Friday, October 23, 2020

With the Wind and the Playlist in Your Hair: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

Mr. Griffin & Mr. Washington go mad for plaid!

Coffeetime, October 23, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Jazz in Camera / Bande I / unissued movie soundtrack / Paris 7.1958 
Johnny Griffin / The Kerry Dancers / Hush-A-Bye / Riverside / 12.21.61 
Bill Harris & his Septet / Characteristically B.H. / Keynote / 1946 
B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra / I’m Lonely Without You / Victor / 5.26.26 / vocal = The Silver-Masked Tenor [Joseph M. White]
Sherman Brooks & the Blue Tones / Cool Daddy’s Blues / CoCo Records / LA 1957
Mavis Rivers / Hooray for Love / In Love in Vain / Capitol / Hollywood late summer 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Jack Marshall

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

set 2
Bobby Hutcherson / Happenings / Bouquet / Blue Note / 2.8.66 
Cal Tjader / A Night at the Blackhawk / I Hadn’t Anyone Till You / Fantasy / live, Blackhawk, San Francisco 1959 
Red McKenzie & his Rhythm Kings / I’m Building Up to an Awful Let-Down / Decca / 1.20.36 
The Three Peppers [Roy Branker, Bob Bell, Walter Williams] / One Potato / Gotham / Philadelphia 12.1.48
Peggy Lee / A Cottage for Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four Of A Kind and Buddy Cole on celeste! 
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story #3 / No Strings (I’m Fancy Free) / Clef / Hollywood 12.52 / Oscar Peterson on celeste! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Astaire_Story

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Main Stem / Tangerine / Prestige / 8.25.61 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Stem_(album)
Kenny Burrell / A Night at the Vanguard / Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ / Argo / live, Village Vanguard 9.16.59 
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / The Blues Are Brewin’ / Columbia / Chicago 12.12.46
The Robins / If I Didn’t Love You So / Savoy / LA 12.1.49 
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Ev’ry Time / Bethlehem / 11.22.55 

set 4
Don Elliott / Mellophone / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / Bethlehem / 1.19.55 
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Four Winds Blow / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Collette%27s_Swinging_Shepherds
Jimmy Raney / Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer / The Flag Is Up / ABC-Paramount / summer 56 
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Skin Em Back / Decca / 3.1.39 
Dinah Washington / Dinah! / A Cottage for Sale / EmArcy / 1.12.55 / with Hal Mooney Orchestra
The Alphabetical Four / Rock My Soul / Decca / 1.25.40

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / That Girl / Tamla / fall 1981

Friday, October 16, 2020

I Whistle a Happy Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

Bad posture, beautiful music, Mr.Evans.

Coffeetime, October 16, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderly / Somethin’ Else / Bangoon / Blue Note / 3.9.58 
Howard McGhee / Music from “The Connection” / Who Killed Cock Robin? / Felsted / 6.13.60 
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Sono / Capitol Transcription / 3.28.46 item_code=8.120812&catNum=120812&filetype=About%20this%20Recording&language=English
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / The Gentleman Obviously Doesn’t Believe (In Love) / Victor / 7.9.35
Marion Abernathy & The Buddy Banks Orchestra / Ink Splink / Melodisc / LA 1945 
Toni Harper / Toni / Like Someone in Love / Verve / LA 12.29.55 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / Waltz for Debby / My Foolish Heart (Victor Young, Ned Washington) / Riverside / live, Village Vanguard 6.25.61 
Stanley Turrentine / Up at Minton’s, Volume 2 / Come Rain or Come Shine / Blue Note / live, Minton’s Playhouse 2.23.61 
Stéphane Grappelli / The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) / Black Lion / Denham, England 3.19.73 / Alan Clare, piano
Bing Crosby & Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca / Hollywood 7.26.44
Jesse Price & his Orchestra / Sweet Man Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 8.46
The Starlighters / I Whistle a Happy Tune / Capitol / Hollywood 1951
The Spaniels / Automobiles / Vee-Jay [unreleased] / 8.27.59 

set 3
David “Fathead” Newman / Straight Ahead / Night of Nisan / Atlantic / 12.21.60 
Kenny Dorham / Quiet Kenny / Mack the Knife / New Jazz / 11.13.59 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / Sauterne Special / Capitol / Hollywood 11.21.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Can’t Face the Music (Without Singin’ the Blues) / Decca / 3.15.38 / vocal = June Richmond 
The Three Sharps and A Flat / I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman, Ned Washington) / Decca / 1.18.39 
Jackie Paris / That Paris Mood / A Cottage for Sale / Coral / 1954

set 4
Herb Ellis / Nothing But the Blues / Patty Cake / Verve / Hollywood 10.11.57 
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / Love for Sale / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 6.30.59 
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Vol. 2 / Jeru / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 4.29 & 30.53 
June Christy & the Kentones / I Got a Guy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45 / with Dave Barbour on guitar
Andrew Tibbs / I Made a Mistake / M-Pac / 10.65 
Golden Gate Quartet / Atom and Evil / Columbia / 1946

last soulful song
Joshie Jo Armstead / I Got the Vibes / The Gospel Truth / 1973



Friday, October 09, 2020

Je Cherche un Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

The supremely lovely and always entertaining Eartha Kitt.

Coffeetime, October 9, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / It’s Time! / It’s Time / Blue Note / 8.5.64 
Curtis Counce / The Curtis Counce Group / A Fifth for Frank / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56 
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Swingin’ for a Swiss Miss / Pathé Marconi / Paris / 10.18.36
Nat Shilkret & the Victor Orchestra / Dancing with Tears in My Eyes (Bailando con Lagrimas en los Ojos) / Victor / 1930 / vocal = Frank Munn
Johnny Otis & his Orchestra / Get Together Blues / Savoy / LA 11.10.49 / vocal = Little Esther & Junior 
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis / The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael & Ned Washington) / Verve / Hollywood 8.16.56 

