Friday, December 25, 2020

My Christmas Playlist for you: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 37

That’s me on the right….

Coffeetime, December 25, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Richard Wyands / An Uptown Christmas / Santa Claus is Coming to Town / Uptown / 9.6.85
Bobby Timmons / Holiday Soul / White Christmas / Prestige / 11.24.64 
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Santa Claus Express / HMV / London 10.23.35 / vocal = Dan Donovan & chorus
Dick Robertson & his Orchestra / Meet Me Under the Mistletoe / Decca / 10.18.41
Fats Waller / Winter Weather / Bluebird / 12.26.41
Johnny Otis Band / Happy New Year, Baby / Excelsior / 1947 / vocal = Lem Tally
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Toyland / Columbia / 1955

bed
Dexter Gordon / The Panther! / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 7.7.70 

set 2
Frank Wess & Johnny Coles / An Uptown Christmas / I’ll Be Home for Christmas / Uptown / 2.11.85
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / Greensleeves / Fantasy / LA 1965
Sammy Kaye / (Don’t Wait ’Til) The Night Before Christmas / Victor / 11.11.38 / vocal = The Three Barons 
Bing Crosby / Let’s Start the New Year Right / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Roy Milton / New Year’s Resolution / Specialty / Hollywood 12.31.47
Yogi Yorgesson / I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 10.18.49 / with the Johnny Duffy Trio 

bed
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64 

set 3
Jack Sheldon & Barry Harris / An Uptown Christmas / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / Uptown / 2.25.86
Bill Smith / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959
Delta Rhythm Boys / Jingle Bells / radio broadcast, Christmas Jubilee, AFRS Christmas Jubilee Show / Hollywood 1945
Hoagy Carmichael & his Orchestra / My Christmas Song for You / Ara / early 1945 / vocal = Martha Mears with Tudor Williams Quartet
Johnny Desmond / Sleigh Ride / MGM / Hollywood 1950 / with the Ray Charles Singers
Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely / Silver Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 9.20.50
Nat King Cole / A House With Love in It / TV broadcast, The Nat King Cole Show, NBC / 12.24.56 

bed
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70 

set 4
Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond / Gerry Mulligan – Paul Desmond Quartet / Wintersong / Verve / Hollywood 8.2.57 
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Concert Modern / The Nutcracker / Capitol / 1958
Eddie Cantor / The Only Thing I Want For Christmas (Is Just to Keep the Things That I've Got) / Columbia / 11.26.39 / with Jerry Joyce and his Orchestra and The Robert Mitchell “Boychoir” 
Lou Rawls / Merry Christmas. Ho! Ho! Ho! / Christmas Is / Capitol / Hollywood 7.17.67
The Pilgrim Travelers / I’ll Be Home for Christmas / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood c. 1953

last soulful (Christmas) song
Donny Hathaway / This Christmas / Atco / Chicago 1970



Friday, December 18, 2020

Hello, Mister Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 36

In my imagination, that’s me in the lower left.

Coffeetime, December 18, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58 
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / AFRS Christmas Jubilee Show aired 12.47 / Ring Dem Bells / radio transcription / Hollywood 7.11.46
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34 / vocal = Chick Bullock 
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Hello, Mister Kringle / Columbia / LA 9.7.39 / vocal = Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / Hollywood 6.26, 27.47 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen / Snow / soundtrack, Paramount movie White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60
Nancy Wilson / That’s What I Want for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 11.18.63

bed
Dexter Gordon / The Panther! / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 7.7.70 

