Friday, October 15, 2021

’Tis Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 78

Lovely Lena.

Coffeetime, October 15, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Mal Waldron / Mal-1 / Bud Study / Prestige / 11.9.56 
Wilbur Ware / The Chicago Sound / Desert Sands / Riverside / 10.16.57 
Ernie Henry / Presenting Ernie Henry / Active Ingredients / Riverside / 8.30.56 
Earl Hines & his Orchestra / X Y Z / Bluebird / Chicago 10.6.39 
Tom Clines & his Music / Just a Little Closer / Brunswick / 7.17.30 / vocal = Jack Carney 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Inflation Blues / Decca / LA 12.1.47
Rosemary Clooney / I’ll Be Around / Columbia / 6.5.51 / with Stan Freeman on piano

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

set 2
Lou Donaldson / Gravy Train / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / Blue Note / 4.27.61 
Kenny Drew / Kenny Drew and His Progressive Piano / Angie / Norgran / 1953 
Tab Smith / ’Tis Autumn / United [unissued] / Chicago 2.26.52 
The Black Pirates / Roll Up the Carpets / Broadway / Chicago 10.28 
Chuck Richards / A Rainbow Filled With Music / Vocalion / 12.19.34 / with Henry “Red” Allen on trumpet 
The Pied Pipers / Lily Belle / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Peggy Lee & George Shearing / Always True to You in My Fashion / Capitol / live, Americana Hotel, Miami 5.29.59 

set 3
Horace Silver / Doin’ the Thing / Kiss Me Right / Blue Note / live at the Village Gate / 5.19 & 20.61 
Booker Little / Booker Little and Friend / Calling Softly / Bethlehem / summer 1961 
Serge Chaloff Sextette / Serge’s Urge / Savoy /3.5.47
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / Out of Nowhere / Columbia / 9.16.41 / vocal = Lena Horne
The Deep River Boys / Bewitched / HMV / London 1950
Jackie Paris / The Song Is Paris / ’Tis Autumn / Coral / 1.26.62 

set 4
Mundell Lowe / Themes From Mr. Lucky The Untouchables And Other TV Action Jazz / Detectives Theme / RCA Camden / Hollywood 6.60 
Marty Paich / Marty Paich Trio / A Dandy Line / Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
King Cole Trio / ’Tis Autumn / Capitol / 3.29.49
Peggy Lee / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.7.46 
Freddie King / My Feeling for the Blues / Woke Up This Morning / Cotillion / 1970 / arranged by King Curtis
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Ananais / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soul song
The Rude Boys aka The Wailing Wailers aka Bob Marley & the Wailers / I'm Still Waiting / Studio One / 1964 / accompanied by The Soul Brothers



Friday, October 08, 2021

The Lonesomest Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 77

Jack AND Jerry: just too much goodness.

Coffeetime, October 8, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Johnny Coles / The Warm Sound / Room 3 / Epic / 4.61 / Johnny Coles tp, Kenny Drew p, Peck Morrison b, Charles Persip d
Sonny Rollins / Saxophone Colossus / Strode Rode / Prestige / 6.22.56 
Oscar Pettiford / Basically Duke / Mood Indigo / Bethlehem / 12.17.54 
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Seven / Potato Head Blues / Okeh / Chicago 5.10.27 ues 
Maynard Baird & his Southern Serenaders / Just for You / Brunswick / Knoxville 8.31.29 
Lionel Hampton Sextet / Homeward Bound / Keynote / 12.29.43 / vocal = Dinah Washington / Joe Morris tp, Rudy Rutherford cl, Arnett Cobb ts, Milt Buckner p, Vernon King b, Lionel Hampton d
Carmen McRae / After Glow / Guess Who I Saw Today / Decca / 3.6.57 

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

set 2
Bill Evans / At Shelly’s Manne-Hole / Isn’t It Romantic / Riverside / live, Hollywood 5.63 
Ike Quebec / Blue Monday / Blue Note / 7.1.59 
Vince Guaraldi / Oh Good Grief! / Great Pumpkin Waltz / Warner Brothers / San Francisco 3.22.68 
Cozy Cole’s All Stars / When Day Is Done / Continental / 1945 
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra / I Know a Secret / Bluebird / 11.20.40 / vocal = Jimmy Mitchelle
Effie Smith & the Darby Hicks Selected Trio / Wee Baby Brother Blues / Gem / Hollywood 1945 / Devonia “Darby Hicks” Williams p, George “Red” Callendar b, Johnny Otis d, rest unknown
Yvonne Adair / Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Original Broadway Cast Recording / I Love What I’m Doing / Columbia / 1949
Jackie Wilson / What Good Am I Without You / Brunswick / 1962
v set 3
Red Holt / Look Out!! Look Out!! / My Favorite Things / Argo / Chicago / 12.61 
Dave Bailey / 2 Feet in the Gutter / Coffee Walk / Epic / 10.6.61 
The Four Clefs / The Jive Is Jumpin’ / Bluebird / 6.5.39 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / The Lonesomest Whistle / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1950 / vocal = Frances Irvin
The Spaniels / Trees / Vee-Jay / 10.17.58 / poem “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer  
Mel Tormé / It’s a Blue World / Isn’t It Romantic / Bethlehem / LA 8.55 / arranged by André Previn https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_a_Blue_World_(Mel_Torm%C3%A9_album)

set 4
André Previn / Plays Songs By Jerome Kern / Go Little Boat / Contemporary / LA 3.10.59 
Shorty Rogers / Shorty Rogers Courts the Count / Basie Eyes / RCA Victor / LA 2.2.54 
King Cole Trio / My Lips Remember Your Kisses / Premier / Hollywood 11.2.43
June Christy & the Kentones / How Long Has This Been Going On / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 8.1.46 
Jerry Orbach & Jill O’Hara / Original Broadway Cast Album for Promises, Promises / I’ll Never Fall in Love Again / United Artists / 1968 
Golden Gate Quartet / What Are They Doing in Heaven Today / Bluebird / 11.15.38

last soul song
Laura Lee / Two Sides of Laura Lee / Guess Who I Saw Today / Hot Wax / Detroit 1972

Friday, October 01, 2021

A Peach of a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 76

Handsome man, handsome guitar.

