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