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977 / with Peter Robbins [Charlie Brown] & Christopher Shea [Linus]
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal) / Fantasy / LA 1965
Dean Martin / It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood c. 1950
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Here Comes Santa Claus / radio broadcast, The Bing Crosby Show For Chesterfield / Hollywood 12.3.49 / with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires {Conlon, Mack McLean, Charles Parlato, Loulie “Lily” Jean Norman, Gloria Wood} and John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / with = Mitch Miller; cover by Lowell Hess
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

bed
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64 

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / Chicago 10.66 / with Charles Stepney, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Morris Jennings, drums
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / Chiaroscuro / Pittson PA, WVIA 1973
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Fairy on the Christmas Tree / HMV / London 11.29.36 / vocal = Three Sisters http://youtu.be/PKpW7SdxhRE
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / Hollywood fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Happy Holiday; Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I’d Like You for Christmas / Liberty / LA 1957
Sammy Davis Jr. / It’s Christmas Time All Over The World / Reprise / LA mid-1965

bed
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70 

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / Hollywood 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / Hollywood 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town; Jingle Bells (Capitol Promos) / Capitol / Hollywood 9.17.47; 1946 / with the Pied Pipers
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soulful (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.67

Friday, December 11, 2020

The Best Playlists Happen While You’re Dancing: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 35

I love Kiddie Records Weekly!

Coffeetime, December 11, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Riverside / 4.27.57
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Minor’s Holiday [alt take] / Blue Note / 1.29.55
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You [written by Truman Virgil “Pinky” Tomlin] / Vocalion / 12.12.37 / vocal = Walter Cummins
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You’re All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950
Cecil Gant / It’s Christmas Once Again / Decca / Nashville 10.13.50
Sparky / I Don’t Want a Lot for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 1952 / with music by Billy May 
Connee Boswell / Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! / Decca / Hollywood 1946 / with Russ Morgan & his Orchestra
Jo Stafford / Ski Trails / By the Fireside / Columbia / 1955 / with The Starlighters 

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

set 2
Ike Quebec / I’ve Got a Crush on You / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.20.62 
Jimmy Hamilton / Can’t Help Swinging / Dancing on the Ceiling / Prestige Swingville / 4.4.61
Eddy Duchin & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Brunswick / 5.16.39 / vocal = Johnny MacAfee
Bing Crosby / I’d Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 11.25.50 / duet with Lindsey Crosby; with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires 
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orchestra and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Danny Kaye / The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing / soundtrack to White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 / dialogue with Vera-Ellen (ends, “I don’t weigh very much.”) 
Videocraft Chorus / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / There’s Always Tomorrow / Decca / 1964 / vocal = Janet Orenstein
Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We’re a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1964

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Greensleeves / Prestige / 11.7.58 
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Yesterdays / EmArcy / 5.2.57 
Lowell Fulson / Christmas Party Shuffle / Swing Time / LA 1950
Sammy Kaye / Santa Claus Is on His Way / Victor / 1941 / vocal = The Three Kadets
Mills Brothers / On This Christmas Eve / Decca / 9.8.49 
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 1.11.50 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires  
The Dinning Sisters & Bob Atcher / Christmas Island / Capitol / Hollywood 1950
Wardell Gray / Jingle Jangle Jump / Swing Time / LA 6.9.52 / vocal = Gladys Bentley 
Dean Martin / Christmas Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 10.5.53
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Christmas Road / Charlie Parker Records / early 1960s

set 4
Herb Geller / Sleigh Ride / EmArcy / 1954 
Oscar Moore / The Christmas Song / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
King Cole Trio / Jingle Bells / Standard transcription / LA 10.38
The Starlighters / I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
June Hutton / Song of the Sleigh Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 11.26.52 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Judy Holliday / Holliday with Mulligan / It Must Be Christmas / MGM [unissued] / 4.10-17.61 
Alphabetical Four / Go Where I Send Thee / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
The Manhattans / ’Til You Come Back to Me / Carnival / 1969





Friday, December 04, 2020

Every Playlist Has Her Day: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 34

Dig the crazy sculpture behind Andy and the Islanders!