Coffeetime, October 1, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Benny Golson / Free / Shades of Stein / Argo / 12.26.62 / cover painting by Alex Bozickovic aka Alex Boz 
Art Taylor / AT’s Delight / Blue Interlude / Blue Note / 8.6.60 
Benny Carter / Night Hop / Decca / 5.20.40 
Johnny Dodds & his Chicago Boys / Melancholy / Decca / 1.21.38 
Gus Arnheim & his Orchestra / A Peach of a Pair / Okeh / Hollywood 5.29.30 / vocal = Russ Columbo 
Jay McShann’s Sextet / Shipyard Woman Blues / Premier / 1945 / vocal = Jimmy Witherspoon
Anita O’Day / Anita Sings the Most / Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered / Verve / Chicago 1.31.57 

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

set 2
Randy Weston / With These Hands… / I Can’t Get Started / Riverside / 3.56 
Seldon Powell / Seldon Powell Plays / Autumn Nocturne / Roost / fall 1955 / Powell ts, Jimmy Nottingham t, Bob Alexander tb, Tony Aless p, Billy Bauer g, Arnold Fishkin b, Don Lamond d
Frankie Trumbauer Orchestra with Bix and Lang / Trumbology / Okeh / 2.4.27 
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Perline Ellison / New That Ain’t Right / Decca / 3.9.44 
Frankie Laine / It Only Happens Once / Mercury / 1949 / with Carl Fischer’s Orchestra; with celeste! 
B.B. King / Live at the Regal / You Upset Me Baby / ABC-Paramount / live, Regal Theater, Chicago 11.21.64 

set 3
Wayne Shorter / Night Dreamer / Black Nile / Blue Note / 4.29.64 
Lem Winchester / Another Opus / The Meetin’ / New Jazz / 6.4.60 
J.J. Johnson’s Boppers / J.J. Johnson with Sonny Stitt / Afternoon in Paris / Prestige / 10.17.49 / ​​J.J. Johnson tb, Sonny Stitt ts, John Lewis p, Nelson Boyd b, Max Roach d
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Coquette / Decca / 6.15.37 / vocal = Dan Grissom
Cap-Tans / Yes / Gotham / 1951 ​​
Yves Montand / Saltimbanques / Odeon / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella et Ses Rythmes

set 4
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners Ride Again! / Angel Eyes / Contemporary / LA 8.19, 21.58 
Terry Gibbs / Swing Is Here / Bright Eyes / Verve / Hollywood 1960 / arranged by Bill Holman 
King Cole Trio / I’m a Little Ashamed / Capitol / Hollywood 8.28.47
Betty Driver / The World Will Sing Again / Regal Zonophone / London 1942
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Going Back to Where I Belong / Veltone / Oakland 1960 / with The Pee Wee Kingsley Band 
Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Singers / This Old World Is in a Bad Condition / Decca / 8.23.39 

last soul song
Peter Keane / Blues | Ballads | Cowboy Songs / Almost Gone / 2021 



Friday, September 24, 2021

The Same Old Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 75

Dick Bultitude can’t stand Anthony Newley either.

Coffeetime, September 24, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / The Freedom Rider / Uptight / Blue Note [unissued] / 5.27.61 
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Hand / Clarion Calls / Blue Note / 5.31.59 
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Russian Lullaby / Victor / 12.23.37 
Layton & Johnstone [Turner Layton, Clarence Johnstone] / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye / Columbia / 1932
Skeets Tolbert & his Gentlemen of Swing / Raz Ma Taz / Decca / 1.24.40 
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Verve / LA 8.29.56 

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

set 2
Herb Ellis / The Midnight Roll / Willow Weep for Me / Epic / 6.62 / Herb Ellis g, Ray Bryant p, Jimmy Rowser b, Gus Johnson d
Duke Jordan / Duke Jordan Trio and Quintet / Yesterdays / Signal / 11.20.55 
Esquire All-American Award Winners / Indian Summer / RCA Victor / 12.4.46 
Quintette du Hot Club de France/ My Serenade / Paris 12.14.37 / Stéphane Grapelli vln, Django & Joseph Reinhardt, & Eugene Vées g, Louis Viola b
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / So Tired / Victor / Kansas City MO 12.12.27 / vocal = Hoagy Carmichael 
Midge Williams & her Jazz Jesters / I Was Born to Swing / Variety / 7.9.37 
Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye [take 2] / CBS radio broadcast The Crosby-Clooney Show / Hollywood 1960 
Wynona Carr / Weather Man / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood mid-1950s

set 3
Wes Montgomery / Wes Montgomery Trio / Jingles / Riverside / 10.6.59 
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Trio + One / Jim / Verve / LA 8.17.64 
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra / Jumping for Jane / RCA Victor / 12.11.47 
Maxine Sullivan / The Same Old Story / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
The Ravens / Send for Me If You Need Me / National / 5.48
Anthony Newley / Love Is a Now & Then Thing / It’s the Talk of the Town / London [Decca] / London 1960 / his debut LP

set 4
Terry Gibbs / A Jazz Band Ball, Second Set / Hollywood Blues / Mode / Hollywood 9.57 / subtitled “The Poor People of Beverly Hills” / Terry Gibbs marimba, Victor Feldman & Larry Bunker vibes, Lou Levy p, Max Bennett b, Mel Lewis d
Hal McKusick / Cross Section – Saxes / The End of a Love Affair / Decca / 4.7.58 / McKusick as & bass cl, Art Farmer t, Bill Evans p, Barry Galbraith g, Milt Hinton b, Charlie Persip d
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Gertrude Lawrence / Glamorous Music from Lady in the Dark / One Life to Live / Victor / 1941
Pearl Bailey / House of Flowers (Original Broadway Cast Recording / One Man (Ain’t Quite Enough) / 1954
Swanee Quintet / In My Saviour’s Care / Nashboro / Nashville 1952

last soul song
Thee Midniters / Thee Midniters / Come Back Baby / Chattahoochee / LA 1965

Friday, September 17, 2021

A Cup of Coffee, a Playlist, and You: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 74

Let’s all lean in to the fabulous Mills Brothers!

