Friday, November 08, 2019

Put Some Money in the Playlist, ’Cause the Juice is Running Low

Mr. Milton says WMBR’s listeners are number one!

Coffeetime, November 8, 2019, 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
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Lost & Found / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
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
Etta Jones / The Richest Guy in the Graveyard / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J. C. Heard & his Orchestra
Louis Jordan / Put Some Money in the Pot, ’Cause the Juice is Running Low / Aladdin / 4.54

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
Chubby Newsome / Where’s The Money, Honey? / Regal / 2.23.51
Camille Howard / Money Blues / Specialty / Hollywood 2.26.51

set 5
The Toppers / If Money Grew on Trees / Savoy / 1944
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (including Oscar Moore) / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Exclusive / Hollywood 11.47
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47
Ernestine “Annisteen” Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up (’Cause You Can’t Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45
Dean Martin / Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket / Capitol / Hollywood 12.23.53

set 6 (10) (no later than 3:41 !!!!)
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 01, 2019

It’s the Talk of the Playlist

Oscar is rapturous… as are we all.
Coffeetime, November 1, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Messengers / ’S Make It / Waltz for Ruth / Limelight / Hollywood 11.64
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night in Tunisia / Kozo’s Waltz / Blue Note / 8.60
Teddy Wilson Quintet / Memories of You / Musicraft / 1.15.45
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Got a Date with an Angel / Zonophone / London 10.14.31 / vocal = Pat O’Malley
Jesse “Tiny” Kennedy / Early in the Mornin’, Baby / Trumpet / Memphis 9.25.52 / with Elmer, The Disc Jockey Rooster
George Shearing / The George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson / The Nearness of You / Capitol / Hollywood 6.29.60 / vocal = Nancy Wilson

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

set 2
Barry Harris / Preminado / It’s the Talk of the Town / Riverside / 1.19.61
Jon Eardley / Jon Eardley 7 / There’s No You / Prestige / 1.13.56
Lester Young & Harry Edison / It’s the Talk of the Town / Norgran / Hollywood 11.1.55
Connee Boswell / I Can’t Give You Anything but Love / Decca [alt take] / Laren, the Netherlands 8.26.35 / with The Ramblers
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / You’re Everything I Love / AFRS Jubilee radio show No. 26 / Hollywood 3 & 4.43 / vocal = Sonny Woods, with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
The Eligibles / Dearly Beloved / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Leo Wright / Suddenly the Blues / Tali / Atlantic / 1962
Gene Ammons / Live! in Chicago / Sweet Georgia Brown / Prestige / DJ Lounge, Chicago 8.29.61
Howard McGhee / Up in Dodd’s Room / Dial / Hollywood 10.18.46
Maxine Sullivan / I Can’t Get Started with You / International / 1946 / with The New Friends of Rhythm
The Ravens / It’s the Talk of the Town / National [unissued] / 12.13.49
Frank D’Rone / In Person / My One and Only Love / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi / Takin’ a Chance on Love / World Pacific [Pacific Jazz] / Hollywood 1.4.56
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / Tea for Two / Bethlehem / 11.16.54
Les Paul / It’s the Talk of the Town / V-Disc 751B / Hollywood 1947
Georgia White / I’ll Keep Sittin’ on It (If I Can’t Sell It) / Decca / Chicago 5.12.36 / with Les Paul
Fred Astaire / I Love Louisa / from MGM movie, The Band Wagon / Hollywood 1953 / with Oscar Levant
Aretha Franklin / Aretha Now / You Send Me / Atlantic / 1968
Jubalaires / My Trouble is Hard / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Sapphires / Who Do You Love? / Swan / 1963

Friday, October 25, 2019

Just Like a Dog (Barking Up the Wrong Playlist)

Dreamy Hadda and her dreamy shoulders and dreamy diamonds.

Coffeetime, October 25, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / [Consequence] / Slumber / Blue Note / 12.3.65
Prestige All Stars / Olio / Potpourri / Prestige / 2.16.57
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Schubert’s Serenade / V-Disc 756 / c. fall 1941
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Collegiana / Brunswick / 3.2.28 / vocal = Skinny Ennis
The Four Buddies / Sweet Slumber / Savoy / 1.13.51
Sarah Vaughan / After Hours at the London House / Detour Ahead / Mercury / live, London House, Chicago 3.7.58