Coffeetime, December 4, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Take Twelve / Raggedy Ann / Jazzland / 1.24.62 
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Craft / Cliff Craft / Blue Note / 11.10.57 
Jan Garber & his Orchestra / Stardust / radio broadcast / c. 1940
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / By the Fireside / HMV / London 2.12.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Pee Wee Crayton / Every Dog Has His Day / Imperial / LA 4.29.54
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Weak for the Man / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

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

set 2
Buddy De Franco / Live Date! / I’m Glad There Is You; There’s No You / Verve / 1958 
Bennie Green / Back on the Scene / Melba’s Mood / Blue Note / 3.23.58 
Irving Aaronson & his Commanders / Don’t Wake Me Up (Let Me Dream) / Edison / 1.20.26 / vocal = Frank Cornwell
Andy Iona & his Islanders / Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wa-I (A Hawaiian War Song) / Columbia / 8.29.34 / vocal = Andy Iona, Sam Koki, Allen Kila, Dan Stewart
Big Mama Thornton / No Jody for Me / Peacock / Houston 1951 / with Bill Harvey’s Band
Delta Rhythm Boys / Domaredansen / Metronome / Stockholm 9.8.50 / with the Metronome All-Stars
Solomon Burke / Words / Atlantic / 1963

set 3
Roland Kirk / Kirk’s Work / Funk Underneath / Prestige / 7.11.61 
Lem Winchester / Lem’s Beat / Lem & Aide / New Jazz / 4.19.60 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Violets for Your Furs / Victor / 8.19.51 / vocal = Frank Sinatra 
The Merry Macs / I’m Ridin’ for a Fall / Decca / 12.13.43 
Matt Dennis / Welcome Matt / By the Fireside / Jubilee / 1958

set 4
Art Farmer / To Sweden with Love / Kristallen den Fina (The Fine Crystal) / Atlantic / Stockholm 4.30.64
Gil Mellé / Patterns in Jazz / Long Ago and Far Away / Blue Note / 4.1.56 
Clifford Brown / You’re a Lucky Guy / Vogue / Paris 10.15.53 
Fats Waller / Hallelujah / radio broadcast / c. 1939
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Capitol / 8.22.46
June Christy & the Kentones / I Can’t Believe You’re in Love with Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45
Nancy Wilson / Easy / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol / Hollywood1968
The Chosen Gospel Singers / No Room in the Hotel / Specialty / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
Ann Sexton / The Beginning / Be Serious / Sound Stage 7 / 1977

Friday, November 27, 2020

Lovin’ (Brought Me into This Playlist): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 33

Celebrating Native Americans/Indigenous People: Oscar Pettiford, who was of Cherokee/Choctaw descent, here with Attila Zoller.

Coffeetime, November 27, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3 / Let’s / Blue Note / 2.2.57
Paul Gonsalves / Gettin’ Together / Hard Groove / Jazzland / 12.20.60 
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Cobb’s Idea / Decca / LA 9.9.46 
Isham Jones & his Orchestra / Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia / Victor / 8.17.32 / vocal = Eddie Stone 
Floyd Dixon & the Three Blazers / Lovin’ (Brought Me into This World) / Aladdin / Hollywood 12.15.50
Blossom Dearie / Blossom Dearie / Now at Last / Verve / 9.11 & 12.56 

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / Come Sunday / Prestige / 5.18.60 / piano solo 
Blue Mitchell / Out of the Blue / Missing You / Riverside / 1.5.59 
Count Basie & his All American Rhythm Section / Blues By Basie / Way Back Blues / Columbia / LA 7.24.42
Napoleon’s Emperors / Anything / Victor / 5.23.29 
Lee Wiley [Cherokee] Funny Little World / radio broadcast / 6.28.34 
Bing Crosby / I’ve Got Plenty to Be Thankful For / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Mildred Bailey [Coeur d’Alene] / You Started Something / Majestic / 10.47 / with Ellis Larkins Trio
Kay Starr [Iroquois] / Jazz Singer / (Ho Ho Ha Ha) Me Too / Capitol / Hollywood 1952

