Friday, September 21, 2018

The Playlist Has a Thousand Eyes

I’m eager to hear Allen on tenor!

Coffeetime, September 21, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Coltrane / Coltrane’s Sound / The Night Has a Thousand Eyes / Atlantic / 10.26.60
Phil Woods & Gene Quill / Bird Feathers / Airegin / Prestige / 3.29.57
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / I Can’t Get Started / Victor / 10.30.39
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / That’s Where the South Begins / Columbia / London 10.10.30 / vocal = Sid Buckman
Floyd Turnham’s Combo / No Parking After Eight / Combo / LA 1952 / vocal = Cledus Harrison
Sarah Vaughan / Swingin’ Easy / Words Can’t Describe / EmArcy / 2.14.57

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Strikes / In a Sentimental Mood / Prestige / 9.15.64
Frank Wess / The Frank Wess Quartet / But Beautiful / Prestige Moodsville / 5.9.60
Dexter Gordon Quintet / Sweet Lorraine / Clef / Hollywood 6.43
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / He Ain’t Got Rhythm / Brunswick / 1.25.37 / vocal = Billie Holiday
Dorothy Lamour / soundtrack to Paramount film Moon Over Burma / Mexican Magic / Hollywood 1940
Georges Guétary / La Route Fleurie / Pathé / Paris 1952

set 3
Donald Byrd / A New Perspective / Beast of Burden / Blue Note / 1.12.63
Allen Eager / Rampage / Savoy / 3.22.46
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Call Me Darling / radio transcription / 1944 / vocal = Thelma Carpenter
The Basin Street Boys / Exactly Like You / Exclusive / LA 1947 / with Lucky Thompson & his Orchestra
Earl Coleman / This Is Always / Prestige / 11.4.55

set 4
Charlie Byrd / Byrd in the Wind / You’re a Sweetheart / Riverside / 1959
Stan Getz / Long Island Sound / Prestige / 6.21.49
Count Basie & his Orchestra / [Basie Roars Again] / She’s Just My Size / Clef / 8.15.54
King Cole Trio / You’re So Different / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 7.44
Frantic Fay Thomas / Lover Man / Exclusive / Hollywood 1946
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story  / Lovely to Look At / Clef / Hollywood 12.52
Golden Gate Quartet / Pure Religion / Bluebird / Charlotte, North Carolina 1.24.38

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / Pushin’ a Good Thing Too Far / Chicago 1963 / with the Dells

Friday, September 14, 2018

I'll Be a Playlist "With Pleasure"

Ooo, it's a Lark to do the jerk.

Coffeetime, September 14, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Harold Land / The Fox / The Fox / Contemporary / LA 8.59
Tina Brooks / One for Myrtle / Blue Note [unissued] / 3.2.61
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Until Today / Victor / Chicago 8.4.36
Bix Beiderbecke & his Orchestra / I’ll Be a Friend “With Pleasure” / Victor / 8.9.30 / vocal = Wesley Vaughn; composer = Maceo Pinkard
Martha Raye, Private Murray McEachern, Gene Krupa, & the Mel-Tones / You’re in the Army Now / radio transcription, AFRS show Showtime / 1944
Big Maybelle / Goodnight Wherever You Are / Savoy / 11.26.57

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

set 2
Wes Montgomery / Movin’ Along / Ghost of a Chance / Riverside / LA 10.12.60
Ronnie Mathews / Doin’ the Thang! / Prelude to a Kiss / Prestige / 12.17.63
Benny Goodman / The Benny Goodman Trio Plays for the Fletcher Henderson Fund / Body and Soul / Columbia / live, “Make Believe Ballroom” show on WNEW 4.1.51
Boswell Sisters / Stardust / Brunswick / 5.25.31 / with Victor Young & the Brunswick Orchestra
Cleo Brown / Who’ll Chop Your Suey? / Hollywood Hotshots / Hollywood 11.36
Jesse Belvin / Confusin’ Blues / Specialty / Hollywood 5.7.52
The El Dorados / I’ll Be Forever Loving You / Vee-Jay / 11.21.55

set 3
Cannonball Adderley / & the Poll-Winners / Lolita / Riverside / San Francisco 5.21.60
Sam Jones / The Soul Society / The Old Country / Riverside / 3.10.60
Geraldo & his Orchestra / I’m Old Fashioned / London 5.20.43 / vocal = Beryl Davis
The Larks / I Live True to You / Apollo / 2.18.52
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Sings And Plays / I Wish I Knew / Pacific Jazz / 2.28.55

set 4
George Redman / Moods in Jazz / Sonny Boy / Tampa / Hollywood 1954
Oscar Peterson / Plays the Jerome Kern Song Book / The Way You Look Tonight / Verve / LA summer 1959
Don Byas / September Song / Savoy / 8.21.46
Walter Huston / September Song / Broadway musical “Knickerbocker Holiday” / Brunswick / 1938
Modernaires / Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Columbia / 11.47
Eddie Holman / I Love You / It’s All in the Game / ABC / Philadelphia 1969
Highway QCs / I’ll Be Satisfied / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1959

last soulful song
The Impressions / Ridin’ High / I’m a Tellin’ You / ABC-Paramount / Chicago 1966

Friday, September 07, 2018

Oh! Playlist

Open these eyes, Autry DeWalt Mixon *Junior*!

Coffeetime, September 7, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dave Bailey / Bash! / Osmosis [alt take] / Jazzline / 10.4.61
Art Blakey Big Band / El Toro Valiente / Bethlehem / 12.57
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / Twinklin’ / Decca / 2.8.38
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Get Out and Get Under the Moon / Brunswick / 6.1.28 / vocal trio = Skinny Ennis, Saxie Dowell, Hal Kemp
Mabel Scott / Catch ’Em Young, Treat ’Em Rough, Tell ’Em Nothin’ / Coral / 5.22.51
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings the Cole Porter Songbook / Get Out of Town / Verve / Hollywood 2.7.56

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / Doin’ Allright / You’ve Changed / Blue Note / 5.6.61
Randy Weston / Jazz á la Bohemia / You Go to My Head / Riverside / live Café Bohemia, 10.14.56
California Ramblers / Oh! Mabel / Columbia / 1.19.25
Alex Hill & his Hollywood Sepians / Song of the Plow / Vocalion / 10.19.34
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / Fine and Dandy / Columbia / Hollywood 12.8.50 / with Norman Luboff Choir & the Buddy Cole Quartet
The Cadillacs / I Want to Know / Josie / 1958

set 3
Les Jazz Modes / Les Jazz Modes / Idle Evenings / Dawn / 6.12.56
Herbie Mann’s Californians / Great Ideas of Western Mann / Get Out of Town / Riverside / LA 7.3.57
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Groove Street / Blue Note / 12.27.47
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Get Out of Town / Musicraft / Hollywood 6.25.46 / vocal = Mel Tormé
Ruth Brown & the Delta Rhythm Boys / Why? / Atlantic / 1.17.50
Les McCann / Sings / It’s Way Past Suppertime / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.61 / with orchestra arranged & directed by Gerald Wilson

set 4
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / Live at El Matador / Black Orpheus Suite / Fantasy / El Matador club, San Francisco 1966
Adrian & his Tap Room Gang / Jazz O’ Jazz / Victor / 6.14.35 / vocal = Jeanne Burns
Maxin Trio / If I Give You My Love / Swingtime / LA 1950
Donna Jean Young / On the Flip Side [soundtrack to ABC TV production] / They’re Gonna Love It / Decca / LA 12.66
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Watch Ye Therefore / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
Jr. Walker & the All Stars / These Eyes / live, Soul Train, Hollywood 12.4.71


Friday, August 31, 2018

Down, Down, Down (What a Playlist)

Please don’t look at me like that, Monsieur Aznavour.

