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

Friday, June 30, 2017

Cover Me up with Sunshine (And Feather My Playlist with Love)

Johnny Griffin & Kenny Clarke go Italian

Coffeetime, June 30, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Goin’ Up Up Up / Karioka / Blue Note / 11.6.60
Johnny Griffin / Johnny Griffin, Vol. 2: A Blowing Session / Ball Bearing / Blue Note / 4.6.57
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / A Mellow Bit of Rhythm / Decca / 7.26.37
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Cover Me up with Sunshine (And Feather My Nest with Love) / Victor / 10.15.26 / vocal = Frank Bessinger
Eddie Williams & his Brown Buddies / Houston Jump / Swingtime (Supreme) / LA 1947
Mary Stallings / Cal Tjader Plays, Mary Stallings Sings / God Bless the Child / Fantasy / LA 5.19.61

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

set 2
Sonny Stitt / Burnin’ / Easy Living / Argo / Chicago 1960
Mal Waldron / The Quest / Duquility / New Jazz / 6.27.61
Tommy Flanagan / Overseas / Delarna [alt take 2] / Prestige / Stockholm 8.15.57
“King” Bennie Nawahi / Black Boy Blues / 1929
Dolly Dawn & her Dawn Patrol / Robins and Roses / Bluebird / 4.24.36
Marl Young & his Orchestra / Sail On Boogie / Rhumboogie / Chicago possibly May 1945 / featuring T-Bone Walker vocal & guitar
Big Maybelle / I Ain’t Got Nobody / Savoy / 3.16.59
Unknown Chorus / Walt Disney Presents Swamp Fox / Johnny Tremain / Disneyland / Hollywood 1959

set 3
The Latin Jazz Quartet & Eric Dolphy / Caribé / Spring Is Here / New Jazz  / 8.19.60
Johnny Griffin / Johnny Griffin Quartet / Hot Sausage / Riverside / 2.58
Jimmy Forrest / Night Train / United / 7.12.51
John Kirby & his Orchestra / As the Tide Was Flowing In / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
The Ravens / Tea for Two / National [unissued] / c. 1949
Al Hibbler / Duke Ellington Presents Al Hibbler / You Don’t Love Me No More / RCA Victor / 7.10.46

set 4
Cal Tjader / Cal Tjader Plays Harold Arlen / The Man that Got Away / Fantasy / San Francisco 1961
Quincy Jones / Harry Arnold + Big Band + Quincy Jones = Jazz! / Room 608 / EmArcy / Stockholm 2.14.58
Fats Waller / Numb Fumblin’ / Victor / 3.1.29
King Cole Trio / After Midnight / You’re Looking at Me / Capitol / Hollywood 9.14.56 / with Willie Smith on alto
Peters Sisters / The Terrific Peters Sisters / Who Stole the Jam / Columbia / 1961
Echoes of Zion / Keep Still / Gerald [Modern] / Atlanta 1950

last soulful song
Little Johnny Truitt / Just the Other Day / A-Bet / Nashville 1968

Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Backwoods Ain’t What It Used to Be

Filling in on Backwoods is hard work!

Backwoods, June 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dean Barlow / Don’t Leave Me Baby / Jay-Dee / 1955
Jerry Morris / Cool Down Baby / with Clarence “Bon Ton” Garlow’s Orchestra / Ric [unissued]
The Clovers / Little Mama Don’t Leave Me / Atlantic / 1953
Gene Phillips & his Rhythm Aces / Gene Jumps the Blues / Modern [unissued] / 1948
Goree Carter & his Hep Cats / Hoy – Hoy / Freedom / 1949

bed 1
The Paris Theatre Orchestra / La Mer / Somerset / 1958

set 2
Priscilla Bowman & the Spaniels / A Rockin’ Good Way / Abner / 1958
The Five Keys / That’s Right / Capitol / 1956
The Moonglows / Blue Velvet / Chess / 1956
Lucky Thompson All Stars / Test Pilot, parts 1 & 2 / Selmer (France) / 12.44
Gene Pitney / E Se Domani / Musicor / 1964
Jerry Colonna / Bowser / Bravo! Records / 1959

bed 2
The Famous Gabor Radics & his Family / Play Gypsy / Regent 1956

set 3
Carson Robinson & his Pioneers / The West Ain’t What It Used to Be / Rex / London 6.3.39
Jerry Reed / Cookin’ / I Shoulda Stayed Home / RCA Victor / 1970
Grouchy & the Texas Pioneers / Beaumont Rag / Pioneer / 1953

bed 3
Leo Addeo & his Orchestra / More Hawaii in Hi-Fi / RCA Victor / 1959

set 4
Ricky Nelson / Don’t Leave Me This Way / Imperial / 1958
Rick & the Fairlanes / Danger / 1959
Rex Trailer / Pow Wow the Pony / Gold Rush / 1960s

bed 4
The Mustang / Dance to Swing Organ / Night Train / Somerset / 1965

set 5a
Big Sheba with Bobby Mitchell’s Orchestra / Standing on the Corner / Derby / 1949
Lenny Capello & the Dots / Cotton Candy / Ric / 1958
Charlie Singleton / S.O.S. / Red Robin / 1950

bed 5
Billy May & his Orchestra / soundtrack to MGM film Johnny Cool / The Coolest Pad / UA / Hollywood 1963

set 5b
The Contours / Shake, Sherrie / Gordy / 1962
Jimmy McGriff / I’ve Got a Woman / Sue / 1967
Millie Small / Something’s Gotta Be Done / Fontana / 1964
Earl Gaines / Keep Your Mind on Me / Seventy 7 / 1972

bed 6
Jack Marshall / Soundsville! / The Third Man Theme / Capitol

set 6
Manfred Mann / What You Gonna Do? / Ascot / 1964
Dusty Springfield / Do Re Mi (Forget About the Do and Think About Me) / Philips / 1964
Chubby Checker / Twistin’ USA / Parkway / 1961
Lou Stein / Got a Match / Mercury / 1958
Jimmie Rodgers / Make Me a Miracle / Roulette / 1958

bed 7
Carroll Gibbons & the Savoy Orpheans / Rhapsody in Blue / Columbia / 5.28.35 / with Larry Adler on harmonica

set 7
Rocky Roberts & the Airedales / Stasera Mi Butto / Durum / 1967
Gene Chandler / Soul Hootenanny, Part 2 / Constellation / 1965
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart / Out & About / A&M / 1967
The Cowsills / Love American Style / MGM / 1970

bed 8
Elmer Bernstein / soundtrack to Staccato / Walk a Lonely Street / Capitol

set 8
Sensational Saints of Ohio / Ain’t That a Shame / Message / Detroit 1962
Cliff Nobles / Love Is All Right / Phil L.A. of Soul / 1968

bed 9
Pat Williams / Shades of Today / For Me! (Arrastao) / Verve

last whoohoo song
Bobby Darin / Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey / Atco / 1960


Friday, June 23, 2017

Playlist in a Caboose

Bobby, I'd never roll *my* eyes at you!

