Friday, September 13, 2019

Quelli che Hanno un Playlist

Multilingual Petula thrills him!

Coffeetime, September 13, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Doublemint / Riverside / 5.57
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / Terrible “T” [take 6] / Vee Jay / 2.60
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Down a Carolina Lane / Columbia / 2.15.33
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / Footlights Parade Selection, part 2 / Decca / The Hague, Netherlands 4.2.34 / vocal = Wim Poppink
Amos Milburn / Atomic Baby / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 1.4.50
Peggy Lee / Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee / Moments Like This / Capitol / 1.12.61

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

set 2
Grant Green / Am I Blue / Sweet Slumber / Blue Note / 5.16.63
David Newman / Fathead / Willow Weep for Me / Atlantic / 11.5.58
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Comin’ Back / Victor / 2.11.42
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Love, You’re Not the One for Me / Columbia / 3.14.33
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / I Know It’s Wrong / Capitol / Kansas City 7.22.50
Mae West / They Call Me Sister Honky Tonk / Decca / Hollywood 11.23.54 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra

set 3
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Dig Dis / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Sonny Criss / Willow Weep for Me / Imperial / LA 1.26.56
Charlie Parker / Segment / Mercury / 5.5.49
The Basin Street Boys / I Want to Love and Be Loved / Exclusive / LA late 1945 / vocal = Judy Carol; with the Eddie Beal Trio
Pearl Bailey / Tired / V-Disc 527B / 4.24.45
Buddy Greco / Songs for Swingin’ Losers / Blame It on My Youth / Epic / 1960

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Relaxin’ at Camarillo / Verve / LA 1959
Lyle Murphy / Gone with the Woodwinds! / Seismograph / Contemporary / LA 8.16.55
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Blame It on My Youth / Capitol / Hollywood 9.21.56
Petula Clark / Quelli che Hanno un Cuore (Anyone Who Had a Heart) / Vogue / 1964
Bill Landford &  the Landfordaires / Run On for a Long Time / Columbia / 12.49

last soulful song
The Colt 45s / Lady, Lady / Jerry / 1966



Friday, September 06, 2019

That Playlist (That Summer)

Power of persuasive dancing works with Maggie.

Coffeetime, September 6, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Horn / Something Blue / Dun-Dunnee / Hifi Jazz / 3.60
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Up at Teddy’s Hill / New Jazz / 10.21.59
Alex Combelle et son Orchestre / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Miss Hannah / Brunswick / Chicago 5.14.30 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Wynonie Harris / Papa Tree Top / Apollo / LA 12.45 / with Johnnie Alston & his All Stars
Dinah Washington / In Tribute… / That Sunday (That Summer) / Roulette / 1963

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

set 2
Dave Newman / Fathead Comes On / Lady Day / Atlantic / 6.6.63
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa [Neighborhood] / La Mer (Beyond the Sea) / Savoy / 2.26.55
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Star Dust / Brunswick / Chicago 5.16.30
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Brown Gal / Decca / Chicago 10.27.36
Ella Mae Morse / AFRS Mail Call #87 / Tess’s Torch Song / Hollywood 4.19.44 / with AFRS Orchestra conducted by Captain Meredith Wilson and Myrna Loy
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca [unissued] / Hollywood c. 7.44 / duet with Bing Crosby

set 3
Jack Wilson / Easterly Winds / Easterly Winds / Blue Note / 9.22.67
Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson / The Great Kai & J.J. / Theme from Picnic / Impulse! / 11.4.60
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson / Movin’ the Boogie / AFRS Jubilee No. 6 / 1.43 / MC = Cab Calloway
Louis Prima & his Orchestra / Alone / radio transcription, Bandstand USA / 6.50 / vocal = Keely Smith
Maggie Hathaway & her Bluesmen / Too Late to Be Good Blues / Black & White / LA 1946 
Mel Tormé / Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette / When the Sun Comes Out / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.56

set 4
Jack Sheldon / The Hard Swing / It’s Only a Paper Moon / World Pacific / LA 11.18.55
Lennie Niehaus / Zounds! / Seaside / Contemporary / Hollywood 8.23.54
Walter Huston / September Song / Broadway musical “Knickerbocker Holiday” / Brunswick / 1938
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / I’ll Never Be the Same / Musicraft / 3.45 / vocal = Patti Powers
Nat King Cole / That Sunday, That Summer / BBC TV broadcast, An Evening With Nat King Cole / London 7.63 / with the Cliff Adams Singers and the Ted Heath Orchestra
Swan Silvertones / Saviour Pass Me Not / Blessed Quietness / Vee-Jay / 1962

last soulful song
Joyce Bennett / The New Boy / Jaguar / 1964



Friday, August 30, 2019

I’ll Carry Your Playlist Wherever I Go

The very thought of Hoagy and Doris in a movie together is heavenly.

Coffeetime, August 30, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mr. Clean / Prestige / 1.23.62
Horace Silver / Further Explorations / The Outlaw / Blue Note / 1.13.58
Jungle Town Stompers / Slow as Molasses / Okeh / 4.15.29
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Alone / Victor / 11.7.35 / vocal = Cliff Weston
Elmore Nixon & his Orchestra / You See Me Smiling / Peacock / Houston 1950
Helen O’Connell / Penthouse Serenade / radio transcription / LA 1953 / with the Page Cavanaugh Trio

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

set 2
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Sketch of Melba / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Sonny Criss / Jazz USA / These Foolish Things / Imperial / LA spring 1956
Les Brown & his Orchestra / Shadow Time / radio transcription / 1946
Harry Dial’s Blusicians / I Like What I Like Like I Like It / Southern Records / Chicago 10.2.30 / vocal = Harry Dial
Doris Day / soundtrack Warner Brothers movie Young Man With a Horn / The Very Thought of You / Columbia / Hollywood 1.25.50 / Harry James & his Orchestra
Little Willie John / I’ll Carry Your Love Wherever I Go / King / Cincinnati 1958

set 3
Barry Harris / Luminescence! / Webb City / Prestige / 4.20.67
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, and the Swedish All Stars / Clifford Brown Memorial / ’Scuse These Blues / Prestige / Stockholm 9.15.53
Jay Jay Johnson / Modern Jazz Trombones / Elysses / Prestige / 5.26.49
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Away from It All / Okeh / 3.19.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
The Hollywood Four Flames / W-I-N-E / Unique / LA 1950
Dean Martin / Dean Martin Sings / I’m Yours / Capitol / Hollywood 1.12.53

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / Kissin’ Bug / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / September Song / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
Red Norvo / Little White Lies  / Savoy / Chicago 10.13.50
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Esther Phillips / And I Love Him! / Moonglow; Theme from Picnic / Atlantic / 1965
Sensational Golden Light Quartet of Philadelphia / Prodigal Son / Apex / Philadelphia 1949

last soulful song
Malo / Suavecito / Warner Brothers / LA 1972

Friday, August 23, 2019

With the Wind and the Rain in Your Playlist

Mr. Eckstine wants to talk about me.