Coffeetime, August 31, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Open Sesame / All or Nothing at All / Blue Note / 6.19.60
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Status Quo / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / Dolomite / Bluebird / 2.27.40
Whispering Jack Smith / My Blue Heaven / HMV / London 1.10.28
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Do You Call That a Buddy (Dirty Cat) / Decca / 9.30.40
Helen Carr / … Why Do I Love You / You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Eddie Duran / Jazz Guitarist / Soon / Fantasy / San Francisco 1957
Duke Jordan / Flight to Jordan / Summertime / Savoy / 10.10.55
Lester Young Trio / I Can’t Get Started / Norgran / LA spring 1946
Lonnie Johnson / Playing with the Strings / Okeh / Memphis 2.21.28 
Rhubarb Red [Les Paul] / Just Because / Decca / Chicago c. 6.37
Anita Boyer & her Tomboyers / He’s Funny That Way / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44 / with the King Cole Trio, Bob Dukoff on tenor sax
Mabel Mercer / Mabel Mercer Sings / Trouble Comes / Decca / 1964
Lucky Carter / Stop Arguing Over Me / M.O.C. / Memphis 4.7.69

set 3
Duke Pearson / The Right Touch / Chili Peppers / Blue Note / 9.13.67
Johnny Griffin & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Tough Tenors / Tickle Toe / Jazzland / 11.4 & 10.60
Joe Thomas & his Orchestra / Sittin’ Around / King / Cincinnati 6.28.50
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Ride On / Columbia / 7.27.42 / vocal = Earl Warren
Charioteers / Down, Down, Down (What a Song) / Okeh / 6.1.41
Charles Aznavour / His Love Songs in English / Just Because (Parce Que) / Reprise / LA 1965

set 4
Art Pepper / …The Way It Was! / Tickle Toe / Contemporary / LA 11.26.56
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / Tasty Dish / EmArcy / LA 3.5 & 7.58
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Ida James / Speak Low / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Ivory Joe Hunter & his Band / She’s A Killer / 4 Star / San Francisco 1947
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Oh For a Night in the Ballroom / Decca [5453] / 12.30.47
Alphabetical Four / Precious Lord, Hold My Hand / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
Marlina Mars / Just Another Dance / Okeh / Chicago 1965



Friday, August 24, 2018

A Playlist of Honey

Oscar Peterson teaches us a lesson in happy.

Coffeetime, August 24, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Johnny Griffin / Johnny Griffin, Vol. 2 / The Way You Look Tonight / Blue Note / 4.6.57
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / Dingbat Blues / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62
Gene Austin / Ain’t She Sweet / Victor / 3.15.27
Bandanna Girls [Mozelle France & May Hopkins] / Every Time I Hear Your Name / Decca / 1.24.39
Cee Pee Johnson & his Band / When You’re Alone / Apollo / 11.2.45
Honi Gordon / Honi Gordon Sings / Ill Wind (You’re Blowing Me No Good) / Prestige / 3.23.62

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

set 2
Blue Mitchell / Blue’s Moods / When I Fall in Love / Riverside / 8.24.60
Oscar Peterson / Plays the George Gershwin Song Book / Summer Time / Verve / summer 1949
Joe Venuti’s Rhythm Boys / Little Buttercup (I’ll Never Be the Same) / Okeh / 6.10.31
Jesse Crawford / At Sundown / Victor / 6.28.27
Eddie Cantor / The Eddie Cantor Story soundtrack [Warner Brothers] / Row, Row, Row / Capitol / Hollywood 12.25.53
Julia Lee / If It’s Good / Mercury / 4.46 / with Tommy Douglas’ Orchestra
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / I’m Waiting Just for You / King / 2.28.51 / vocal = Annisteen Allen & John Carol
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé Sings Astaire / They All Laughed / Bethlehem / Hollywood 11.56 / with Marty Paich and his Dek-Tette

set 3
Ken McIntyre / Looking Ahead / Head Shakin’ / New Jazz / 6.28.60
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Serenade to Satchmo / Gotham / Philadelphia 1951
Maxine Sullivan / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Victor / 12.10.38
5 Red Caps / Grand Central Station / Beacon / 7.43
Frankie Laine / Rockin’ / We’ll Be Together Again / Mercury / 1947

set 4
Lee Konitz / Lee Konitz with Warne Marsh / Two Not One / Atlantic / 6.14.55
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Four and One Moore / Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Bobby Darin / Venice Blue / A Taste of Honey / Capitol / Hollywood 1965
Solomon Burke / Got to Get You Off My Mind / Atlantic
Swan Silvertones / Move Somewhere / Vee-Jay / 1960

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Oogum Boogum / I’m the One Who Knows / Double Shot / LA 1967

Friday, August 17, 2018

Lonesome Playlist Blues

We say a little prayer for you, Aretha.

Coffeetime, August 17, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Café / Impulse! / 7.16.63
Paul Chambers / Go… / Just Friends / Vee-Jay / Chicago 2.2.59
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Until Today / Victor / Chicago 8.4.36
Lonnie Johnson / I Done Told You / Okeh [unissued] / St. Louis 4.25.27                                                Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Take a Good Look at Mine / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes
Amos Milburn / It’s a Married Woman / Aladdin / LA 11.19.47
Morgana King / The Winter of My Discontent / I’d Do it All Again / Ascot / 1964

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

set 2
Lester Young & Harry “Sweets” Edison / Pres & Sweets / That’s All / Norgran / LA 11.1.55
Kenny Burrell / Introducing Kenny Burrell / Weaver of Dreams / Blue Note / 5.30.56
Gene Ammons / Boss Tenor / My Romance / Prestige / 6.16.60
Thomas Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies / Gee Chee / Victor / 12.1.27
Kay Starr / So Tired / Capitol / Hollywood 11.2.48
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / Hoy – Hoy / Freedom / 1949

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Jazz Messengers!!!!! / Alamode / Impuse! / 6.14.61
Les McCann / Pretty Lady / Dorene Don’t Cry, I… / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1961
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Am I Blue / Gotham [unissued] / 1951
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Never Felt Better, Never Had Less / Victor / 4.21.38 / vocal = Jayne Dover
The Ravens / Don’t Look Now / Columbia / 10.19.50
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / I Just Dropped By to Say Hellor / Impulse! / 10.17.63

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Baseball Theme / Fantasy / San Francisco 1964
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + Eleven / Anthropology / Contemporary / LA 5.12.59
Smith-Glamann Quintet / Poinciana / Pulling Strings / Bethlehem / 8.1.54
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Freddy King / Lonesome Whistle Blues / King / Cincinnati 1.17.61
Aretha Franklin / Aretha in Paris / Groovin’ / Atlantic / Olympia Theatre, Paris 5.7.68
Zion Travelers / A Soldier of the Cross / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Runnin’ Out of Fools / I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face / Columbia 1964

Friday, August 10, 2018

What Did She Say? (The Playlist Song)

Oh, Dave Barbour! That guitar, that open shirt, that handsome, furrowed brow.