Coffeetime, June 23, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Jenkins, Clifford Jordan, Bobby Timmons / Jenkins, Jordan and Timmons / Cliff’s Edge / New Jazz / 7.26.57
Horace Silver / Further Explorations by the Horace Silver Quintet / Sarfari / Blue Note / 1.13.58
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / High Society / Victor / 4.3.39
Miff Mole & his Molers / Navy Blues / Okeh / 2.6.30 / vocal = Scrappy Lambert
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Blues for Cuba / Aladdin / LA 12.15.50 / vocal = Floyd Dixon
Lucy Reed / This is Lucy Reed / Little Boy Blue / Fantasy / Chicago 1.57

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

set 2
Bobby Troup / Bobby Swings Tenderly / Stella By Starlight / Mode / Hollywood 7.57
Miles Davis All Star Quintet / Changes / Prestige / 8.5.55
George Shearing / Midnight on Cloud 69 / Midnight on Cloud 69 / Savoy / 1.31.49
Bechet-Spanier Big Four / Squeeze Me / HRS [Hot Record Society] / 4.6.40
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Sentimental Melancholy / Brunswick / 2.18.37 / vocal = Billie Holiday
Machito & his Afro-Cubans / Blen, Blen, Blen / live, Royal Roost 3.19.49 / intro by Symphony Sid
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Oh Baby / RPM / 1955

set 3
Yusef Lateef / Into Something / I’ll Remember April / New Jazz / 12.29.61
Baby Face Willette / Stop and Listen / Willow Weep for Me / Blue Note / 5.22.61
Mills Brothers and Ella Fitzgerald / Big Boy Blue / Decca / 1.12.37
Elizabeth Welch & her Swing Quartet / Drop in Next Time You’re Passing / Vocalion / London 10.13.36
Bobby Troup & his Trio / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
The Poll Winners / Exploring the Scene! / Misty / Contemporary / LA late summer 1960
Bobby Scott / The Compositions of Bobby Scott / Cerebellum / Bethlehem / 11.54
Vido Musso’s All Stars / Moose in a Caboose / Savoy / 2.25.46
King Cole Trio / I’d Love to Make Love to You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.13.45
Jack Crowder, Winston DeWitt Hemsley, Pearl Bailey, & Roger Lawson / Put on Your Sunday Clothes / Broadway cast recording, Hello, Dolly! / RCA Victor / 1967
Dixiaires [aka Dixieaires] / God Is the Greatest Creator / Sittin in With / LA 1951

last soulful song
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles / One Dozen Roses / Satisfaction / Tamla / Detroit 1971

Friday, June 16, 2017

Playlist (Don’t Be So Ridiculous)

J'adore Mickey!

Coffeetime, June 16, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Fuller / [Two Bones] / Fuss Budget / Blue Note [unreleased] / 1.22.58
Lee Morgan / Indeed! / Stand By / Blue Note [1538] / 11.4.56
Red Perkins & his Dixie Ramblers / Minor Blues / Champion / Richmond, Indiana 5.6.31
Noël Coward / We Were Dancing / HMV / London 2.13.36 / with the Phoenix Theatre Orchestra
Louis Jordan’s Elk Rendez-Vous Band / Honey in the Bee Ball / Decca / 12.20.38
Joni James / Let There Be Love / The Nearness of You / M-G-M / LA 1953

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

set 2
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin’ / Don’t Blame Me / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60
Hank Mobley / Deep in a Dream / Blue Note / 8.18.57 (note: Kenny Dorham sits out)
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk in Hi Fi / Dinner for One Please, James / RCA Victor / 1.17.56 / with Billy Byers & his Orchestra
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doin’ Things / Okeh / 5.4.27
Chocolate Williams / They’ll Do It Every Time / HRS / 5.5.47 / with Brick Fleagle’s Rhythmakers
Sam Cooke / Encore / Mary, Mary Lou / Keen / LA 1958 / with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra
Otis Rush / It Takes Time / Cobra / 1958 / with Willie Dixon & his Orchestra

set 3
Lou Donaldson / Mr. Shing-A-Ling / The Humpback / Blue Note / 10.27.67
Gigi Gryce / Saying Somethin’ / Back Breaker / New Jazz / 3.11.60
Oscar Peterson / This Is Oscar Peterson at the Piano / Honeydripper / RCA Victor / 1952
Ella Mae Morse / Cow-Cow Boogie / Capitol / Hollywood 5.21.42
Three Flames / Nicholas (Don’t Be So Ridiculous) / Columbia / 1947 https://youtu.be/stjvReaElhQ
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / We’ll Be Together Again / Reprise / Las Vegas 8.9.66

set 4
Barney Kessel / Workin’ Out / New Rhumba / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 10.61
Bill Perkins & Richie Kamuca / Tenors Head-On / Don’t Be That Way / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.56
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney / Good Morning / soundtrack to M-G-M movie Babes in Arms / Hollywood 5.15.39
Sam Fletcher / Sweet Slumber / RCA Victor / 1961
The Detroiters / Ride On King Jesus / Specialty [unissued] / 8.14.51

last soulful song
Lulu / Lulu’s Album / Cry Like a Baby / Columbia / 1969

Friday, June 02, 2017

Playlist, Won’t You Please Come Home

Cute guys and shoulder pads: it's a party!
Coffeetime, June 2, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Indeed! / Little T [alt take] / Blue Note [1538] / 11.4.56
Max Roach / Jazz in 3/4 Time / Lover / EmArcy / Hollywood 3.21.57
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / [Duke Ellington & His Men] / Five O’Clock Rag / RCA Victor / 9.26.41
Little Jack Little & his Orchestra / I Wished on the Moon / Columbia / 6.28.35
Luke Jones & his Orchestra / Take the U Car / Atlas / LA c. 1948
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / The Thrill Is Gone / Kapp / 1958

