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