Coffeetime, August 10, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell / Detroit-New York Junction / Tarriff / Blue Note / 3.13.56
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Craft / Anthropology / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Blue Sea / Victor / 1.22.41
Vaughn De Leath / Baby Your Mother (Like She Babied You) / Victor / 8.12.27 / with Leonard Joy & his Orchestra
Walter Brown / Lyin’ Woman Blues / Capitol / Kansas City 4.22.49
Ella Fitzgerald / Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Verve / LA 6.23.61

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

set 2
James Moody / Wail Moody Wail / The Nearness of You / Prestige / 12.12.55
[Åke] Stan Hasselgard / I’ll Never Be the Same / Capitol / Hollywood 12.18.47
Lonnie Johnson / 6/88 Glide / Okeh [unreleased] / St. Louis 10.27
[Etienne] Sarane Ferret & le Quintette de Paris / Royal Blue / Odeon / Paris 1942 / “avec le violoniste Georges Effrosse”
Bing Crosby / (I Don’t Stand A) Ghost of a Chance (With You) / Brunswick / Hollywood / 10.14.32
Peggy Lee / I Cover the Waterfront / Snader Telescription / Hollywood 1950 / with Dave Barbour Quintet

set 3
Lonnie Smith / Think! / Son of Ice Bag / Blue Note / 7.23.68
Claude Thornhill / Anthropology / radio transcription / 1947
Sarah Vaughan / I Cover the Waterfront / Musicraft / 1947 / with George Treadwell’s Orchestra
Charioteers / What Did He Say? (The Mumble Song) / Columbia / 12.5.47
Frank D’Rone / In Person / I Am in Love / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 3 / Swing Shift / Contemporary / LA 7.22.52
Frank Foster / Fat Shoes / Vogue / Paris 4.4.54
Count Basie / The Dirty Dozens / Decca / 11.9.38
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney / I Wish I Were in Love Again / soundtrack, MGM film Words and Music / Hollywood 5.28.48
Little Milton / Blues ’n’ Soul / You’re No Good / Stax / Memphis 1974
Fairfield Four / Heaven in My View / Dot / 10.54

last soulful song
Chuck Jackson / (You Can’t Let The Boy Overpower) The Man in You / live, local NYC TV1968



Friday, August 03, 2018

Hot Playlist Noodling

Pretty as a moving picture, Lilian Roth explains it all to Hal Thompson

Coffeetime, August 3, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Barry Harris / Bull’s Eye / Bull’s Eye / Prestige / 6.4.68
Milt Jackson / The Jazz Skyline / The Lady Is a Tramp / Savoy / 1.23.56
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / I’m in the Mood for Swing / Victor / 7.21.38
Lillian Roth / Why Am I So Romantic? / soundtrack from Paramount Marx Brothers movie, Animal Crackers / Hollywood 1930 / duet with Hal Thompson
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / You Can Go Feed Yourself / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1949 / vocal = Billy Valentine
Paula Castle / Lost Love / Here I Am in Love Again / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Barney Wilen / Jazz sur Seine [soundtrack] / Nuages / Fontana / Paris 2.13, 14.58
J.J. Johnson / JJ! in Person / My Old Flame / Columbia / 1956
Paul Quinichette / Pepe Meets the Vice President / French Columbia / 7.17.57
Luis Russell’s Heebie Jeebie Stompers / Sweet Mumtaz / Okeh / 11.17.26
Layton & Johnstone [Turner Layton & Clarence Johnstone] / Always / HMV / London 5.26
Milton Brown & his Musical Brownies / Who’s Sorry Now? / Decca / Chicago 1.27.35
Ricky Nelson / I Wanna Be Loved / Imperial / Hollywood 10.20.59

set 3
Curtis Amy / Katanga! / Native Land / Pacific Jazz / LA 1963
Bobby Timmons / The Compositions Of Horace Silver / Home Cookin’ / Riverside / 6.18.62
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / How Do? / Columbia / Hollywood 10.14.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Bobby Short / On the East Side / Pretty Girl / Atlantic / 1960

set 4
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Hot Buttered Noodling / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
Emmett Berry Five / White Rose Kick / National / 8.31.44
Les Paul Trio / Begin the Beguine / Decca / Hollywood 12.12.44
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / Decca / Hollywood 7.16.41
Rosemary Clooney & Bing Crosby / Fancy Meeting You Here / (I’d Like to Be) On a Slow Boat to China / RCA Victor / Hollywood 7.28.58
The Original Five Blind Boys of Alabama / I’ve Been Born Again / Specialty / New Orleans 3.57

last soulful song
Betty Wright / Clean Up Woman / Alston / 1970





Friday, July 27, 2018

Playlist Cooking, part jillion

The beach babes barely look at João!

Coffeetime, July 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley / Mobleymania / Blue Note / 11.25.56
Max Roach / Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker / Koko / EmArcy / 4.11.58
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / My Sweeter Than Sweet / Okeh / 10.19.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Miss Rhapsody [Viola Wells] / Sugar / Savoy / 11.21.44
Lucy Reed / This is Lucy Reed / Easy Come, Easy Go / Fantasy / 1.57

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / What Is There to Say? / Riverside / 12.15.58
Duke Pearson / Dedication! / Time After Time / Prestige / 8.2.61
Tony Scott & his Orchestra / The Complete Tony Scott / A Blues Serenade / RCA Victor / 1957
Dick McDonough / Honeysuckle Rose / late 1934
Boswell Sisters / We’re on the Highway to Heaven / Victor / 7.20.30 / with Jackie Taylor & his Orchestra
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Scrub, Sweep and Mop / Melodisc / LA 8.7.45 / vocal = Cappy Oliver
Stan Getz & João Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto / Doralice / Verve / 3.18, 19.63 / vocal = João Gilberto

set 3
Mel Rhyne / Organ-izing / Things Ain't What They Used to Be / Jazzland / 3.31.60
Charlie Parker / Home Cooking, part 2 [Cherokee] / Dial / LA 2.1.47
Mills Brothers / How Am I Doin’ Hey Hey / Brunswick / 2.16.32
Geraldo & the Savoy Hotel Orchestra / I Hear a Rhapsody / Parlophone / London 1941 / vocal = Len Camber
Sam Cooke / Encore / It’s the Talk of the Town / Keen / LA 1958 / with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra

set 4
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Manne-Hole, volume 1 / How Could It Happen to a Dream / Contemporary / live, Shelly’s Manne-Hole, Hollywood 3.3-5.61
Shorty Rogers & his  Giants / Cool and Crazy / Short Stop / RCA Victor / LA 3.26, 4.2.53
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Inez Jones / Have You Met Inez Jones? / Since I Fell for You / Riverside / Berkeley 5.27.57
Dionne Warwick / Make Way for Dionne Warwick / The Last One to Be Loved / Scepter / 1964
Soul Stirrers / That’s All I Need to Know / Specialty / Hollywood 2.4.59

last soulful song
Jackie Moore / Something in a Look / Atlantic / 1972



Friday, July 20, 2018

A Playlist, a Piccolo and You

We're getting Lucky… in Paris!

Coffeetime, July 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Take Twelve / Second’s Best / Jazzland / 1.24.62
Phil Woods / Pot Pie / Sea Beach / New Jazz / 10.12.54
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Sugar Foot Stomp / Decca / 3.19.31
Billy Cotton & his Orchestra / A Bungalow, a Piccolo and You / Regal / London 7.19.32 / vocal = Cyril Grantham
Amos Milburn, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Let’s Ball Tonight / radio broadcast / Apollo Theater c. 1952
Chris Connor / This Is Chris / Blame It on My Youth / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Blue Train / I’m Old Fashioned / Blue Note / 9.15.57
Terry Pollard / Terry Pollard / Emaline / Bethlehem / LA 1.10.55
Lester Young / The President / These Foolish Things / Norgran / 11.28.52
Eddie South / Somebody Loves Me / Swing / Paris 11.23.37
Mae West / I Found a New Way to Go to Town / from Paramount movie, “I’m No Angel,” Hollywood 1933
The 4 Blackamoors / Darling, You Can’t Have Fifty / Decca / 1941
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / Two Loves Have I / Capitol / Hollywood 1962

set 3
Barney Wilen / Jazz sur Seine [soundtrack] / Bag’s Barney Blues / Fontana / Paris 2.13, 14.58
Don Byas / To Each His Own / Savoy [7" EP] / 8.21.46
Charlie Shavers Quintet / Dizzy’s Dilemma / Vogue / 1945
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / My Fantasy [aka Stranger in Paradise] / Bluebird / 3.3.40 / vocal = Pauline Byrne
Three Peppers / Fuzzy Wuzzy / Decca / 1939
Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Time Alone Will Tell / radio broadcast / Apollo Theater c. 1952

set 4
Howard McGhee / Maggie’s Back in Town!! / Demon Chase / Contemporary / LA 6.26.61
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford,  Vol. II / Mister Man / ABC- Paramount / 1957
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Fred Astaire / Now / They All Laughed / Kapp / Hollywood 1959
The Radio Four / I Feel the Spirit / Nashboro / Nashville 4.58

