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