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

set 2
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / I’ve Never Been in Love Before / Fantasy / Marines Memorial Theater 12.4.54
Ben Webster / Soulville / Soulville / Verve / LA 10.15.57
Hadda Brooks / Schubert’s Serenade in Boogie / Modern / Hollywood 1951
Larry Adler & his Orchestra / Solitude / Regal Zonophone / London 6.35
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / South of the Border / Decca / Hilversum, Holland 5.9.39 / vocal = Hal Yates
Shirley Booth / I’m in the Mood for Love / radio broadcast / Hollywood 1945 / The Danny Kaye Show on CBS
Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton / Just Like a Dog (Barking Up the Wrong Tree) / Peacock / Houston 1957

set 3
Lee Morgan / The Procrastinator / Soft Touch / Blue Note / 10.14.69
Milt Jackon & Ray Charles / Soul Brothers / Blue Funk / Atlantic / 9.12.57
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Sweet Slumber / Decca / 10.19.43 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Dixiaires [Dixieaires] / Keep Me With You / 20th Century Records / 1948

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / You Go to My Head / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding / Kai and Jay, Bennie Green with Strings / Riviera / Prestige / 12.3.54
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / Braggin’ / V-Disc 215B / 1944
Mabel Robinson / Me and My Chauffeur / Decca / 1.20.42
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / You’re a Grand Old Flag / RCA / LA 1957
Dixieaires / Let Me Fly / Exclusive [unissued] / c. 1948

last soulful song
Jay Wiggins / Sad Girl / IPG / 1963



Friday, October 18, 2019

Playliscapade

Mister Wilson, please do advise me on love
Coffeetime, October 18, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Jenkins, Clifford Jordan, Bobby Timmons / Jenkins, Jordan and Timmons / Soft Talk / New Jazz / 7.26.57
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Hot Mallets / Bluebird / 9.11.39
Ruth Etting / Stay as Sweet as You Are / Columbia / 11.21.34
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How ’Bout That / Decca / Chicago 11.15.41
Toni Harper / Toni / Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered / Verve / LA 1.3.56

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

set 2
Bill Hardman / Jackie’s Pal / It Could Happen to You / Prestige / 8.31.56
George Jenkins & his All Stars / Drum Magic / It Had to Be You / Tampa / LA 1955
Art Tatum / Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee 91 / Hollywood c. 6.44 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
 Cliff Jackson & his Crazy Kats / Waiting thru the Night / Radiex / 2.27.30
Golden Gate Quartet / Straighten Up and Fly Right / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee 91 / Hollywood c. 6.44 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Anita Boyer & Her Tomboyers / Blue Skies / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Margie Day with the Griffin Brothers Orchestra / Little Red Rooster / Dot / 1951
Peggy Lee / This Is a Very Special Day / Decca / Hollywood 12.16.52 / with Gordon Jenkins & his Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Ike Quebec / Congo Lament / Blue Note / 1.20.62
Ike Quebec / All the Way / Blue Note [unissued] / 2.5.62
Tommy Douglas & his Orchestra / Hot Sauce / Capitol / Kansas City 5.49
Mildred Bailey / Bugle Woogie / CBS radio transcription, The Mildred Bailey Show / 1943 / with the Delta Rhythm Boys
Claude Thornhill & his Orchestra / I May Be Wrong / radio transcription / 1947 / vocal = Gene Williams
Joe Mooney / Lush Life / The Kid’s a Dreamer / Atlantic / 1958

set 4
Quincy Jones / Harry Arnold + Big Band + Quincy Jones = Jazz! / Meet Benny Bailey / EmArcy / Stockholm spring 1958
Bobby Jaspar / Clarinescapade / Pathé Marconi / 11.12, 14, 20.56
Joe Venuti’s Rhythm Boys / To To Blues / Columbia / 9.10.31
[Sylvester “Big Duke”] Studs Henderson & his Band / I’m Not Fooling / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Frank Sinatra & Marcy McGuire / I Saw You First / RKO movie soundtrack, Higher and Higher / Hollywood 8.24.43
Linda Hayes / Yes! I Know (What You’re Putting Down) / Record in Hollywood / Hollywood 1952
Sewanee Quintet aka Swanee Quintet / Jesus on My Mind / Nashboro / Nashville 1951

last soulful song
Thelma Lindsey / Why Weren't You There / Magic City / Detroit 1967

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Key’s in the Playlist

I really should pull my sock up…

Coffeetime, October 11, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Booker Ervin / The Blues Book / One for Mort / Prestige / 6.30.64
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Minority / Riverside / 12.15.58
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Awful Sad / Brunswick / 10.20.28
Musical Comedy Orchestra aka Rudy Vallée & his Yale Collegians / Salaaming the Rajah / Harmony / 8.30.28
Jack McVea & his All Stars / The Key’s in the Mailbox / Black & White / LA 1.47
Eugenie Baird / Eugenie Baird Sings, Duke’s Boys Play Ellington / Lush Life / Design / 1958