Coffeetime, September 17, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Bill for Bennie / Atlantic / 11.5.58 
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins Plus 4 / Kiss and Run / Prestige / 3.22.56 
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Temptation / Victor / Hollywood 9.7.40 
Annette Hanshaw / We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye / Columbia / 8.16.32 
Annie Laurie / My Rough and Ready Man / Regal / New Orleans 9.49 / with Buddy Tate on ts
Shirley Horn / Loads of Love / Love for Sale / Mercury / 9.13 & 15.62 

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

set 2
Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna / Alone at the Palace / Speak Low / Chiaroscuro / 4.27 & 28.77
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Warm Valley / 10.21.59 
Wardell Gray / Sweet Lorraine / New Jazz / 11.11.49 
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Dark Eyes / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / with Frank Victor g
Jack Buchanan & Gertrude Lawrence / A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and You / Columbia / 11.17.25 / with Robert Hood Bowers p 
Fred Astaire / So Near and Yet So Far / Decca / 9.10.41 / with Harry Sosnik Orchestra  
June Davis / J.D. Blues / Manor / summer 1946 / with the Cats & the Fiddle 
Dean Martin / Good Mornin’ Life / Capitol / Hollywood 10.24.57 / with orchestra conducted by Gus Levene

set 3
Fred Jackson / Hootin’ ’n‘ Tootin’ / Preach Brother / Blue Note / 2.5.62 
Kenny Burrell / Introducing Kenny Burrell / Delilah / Blue Note / 5.30.56 
Fats Navarro / The Fabulous Fats Navarro, vol 2 / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
The Mills Brothers / The Yam / Decca / 8.23.38 
Ethel Waters / Buds Won’t Bud / from the MGM movie Cairo / Hollywood 1942
Bobby Short / Loves Cole Porter / Why Shouldn’t I? / Atlantic 1971 / with Beverly Peer b, Richard Sheridan d

set 4
Stan Levey / Stan Levey Quintet / What Can I Say? / Mode / LA 1957
Benny Carter / Medley: Do, Do, Do; Bidin’ My Time; I’ve Got a Crush on You; Love Is Here to Stay / from the MGM movie An American in Paris / Hollywood 1951 / with the MGM Studio Orchestra
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42 / NKC p, voc, Oscar Moore g, Red Callender b
Doris Day / It’s You or No One / from the MGM movie Romance on the High Seas / Hollywood 1948 / with The Page Cavanaugh Trio: Page Cavanaugh p, Al Viola g, Lloyd Pratt b
Dinah Washington / TV Is the Thing / Mercury / 6.10.53
The Royal Sons Quartet / (I Wanna Live) So God Can Use Me / Apollo [unissued] / 1951 / aka The 5 Royales

last soul song
Jerry Butler / Giving Up on Love / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1964


Friday, September 10, 2021

That Funny Playlist… Again: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 73

I got a funny feeling the duck isn’t happy either.

Coffeetime, September 10, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / The Cape Verdean Blues / Nutville / Blue Note / 10.22.65 
Cannonball Adderley / Know What I Mean? / Toy / Riverside / 2.21.61 
Benny Goodman / Memories of You / Capitol / Riverside Plaza Hotel 12.14.55 
Teddy Hill & his Orchestra / Passionette / Vocalion / 5.4.36 
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Encore / HMV / London 2.19.29 / vocal = Billy Milton, directed by Carroll Gibbons
Jimmy Liggins / No More Alcohol / Aladdin / LA 1954
Lena Horne / Give the Lady What She Wants / Speak Low / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958 

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

set 2
John Wright / Nice ’n’ Tasty / The Very Thought of You / Prestige / 11.8.60 / John Wright p, Wendell Marshall b, J.C. Heard d
Coleman Hawkins / Night Hawk / Don’t Take Your Love from Me / Prestige Swingville / 12.30.60 
Lalo Guerrero y Sus Cinco Lobos / Marihuana Boogie / Imperial / LA 1949
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / He Should’a Flip’d When He Flop’d / Capitol [unissued] / 1.29.46 / vocal = Johnny Mercer
Bobby Darin / That Funny Feeling / Capitol / Hollywood 9.18.64

set 3
John Wright / South Side Soul / South Side Soul / Prestige / 8.30.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio / I’ll Remember April / Verve / 5.18.59 
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie / Bird and Diz / Leap Frog (take 5) / Clef / 6.6.50 
Gene Ammons / Jack’s Town / Aladdin / Chicago 9.23.47 
Ella Logan / I Was Doing All Right / Brunswick / 12.30.37
The Four Knights / Sentimental Fool / Capitol / Hollywood 5.3.41 
Johnny Hartman / Songs from the Heart / September Song / Bethlehem / 10.55 

set 4
Art Pepper / The Artistry of Art Pepper / Old Croix / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.26.56 / Art Pepper as, Pete Jolly p, Leroy Vinnegar b, Stan Levey d
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio / (Back Home Again In) Indiana / Norgran / 11.28.52 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.28.44
Louis Armstrong / Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson / I Was Doing All Right / Hollywood 1957 
The Soul Stirrers / Until Jesus Calls Me Home / Specialty / Hollywood 3.1.51

last soul song
Sharon Forrester / Silly Wasn’t I? / Ashanti / Kingston, Jamaica 1973 / with the Now Generation Band

Friday, August 27, 2021

En Röd Liten Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 72

Hail to the chief! Ahem… the pres!

