impulse! / 9.22.64

set 4
Paul Desmond / Desmond Blue / I’ve Got You Under My Skin / RCA / 6.19.61
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + Eleven / Bernie’s Tune / Contemporary / LA 5.12.59
Benny Goodman / The Benny Goodman Trio Plays for the Fletcher Henderson Fund / After You’ve Gone / Columbia / live, WNEW 4.1.51
King Cole Trio / I’m Lost / Excelsior [Capitol] / LA 3.1.43
Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich / The Sounds of ’66 / What the World Needs Now Is Love / Reprise / 12.66
Soul Stirrers / I’m So Glad (Trouble Don’t Last Always) / Specialty / Hollywood 2.16.55

last soulful song
The Impressions / We’re a Winner / ABC-Paramount / Chicago 1967



Friday, August 11, 2017

(Love Is) The Tender Playlist

Gorgeous video, gorgeous song, gorgeous Esther!

Coffeetime, August 11, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Everywhere / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Art Pepper / Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section / Star Eyes / Contemporary / LA 1.19.57
Duke Ellington & his Orchesstra / Creole Rhapsody, parts 1 & 2 / Brunswick / 1.20.31
Fred Astaire / The Half of It, Dearie, Blues / Columbia / London 4.20.26 / with George Gerswhin on piano
Martha Davis & her Torrid Trio / The Be-Bop Bounce / United Artist / spring 1946
June Christy & the Kentones / Make Love to Me / radio transcription / LA 12.13.45

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

set 2
Oliver Nelson / Nocturne / In a Sentimental Mood / Prestige Moodsville 13 / 8.23.60
Clifford Brown / Easy Living / Blue Note / 8.28.53
King Cole Trio / I’m in the Mood for Love / McGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
The Redheads / Brown Sugar / Perfect / c. 9.26
Mildred Bailey / Summertime / radio broadcast, The Mildred Bailey Show (aka Music Till Midnight) / 10.20.44 / with Paul Baron & his Orchestra
The Five Breezes / Laundry Man / Bluebird / Chicago 11.15.40
Debbie Reynolds / (Love Is) The Tender Trap / MGM / Hollywood 1955

set 3
Dexter Gordon / Doin’ Allright / I Was Doing Allright / Blue Note / 5.6.61
Les Spann / Gemini / Stockholm Sweetnin’ / Jazzland / 12.16.60
James Moody’s Modernists aka James Moody & his Bop Men / Tin Tin Deo / Blue Note / 10.25.48 / vocal = Chano Pozo
The Dinning Sisters / Do You Love Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1946
Charlie Shavers Quintet / She’s Funny That Way / Vogue / 1945

set 4
Webster Young / For Lady / The Lady / Prestige / 6.14.57
Chico Hamilton / Jazz Swings Broadway / Show Me / World Pacific / LA 8.12.57
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
The Royal Jokers / She’s All Mine / Atco / 7.9.56
Esther Phillips / Fever / Atlantic / 1966
The Zion Travelers / I Want to Go to Heaven and Rest / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Pat Lundy / Prove It / DeLuxe / 1969

Friday, August 04, 2017

Time on My Hands (Playlist in My Arms)

Who you kidding? That girl would look at either of you guys!
Coffeetime, August 4, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Ugetsu / One By One / Riverside / live, Birdland 6.16.63
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Originally / Lil’ T / Columbia / 6.25.56
Shep Fields & his New Music / Skylark / radio transcription / early 1940s
Meyer Davis & his Orchestra / Keep Young and Beautiful / Columbia / 11.23.33 / vocal = Charlotte Murray
The Flamingos / Someday, Someway / Chance / Chicago 1.28.53
Margie Anderson / The Blues / Come Rain or Come Shine / Roulette [Spin-O-Rama] / 1959

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

set 2
Jimmy Heath / Really Big! / Mona’s Mood / Riverside / 6.28.60
Kenny Burrell / If You Could See Me Now / Blue Note / live, Five Spot Café 8.26.59
Chet Baker / Chet / Time on My Hands (You in My Arms) / Riverside / 12.30.58
Don Barreto et son Orchestre Cubain / Cecilia Mia / Decca / Paris 6.27.33 / “Recordings in London of African and West Indian Music in the 1920s and 1930s”
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / My Sugar Is So Refined / Capitol / Hollywood 5.26.46 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Tiny Bradshaw & his Orchestra / Snaggle Tooth Ruth / King / Cincinnati 9.28.50