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

set 2
Jimmy Smith / The Sermon! / Flamingo / Blue Note / 2.25.58
Victor Feldman / The Arrival of Victor Feldman / Flamingo / Contemporary / LA 1.21, 22.58
Morris Lane & his Orchestra / September Song / Continental / 1947
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Nasty Man / Victor / 3.5.34 / vocal = The Do-Re-Me Trio
Bing Crosby / Home on the Range / Decca / Hollywood 9.27.33 / with Lennie Hayton’s Orchestra
Herb Jeffries & the Four Tones / Got the Payday Blues / soundtrack, The Bronze Buckaroo / Hollywood 1938
Jimmy Nolen / Wipe Your Tears / Federal / LA 1.5.56

set 3
Art Farmer / Perception / Punsu / Argo / 10.25-27.61
Teddy Edwards / It’s About Time / Sunset Eyes / Pacific Jazz / 8.16.60
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Apollo Jump / Decca / 9.5.41
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) / Victor / 5.31.39 / vocal = The Smoothies
Bill Johnson & his Musical Notes / Let’s Be Sweethearts Again / RCA Victor / 11.8.47
Mose Allison / The Word from Mose / Don’t Forget to Smile / Atlantic / 1965

set 4
Bud Shank / Latin Contrasts / Gershwin Prelude / World-Pacific Records / Hollywood 1959
Barney Kessel / To Swing or Not to Swing / Happy Feeling / Contemporary / LA 7.26.55
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doin’ Things; Goin’ Places / Okeh / 5.4.27
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Flamingo / V-Disc 116B / Hollywood 9.17.41 / vocal = Herb Jeffries
Georgia Carr / Rocks in My Bed / Hallelujah ’Cause I Love Him So / Vee-Jay / 1964
The Trumpeteers / Babylon’s Fallen / Score / 1949

last soulful song
Bettye Swann / I’d Rather Go Blind / Atlantic / 1972





Friday, October 04, 2019

Tired, Broke, and Playlisted

Syreeta: she not only sings, she glows.

Coffeetime, October 4, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Taylor / AT’s Delight / Syeeda’s Song Flute / Blue Note / 8.6.60
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Tenors / Cape Millie / New Jazz / 6.3.59
A Jam Session at Victor / Honeysuckle Rose / Victor / 3.31.37
The Blue Lyres / How Deep Is the Ocean / Regal Zonophone / London 12.1.32
Martha Davis & her Torrid Trio / I Ain’t Gettin’ Any Younger (I Ain’t Gonna Wait Too Long) / Decca / Hollywood 12.26.47
Ella Fitzgerald / It Had to Be You / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

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

set 2
Conte Candoli & Lou Levy / West Coast Wailers / Flamingo / Atlantic / LA 8.17.55
George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers / Enchanted / Jazzland / LA 10.9-10.61
Flip Phillips–Howard McGhee Boptet / My Old Flame / Mercury / LA 10.47
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Alone Together / Bluebird / 1.31.39
Mildred Bailey / I Shoulda Stood in Bed / Vocalion / 11.3.39
The Robins / Around About Midnight / Score / LA 5.27.49
Pee Wee Crayton / I Got News for You / Imperial / New Orleans 1.28.55
Noel Coward / At Las Vegas / Uncle Harry / Columbia / live, Wilber Clark’s Desert Inn, Las Vegas 6.7.55 / with Carlton Hayes & his Orchestra

set 3
Charlie Persip / Right Down Front / Soul March / Bethlehem / 4.2.60
Sal Salvador / Tribute to the Greats / Yardbird Suite / Bethlehem / 6.3-5.57
Charlie Parker / Yardbird Suite / home recording: Chuck Kopely / Hollywood 2.1.147
The Mills Brothers / Fiddlin’ Joe / Banner / 1.25.33
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / This Is It / Bluebird / 1.31.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Bobby Troup & his Trio / Dream of You / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / Flamingo / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Shorty Rogers & his  Giants / The Big Shorty Express / Blues Express / RCA Victor / LA 7.5.56
Emilio Cáceres Trio / I Got Rhythm / Victor / 11.5.37
Floyd Dixon / Tired, Broke, and Busted / Capitol / Hollywood 1952
Juanita Hall / South Pacific soundtrack / Bali Ha’i / Hollywood 1958
Bobby Darin / Love Swings / It Had to Be You / Atco / 1961
Sensational Golden Light Quartet of Philadelphia / When I’ve Gone the Last Mile / Apex / Philadelphia 1949

last soulful song
Syreeta / Syreeta / Keep Him Like He Is / LA 1972



Friday, September 27, 2019

When the Playlist was Young

Wait, fine Strider… exactly how much coffee have you had?