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

set 2
Lester Young / The Jazz Giants ’56 / I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan / Verve / 1.12.56
Oscar Peterson / The George Gershwin Songbook / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Clef / LA late fall 1952
Joe Venuti / I Got Rhythm / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show #22  / Palm Springs 3.5.53
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / He Ain’t Got Rhythm / Brunswick / 1.25.37 / vocal = Billie Holiday
Joe Turner / Howlin’ Winds / National / Chicago 12.9.47
Jane Russell / [Girls and More Girls] / Bye-Bye Baby / from 20th Century Fox movie, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Lion] / Hollywood 1953
Otis Rush / It Takes Time / Cobra / 1958 / with Willie Dixon & his Orchestra

set 3
Jackie McLean / New Soil / Greasy / Blue Note / 5.2.59
Bennie Green / Glidin’ Along / Sweet Sucker / Jazzland / 3.9.61
Mills Brothers / Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home / Melotone / 11.25.31
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Day In Day Out / Bluebird / 8.27.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Bing Crosby / Songs I Wish I Had Sung the First Time Around… / Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Decca / Hollywood 4.17-18.56

set 4
Curtis Counce / Carl’s Blues / I Can’t Get Started / Contemporary / LA 1.6.58
Shorty Rogers / Chances Are it Swings / A Very Special Love / RCA (Living Stereo) / Hollywood 12.12, 20.58
King Cole Trio / Beautiful Moons Ago / Excelsior/Capitol / LA 3.1.43
Patti Page / In the Land of Hi Fi / My Kind of Love / EmArcy / Hollywood 5.8.56 / with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra
Jerry Butler / You Don’t Know What You Got Until You Lose It / Mercury / 1968
The Alphabetical Four / I’m Gonna Walk Right In and Make Myself at Home / Decca / 11.18.43

last soulful song
Alton Ellis / Sunday Coming / It's True / Coxsone / Kingston, Jamaica 1970

Friday, May 19, 2017

Shoot the Playlist to Me Cupid

I've got a secret: these are two of my favorite guys!

Coffeetime, May 19, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Coltrane / Black Pearls / Lover Come Back to Me / Prestige / 5.23.58
John Coltrane / Soultrane / You Say You Care / Prestige / 2.7.58
Oran “Hot Lips” Page & his Band / Gone with the Gin / Decca / 1.23.40
The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks / Rhythm King / Victor / Chicago 12.12.28 / vocal = Joe Sanders
LaVern Baker / How Can You Leave A Man Like This? / Atlantic / 6.19.53
Ann Cole / Darling Don’t Hurt Me / Baton / 1955 / with Dave McRae Orchestra

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

set 2
Red Garland / Solar / The Very Thought of You / Jazzland / 1.30.62
Art Pepper / Intensity / Come Rain or Come Shine / Contemporary / LA 11.23, 25.60
Charlie Barnet / More Charlie Barnet / Goodbye / Everest / 9.3.58
Mills Blue Rhythm Boys / Ev’ry Time I Look at You / Brunswick / 7.30.31
Clyde Hart’s Hot Seven / Shoot the Arrow to Me Cupid / Savoy / 12.19.44 / vocal = Joe Gregory
June Christy / Something Cool / I’ll Take Romance / Capitol / Hollywood 1953 / with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra
The Barry Sisters / At Home with the Barry Sisters / Eishes-Chiyell [A Woman of Value] / Roulette / 1960 / with Abe Einstein Orchestra

set 3
George Barnes / Guitars Galore / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Mercury / LA 1961
Conte Candoli / Little Band Big Jazz / Mambo Diane / Crown / Hollywood 2.3.60
Don Byas & Slam Stewart / I Got Rhythm / Commodore / 6.9.45
Rosemary Clooney & Tony Pastor / I’m Sorry I Didn’t Say I’m Sorry (When I Made You Cry Last Night) / Columbia / 6.5.47 / with Tony Pastor & his Orchestra
Four Tunes / I'm the Guy / RCA Victor / 6.49
Yves Montand / Montand Chante Prévert / Barbara / Philips / Paris 1962

set 4
Paul Desmond / Desmond Blue / Desmond Blue / RCA Victor / 10.2.61
Jack Sheldon / Jazz West Coast, Vol 2 / It’s Only a Paper Moon / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.18.55
King Cole Trio / On the Sunny Side of the Street / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44 / vocal = The Barrie Sisters
Little Milton / I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town / Checker / Chicago 1965
Frank Gorshin / Jimmy [Original Broadway Cast Recording] / Life Is a One Way Street / RCA Victor / 1969
Golden Gate Quartet / Born Ten Thousand Years Ago / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soulful song
Fantastic Four / As Long as I Live (I Live for You) / Ric-Tic / 1967


Friday, May 12, 2017

Rhythm of the Playlist and Pans

I surrender, handsome Billy Eckstine!

Coffeetime, May 12, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / Swing, Swang, Swingin’ / I’ll Take Romance / Blue Note / 10.20.59
Joe Gordon / Introducing Joe Gordon / Toll Bridge (Rifftide) / EmArcy / 9.8.54
Dickie Wells & his Orchestra / Dinah / Disques Swing / Paris 7.12.37
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / She’s Funny That Way / Victor / vocal = Van Fleming / 1.17.29
Theodore “Wingy” Carpenter & his Wingies / Rhythm of the Dishes and Pans / Decca / 1.12.40
Jeri Southern / The Southern Style / I’ll Take Romance / Decca / 1955

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / At Ease with Coleman Hawkins / Then I’ll Be Tired of You / Prestige Moodsville / 1.29.60
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Strictly Romance / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Art Tatum / The Tatum Touch / Humoresque / Columbia / live, Shrine Auditorium, LA 1949
The Ramblers / Decca Stomp / Decca / London 5.23.33
Bobby Sherwood & his Orchestra / Wherever There’s Me, There’s You / AFRS Jubilee #200 / Hollywood 9.46 / vocal = Francis Glenn & Jay Johnson
Danny Kaye / Eileen / Columbia / 1941
Ann Cole / Are You Satisfied / Baton / 1955 / with Dave McRae Orchestra

set 3
Kenny Dorham / Trompeta Toccata / The Fox / Blue Note / 9.14.64
Frank Foster / I’ll Take Romance / Vogue / Paris 4.4.54
The Spirits of Rhythm / I Got Rhythm / Brunswick / 9.20.33
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / After I Say I’m Sorry / Victor / Chicago 2.1.40 / vocal = The Pied Pipers
Billy Eckstine / I Surrender Dear / There Are Such Things / EmArcy / 1955

set 4
Tal Farlow / Tal / Isn’t It Romantic / Verve / 1956
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, “The Quintets” / I’ll Take Romance / Contemporary / LA 7.2.54
Art Tatum Trio / Sweet Lorraine / AFRS #32 / Hollywood late spring 1943 / master of ceremonies = Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
King Cole Trio / Honeysuckle Rose / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Esther Phillips / Burnin’ / Makin’ Whoopee / Atlantic / live, Freddie Jett’s Pied Piper, LA 1970
Swan Silvertones / Singin’ in My Soul / Lord Today / Vee Jay / Chicago 1960

last soulful song
The Mad Lads / The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Lads / Monkey Time ’69 / Volt / Memphis 1969

 

Friday, May 05, 2017

Wrapped Up in a Playlist Again

Quel profile! Quel turtleneck!

