Friday, November 16, 2018

Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Playlist Go to Sleep)

Handsome Amos with the beautiful smile.
Coffeetime, November 16, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / [Street Singer] / Medina / Blue Note / 9.1.60
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Sunday / Impulse! / 7.16.65
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Have You Changed / Standard transcription / Hollywood 9.17.41
Charles Dornberger & his Orchestra / Red Lips, Kiss My Blues Away / Victor / 1.27.27 / vocal = Franklyn Bauer
Eddie Vinson & his Orchestra / Lazy Gal / Mercury / 4.16.47
Dinah Washington / That’s All I Want from You / Mercury / 1.11.55

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Soultrane / I Want to Talk About You / Prestige / 2.7.58
John Lewis / The Wonderful World of Jazz / I Should Care / Atlantic / 9.9.60
Jimmy Liggins & his Drops of Joy / Don’t Put Me Down / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 11.17.48
Beatrice Lillie / Souvenir Album / Clop! Clip! Clop! (Peter Joe’s Song) / Decca [5453] / 12.30.47
Yves Montand / Yves Montand Sings / Cornet de Frites / Odeon [Decca] / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella & his Rhythm

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Jazz Messengers!!!!! / Invitation / Impuse! / 6.14.61
Benny Carter / Swingin’ the ’20s / Someone to Watch Over Me / Contemporary / 11.2.58
Rusty Bryant & the Carolyn Club Band / Blow Rusty Blow / Dot / live, The Carolyn Club, Columbus, OH 1954
The Charioteers / Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep) / Columbia / 4.16.47
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Mr. Trumpet Man / King / Cincinnati 2.23.50 / vocal = Annisteen Allen
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story / I Concentrate on You / Mercury / Hollywood 12.52

set 4
Mel Lewis / Got’Cha / El Cerrito / Jazz Records / San Francisco 11.19-20.56
King Cole Trio / Wild Goose Chase / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44
Amos Milburn / Money Hustlin’ Woman / Aladdin / LA 4.26.47
Esther Phillips / Such a Night / Kudu / Memphis 1974
Kansas City Gospel Singers / I’m On My Way / Swing Time [unissued] / LA 11.50

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / I’m Thankful for What I Got / Atlantic / 1968



Friday, November 09, 2018

Turn on Your Playlist

Carry me away, Mr. Little!

Coffeetime, November 9, 2018, Angelynn Grant – Fundraising Show

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / No Room for Squares [alternate take] / Blue Note / 10.2.63
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Mayreh / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Whispering Jack Smith / It All Depends on You / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 6.17.27
Dinah Washington / Rich Man’s Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45

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

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

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

set 5
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / Last Dollar / Okeh / 5.11.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson
King Cole Trio / Money Is Honey / Capitol / Hollywood 11.3.47
Lil Green / Why Don’t You Do Right? / Bluebird / Chicago 4.23.41
Ernestine “Annisteen” Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up (’Cause You Can’t Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45

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

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

Friday, November 02, 2018

Can’t Hold Back the Playlist

The Golden Gate Quartet tell a patriotic story.

Coffeetime, November 2, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Six Pieces of Silver / Virgo / Blue Note / 11.10.56
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, Volume 1 / Hill’s Edge / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 5.31.56
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / A Pixie from Dixie / Columbia / 4.24.41
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / After I Say I’m Sorry / Victor / 1.27.26 / vocal = Frank Bessinger
The Robins / If It’s So Baby / Savoy / 12.1.49 / with Johnny Otis Band
Julie London / Julie is Her Name / Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man / Liberty / 12.55

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

set 2
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, Volume 1 / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 5.31.56
Jimmy Smith / Plain Talk / My One and Only Love / Blue Note / 3.22.60
Bud Shank & Bob Cooper / Flute ’n Oboe / I Can’t Get Started / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 11.29.56
The Little Ramblers / Everything is Okey-Dokey / Bluebird / 10.5.35 / vocal = Ward Pinkett
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / Mercenary Papa / Mercury / 9.20.49 / vocal = Eddie Mack
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney / Could You Use Me? / from MGM movie “Girl Crazy” / Hollywood 1943
Little Milton / Can’t Hold Back the Tears / Checker / Chicago 2.16.65

set 3
Baby Face Willette / Face to Face / Whatever Lola Wants / Blue Note / 1.30.61
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin’ /Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60
Dexter Gordon / Dexter Rides Again / Dexter’s Riff / Savoy / 12.11.47
Billy Eckstine / Songs by Billy Eckstine /  I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore / MGM / 1949
The Ravens / Marie / Rendition [National] / 2.49
Frank Sinatra / Autumn in New York / Columbia / 12.4.47