Coffeetime, August 23, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Low Life / Blue Note / 10.4.59
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / People Will Say We’re in Love / Riverside / 7.1.58
Joe Haymes & his Orchestra / Am I Wasting My Time / Bluebird / 6.14.32 / vocal = Roy Wager
Jimmy Nelson / Meet Me with Your Black Dress On / RPM / 1952
Kitty White / A New Voice in Jazz / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / EmArcy / 4.21.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Guitar Forms / Last Night When We Were Young / Verve / 12.4.64
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / How Deep Is the Ocean / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Summertime / Dawn / 2.3.56
The Original Memphis Five / Static Strut / Victor / 4.16.26
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / Somebody Nobody Knows / transcription / 1938 / vocal = Russ Carlyle
Gene Ammons / Sweet Jennie Lou / Prestige / 7.27.50
Toni Harper / Here Come the Girls! / Love Is a Wonderful Thing / Verve / Hollywood 2.14.56 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra

set 3
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Evil Eye / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Phineas Newborn / Fabulous Phineas / No Moon at All / RCA Victor [unissued] / 3.28.58
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Sparrow in the Barrel / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1951
Billy Eckstine / I Want to Talk About You / AFRS radio transcription / 3.4.45 / arranged by Tadd Dameron
Madeline Greene & the Magichords / I’ve Got a Right to Be Blue / Domino / 1950 / with René Hall’s Band
Yves Montand / Yves Montand Sings / Le Cocher de Fiacre / Odeon [Decca] / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella & his Rhythm

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Crazy Day / Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, “The Quintets” / Prime Rib / Contemporary / LA 7.2.54
King Cole Trio / You’ve Changed / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.5.47
Vikki Carr [Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona] / Intimate Excitement / Meditation (Meditacáo) / Pickwick [Liberty] / 1967
Sewanee Quintet aka Swanee Quintet / Walk in the Light / Nashboro / Nashville 1951

last soulful song
Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / Think Nothing About It / Okeh / Chicago 1964

Friday, August 16, 2019

Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Playlist)

A golden Jackie with a come-hither look.

Coffeetime, August 16, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / Hub-Tones (alt take) / Blue Note / 10.10.62
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, volume 2 / Monaco (alt take) / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Three Little Words / radio transcription / 11.28.42
Cliff Edwards (Ukelele Ike) with his Hot Combination / I’m Tellin’ the Birds, I’m Tellin’ the Bees / Pathé Actuelle / 11.5.26
The Cats & the Fiddle / Life’s Too Short (To Worry About That) / Manor / 10.41
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings Gerswhin / Someone to Watch Over Me / Decca / 9.12.50

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

set 2
Victor Feldman / Suite Sixteen / Sunshine on a Dull Day / Contemporary / London 8.19.55
Ben Webster / Old Folks / EmArcy / LA 12.27.51
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Stardust / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / vocal = Louis Prima
Dick McIntire’s Harmony Hawaiians / Minnehaha / Decca / Hollywood 1947
The Syncopaters / These Are Things I Want to Share with You / Savoy / 10.49
T-Bone Walker / Mean Old World / Capitol / Hollywood 7.20.42
Jackie De Shannon / For You / It’s All in the Game / Imperial / LA 1967

set 3
Max Roach / Max / Audio Blues / Argo / Chicago 1.14.58 / produced by Holmes “Daddy-O” Daylie
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / Used Blues / Bethlehem / 11.16.54
Teddy Reig’s All Stars / O-Go-Mo / Savoy / 1.22.47
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Someday Sweetheart / radio transcription / 11.28.42 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
James Quintet / Pleasing You (As Long As I Live) / Coral / 1949
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Mean Old World / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Buddy Collette / Nice Day with Buddy Collette / Minor Deviation / Contemporary / LA 12.22.58
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 – Oboe/Flute / Swing House / Contemporary / Hermosa Beach, Calif 9.25.54
King Cole Trio / Can You Look Me in the Eyes (And Say We’re Through) / Capitol / Hollywood 12.30.46
Maxine Brown / Oh Lord, What Are You Doing to Me / Wand / 5.31.66
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Blues) / Duke / 1969
The Trumpeteers / Somehow / King / 1.24.50

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Oogum Boogum / I’m the One Who Knows / Double Shot / LA 1967

Friday, August 09, 2019

I Know (My Playlist Loves Me)

Smiling 101 with Prof. June

Coffeetime, August 9, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Amy & Paul Bryant / Meetin’ Here / Just Friends / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1961
Sonny Clark / Cool Struttin’ / Deep Night / Blue Note / 1.5.58
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Monsoon / Brunswick / 10.18.37
The Harmonians / Because My Baby Don’t Mean “Maybe” Now / Harmony / 6.11.26 / vocal = Irving Kaufman; with Lou Gold Orchestra
Bill Hayes & his Band aka Henry Hayes / I’m Just Another Fool / Jade / Houston 1950 / vocal = Goree Carter
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / My Foolish Heart / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Body and Soul / Skylark / Hollywood 1954
The Small Herd / She’s Funny That Way / EmArcy / Chicago 4.5.45
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Stardust / personal recording / Fargo, Illinois 11.7.40
Herman Waldman’s Orchestra / Marbles / Brunswick / 10.29
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / I’m Getting Myself Ready for You / Victor / Camden 3.27.31
Big Mama Thornton / Story of My Blues / Peacock / Houston 1954
Mr. Google Eyes [Joseph August] & his 4 Bars / Boogie with Calypso / Flip / c. 1954
Bamboo Orchestra / Calypso / Cousin, Cousin, Scratch Here So for Me / Bluebird / Trinidad 1940 / vocal = Wilmoth Houdini

set 3
James Clay / A Double Dose of Soul / Pavanne / Riverside / LA 10.11.60
Bennie Green / Hornful of Soul / Summertime / Bethlehem / 12.60
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Fracture / Savoy / 12.18.46
June Christy / Supper Time / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.45 / with The Kentones
Jubalaires / When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Anthony Newley / Tony / All or Nothing at All / London / 1961

set 4
Milt Bernhardt / Modern Brass / Amor Flamengo / RCA / 3.4.55
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Raney Day / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time / Capitol / Hollywood 4.11.46
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / St. Louis Blues / Mercury / 1954
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Herb Alpert Presents / The Joker / A&M / LA 1966
Flying Clouds of Detroit / When They Ring Those Golden Bells / J-V-B / Detroit 1957

last soulful song
Geater Davis / I Know (My Baby Loves Me) / House of Orange / Shreveport, LA 1971

Friday, August 02, 2019

There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Playlist

Peace, Willie!
Coffeetime, August 2, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Summertime / Impulse! / 7.16.65
Gene Ammons / Funky / King Size / Prestige / 1.11.57
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Stardust / radio broadcast / live, Blue Room at the Lincoln Hotel 12.6.38
Whispering Jack Smith / There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Baby’s Eyes / Victor / 10.30.26
The Five Keys / Hucklebuck with Jimmy / Aladdin / 3.22.51
Clora Bryant / ...Gal with a Horn / Man with a Horn / Mode / Hollywood 5.57

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

set 2
Art Pepper / Smack Up / Maybe Next Year / Contemporary / LA 10.24-25.60
Howard McGhee / Man with a Horn / Savoy / Guam 1.17.52
Julian Dash & his Orchestra / My Silent Love / Mello-Roll / 1950
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Krazy Kat (Tone Poem in Slow Rhythm) / Okeh / 9.28.27
Luis Russell’s Heebie Jeebie Stompers / Please Don’t Turn Me Down / Okeh / Chicago 11.17.26
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / radio commercial / 1932
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Who Said Shorty Wasn’t Coming Back? / King / Cincinnati 2.23.50 / vocal = Henry Glover
Sam Cooke / Good Times / RCA Victor / 1963

set 3
Lee Morgan / Free Flow / Blue Note / 10.10.69
Morris Nanton / Something We’ve Got / Something We’ve Got / Prestige / 1965
Maxine Sullivan / If I Had a Ribbon Bow / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
The Ravens / Moonglow / National [unreleased] / 1950
Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / My Ideal / Prestige / 12.7.56 / vocal = Earl Coleman

set 4
Dizzy Gillespie / Something Old, Something New / This Lovely Feeling / Philips / 4.25.63
Zoot Sims All Stars with Kai Winding & Al Cohn / The Brothers / The Red Door / Prestige / 9.8.52
Sonny Stitt / Cool Mambo / Prestige / 3.25.52
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
The Maytals / Pressure Drop / Island / Kingston, Jamaica 1969
The Trumpeteers / Milky White Way / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Willie Hutch / Slick / Motown / 1973

