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