Friday, December 28, 2018

Playlist in G

Pucker up with The Larks!

Coffeetime, December 28, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Prestige All Stars / All Day Long / A.T. / Prestige / 1.4.57
Blue Mitchell / Blue Soul / The Head / Riverside / 9.28.59
Jess Stacy & his Orchestra / Daybreak Serenade / Victor / 1945
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Vieni… Vieni… / Bluebird / 7.2.37 / with the Gentlemen Songsters
Bing Crosby / Let’s Start the New Year Right / Decca / Hollywood 1942
Johnny Otis Band / Happy New Year, Baby / Excelsior / 1947 / vocal = Lem Tally
Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson / Double Exposure / Happy New Year / Atlantic / 12.5.60

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

set 2
Roy Haynes / We Three / Solitaire / New Jazz / 8.14.58
Joe Newman / Jive at Five / More Than You Know / Prestige / 5.4.60
Art Tatum / Yesterdays / AFRS Jubilee radio show / 1947
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Columbia / 1946 / vocal = Harry Babbitt & the Campus Kids
Peggy Lee / Song at Midnight / Capitol / Hollywood 6.3.49 / with the Jud Conlon Singers

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Second Genesis / The Albatross / Vee-Jay / Chicago 10.11.60
James Moody / Another Bag / Minuet in G / Cadet [Argo] / Chicago 1.30.62
Emmett Berry Five / My Deep Blue Dream / National / 8.31.44
Glenn Miller & his Orchestra / It Happened in Sun Valley / Bluebird / Hollywood 8.11.41 / vocal = Paula Kelly, Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, &  The Modernaires
Margaret Whiting / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Capitol / Hollywood 1947
Heartbeats / After New Year’s Eve / Gee / 10.57

set 4
Ralph Sharon / Around the World in Jazz / Tipperary Fairy / Rama / 1.9, 10 & 2.5, 7.57
Lucky Thompson / Accent on Tenor / Where or When / Urania / 1954
Guy Lombardo / Guy Lombardo in Hi Fi / Auld Lang Syne / Capitol / Hollywood 1956
Dick Haymes / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Decca / Hollywood 7.25.47 / with Les Paul Trio
The Larks / Christmas to New Years / Apollo [unreleased] / 10.18.51
Jo Ann Campbell / Happy New Year, Baby / Gone / 1958
The Trumpeteers / So Many Years / Grand / Philadelphia late 1954

last soulful song
Erma Franklin / Gotta Find Me a Lover / Brunswick / 1969



Friday, December 21, 2018

The Playlist in the Christmas Tree

I just love this cover. It’s part of my Xmas decorations.

Coffeetime, December 21, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Hello, Mister Kringle / Columbia / LA 9.7.39 / vocal = Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / Hollywood 6.26, 27.47 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Here Comes Santa Claus / radio broadcast, The Bing Crosby Show For Chesterfield / Hollywood 12.3.49 / with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires {Conlon, Mack McLean, Charles Parlato, Loulie “Lily” Jean Norman, Gloria Wood} and John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen / Snow / soundtrack, Paramount movie White Christmas / Hollywood 1953
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60

bed
Bill Smith Trio / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977 / with Peter Robbins [Charlie Brown] & Christopher Shea [Linus]
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal) / Fantasy / LA 1965
Dean Martin / It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / with = Mitch Miller
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

bed
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / Chicago 10.66 / with Charles Stepney, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Morris Jennings, drums
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / Pittson PA, WVIA 1973
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Fairy on the Christmas Tree / HMV / London 1936 / vocal = Three Sisters
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / Hollywood fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I’d Like You for Christmas / Liberty / LA 1957
Sammy Davis Jr. / It’s Christmas Time All Over The World / Reprise / LA mid-1965


bed
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / Hollywood 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / Hollywood 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town; Jingle Bells (Capitol Promos) / Capitol / Hollywood 9.17.47; 1946 / with the Pied Pipers
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soul (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.67

Friday, December 14, 2018

Frosty, The Playlist

Merry Xmas, Kiddie Records Weekly!