set 3
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Caravan / This Is for Albert / Riverside / 10.23 & 24.62 
Oscar Pettiford [Cherokee/Choctaw] / Oscalypso / Bethlehem / 8.12.55 
J.J. Johnson / Birth of Bop, Vol. 3 / Riffette / Savoy / 12.24.47
Janette & The Four Vagabonds [aka Janette Davis] / You’ll Never Know / Standard transcription / 1943 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Swingin’ on Nothin’ / Victor / 7.15.41 / vocal = Sy Oliver & Jo Stafford 
Joe Derise / Joe Derise Sings / How Long Has This Been Going On? / Bethlehem / 3.10.55 

set 4
Curtis Counce / You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce / Mean to Me / Contemporary / LA 9.3.57 
Buddy Collette / Tanganyika / Wagnervous / Dig / Hollywood 10.11.56 
June Christy & the Kentones / Moonglow / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45
Floyd Dixon with Eddie Williams & his Brown Buddies / You Need Me Now / Supreme / LA 11.49 / Mitchell (Tiny) Webb, g; Floyd Dixon, p; Eddie Williams, b; Ellis “Slow” Walsh, d 
Otis Rush / You Know My Love / Chess / Chicago 1960
Swanee Quintet / Well Done / Nashboro / Nashville 1953

last (thankful) soul song
The Lovelites / With Love from the Lovelites / I Don’t Want to Cry / Uni / LA 1970

Friday, November 20, 2020

Little Playlist with a Candy Cigar: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 32

James and Diz approach a dramatic musical conclusion.


Coffeetime, November 20, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley [1540] / Double Whammy / Blue Note / 11.25.56 
Chet Baker / The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker / Tommy Hawk / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 9.9.54 
Joe Loss & his Band / Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia / Edison / London 9.19.33 
Abe Lyman & his California Orchestra / Hullabaloo / Brunswick / LA 9.4.30
T-Bone Walker / She’s the No Sleepin’est Woman [alt] / Black & White / LA 12.18.47
Dakota Staton / Dynamic! / Invitation / Capitol / 1958

set 2
Dizzy Gillespie / Sittin’ In / Medley: I'm Thru with Love; Without a Word of Warning; Sweet Lorraine; Love Walked In; September Song / Verve / 6.26.57 
Vince Guaraldi / A Flower is Lovesome Thing… / Yesterdays / Fantasy / San Francisco 4.16.57 
Boswell Sisters / That’s How Rhythm Was Born / Brunswick / 9.11.33 
The Cabineers / Let the Party Go On / Decca / 12.11.40 
Ella Fitzgerald & the Ink Spots / Cow Cow Boogie (Cuma-ti-yi-yi-ay) / Decca 11.3.43 
The Solitaires / I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance / Old Town / 4.54 

set 3
Grant Green / Sunday Mornin’ / Tracin’ Tracy / Blue Note / 6.4.61 
Art Pepper / Smack Up / How Can You Lose / Contemporary / 10.24-25.60 
Charles Parker and his Orchestra / Relaxin’ with Lee / Clef / 6.6.50 / Dizzy Gillespie, tp; Charlie Parker, as; Thelonious Monk, p; Curley Russell, b; Buddy Rich, d
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Little Man with a Candy Cigar [Matt Dennis, Frank Killduff] / Victor / 2.7.41 / vocal = Jo Stafford 
The Deep River Boys / May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You / HMV / London 1951 --- Thanksgiving and THANKS-giving
Matt Dennis / Violets for Your Furs [Matt Dennis, Tom Adair] / TV broadcast, The Rosemary Clooney Show / Hollywood 6.1.57

set 4
Lee Konitz / Very Cool / Movin’ Around / Verve / 5.12.57 
Jimmy Raney / Jimmy Raney Visits Paris / Trés Chouette / Dawn / 2.10.54
June Christy & the Kentones / I’m Thrilled / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45
Golden Gate Quartet / Bones, Bones, Bones (Ezekiel in the Valley) / Columbia / 2.25.46

last (thankful) soul song
Barbara Acklin / Am I the Same Girl / Brunswick / Chicago 1968 