Coffeetime, May 5, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Bill for Bennie / Atlantic / 11.5.58
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Nica’s Tempo / New Jazz / 5.3.60
Jimmy Heath / Swamp Seed / Nutty / Riverside / 3.11.63
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / Miss Hallelujah Brown / Bluebird / 9.12.38
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / Don’t Look at Me That Way / Victor / 6.24.28 / vocal = Irene Bordoni
Ivory Joe Hunter / Mean Woman Blues / Pacific / San Francisco 2.47
Dinah Washington / Drinking Again / The Man That Got Away / Roulette / 1962

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

set 2
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Song Book / The Man That Got Away / Verve / Chicago summer 1959
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / Flamingo / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Johnny Smith / Moonlight in Vermont / Tenderly / Roost / 11.9.52
Leo Parker’s All Stars / Solitude / Savoy [unreleased]c / 12.28.50
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / When Day Is Done / Victor / 6.8.27
Georgia White / The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But…??? / Decca / Chicago 10.21.38
Flamingos / Plan for Love / Chance / 1953 / with Red Hollaway’s Orchestra
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Look Around / The Look of Love / A&M / Hollywood 1967

set 3
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Black Coffee / Prestige / 10.21.66
Howard Roberts / H.R. Is a Dirty Guitar Player! / Li’l Darlin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 1963
The John Hardee Sextet / River Edge Rock / Blue Note / 5.31.46
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Dreaming Out Loud / Victor / 5.13.40 / vocal = Martha Tilton
Four Knights / Wrapped Up in a Dream Again / Coral / 1949
Yves Montand / [Á Paris, volume 3] / Le Dormeur du Val / Odéon [King] / Paris 11.05.53

set 4
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / From All Sides / Menino Pequeno da Bateria -- partial / Fantasy / San Fransisco 5.65
Zoot Sims & Al Cohn / The Brothers / Morning Fun / Prestige / 9.8.52
Tiny Grimes Swingtet / C Jam Blues / Blue Note / 8.14.46
King Cole Trio / What Have You Got in Those Eyes / Capitol transcription / LA 7.26.49
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / Judy / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Desmond Dekker / Shanty Town / soundtrack The Harder They Come / Beverley 1967
Southern Tornadoes / Toll the Bell Easy / United / Chicago 3.21.52

last soulful song
The Impressions / Ridin’ High / I Need a Love / ABC-Paramount / Chicago 1966

Friday, April 28, 2017

Let's Put Out the Playlist

Such pretty canaries!

Coffeetime, April 28, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quartet / Hank’s Prank / Blue Note [5066] / 3.27.55
Gigi Gryce – Clifford Brown / Gigi Gryce – Clifford Brown Sextet / Baby / Blue Note [5048] / Paris 10.8.53
Eddie Heywood & his Orchestra / Begin the Beguine / V-Disc 324B / 2.26.44
Freddie Rich & his Orchestra / You’re an Education / Vitaphone musical short / Hollywood early 1938 / vocal = The Three Symphonettes
The Ink Spots / The Ink Spots / Don’t Get Around Much Anymore / Waldorf Music Hall [33 144] / 1955
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book / It Was Written in the Stars / Verve / LA 1.15.61 / with Billy May & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Blue Note / 7.14.56
Ike Quebec / With a Song in My Heart / Imagination / Blue Note / 2.13.62
Johnny Guarnieri / Piano Contrasts / Why Do I Love You? / Mercury [25068] / 8.17.45
Hazel Scott / People Will Say We’re in Love / V-Disc 30 / 8.27.43
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Honey Ma’ Love / Decca [5453] / 12.30.47
T-Bone Walker / Bye, Bye, Baby / Imperial / LA or Detroit 10.27.53 / with T.J. Fowler’s Band

set 3
Jimmy Smith / I’m Movin’ On / Cherry / Blue Note / 1.31.63
John Coltrane / Lush Life / I Hear a Rhapsody / Prestige / 1.10.58
Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell / Sonny Side / Prestige [103] / 1.26.50
Jack Jenney / City Night / Vocalion [Columbia GL 100] / 10.19.39 / vocal = Frank Sherman
Mills Brothers / Mills Brothers Souvenir Album / Till Then / Decca [9-172] / 1944
Matt Dennis / Welcome Matt / Let’s Put Out the Lights / Jubilee / 1958

set 4
Lee Konitz & Gerry Mulligan / Lee Konitz With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet / I’ll Remember April / Pacific Jazz / The Haig, LA 1.53
Maynard Ferguson / Dimensions / Maiden Voyage / EmArcy [MG 29024] / 2.19.54
The Metronome All-Stars / Local 802 Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 1.23.51
Martha Raye / The Voice / After You’ve Gone / Discovery [DL-3010] / 1950
Eddie Vinson / Bonus Pay / Mercury / 1946
Anthony Newley / The Roar of the Greasepaint / That’s What It Is to Be Young / RCA / 1965
Alphabetical Four / He Sees All We Do and Hears All We Say / Decca / 4.19.40

last soulful song
The Dynamites / Let’s Try / Pay / 1966

Friday, April 21, 2017

If You Were the Only Playlist

Lay down the law, Ida!