Coffeetime, August 27, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Leapin’ and Lopin’ / Melody for C [alt take] / Blue Note / 11.13.61 
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Wailers / Cubano Chant / Prestige / 2.25.57 
Thomas Morris & his Hot Babies / The Mess / Victor / 11.24.26 
Ruth Etting / Ten Cents a Dance / Columbia / 3.4.30 / about taxi dancers  
Amos Milburn / Empty Arms Blues / Aladdin / LA 12.18.47
Billie Holiday / All or Nothing / Speak Low / Verve / LA 8.14.56 

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

set 2 
Kenny Dorham / The Arrival of Kenny Dorham / Lazy Afternoon / Jaro / 1.10.60 
Sonny Stitt / Burnin’ / Lover Man / Argo / Chicago 8.1.58 
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio [The President Plays] / These Foolish Things / Norgran / 11.28.52 
Oscar Aleman y su Quinteto de Swing / Hombre Mio / Odeon / Buenos Aires 11.21.41 
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / Blue Rose / Victor / 2.6.24 
The Sunflower Girl of WBAP aka Bessie Coldiron / Real Estate Papa (You Ain’t Gonna Sub-divide Me) / Columbia / Chicago 6.18.27
Delta Rhythm Boys / That Old Black Magic / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #61 / LA 1.17.44 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman 
Etta James & Harvey Fuqua / Spoonful / Chess / Chicago 1960

set 3
Hank Mobley / Another Workout / Hank’s Other Soul / Blue Note / 12.5.61 
Ray Charles & Milt Jackson / Soul Meeting / Hallelujah, I Love Her So / Atlantic / 4.10.58 
Andy Russell & the Pied Pipers / I Cried for You (Now It’s Your Turn to Cry Over Me) / Capitol / Hollywood 1948 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Delta Rhythm Boys / En Röd Liten Stuga / Metronome / Stockholm 1952 / with Anders Burmans Orkester 
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Get Yourself Another Fool / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Bill Holman / Bill Holman’s Great Big Band! / Speak Low / Capitol / Hollywood 1960 
Chet Baker / In Milan / Look for the Silver Lining / Jazzland / Milan 10.6.59 
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Audrey Hepburn & Kay Thompson / Funny Face soundtrack / On How to Be Lovely / Verve / Hollywood spring 1956 
James Brown / Live at the Apollo / I'll Go Crazy / King / Apollo Theater 10.24.62 
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet / Take Your Burdens to God / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soul song
The Lovelites / With Love from the Lovelites / Certain Kind of Lover / Uni / LA 1970



Friday, August 20, 2021

Washin’ the Blues from My Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 71

Hello, Marilyn? Can I borrow your fainting couch?

Coffeetime, August 20, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Cornbread / Our Man Higgins / Blue Note / 9.18.65 
The Jazztet / Big City Sounds / Bean Bag / Argo / 9.16, 19, 20.60 
Bernie Cummins & his Biltmore Orchestra / Little By Little / Victor / 8.14.29 / vocal = BC 
Marvin Johnson / Jumpy Rhythm Jive / G&G [Sepia] / Hollywood c.1946
T-Bone Walker & his Guitar / She’s My Old Time Used-To-Be / Capitol / Hollywood 11.6.47 
Carmen McRae / [Tonight Only!] / Summer Song / Columbia / 1960 / with the Dave Brubeck Quartet 

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

set 2
Miles Davis / Jazz Track / Stella By Starlight / Columbia / 5.26.58 
Bill Perkins / Ballads for Backgrounds [On Stage] / One Hundred Years from Today / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 2.9.56 
Vanderbilt Stars / Billie Bauer’s Tune / V-Disc 825B / Vanderbilt Theater 1.24.45 
Russ Morgan [Russell Brown] & his Orchestra / Washin’ the Blues from My Soul / Okeh / 5.20.30 
Fred Rich & his Orchestra / Tip Toe Thru the Tulips / Columbia / 7.26.29 / vocal = Rollickers Quartet
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / I Gotta Go Places and Do Things / Brunswick / 12.7.32
Marilyn Monroe / Lazy / from the 20th Century Fox movie There’s No Business Like Show Business / Hollywood 1954 

set 3
Jackie McLean / It’s Time! / Das’ Dere / Blue Note / 8.5.64 
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Three Blind Mice / That Old Feeling / United Artists / live, Renaissance Club, Hollywood 3.18.62 
Tadd Dameron Sextet / The Chase / Blue Note / 9.26.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / When the Sun Comes Out / Decca / 2.3.41 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
The Ink Spots / Street of Dreams / Decca / 7.28.42 
Frank Sinatra / In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning / I’ll Never Be the Same / Capitol / Hollywood 3.4.55 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Wee_Small_Hours

set 4
Jack Montrose / Arranged/Played/Composed by Jack Montrose / Paradox / Atlantic / LA 5.11 & 12.55 
Paul Desmond / Glad to Be Unhappy / All Through the Night / RCA Victor / 9.16.54 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Bing Crosby & the Merry Macs / Dolores / Decca / Hollywood / 3.5.41
Billy “The Kid” Emerson / Satisfied / Sun [unissued] / Memphis 3.31.55 
The Bells of Joy / The Lord and I / Peacock [unissued] / Austin early 1950s 

last soul song
Jr. Walker & the All Stars / What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) / Tamla Motown / Detroit 1969

Friday, August 13, 2021

Playlist Up and Down: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 70

Hamp plays like a-ringing a bell.