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / I Want Love / Brent / 6.3.67

Friday, July 13, 2018

Playlist (How I Love My Playlist)

Thanks for the happy music, Mr. Jordan!
Coffeetime, July 13, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Leebop / Blue Note [unissued] / 9.13.68
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Wailers / Well, You Needn’t / Prestige / 2.25.57
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Jelly Roll Blues / Victor / 11.22.38
The Piccadilly Players / Hitting the Ceiling / Edison [unissed] / 6.27.29
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Teacher (How I Love My Teacher) / Decca / Chicago 11.15.41
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings Gerswhin / Maybe / Decca / 9.12.50 / with Ellis Larkins on piano

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

set 2
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 [1557] / I Remember Clifford / Blue Note / 3.24.57
Stan Kenton & his Orchestra / Sketches on Standards / Lover Man / Capitol / Hollywood 1.28 & 30.53
Art Pepper / The Return of Art Pepper / You Go to My Head / Jazz: West / Hollywood 8.6.56
Michel Warlop & Son Orchestre / Taj Mahal / Swing / Paris 6.18.41
Spirits of Rhythm / Junk Man / Decca / 9.14.34
Peggy Lee / Aren’t You Glad You’re You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.4, 8.49
Matt Dennis / Give Her a Kiss [45 rpm EP] / Give Her a Kiss / RCA / 1955

set 3
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash / Soft Winds / Verve / 7.26.63
Jimmy Cleveland & his All Stars / Introducing Jimmy Cleveland & his All Stars / Count ’Em In / EmArcy / 11.19.55
Fats Navarro / Goin’ to Minton’s / Savoy / 1.29.47
Carol Bruce / Embraceable You / V-Disc 87A / 11.16.43 / with Red Norvo & his Overseas Spotlight Band
Jubalaires / Long, Lean & Lanky / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Anthony Newley / Tony / Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes / London /  London 1961

set 4
Johnny Smith / Moonlight in Vermont / Tenderly / Royal Roost / 1954
Victor Feldman / Mallets A Fore Thought / Evening in Paris / Interlude [Mode] / Hollywood 9.57
Mildred Bailey / Give Me Time / Columbia / 1.25.40
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
Phil Harris / That’s What I Like About the South / Woodman, Spare that Tree / RCA Victor / 1947
Dixie-aires / Elijah / Exclusive / LA 1949

last soulful song
The Staple Singers / Stoned Soul Picnic / Stax [unissued] / Memphis 1968 / with Booker T & the MG’s

Friday, July 06, 2018

My Kind of Playlist Is You

Mr. Robeson sings for the miners in Scotland, 1949

Coffeetime, July 6, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / High Pressure / Soft Winds / Prestige / 12.13.57
Paul Quinichette / Sequel [45 rpm EP] / Sequel / EmArcy / 1.53
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Mary (What Are You Waiting For?) / Victor / Chicago 11.25.27 / vocal = Bing Crosby
The Big Three / Violent Love / Okeh / Chicago 5.29.51
Helen Carr / … Why Do I Love You / My Kind of Trouble Is You / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Star Dust / Decca / Just Jazz Concert, Civic Auditorium, Pasadena 8.4.47
Jimmie Lunceford & his Chicksaw Syncopators / Leaving Me / Victor / 1.26.34 / vocal = Henry Wells
Variety Boys / Uptown Jive / Decca / 1941
Paul Robeson / Summertime / HMV / London 1.14.38
Peggy Lee / Miss Peggy Lee – In Love Again! / I’ve Got Your Number / Capitol / Hollywood               1964

set 3
Ruby Braff / Fine and Mellow [45 rpm EP] / Storyville / Boston 1955
Pee Wee Russell / By Appointment Only [45 rpm EP] / Missy / Storyville / featuring George Wein’s Mahogany Hall All Stars / Boston 1952
Ike Quebec / Tenor Sax [45 rpm EP] / Jim Dawgs / Savoy / 8.7.45
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Queen Street Rag / Decca / 4.20.40
Billie Holiday / [45 rpm EP] / What Is This Thing Called Love / Decca / 8.14.45 / with Bob Haggart & his Band
Bobby Short / On the East Side / Looking at You / Atlantic / 1960

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / Jazz Impressions / Fenwyk Farfel / Fantasy / San Francisco 1957
Australian Jazz Quartet / The Things We Did Last Summer / Bethlehem / 2.55
Stan Getz & his Swedish All Stars / [45 rpm EP] / Standanavian / Roost / Stockholm 3.23, 24.51
King Cole Trio / You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 1.45
Bobby Darin / That’s All / Beyond the Sea [45 rpm EP] / Atco / Hollywood 12.19.58
Harmonizing Four / Amazing Grace / Gotham / c. 1958

last soulful song
The Stylistics / People Make the World Go Round / Avco / Philadelphia 1971



Friday, June 22, 2018

Praise the Lord and Pass the Playlist

Tiny's music, big smiles! (Nice guitar.)

Coffeetime, June 22, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Trigger Alpert / Trigger Happy! / Trigger Happy / Riverside / 11.30.56
John Coltrane / Stardust / Love Thy Neighbor / Prestige / 7.11.58
Benny Goodman Sextet / Moonglow / Columbia / 5.14.34
Bram Martin & his Band / When My Dreamboat Comes Home / Regal Zonophone / Holborn Restaurant, London 12.5.36
Laurel Watson / Honey in a Hurry / Apollo / 10.15.45 / with the Tab Smith Sextette
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Love, Look Away / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

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

set 2
Arnett Cobb / Smooth Sailing / (I Don’t Stand A) Ghost of a Chance (With You) / Prestige / 2.27.59
Chet Baker / Smokin’ with the Chet Baker Quintet / Serenity / Prestige / 8.23, 25, 29.65
Paul Quinichette / I Cover the Waterfront / French Columbia / 7.17.57
Andrew Iona’s Novelty Four / That Lovin’ Hula / Columbia / Hollywood 1.22.29
Cliff Edwards / My Dog Loves Your Dog / Brunswick / London 4.9.34
BB King / You Upset Me Baby / Kent / 1952
Dean Martin / Peanut Vendor / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 7.2.52 / with Dick Stabile & Orchestra

set 3
Joe Newman / Jive at Five / Don’t Worry ’Bout Me / Prestige / 5.4.60
Phineas Newborn, Jr / Fabulous Phineas / Back Home / RCA Victor / 3.28.58
Brew Moore & his Playboys / No More Brew / Savoy / 10.22.48
Southern Sons / Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition / Bluebird / 10.22.42
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / Lover Man / Musicraft / 3.45 / vocal = Patti Powers
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings / Ev’ry Day / Verve / 7.26.55

set 4
Lennie Niehaus / Lennie Niehaus Quintet with Strings / Star Eyes / Contemporary / LA 3.30.55
Stéphane Grappelli / The Lady Is a Tramp / Barclay / Paris 2.14.56
Tiny Grimes Swingtet / Tiny’s Boogie Woogie / Blue Note / 8.14.46
King Cole Trio / Then I’ll Be Tired of You / Capitol / Hollywood 10.28.47
Astrud Gilberto / The Astrud Gilberto Album / Once I Loved / Verve / Hollywood 1.27, 28.65
Alphabetical Four / I’m Gonna Walk Right In and Make Myself at Home / Decca / 11.18.43

last soulful song
The Two Tons [aka Two Tons of Fun aka The Weather Girls] / Backatcha / I Been Down / Fantasy Honey / 1980