Coffeetime, September 27, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Teddy Edwards / Teddy’s Ready! / Scrapple from the Apple / Contemporary / LA 8.17.60
Cannonball Adderley / The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco / Bohemia After Dark / Riverside / The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 10.18, 20.59
Benny Goodman Quartet / Handful of Keys / Victor / Hollywood 7.30.37
Ruth Etting / It’s Easy to Remember / Columbia / 4.5.35
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Thelma Lou / Specialty / Hollywood 3.18.50
Felicia Sanders / I Wish You Love / When the World was Young / Time / 8.18.54

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

set 2
Harold Mabern / Workin' & Wailin’ / A Time for Love / Prestige / 6.30.69
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Plays / The Nearness of You / Roost / 12.15.55
Ben Webster / Soulville / Ill Wind / Verve / LA 10.15.57
Tram, Bix and Lang / For No Reason at All in C / Okeh / 5.13.27
Blue Lu Barker / That Made Him Mad / Apollo / 11.22.38
Bing Crosby / When the World Was Young / Decca / Hollywood 10.4.51
Ann Cole / I’ve Got Nothing Working Now / Baton / 1957


set 3
Mal Waldron / Mal-1 / Yesterdays / Prestige / 11.9.56
Oscar Pettiford / Bohemia After Dark / Bethlehem / 8.12.55
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra / That’s Right – I’m Wrong / Brunswick 4.28.39 / vocal = Jean Arnold
The Striders / 5 O’Clock Blues; Vamoose / Apollo; Soundie / 3.20.50
David Allen / This Is My Lucky Day / A Swing for Joey / Everest / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Will You Still Be Mine / Verve / LA 1959
Hampton Hawes / Four Real! / Crazeology / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Toni Harper / Here Come the Girls! / I Telephoned, I Telegraphed / Verve / Hollywood 2.14.56 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra
Burt Bacharach / Living Together / Something Big / A&M / Hollywood 1973
The Trumpeteers / This Is a Mean Old World / King / 1.24.50

last soulful song
Ad Libs / Giving Up / Share / 1969

Friday, September 20, 2019

I Married a Playlist

Peggy thinks Dave’s wonderful. (Or maybe it’s his guitar….)

Coffeetime, September 20, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Ande / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Prestige Blues-Swingers / Outskirts of Town / Blues A-Swingin’ / Prestige / 8.29.58
Johnny Guarnieri  / Piano Contrasts / All My Life / EmArcy / 8.17.45
Al Bowlly / Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries / Filmophone / London c. 1.32 / with New Cumberland Dance Orchestra
Ella Johnson / If You Would Only Say You’re Sorry / Mercury / 2.11.55
Audrey Morris / The Voice of Audrey Morris / Glad to Be Unhappy / Bethlehem / Hollywood 7.56 / with Felix Slatkin & the Hollywood String Quartet

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

set 2
Hank Mobley / The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley / I Married an Angel / Savoy / 2.8.56
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Yesterdays / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1951
Louis Prima & his New Orleans Gang / Star Dust / Brunswick / 9.27.34
Luis Russell & his Louisiana Swing Orchestra / My Blue Heaven / Banner / 8.8.34 / vocal = Sonny Woods
Andrew Tibbs / Drinking Ink Splink / Aristocrat / 1947 / with Dave Young’s Orchestra
Matt Dennis / She Dances Overhead / I Married an Angel / RCA / 1955

set 3
The Jazzpickers / For Moderns Only / I Married an Angel / EmArcy / 5.3.57
Horace Parlan / Speakin’ My Piece / Rastus / Blue Note / 7.14.60
Maxwell Davis / Ooh! / Aladdin / LA 9.8.53
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / It’s Swell of You / Brunswick / 4.23.37 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Beavers / Big Mouth Mama / Coral / 1950
Johnny Hartman / The Voice That Is! / Joey, Joey, Joey / Impulse! / 9.22.64

set 4
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / I Love Paris / Fantasy / 1956
Lennie Niehaus / The Octet #2 / Rose Room / Contemporary / Hollywood 2.15.55
Peggy Lee / As Long as I’m Dreaming / Capitol radio transcriptions / Hollywood 4.4.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four
Jackie Wilson / I’ll Be Satisfied / Brunswick / 1959
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / I Married an Angel / Reprise / Hollywood 7.62
Friendly Brothers / You Can’t Even Thumb a Ride  / Vee Jay / 1.59

last soulful song
Jean Wells / Putting the Best on the Outside / Calla / 1967

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