Coffeetime, August 13, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / The Break Through / Blue Note / 6.18.65 
Jimmy Heath / The Quota / Bells and Horns / Riverside / 4.14, 20.61 
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent J.J. Johnson, Volume 2 / Jay / Blue Note / 9.24.54 
Big Sid Catlett’s Band / Just You, Just Me / Capitol / Hollywood 1.19.45 
Tracy-Brown’s Orchestra / Beautiful / Columbia / Chicago 3.20.28 / vocal trio including Sam Coslow 
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Hey, Hey Baby / Black & White / LA 9.46 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant 
Jackie Ross / Full Bloom / Summertime / Chess / Chicago 1964 

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

set 2
Bobby Hutcherson / Happenings / Bouquet / Blue Note / 2.8.66 
Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown with Strings / Laura / EmArcy / 1.18–20.55 
Ben Webster / Music for Loving / Love’s Away / Norgran / 3.30.54 
Bix Beiderbecke / In a Mist / Okeh / 9.9.27 
Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy / Saturday / Brunswick / 12.15.30 / vocal = Dick Robertson 
Jack McVea’s All Stars / My Business Is C.O.D. / Black & White / LA c. 1.46 / vocal = Estelle Edson 
Skip Farrell / Love Letters / Capitol / Hollywood 1945 / with The Dinning Sisters
Little Milton / So Blue (Without You) / Checker / Chicago 1969

set 3
George Benson / The George Benson Cookbook / Bossa Rocka / Columbia / 1966 
Johnny Griffin & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Ow! / Blues Up and Down / Reel to Real / live, The Penthouse Jazz Club, Seattle late spring 1962 
Jack McVea & his All Stars / Bulgin’ Eyes / Black & White / LA c. 9.46 
Lee Wiley / Down With Love / Shirmer / radio broadcast, “Eddie Condon Blue Network Show” #45, “Ritz Theater” aka Town Hall 3.31.45 / with the Eddie Condon Sextette  
Savannah Churchill / It’s Raining Down in Sunshine Lane / Manor / 12.48 / with the Four Tunes [aka The Sentimentalists]
Jimmy Witherspoon / Blue Spoon / The Time Has Come / Prestige / 2.20.64 

set 4
Lionel Hampton / Hamp and Getz / Gladys / Norgran / Hollywood 8.1.55 
Frankie Laine / It Only Happens Once / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #183 / Hollywood early 4.46 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman and The Vivien Garry Trio  
King Cole Trio / I Realize Now / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Peggy Lee / Miss Wonderful / Take a Little Time to Smile / Decca / LA 1946 / band arranged & conducted by Sy Oliver 
The Dixie Hummingbirds / Christian’s Automobile / Peacock / Houston 1946 / lead vocal = Ira Tucker, Howard Carroll g

last soul song
Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers / Taylor Made Soul / Don’t Be Afraid / Gordy / Detroit 7.30.68 l

Friday, August 06, 2021

Rätt Tid, Rätt Rum – Fel Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 69

The lovely Dakota gets some Dutch midcentury modern camera work on Cherokee.

Coffeetime, August 6, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Minor Mode / Riverside / 11.18.59 
Blue Mitchell / Blue Soul / Nica’s Dream / Riverside / 9.28.59 
Clifford Brown / New Star on the Horizon / Cherokee / Blue Note / 8.28.53 
Abe Most Octet / Petrillo / Skylark / LA early 1950s / named for James Petrillo / Abe Most cl, Charlie Shavers t, Sid Cooper as, Boomie Richmond ts, Frank Potoker p, Tony Rizzi g, Sid Block b, Alvin Stoller d 
Anson Weeks & his Orchestra / Give Me Liberty or Give Me Love / Brunswick / San Francisco 9.25.33 / vocal = Bob Crosby
Etta Jones / Evil Gal Blues / Black & White / 12.29.44 / with Barney Bigard & his Orchestra 
Dakota Staton / More Than the Most! / I Could Make You Care / Capitol / 1959 / arranged & conducted by Sid Feller 

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

set 2
Pete Jolly / Little Bird / Never Never Land / Äva / Hollywood 11.62 & 1.63 / cover lettering and design by Bill Pate; illustration = Don Weller  
Don Byas Ree-Boppers / Laura / Blue Star / Paris 1.27.47 
Charlie Venturo [Ventura] Sextette / Ghost of a Chance / Sunset / LA 3.1.45  
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers / Black Bottom Stomp / Victor / Chicago 9.15.26 
Paul Specht Orchestra / Hittin’ the Ceiling / Columbia / London 5.13.29 / vocal = Johnny Morris & ensemble 
Lil Green / You’re Just Full of Jive / Bluebird / Chicago 7.23.41
Pee Wee Crayton / When It Rains, It Pours / Aladdin / LA 11.5.51 / PWC g, Austin McCoy p, Red Callendar b, Lee Young d
Anna-Lena Löfgren / Rätt Tid, Rätt Rum – Fel Man / Metronome / Stockholm 1965

set 3
Shirley Scott / The Definitive Jazz Scene Volume 3 [from same session as Everybody Loves a Lover] / Time After Time / Impulse! [unissued] / 9.21.64 
Red Garland / A Garland of Red / A Foggy Day / Prestige / 8.17.56 
Paul Quinichette / Pres Meets Vice Pres / No Time / EmArcy / 10.5.51 / PQ ts, Bill Doggett org, Freddie Green g, Jimmy Lewis b, Gus Johnson d
Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra / Give Me the Simple Life / Victor / c. 9.45 / vocal = Betty Barclay
Deep River Boys / Wrapped Up in a Dream / RCA Victor / 2.49
Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé Swings Shubert Alley / Lonely Town / Verve / LA 1960 

set 4
Pete Jolly / Little Bird / Little Bird  / Äva / Hollywood 11.62 & 1.63 / cover lettering and design by Bill Pate; illustration = Don Weller  
Warne Marsh / Jazz of Two Cities / Lover Man / Imperial / LA 10.3.56 
King Cole Trio / Laura / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Blossom Dearie / Soon It’s Gonna Rain / CBS TV: The Danny Kaye Show / Hollywood 3.15.67 
Stars of Hope / Where Shall I Go? / Peacock / Houston early 1953

last soul song
Eleanore Mills / This Is Eleanore Mills / I’m Gonna Get You / Astroscope / 1974