set 4
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins & The Contemporary Leaders / How High the Moon / Contemporary / LA 10.20–22.58
Bob Cooper / Coop!: The Music of Bob Cooper / 4th Variation: Saturday Dance / Contemporary / LA 8.27.57
Bing Crosby / Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise) / Decca / Hollywood 2.13.47 / with Les Paul Trio
Vikki Carr (Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona) / Intimate Excitement / Call Me / Pickwick [Liberty] / 1967
Golden Gate Quartet / Little Wheel A Turning in My Heart / radio transcription, NBC Thesaurus 986 / 1941

last soulful song
The Curtain Calls / Country Living / Dot / 1969



Friday, October 26, 2018

The Last Thing I Want Is Your Playlist

You’re sure about that ’stache, Vince? Yes, Bola.

Coffeetime, October 26, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Coltrane / Dakar / Witches Pit / Prestige / 4.20.57
Bennie Green / With Art Farmer / My Blue Heaven / Prestige / 4.13.56
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Cuddle Up, Huddle Up / Bluebird /1.21.41
Walter Pidgeon / What’ll I Do? / HMV / London 6.15.24
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / The T.P. Special / radio transcription / Hollywood spring 1948
Audrey Morris / The Voice of Audrey Morris / I Go for That / 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
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Some Other Time / Riverside [unreleased] / 12.15.58
Freddie Hubbard / Open Sesame / But Beautiful / Blue Note / 6.19.60
Count Basie / How Long How Long Blues / Decca / 11.9.38
Bernard Addison & his Rhythm / I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants) / Victor / 8.26.35 / vocal = Kirby Walker & Jasper Thomas
Blue Lu Barker / When the Wagon Comes / Capitol / Hollywood 3.21.49 / with Danny Barker’s Orchestra
Ethel Merman & Ray Bolger / Dearie / Decca / Hollywood 1.4.50

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Noise in the Attic / live, Birdland 10.28.60
Leo Parker & his Mad Lads / Lester Leaps In [take 2] / Gotham / 12.28.50
Mel Tormé / Night and Day / Musicraft / 11.47 / with Hal Mooney’s Orchestra
The Charioteers / The Last Thing I Want Is Your Pity / Columbia / 12.20.47
Beny Moré Y Su Orquesta  / Oh, Vida / RCA Victor / Cuba 1955

set 4
Oscar Moore / Afterglow / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / Improvisation / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / Live at El Matador / More / Fantasy / El Matador club, San Francisco 1966
Peggy Lee / Trav’lin Light / Capitol radio transcriptions / LA 4.4, 8.49
El Dorados / Trouble, Trouble / Vee-Jay [unissued]  / 4.18.57
Albert King / The Big Blues / I Get Evil / Bobbin / 1960
The Chosen Gospel Singers / When I Get Home / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
Tony Joe White / Black and White / Wichita Lineman / Monument / Muscle Shoals, Alabama 1969


Friday, October 19, 2018

Washin' the Playlist from My Soul

Blossom getting some side eye.

Coffeetime, October 19, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Tina Brooks / David the King / Blue Note [unissued] / 3.2.61
Donald Byrd / Byrd’s Word / Long Green / Savoy / 9.29.55
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Until Tonight / Standard Radio Transcription / Hollywood 9.17.41
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Washin’ the Blues from My Soul / Brunswick / 6.1.28 / vocal trio = Skinnay Ennis
Wynonie Harris / Lollipop Mama / King / Cincinnati 12.28.47
Ella Fitzgerald / I Got a Guy / Verve [unissued] / LA 1.23.61

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Sunday at the Village Vanguard / Jade Visions / live, Village Vanguard 6.25.61
Clifford Jordan / Starting Time / Don’t You Know I Care / Jazzland / 6.15.61
George Redman / Moods in Jazz / Slow Mood / Tampa / Hollywood 1954
Lester Young Trio / I’m Confessin’ / Norgran / LA spring 1946
Hoagy Carmichael & his Orchestra / Bessie Couldn’t Help It / Victor / 9.15.30
Oran “Hot Lips” Page & his Band / I Would Do Anything for You / Decca / 1.23.40
Joan Edwards / They’re Either Too Young Or Too Old / radio transcription, Lucky Strike’s Your Hit Parade / 1.8.44
Sam Cooke / I’ll Come Running Back to You / Specialty / Hollywood 11.1.57

set 3
Wynton Kelly / It’s All Right! / Moving Up / Verve / 3.19.61
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk in Hi Fi / The Day You Came Along / RCA Victor / 1.17.56 / with Billy Byers & his Orchestra
Peanuts Holland & his Orchestra / Mohawk Special / Swing / Paris 12.4.46
Casa Loma Orchestra / Washboard Blues / Brunswick [alt take] / 3.16.32 / vocal = Connee Boswell
Dolly Cooper / I’d Climb the Highest Mountain / Savoy / 3.3.53 / with Hal Singer’s Orchestra & The Four Buddies
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé’s California Suite / Poor Little Extra Girl / Bethlehem / LA 3.7.57 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Marty Paich