Friday, July 26, 2019

Woman with a Playlist

Hey Fred: After you, no one.
Coffeetime, July 26, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hampton Hawes / For Real! / I Love You / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Freddie Hubbard / Goin’ Up Up Up / Asiatic Raes / Blue Note / 11.6.60
Irving Mills & his Hotsy Totsy Gang / Loved One (first take) / Vocalion / 6.6.30
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Washington and Lee Swing / Brunswick 9.28.28 / vocal = ensemble
Gene Kardos & his Orchestra / My Extraordinary Gal / Victor / 4.7.32 /  vocal = Dick Robertson
Walter Brown / The Search / Peacock / Houston 1951 / with Jay McShann’s Orchestra
Anita O’Day / Pick Yourself Up / Man with a Horn / Verve / LA 12.19.56

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Jodi / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Modern Jazz Quartet / Concorde / Gershwin Medley: Soon; For You, For Me, Forevermore; Love Walked In; Our Love Is Here to Stay / Prestige / 7.2.55
Ernie Morris / In the Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
King Cole Trio / Harlem Sandman / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.12.44 / vocal = Ida James
Carl Campbell / Going Down to Nashville / Freedom / Houston 1.12.50
Kay Starr / Movin’ On Broadway! / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Art Farmer / Meet the Jazztet / Mox Nix / Argo / 2.6, 9, 10.60
Jimmy Smith / Crazy Baby! / When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Blue Note / 1.4.60
Brew Moore & his Playboys / More Brew / Savoy / 10.22.48
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / Brunswick / 3.8.32
Allen Miller & his Orchestra / Rosie the Riveter  / Hit / 1943
Frank Sinatra / Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Reprise / LA 1967

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Fusion! / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Riverside / 4.19.63
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Nevertheless / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Fred Astaire / After You, Who? / Columbia / Hollywood 5.23.33
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Patti Page / In the Land of Hi Fi / Nevertheless / EmArcy / Hollywood 5.8.56 / with Pete Rugulo & his Orchestra
The Four Internes / Home Again / King / Cincinnati 6.52

last soulful song
The Five Stairsteps / Oooh, Baby Baby / Windy C / Chicago 1967

Friday, July 19, 2019

Playlist and Such

Billie, all pretty, on British TV.
Coffeetime, July 19, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Sonny’s Crib / Speak Low / Blue Note / 9.1.57
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Sonny’s Crip / Time / 3.23.60
Danny Polo Trio / You Made Me Love You / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Lonesome and Sorry / Victor / 4.23.26 / vocal = Carl Mathieu & James Stanley
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How Long Must I Wait for You? / Decca / 7.16.45
Billie Holiday / Music for Torching / It Had to Be You / Clef / LA 8.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / The Tender Gender / If Someone Had Told Me / Cadet / 4.66
Jackie McLean / The Jackie McLean Quintet / Lover Man / Jubilee / 10.21.55
Joe Venuti / Lady Be Good / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show / LA 1952-53 season (when Venuti was a regular)
Lonnie Johnson / 6/88 Glide / Okeh [unreleased] / St. Louis 10.27
The Spirits of Rhythm / That’s What I Hate About Love / Brunswick / 9.14.34
Judy Garland & ensemble / March of the Doagies / outtake from movie The Harvey Girls / Hollywood 2.17.45
Lonnie Sattin / In Brazil Sings Bossa Nova Warm and True / Caravan / Scepter / LA 1963

set 3
Bennie Green / Walking Down / Walkin’ / Prestige / 5.29.56
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith / Stuff and Such / transcription / 1945
Ink Spots / Don’t Let Old Age Creep Upon You / Decca / 2.5.37
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / The Things You Are / Regis / Chicago 2.45 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Speak Low / Bethlehem / 11.2.55

set 4
Chet Baker / Big Band / Darn That Dream / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.26.56
Curtis Counce / You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce / Strangers in Paradise / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Bobby “Blue” Bland / You Got Me (Where You Want Me) / Duke / Chicago 1958
Alphabetical Four / I Just Can’t Help From Crying Sometimes / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Young, Gifted and Black / Day Dreaming / Atlantic / Miami 1972



Friday, July 12, 2019

You Broke My Playlist

Phineas with new angles on Jazz Scene USA.

Coffeetime, July 12, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Whistle Stop / Sunset / Blue Note / 1.15.61
Sonny Clark / Dial “S” for Sonny / Bootin’ It / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Harry James & his Orchestra / Rose Room / radio transcription / mid-1940s
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Perhaps / Victor / 8.20.29
Snub Mosley & his Band / Swampland / Decca / 10.21.41 / vocal = The Tampa Boys (Reese & Stiles)
Ella Fitzgerald / Because of Rain / Decca / 3.27.51

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

set 2
Joe Wilder / Wilder ’n’ Wilder / Darn That Dream / Savoy / 1.19.56
Hal McKusick / East Coast Jazz 8 / Lullaby for Leslie / Bethlehem / 2.17.55
Don Byas / Worried and Blue / Savoy / 7.28.44
The Ramblers / Who’s Sorry Now? / Decca / London 5.22.33
Gil Rodin & his Orchestra / If I Could Be With You / Crown / c. 9.30 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Chuck Willis / You Know You Don’t Love Me (You Broke My Heart) / Okeh [unissued] / 11.19.52
The Dinning Sisters / Songs by the Dinning Sisters / Baby, We’re Through / Somerset / 1959 / vocal = Jean Dinning & unknown

set 3
Phineas Newborn Jr / The Artistry of Phineas Newborn Jr / Newport Blues / Atlantic / 5.3, 4.56
Sonny Criss / Go Man! / Summertime / Imperial / LA 7.56
Charlie Parker / Groovin’ High / Savoy / live, Royal Roost 2.19.49
The Smoothies / Ooh What You Said / Victor / 12.19.39
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / It’s Been a Long, Long Time / King / 6.28.51 / vocal = Melvin Moore & Annisteen Allen
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story  / I’ve Got My Eyes on You / Clef / Hollywood 12.52

set 4
Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca / The Brothers! / Blixed / RCA Victor / 6.25.55
Joe Newman / Joe Newman with Woodwinds / Star Eyes / Roulette / 1958
Johnny Smith / Moonlight in Vermont / Sometimes I’m Happy / Roost [unissued] / 11.52
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42
King Cole Trio / My Lips Remember Your Kisses / Premier / Hollywood  11.2.43
Pearl Bailey / Here Come the Girls! / Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night / Verve / 1956
The Soul Stirrers / Someday Somewhere / Specialty [unedited track] / 2.22.52

last soulful song
Kim Weston / Feel Alright Tonight / Tamla / Detroit 1964

Friday, July 05, 2019

Playlist of the Night Child

Hildegarde, looking, darling, assez piquant dans une halter dress.

