Friday, January 24, 2020

Listen to My Playlist

Gertrude: dress, pearls, eyeshadow… song
Coffeetime, January 24, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / A Sure Thing / Blue on Blue / Riverside / 3.28.62
Sam Jones / The Soul Society / Home / Riverside / 3.10.60
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / The Quota / Riverside / 4.14, 20.61
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Dream Lullaby / Vocalion / 12.13.34
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / How Am I to Know? / Okeh / 9.18.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew, from movie “Dynamite”
Gay Crosse & his Good Humor Six / Light Up and Relax / Capitol / Hollywood 1.18.49
Billie Holiday / Deep Song / Decca / 2. 13.47

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

set 2
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / When Sunny Gets Blue / Riverside / 4.14, 20.61
Sonny Clark / Dial “S” for Sonny / It Could Happen to You / Blue Note / 11.10.57
Mildred Bailey / Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) / Columbia / 1.5.40 / duet with Roy Eldridge
Etta Jones / Salty Papa Blues / Black & White / 12.29.44 / with Barney Bigard & his Orchestra
Memphis Slim & his Orchestra / Live Like a King / Peacock / Houston 1952

set 3
Hampton Hawes / All Night Session, Volume 1 / Hampton’s Pulpit / Contemporary / LA 11.12.56
Camille Howard / Old Baldy Boogie / Specialty / Hollywood 5.7.52
Chuck Foster & his Orchestra / Listen to My Heart / transcription / Hollywood 1940 / vocal = Dorothy Brandon
Delta Rhythm Boys  / 9:20 Special / Mercury / Stockholm 8.24.51 / with Andrew Burman’s Band
Frank Sinatra / No One Ever Tells You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.9.56 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra

set 4
Barney Kessel / To Swing or Not to Swing (Vol. 3) / Midnight Sun / Contemporary / LA 7.26.55
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Big Band / Dinah / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.18.56
King Cole Trio / It Could Happen to You / Capitol / Hollywood 7.14.55
Gertrude Lawrence / Do Do Do / Decca / 10.29.26
Les McCann / Sings / Next Spring / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.61 / with orchestra arranged & directed by Gerald Wilson
Alphabetical Four / He Sees All We Do and Hears All We Say / Decca / 4.19.40

last soulful song
Freddie Hughes / We Got to Keep On / Wand [unissued] / San Francisco

Friday, January 10, 2020

I Want a Little Playlist

Love your poms, Dolly!!!
Coffeetime, January 10, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / Big 6 / Big Six / Riverside / 7.2-3.58
Cecil Payne / Patterns / Groovin’ High / Savoy / 5.22.56
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Sugar / Decca / 10.23.34
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / In a Blue and Pensive Mood / Bluebird / 12.5.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Johnny Otis Band / Alimony Boogie / Excelsior / LA 1947 / vocal = Cathy Cooper
Joni James / Let There Be Love / You’re Mine You / M-G-M / LA 1953

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

set 2
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / Nardis / Riverside / 7.1.58
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / In a Sentimental Mood / Prestige / 5.18.60
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Dardanella / Victor / 2.9.28
Dolly Dawn & her Dawn Patrol / The Mood that I’m In / Bluebird / 3.4.37
Venuti-Lang & their All-Star Orchestra / Beale Street Blues / Brunswick / 10.22.31 / vocal = Jack Teagarden
Delta Rhythm Boys / Dry Bones / East of the Sun and West of the Moon / RCA Victor / 1946
Big Maybelle / I Understand / Savoy / 8.13.59

set 3
Kenny Drew / Undercurrent / Groovin’ the Blues / Blue Note / 12.11.60
Jack McDuff / The Honeydripper / I Want a Little Girl / Prestige / 2.3.61
Mills Brothers / Mills Brothers Souvenir Album / Paper Doll / Decca [9-172] / 1944
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Not Mine / Okeh / 12.10.41 / vocal = Peggy Lee
Sy Oliver / Sentimental Sy / Stardust / Dot / 5.12,13,15.58 / vocal = Dave Vogel

set 4
Howard McGhee / Dusty Blue / Groovin’ High / Bethlehem / 6.13.60
[Åke] Stan Hasselgard / Who Sleeps / Capitol / Hollywood 12.18.47
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Groovin’ Boogie / Black & White / LA fall 1946
Noel Coward / It’s Only You / HMV / 7.28.41
Pee Wee Crayton / Runnin’ Wild / Imperial / New Orleans 10.21.54
Tom Glazer & Dottie Evans / Energy & Motion / Motion, Motion Everywhere / Motivation Records / 1961
The Harmonaires / Spirituals / Deep River / Varsity / 12.47

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Aretha in Paris / Groovin’ / Atlantic / Olympia Theatre, Paris 5.7.68

Friday, January 03, 2020

Where the Mountains Meet the Playlist

Party with Mr Cobb!

Coffeetime, January 3, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Extemporaneous / Blue Note [unissued] / 9.13.68
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 [1557] / Mesabi Chant / Blue Note / 3.24.57
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Everything Goes / 1947 AFRS Jubilee Christmas show / 3.28.46
Paul Ash & his Orchestra / When I First Met Mary / Columbia / 12.2.26 / vocal = Milton Watson
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / You Can’t Get That No More / V-Disc 237B / 11.22.43
Margaret Whiting / Moonlight in Vermont / Capitol / Hollywood 2.10.45 / with Billy Butterfield & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / J.M.’s Dream Doll / Prestige / 4.19.57
Harry Edison / Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You / Moonlight in Vermont / Verve / Hollywood 3.29.57
Don Byas / What Do You Want With My Heart / Savoy / 8.17.44
Bix Beiderbecke & his Orchestra / Deep Down South / Victor / 9.8.30 / vocal = Wesley Vaughn
Doris Day / Love Somebody / Columbia / 11.21.47 / duet with Buddy Clark
Billy Williams / Billy Williams Quartet / Shanghai / M-G-M / 1956

set 3
Arnett Cobb / Party Time / Lonesome Road / Prestige / 5.14.59
Paul Whiteman & his Concert Orchestra / Rhapsody in Blue / Victor / 4.21.27 / with George Gershwin on piano
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / On a Slow Boat to China / Capitol / Hollywood 10.23.47 / vocal = Al Hendrickson
Melody Masters / Subway Cutie / Apollo / 1947
Georges Guétary / Journée de Paris / from movie Paris Still Sings! / 1951

set 4
Jack Sheldon / The Jazz Trumpet of Jack Sheldon: A Jazz Profile of Ray Charles / One Mint Julep / Reprise / Hollywood 1961
The Modern Swedes / Lili / Metronome Records / 1954
Jack Jackson & his Orchestra / Where the Mountains Meet the Sea / Victor / Dorchester Hotel, London c. 12.14.34 / vocal = Alberta Hunter
Maurice Chevalier / Girls, Girls, Girls / from MGM movie The Merry Widow / Hollywood 1934
Fontella Bass / Joy of Love / Checker [unissued] / Chicago 1968
Soul Searchers / My Soul Needs Rest / Musicor / 1973

last soulful song
Ann Peebles / Give Me Some Credit / Hi Records / Memphis 1969