Friday, July 30, 2021

I Got the Playlist in the Morning: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 68


Fear the wrath of teenagers…

Coffeetime, July 30, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Smithville / Later / Blue Note / 3.30.58 
Sonny Rollins / Newk’s Time / Asiatic Raes / Blue Note / 9.22.57 
Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra with Bix and Lang / Singin’ the Blues / Okeh / 2.4.27 / Library of Congress   
Bill Carlsen & the Wisconsin Roof Orchestra / Wob-Aly Walk / Broadway / 5.28 / vocal = Henry “Bubble” Reber
Lillie Mae [Kirkman] & the House Rockers / Lovin’ Man Blues / Miracle / 9.48
Sarah Vaughan / The Nearness of You / Snader Telescriptions Soundie / 1951 

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

set 2
Sam Rivers / Fuchsia Swing Song / Beatrice / Blue Note / 12.11.64 
Pepper Adams / Encounter! / Star-Crossed Lovers / Prestige / 12.11-12.68 
Frank Morgan / Frank Morgan / The Nearness of You / GNP [Gene Norman Presents] / Hollywood 3.31.55  
Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra / I Guess I’ll Have to Dream the Rest / radio transcription / 1941 / vocal = 3 Kaydets
Four Vagabonds / Four Buddies / Standard Transcription / Chicago 1943 
Carmen Miranda / Cuanto Le Gusta / from the Warner Brothers movie A Date With Judy / Hollywood 1948 
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / I Believe in You / Vee Jay / Hollywood 7.64 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan 

set 3
Duke Pearson / Honeybuns / Honeybuns / Atlantic / 5.25-26.65 
Grant Green / Grantstand / Green’s Greenery / Blue Note / 8.1.61 
Howard McGhee / Jefferson Jump / Sunset / Hollywood 1945 / Howard McGhee t, Willie Smith as, André Previn p, Les Paul g, Eddie Safranski b, Lee Young d 
Mills Brothers / Moanin’ for You / Decca / 2.20.35
Johnny Mercer / I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan / Capitol / Hollywood 5.26.46 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra; Buddy Cole p 
Louis Armstrong & Dave Brubeck / Summer Song / Columbia / 9.13.61 / Dave Brubeck p, Gene Wright b, Joe Morello d

set 4
Dave Brubeck / Time Out / Three to Get Ready / Columbia / 1959 
Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond / Gerry Mulligan – Paul Desmond Quartet / Line for Lyons / Verve / Hollywood 8.57 
Harry Babasin / Harry Babasin & the Jazz Pickers / Pee Wee / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor radio transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / Blues for Someone / Capitol / Hollywood 11.11.47 
Betty Hutton / I Got the Sun in the Morning / soundtrack to MGM movie Annie Get Your Gun / Hollywood 1950 
Coleman Brothers / Where Shall I Be? / Decca / 3.21.44 

last soul song
Norman Connors & the Starship Orchestra / Wouldn’t You Like to See / Arista / 1978 / vocal = Eleanore Mills




Friday, July 23, 2021

Playlist on Toast: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 67

This week, it’s Astrud giving us bossa nova from a hotel room.

Coffeetime, July 23, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Live at Newport ’58 / The Outlaw / Blue Note / Newport 7.6.58 
Horace Henderson & his Orchestra / Kitty on Toast / Vocalion / Chicago 2.27.40 / featuring Ray Nance on violin 
Eddy Duchin & his Central Park Casino Orchestra / Now You’ve Got me Worryin’ for You / Columbia / 7.1.32 / vocal = Frances Langford 
Toni Harper / Miss Inbetween Blues / Columbia / 1949 / Toni was 12 years old
Buddy Johnson & his Orchestra / I Don’t Care Who Knows / Decca / 12.9.47 / vocal = Ella Johnson 
Nina Simone / Little Girl Blue / He Needs Me / Bethlehem / 12.57 

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Soul Call / A Sleepin’ Bee / Prestige / 4.7.64 
Warne Marsh / Music for Prancing / Everything Happens to Me / Mode / Hollywood 9.57 
George E. Lee’s Novelty Singing Orchestra / Ruff Scuffin’ / Brunswick / Kansas City 11.6.29 
Larry Clinton & Orchestra / Old Folks / Victor / 9.1.38 / vocal = Bea Wain 
The Four Knights / Take Me Right Back to the Track / Lang-Worth Transcription / LA 1945 
Joe Liggins & his Honeydrippers / Bob Is My Guy / Specialty / Hollywood 8.50 / vocal = Candy Rivers
Esther Phillips / Confessin’ the Blues / Romance in the Dark / Atlantic / LA 10.14.66 / big band including Al Porcino t, Sonny Criss & Ray Triscari as, Teddy Edwards ts, Herb Ellis g

set 3
Kenny Burrell / Soul Call / Mark One / Prestige / 4.7.64 
John Coltrane / Blue Train / Moment’s Notice / Blue Note / 9.15.57 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / You Might Have Belonged to Another / Victor / 1.6.41 / vocal = Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines, & the Pied Pipers 
Basin Street Boys / Summertime Gal / Exclusive / LA 1947 / with Lucky Thompson Orchestra
Sam Cooke / Summertime / Keen / 1957

set 4
William Donati / Presents Something Different / I Get a Kick Out of You / Tampa / c. 1955 / William Donati p, Fred Katz cello, Carson Smith b
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Sextet / That’s for Sure / Mode / 6.57 
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / Capitol [unissued] / LA 4.13.45
Big Maybelle / Big Maybelle Sings / I Could Make You Care / Savoy / 1956
Astrud Gilberto / The Astrud Gilberto Album / All That’s Left Is to Say Goodbye / Verve / Hollywood 1.27, 28.65 
Mahalia Jackson / Come On Children, Let’s Sing / You Must Be Born Again / Columbia / 1960 / with the Falls-Webb Ensemble

last soul song
Grover Washington, Jr. / Winelight / Just the Two of Us / Elektra / 1980 / vocal = Bill Withers 



Friday, July 16, 2021

The Playlist of Make Believe: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 66

Sammy points out how groovy it is to sing bossa nova in a hotel room.