Coffeetime, July 5, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Jones / Bluebird / Wine and Brandy / Savoy / 11.1.55
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Music for Lighthousekeeping / Love Me or Levey / Contemporary / LA 10.2, 9, 16.56
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be / V-Disc 315B / 11.9.43
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / She’s My Secret Passion / Victor / 2.12.39 / vocal = Donald King
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / I Can’t See for Lookin’ / Decca / 5.26.44 / vocal = Judy Carol
Dinah Washington / You Don’t Know What Love Is / EmArcy / 3.15.55

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

set 2
Duke Pearson / Dedication! / Time After Time / Prestige / 8.2.61
Lee Morgan / Candy / Since I Fell for You / Blue Note / 11.18.57
Dick Hyman / Conversation Piece / I’ll Follow My Secret Heart / Proscenium / 1956
Nat Brandwynne & his Stork Club Orchestra / Take My Heart / Brunswick / 5.25.36 / vocal = Buddy Clark
King Cole Trio / F.D.R. Jones / Standard transcription / LA 10.38
T-Bone Walker / Through with Women / Imperial / LA 12.51
Los Cariñosos / Vamo A Cuba / Baila Rock and Roll / Vik / Mexico, c. 1958

set 3
Kenny Burrell / Bluesy Burrell / Out of This World / Prestige Moodsville / 9.14.62
Carmell Jones / Jay Hawk Talk / Dance of the Night Child / Prestige / 5.8.65
John Hardee Swingtet / Idaho / Blue Note / 2.28.46
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Darn That Dream / Columbia / 1.3.40 / vocal = Mildred Bailey
The Orioles / Forgive and Forget / Jubilee / 9.25.49
Herb Jeffries / Say It Isn’t  So / (I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance / Bethlehem / LA 1956

set 4
Stan Getz / With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida / Once Again (Outra Vez) / Verve / 6.63
Buddy Collette & his Swinging Shepherds / At the Cinema / The Trolley Song / Mercury / LA 1959
Hildegarde [Loretta Sell]  / Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup / Columbia / 1935 / with Carroll Gibbons
King Cole Trio / I’m Thru with Love / Capitol / Hollywood 5.19.45
Sammy Davis Jr / At the Cocoanut Grove / What Kind of Fool Am I / Reprise / Ambassador Hotel, LA 12.14.62 / with The Dick Stabile Orchestra http://members.ozemail.com.au/~lindenbrae/sdj/sessions-live.html
Dixie-aires [aka Dixieaires] / I Got To Stand / Exclusive / LA 2.49

last soulful song
Kool & the Gang / Take My Heart / De-Lite / 1981

Friday, June 21, 2019

Run to Playlist

Russ woos Constance
Coffeetime, June 21, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Shake / Prestige / 4.10.62
Wilbur Ware / The Chicago Sound / Latin Quarters / Riverside / 10.16.57
Charlie Mariano / Charlie Mariano / The Very Thought of You / Bethlehem / 7.11.55
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Where the Lazy Daisies Grow / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
Russ Columbo / Goodnight, Sweetheart / Victor / 10.9.31 / with Nat Shilkret & his Orchestra
Charles “Crown Prince” Waterford / Crown Prince Boogie / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Peggy Lee / Sugar ’n‘ Spice / Embrasse Moi  / Capitol / Hollywood 10.62 / orchestra conducted by Benny Carter

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

set 2
George Barnes & Carl Kress / Guitars Anyone? Why Not Start at the Top? / Blue Moon / Carney / 1963
John Graas / Jazz Studio Two / Darn That Dream / Decca / Hollywood 1954
Red Garland / Moodsville 6 / I’ll Never Stop Loving You / Prestige Moodsville 6 / 11.21.58
Alphonso Trent & his Orchestra / Louder and Funnier / Gennett / Richmond, Indiana 10.11.28 / vocal = Stuff Smith
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Look at Me Now / Capitol / Hollywood 1.6.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra with Connie Haines & the Pied Pipers
Lula Reed / Blue and Moody / Watch Dog / King / Cincinnati 2.6.54

set 3
Harold Mabern / Workin' & Wailin’ / Waltzing Westward / Prestige / 6.30.69
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / Typhoon / Mercury / 1947
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / For You / Victor / 1.20.41 / vocal =  Jo Stafford
Mel-O·Dots / Just How Long / Apollo / 3.17.52
Joe Mooney / Lush Life / Lush Life / Atlantic / 1958

set 4
Russ Freeman & Chet Baker / Quartet / Say When / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.6.56
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / Just in Time  / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18-19.58
King Cole & his Swing Trio / Falling In and out of Love / Excelsior / summer 1939
King Cole Trio / Beautiful Moons Ago / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Mabel Mercer / Mabel Mercer Sings / Run to Love / Decca / 1964
Zion Travelers / Just a Little Talk with Jesus; Lord Hold My Hand / Dooto / LA 1962

last soulful song
Barbara Lynn / Mix It Up Baby / Atlantic / 12.8.67

Friday, June 14, 2019

Playlist Gavotte

I like it, Una Mae!

Coffeetime, June 14, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Under Paris Skies / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Jazz Messengers!!!!! / I Hear a Rhapsody / Impuse! / 6.14.61
Danny Polo & his Swing Stars / Montparnasse Jump / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Durium Dance Band [Roy Fox & his Band] / Just Humming Along / Durium / London 5.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Charlie Singleton & his Band / Please Don’t Leave Me Here to Cry / Lee / 1951 / vocal = Jake Vaughn
Nancy Wilson / The George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson / All Night Long / Capitol / Hollywood 6.29.60

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Strikes / I Forgot to Remember / Prestige / 9.15.64
Rene Thomas / Guitar Groove / Ruby, My Dear / Jazzland / 9.7-8.60
King Cole Trio / I’m in the Mood for Love / McGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / After You’ve Gone (take 2) / radio, Associated Transcription No. 60 / 8.7.39
Una Mae Carlisle / I Would Do Anything for You / Vocalion / London 5.20.38
Ivory Joe Hunter / I Like It / King / Cincinnati 12.5.47
Dick Van Dyke / Songs I Like / Wives and Lovers / Command / Hollywood 1963

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk Swings, volume 1 / Cross Town / Crown / 1960
Jimmy Heath / Swamp Seed / Wall to Wall / Riverside / 3.11.63
Ray Linn’s Hollywood Swing Stars / Blop Blah / Atomic / Hollywood 11.45
Golden Gate Quartet / Ol’ Man River / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Don’t Fall Asleep / Bluebird / 3.3.40 / vocal = Pauline Byrne
Frank D’Rone / In Person / Teach Me Tonight / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Shelly Manne / My Fair Lady / Ascot Gavotte / Contemporary / LA 8.17.56
Contemporary / LA 10.2, 9, 16.56
Art Pepper / The Art of Pepper / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Aladdin / LA 4.1.57
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / Capitol / Hollywood 3.6.44
Burt Bacharach & Dusty Springfield / A House Is Not a Home / TV broadcast / Hollywood 6.70
Golden Gate Quartet / My Time Done Come / Okeh [unissued] / 3.25.42

last soulful song
The Masqueraders / How Big Is Big / Bell / 1970



Friday, June 07, 2019

When I Dream of Playlist

Just in time…I play Bobby!

