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