Coffeetime, April 21, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Songs for my Father / The Kicker / Blue Note / 10.26.64
Elmo Hope / Informal Jazz / Weeja / Prestige / 5.7.56
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Two Little Bluebirds / HMV / London 9.16.26
Mabel Scott / Fine, Fine Baby / King / 3.25.50
Sarah Vaughan / No Count Sarah / Missing You / EmArcy / 8.6-8.57

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

set 2
Prestige All-Stars / Interplay for 2 Trumpets and 2 Tenors / Soul Eyes / Prestige / 3.22.57
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / Lyin’ to Myself / Decca / 5.18.36
Lula Reed / Going Back to Mexico / King / Cincinnati 4.23.53
Betty Hutton / I’ve Got the Sun in the Morning / soundtrack to MGM movie Annie Get Your Gun / Hollywood 1950

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Roots & Herbs / Look at the Birdie / Blue Note / 2.18.64
Joe Newman / Good ’n‘ Groovy / To Rigmor / Prestige Swingville / 3.19.61
Pete Johnson / Dive Bomber / World Jam Session audition disc / 2.17.44 / announcer = Tom Shirley
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / radio transcription / mid-1940s / vocal = Eugenie Baird; featuring Red Nichols on clarinet
The Charioteers / You Make Me Feel So Young / Columbia [Harmony] / 7.1.46
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / If You Were the Only Girl / Reprise / Hollywood 1964

set 4
West Coast Jazzmen [Howard Lucraft] / Showcase for Modern Jazz / Smog à la Mode / Decca / Hollywood summer 1957
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Georgia on My Mind / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / In the Solo Spotlight / S&B / Contemporary / LA 3.17.54
King Cole Trio / Who’s Been Eatin’ My Porridge? / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Dionne Warwick / The Windows of The World / The Windows of The World / Scepter / 4.13.67
Little Milton / Blind Man / Checker / Chicago 1964
Golden Gate Quartet / Rock My Soul / Bluebird / 11.15.38

last soulful song
The Accents / You Better Think Again / One-derful! / Chicago 1965

Friday, April 14, 2017

This Is a Very Special Playlist

Hey, Hey – How’m I Doin’?

Coffeetime, April 14, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Blowin’ the Blues Away / Break City / Blue Note / 8.29.59
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley’s Second Message / Crazeology / Prestige / 7.27.56
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Out of Nowhere / Bluebird / 6.5.39
Whispering Jack Smith / All By Yourself in the Moonlight / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England     12.28.28
[Leo] “Snub” Mosley & Orchestra / Social Drag / Sonora / 1946 / vocal = Bob Carroll & ensemble
Paul Gayten & his Orchestra / Happy Birthday to You / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1950
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book / Why Was I Born? / Verve / LA 1.6.63

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Why Was I Born? / New Jazz / 3.7.58
Richie Kamuca / Some Other Spring / Concord / 1977
Red Garland / The Nearness of You / Why Was I Born? / Jazzland / 11.30.61
Gene Ammons / It’s the Talk of the Town / Aristocrat / Chicago 10.12.48
Nat Gonella & his Trumpet / Nobody’s Sweetheart / Brunswick / London 5.26.33 / vocal = Nat Gonella & Garland Wilson
Hildegarde / Medley: The Moon Got in My Eyes; All You Want to Do Is Dance / Columbia / London 9.4.37 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Old Man River / Specialty / Hollywood 12.31.47
Peggy Lee / This Is a Very Special Day / Decca / Hollywood 12.16.52 / with Gordon Jenkins & his Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Kenny Dorham / Whistle Stop / Buffalo / Blue Note / 1.15.61
The Modern Jazz Quartet / Odds Against Tomorrow / Cue #9 / 10.9.59
Mills Brothers / Jungle Fever / Decca / LA 2.24.34
Johnny Mercer / Surprise Party / Capitol / Hollywood 8.9.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / The Shadow of Your Smile / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.11.66

set 4
Shelly Manne / My Son the Jazz Drummer! / Di Grine Kuzine / Contemporary / 12.20.62
Oscar Peterson / Plays the George Gershwin Song Book / Nice Work If You Can Get It / Verve / summer 1949
Garland Wilson / China Boy / Brunswick / Paris c. 12.33
King Cole Trio / Look What You’ve Done to Me / Capitol / Hollywood 3.6.44
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Happy Birthday Boogie / Decca [unissued] / 6.5.51
Dinah Washington / Dinah ’63 / Why Was I Born? / Roulette / LA 1963
Golden Gate Quartet / Travelin’ Shoes / Bluebird / Charlotte, North Carolina 1.24.38

last soulful song
Natural Four / Count on Me / Curtom / Chicago 1975

 

Friday, April 07, 2017

That's a Playlist for You

Bell sleeves! White boots!

Coffeetime, April 7, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Bup A Loup / Blue Note / 10.4.59
Freddie Hubbard / Hub Cap / Osie Mae / Blue Note / 4.9.61
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Shipyard Ramble / Bluebird / 1.22.41
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / I’m Just Wild About Animal Crackers / Victor / 6.23.26 / vocal = Phil Saxe
Betty Hall Jones / That’s a Man for You / Capitol / Hollywood 2.11.49
Wynona Carr / Nursery Rhyme Rock / Specialty / Hollywood 1956 / with The Bumps Blackwell Band
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / Then I’ll Be Tired of You / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Art Farmer / Modern Art / Like Someone in Love / United Artists / 9.10, 11, 14.58
Sonny Red / Images / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Jazzland / 6.61
Eddie Davis / Modern Jazz by Eddie Davis / You Go to My Head / King / Cincinnati 1958
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / I’m Coming Virginia / Okeh / Chicago 5.9.27
Adrian’s Tap Room Gang / I Got a Need for You / Victor / 6.14.35 / vocal = Jeanne Burns & Wingy Manone
Doris Day / I Only Have Eyes for You [10 inch EP “Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production”] / Tea for Two / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra, Gene Nelson (“dance effects & songs”), the Ken Lane Singers, & the Page Cavanaugh Trio
Du Droppers / I Wanna Thank You / RCA/Groove [unissued] / 4.1.55

set 3
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Playboy Theme / Everest / 1960
Teddy Edwards / Teddy’s Ready! / The Sermon / Contemporary / LA 8.17.60
Miles Davis/ Mile Stone / Savoy / 8.14.47
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / What Do You Know About Love? / Bluebird / 10.20.38 / vocal = Ida James
Jubalaires / Casey Jones / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Delta Rhythm Boys / In Sweden / Old Man River / Jubilee [Metronome] / Stockholm 1956

set 4
Steve Allen / Monday Nights / Misty / Signature / 1956
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Indian Summer / Contemporary / 12.4.56
Red Perkins & his Dixie Ramblers / Old Man Blues / Champion / Richmond, Indiana 5.6.31
Jo Stafford & her V-Disc Play Boys / I’m Coming Virginia / V-Disc 895A / 4.19.45
Fred Astaire / The Best of The Band Wagon / New Sun in the Sky / Clef / Hollywood 12.52
Dixie-Aires / Loose the Man / Exclusive / summer 1948

last soulful song
Ruby Andrews / Casanova (Your Playing Days Are Over) / Zodiac / 1967

Friday, March 31, 2017

Playlist in the Attic

Gorgeous! Thanks, Marv Goldberg.