Coffeetime, June 7, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night in Tunisia / Couldn’t It Be You? / Vik [unissued] / 3.13.57
Donald Byrd / Byrd’s Eye View / Hank’s Tune / Transition / Cambridge, MA 12.2.55
Fred Hartley & his Music / Little Old Lady / broadcast / London 9.11.38 / vocal = Gracie Fields
Camille Howard / I Ain’t Got the Spirit / Specialty / Hollywood 8.2.50
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Verve / LA 1.4.57

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

set 2
Teddy Edwards / Nothin’ But the Truth! / But Beautiful / Prestige / 12.13.66
Dupree Bolton / Laura / TV broadcast, Frankly Jazz TV series / LA 11.62 / master of ceremonies = Frank Evans
Gene Ammons / When I Dream of You / Prestige / 10.28.50
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Blue Orchids / HMV / 11.6.39 / vocal = Denny Dennis
Hadda Brooks / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / Modern / LA 1947
Paul Gayten / Ooh La La / Regal / New Orleans 1950
The Fascinators / Come to Paradise / Capitol / 1959

set 3
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Further Definitions / Cherry / Impulse! / 11.15.61
Al Casey / Buck Jumpin’ / Buck Jumpin’ / Prestige Swingville / 3.7.60
Mills Brothers / Sweet Adeline / Decca / 1.24.39
Anita O’Day / Memories of You / Capitol [unissued?] / Hollywood 1.18.45 / with Lowell Martin & his Orchestra
Fred Astaire / Night and Day / Clef / LA 12.52

set 4
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / From All Sides / Ginza / Fantasy / San Fransisco 5.65
Herb Pomeroy Orchestra / Life Is a Many Splendored Gig / No One Will Room With Me / Roulette / 6.3, 4.57
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Ensemble / Little Old Lady [alt take] / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 12.22.53
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.28.44
The Charioteers / Ride, Red, Ride / transcription / 1942
Bobby Darin / Venice Blue / I Wanna Be Around / Capitol / Hollywood 1965
The Chosen Gospel Singers / What a Wonderful Sight / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
Daryl Hall & John Oates / Alone Too Long / RCA 1975

Friday, May 31, 2019

I’ll Gladly Make the Same Playlist Again

Eubie and Noble, dapper & joyful, from 1923!

Coffeetime, May 31, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Tribute to Brownie / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Clifford Brown / Chez Moi / Vogue / Paris 10.10.53
Red Nichols & his Five Pennies / On the Alamo [take 2] / Brunswick / 4.18.29
Bix Beiderbecke & his Orchestra / I Don’t Mind Walking in the Rain (When I’m Walking in the Rain with You) / Victor / 9.8.30 / vocal = Wesley Vaughn
Tina Dixon / Blow Mr. Be Bop / King / 1949 / with Gene Nero Sextet
Chris Connor / Chris / A Good Man Is a Seldom Thing / Bethlehem / 1955

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

set 2
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane / Bags & Trane / The Night We Called It a Day / Atlantic / 1.15.59
Coleman Hawkins / At Ease with Coleman Hawkins / Trouble Is a Man / Prestige Moodsville / 1.29.60
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Wishing and Waiting / Vogue / Paris 4.15.50
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra / Jumpy Nerves / Bluebird / 4.26.39
Noble Sissle & his Orchestra / Kansas City Kitty / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 10.9.29
Georgie Auld with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires / Manhattan / On the Alamo / Coral / 1953
Helen Humes / ’Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do / Bill Bailey / Contemporary / LA 2.10.59

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Nights of Ballads and Blues / Groove Waltz / Impulse! / 3.4.63
Wayne Shorter / Introducing Wayne Shorter / Harry’s Last Stand / Vee Jay / 9.9.59
Bumps Myers Sextet / Memphis Hop / Selective / LA spring 1949
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Then I Shan’t Love You Anymore / Bluebird / 12.21.35 / vocal = Edythe Wright
The Basin Street Boys / Near to You / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson & his Orchestra
David Allyn / Chinero / Atomic / Hollywood early 1946 / with Frank Davenport & his Orchestra

set 4
Lennie Neihaus / Lennie Niehaus, Vol 5 / Thou Swell / Contemporary / LA 1.9, 11, 12.56
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / Crazy Rhythm / Riverside / 3.7.57
King Cole Trio / I’m Lost / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Dean Martin / I’ll Gladly Make the Same Mistake Again / Capitol / Hollywood 8.12.54
Southern Sons / Rock in a Weary Land / Trumpet / Jackson, MS 3.53

last soulful song
The Mad Lads / Come Closer to Me / Volt / Memphis 4.27.66



Friday, May 24, 2019

Painting the Playlist with Sunshine

Stand back, Diz… Helen’s got your number!

Coffeetime, May 24, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / Jamph / Riverside / 7.2-3.58
Hank Mobley / Monday Night at Birdland / There Will Never Be Another You / Roost / 5.10.55
Zack Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels / West End Blues / Champion / Richmond, IN 2.11.29
Ambrose & his Orchestra / Painting the Clouds with Sunshine / Decca / Chenil Galleries, Chelsea, London 12.31.29 / vocal = Lou Abelardo
Helen Humes / Be-Baba-Leba / Philo / LA 8.45 / with Bill Doggett Octet
Kay Starr / Leave Me a Memory or Two / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1948

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

set 2
Ike Quebec / Everything Happens to Me (long version) / Blue Note / 9.25.60
Shelly Manne / “The Three” & “The Two” / Everything Happens to Me / Contemporary / LA 9.14.54
Bernie Leighton  / Piano Contrasts / I See Your Face Before Me / EmArcy / 8.9.46
Jelly Roll Morton’s New Orleans Jazzmen  / West End Blues / Victor / 9.28.39
Lonnie Johnson & Victoria Spivey / Toothache Blues, Part 1 / Okeh / 10.17.28
Chuck Willis / Charged with Cheating / Okeh / 1.26.56

set 3
Freddie Hubbard / Here to Stay / Nostrand and Fulton / Blue Note / 12.27.62
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Tennis Bum’s Blues / Everest / 1960
The Emmett Berry Five / Byas’d Opinions / National / 8.31.44
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / The Hour of Parting / Brunswick / LA 7.30.37 / vocal = Boots Castle
The Four Vagabonds / Oh My Achin’ Heart / Apollo / 3.24.47
Dick Haymes / Moondreams / What’s New / Capitol / Hollywood 4.56

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin’ Along / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58
Gerry Mulligan & Stan Getz / Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi / Too Close for Comfort / Verve / LA 12.12.57
Connee Boswell / Blueberry Hill / Brunswick / 8.22.40 / with Harry Sosnik & his Orchestra
The Melodians / You Have Caught Me / Treasure Isle / Kingston,  Jamaica 1967
Golden West Singers / Jesus Is Everywhere / Ajax / San Francisco 1949

last soulful song
Brenda Holloway / ’Til Johnny Comes / Tamla [unissued] / 1967



Friday, May 17, 2019

When a Woman Loves a Playlist

Ladies and other gentlepeople: the stunning Abbey Lincoln!