Friday, June 15, 2018

La Playlist d'un Roman d'Amour

Pure elegance! When entertainment entertained…

Coffeetime, June 15, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Split Feelin’s / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Charlie Rouse / Takin’ Care of Business / Weirdo / Jazzland / 5.11.60
All-Star Band / Blue Lou (take 1) / Victor / 1.11.39
Noël Coward / Mary Make Believe / HMV / London 5.28 / with the New Mayfair Orchestra & Carroll Gibbons
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Cryin’ Over You / Specialty / Hollywood 1952
Eartha Kitt / RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt  / Lilac Wine / RCA Victor / 1954 /with Henri René & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Red Garland / High Pressure / Solitude / Prestige / 12.13.57
Miles Davis / Walkin’ / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Prestige / 4.3.54
Andre Previn / Let’s Get Away from It All! / How Are Things in Glocca Morra? / Decca / 1951
Fred Astaire / The Way You Look Tonight / Brunswick / Hollywood 7.26.36 / with Johnny Green & his Orchestra
Studs Henderson [aka Big Duke Henderson] & his Orchestra / Proposition Baby / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
The Ravens / Without a Song / National [unreleased] / 1948
Billy Eckstine / Without a Song / AFRS Jubilee #120 / Hollywood 2.12.45

set 3
James Moody / James Moody / Darben the Redd Foxx / Argo [Cadet] / 8.59
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Soul Blues / Prestige / 11.7.58
Tadd Dameron Sextet / The Chase / Blue Note / 9.26.47
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Some Other Spring / Columbia 9.12.39 / vocal = Jean Eldridge
The Charioteers / Daddy / Okeh / 6.1.41
Bobby Troup & his Trio / My Funny Valentine / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
Bill Holman / The Fabulous Bill Holman / You and I / Coral / Hollywood 4.25.57
Bobby Jaspar / La Fin d’un Roman d’Amour / Vogue / Paris 5.30.53
Art Tatum Trio / Honeysuckle Rose / Brunswick / 1.5.44
King Cole Trio / Honeysuckle Rose / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / I’m Always Chasing Rainbows / Reprise / LA 6.11.66
Edna Gallmon Cooke / I’ve Been Redeemed / Nashboro / Nashville 1960 / with The Young People’s Choir (of Springfield Baptist Church)

last soulful song
William Bell / I’ll Show You / Stax / Memphis 9.63

Friday, June 08, 2018

Viddle De Playlist

Perry averts his eyes from the brilliance of the Frankies!

Coffeetime, June 8, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Burrell / I Never Knew / Blue Note [unissued] / 8.15.58
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Riverboat Shuffle / Decca / 10.23.34
The Seven Blues Babies / That’s Him Now / Edison / 1.2.29
Three Flames / Viddle De Vop / Columbia / 1947
Billie Holiday / At Jazz at the Philharmonic / Body and Soul / Clef / 2.12.45

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

set 2
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Stardust / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Don Elliott / The Don Elliott Quintet / Imagination / RCA Victor / 1954
Art Tatum / The Tatum Touch / Willow Weep for Me / Columbia / live, Shrine Auditorium, LA 4.2.49
Eddie Lang – Joe Venuti & their All-Star Orchestra / Beale Street Blues / Vocalion / 10.22.31 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Ethel Waters / Shades of Blue / Man Wanted / Remington [Continental] / 4.19.46 / with J.C. Heard & his Orchestra
Pete Johnson’s All Stars / Man Wanted / National / 1.2.46 / vocal = Etta Jones
Frankie Laine & Buck Clayton / Jazz Spec / Taking a Chance on Love / Columbia / 10.25.55

set 3
Frank Wess Sextet / Wess of the Moon / Commodore / 8.54
Shorty Sherock / Jazz at the Philharmonic, The First Concert / I’ve Found a New Baby / Clef / 7.2.44
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Ad-De-Day (The Song Of The Cuban Money Divers) / Decca / 3.10.39 / vocal = Perry Como     
4 Deep Tones / Just in Case You Change Your Mind / Coral / 1951
Frank Sinatra / Don’t Cry Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go) / Columbia / 7.10.49 / with The Pastels

set 4
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / Without a Song / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
Lennie Tristano Sextette / Sax of a Kind / Capitol / 5.16.49
Mills Brothers / Strawberry Fair / Decca / 7.5.39
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.12.47
Rosemary Clooney / Swing Around Rosie / ’Deed I Do / Coral / 1958 / with Buddy Cole Trio
The Chosen Gospel Singers / I’m Going Back with Him / Specialty / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
The Five Stairsteps / The Touch of You / Windy C / 1967

Friday, June 01, 2018

Nobody’s Playlist But Your Own

Wise eyes, Charles
Coffeetime, June 1, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Charles McPherson / From This Moment On! / Once in a Lifetime / Prestige / 1.31.68
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Johnny’s Blue / Blue Note / 8.14.60
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Let’s Take a Walk Around the Block / Victor / 7.13.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / 2 O’Clock in the Morning / Peacock / Houston summer 1950
Etta Jones / Something Nice / That’s All There Is to That / Prestige / 9.16.61

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

set 2
Art Farmer / Portrait of Art Farmer / Too Late Now / Contemporary / 4.19.58
Earl Zindars Sextet / The Soul of Jazz Percussion / Quiet Temple / Warwick / spring 1960
Chu Berry & Charlie Ventura / Dream Girl, Parts 1 & 2 / Sittin’ In With / LA 10.22.41
Carroll Gibbons & The New Mayfair Orchestra / Nobody’s Fault But Your Own / HMV / London 3.20.29
Monette Moore / Rockin’ Chair / Crystalette / LA 1946 / with Crystalette All Stars
Jimmy Durante / Club Durant / The Boys with the Proboskis / Decca / Hollywood 1957 / duet with Bob Hope
Pee Wee Crayton / The Darkest Hour / Modern [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1952

set 3
Dizzy Reece / Asia Minor / Yamask  / New Jazz / 3.13.62
Booker Ervin / The Book Cooks / The Blue Book / Bethlehem / 4.6.60
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / My Little Cousin / Okeh / 2.5.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Jubalaires / Jube’s Blues / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Mel Tormé / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Musicraft / Hollywood 8.47 / with The Page Cavanaugh Trio

set 4
Red Norvo / Music to Listen to Red Norvo By / Red Sails / Contemporary / LA 2.9.57
Tal Farlow / Tal / There Is No Greater Love / Verve / 1956
George Jenkins & his All Stars / Drum Magic / G.J.’s Drums / Tampa / LA 1955
Big Maybelle / I Understand / Savoy / 8.13.59
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Bobby Blue Bland / I’m Not Ashamed / Duke / 1959
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Ananias / Specialty [unissued take 3] / Hollywood 11.11.52

last soulful song
Jimmy James & the Vagabonds / The New Religion / I Gotta Dance to Keep from Crying / Atco / 1967

Friday, May 18, 2018

Let's Have a Natural Playlist!

He's got his name on his pretty guitar!
Coffeetime, May 18, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Another Night at Birdland / JAMPH / Roost / live, Birdland 4.10.57
Lou Donaldson / Roccus / Blue Note / 6.20.52
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Hallelujah! / Columbia 9.12.39
Russ Columbo / Guilty / Victor / 9.3.31 / with Nat Shilkret & his Orchestra
Luther Henderson & his Orchestra / Overwork Blues / Victor / 10.8.47 / vocal = Etta Jones
Esther Phillips / Burnin’ / Shangri-La / Atlantic / live at Freddie Jett’s Pied Piper, LA 1970