Coffeetime, March 31, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Booker Ervin / The Song Book / The Lamp is Low / Prestige / 2.27.64
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Noise in the Attic / Blue Note / 8.7.60
Roy Fox & his Band / These Foolish Things / Victor / London 4.9.36 / vocals = Denny Dennis
Mabel Scott / No More Cryin’ Blues / Coral / 5.22.51
Ella Fitzgerald / soundtrack to Let No Man Write My Epitaph / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Verve / LA 4.19.60

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

set 2
Wilbur Harden & John Coltrane / Tanganyika Strut / Once in a While / Savoy / 5.13.58
Oscar Peterson / The George Gershwin Songbook / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Clef / LA late fall 1952
The Georgians / Charleston Baby O’ Mine / Columbia / 6.20.25
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / When I Can’t Be with You / Victor / Camden, NJ 6.11.31
Basin Street Boys / Vootnay on the Votnay / Exclusive / LA circa 06.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Rosemary Clooney / Swing Around Rosie / Sunday in Savannah / Coral / 1958 / with Buddy Cole Trio
Gino Maringola / Lu spusaliziu / Phonotype / Naples, Italy c. 1960

set 3
Leo Parker / Rollin’ with Leo / Bad Girl / Blue Note / 10.20.61
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Jordan / Ju-Ba / Blue Note / 6.2.57
Charlie Parker & the All Stars / Anthropology / radio broadcast WJZ / live, Birdland 3.31.51
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Many Dreams Ago / Bluebird / 9.28.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
The Ravens / Sylvia / National / 1.27.49
Jimmy Ricks / Vibrations / Sophisticated Lady / Mainstream / 1965

set 4
Brew Moore / Pat’s Batch / Fantasy / LA 11.5.57
Sonny Stitt / I Want to Be Happy / Prestige / 1.26.50
Cozy Cole / Concerto for Cozy / Old Man River / Savoy / 1944
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Little Girl / Parlophone / 6.10.31 / vocal = Harold Arlen
Mavis Rivers / Swing Along with Mavis / Things To Do Today / Reprise / Hollywood 1961
Soul Stirrers / Golden Bells [take 2] / Specialty / Hollywood 4.19.57

last soulful song
Eddie Holman / I Love You / Am I a Loser / ABC / Philadelphia 1969

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Playlist Woogie

Messy locks,  a wee pout, oooo, Smith Ballew!

Coffeetime, March 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Brown & Max Roach / At Basin Street / Powell’s Prances / EmArcy / 1.4.56
Lee Morgan / Candy / Candy / Blue Note / 2.2.58
Teddy Wilson / The Impeccable Mr. Wilson / I Want to Be Happy / Verve / 9.13.56
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / The Chant (St. James Infirmary) / Brunswick / 8.4.37
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / I Heard / Columbia / London 8.27.32 / vocal = Cyril Grantham & Ellis Jackson
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Slow Down / Decca / 11.28.51
Sylvia Syms / [In a Sentimental Mood] The Fabulous Sylvia Syms / I’m a Sucker for a Sentimental Song / [Movietone] 20th Century Fox / 1964

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

set 2
Richie Kamuca / Drop Me Off in Harlem / I Didn’t Know About You / Concord / San Francisco c. 1977
McCoy Tyner / McCoy Tyner Plays Duke Ellington / I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)  / Impulse! [unissued] / 12.2, 7, 8.64
Frank Wess Sextet / I’ll Be Around / Commodore / 8.54
Fats Waller / Muscle Shoals Blues / Okeh / 10.21.22
Frank Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Happy Feet / Okeh / 5.8.30 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Georges Guétary / Maître Pierre / Pathé Marconi / Paris 1948
Little Milton / Sings Big Blues / Fever / Checker / Chicago 6.3.66

set 3
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / Recado Bossa Nova / Blue Note / 6.18.65
George Van Eps / Mellow Guitar / I’ll Remember April / Columbia / LA 8.1.56
Anita Boyer & her Tomboyers [King Cole Trio] / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44
Mildred Bailey & the Delta Rhythm Boys / Bugle Woogie / radio broadcast, The Mildred Bailey Show / Hollywood c. 1943
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson/ How Long Has This Been Going On? / Verve / Hollywood 1957

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / East of the Sun / Contemporary / Hollywood 3.1.55
John Graas / Jazz-Lab-1 / Softly the Horn Blows / Decca / 1956
Peggy Lee / How Long Has This Been Going On / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.18.47 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind
The Pincus Sisters / Eastside Gluckstern’s Restaurant Commercial / radio, WEVD / c. 1950
Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona) / Intimate Excitement / The Constant Rain (Chove Chuva) / Liberty / LA 1967
The Golden Echoes / My Life Is in His Hands / Peacock / LA c. 7.49

last soulful song
Ruby Andrews / I Guess That Don’t Make Me a Loser / Zodiac / Chicago 1968

Friday, March 10, 2017

Give Your Playlist Lots of Lovin'

Women making harmony for the world!

Coffeetime, March 10, 2017, Angelynn Grant, xxv

set 1
Hank Mobley / The Turnaround! / Straight Ahead / Blue Note / 2.5.65
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / South Side / Blue Note / 2.4.57
Ermine Calloway & the Seven Blue Babies / Give Your Baby Lots of Lovin’ / Edison / 1.2.29
The Barry Sisters / Oh Mama, I’m So in Love / radio transcription Yiddish Melodies in Swing, WHN / 1940 / with Sam Medoff & the Yiddish Swingtet
Camille Howard / Rock Me Daddy / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 8.20.50
Audrey Morris / The Voice of Audrey Morris / What More Can a Women Do / Bethlehem / Hollywood 7.56 / with Marty Paich & the Hollywood String Quartet

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Ballads / Too Young to Go Steady / Impulse! / 12.21.61
Ike Quebec / It Might as Well Be Spring / Willow Weep for Me / Blue Note / 12.29.61
Flip Phillips / Flip Phillips Quintet / I’ll Never Be the Same / Clef / 9.13.54
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / Mary’s Idea / Decca / 12.6.38
Patsy Montana & Prairie Ramblers / I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart / ARC Records / 8.16.35
Little Esther / Mainliner / Federal / LA 7.25.52 / with Bobby Nunn & the Robins
Betty Roché / Singin’ & Swingin’ / Blue Moon / Prestige / 6.3.60

set 3
Grant Green / I Want to Hold Your Hand / Corcovado / Blue Note / 3.31.65
Horace Silver / Horace-Scope / Me and My Baby / Blue Note / 7.8.60
Charlie Parker / Bird Feathers / Dial / 11.4.47
Boswell Sisters / Lullaby of Broadway / Brunswick / London 7.19.35
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Kick It / Okeh / 6.5.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Dinah Washington / Back to the Tracks / It’s a Mean Old Man’s World / Roulette / 7.5.62

set 4
Stan Getz / Stan Getz at Large  / In the Night / HMV / Copenhagen 1.14, 15.60
Barney Kessel / Carmen / The Gypsy’s Hip / Contemporary / LA 12.19.58
Mildred Bailey / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Columbia / 1.25.40
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / A Gal in Calico / Capitol / 9.27.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Pearl Bailey / Solid Gold Cadillac / Sunset Records / Hollywood 1956
The Sallie Martin Singers / Great Day / Specialty / Hollywood 03.31.52

last soulful song
Ann Peebles / I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down / Hi / Memphis 1972

Friday, February 24, 2017

I’m Sitting on Top of the Playlist

Having fun with Ethel.