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Movin’ Along / Tune-Up / Riverside / LA 10.12.60
Art Pepper / …The Way It Was! / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Contemporary / LA 11.26.56
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Could I Know / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1949 / vocal = Lee Barnes
Les Blue Stars / Octuor / Embrasse-moi bien / Barclay / Paris 11.54
Bobby Sansom / My Prayer / Acta / 1968
Highway QCs / Count Your Blessings / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1959

last soulful song
Debbie Taylor / Let’s Prove Them Wrong / GWP / 1969

Friday, October 12, 2018

Street Runner With Playlist

Beehive Beauty… or Dee-Dee-hive Beauty?

Coffeetime, October 12, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Jordan / Starting Time / Quittin’ Time / Jazzland / 6.14-15.61
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / Happy Frame of Mind / Blue Note / 2.14.63
Stan Getz & his Four Brothers / The Brothers / Five Brothers / Prestige / 4.8.49
The RAF Skyrockets Dance Orchestra / The Boy Is Jumping / ORBS (The Overseas Recorded Broadcasting Service) BBC radio broadcast / London circa late 1942
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / I Kiss Your Hand, Madame / HMV / London 1.14.31 / vocal = Sam Browne
The Robins / Ain’t No Use Beggin’ / Savoy / 2.13.50 / with the Johnny Otis Quintette
Paula Castle / Lost Love / Why Can’t I / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Nat Adderley & the Big Sax Section / That’s Right! / Night After Night / Riverside / 9.15.60
Joe Newman / At Count Basie’s / Someone to Love / Mercury / live, Count Basie's Lounge 1961
Thad Jones / Thad Jones / Sombre Intrusion / Debut / 8.11.54
Golden Gate Orchestra aka The California Ramblers / Stockholm Stomp / Edison Diamond Disc / 12.9.26
The Barry Sisters / Oh Mama, I’m So in Love / radio transcription Yiddish Melodies in Swing, WHN / 1940 / with Sam Medoff & the Yiddish Swingtet
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra / I’m Beboppin’ Too / Victor / 12.29.48
Hadda Brooks / I Went to Your Wedding / Okeh / LA 1.14.52 / with Teddy Bunn on guitar
Dean Martin / I’ll Gladly Make the Same Mistake Again / Capitol / Hollywood 8.12.54

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / Jubilee Shout!!! / Jubilee Shout / Blue Note / 10.18.62
Tadd Dameron Septet / The Squirrel / transcription / live, Royal Roost fall 1948
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Who Can I Turn To / Victor / 9.18.41 / vocal = Jo Stafford
The Big Three / You Sure Look Good to Me / Bullet / Nashville 1946
Bobby Short / Sing Me a Swing Song / Some Fine Day / Atlantic / 1957

set 4
Sonny Rollins / Alfie soundtrack / Street Runner with Child / Impulse! / 1.26.66
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / Jeepers Creepers / Fantasy / Little Theater, Berkeley 6.6.55
Larry Adler / Medley: Empty Saddles; Is It True What They Say About Dixie? / Rex / London 9.36 / with Jay Wilbur & his Band
Gene Autry / Lonely River / Okeh / Hollywood 1941
Dee Dee Warwick / Alfie / Mercury / 5.66
Golden Gate Quartet / He Never Said a Mumbling Word / Columbia / 12.3.41

last soulful song
The Whispers / Needle in a Haystack / Soul Clock [Doré] / 1967

Friday, October 05, 2018

My Playlist Just Cares for Me

Magic encircles the fabulous Mr. Edwards

Coffeetime, October 5, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Duke Jordan / Flight to Jordan / Si-Joya / Blue Note / 8.4.60
Walter Davis, Jr / Davis Cup / Minor Mind / Blue Note / 8.2.59
Anson Weeks & his Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra / Dancing on the Ceiling / radio transcription / San Francisco 1932
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / My Baby Just Cares for Me / Brunswick / Chicago 9.12.30 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Mabel Smith [Big Maybelle] / Foolin’ Blues / King [unissued] / Cincinnati 1948
Tina Louise / It’s Time for Tina / Hands Across the Table / Concert Hall / 1957