Friday, November 13, 2020

We’re Gonna Make It: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 31

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

Coffeetime, November 13, 2020, Angelynn Grant – Fundraising Show

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / No Room for Squares [alternate take] / Blue Note / 10.2.63
John Coltrane, Julian Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball & Coltrane / Grand Central / EmArcy / Chicago 2.3.59
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
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (including Oscar Moore) / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Exclusive / Hollywood 11.47
Ella Fitzgerald / [Twelve Nights in Hollywood] / I’m Glad There Is You / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

set 2
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
Ukulele Ike (Cliff Edwards) / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Columbia / 7.3.28
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / NBC Reference Recording, transcription / 10.28.43 
Etta Jones / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J.C. Heard & his Orchestra
Dean Martin / Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket / Capitol / Hollywood 12.23.53
Doris Day / Hooray for Hollywood / Pennies from Heaven / Columbia / LA 1958

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Wayning Moments / Powder Keg [take 5] / Vee Jay / Chicago 1962
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Lost & Found / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
King Cole Trio / With Plenty of Money and You / Standard transcription / 10.38
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / With Plenty of Money and You (Oh Baby What I Couldn’t Do) / Brunswick / 10.26.36 / vocal = Skinny Ennis
The Toppers / If Money Grew on Trees / Savoy / 1944
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47
June Christy & the Kentones / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood / 12.13.45
Basin Street Boys / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Jimmy Witherspoon / Evenin’ Blues / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Prestige / LA 8.15.64 

set 4
Sonny Clark / [Standards] / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Blue Note / 11.16.58
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Contemporary / LA 3.28.59
Bing Crosby / Pennies from Heaven / Decca / Hollywood 7.24.36 / with George Stoll & his Orchestra
Peggy Lee / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 6.11.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
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 06, 2020

You Can’t Lose With the Playlist I Use: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 30

Lovely Nellie Lutcher & her Rhythm tell the world about blue skies.

Coffeetime, November 6, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Billy Mitchell / A Little Juicy / Little Juicy / Smash / 8.1 & 6.63 
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Black Hawk, volume 4 / Cabu / Contemporary / Black Hawk, San Francisco 9.24.59 
Gay Ellis and her Novelty Orchestra [aka Annette Hanshaw & her Sizzlin’ Syncopators] / My Inspiration Is You / Velvet Tone / 11.8.28 
Joe Morris Orchestra / Sneaking Around / Decca / 10.28.49 
Jo Stafford / Autumn in New York / Sometimes I’m Happy / Capitol / Hollywood 11.45 

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
Ron Crotty / Modern Music from San Francisco / The Night We Called It a Day / Fantasy / San Francisco 8.55 
Quintette du Hot Club de France / In a Sentimental Mood / HMV / Paris 4.26.37 / Stephane Grappelli, vln; Django Reinhardt, solo, g; Marcel Bianchi &, Pierre “Baro” Ferret, g; Louis Vola, b 
Fats Waller / You Can’t Be Mine and Somebody Else’s Too / live at The Yacht Club, NYC 10.14.38
Dick Powell / Lulu’s Back in Town / Brunswick / 6.21.35 / for the movie Broadway Gondolier 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / Toodle-oo / Capitol / Hollywood 11.28.47
Aretha Franklin / Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo / It Ain’t Necessarily So / Columbia / 12.19.60 

set 3
Sonny Criss / Up, Up and Away / Sunny / Prestige / 8.18.67 
Jimmy Smith / Jimmy Smith Plays Fats Waller / Honeysuckle Rose / Blue Note / 1.23.62 
Joe Liggins & the Honeydrippers / Little Black Book / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 4.13.50
Mills Brothers / Lulu’s Back in Town / Decca / 10.28.35
The Merry Macs / Let’s Sing a Song about Susie / V-Disc 356A / Hollywood 1944
Al Hibbler / As Time Goes By / Clef / 9.30.53 / read about and listen to bassist Llyod Trotman  