set 3
Wynton Kelly / It’s All Right! / Kelly Roll / Verve / 3.19.64
John Lewis & Svend Asmussen / European Encounter / Valeria / Stockholm 7.2 & 3.62
Fats Navarro / The Fabulous Fats Navarro, vol 2 / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
Delta Rhythm Boys / Conversation at Midnight / radio transcription / 1941
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Skylark / Okeh / 11.25.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Dick Haymes / Moondreams / Skylark / Capitol / Hollywood 4.56

set 4
Hampton Hawes / Four! / There Will Never Be Another You / Contemporary / LA 1.27.58
Zoot Sims All Stars with Kai Winding & Al Cohn / The Brothers / The Red Door / Prestige / 9.8.52
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Bobby Darin / Love Swings / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Atco / 1961
Frank Sinatra / Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim / The Girl from Ipanema / Reprise / LA 1967 / duet with Jobim
Jubalaires / John Saw the Number / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Alexander O’Neal / Hearsay / Never Knew Love Like This / Tabu / 1987 / duet with Cherrelle



Friday, July 21, 2017

Does Your Playlist Beat for Me

Bird watches Hawk!

Coffeetime, July 21, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane / Mating Call / Super Jet / Prestige / 11.30.56
Miles Davis / ’Round About Midnight / Tadd’s Delight / Columbia / 6.5.56
Coleman Hawkins & his Sax Ensemble / Three Little Words / Keynote / 5.24.44
Anson Weeks & his Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra / You’re My Everything / radio broadcast / San Francisco 1932 / vocal = Pete Fylling
Frank Haywood / Now or Never / Apollo [unissued] / 2.27.46 / with Monroe Tucker & his All Stars
Helen Humes / ’Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do / Stardust / Contemporary / LA 2.10.59

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

set 2
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / Straight Life / Riverside / 7.1.58
George Van Eps / Mellow Guitar / Lost Canyon / Columbia / LA 8.15.56
Charlie Ventura & his Orchestra / The Very Thought of You / RCA Victor / 7.20.50
Art Tatum Trio / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Comet / 5.1.44
Ruth Etting / Home / Romeo / Hollywood 12.11.31
Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys / Lil Liza Jane / Columbia / Hollywood 7.24.41/ vocal = Tommy Duncan
Bobby “Blue” Bland / No Blow, No Show / Duke / Houston 1952

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / Rough ’N’ Tumble / Walk On By / Blue Note / 7.1.66
Dizzy Gillespie / Something Old, Something New / Good Bait / Philips / 4.25.63
Tadd Dameron / The Tadd Dameron Band / Good Bait / Jazzland / live, Royal Roost 1948
Russ Morgan & his Orchestra / Does Your Heart Beat for Me (theme); You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby / radio transcription / 1938
Mills Brothers / Mills Brothers Souvenir Album / You Never Miss the Water Till the Well Runs Dry / Decca [9-172] / 1944
Charlie Ventura / East of Suez / Baby, Baby All the Time / Regent / 1949 / vocal = Buddy Stewart

set 4
Art Pepper / Summertime / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / C’est la vie / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
Slim & Slam / Sweet Safronia / Vocalion / 11.9.38
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé's California Suite / They Go to San Diego / Bethlehem / LA 3.7.57 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Marty Paich
The Hightower Brothers / He’s a Warrior (Battleax) / Nashboro [unreleased] / early 1960s

last soulful song
The Festivals / You’ve Got the Makings of a Lover / Smash / 1967


Friday, July 14, 2017

That's My Play-Play-Playlist

…and handsome, too!
Coffeetime, July 14, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / The Rumproller / Desert Moonlight / Blue Note / 4.21.65
Max Roach / The Max Roach Quartet featuring Hank Mobley / Just One of Those Things / Debut / 4.21.53
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Slow Freight / Vocalion / 1.30.40
Waring’s Pennsylvanians / The Little White House (At the End of Honeymoon Lane) / Victor / 10.29.26 / vocal = Tom Waring
Amos Milburn & his Aladdin Chicken-Shackers / Tell Me How Long Has the Train Been Gone / Aladdin / LA 1.4.50
Buddy Collette / Detour Ahead / radio broadcast, US Navy show, “The Navy Swings” / Hollywood 1962 / vocal = Irene Kral