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

set 2
Phineas Newborn Jr. / The Great Jazz Piano of Phineas Newborn Jr. / New Blues / Contemporary / LA 11.21.61
Max Roach / Award-Winning Drummer / Milano / Time / 11.4.58
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / El Relicario / radio transcription / 1935
Hildegarde [Loretta Sell]  / It’s the Natural Thing to Do / Columbia / 1936 / with Carroll Gibbons
Stuff Smith &  his Onyx Club Boys / Here Comes the Man with the Jive / Vocalion / 8.21.36
Sophie Tucker / Louisville Lou / Decca / 6.30.47 / with Bob Haggart & his Orchestra
Floyd Dixon & his Band / Moonshine / Cat / LA 1954
William Larsen & Hugh Thomas / Cast Recording of “The Fantasticks / Plant a Radish / MGM / 6.13.60

set 3
James Clay & David “Fathead” Newman / The Sound of Wide Open Spaces !!!! / Some Kinda Mean / Riverside / 4.26.60
Oliver Nelson / Screamin’ the Blues / March On, March On / New Jazz / 5.27.60
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / May I Never Love Again / Decca / 1.27.41 / vocal = Perry Como
The Dreamers / Can’t Get You Off My Mind / Jubilee / 3.51
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / Try to Remember / MGM / 1962

set 4
Teddy Edwards & Howard McGhee / Together Again! / You Stepped Out of a Dream / Contemporary / LA 5.15, 17.61
Herb Geller / That Geller Feller / Melrose and Sam / Bel Canto / LA 3.14.57
Peggy Lee / September in the Rain / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 1.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra
Cy Coleman / If My Friends Could See Me Now / When in Rome (I Do As the Romans Do) / Columbia / 1967
The Jubileers / Give Me That Old Time Religion / Joe Davis / Hollywood 8.43

last soulful song
The Whispers / Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong / Soul Clock [Doré] / 1967

Friday, September 28, 2018

Beulah (My Hawaiian Dancing Playlist)

Isn’t Rudy dreamy, Marie?

Coffeetime, September 28, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Far Away Lands / No Argument / Blue Note / 5.26.67
Conte Candoli / Little Band Big Jazz / Countin’ the Blues / Crown / Hollywood 2.3.60
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Futurity / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Buck Clayton’s Big Eight / Saratoga Special / HRS / 7.24.46
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / My Heart Belongs to the Girl Who Belongs to Somebody Else / Victor / 5.19.30
Chocolate Williams / Wig Wam Blues (aka Green Light) / HRS / 5.5.47 / with Brick Fleagle’s Rhythmakers
Dinah Washington / Darn That Dream / EmArcy / LA 8.14.54

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

set 2
Gigi Gryce / Reminiscin’ / Reminiscing / Mercury / 11.10.60
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Shirley Scott / Jaws / I’ll Never Be the Same / Prestige / 9.12.58
Lennie Tristano / Digression / Capitol / 3.4.49
Oscar Alemán / Limehouse Blues / HMV / Buenos Aires 5.44
Andy Iona & his Islanders / Beulah (My Hawaiian Dancing Queen) / Columbia / Hollywood 6.35
Barry Wood / Ev’rybody Ev’ry Payday / Electrical Transcription / late 1942 / with Mark Warnow’s Orchestra & the Lyn Murray Chorus; announcer = Martin Block
Helen Humes / Jet Propelled Papa / Mercury / 6.24.47 / with Buck Clayton’s Orchestra
Lulu Reed & Freddy King / Do the President Twist / Federal / 1962

set 3
Lee Morgan / Cornbread / Cornbread / Blue Note / 9.18.65
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / A Handful of Stars / Capitol / LA 3.4.56
Mills Brothers / Moanin’ for You / Decca / 2.20.35
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / Seems Like Old Times / Musicraft / Hollywood 1946 / vocal = Lynne Stevens
Frank Minion / The Soft Land of Make Believe (Introduction to Black Opium Street) / Bongo Blues / Bethlehem / 1959

set 4
Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne, Ray Brown / Poll Winners Three! / The Little Rhumba / Contemporary / LA 11.2.59
Jack Sheldon / Jack’s Groove / Arriverderci / GNP / LA 7.57
Randy Brooks & his Orchestra / Man with a Horn / The Man with the Horn / Decca / 7.14.47
Rosemary Clooney / You Started Something / Columbia  / 12.23.47 / with Tony Pastor & his Orchestra
BB King / That Ain’t the Way to Do It / RPM / LA 1951
Dean Martin / Cha Cha de Amor / Cha Cha de Amor / Capitol / Hollywood 1962
Rising Stars / New Jerusalem / Cava-tone / San Francisco 1949

last soulful song
Debbie Taylor / Never Gonna Let Him Know / GWP / 1969

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