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

set 2
Jimmy Hamilton / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / The Nearness of You / Everest / LA 1960 ]
Red Garland / Red Alone / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) / Prestige Moodsville / 4.2.60 
Jimmy Giuffre / The Easy Way / Come Rain or Come Shine / Verve / Chicago 8.6 & 7.59 
Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) & his Hot Combination / Since I Found You / Perfect / 12.25
Slim [Gaillard] and Slam [Stewart] / Jump Session / Vocalion / 8.17.38
Trixie Smith / Jack, I’m So Mellow / Decca / 5.26.38 
Eartha Kitt / Je Cherche un Homme (I Want a Man) / RCA Victor / 1955 / Henri René’s Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Baby Face Willette / Stop and Listen / Work Song / Blue Note / 5.22.61 
Stanley Turrentine / Look Out! / Little Sheri / Blue Note / 6.18.60 
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra / I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) (Hoagy Carmichael) / Victor / 1.20.39 / vocal = Bea Wain 
Ink Spots / Do You Feel That Way, Too? / Decca / 3.5.47 
James Brown / Soul on Top / That’s My Desire / King / 1969 

set 4
Cal Tjader / Cal Tjader Quartet / Miss Wiggins / Fantasy / Hollywood 5.24.56 
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Vol. 2 / The Nearness of You / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 4.29 & 30.53 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Blue Can You Get? / RCA Victor / 1949 / vocal = Charles Brown
Ann Cole / Smilin’ Through / Timely / 1954
Peggy Lee / In Love Again! / I’ve Got Your Number / Capitol / Hollywood 10.30.63 
Four Internes / Who Will Your Captain Be / Federal / 1954

last soulful song
The Lollipops / Step Aside Baby / Impact / Detroit 1966



Friday, October 02, 2020

You Must Have Been a Beautiful Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 23

Let Teddy Pendergrass take your mind off everything!

Coffeetime, October 2, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Candy / C.T.A. / Blue Note / 2.2.58 
Sonny Clark / Dial S for Sonny / Shoutin’ on a Riff / Blue Note / 11.10.57 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Rose Room / Decca / 9.4.34 
Whispering Jack Smith / All By Yourself in the Moonlight / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 12.28.28
Jimmy Rushing / My Baby’s Business / Excelsior / Hollywood 9.13.45 / with Johnny Otis, his Drums & his Orchestra
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Lonelyville / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

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

set 2
Hank Mobley / The Turnaround / The Good Life / Blue Note / 3.7.63 
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, Volume 1 / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / live, Café Bohemia 5.31.56 
Carroll Gibbons & his New Mayfair Orchestra / Dream Mother / Bluebird / London 7.11.29
King Oliver & his Orchestra / The Trumpet’s Prayer / Victor / 2.1.29 
Ciro Rimac's Rumba-Orchester / E Bom Parar / Telefunken / Berlin 11.18.37 / vocal = Bibi Miranda
Red Norvo & his Orchestra / You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby / Brunswick / 9.28.34 / vocal = The Three Ickeys (Terry Allen, Mildred Bailey, and Red Norvo)
Jack Cassidy / With Love from Hollywood / Niña (Cole Porter) / Columbia / 1958
Buddy Guy / You Sure Can’t Do / Artistic / 1959

set 3
Wes Montgomery / Movin’ Along / Movin’ Along / Riverside / 10.12.60 
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / For Spee’s Sake / Blue Note / 10.10.62 
Allen Eager with the Be Bop Boys / Donald Jay / 7.15.47
Frank Sinatra / Time After Time / Columbia / Hollywood 10.24.46 / with Axel Stordahl & Orchestra; for the movie It Happened in Brooklyn
The Moonglows / Blue Velvet / Chess / 1956
Mel Tormé & his Mel-Tones / A Stranger in Town / Decca / Hollywood 10.5.44 

set 4
Benny Carter / Aspects / Something for October / United Artists / LA late summer 1958 
Howard Roberts / Something’s Cookin’ / People / Capitol / Hollywood 8.1, 2.64 
Lyle Murphy / Four Saxophones in Twelve Tones / I Only Have Eyes for You / GNP / Hollywood 11.3.54 
King Cole Trio / Rose Room / Capitol / Hollywood 7.18.52
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / I Wish I Were Twins / Victor / 5.16.34 
Goree Carter & his Hepcats / I’ll Send You / Freedom / Houston c. 5.49
Vikki Carr / Color Her Great / I’ve Got Your Number (Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh) / Liberty / 1963
The Radio Four /Building a Home / Nashboro / Nashville 1958

last soulful song
Teddy Pendergrass / Love Language / You’re My Choice Tonight (Choose Me) / Asylum / 1984
Building a Home / Nashboro / Nashville 1958




Friday, September 25, 2020

CT092520final -- Leave Me a Playlist or Two: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 22

Ramona & her Grand Piano…and hat!

Coffeetime, September 25, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Johnny’s Blue / Blue Note / 8.14.60 
Curtis Fuller / Volume 3 / Quantrale / Blue Note / 12.1.57 
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Take a Good Look at Mine / Victor / Chicago 1.14.29 / vocal = Harold Stokes 
T-Bone Walker / That’s Better for Me / Black & White / LA 11.6.47
Anita O’Day / Anita O’Day & the Three Sounds / My Ship / Verve / 10.12–15.62 

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Today and Now / Love Song from “Apache” (composer David Raksin) / Impulse! / 9.9.62 
Duke Ellington / Blues in Orbit / Sentimental Lady / Columbia / LA 12.2.59 
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown with Strings / Laura (composer David Raksin) / EmArcy / 1.18–20.55 
Charley Skeete’s Orchestra / Tampeekoe / Edison / 6.8.26 
Ramona & her Grand Piano / Stay Out of My Dreams / Victor / 4.19.33 
Floyd Dixon & his Band / Let’s Dance / Peacock [Aladdin] / Houston 1949
The Ravens / September Song / National / 9.47
Tom Jones / The Body and Soul of Tom Jones / Ain’t No Sunshine / Parrot / LA 1973

set 3
Jack McDuff / Tough ’Duff / Yeah, Baby / Prestige / 7.12.60 
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Midnight Blue / EmArcy / 5.2.57 / with Hank Jones on celeste
Serge Chaloff Sextette / Gabardine and Serge / Savoy / 3.5.47 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Since My Best Girl Turned Me Down / Decca / 12.17.34 / vocal trio = Sy Oliver, Eddie Tompkins, & Willie Smith 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / All I Need Is You / Columbia / 5.14.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Frankie Laine / (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / Mercury / LA 4.23.49 / with Carl Fischer & his Orchestra

set 4
Sam Most / I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / Rose Room / Bethlehem / 1955 
Sal Salvador / Shades of Sal Salvador / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Bethlehem / 1957 
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Hell’s Bells and Hallelujah / Regal Zonophone / London 9.20.34 
Kay Starr / Leave Me a Memory or Two / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1948
Linda Hopkins / Baby Please Come Home / Savoy / San Francisco / 5.10.51
The Trumpeteers / Handwriting on the Wall / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Tommie Young / She Don’t Have to See You (To See Through You) / Soul Power / 1972





Friday, September 18, 2020

The Whole World Is a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 21

Miriam Makeba sings Chove Chuva in Stockholm
It’s raining Miriam Makeba!

