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