Coffeetime, May 17, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Chambers / Whims of Chambers / Omicron / Blue Note / 9.21.56
Tadd Dameron / Fontainebleau / Delirium / Prestige / 3.9.56
Kansas City Stompers / Shanghai Honeymoon (Beneath the Desert Moon) / Brunswick / Chicago 7.2.29
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Ya Comin’ Up Tonight, Huh? / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes with Wynken, Blynken, & Nod
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / No Sale / Decca / 6.26.46
Abbey Lincoln / That’s Him! / When a Woman Loves a Man / Riverside / 10.28.57

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

set 2
Sonny Criss / Go Man! / Memories of You / Imperial / 7.10.56
Kenny Burrell / Midnight Blue / Mule / Blue Note / 1.8.63
Stan Getz & his Swedish All Stars / [45 rpm EP] / Prelude to a Kiss / Roost / Stockholm 3.23, 24.51
Claude Hopkins & his Orchestra / Three Little Words / Brunswick / 4.6.34
Meredith Willson & the NBC Orchestra / various songs from The Wizard of Oz / NBC radio program, Maxwell House Good News / Hollywood 6.29.39 / with Robert Young as MC
The Gazelles / Honest / Gotham / Philadelphia 1955

set 3
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Frankie and Johnny / New Jazz / 5.3.60
Buddy Collette / Hunt and Peck / radio broadcast, US Navy show, “The Navy Swings” / Hollywood 1962
Sax Gill / Crisco Jump / Gotham [unissued] / 1950
Les Brown & his Orchestra / Sentimental Journey / broadcast / 10.2.44 / vocal = Doris  Day
The Four Blues / Jitterbug Sadie / Decca / 12.4.40
Billy Eckstine & his Orchestra / In a Sentimental Mood / National / LA 4.21.47

set 4
Chet Baker & Art Pepper / Playboys / Resonant Emotions / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.31.56
George Barnes & Carl Kress / Guitars Anyone? Why Not Start at the Top? / Satin Doll / Carney / 1963
Doris Day / Tea for Two: Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production / I Want to Be Happy / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with the Ken Lane Singers and Page Cavanaugh Trio
Danny Kaye / The Babbitt and the Bromide / Columbia / 1941
Chords / Love, Oh Love / Atlantic [unissued] / 2.23.55
Dixie-aires / Loose the Man / Exclusive / summer 1948

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Aretha Now / I Can't See Myself Leaving You / Atlantic / 1968

Friday, May 10, 2019

I Guess I'm a Playlist

Ethel making Pearl smile: perfection!
Coffeetime, May 10, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Howard Rumsey / Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars Host Charlie Persip’s Jazz Statesmen / The Champ / Liberty / Hollywood 2.14 & 24.57
Lee Morgan / Candy / Personality / Blue Note / 2.2.58
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Takin’ My Time / Bluebird / 1.21.41
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra / I’m Grateful to You / Bluebird / 6.3.36 / vocal = Jack Butler
Tiny Bradshaw & his Orchestra / Mailman’s Sack / King / Cincinnati 2.27.52
Doris Day / Day by Night / Moonglow / Columbia / Hollywood 11.11.57 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Giant Steps / Naima / Atlantic / 4.1.59
Gigi Gryce / Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet / Geraldine / Riverside / 2.27.57
Les Paul Trio / Moonglow / V-Disc 572B / Hollywood summer 1945
Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy / Froggy Bottom / Brunswick / Kansas City 11.11.29
Boswell Sisters / It’s the Girl / Brunswick / 7.8.31 / with Dorsey Brother’s Orchestra
Johnny Mercer / I’m Gonna See My Baby / Capitol / Hollywood 10.4.44 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Dizzy Gillespie / School Days / Umbrella Man / Dee Gee [Regent] / Chicago 7.18.52
Flamingos / Cross Over the Bridge / Chance / 1954 / with Red Holloway’s Orchestra

set 3
Charles McPherson / The Quintet/Live! / Here’s That Rainy Day / Prestige / live at The Five Spot 10.13.66
Junior Mance / Junior Mance Trio at the Village Vanguard / 9:20 Special / Jazzland / live at the Village Vanguard 2.22, 23.61
Charlie Parker / Half Nelson / Savoy / live Royal Roost 2.26.49 / announcer = Symphony Sid
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Loch Lomond / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
Memphis Slim & the House Rockers / I Guess I’m a Fool / Premium / 1950 

set 4
Henry Mancini / Combo! / Scandinavian Shuffle / RCA Victor / Hollywood 6.14, 17, 21.60
Clark Terry / In Orbit / Argentia / Riverside / 5.7, 12.58
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Louisiana / Columbia / 1940
Connee Boswell / I Cover the Waterfront / Brunswick / LA 6.10.33 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Pearl Bailey / The Songs of Academy Award Winner James Van Heusen / Personality / Roulette / 1964
Highway QCs / Jesus Is Waiting / I Wonder Have You / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1960

last soulful song
O’Jays / Time to Get Down / Philadelphia International / Philadelphia 1973


Friday, May 03, 2019

Mama Put Your Playlist On

Ethel is a pretty name for a pretty woman who sings pretty.

Coffeetime, May 3, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank / Fit for a Hanker / Blue Note [1560] / 4.21.57
Lou Donaldson / Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet / Caracas / Blue Note / 8.21.54
Sandy Williams’ Big Eight / Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You / HRS / 6.3.46
Lupino Lane / cast recording of The Golden Toy / An Elephant Never Forgets / Decca / London 1934 / orchestra conducted by Henry Hall
5 Red Caps / Mama Put Your Britches On / Beacon / LA 8.24.43
Mildred Bailey / Me and the Blues / At Sundown / Savoy / 1947

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

set 2
Ike Quebec / Heavy Soul / The Man I Love  / Blue Note / 11.26.61
Eddie Davis / Modern Jazz by Eddie Davis / Tenderly / King / Cincinnati 4.11.55
Joe Venuti Orchestra / Tea for Two / radio transcription / 12.26-28.34
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Really Blue / Victor / 10.7.30
Ethel Waters / My Special Friend Is Back in Town / Columbia / 9.18.26
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Boo-Wah, Boo-Wah / Okeh / 8.5.40
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Honey Bee / Duke [unissued] / Houston 2.55

set 3
Gene Ammons / The Big Sound / Blue Hymn / Prestige / 1.3.58
Ink Spots / Ev’ry Night About This Time / Decca / 6.23.42
Dicky Wells’ Big Seven / We’re Through / HRS / 3.21.46 / vocal = Sarah Vaughan
Johnny Hartman / The Debonair Mr. Hartman: All of Me / Tenderly / Bethlehem / 1956 / with Frank Hunter & the Bethlehem Orchestra

set 4
Lester Young & Harry “Sweets” Edison / Pres & Sweets / Mean to Me / Norgran / LA 11.1.55
Mary Lou Williams / Humoresque / Victor / 10.7.46
Peggy Lee / Don’t Blame Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood c. 1.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / Kentucky Babe / Varsity / 12.47
“Tennessee” Ernie Ford / One Suit / Capitol / Hollywood 1957
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / Didn’t It Rain / Varsity / 12.47

last soulful song
William Bell / Quittin’ Time / Stax [unissued] / Memphis mid-60s

Friday, April 26, 2019

If I Had My Playlist to Live Over

Sweet smile, sweet guitaring, Bill!