Coffeetime, September 18, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Prestige All Stars / Earthy / Dayee / Prestige / 1.25.57 
Bernie Cummins & his New Yorker Hotel Orchestra / Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder / Victor / 5.12.30 / vocal = Paul Small 
Calvin Boze / Satisfied / Score / LA 8.15.49 
Blossom Dearie / My Gentleman Friend / Someone to Watch Over Me / Verve / 5.21 & 22.59

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

set 2
Yusef Lateef / The Golden Flute / (I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance with You / Impulse! / 6.15 & 16.66 h
Barry Harris / Listen to Barry Harris… Solo Piano / Body and Soul / Prestige / 12.7.60 
Don Byas / September Song / Savoy / 8.21.46
Carl Kress / Love Song / Decca / 7.26.39 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / My Hi De Ho Man / Decca / 10.27.36
Erline “Rock and Roll” Harris / Rock and Roll Blues / De Luxe / 1949
Danny Kaye / Danny Kaye Sings Selections from the Samuel Goldwyn Technicolor Production Hans Christian Andersen / No Two People / Decca / Hollywood 1952 / duet with Jane Wyman
Ken Nordine / Colors / Chartreuse / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
Miriam Makeba / Makeba Sings! / Chove-Chuva / RCA Victor / 1964 

set 3
John Coltrane / Settin’ the Pace / If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You / Prestige / 3.26.58 
Tadd Dameron & his Orchestra ‎/ John’s Delight / Capitol / 4.21.49 
Vaughn Monroe & his Orchestra / Beware, My Heart! / RCA Victor / 1947 / with The Moon Maids; from the United Artists film Carnegie Hall 
The Brown Dots (aka The Four Tunes aka The Sentimentalists) / It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight / Manor / 1946 
Jerry Orbach / Off Broadway / Try to Remember / MGM / 1962

set 4
Mel Lewis / Mel Lewis/6 / Grey Flannel /  Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Marty Paich / Jazz for Relaxation / Lullaby of the Leaves / Tampa / Hollywood 1956 
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Bobby “Blue” Bland / That’s the Way Love Is / Duke / Memphis 1963
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / I’m With You / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55 
Ken Nordine / Colors / Rosey / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
The Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41 / lead = William Langford

last soulful song
The Newcomers / The Whole World Is a Picture Show / Truth Records / 1974



Friday, September 04, 2020

Just a Lady with a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Bing’s got his eye on Ethel.

Coffeetime, September 4, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Poppin’ / Poppin’ / Blue Note / 10.20.57
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Mellow D / Blue Note / 1.31.59
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Stratosphere / Decca / 9.4.34
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / In the Evening / Victor / Detroit 3.27.24
The California Ramblers / I’m Just Wild about Animal Crackers / Columbia / 6.7.26 / vocal = Frank Harris aka Irving Kaufman
Tiny Grimes Quintette / I’ll Always Love You Just the Same / Savoy / 9.15.44
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook / Lush Life / Verve / Hollywood 6.27.57 / with Oscar Peterson on piano

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

set 2
Frank Wess / The Frank Wess Quartet / It’s So Peaceful in the Country / Prestige Moodsville / 5.9.60
Stan Getz / Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio / Ballad Medley: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered; I Don't Know Why (I Just Do); How Long Has This Been Going On?; I Can't Get Started; Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Verve / Hollywood 10.10.57
Mary Lou Williams / Mary-Lou Williams Et Ses Formations / I Made You Love Paris / Le Club Français Du Disque / Paris 1954 / piano solo
Georgia White / I’m Blue and Lonesome / Decca / 4.1.38 / with Lonnie Johnson, guitar
Bing Crosby / Do You Ever Think of Me / Decca / Hollywood 7.23.40 / with The Merry Macs
Pee Wee Crayton / Wondering Why / Imperial [unissued] / New Orleans 4.14.55 / with Dave Bartholomew’s Band
Mary Wells / The Two Sides of Mary Wells / The Boy from Ipanema / Atco / 1966

set 3
Milt Jackson / Jazz ’n’ Samba / I Love You / Impulse! / 8.7.64
Ike Quebec / It Might As Well Be Spring / Easy, Don’t Hurt / Blue Note / 12.9.61
Tiny Grimes & his Rocking Highlanders / Marie / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1950
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / Brunswick / 10.11.38 / vocal = Ginny Simms & Harry Babbitt
Delta Rhythm Boys / Nobody Knows / Atlantic / 1950
Don Nelson / The Wind / The Wind / The Wind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57

set 4
Lou Levy / A Most Musical Fella / How About You / RCA Victor / LA 1.57
Frank Rosolino / Frank Rosolino Quintet / Tuffy / Mode / LA 6.57
Les Paul / Blue Skies / Decca / LA 12.14.44
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Too Tired / RPM / LA 1955
Ethel Merman / Merman in Vegas / Just a Lady with a Song; I Got Rhythm / Reprise / live, Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas 1961
Golden Gate Quartet / Everything Moves by the Grace of God / Charlotte, NC 2.2.39

last soulful song
Mary Wells / Mary Wells Sings My Guy / He’s the One I Love / Motown / Detroit 1964

Friday, August 28, 2020

One Sleepy Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Lovely Doris treats Uncle Max to tea.