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Young and Foolish / Riverside / 12.15.58
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / I Should Care / Epic / 7.13.61
Kenny Dorham / Jazz Contrasts / But Beautiful / Riverside / 5.21.57
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Idolizing / Victor / 10.15.26 / vocal = Frank Bessinger
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / She Lost her Re-Bop / Queen / Cincinnati c. 4.46 / vocal with Bullmoose Jackson & ensemble
Albert King / The Big Blues / Let’s Have a Natural Ball! / Bobbin / 1960

set 3
The Montgomery Brothers / Groove Yard / Back to Back / Riverside / 1.3.61
Lester Young / Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio #1 / Ad Lib Blues / Norgran / 11.28.52
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / A-Tisket, A-Tasket / Brunswick / 7.29.38 / vocal = Nan Wynn
The Syncopaters / River Stay Away from My Door / National / 10.49
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Sweet Lorraine / Capitol / Hollywood 8.15.56

set 4
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / Flute Diet / EmArcy / LA 3.5 & 7.58
Barney Kessel / Music to Listen to Barney Kessel By / Fascinating Rhythm / Contemporary / 8.6.56
Larry Adler / Lover, Come Back to Me / Columbia / Paris 5.31.38
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Simple and Sweet / Decca / 9.27.36 / vocal = Perry Como
King Cole Swingsters / Sentimental Blue / Keystone / Hollywood 7.22.40 / vocal = Maxine Johnson
Thurston Harris / Tell Me So / Aladdin [unissued] / Hollywood 5.29.58
Anita Gillette & Frank Gorshin / Jimmy [Original Broadway Cast Recording] / That Old Familiar Ring / RCA Victor / 1969
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / If I Had My Way / Bluebird / Rock Hill, South Carolina 10.6.39

last soulful song
Friends of Distinction / Check It Out / RCA / 1971



Friday, May 11, 2018

The Silver-Masked Playlist

Work of ART!: Little Milton on The! Beat!!! in 1966

Coffeetime, May 11, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / A Caddy for Daddy / 3rd Time Around / Blue Note / 12.18.65
Bill English / Bill English / 7th Avenue Bill / Vanguard / 1963
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Warmin’ Up / Brunswick / Chicago 5.14.36
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / Moonbeam: Kiss Her for Me / Victor / 1.6.27 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Bette McLaurin / Ol’ Man River / Jubilee / 1954 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra
Nancy Wilson / Naturally / I Wish I Didn’t Love You So / Capitol / Hollywood 1966

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Men at Work / I’m a Fool to Want You / Cadet / live, The Village Vanguard 1966
Eddie Costa / Eddie Costa Quintet / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Mode / 7.57
Seldon Powell / Sextet / I’ll Close My Eyes / Roost / 1956
Frankie Newton & Orchestra / Minor Jive / Victor / 1.13.39
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Three Little Words / Victor / Hollywood 8.26.30 / with The Rhythm Boys
Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Zaz Zuh Zaz / Victor / 11.2.33
Amos Milburn / Two Years of Torture / Aladdin / LA 5.18.50
Kay Starr / Movin’ On Broadway! / You’re Just in Love / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Hank Mobley / Reach Out! / Up Over and Out / Blue Note / 1.19.68
Leo Wright / Suddenly the Blues / Willow Weep for Me / Atlantic / 4.23.62
Howard McGhee / Merry Lee / Vitacoustic [Savoy] / Chicago late 12.47
Teddy Wilson Quintet / Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Musicraft / 12.18.44 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
The 5 Red Caps / I’m Crazy ’Bout You / Beacon / LA 3.44
Lionel Hampton / You Better Know It!!! / Vibraphone Blues / Impulse! / 10.26, 29.64

set 4
Howard McGhee / Dusty Blue / Flyin’ Colors / Bethlehem / 6.13.60
Flip Phillips / Flip Phillips – Buddy Rich Trio / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Clef / 12.14.52
Mildred Bailey / All the Things You Are / Vocalion / 11.30.39
Valerie Carr / Ev’ry Hour Ev’ry Day of My Life / While We’re Young / Roulette / 1959
Little Milton / Sacrifice / Checker / Chicago 3.26.64
Echoes of Zion / Evening Sun / Gerald [Modern] / Atlanta 1950

last soulful song
The Sapphires / Gonna Be a Big Thing / ABC-Paramount / 1965


Friday, May 04, 2018

A Sinner Kissed a Playlist

Rick's on drums! (Harriet & Ozzie sing “Mandy.”)

Coffeetime, May 4, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Armando Peraza Septet / The Soul of Jazz Percussion / Wee Tina / Warwick / spring 1960
Yusef Lateef / Tracks in the Sand soundtrack / Cha Cha / 3.62
Young Men from Memphis / Down Home Reunion / Blue ‘N’ Boogie / United Artists / 4.15.59
Danny Polo & his Swing Stars / Polo-naise / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
The Revelers / Hallelujah! / Victor / 4.25.27
Red Callender Trio / Red Light / Black & White / LA 6.46
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / Suppertime / Mercury / 1954

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / I Cover the Waterfront / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Mal Waldron / Impressions / All the Way / New Jazz / 3.20.59
Wardell Gray / A Sinner Kissed an Angel / Prestige / Detroit 4.25.50
J. C. Cobb & his Grains of Corn / Don’t Cry, Honey / Brunswick / Chicago / 2.7.29 / vocal = J. C. Cobb
Una Mae Carlisle / Don’t Try Your Jive on Me / Vocalion / London 5.20.38
Kitty White / A New Voice in Jazz / So Many Beautiful Men (So Little Time) / EmArcy / 4.21.55

set 3
Cedar Walton / Cedar! / Twilight Waltz / Prestige / 7.10.67
Yusef Lateef / Jazz Moods / Metaphor / Savoy / 4.6.57
Charlie Parker / Donna Lee [take 4] / Savoy / 5.8.47
Delta Rhythm Boys / Hey John (Keep Your Glasses On) / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1.30.47 / with Lowell Martin’s Orchestra
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Don’t Cry, Cry Baby / Decca / 4.28.49
David Allen / This Is My Lucky Day / Penthouse Serenade / Everest / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Hampton Hawes / All Night Session! 2 / Will You Still Be Mine / LA overnight 11.12.56
Stan Getz / Tootsie Roll / Royal Roost / 12.10.50
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Haydn Gets Hep / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Am I Gonna Have Trouble with You? / radio transcription / Hollywood 1936 / duet with Harriet Hilliard
Bobby Darin / This Is Darin / Don’t Dream of Anybody but Me / Atco / 5.12.59
Bill Landford & the Landfordaires / Troubled, Lord I’m Troubled / Columbia / 12.49

last soulful song
Deena Johnson / I’m a Sad Girl / Simpson Records / 1966


Friday, April 27, 2018

Playlist en ré majeur

More Lani…always!

Coffeetime, April 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Blue Spring / Spring Cannon / Riverside / 1.20.59
The Jazz Messengers / Lady Bird / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 11.23.55
Metronome All-Star Band / One O’Clock Jump / Victor / 1.16.41
Annette Hanshaw / Would You Like To Take A Walk? / Harmony / 1.20.31
Bing Crosby & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca / Hollywood 7.26.44
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella and Her Fellas / Would You Like to Take a Walk (Sump’n Good’ll Come from That) / Decca / Hollywood 1951 / duet with Louis Armstrong; with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Three Blind Mice / Blue Moon / United Artists / live, Renaissance Club, Hollywood 3.62
Stephane Grappelli / Slow en ré majeur (I’ll Be Around) / Barclay [unissued] / Paris 2.14.56
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra / How Deep Is the Ocean / Signature / 12.8.43
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Manhattan Rag / Columbia / 10.10.29
Cleo Brown / My Handy Andy / Hollywood Hot Shots / Hollywood circa 12.36
Hot Lips Page Trio / Evil Man’s Blues / Bluebird / 12.10.40 / vocal = Teddy Bunn
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / I Love You / RCA / LA 1957

set 3
John Coltrane / Dakar / Route 4 / Prestige / 4.20.57
Lars Gullin / Lars Gullin Quartet / Circus / EmArcy / Mariehäll, Sweden 5.25.54
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Out of My Way / Swing / 8.23.46 / vocal = Sid Catlett
The Ravens / You Foolish Thing / Okeh / 3.29.51
Yves Montand / Yves & his Songs of Paris / La ballade de Paris / Odeon [Monitor] / France 1954 / with orchestra conducted by Bob Castella

set 4
Leroy Vinnegar / Leroy Walks! / Would You Like to Take a Walk / Contemporary / LA 9.23.57
King Cole Trio / Rex Rhumba / Capitol / Hollywood 3.20.46
King Cole Trio / When We’re Alone (Penthouse Serenade) / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.26.44 / vocal = Anita O’Day
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Fool on the Hill / Upa, Neguinho / A&M / Hollywood 1968
Southern Sons / I’m Free at Last / Victor / 8.28.42

