Friday, April 20, 2018

I Guess I’ll Hang My Playlist Out to Dry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, April 13, 2018

Dancing on the Playlist

Recitationtime!

Coffeetime, April 13, 2018, Angelynn Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, April 06, 2018

In My Own Little Playlist

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

Coffeetime, April 6, 2018, Angelynn Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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