Coffeetime, August 28, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli / Full Count / Bethlehem / LA 7.26.55
Elmo Hope / Featuring Harold Land ‎– Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land / Vaun-Ex / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.31.57
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Chris and His Gang / Vocalion / 6.3.37
St. Louis Levee Band / Soap Suds / Okeh / St. Louis 5.12.26 / with Jelly Roll Morton, leader, piano
Ben Bernie & his Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Crazy Rhythm / Brunswick / 4.6.28 / vocal = Ben & Dave Bernie plus Maxwell & Raymond Covert 
Helen Humes / They Raided the Joint / Decca / 1952
Nancy Wilson / Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley / The Masquerade Is Over / Capitol / 6.27 & 29.61

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

set 2
Shelly Manne / 2-3-4 / Slowly / Impulse! / 2.5.62
Wes Montgomery / The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Riverside / 1.28.60
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Two Sleepy People / MGM / 12.8.60
Coleman Hawkins / Blue Moon / [Swing] / Paris 3.2.35 / with Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli, Michel Warlop et son Orchestre
Leslie A. “Hutch” Hutchinson / The Little Things to Do / Parlophone / London 1930
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Jive (Page One of the Hepster’s Dictionary) / Vocalion / 8.30.38
Doris Day / Tea for Two [10 inch EP “Songs from the Warner Bros. Technicolor production”] / Crazy Rhythm / Columbia / Hollywood 1950 / with Gene Nelson ("dance effects & songs") & the Page Cavanaugh Trio
Sammy Davis Jr. & Carmen McRae / Boy Meets Girl / Tea for Two / Decca / 2.18 & 19.57

set 3
Bobby Timmons / Born to Be Blue / Born to Be Blue / Riverside / 9.10.63 
Curtis Fuller / Blues-ette / Twelve-Inch / Savoy / 5.21.59 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues-ette
Fats Navarro / Go / Prestige / 9.20.49
Jo Stafford / Love Is Just Around the Corner / V-Disc 328B / LA 7.27.44 / with the Pied Pipers; originally recorded for the radio program Chesterfield Music Shop
Ormonde Wilson & the Basin Street Boys / This Will Make You Laugh / Leda / 1950
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / Blue Moon / Reprise / Hollywood 8.4.64

set 4
Dave Brubeck Octet / Distinctive Rhythm Instrumentals / The Way You Look Tonight / Fantasy / San Francisco 7.50 
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / Steve Allen Theme / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18 & 9.58
Oscar Moore / This Will Make You Laugh / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Two Sleepy People / Bluebird / 10.13.38
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / Decca / Hollywood 12.9.40
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / Lonesome Polecat / Atco / LA 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May
Friendly Brothers / You Can’t Even Thumb a Ride  / Vee- Jay / 1.59

last soulful song
The 5 Stairsteps / O-o-h Child / Buddah / 1970



Friday, August 21, 2020

Playlist in the Desert: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 20

Oscar Brown, Jr —not Oscar Brand! — tells the story, excellently, of Teddy Edwards

Coffeetime, August 21, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Scoochie / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Prestige All Stars / Olio / Potpourri / Prestige / 2.16.57
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Dusk in the Desert / Brunswick / 9.24.37
Leo Reisman & his Orchestra / What Is This Thing Called Love? / Victor / 1.20.30 / vocal = Lewis Conrad
Wynonie Harris / Somebody Changed the Lock on My Door / Apollo / 10.45 / with Jack McVea & his All Stars
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) / Verve / LA 1.8.57

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

set 2
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / These Foolish Things / Blue Note / 10.14.58
Billy Taylor / Taylor Made Jazz / Can You Tell By Looking At Me / Argo / Chicago 11.17.59
Howard McGhee’s Be-Boppers / Denise / Esquire / Paris 5.18.48
Eddie Lang / Jeannine, I Dream of Lilac Time / Okeh / 9.27.28 / with Frank Signorelli, piano
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Dream Man (Make Me Dream Some More) / 11.7.34
Jane Russell / Let’s Put Out the Lights / Two Sleepy People / Columbia / Hollywood 1947 / “assisted by” Bob Lowery
Lena Horne / From This Moment On / RCA Victor / 4.4.56 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orchestra

set 3
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Summertime / New Jazz / 5.3.60
René Thomas / Meeting Mister Thomas / Wonderful, Wonderful / Barclay / Paris 3.23.63
Charlie Parker / Perhaps / Savoy / 9.24.48
The Basin Street Boys / Near to You / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson’s Orchestra
Dorothy Shay / Dorothy Shay the Park Avenue Hillbilly Sings / With a Little Indiscretion / Columbia / 1947
Frank Sinatra / Close to You and More / The End of a Love Affair / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / arranged by Nelson Riddle

set 4
Teddy Edwards / The Cellar Dweller / live, Jazz Scene USA / LA 1962 / host = Oscar Brown, Jr.
Barney Kessel / Carmen / Like, There’s No Place Like… / Contemporary / LA 12.19.58
Shorty Rogers & André Previn and their Orchestra / It’s De-Lovely / RCA Victor / Hollywood 9.14.54
King Cole Trio / Laura / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Bing Crosby / (Running Around in Circles) Getting Nowhere / Decca / Hollywood 1945 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Otis Redding / Pain in My Heart / You Send Me / Atco / 1964
The Trumpeteers / There’s a Man in Jerusalem / Score / Baltimore 5.9.50

last soulful song
Joe Bataan / Singin’ Some Soul / Cowboys to Girls / 1969

Friday, August 14, 2020

Slå Dej Lös och Ta en Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 19

Aw, Van, don’t look so grumpy. Gene’s about to sing and dance!

Coffeetime, August 14, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / From This Moment On / Prestige / 5.17.57
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown and Max Roach / Parisian Thoroughfare / EmArcy / Hollywood 8.54
Bernard Peiffer & his St. Germain des Prés Orchestra / Le Most / Paris, Je T’Aime / Blue Star / Paris 1.14.54
Benny Goodman Sextet / I’ve Found a New Baby / Victor / 1.15.41
Noël Coward / Mary Make Believe / HMV / London 5.28 / with the New Mayfair Orchestra & Carroll Gibbons
Myra Taylor / Tell Your Best Friend Nothin’ / Mercury / 10.31.46 / with Jimmy Keith’s Orchestra
Trudy Richards / Crazy in Love! / What Is There to Say? / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / with Billy May & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Tadd Dameron / Mating Call / Soultrane / Prestige / 11.30.56
McCoy Tyner / Today and Tomorrow / When Sunny Gets Blue / Impulse! / 6.4.63
Django Reinhardt et Ses Rythmes / Manoir de Mes Rêves / Blue Star / Paris 3.10.53
Danny Polo / Mr. Polo Takes a Solo / Decca / 10.1.37 / with Eddie MacCauley, piano
Adrian’s Ramblers [Adrian Rollini] / I Wish I Were Twins / Brunswick / 5.3.34 / vocal = Ella Logan
Ella Logan / Exactly Like You / Columbia [unissued] / LA 9.4.41 / with the Spirits of Rhythm
Connee Boswell & Bing Crosby / Tea for Two / An Apple for the Teacher / Decca / Hollywood 1952
Tammi Terrell / Almost Like Being in Love / live, The Roostertail, Detroit 8.27.67

set 3
Gene Ammons / Velvet Soul / A Stranger in Town / Prestige / 9.5.62
Ray Bryant / Lonesome Traveler / Wild Is the Wind [piano solo] / Cadet / 9.66
Lester Young / Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio / Almost Like Being in Love / Norgran / 11.28.52
The Three Keys / Oh By Jingo! (Oh By Gee, You’re the Only Girl for Me) / Brunswick / 4.6.33 / more about Oh By Jingo! 
Sten Axelssons Orkester / Slå Dej Lös o ch Ta’Semester / Odeon / Stockholm 1939 / vocal = Bo Hallman
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Sings / The Things We Did Last Summer / Clef / 1954

