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