set 4
Dave Brubeck / Dave Digs Disney / So This Is Love / Columbia / summer 1957 
Cy Coleman / Playboy’s Penthouse / Lulu’s Back in Town / Everest / 1960
Nellie Lutcher & her Rhythm / My Mother’s Eyes / Capitol / Hollywood 1959
Peggy Lee / Save Your Sorrow for Tomorrow / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 4.4.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four 
Anthony Newley / Who Can I Turn To / Sweet Beginning / RCA / 1965
Original Soul Revivers / Lord, I’ve Done You Wrong / Mryl / Ferriday, LA 1961

last soulful song
Ann Sexton / The Beginning / You Can’t Lose With the Stuff I Use / Sound Stage 7 / Muscle Shoals 1977





Friday, October 30, 2020

Playlist, Toujours, Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 29

Which is more tempting to me: her coat or his guitar!

Coffeetime, October 30, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Buhaina’s Delight / Moon River / Blue Note / late 1961 
Horace Silver / Blowin’ the Blues Away / Break City / Blue Note / 8.29.59 
Fats Waller / Monday Morning / live at The Yacht Club, NYC 10.14.38 
Chick Webb & his Orchestra / Imagination / Columbia / 5.9.34 / vocal = Chuck Richards 
Percy Mayfield / Advice (For Men Only) / Specialty [unreleased take 1] / Hollywood 4.23.53 / Maxwell Davis on tenor saxophone
Anita O’Day / Waiter, Make Mine Blues / Whatever Happened to You? / Verve / LA 1961 

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

set 2
Tate Houston / Bone & Bari / Again / Blue Note / 8.4.57 
Duke Pearson / Profile / I’m Glad There Is You / Blue Note / 10.25.59 
Tab Smith, His Fabulous Alto & Orchestra / A Cottage for Sale / United / Chicago 2.26.52 
Sophie Tucker / Fifty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong / Okeh / 4.15.27 / with Miff Mole’s Molers
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Dinner For One Please, James / Brunswick / 12.13.35 / vocal = Maxine Grey & Skinny Ennis
The Ravens / Mam’selle / Okeh / 3.29.51
Mitzi Gaynor / South Pacific soundtrack / Dîtes-Moi / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958
Sammy Davis Jr / When the Feeling Hits You / L’Amour Toujours L’Amour / Reprise / Las Vegas (“recorded wild in…”) 4.30.64 / with Sam Butera & the Witnesses

set 3
Ike Quebec / Heavy Soul / Acquitted / Blue Note / 11.26.61 
Milt Jackson / Plenty, Plenty Soul / Blues at Twilight / Atlantic / 1.5 & 7.57 
George Wallington / Leonard Feather Presents Bop / Shaw Nuff / Mode / 1957
Jack Jackson & his Orchestra / A Lonely Singing Fool / HMV / London 10.2.34 / vocal = Alberta Hunter
The Cats & the Fiddle / Public Jitterbug No. 1 / Bluebird / Chicago 12.7.39 
Jean Sablon / Un Seul Couvert, Please James / Columbia / Paris 3.11.36

set 4
Red Norvo / Red Norvo Quintet… Naturally / Lullaby of Birdland / Rave Records / Hollywood 3.2.57 
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Sextet / Jay’s Tune / Mode / LA 6.57 
Three Flames / Nicholas (Don’t Be So Ridiculous) / Columbia / 1947
Peggy Lee / I Only Have Eyes for You / Snader Telescriptions soundie / Hollywood 1950 / with the Dave Barbour Quartet  
Patti Drew / I’ve Been Here All the Time / Fever / Capitol / Hollywood 1969
The Coleman Brothers / Rock My Soul; Run On for a Long Time / radio broadcast, The CBS Hootenanny Show 3.10.47 

last soulful song
Aaron Neville / Let’s Live / Minit / New Orleans 1961

Friday, October 23, 2020

With the Wind and the Playlist in Your Hair: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 28

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 27

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 26

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 25

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

Leave Me a Playlist or Two: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 24

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 23

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 22

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 21

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