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi  / Sleepy Slept Here (Santa Monica) / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 2.10 & 13.56
Buddy Collette / Man of Many Parts / Frenesi / Contemporary / LA 2.24.56
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / If Love Is Good to Me / Capitol / 1958
King Cole Trio / Blue and Sentimental / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.24.47
Mildred Bailey / The Mildred Bailey Show, CBS radio / There'll Be Some Changes Made / radio transcription / early 40s / with the Delta Rhythm Boys
Gene Kelly / Almost Like Being in Love / soundtrack to Brigadoon / Hollywood 1955
Dixie Hummingbirds / Didn’t It Rain / broadcast, Jubilee Showcase / live, Chicago 1964

last soulful song
Ann Sexton & The Masters Of Soul / You’ve Been Gone Too Long / Impel [Seventy Seven] / Shelby, North Carolina 1971



Friday, August 07, 2020

A Tiny Little Voice (In a Tiny Little Playlist): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 18

Happy reflections on Judy Canova.
Coffeetime, August 7, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / [Just Coolin’] / M&M / Blue Note / 3.8.59
Lee Morgan / Indeed! / Roccus / Blue Note / 11.4.56
Benny Goodman & his Sextet / Breakfast Feud / Columbia / 12.19.40
Isham Jones Orchestra / I Wish I Were Twins / World Program Service Transcription / 4.1.34 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Linda Hopkins / Me and Dirty Blues / Savoy / San Francisco 5.10.51
Audrey Morris / Bistro Ballads / Where Are You? / X / Chicago spring 1955

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

set 2
Sonny Criss / Mr. Blues Pour Flirter / Day Dream / Brunswick / Paris 4.22.63
Kenny Drew / Undercurrent / Ballade / Blue Note / 12.11.60
Wardell Gray / Hey There / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1.19.55
Cleo Brown / Pelican Stomp / Decca / 5.20.35
Herman Kenin’s Ambassador Hotel Orchestra / He’s a Good Man to Have Around / Victor / Culver City, CA 4.26.29
Tab Smith, His Fabulous Alto & Orchestra / My Baby / United / Chicago 4.15.53 l
Judy Canova / A Tiny Little Voice (In a Tiny Little Prayer) / Decca / Hollywood 10.9.44 / with Charles Dant Orchestra
Jackie & Roy / Double Take / Let’s Get Away from It All / Columbia / 1961

set 3
Vince Guaraldi / In Person / On Green Dolphin Street / Fantasy / The Trident Jazz Club, Sausalito, CA 12.4.62
Gene Ammons / All Star Sessions / New Blues Up and Down / Prestige / 3.5.50
Fats Navarro / Move / Dial / 11.29.48 http://csis.pace.edu/~varden/navarro/discog.html
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Away from It All / Victor / 2.17.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines, & the Pied Pipers
The Ravens / Sylvia / National / 1.27.49
Frankie Laine / Mr. Rhythm / A Hundred Years from Today / Columbia / 1951 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

set 4
Howard Roberts / H.R. Is a Dirty Guitar Player! / One Note Samba / Capitol / Hollywood 1963
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / In the Land of Hi Fi / Love is Just Around the Corner / EmArcy / 11.11.55
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Jazz Song Book / Let’s Get Away from It All / Coral / 1960
Hattie McDaniel / I Thought I’d Do It / Okeh / Chicago 12.14.27 / with Tiny Parham, piano
King Cole Trio / You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 1.45
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Herb Alpert Presents / One Note Samba / A&M / LA 1966
Alphabetical Four / I Just Can’t Help From Crying Sometimes / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Shalamar / Make That Move / Solar / 1980

Friday, July 31, 2020

On the Bumpy Road to Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 17

It’s easy to look up to Ben Webster.

Coffeetime, July 31, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley, et al / The Prestige All Stars – Tenor Conclave / Tenor Conclave / Prestige / 9.7.56
Ben Webster / The Soul of Ben Webster / Ev’s Mad / Verve / 7.58
Tiny Parham & his Musicians / Squeeze Me / Victor / Chicago 11.4.30
Dick Robertson & his Orchestra / Getting Some Fun Out of Life / Decca / 10.7.37
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / It’s a Great, Great Pleasure / Decca / 8.18.50
Annie Ross / Sings a Song with Mulligan! / Let There Be Love / World Pacific / 9.25.58 / the video I mentioned

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

set 2
Horace Parlan / Headin’ South / Prelude to a Kiss / Blue Note / 12.6.60
Flip Phillips / Collates / By the Lazy River / Mercury / 2.49
Charlie Ventura & his Sextet / I’m in the Mood for Love / Imperial / LA 5.46
Adrian Rollini Quartet / On the Bumpy Road to Love / Vocalion / 6.23.38 / vocal = The Tune Twisters
Ernie Fields & his Orchestra / T-Town Blues / Vocalion / 1939 / vocal = Melvin Moore
The Griffin Brothers / I’m Gonna Jump in the River / Dot / 1952 / vocal = Margie Day
Astrud Gilberto / Windy / Crickets Sing for Anamaria (Os Grillos) / Verve / 1969  / cover portrait by Howard Terpning

set 3
Bobby Hutcherson / Dialogue / Idle While / Blue Note / 4.3.65
Grant Green / Grant’s First Stand / Baby’s Minor Lope / Blue Note / 1.28.61
The Stars of Modern Jazz / Move / Christmas Voice of America broadcast / live, Carnegie Hall 12.25.49
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Getting Some Fun Out of Life / Victor / 10.12.37 / vocal = Edythe Wright
The Robins / I’m Through / Savoy / LA 2.13.50
Mel Tormé / ¡Olé Tormé! – Mel Tormé Goes South of the Border with Billy May / Frenesi / Verve / LA 3.21.59

set 4
Wes Montgomery / The Wes Montgomery Trio / Ecaroh / Riverside / 10.5, 6.59
Chuck Wayne / S.S. Cool / Progressive / 4.13.53
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Frenesi / Victor / Hollywood 3.3.40
Mamie Smith / Keep a Song in Your Soul / Okeh / 2.19.31
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Ben E. King / Spanish Harlem / Frenesi / Atco / 1960
The Kelly Brothers / I’ve Been Striving So Long / Federal / 1960

last soulful song
Dottie & Millie / Talkin’ About My Baby / Topper / Detroit 1966