Coffeetime, April 26, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Ugetsu / On the Ginza / Riverside / live, Birdland 6.16.63
Oliver Nelson / Taking Care of Business / Groove / New Jazz / 3.22.60
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / I’ve Found a New Baby / Victor / 10.30.39
Noël Coward / London Pride / HMV / London 6.41 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Rock With It / RCA Victor / 7.20.49 / vocal = Billy Valentine
Sarah Vaughan / Wonderful Sarah / My One and Only Love / Mercury / 1954

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

set 2
Horace Silver / The Stylings of Silver / My One and Only Love / Blue Note / 5.8.57
Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLean / Inta Somethin’ / Lover Man / Pacific Jazz / live, The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 11.61
Louis Armstrong / Swing, You Cats / Bluebird / Chicago 1.28.33
Harold Arlen & Judy Garland / Over the Rainbow / NBC radio program, Maxwell House Good News / Hollywood 6.29.39 / with Yip Harburg
The Dinning Sisters / If I Had My Life to Live Over / Capitol / Hollywood 1947
Big Maybelle / I’m Getting ’Long Alright / Okeh / 3.2.54
Ricky Nelson / Songs By Ricky / That’s All / Imperial / LA 6.9.59

set 3
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / This Can’t Be Love / Prestige / 4.18.61
Lou Donaldson / Mr. Shing-A-Ling / The Shadow of Your Smile / Blue Note / 10.27.67
Charlie Parker / Buzzy /  Savoy / 5.8.47
The Mills Brothers / The Love Bug Will Bite You / Decca  / 4.5.37
Harry James & his Orchestra / Ciribiribin (They’re So in Love) / Brunswick / 11.8.39 / vocal = Frank Sinatra
Mel Tormé / I Cover the Waterfront / Musicraft / Hollywood 11.16.47 / with Hal Mooney & his Orchestra

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Full House / Come Rain or Come Shine / Riverside / live, Tsubo, Berkeley 6.25.62
Lennie Niehaus / Lennie Niehaus Quintet with Strings / Full House / Contemporary / LA 3.30.55
Clovers / Needless / Atlantic / 7.12.51
Stan Getz / Getz Au Go Go / It Might As Well Be Spring / Verve / live, Carnegie Hall 10.9.64 / vocal = Astrud Gilberto
Soul Stirrers / Lord Remember Me / Specialty / Hollywood 4.10.57

last soulful song
Elvin Spencer / Lift This Hurt / TwiNight/ 1971

Friday, April 19, 2019

There’ll Always Be a Happy Playlist

Vi gets vigorous!

Coffeetime, April 19, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Three Blind Mice / Plexis / United Artists / live, Renaissance Club, Hollywood 3.62
Carmell Jones / Jay Hawk Talk / What Is This Thing Called Love? / Prestige / 5.8.65
The International Sweethearts of Rhythm / Vi Vigor / AFRS/film / 10.14.46
The BBC Dance Orchestra / The Song Is You / Columbia / London 4.4.33 / vocal = Les Allen
Cee Pee Johnson & his Band / The “G” Man Got the “T” Man / Apollo / 11.2.45
Dinah Washington / Dinah Washington / Don’t Say Nothing At All / Roulette / 11.27.62

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

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / It’s Magic / medley: It’s Magic; My One and Only Love; They Didn’t Believe Me / Regent / 9.5.57
Django Reinhardt et le Quintette du Hot Club de France avec Stéphane Grappelly / Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) / Decca / London 2.1.46
Ciro Rimac’s Rumbaland Muchachos / Yo Me Ba / Columbia / London 3.26.36
Emmett Matthews & his Orchestra / There’ll Always Be a Happy Ending / Vocalion / 4.10.36
Little Esther & Mel / Ring-a-Ding Doo / Federal / 11.8.51
Yves Montand / Paris Recital / L’Enfant de Paris / Philips / live at Le Theatre D’Etoile, Paris 1964

set 3
Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith / Blue Bash / Blue Bash / Verve / 7.16, 25, 29.63
Frank Foster / No Count / Stop Gap / Savoy / 3.5.56
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Spinal / Savoy / 12.20.46
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / Scatterbrain / radio transcription / c. 1939 / vocal = Charlie Fisher
Delta Rhythm Boys / Long Gone Baby / Victor / 1.31.53 / with Jack Pleis Orchestra
Jimmy Witherspoon / Witherspoon, Mulligan, Webster at the Renaissance / How Long / HiFi Jazz / live, the Renaissance Club, Hollywood late 1959

set 4
Barney Kessel / Some Like It Hot / Sugar Blues / Contemporary / LA 3.30-31.59
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Tenderly / Riverside / 12.15.58
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra / It’s Only a Paper Moon / Swingtime / Paris 12.21.49
Bing Crosby / Pennies from Heaven / Decca / Hollywood / 7.24.36
The Barry Sisters & Jan Bart / Manischewitz Matzo Commercial / WHN radio broadcast, Yiddish Radio in Swing / 1940
Judy Garland & Fred Astaire / Easter Parade / MGM film, Easter Parade / Hollywood 1/26.48 / with the MGM Studio Chorus
Golden Gate Quartet / Walk in Jerusalem Just Like John / NBC Thesaurus radio program / 1941

last soulful song
Cilla Black / Is It Love? / Anyone Who Had a Heart / Capitol / London (Abbey Road) 1965



Friday, April 12, 2019

Playlist in a Mellow Mood

Well gallopin’ rattlesnakes, it’s the ukulele cowboy, Cliff Edwards.

Coffeetime, April 12, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quartet (5066) / Avila and Tequila / Blue Note / 3.27.55
Tadd Dameron / Mating Call / On a Misty Night / Prestige / 11.30.56
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orchestra / Uncle Bud / Victor / 1.22.41
Little Jack Little & his Orchestra / You Oughta Be in Pictures / Columbia / 2.8.34
Dinah Washington / My Voot Is Really Vout / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45 / with Lucky Thompson’s All Stars
Ella Fitzgerald / Songs in a Mellow Mood / Stardust / Decca / 3.30.54 / with Ellis Larkins on piano

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

set 2
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson, vol. 1 / A Lady’s Vanity / ABC-Paramount / 12.12.56
Hank Jones / Bluebird / Little Girl Blue / Savoy / 11.3.55
Gene Ammons / Old Folks / Decca / 3.24.52
Joe Venuti / I Got Rhythm / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show / Palm Springs 3.5.53
Benny Morton Orchestra / Get Goin’ / Columbia / 2.23.34
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me / Columbia / Hollywood 12.4.50 / with Gene Nelson, Frank Comstock & Orchestra
Freddie Mitchell Orchestra / Long Lean Daddy / Derby / 1951 / vocal = Sara Dean

set 3
Blue Mitchell / The Thing to Do / Fungii Mama / Blue Note / 7.30.64
Teddy Edwards / Back to Avalon [unissued] / Sweet Georgia Brown / Contemporary [unissued] / LA 12.60
Julian Dash / Long Moan / Mello-Roll / 12.50
Jo Stafford & her V-Disc Play Boys / Bakery Blues / V-Disc 537B / 1945
The Marshall Brothers / It All Comes Back to Me Now / Savoy [unissued] / 12.17.51 / with René Hall Quartet
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / Blue Moon / Reprise / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Marty Paich Quartet / Featuring Art Pepper / What’s Right for You / Tampa  / 2.20.57
Clifford Brown / Jazz Immortal / Joy Spring / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.54
Larry Adler / Cheek to Cheek / Decca / London 10.35 / with Fred Hartley's Orchestra
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Capitol / Hollywood 8.22.46
Mildred Bailey / It All Comes Back to Me Now / CBS radio, The Mildred Bailey Show / c. 1943
Cliff Edwards / Ukulele Ike Sings Again / Sunday / Disneyland / LA 1946 / with the Wonderland Jazz Band
The Radio Four / If You Miss Me from Praying / Nashboro / Nashville 1955

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



Friday, April 05, 2019

Nobody’s Playlist But My Own

Carmen is non-casually great.