Coffeetime, July 16, 2021, Angelynn Grant: Re-airing of July 9, 2010 (with new intro + bonus at the end)

set 1
Sonny Clark / Lover / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.5.58
Cannonball Adderley / Takes Charge / I’ve Told Ev’ry Little Star / Riverside / 4.23.57
Brick Fleagle’s Orchestra / A Slight Case of the Shakes / HRS / 7.19 or 25.45
Morris's Hot Babies [Fats Waller] / Won’t You Take Me Home / Victor / 5.20.27
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / Do You Believe in Love at Sight? / Victor / 9.8.31 / vocal = Quentin Jackson
Dave “Dizzy” Dixon / Soup Line [alt take] / Vee-Jay [unissued] / Chicago 11.55
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook / Manhattan / Verve / LA 8.29.56

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

set 2
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / Moonlight in Vermont / Fantasy / LA 11.56
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / I’ve Got a Right to Cry / Prestige / 4.18.61
Joe Newman / Joe Newman with Woodwinds / Nancy / Roulette / 1958
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Begin the Beguine / Musicraft / LA 6.13.46
Alex Combelle et son Orchestre / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Ethel Merman / You’re a Builder Upper / Brunswick / 10.8.34 / with Johnny Green & his Orchestra
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Trust in Me / Decca / 6.5.51
Allen Orange / Miss Nosey / Minit / New Orleans 9.22.61

set 3
Ronnie Mathews / Doin’ the Thang! / The Thang / Prestige / 12.17.63
Max Roach Quintet / Baby “Sis” aka Maxology / Vogue / Paris 5.15.49
The Three Keys / (I Would Do) Anything for You / Brunswick / 10.12.32
Savannah Churchill & the Striders / Once There Lived a Fool / Regal / 12.24.50
Sammy Davis Jr. / Sammy Davis Jr. Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / Speak Low / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.1.66

set 4
Curtis Counce / Vol. 1, Landslide / Sonar / Contemporary / LA 10.15.56
Howard Roberts / Whatever's Fair! / On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) / Capitol / LA 1966
Bonnie Lake & the King Cole Trio / The Land of Make Believe / Davis & Schwegler/Keystone transcription / Hollywood 1.14.39
Otis Rush / Keep On Loving Me Baby / Cobra / 1958
Buddy Greco / Buddy & Soul / I’m in Love / Columbia / 1962
Soul Stirrers / Touch the Hem of His Garment / Specialty / Hollywood 2.2.56

last soul song
Deon Jackson / Love Makes the World Go Round / Love Is What You Make It; Love Makes the World Go Round / Atco / 1966

Friday, July 09, 2021

Let Your Playlist Swing: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 65

The very thought of Al.

Coffeetime, July 9, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Shelly Manne & his Men / At the Black Hawk, volume 1 / Our Delight / Contemporary / San Francisco 9.22.59 
Benny Goodman Sextet / Boy Meets Goy (Grand Slam) / Columbia / LA 4.16.40 
Lew Stone & his Band / Experiment / Decca / London 11.3.33 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Slim Gaillard & his Orchestra / Here He Is / Federation Blues / Norgran / 5.25.51 / Buddy Tate ts, Maceo Williams p, Slim Gaillard g, Clyde Lombardi b, Charlie Smith dr, Pepe Benque bgo / name checks James Petrillo 
Anita O’Day / Cool Heat / It Had to be You / Verve / Hollywood 4.59 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cool_Heat

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

set 2
Lou Donaldson / The Natural Soul / That’s All / Blue Note / 5.9.62 
Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson / When Your Lover Has Gone / Verve / Hollywood 11.6.59 
Frank Rosolino / Frank Rosolino Quintet / How Long Has This Been Going On / Mode / LA 6.57
Miff Mole & his Little Molers / Lucky Little Devil / Okeh / 2.6.30 / instrumental version 
Bing Crosby / Out of Nowhere / Brunswick / Hollywood 3.30.31 
The Griffin Brothers featuring Margie Day / The Clock Song (Let Your Pendulum Swing) / Dot / 1952 
Kay Starr / I Waited a Little Too Long / Capitol / Hollywood 1.15.52

set 3 Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Further Definitions / The Midnight Sun Will Never Set / Impulse! / 11.13.61 
Kenny Dorham / Showboat / Nobody Else But Me / Time / 12.9.60 
Wardell Gray / Southside / Prestige / 11.11.49 
The Ink Spots / I Could Make You Care / Decca / 8.20.40 / originally sung by Rosemary Lane in the Warner Brothers movie Ladies Must Live
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Elmer’s Tune / Columbia / Hollywood 8.15.41 / vocal = Peggy Lee 
João Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto #2 / Meditation / Verve / live Carnegie Hall 10.9.64 

set 4
Shorty Rogers / Portrait of Shorty / Bluezies / RCA Victor / LA 8.11.57 
Gerry Mulligan & his Ten-Tette / Westwood Walk / Capitol / Hollywood 1.29.53  
King Cole Trio / If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow / MacGregor transcription / 5.24.44
Peggy Lee / Lonesome Road / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.7.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Guitar Slim & his Band [Eddie Jones] / The Things That I Used To Do / Specialty / New Orleans 10.16.53
Frankie Laine / Call of the Wild / Beyond the Blue Horizon / Columbia / 1962
Five Blind Boys aka Jackson Harmoneers [of Mississippi] / He’s My Rock / Peacock / Houston 1950

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Baby You Got It / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967



Friday, July 02, 2021

Most of All I Want Your Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 64

There’s no mystery: the 5 Red Caps are tops.