Friday, July 24, 2020

I’ve Got That Lovin’ Bug Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 16

Lynn’s got some side eye for ya, Ray…

Coffeetime, July 24, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Tina Brooks / One for Myrtle / Blue Note [unissued] / 3.2.61
Paul Quinichette / For Basie / Texas Shuffle / Prestige / 10.18.57
Horace Henderson & his Orchestra / Shufflin’ Joe / Vocalion / 2.27.40
Jackie Taylor & his Orchestra / That’s What I Like About You / Victor / 7.20.30 / vocal = The Boswell Sisters
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / What’s the Use / Specialty / Hollywood summer 1947
Dinah Washington / Darn That Dream / EmArcy / LA 8.14.54 [Harold Land opening on tenor]

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

set 2
Sonny Stitt &  Paul Gonsalves / Salt and Pepper / Stardust / Impulse! / 9.5.63
Willie “The Lion” Smith / Accent on Piano / Through for the Day / Urania / 1957
Glen Oswald’s Serenaders / Oh, Peter / Victor / LA 6.16.24
Red Nichols & his Orchestra / Keep a Song in Your Soul / Brunswick / 2.19.31 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Bill “Bojangles” Robinson / Keep a Song in Your Soul / Brunswick / 5.27.31
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Forty-Second Street / Brunswick / 12.7.32 / vocal = Skinnay Ennis
T-Bone Walker / It’s a Low Down Dirty Deal / Black & White / Hollywood 12.46 / with the Al Killian Quintet
The Mellows / You’re Gone / Candlelight / 10.56

set 3
John Coltrane / Settin’ the Pace / I See Your Face Before Me / Prestige / 3.26.58
Brother Jack McDuff / Screamin’ / I Cover the Waterfront / Prestige / 10.23.62
Will Bradley & his Orchestra / I’m Tired of Waiting for You / Columbia / 7.23.41 / vocal = Lynn Gardner & Ray McKinley
The 4 Vagabonds / Murder, He Says / Standard transcription / LA 1943
Bob Dorough / Devil May Care / Midnight Sun / Bethlehem / 10.56

set 4
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Volume 6 / Mad at the World / Contemporary / Hollywood 2.22.55
Bud Shank / Shank’s Pranks / Jasmine / Nocturne / Hollywood 3.25.54
Jack Montrose / By Jack Montrose with Bob Gordon / Have You Met Miss Jones / Atlantic / Hollywood 5.11, 12.55
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Eartha Kitt / Down to Earth / I’ve Got That Lovin’ Bug Itch / RCA Victor / LA 1955 / with the Henri René Orchestra [René, ts, p, Doc Severinsen t, Urbie Green tb, Walt Levinsky cl, Al Caiola g, unknown rest]
Bobby Darin / Once Upon a Time / BBC broadcast / Palladium Theatre, London, live 11.66 [hat tip to Paul Sherman ]
Golden Gate Quartet / Bye and Bye Little Children / Bluebird / 11.15.38 [last week by the Trumpeteers]

last soulful song
Ollie & the Nightingales / You’re Leaving Me / Stax / Memphis 1969





Friday, July 17, 2020

I See Your Playlist Before Me: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 15

I enjoy… the superior talent of Pat Suzuki!
Coffeetime, July 17, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Oliver Nelson / Main Stem / Latino / Prestige / 8.25.61
Zoot Sims / Down Home / There’ll Be Some Changes Made / Bethlehem / 6.7.60
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Rock-A-Bye Basie / Lang-Worth Transcription / 1.10.44 / featuring Buddy Tate on tenor
Ambrose & his Orchestra / I’m on a Diet of Love / Decca / London 2.18.30 / vocal = Sam Browne
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / You Had Better Change Your Ways / Decca / 12.9.47 / vocal = Arthur Prysock
Carmen McRae / This Will Make You Laugh / Decca / 6.14.55

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

set 2
Horace Parlan / Up & Down / Lonely One / Blue Note / 6.18.61
Barry Harris / Listen to Barry Harris… Solo Piano / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Riverside / 12.7.60
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / I See Your Face Before Me / Blue Note / 6.18.65
Cliff Edwards / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Melotone / 10.19.34 / with the Eton Boys
Mildred Bailey & her Orchestra / I See Your Face Before Me / Vocalion / 1.10.38
Lowell Fulsom / I Took  a Long Time / Checker / Chicago 1959
Etta James / Call My Name / It’s All Right / Cadet / Chicago 12.66

set 3
Duke Pearson / Honey Buns / New Girl / Atlantic / 5.24–25.65
Buck Clayton / Buck and Buddy Blow the Blues / Rompin’ at Red Bank / Prestige Swingville / 9.15.61
Fats Navarro / Barry’s Bop / Savoy / 12.5.47
Savannah Churchill & the Sentimentalists / I Want to Be Loved (But Only by You) / Manor / 12.46 / The Sentimentalists were comprised of the Brown Dots and later became the Four Tunes
The Striders / Make My Coffee Black / Video Varieties short / 5.18.49
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / I See Your Face Before Me / Bethlehem / 10.55

set 4
Barney Kessel / Breakfast at Tiffany’s / The Big Heist / Reprise / LA 1961
Hampton Hawes / Four! / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Contemporary / LA 1.27.58
André Previn Trio / California Clipper / Sunset / Hollywood 10.13.45 [Previn p, Dave Barbour g, John Simmons b]
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Gay Crosse & his Good Humor Six / Light Up and Relax / Capitol / Hollywood 1.18.49
Pat Suzuki / I Enjoy Being a Girl / Ed Sullivan Show / 1.18.59
The Trumpeteers / By and By / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Dee Dee Sharp / He’s No Ordinary Guy / Cameo / 1964