Coffeetime, February 24, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Benny Golson / The Modern Touch / Hymn to the Orient / Riverside / 12.19.57
Prestige All Stars / All Day Long / Slim Jim / Prestige / 1.4.57
Ross Gorman’s Earl Carroll Vanities Orchestra / I’m Sitting on Top of the World / Columbia / 10.29.25
Rudy Vallée & his Yale Collegians / Outside / Harmony / 1.31.29
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / Since I Fell for You / radio broadcast / live, Savoy Ballroom 1945 / vocal = Ella Johnson
Big Mama Thornton / My Man Called / Peacock / Houston 1956
Julie London / All Through the Night / Get Out of Town / Liberty / Hollywood 7.12,13,16.65 / with the Bud Shank Quintet

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Coltrane’s Sound / Central Park West / Atlantic / 10.24 & 26.64
The Prestige All Stars / All Night Long / Body & Soul / Prestige [unissued] / 12.28.56
Ethel Waters & her Ebony Four / Maybe Not at All / Columbia / 10.28.25
The Four Rockets / Loch Lomond / Aladdin / 11.48
Bobby Long & the Satellites / Mojo Workout / Vegas / 1964

set 3
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash! / Kenny’s Sound / Verve / 7.16.63
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Skylark / Prestige / 10.21.66
Lester Young / Sax-o-Be-Bop / JATP / 1946
Harry James & his Orchestra / Opening Theme [Ciribiribin); If That’s the Way You Want It, Baby / radio transcription / mid-1940s / vocal = Helen Forrest
Basin Street Boys / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Earl Coleman with Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / Two Different Worlds / Prestige / 12.7.56

set 4
Marty Paich Quartet / Featuring Art Pepper / Abstract Art / Tampa  / 2.20.57
Clifford Brown / Jazz Immortal / Gone with the Wind / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.13.54
Lynn Hope / Please, Mr. Sun / Aladdin / Chicago 3.11.52
Kay Starr / Who’s Foolin’ Who / Lamplighter / LA 1946 / with the Lamplighter All Stars
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / I Wish You Love / Capitol / Hollywood 1962
Donald Height / You’re Gonna Miss Me / Shout / 1966
Soul Stirrers / Come and Go to That Land / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last soulful song
Lea Roberts / Prove It / Minit / LA 5.1.69

Friday, February 17, 2017

Waiting for the Playlist to Come In

Sam, you do sing so handsomely!

Coffeetime, February 17, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dizzy Reece / Star Bright / A Variation on Monk / Blue Note / 11.19.59
Lee Morgan / Introducing Lee Morgan / Bet / Savoy / 11.5.56
The Comedian Harmonists / Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear / Odeon / Berlin 1932
Walter Brown / Let’s Love Awhile / Capitol / LA 7.50 / Jay McShann’s Kaycee Stompers
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) / Verve / LA 1.8.57

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

set 2
Charles McPherson / Bebop Revisited! / Embraceable You / Prestige / 11.20.64
Oliver Nelson / Nocturne / Azure-té / Prestige Moodsville 13 / 8.23.60
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Strange / Capitol / 1958
Bing Crosby / After Sundown / Brunswick / Hollywood 9.27.33 / with Lennie Hayton’s Orchestra
Doris Day / Tea for Two [10 inch EP “Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production”] / Tea for Two / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra, Gene Nelson (“dance effects & songs”), the Ken Lane Singers, & the Page Cavanaugh Trio
Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones & his Playboys / New Arrival / Imperial / 1947

set 3
Charles McPherson / The Quintet/Live! / Here’s That Rainy Day / Prestige / live at The Five Spot 10.13.66
Lee Morgan / Tom Cat / Twice Around / Blue Note / 8.11.64
The Mills Brothers / Dinah / Brunswick / 12.16.32 / with Bing Crosby
Martha Raye, Private Murray McEachern, Gene Krupa, & the Mel-Tones / Blue Skies / radio broadcast, AFRS Showtime / 1944
Sam Cooke / Encore / When I Fall in Love / Keen / LA 1958 / with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra

set 4
Victor Feldman / Merry Olde Soul / Bloke’s Blues / Riverside / 1.6, 11.61
Lee Konitz / Konitz Meets Mulligan / Too Marvelous for Words / Pacific Jazz / live at The Haig, Hollywood 1.53
Les Paul Trio / If I Love Again / V-Disc 572B / mid-1940s
Peggy Lee / Waiting for the Train to Come In / Capitol / Hollywood 7.30.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra
Marlene Dietrich / Dietrich in London / I Wish You Love / Columbia / Queen’s Theatre, London 12.12.64
Golden Gate Quartet / Take Your Burdens to God / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soulful song
Little Johnny Truitt / Don’t Let Me Be a Cryin’ Man / A-Bet / Crowley, Louisiana (?) 1966

Friday, February 03, 2017

Lonesome Playlist

Dreaming with Dinah…
Coffeetime, February 3, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Live at The Jazz Corner of the World, vol 2 / M & M / Blue Note / 4.15.59
Bill English / Bill English / 222 / Vanguard / 1963
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Let’s Go Home / Columbia / 4.24.41
Annette Hanshaw / Moon Song (That Wasn’t Meant for Me) / Banner / 1.25.33
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Hurry, Hurry / Decca / 5.26.44 / vocal = Wynonie Harris
Dinah Washington / Our Love Is Here to Stay / EmArcy / early spring 1954

