Friday, April 24, 2020

Plain as the Playlist on Your Face: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 3

Jane cleverly uses a potted plant for that hard-to-reach back itch.
Coffeetime, April 24, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dexter Gordon / The Resurgence of Dexter Gordon / Dolo / Jazzland / LA 10.13.60
Kenny Drew / Pal Joey / The Lady Is a Tramp / Riverside / 10.15.57
Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys / Springfield Stomp / Victor / 11.19.29
Turner Layton & Clarence Johnstone / Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries / Vocalion / London 11.26.31
Slim Gaillard & his Musical Aggregations / Wherever He May Be / You Goofed / Norgran / c. 12.52
Blossom Dearie / Once Upon a Summertime / It Amazes Me / Verve / 9.12, 13.58

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

set 2
Milt Jackson / Jackson’s Ville / Medley: In a Sentimental Mood; Mood Indigo; Azure / Savoy / 1.23.56
Sam Most / I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / Don’t Worry ’Bout Me / Bethlehem / 1955
Mary Lou [Williams] & her Chosen Five / Lullaby of the Leaves / Asch / 1944 s
Fred Elizalde & Music / Crazy Rhythm / Brunswick / London 11.16.28
Chuck Foster & his Orchestra / Leave Us Face It / V-Disc 239A / 1944 / vocal = Gloria
Jane Russell / Lookin’ for Trouble / censored from RKO movie The French Line / Hollywood 1953
The Moonglows / Love Is a River / Chess / 12.13.56

set 3
Benny Bailey / Big Brass / Tipsy / Candid / 11.25.60
Lawrence Marable / Tenorman / Minor Meeting / Jazz:West / Hollywood 8.4.56
Wardell Gray / Dell’s Bells / Vogue / Hollywood 6.50
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / What’s the Matter Now? / Decca / 7.14.37
Elisabeth Welch & her Swing Quartet / Drop in Next Time You’re Passing / Vocalion / London 1936
Kenny Burrell / Weaver of Dreams / Until the Real Thing Comes Along / Columbia / 10.18.60

set 4
Lee Konitz & Jimmy Giuffre / Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre / When Your Lover Has Gone / Verve / 5.12,13.59
Lee Konitz / Lee Konitz at Storyville / Ablution / Black Lion / live, Storyville 1.5.54
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Miss Annabelle Lee (Who’s Wonderful, Who’s Marvelous) / Victor / Chicago 11.17.27 / vocal = Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, & Alton Rinker
Beny Moré y su Orquesta / Vano Capricho / RCA Victor / Havana 1.8.57
Ann Cole / Plain as the Nose on Your Face / MGM / 1960
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / Bob White / Atco / LA 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May
The Soul Stirrers / Joy, Joy to My Soul / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soulful song
Irma Thomas / It’s Starting to Get to Me Now / Imperial / 1965

Friday, April 17, 2020

’Cause My Playlist Says It’s So: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 2

Foolproof performance from The Clovers.

Coffeetime, April 17, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Blue Mitchell / Bring It Home to Me / Blue’s Theme / Blue Note / 1.6.66
Red Mitchell & Harold Land / Hear Ye!!!! Hear Ye!!!! Hear Ye!!!! / Somara / Atlantic / San Francisco 10.14.61
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Hot Mustard / Vocalion / 12.8.26
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Miss Annabelle Lee (Who’s Wonderful, Who’s Marvelous) / 7.18.27 / vocal = Dusty Rhodes & Parker Gibbs
Camille Howard / My Heart Goes Out to You / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood late 1940s
Annie Ross / A Gasser! / I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore / World Pacific / LA 1959