Friday, July 10, 2020

Mama, I Wanna Make Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 14

Mas que nada, baby…
Coffeetime, July 10, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Goin’ Up Up Up / A Peck a Sec / Blue Note / 11.6.60
Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce / Jazz Lab / Over the Rainbow / Columbia / 2.5.57
Boyd Raeburn & his Orchestra / Magic Is the Moonlight / transcription / 1944 /  arranged by Johnny Mandel
Clicquot Club Eskimo Orchestra / At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home) / Columbia / 2.25.27 / vocal = Tom Stacks / Clicquot Club history by descendent of inventor; more about Clicquot Club from a bottle collector
The Robins / Around about Midnight / Score / LA 5.27.49
Dakota Staton / More Than the Most! / The Crazy Things We Do / Capitol / 1959 / arranged & conducted by Sid Feller

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

set 2
Red Garland / When There Are Grey Skies / Sonny Boy / Prestige / 10.9.62
Junior Mance / Happy Time / Azure-té / Jazzland / 6.20.62
Urbie Green / Urbie: East Coast Jazz, Volume 6 / On Green Dolphin Street / Bethlehem / 1.19.55 
Teddy Wilson / Moonlight on the Ganges / Musicraft / 11.19.46
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Mama, I Wanna Make Rhythm / Variety / 8.31.37
Pee Wee Crayton / When It Rains, It Pours / Aladdin / LA 11.5.51 [Austin McCoy p, Red Callendar b, Lee Young d]
Nancy Walker / Wonderful Town / Ya Got Me / Decca / 1953
Faye Adams / Crazy Mixed Up World / Herald / 1954

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Nocturne / Azure-té / Prestige Moodsville 13 / 8.23.60
Bill Jennings / Enough Said! / Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu) / Prestige / 8.21.59
Dizzy Gillespie / Tin Tin Deo / Savoy / 3.1.51
Harlan Leonard & his Rockets / Dig It / Bluebird / Chicago 11.13.40 / vocal = Myra Taylor
Delta Rhythm Boys / I’d Rather Be Wrong Than Blue / Decca / 2.1.50
Ray Bolger & Eileen Herlie / All American / Once Upon a Time / Columbia / 1962

set 4
Art Pepper / Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section / Tin Tin Deo / Contemporary / LA 1.19.57
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Fire One / Mode / Hollywood 6.5.57
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
Jorge Ben / Samba Esquevo Novo / Mas Que Nada / Phillips / Rio de Janeiro 1963
Swanee Quintet / Oh Yes He Will / Nashboro / Nashville 1961

last soulful song
Lee Williams & the Cymbals / It’s Everything About You (That I Love) / Carnaval / 1968



Friday, July 03, 2020

A Playlist, A Piccolo, and You: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 13

Buck & Bubbles bring life to sheet music!
Coffeetime, July 3, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Afrodisia / Blue Note / 3.29.55
Pepper Adams / The Cool Sounds of Pepper Adams / Like What Is This? / Regent / 11.19.57
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Shoemaker’s Holiday / Vocalion / 2.7.39
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / A Bungalow, A Piccolo, and You / Columbia / London 1932 / vocal = Val Rosing
Buck & Bubbles / Have You Got Any Castles Baby / from the Warner Brothers movie Varsity Show / Hollywood 1937  -- > I forgot to back announce them last week!
Floyd Dixon / Long Distance Blues / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 1950 / vocal = Mari Jones
Helen Humes / Songs I Like to Sing! / Imagination / Contemporary / 8.8.60

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

set 2
Doug Watkins / Soulnik / Imagination / New Jazz / 5.17.60
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Skylark / Prestige / 10.21.66
Don Elliott / Mellophone / Summer Setting / Bethlehem / 1.19.55
Eddie Lang & Frank Signorelli / Melody Man’s Dream / Okeh / 10.21.27
The Pied Pipers / In the Middle of May / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Sister Rosetta Tharpe / Come Unto Me / Decca / Nashville 1.10.52
Frankie Laine / One for My Baby / Love Is Such a Cheat / Columbia / LA 1951 / with the Ryerson Guitars

set 3
Jerome Richardson / Sastanak U Studiju [Meeting in Studio] / Nežna Flauta [Minor Flute] / RTB / Belgrade, Yugoslavia 6.16.60
Kenny Burrell / Soul Call / Mark One / Prestige / 4.7.64
Lester Young / Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid / Aladdin / Chicago 2.18.47
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Ha Ha Shout / Decca / 7.14.37
Charlie Spivak & his Orchestra / When I See an Elephant Fly / Okeh / Chicago 1941 / vocal = The Stardusters
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / Skylark / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55

set 4
Jack Sheldon & His Exciting All-Stars / Play, Buddy, Play! / I’m Also a Person / GNP Crescendo / LA 7.20.57   
Herb Geller / That Geller Feller / S’Pacific View / Bel Canto / LA 3.14.57
King Cole Trio / You’ve Changed / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.5.47
Marlena Shaw / The Spice of Life / Looking Through the Eyes of the World / Cadet / Chicago 1968
The Soul Stirrers / Jesus Done Just What He Said / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soulful song
The Hesitations / I’m Ready / GWP / 1969



Friday, June 26, 2020

Violets for Your Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 12

Esther says, “Don’t you know – I never age, Don Cornelius!”
Coffeetime, June 26, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / This I Dig of You / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Sonny Stitt / The Hard Swing / The Way You Look Tonight / Verve / 2.9.59
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / Plain Dirt / Victor / 11.5.29
Little Jack Little / I’d Like to Dunk You in My Coffee / Columbia / Hollywood 12.7.34
Buck & Bubbles / Oh! Lady Be Good / Columbia / 1.4.34
Little Esther & Mel Walker / Deceivin’ Blues / Savoy / Cleveland 6.20.50 / with Johnny Otis Orchestra
Esther Phillips / Esther / Crazy He Calls Me / Atlantic / 1967

