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 5.7.58
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