Coffeetime, December 14, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quintet / Wham and They’re Off / Blue Note / 3.9.57
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Minor’s Holiday [alt take] / Blue Note / 1.29.55
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You / Vocalion / 12.12.37 / vocal = Walter Cummins
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You’re All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950
Cecil Gant / It’s Christmas Once Again / Decca / Nashville 10.13.50
Sparky / I Don’t Want a Lot for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 1952 / with music by Billy May
Jo Stafford / Ski Trails / By the Fireside / Columbia / 1955 / with The Starlighters

set 2
Ike Quebec / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.20.62
Jimmy Hamilton / Can’t Help Swinging / Dancing on the Ceiling / Prestige Swingville / 4.4.61
Bing Crosby / I’d Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 5.14.47 / duet with Lindsey Crosby; with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires
Alvino Rey & his Orchestra / Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town / Bluebird / 1941 / vocal = the King Sisters
Eddy Duchin & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Brunswick / 5.16.39 / vocal = Johnny MacAfee
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orchestra and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Danny Kaye / The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing / soundtrack to White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 / dialogue with Vera-Ellen (ends, “I don’t weigh very much.”)
Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We’re a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1964

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Greensleeves / Prestige / 11.7.58
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Yesterdays / EmArcy / 5.2.57
Lowell Fulson / Christmas Party Shuffle / Swing Time / LA 1950
Sammy Kaye / Santa Claus Is on His Way / Victor / 1941 / vocal = The Three Kadets
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 1.11.50 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires
The Dinning Sisters & Bob Atcher / Christmas Island / Capitol / Hollywood 1950
Wardell Gray / Jingle Jangle Jump / Swing Time / LA 6.9.52 / vocal = Gladys Bentley
Dean Martin / Christmas Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 10.5.53
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Christmas Road / Charlie Parker Records / early 1960s

set 4
Herb Geller / Sleigh Ride / EmArcy / 1954
Oscar Moore / The Christmas Song / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
The Starlighters / I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
June Hutton / Song of the Sleigh Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 11.26.52 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Jimmy Witherspoon / How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around / Swing Time / LA 1951
Mabel Mercer / At Town Hall / Season’s Greetings / Atlantic / 5.19.68
Les Brown & his Orchestra / We Wish You the Merriest / Columbia / 1951
Alphabetical Four / Go Where I Send Thee / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
Little Johnny Taylor / Please Come Home for Christmas / Galaxy / 1965

Friday, December 07, 2018

Live with Me and Be My Playlist

The lovely Elaine Delmar rocking the eyelashes.

Coffeetime, December 7, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / Bells and Horns / Riverside / 4.61
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Finger Poppin’ / Blue Note / 1.31.59
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / The Jazz Scene / Sono / Clef / Hollywood 1947
Durium Dance Band / By the Fireside / Durium flexidisc / London 3.15.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Baby, It’s Cold Outside / Decca / 4.28.49
Elaine Delmar / Swinging the Bard / Live with Me and Be My Love / Atco / 1964 / with The Elizabethan Consort of Viols & Geoffrey Emmott’s Recorder Consort

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

set 2
Chet Baker / Comin’ On with The Chet Baker Quintet / Stairway to the Stars / Prestige / 8.23, 25, 29.65
Morris Lane / Moon Ray / Coral / 2.28.52
Billy Strayhorn / Halfway to Dawn / Clef [unissued] / Hollywood 1947
Artie Mosby & Roosevelt Sykes / Mosby Stomp / Champion / Richmond, Indiana 9.22.32
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / Rockin’ Chair / Victor / 7.14.39  / vocal = Ford Leary
Deek Watson & the Brown Dots / For Sentimental Reasons / Manor / 1946
Georgia Carr / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol [unreleased] / Hollywood mid-1950s
Andrew Tibbs / I Made a Mistake / M-Pac! / 1965

set 3
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Hanky Panky / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Art Farmer / To Sweden with Love / Va Da Du / Atlantic / Stockholm 4.30.64
Charlie Parker All Stars / Merry Go Round / Savoy / 9.24.48
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Moon Ray / Columbia / 12.11.39 / vocal = Jean Eldridge
Delta Rhythm Boys / It’s So Peaceful in the Country / radio transcription / 1941
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / Make Me a Present of You / Vee Jay / 1964 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan


set 4
Stan Getz & Cal Tjader / Big Bear / Fantasy / San Francisco 2.8.58
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / Susie’s Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 3.4.56
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Capitol / Hollywood 8.22.46
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / So Alone / Specialty / Hollywood 6.28.51
Nancy Wilson / Easy / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol / Hollywood 1968
Dixie-aires [aka Dixieaires] / Will the Circle Be Unbroken / Exclusive / LA 12.48

last soulful song
Honey & the Bees / It’s Gonna Take a Miracle (Medley) / Josie / 1971


Friday, November 30, 2018

Straight from the Shoulder (Right from the Playlist)

Who can resist Hoagy?!