Coffeetime, April 5, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Duke Pearson / Wahoo! / Fly Little Bird Fly / Blue Note / 11.24.64
Cecil Payne / Patterns of Jazz / Man of Moods / Savoy / 5.22.56
Buck Clayton’s Big Eight / Sentimental Summer / HRS / 7.24.46
Thelma Terry & her Playboys / Dusky Stevedore / Columbia / 9.27.28 / vocal = Joe Davis
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra / Double-Trouble Blues / Savoy / 9.12.44
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / When I Fall in Love / Kapp / 1958

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

set 2
Tommy Flanagan & Hank Jones / Our Delights / A Child Is Born / Galaxy / 1979
George Benson / The New Boss Guitar / I Don’t Know / Prestige / 1964
Dickie Wells & his Orchestra / Nobody’s Blues But My Own / Disques Swing / Paris 7.12.37
Bud Ritchie & his Boys / Slappin’ the Bass / Champion / 10.10.30
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / You Might Have Belonged to Another / Capitol / Hollywood 1.6.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra with Connie Haines & the Pied Pipers
Cal Bostic / Introducing…  Cal Bostic / Georgie Girl / RCA Canada / Toronto 8.67

set 3
Baby Face Willette / Face to Face / High ’n Low / Blue Note / 1.30.61
The McGhee-Navarro Boptet / Double Talk / Blue Note / 10.11.48
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Goody Goodbye / Decca / 10.4.39 / vocal = Perry Como
The Orioles / I Cover the Waterfront / Jubilee / 7.48
David Allen / This Is My Lucky Day / New in Town / Everest / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Howard Roberts / All-Time Great Instrumental Hits / Desafinado (Slightly Out of Tune) / Capitol / Hollywood 8.13.66
Red Rodney / Modern Music from Chicago / Daddy-O / Fantasy / Chicago 6.20.55
Benny Goodman & his Sextet / Breakfast Feud / Columbia / 12.19.40
Peggy Lee / I’ve Had My Moments / MacGregor transcription/ Hollywood c. 1.45 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra
Mavis Rivers / Swing Along with Mavis / On Second Thought / Reprise / Hollywood 1961
Swan Silvertones / End of My Journey / How I Got Over / Vee-Jay / 1959

last soulful song
The Ponderosa Twins + One / You Send Me / Horoscope / Cleveland 1971

Friday, March 29, 2019

Playlist to Mayhem

Bird admires Hawk.

Coffeetime, March 29, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Fuller / Sliding Easy / Bongo Bop / UA / 3.9.59 / arr. by Benny Golson
Tina Brooks / Minor Move / Star Eyes / Blue Note [unissued] / 3.16.58
Jack Payne & his BBC Dance Orchestra / Down Sunnyside Lane / Columbia / London 1931 / vocal = Billy Scott-Coomber
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / I’m Alabama Bound / Decca / 1.25.40
Teal Joy / Ted Steele Presents Miss Teal Joy / Don’t Worry About Me / Bethlehem [AAMCO] / 1955

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

set 2
Mullendore / Honey West (soundtrack) / Wild Honey; Jazzito; The Ocelot; Lots of Pluck; Prelumium to Mayhem; Requiem for a Sideman / ABC-Paramount / Hollywood 1967
Joe Turner / Low Down Dog / broadcast, AFRS Jubilee No. 52 / Hollywood 11.15.43
Dixieaires / Things Got Tough / Gotham / 1948
Barrie Sisters / Someone’s in the Kitchen with Dinah / MacGregor transcription / LA 11.21.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Hoagy Carmichael / Ole Buttermilk Sky / Old Music Master / Kapp / LA 1958

set 3
John Lewis / The Wonderful World of Jazz / Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West / Atlantic / 9.9.60
Coleman Hawkins / The Hawk in Hi Fi / The Bean Stalks Again / RCA Victor / 1.18.56 / with Billy Byers & his Orchestra
Charlie Parker / Quasimodo / Dial / 12.17.47
Les Brown & his Orchestra / It’s Love, Love, Love; Sentimental Journey / broadcast / White Sulphur Springs, WV 5.23.44; NY 10.2.44 / vocal = Doris  Day
Bobby Troup / Stars of Jazz / Free and Easy / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958

set 4
Barney Kessel / Let’s Cook! / Tiger Rag / Contemporary / LA 8.6.57
King Cole Trio / You’re My Life / Standard transcription / LA 5.39
The Dreamers / Jump, Jack, Jump / Standard transcription / LA 8.39 / with the King Cole Trio
Marlene Dietrich / Overseas: American Songs in German for the O.S.S. / Taking a Chance on Love / Columbia / late August 1944
B.B. King / Beautician Blues / Kent / LA 1961
The Radio Four / If You Miss Me from Praying / Nashboro / Nashville 1955

last soulful song
The Beat [English] Beat / I Just Can’t Stop It / Ranking Full Stop / Sire / London 1979

Friday, March 22, 2019

100 LBs of Playlist

Mae Questel and Gertrude Berg make googoo eyes at a gentleman caller.

Coffeetime, March 22, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Charlie Persip / Right Down Front / Sevens / Bethlehem / 4.2.60
Leo Parker / Rollin’ with Leo / Rollin’ with Leo / Blue Note / 10.12, 20.61
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Clementine (From New Orleans) / Victor / 9.15.27
Mae Questel (“The Betty Boop Girl”)  / The Broken Record / Decca / 1.8.36 / with Red Norvo & his Orchestra
Freddy Jenkins’ Harlem Seven / Swinging ’Em Down (In a Hot Style Don’t You See) / Bluebird / 8.26.35
Hot Lips [Oran] Page & his Orchestra / No Matter Where You Are (When Evening Draws Her Curtain) / Decca / 12.3.40 / vocal = Bea Morton
Margaret Whiting / Moonlight in Vermont / Capitol / Hollywood 2.10.45 / with Billy Butterfield & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Harold Land / Harold in the Land of Jazz / Lydia’s Lament / Contemporary / LA 1.13.58
Benny Golson / Take a Number from 1 to 10 / I Fall in Love Too Easily / Argo / 12.14.60
Morris Lane & his Magic Saxophone / Twilight Time / Scooter / 12.12.52
Bernie Leighton / Piano Contrasts / Beyond the Moon / Mercury / 8.9.46
Freddy Jenkins’ Harlem Seven / I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants) / Bluebird / 8.26.35 / vocal = Kirby Walker & Jasper Thomas]
Big Mama [Willie Mae] Thornton / Laugh, Laugh, Laugh / Peacock / Houston 1955
Danny Kaye / C’est si bon / Rambler auto promo LP / Hollywood 12.63

set 3
Grant Green / Idle Moments / Nomad / Blue Note / 11.4.63
Mills Brothers  / Stop Beatin’ Around the Mulberry Bush / Decca / 2.11.39
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Nightmare; Between a Kiss and a Sigh / radio broadcast / live, Blue Room at the Lincoln Hotel 12.20.38 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Mel Tormé / Blue Moon / Capitol / Hollywood 9.48 / with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra

set 4
André Previn / King Size! / I’ll Remember April / Contemporary / LA 11.26.58
Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca / The Brothers! / Three of a Kind / RCA Victor / 6.25.55
Dinah Washington / Chewin’ Mama Blues; Walking Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45 / with Lucky Thompson’s All Stars
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / If I Had My Druthers / Atco / LA 1961 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May
Southern Sons / I Want Two Wings / Bluebird / 2.23.44

last soulful song
The Impressions / The Fabulous Impressions / 100 LBs of Clay / ABC Records / Chicago 1967