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

set 2
Buddy Collette / Laura / radio broadcast, US Navy show, “The Navy Swings” / Hollywood 1962
Miles Davis / Seven Steps to Heaven / I Fall in Love Too Easily / Columbia / Hollywood 4.16-17.63
Stéphane Grappelli / Dans la vie / Barclay / Paris 2.6.56
Queen’s Dance Orchestra / Drifting Along with the Tide / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 2.13.22
The Happiness Boys / That’s My Hap-Hap-Happiness / Victor / 2.23.27
Hoagy Carmichael / I Get Along without You Very Well / private recordings / Hoagy’s home, Long Island 1939-1951 (unknown date)
Les Blue Stars / Octuor / La légende du pays des oiseaux (Lullaby of Birdland) / Barclay / Paris 11.54

set 3
Harold Mabern / Workin’ & Wailin’ / Blues for Phineas / Prestige / 6.30.69
Wardell Gray / The Squirrel / Bob Andrews Archive (personal recording) [Xanadu] / live, The Haig, Hollywood 9.9.52
Connee Boswell / Under a Blanket of Blue / Brunswick / LA 6.10.33 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Savannah Churchill & The Four Tunes / The Best of Friends / Columbia / 12.48
Clyde McPhatter / May I Sing for You? / These Foolish Things / Mercury Wing / 1962

set 4
Bobby Scott / Bobby Scott and Two Horns / Theme III / ABC-Paramount / 10.56
Art Tatum Trio / I Know That You Know / Comet / 5.1.44
King Cole Trio / I’m Through with Love / radio broadcast / live, Circle Room, Hotel LaSalle, Milwaukee 9.21.46
Brenda & the Tabulations / Oh Lord, What Are You Doing to Me? / Top and Bottom Records / 1970
The Pilgrim Travelers / After While / Specialty [unissued alt take] / Hollywood 8.2.55

last soulful song
Tom Jones / A-Tom-ic Jones / In a Woman’s Eyes / Decca [Parrot] / London 1966

Friday, July 07, 2017

Playlist of the Infidels

Daydreaming with Brenda

Coffeetime, July 7, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / The Cooker / Just One of Those Things / Blue Note / 9.29.57
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley (1560) / Dance of the Infidels / Blue Note / 4.21.57
Benny Goodman Sextet / Gone with What Draft / Columbia / 1.15.41
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / You Ought to See Sally on Sunday / HMV / London / 12.20.35 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Honeysuckle Rose / Decca / 10.14.39
Dakota Staton / The Late, Late, Show / What Do You See in Her? / Capitol / LA 1957

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

set 2
Tina Brooks / Minor Move / Everything Happens to Me / Blue Note [unissued] / 3.16.58
Buddy Collette / Calm, Cool, & Collette / Flute in “D” / ABC-Paramount / LA 1.24.57
Charlie Parker / Charlie Parker with Strings / I’m in the Mood for Love / Clef / 7.5.50
Frankie Newton Quintet / Daybreak Blues / Blue Note / 4.7.39
Bing Crosby & Connee Boswell / Everything Happens to Me / radio broadcast, Kraft Music Hall / Hollywood 5.1.41
Annie Laurie / Baby What’s New? / Regal / 9.49
Nat “King” Cole / Just One of Those Things / The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On) / Capitol / Hollywood summer 1957

set 3
Ike Quebec / Everything Happens to Me / Blue Note / 9.25.60
Ike Quebec / Bossa Nova Soul Samba / Blue Samba / Blue Note / 10.5.62
Erskine Butterfield / Saturday Night Twist / Joe Davis / 8.17.44
Mildred Bailey / Summertime / Majestic / 12.30.45
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / You Didn’t Want My Love / RPM / LA 1951
Matt Dennis / Give Her a Kiss [She Dances Overhead] / This Funny World / RCA / 1955

set 4
Conte Candoli & Lou Levy / West Coast Wailers / Jordu / Atlantic / 8.17.55
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Zan / Contemporary / LA 4.17.56
Jones-Smith, Incorporated [aka Count Basie’s Blue Five] / Lady Be Good / Vocalion [Columbia] / Chicago 10.9.36
Charles Trenet / Morceaux Choisis L’Auteur / Le Piano de la Plage / Pathé-Marconi / Paris 1959
Dinah Washington / The Late, Late Show [Tops in Pops] / I Don’t Hurt Anymore / Mercury (Wing) / LA 8.3.54 / with Hal Mooney & his Orchestra
Highway QC’s / Every Man, Woman and Child / Vee Jay / Chicago 5.22.55

last soulful song
Brenda & the Tabulations / Oh Lord, What Are You Doing to Me? / Top and Bottom Records / 1970