Coffeetime, November 30, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Counce / Landslide [alt take] / Contemporary / LA 10.15.56
Lou Donaldson / Blues Walk / Move / Blue Note / 7.28.58
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Straight from the Shoulder (Right from the Heart) / Victor / 7.13.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Look Out / Decca / 6.4.47
Chris Connor / Chris Craft / Be My All  / Atlantic / 4.8.58

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

set 2
Teddy Edwards / Nothin’ But the Truth! / Games That Lovers Play / Prestige / 12.13.66
Red Garland / Solar / Where Are You? / Jazzland / 1.30.62
Cozy Cole All-Stars / Just One More Chance / Keynote / 2.22.44
Quintette de Hot Club de France / I’ve Found a New Baby / Decca / Paris 9.29.37
Noel Coward / Don’t Let’s Be Beastly to the Germans / HMV / London 7.2.43
Griffin Brothers Orchestra / Weepin’ and Cryin’ / Dot / 1951 / featuring Tommy Brown
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings the Cole Porter Songbook / I’m Always True to You in My Own Fashion / Verve / Hollywood 2.7.56

set 3
Johnny Coles / Little Johnny C / Heavy Legs / Blue Note / 8.9.63
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins, Arnett Cobb / Very Saxy / Lester Leaps In / Prestige / 4.29.59
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Columbia / 12.11.39
Mildred Bailey / Georgia on My Mind / CBS radio transcription, The Mildred Bailey Show / 1943 / with the Delta Rhythm Boys
Hoagy Carmichael / I Get Along without You Very Well / private recordings / Hoagy’s home, Long Island c. 1951

set 4
Quincy Jones / The Birth of a Band! / Along Came Betty / Mercury / 6.16.59
Benny Carter & his Chocolate Dandies / Cadillac Slim / Swing / 8.23.46
Chick Webb & his Orchestra / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Decca / 5.3.38
Geraldo & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / HMV / London 12.3.38 / vocal = Al Bowly
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / Just One of Those Things / Columbia / Hollywood 12.8.50
T-Bone Walker / You Don’t Know What You’re Doing / Atlantic / LA 12.27.57 / vocal = R.S. Rankin
Jubalaires / My Father’s Rich / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Hortense Ellis / Sitting in the Park / Studio One / Kingston, Jamaica c. 1972



Friday, November 23, 2018

What Wouldn't I Do for That Playlist

Mr. Griffin smiles pretty for the pretty Italian host.

Coffeetime, November 23, 2018, Angelynn Grant

set 1
King Curtis / The New Scene of King Curtis / Da Duh Dah / New Jazz / 4.21.60
Kenny Dorham / 2 Horns, 2 Rhythm / The End of a Love Affair / Riverside / 11.13.57
Jay Jay Johnson / The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volume 2 / Too Marvelous for Words / Blue Note / 9.24.54
Don Redman & his Orchestra / Chant of the Weed / Brunswick / 9.24.31
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / What Wouldn’t I Do for That Man / Okeh / 10.19.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Floyd Dixon / Call Operator 210 / Aladdin / Hollywood 2.12.52
Dakota Staton / Crazy He Calls Me / What Do You Know About Love / Capitol / 1958

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

set 2
Ike Quebec / For All We Know / Blue Note / 9.25.60
Kenny Burrell / Blue Lights, Volume 2 / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / 5.14.58
King Cole Trio / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Standard transcription / LA 11.38
King Bennie Nawahi / Tickling the Strings / Columbia / 1.30.30
Lonnie Johnson / Sweet Potato Blues / Okeh / Chicago 12.13.27
Addie Williams / Maybe Someday / Capitol / Hollywood 2.23.49
The Rockets / Loch Lomond / Aladdin / 1948
Sergio Franchi / The Songs of Richard Rogers / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / RCA Victor / 1965

set 3
Willis Jackson / Please Mr. Jackson / Please Mr. Jackson / Prestige / 5.25.59
Johnny Griffin / The Congregation / It’s You or No One / Blue Note / 10.13.57
The Be Bop Boys / Ray’s Idea / Savoy / 8.23.46
Mills Brothers with Ella Fitzgerald / Big Boy Blue / Decca / 1.14.37
Ella Mae Morse / Tess’s Torch Song (I Had a Man) / Capitol / Hollywood 10.28.43
Buddy Greco / Buddy’s Back in Town! / Never Leave Your Sugar / Epic / LA 1961

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / Long Ago and Far Away / Contemporary / Hollywood 2.22.55
Quincy Jones / The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones / Chant of the Weed / EmArcy / 11.4.59
Danny Kaye / A Lullaby for Dena / Decca / Hollywood / 12.17.47
Ann Cole / Nobody But Me / Sir / 1959
Cy Coleman / If My Friends Could See Me Now / If My Friends Could See Me Now / Columbia / 1967
Soul Stirrers / I’m So Glad (Trouble Don’t Last Always) / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last soulful song
Gene Chandler / There Was a Time! / Cowboys to Girls / Brunswick / 1968



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