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

set 2
Stanley Turrentine / A Chip Off the Old Block / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Blue Note / 10.21.63
Kenny Burrell / A Night at the Vanguard / I’m a Fool to Want You / Argo / live, Village Vanguard 9.16.59
Don Redman & his Orchestra / Redman Blues / V-Disc 104B / 1943
The Four Vagabonds / A G.I. Wish / RCA Victor / 5.26.43
Eddie Cantor / How Ya Gonna Keep ’Em Down on the Farm / V-Disc 358B / summer 1944 / with Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra
Bing Crosby / Yes Sir! That’s My Baby / CBS radio transcription / 1956
Rosco Gordon / That’s What You Do to Me / Vee-Jay / 1960

set 3
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Johnny Griffin / Battle Stations / Abundance / Prestige / 9.2.60
Lou Donaldson / LD+3 / Jump Up / Blue Note / 2.18.59
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / 3.12.37
The Clovers / Yes Sir That’s My Baby / Rainbow Records / 1950
Don Nelson / The Wind / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Mode / Hollywood 7.57

set 4
Zoot Sims / Stretching Out / Bee Kay / United Artists / 12.27.58
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Chant of the Cosmos / Atlantic / LA 12.9.55 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martians_Come_Back!
Alice Faye / ’Cause My Baby Says It’s So / Chesterfield radio show broadcast / Hollywood 1937
King Cole Trio / Yes Sir, That’s My Baby / Capitol / 3.29.49 / with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra
Jack Jones / She Loves Me / When I’m Not Near the Girl I Love / Kapp / 1964
Southern Sons / Two Wings / V-Disc 147A / early 12.43

last soulful song
The Impressions / The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story / Wherever You Leadeth Me / Curtom / Chicago 5.69

Friday, April 10, 2020

That Wonderful, Worrisome Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 1

Pay attention, Frankie.

Coffeetime, April 10, 2020, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Amy & Frank Butler / Groovin’ Blue / Annsome / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 12.60 & 1.61
Freddie Roach / Good Move / On Our Way Up / Blue Note / 12.9.63
Helen Kane / I’d Go Barefoot All Winter Long (If You’d Fall for Me in the Spring)/ Victor / 3.18.30
Floyd Dixon / Time and Place / Aladdin / Hollywood 12.15.50 / with Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers
Carmen McRae / When You’re Away / The More I See You / Kapp / 1959

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

set 2
Louis Smith / Smithville / Embraceable You / Blue Note / 3.30.58
André Previn / King Size! / It Could Happen to You / Contemporary / LA 11.26.58
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / She’s My Secret Passion / Victor / 2.12.31 / vocal = Donald King
E.Y. Harburg / Finian’s Rainbow / When I’m Not Near the Girl I Love / Columbia [bonus interview] / 1947 [1973]
Nellie Lutcher / My New Papa’s Got to Have Everything / Capitol / Hollywood 12.47
El Dorados / Oh, What a Girl / Vee Jay / Chicago 6.30.54

set 3
Fred Jackson / Hootin’ ’n‘ Tootin’ / Hootin’ ’n‘ Tootin’ / Blue Note / 2.5.62
Freddie Redd / Redd’s Blues / Blues for Betsey / Blue Note / 1.17.61
Charlie Parker / Kim / Clef / 12.30.52
Five Jinks / Cushion Foot / Bluebird / Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, NC 2.20.37
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / That Wonderful, Worrisome Feeling / V-Disc 157A / 3.44 / vocal = Kitty Kallen
Tommy Wolf / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / Fraternity / 1958

set 4
Bucky Pizzarelli / Green Guitar Blues / Medley: Cry Me a River; Girl Talk / Monmouth Evergreen / 1972
Benny Carter / New Jazz Sounds / Angel Eyes / Norgran / LA 1954
Zoot Sims / Stretching Out / Pennies from Heaven / United Artists / 12.27.58
Gerry Mulligan / Swinghouse / Pacific Jazz / LA 4.53
Marilyn Monroe & Frankie Vaughan / Specialization / soundtrack, 20th Century Fox film, Let’s Make Love / Hollywood 1960
Vashti Bunyan / Just Another Diamond Day / Diamond Day / Philips / London 1970
The Alphabetical Four / I Want Two Wings to Veil My Face / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
El Dorados / Looking In from the Outside / Paula / 1971