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

set 2
Bud Shank / New Groove / The Awakening / Pacific Jazz / LA 5.61
Jutta Hipp / Jutta Hipp with Zoot Sims / Violets for Your Furs / Blue Note / 7.28.56
Mel Powell / Hommage á Debussy / Disques ABC Paris / Paris 1.45 [members of Glenn Miller's Army Air Force big band]
The Goofus Five / Lazy Weather / Okeh / 6.15.27
University Six / Lazy Weather / Columbia / 5.26.27 / vocal = Arthur Fields
Vera Lynn / Wish Me Luck As You Wave Goodbye / Decca / London 1939
B.B. King / Why Do Everything Happen to Me / Kent / LA 1958

set 3
J.J. Johnson / Blue Trombone / Blue Trombone (Parts 1 & 2) / Columbia / 4.26.57
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Volume 1 / Coffee Pot / Blue Note / 9.24.54
Spirits of Rhythm / Shoutin’ in the Amen Corner / Brunswick / 9.14.34
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / That’s the Way It Goes / Columbia / 9.25.41 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Billy Eckstine / Billy Eckstine’s Imagination / I Cover the Waterfront / EmArcy / 12.27.57

set 4
Eddie Costa / Guys and Dolls Like Vibes / I’ll Know / Coral / 1.15, 17.58
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Astral Alley / Atlantic / LA 12.6.55
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich / The Sounds of ’66 / Come Back to Me / Reprise / 12.66
Jubalaires / My God Called This Morning / Queen / Cincinnati 2.47

last soulful song
Tobi Lark / Challenge My Love / Topper / Detroit 1966

Friday, June 19, 2020

What More Can a Playlist Do: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 11

Debonair Tony, making clever sartorial use of a couple of tablecloths.

Coffeetime, June 19, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / The Freedom Rider / Blue Lace / Blue Note / 5.27.61
Oscar Pettiford / Oscar Pettiford Sextet / Burt’s Pad / Swing / 3.21.54
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Sensation / Brunswick / 3.19.27
Thelma Terry & her Playboys / Dusky Stevedore / Columbia / 9.27.28 / vocal = Joe Davis
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Boogie-Woogie Lou / Specialty / Hollywood 10.11.51
Nancy Wilson / Broadway – My Way / I’ll Know / Capitol / Hollywood 1964

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

set 2
Thad Jones / Mad Thad / Medley: Flamingo; If You Were Mine; I’m Through with Love; Love Walked In / Period / 1.6.57
Charlie Rouse / We Paid Our Dues / When Sunny Gets Blue / Epic / 7.13.61
Eddie South / Yesterdays / Gold Seal / late 10.46 / with Shandor’s Gypsy Orchestra
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / It Was Only a Sun Shower / Victor / 9.8.27 / vocal = Dusty Rhodes
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Antidisestablishmentarianismist / V-Disc 843B / Hollywood 9.30.47 / vocal = Ray Nance
Ella Mae Morse / Bombo B. Bailey / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Frank Sinatra & Vivian Blaine / Sue Me / soundtrack of MGM movie Guys and Dolls / Hollywood 3.9.55

set 3
Harold Vick / Steppin’ Out / Trimmed in Blue / Blue Note / 5.27.63
Sahib Shihab / Summer Dawn / Lillemor / Argo / Cologne, Germany 5.8, 9.64
Bud Powell / The Amazing Bud Powell / Ornithology / Blue Note [5003] / 8.9.49 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Amazing_Bud_Powell
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Just Let Me Look at You / Victor / 1.6.38 / vocal = Jack Leonard
The Hipp Cats / It Must Be Jelly (’Cause Jam Don’t Shake Like That) / Decca / 8.13.38
Joe Mooney / On the Rocks / Warm Kiss and Cold Heart / Decca / 1.1.47

set 4
Joe Mooney / On the Rocks / What More Can a Woman Do / Decca / 12.12.47
Wardell Gray / Taking a Chance on Love / live, The Haig, Hollywood / 9.8.52
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time [alt take] / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 4.17.46
Anthony Newley / There’s No Such Thing As Love / Chrysler Presents the Bob Hope Special, NBC / Hollywood 12.18.69
Golden Gate Quartet / Do Unto Others / Columbia / 10.47

last soulful song
The Futures / Our Thing / Amjo / Philadelphia 1970





Friday, June 12, 2020

The Playlist Is a Dope: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 10

George knows that Pearlie Mae is a knockout.

Coffeetime, June 12, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Duke Pearson / Profile / Two Mile Run / Blue Note / 10.25.59
Lou Donaldson / Swing and Soul / Groove Junction / Blue Note / 6.9.57
Six Men and a Girl / Zonky / Varsity / 1.26.40
Marigold Entertainers / Jealous / Vocalion / Minneapolis 1.29 / vocal = Art White
Gene Ammons & his Sextet / Hold That Money / Mercury / Chicago 10.23.47 / vocal = Earl Coleman
Lee Wiley / Sugar / Commodore / 7.10.40

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

set 2
Sam Rivers / A New Conception / Detour Ahead / Blue Note / 10.11.66
Cy Coleman / A Jazzman’s Broadway / Love, Look Away / transcription / early 1950s
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Blue and Sentimental / Decca / 6.6.38
Lonnie Johnson / I Done Told You / Okeh [unissued] / St. Louis 4.25.27
Al Katz & his Kittens / Ace in the Hole / Victor / 5.3.26
Chu Berry & his Stompy Stevedores / Too Marvelous for Words / Variety / 3.23.37 / vocal = Hot Lips Page
Myra Taylor / I’m in the Sins this Morning / Mercury / Chicago 1947 / with the Reiser-Meyers Trio

set 3
Big John Patton / Oh Baby! / Night Flight / Blue Note / 3.8.65
Yusef Lateef / The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef / Quarantine / Riverside / 5.9.60
King Cole Trio / Windy City Boogie Woogie / Standard transcription / LA 2.41
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Never in a Million Years / Bluebird / 3.12.37
The Moonglows / Blue Velvet / Chess / 1956
Jackie Paris / Songs by Jackie Paris / I Can’t Get Started / Wing / 11.29.55

set 4
Marty Paich / I Get a Boot Out of You / What Am I Here For; Cottontail / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 7.7.59
Max Albright / Mood for Max / Heat Wave / Motif / Hollywood 11.8, 16.56
Sidney Bechet & his Feetwarmers / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / Blue Star / Paris 11.5.49
Jo Stafford / The Gentleman Is a Dope / Capitol / Hollywood 1947 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Pearl Bailey / Come On Let’s Play with Pearlie Mae / The Goodbye Song / Roulette / 1962
Coleman Brothers / Low Down the Chariot / Decca / 11.44

last soulful song
Willie Tee / Reach Out for Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1970