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

set 2
Stanley Turrentine / Blue Hour / Since I Fell for You / Blue Note / 12.16.60
Bob Enevoldsen / Smorgasbord / Mr. Know-It-All / Liberty / Hollywood 11.25, 29.55
Joe Newman / All I Want to Do Is Swing / Leonice / RCA Victor / 2.8.55
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / The Wild Dog / Okeh / 3.28.28
Boswell Sisters / Gee, But I’d Like to Make You Happy / Okeh / LA 10.3.30 / on label as The Three Boswell Sisters
Roy Brown & his Mighty-Mighty Men / Lonesome Lover / King / Cincinnati 9.27.51
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / Some Day, Sweetheart / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

set 3
Yusef Lateef / The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef / Salt Water Blues / Riverside / 5.9.60
Earl Anderza / Joe and I / Pacific Jazz / LA 6.30.63
Tadd Dameron Band / Ep-Bop / transcriptions [Jazzland] / live Royal Roost 1948
Connee Boswell / Stormy Weather / Decca / LA 8.7.41 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / I’ll Get Along Somehow / Varsity / 12.47
Jean Sablon / Ciel de Paris / HMV/Pathé Marconi / Paris early 1960s

set 4
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Roulette / Tampa/Skylark / Hollywood 1954
Tal Farlow / Tal / How About You / Verve / 1956
Helen Forrest / Everybody Knew but Me / Decca / Hollywood 11.19.45 / with Les Paul & his Trio
Jerry Butler / I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face / Vee-Jay / 1965
Dixie Nightingales / Forgive These Fools / Chalice / Memphis / 1966

last soulful song
Dee Dee Warwick / I’m Gonna Make You Love Me / Mercury / 10.66

Friday, January 27, 2017

Lady Windermere's Playlist

Thank you!
Coffeetime, January 27, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Far Away Lands / Far Away Lands / Blue Note / 5.26.67
Art Farmer / Septet / Up in Quincy’s Room / Prestige / 7.2.53
Bernie Leighton / Piano Contrasts / Things Are Looking Up / Keynote / 8.9.46
Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra / San / Victor / 1.12.28
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / Wagon Wheels / HMV / London 2.21.34 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Mr. Google Eyes August [Joseph August] / Play the Game / Duke / LA 1953 / with Johnny Otis Band
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / Body and Soul / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / Landslide / Love Locked Out / Blue Note / 5.5.62
Junior Cook / Junior’s Cookin’ / Easy Living / Jazzland / 12.4.61
Sandy Williams’ Big Eight / Mountain Air / HRS / 11.5.45
Martha Raye / Honeysuckle Rose / AFRS Swingtime / Hollywood 1944
Eddie Cantor / The Eddie Cantor Story soundtrack [Warner Brothers] / Makin’ Whoopee / Capitol / Hollywood 12.25.53
B.B. King / Eyesight to the Blind / Kent / LA 1965
Ruby & the Romantics / Young Wings Can Fly / Kapp / 1968

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / Sweet ’n’ Sour / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62
Barry Harris / Breaking It Up / Stranger in Paradise / Argo / Chicago 7.31.58
Preston Love Orchestra / Jumping for Charles / Spin / LA 1952
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / Something Sentimental / radio transcription / 1946 / vocal = Jo Anne Ryan
The Four Tunes / My Last Affair / RCA Victor / 6.49
Little Willie John / No More Life / King / Cincinnati 1958

set 4
Herbie Harper / Bethlehem’s Best [Herbie Harper] / Angus / Bethlehem / LA 1.25.55
Bobby Jaspar / Up in Quincy’s Room / Vogue / Paris 11.3.52
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Lady Windermere’s Fan / Decca / 12.30.47
Lavern Baker / See See Rider / Atlantic / 9.26.62
Antonio Carlos Jobim / The Wonderful World of Antonio Carlos Jobim / Por Toda A Mimha Vida / Warner Brothers / LA 1965 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
Sonny Curtis / The Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song, Love Is All Around / 1970
The Four Internes / I Go to Jesus / King / Cincinnati 11.53

last soulful song
Syreeta / Syreeta / I Love Every Little Thing About You / Mowest / LA 1972

Friday, January 20, 2017

Could You Please Oblige Us With a Playlist

Oh Sammy, tell us why we should smile…

Coffeetime, January 20, 2017, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / Soul Junction / Hallelujah / Prestige / 11.15.57
Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman / Three Trumpets / Who’s Who / Prestige / 1.26.57
Hubert Rostaing – Aimé Barelli et Leur Orchestre / Indécision / Swing / Paris 10.22.40
Noel Coward / Could You Please Oblige Us with a Bren Gun? / HMV / London 7.28.41
Miss Rhapsody [Viola Wells] / The Night Before Judgement Day / Savoy / 5.15.45 / duet with Harold Underhill
Judy Holliday / Holliday with Mulligan / The Party’s Over / Verve / 4.12.61

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

set 2
Red Garland / Prestige Moodsville, Volume 1 / We’ll Be Together Again / 12.11.59 / with Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis
Rene Thomas / Guitar Groove / How Long Has This Been Going On? / Jazzland / 9.7-8.60
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra / Liza / Victor / 8.1.35
Don Barreto  et son Orchestre Cubain / Triguenita (Brito) / Decca / Paris 6.27.33 / “Recordings in London of African and West Indian Music in the 1920s and 1930s”
Delta Rhythm Boys / Domaredansen / Metronome / Stockholm 9.8.50 / with the Metronome All-Stars
Etta James / Seven Day Fool / Argo / Chicago 9.60

set 3
Sandy Mosse / ‘Relaxin’ with … Sandy Mosse / Birks Works / Argo / Chicago 9.5.58
Dizzy Gillespie / Dizzy Atmosphere / Musicraft / prob 2.28.45
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Chillun, Get Up / Victor / 1.26.34 / vocal = Henry Wells & Trio
Charioteers / So Long / radio transcription / 1942
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra / He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped / Musicraft / 7.9.46 / vocal = Alice Roberts
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / The Party’s Over / Reprise / Hollywood 7.19.61 / with Marty Paich & his Orchestra

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 3 / Mexican Passport / Contemporary / LA 8.2.55
Shorty Rogers & André Previn / Collaboration / Call for Cole / RCA Victor / 3.30.54
Frank Sinatra / Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day) / V-Disc 262-A, CBS radio broadcast, “The Vimms Vitamins Show” / 5.24.44 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Colemans / I Don’t Mind Being All Alone / Regal / 1950
The Ravens / The House I Live In / National / 1.27.49
The Staple Singers / Pray On / Vee-Jay / 1960

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / Signed, Sealed, & Delivered / Heaven Help Us All / Tamla / 1970