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Baby You Got It / Two Time Loser / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967



Friday, April 20, 2018

I Guess I’ll Hang My Playlist Out to Dry

Don't be discouraged.
Coffeetime, April 20, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Wayne Shorter / Introducing Wayne Shorter / Black Diamond / Vee Jay / 9.9.59
Horace Silver / The Stylings of Silver / No Smokin’ / Blue Note / 5.8.57
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Lonesome Nights / Okeh / 10.16.33
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Sunny Disposish / Victor / 2.3.27 / vocal = The Revelers (Lewis James, Charles Harrison, Elliott Shaw, Wilfred Glenn)
Mabel Scott / Baseball Boogie / King / Cincinnati 3.25.50
Sarah Vaughan / Sarah Sings Soulfully / I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dryo / Roulette / 1963

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

set 2
Cannonball Adderley / Takes Charge / I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry / Riverside / 4.12.59
Donald Byrd / Royal Flush / I’m a Fool to Want You / Blue Note / 9.21.61
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Solitude / Columbia / 9.11.34
King Bennie Nawahi / My Girl from the South Sea Isles / Columbia / 1928
Baby Rose Marie & his Orchestra (The Seven Year Old Radio Star) / Take a Picture of the Moon / Victor / 3.10.32
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / I Want a Man (Who’s Gonna Do Right) / Queen / 12.20.45
Tom Jones / Live in Las Vegas / Help Yourself / Parrot / Las Vegas 1969

set 3
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Blue Prelude / Prestige / 4.10.62
Tony Aless / Tony Aless and His Long Island Suite / Aqueduct / Roost / 7.55
Charlie Parker / Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter / I Get a Kick Out of You / Verve / 3.31.54
Melody Masters / Fox and the Crow / Apollo / 1948
Ella Mae Morse / Rip Van Winkle / Capitol / Hollywood 9.25.45
Anthony Newley / Love Is a Now & Then Thing / The Thrill Is Gone / London [Decca] / 1960 (his debut LP)

set 4
Stu Williamson / Jazz Swings Broadway / Independent / World Pacific/Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.12.57
Buddy Collette / Calm, Cool, & Collette / Three and One / ABC-Paramount / LA 1.24.57
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith’s Sensational Trio (Formerly Rambler Trio) / No O’Clock Jump / Super Disc / 1947
T-Bone Walker / Hometown Blues / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 12.16.47 / interview from 1961 with T-Bone
José Feliciano / And the Feeling’s Good / Chico and the Man (Main Theme) / RCA / LA 1974
The Gable-Aires / I’m Saved and I Know It! / Move Upstairs / Battle / Chicago 9.26.63

last soulful song
The Manhattans / I’m the One Love Forgot / Carnival / 1965

Friday, April 13, 2018

Dancing on the Playlist

Recitationtime!

Coffeetime, April 13, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Chet Baker / Groovin’ with the Chet Baker Quintet / Cherokee / Prestige / 8.23, 25, 29.65
Cy Coleman / Flower Drum Song / Grant Avenue / Westminster / 1959
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Pastel Blue / Bluebird / 3.12.39
Little Jack Little & his Orchestra / I Don’t Want to Be President / Columbia / 6.28.35
The Treniers / Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song) / Okeh / 7.15.54 / with Willie Mays of the New York Giants
Kay Starr / Movin’ / I Cover the Waterfront / Capitol / Hollywood 1959 / with orchestra conducted by Van Alexander

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

set 2
Gene Ammons / The Big Sound / That’s All / Prestige / 1.3.58
Walter Barnes & his Royal Creolians / My Kinda Love (One Way to Paradise) / Brunswick / Chicago 12.14.28
Don Barreto et son Orchestre Cubain du Melody’s Bar / Marta / Columbia / Paris 1932
Cats & the Fiddle / Blue Skies / Bluebird / 10.41
Ann Sothern / Sothern Exposure / Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries / Tops / LA 1947

set 3
John Lewis / The Wonderful World of Jazz / If You Could See Me Now / Atlantic [unissued] / 9.9.60
Eddie Davis & his Orchestra / Happy Birthday / Sittin’ in With / 1948
Harry James & his Orchestra / Melancholy Mood / Brunswick [unissued alt take] / 7.13.39 / vocal = Frank Sinatra
Ink Spots / Address Unknown / Decca / 8.17.39
Matt Dennis / She Dances Overhead / Dancing on the Ceiling / RCA / 1955

set 4
Richie Kamuca / When Day Is Done / Concord / 1977
Pete Jolly Five / The Five / I Dig Ed / RCA Victor / LA 3.9.55
Ray Abrams & his Sextet / Tami’s Blues / Sittin’ in With / 1948
Ernie Morris / In the Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Sophie Tucker / Life Begins at Forty / Columbia / London 11.18.36 / with Ted Shapiro on piano, a “musical monologue”
Dinah Washington / Walking Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45 / with Lucky Thompson’s All Stars
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Teach Me (How to Love You) / Duke / Houston 1957
Selah Jubilee Singers / What a Time / Decca / 2.21.41

last soulful song
The Artistics / Get My Hands on Some Lovin’ / Okeh / Chicago 1.7.64

Friday, April 06, 2018

In My Own Little Playlist

The line on Doris Day is that she’s great! Happy 96th Birthday!

Coffeetime, April 6, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / City Lights / City Lights / Blue Note / 8.25.57
Tadd Dameron Orchestra / Clifford Brown Memorial / Philly J.J. / Prestige / 6.11.53
The Bechet-Spanier Big Four / That’s A Plenty / HRS / 4.6.40
Cass Hagan & his Park Central Hotel Orchestra / The Varsity Drag / Columbia / 9.2.27 / vocal = Franklyn Bauer, Lewis James, Elliot Shaw
Johnny Otis Band / Mistrustin’ Blues / Savoy / 8.12.50 / vocals = Little Esther & Mel Walker
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone / Columbia / Hollywood 12.4.50 / Frank Comstock & Orchestra

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

set 2
Richard Williams / New Horn in Town / I Remember Clifford / Candid / 9.27.60
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Lover Man / New Jazz / 5.3.60
Paul Baron & his Orchestra / The Man I Love / Mildred Bailey’s Music Till Midnight, CBS radio / 8.18.44
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / My Kinda Love / Okeh / 1.26.29 / vocal = Bing Crosby
Mildred Bailey / I’ll Never Be the Same / Mildred Bailey’s Music Till Midnight, CBS radio / 8.18.44
Sammy Davis Jr. / Sammy’s Back on Broadway / A Room Without Windows / Reprise / Hollywood 4.13.65

set 3
Gigi Gryce / Saying Somethin’ / Jones Bones / New Jazz / 3.11.60
Blossom Dearie / Jazz Sweet / Down the Depths of the 90th Floor / Barclay / Paris 1955
Charlie Parker / Crazeology / Dial / 11.17.47
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else / Capitol / 6.27.40 / vocal = Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers
Deep River Boys / Wrapped Up in a Dream / RCA Victor / 2.49
Matt Monro / Blue and Sentimental / Once in a While / London [Decca] / London 1957 / with Malcolm Lockyer & his Orchestra

set 4
Bill Holman – Mel Lewis Quintet / Jive for Five / The Beat Generation / Andex / Hollywood 6.6.58
Howard McGhee / St. Louis Blues / Regent / Somewhere in the south Pacific late 1951
The Four Aces / I’ll Never Let You Go Again / Trilon / San Francisco 7.47
Lesley Ann Warren / In My Own Little Corner / from soundtrack CBS broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella / Hollywood 11.2, 5, 6.64; premiered on CBS TV on 2.22.65
Thomas Bailey / Just Won’t Move / Federal / Nashville 1970
The Chosen Gospel Singers / On the Main Line / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
The Fascinations / Trusting in You / Mayfield [unissued] / 1967





