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