Friday, March 30, 2018

You’ve Got the Right Eye But You’re Peeping at the Wrong Playlist

Coffeetime stalwart, MR. ART BLAKEY. [applause]
Coffeetime, March 30, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Phil Woods / Pairing Off / Cool Aid / Prestige / 6.15.56
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / S’Make It / Waltz for Ruth / Limelight / Hollywood 11.64
Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians / Waitin’ for Katy / Columbia / Chicago 3.22.28
Lolly-Pop Jones & Ethel Morris / Aviator Papa / DeLuxe / New Orleans 1948
Chris Connor / Chris / All About Ronnie / Bethlehem / 8.9-11.54 / with Ellis Larkins Trio

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

set 2
Bill Evans / The Soul of Jazz Piano [Everybody Digs Bill Evans] / Peace Piece / Riverside / 12.15.58
Bob Gordon / Moods in Jazz / Babette / Tampa / Hollywood 1954
Johnny Sparrow Quintet / Serenade to Twins / National / 3.30.50
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Do Something / Decca / London 6.2.29
Bertha Idaho / You’ve Got the Right Eye But You’re Peeping at the Wrong Keyhole / Columbia / 5.22.28 / with Bob Ricketts on piano
Don Voorhees & his Orch / Baby’s Blue / Columbia / 9.10.27 / vocal = Lewis James
Myra Taylor / Booted / Mercury / Chicago 1947
Danny Kaye / There Ain’t Nothin’ Like a Dame / Decca / Hollywood 4.18.49 / with Gordon Jenkins & his Orchestra

set 3
Dick Morgan / See What I Mean? / See What I Mean? / Riverside / 10.31.60
Buddy Rich / The Swinging Buddy Rich / Me and My Jaguar / Norgran / 8.21.53
Gene Ammons / Idaho / Mercury / Chicago 6.19.47
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / Let ’Er Go / radio transcription / Glen Island Casino, New Rochelle, NY 1937-38 / vocal = Bea Wain
Mills Brothers / Mills Brothers Souvenir Album / I’ll Be Around / Decca [9-172] / 1944
Bobby Darin / Toot Toot Tootsie; Don’t Worry ’Bout Me / live, The Ed Sullivan Show 1962

set 4
John Graas / Jazz Studio Two / Graas Point / Decca / Hollywood 1954
Bob Enevoldsen / The Bob Enevoldsen Quintet / Iron Works / Tampa / LA 8.8.55
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Pasadena / Exclusive / Hollywood 1945
Peggy Lee / In the Name of Love / The Right to Love (Reflections) / Capitol / Hollywood 7.2.64
Highway QC’s / I’ll Trust His Word / Vee Jay / Chicago 5.22.55

last soulful song
Mitty Collier / Together / Chess / Chicago 1964




Friday, March 23, 2018

Look Down that Lonesome Playlist

Happiness is Aretha singing Day Dreaming *live* on Soul Train!

Coffeetime, March 23, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / Heads Up! / Togetherness / Blue Note / 11.17.67
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Sweetnin’ / Prestige / 11.7.58
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Fine and Dandy / Brunswick / 3.31.37
Noel Coward / We Were So Young / HMV / London 8.15.35 / with Clifford Greenwood & his Orchestra
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / Bring ’Em Down Front / Capitol / 9.11.46 / vocal = Bob Merrill
Toni Harper / Lady Lonely / Blue It Grows / RCA Victor / Hollywood 7.15, 16, 28.59 / with orchestra arranged & conducted by Marty Paich

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Standard Coltrane / Invitation / Prestige / 7.11.58
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quartet [5066] / My Sin / Blue Note / 3.27.55
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / Footlights Parade Selection, part 1 / Decca / The Hague, Netherlands 4.2.34
Bill “Bojangles” Robinson / Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Brunswick / 9.4.29 / with Irving Mills & his Hotsy-Totsy Gang
Eddie Cantor / The Eddie Cantor Story soundtrack [Warner Brothers] / Medley: Pretty Baby; You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby; Yes Sir, That’s My Baby / Capitol / Hollywood 12.25.53
Chuck Willis / It Were You / Okeh / 12.54

set 3
Lee Morgan / Cornbread / Ceora / Blue Note / 9.18.65
Jimmy Smith / The Sermon! / Blue Room / Blue Note [unissued] / 8.25.57
Stan Getz & his Four Brothers / The Brothers / Battle of the Saxes / Prestige / 4.8.49
The Four Vagabonds / Lazy Country Side / Apollo / 8.47
Sarah Vaughan / I’ll Know / Columbia / 12.6.50 /with the Norman Leyden Orchestra
Bob Stewart / Let’s Talk About Love / Look Down that Lonesome Road / Dawn / 1956 / with the Mat Mathews Quintet

set 4
Herbie Mann & Buddy Collette / Flute Fraternity / Herbie’s Buddy / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell / All God’s Children / Prestige [103] / 1.26.50
Les Paul Trio / This Can’t Be Love / V-Disc 664A / Hollywood 7.46s
Mildred Bailey / You Started Something / Majestic / 10.47
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / Judy / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Lula Reed / Blue and Moody / Bump on a Log / King / Cincinnati 2.6.54
“The Church Choir” / soundtrack to The Lost Man / He’ll Wash You Whiter Than Snow / Uni / Hollywood 1969 / written and arranged by Cora Martin

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Young, Gifted and Black / Day Dreaming / Atlantic / Miami 1972



Friday, March 16, 2018

There’s a Playlist in the Sky

Girls make passes at tenor players who wear glasses.

Coffeetime, March 16, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Clubhouse / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Jackie McLean & John Jenkins / Alto Madness / Pondering / Prestige / 5.3.57
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Manhattan Transfer / Columbia / 2.19.40
Russ Columbo / Save the Last Dance for Me / Victor / 2.29.31 / with Leonard Joy & his Orchestra
Jay McShann / Confessin’ the Blues / Philo / LA summer 1945 / vocal = Jimmy Witherspoon
Sylvia Syms / [In a Sentimental Mood] The Fabulous Sylvia Syms / Skylark / [Movietone] 20th Century Fox / 1964

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

set 2
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins, vol. 1 / How Are Things in Glocca Morra? / Blue Note / 12.16.56
Red Garland / The Nearness of You / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60
Joe Venuti’s Rhythm Boys / The Wolf Wobble / Columbia / 9.10.31
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / Rockin’ Chair / Victor / 7.14.39 / vocal = Ford Leary
Bing Crosby / Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral / Decca / Hollywood 7.7.44 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Big Jay McNeely / Insect Ball / Imperial / LA summer 1950
The Debonaires / May We Be on Better Terms / Dootone [unissued] / LA 1957

set 3
Tina Brooks / True Blue / Good Ole Soul / Blue Note / 6.25.60
Frank Wess Sextet / All My Life / Commodore / 8.54
Melvin “Sax” Gill & Orchestra / Dancer’s Delight / Gotham / Philadelphia 11.49
Mills Brothers / Rockin’ Chair / Decca / 3.8.32
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Well, All Right / Victor / 5.22.39 / vocal = Edythe Wright
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Rockin’ Chair / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.13.56

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Ellington Suite / In a Sentimental Mood / World Pacific / LA 1959
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / I’ll Know / Fantasy / Marines Memorial Theater, San Francisco 12.4.54
Al Cohn / Four Brass One Tenor / Every Time / RCA Victor / 5.55
Ella Logan / Finian's Rainbow (Original Broadway Cast Recording) / Look to the Rainbow / Columbia / 1947
Charles Brown / Rollin’ Like a Pebble in the Sand / Aladdin / LA 10.52
Nat King Cole / There’s a Gold Mine in the Sky / Capitol / Hollywood 1957
Jubalaires / He Understands, He’ll Say “Well Done” / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Lovelites / This Love is Real / Uni / 1970