Coffeetime, July 2, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bill Evans / Interplay / I’ll Never Smile Again / Riverside / 7.16,17.62 
J.J. Johnson / The Eminent J.J. Johnson, Volume 2 / “Daylie” Double / Blue Note / 6.6.55 / named for Chicago disc jockey Daddio Daylie  
Elmo Hope / Vaun-Ex / Blue Note / LA 10.31.57 
Isham Jones & his Orchestra / Jimtown Blues / Decca / 8.31.34 
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Under a Blanket of Blue / Brunswick / 5.26.33 / vocal = Kenny Sargent; Joe Hall on celeste 
Buddy Johnson & his Band / Baby, Don’t You Cry / Decca / 11.6.41 / vocal = Warren Evans 
Clora Bryant / …Gal with a Horn / Little Girl Blue / Mode / Hollywood 6.57

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

set 2
Vince Guaraldi / Oh Good Grief! / Rain, Rain Go Away / Warner Brothers / San Francisco 3.22.68 
Milt Jackson / Love Me Pretty Baby / Hi-Lo / 1952 
Tab Smith, His Fabulous Alto and Orchestra / [Under a] Blanket of Blue / United / Chicago 10.24.51 
Sol Ho’opi’i & his Novelty Trio / Most of All I Want Your Love / Columbia / 1927
Bill Haid’s Thieves of Sleep / I’m Walking Between the Raindrops / Broadway / Chicago 7.28 / vocal = George Moore 
Jack McVea’s All-Stars / Baby Make Up Your Mind / Black & White / LA c. 1.46 / vocal = Estelle Edson 
The Barry Sisters & Jan Bart / Samson and Delilah / radio broadcast, Yiddish Melodies in Swing, WHN / 1945 / with Sam Medoff & the Yiddish Swingtet
Ray Charles / Baby, Don’t You Cry / ABC-Paramount / 1964

set 3
Donald Byrd / Up with Donald Byrd / Bossa / Verve / 12.16.64 
Grant Green / His Majesty King Funk / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) / Verve / 5.26.65 / Harold Vick on flute 
5 Red Caps / I’m the One / Beacon / Hollywood 7.43 
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / I’m in Love with the Honorable Mr. So and So / Bluebird / 3.12.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Nelson Gonçalves / Nelson Gonçalves Em Hi-Fi / Dupla Traição / RCA Victor / Buenos Aires 1959

set 4
Dave McKenna & Hall Overton / Dual Piano Jazz / Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now / Bethlehem / 1960
Lester Young / Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio / Ad Lib Blues / Norgran / 11.28.52 
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time [alt take] / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 4.17.46
Dinah Washington / My Man’s an Undertaker / Mercury / late summer 1953
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis / Under a Blanket of Blue / Verve / Hollywood 8.16.56 
Bill Landford & the Landfordaires / Trouble of This World / Columbia [unissued] / 1949

last soulful song
Bertha Tillman / Oh My Angel / Brent / LA 1962

Friday, June 25, 2021

If I Had a Talking Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 63

Janet’s surprised to hear Charles’s talking picture.

Coffeetime, June 25, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Cannonball Adderley / At the Lighthouse / Our Delight / Riverside [unissued] / Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach 10.16.60 
Tadd Dameron / Mating Call / Mating Call / Prestige / 11.30.56 
Mills Blue Rhythm Band / Mr. Ghost Goes to Town / Columbia / 11.20.36 / with Henry “Red” Allen on trumpet
Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders / If I Had a Talking Picture of You / Victor / 9.13.29 / vocal = Don Howard / song from the pre-code Fox Movietone movie Sunny Side Up  
Buddy Johnson & his Band / When My Man Comes Home / Decca / 7.30.42 / vocal = Ella Johnson
Amos Milburn / Train-Time-Blues / Aladdin / LA 10.27.47
Mary Ann McCall / Easy Living / In My Solitude / Regent / 8.56 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra 

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

set 2
Freddie Roach / Good Move / Pastel / Blue Note / 12.9.63 
Richie Powell / Brown and Roach Incorporated / I’ll String You Along / EmArcy / Hollywood 8.5.54  Art Tatum / You Go to My Head / Clef / LA 4.22.54
Jack Payne & his BBC Dance Orchestra / My Brother Makes the Noises for the Talkies / Columbia / London 6.27.31 / vocal = Billy Scott-Coomber with Jack Payne, Jack Jackson, & ensemble
Julia Lee / Show Me Missouri Blues / Mercury / Kansas City 8.16.46 / with Tommy Douglas Orchestra 
Johnny Mercer & Martha Tilton / If I Had a Talking Picture of You / Capitol / Hollywood 2.5.47 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Edna McGriff & the Bells / Dance With Me Henry / Bell / 1955 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra 

set 3
Grant Green / Talkin’ About / People / Blue Note / 9.11.64 
Sonny Stitt / The Hard Swing / I’ll Remember April / Verve / 2.9.59 
The Be-Bop Boys / Boppin’ a Riff / Savoy / 9.6.46 / Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro, tp; Sonny Stitt, as; Morris Lane, ts; Eddie De Verteuil, bs; Bud Powell, p; Al Hall, b; Kenny Clarke, d 
King’s Jesters / After You’ve Gone / Bluebird / Chicago 7.29.33 / John Ravenscroft v, sax, cl, vn; Francis “Fritz” Bastow v, bj, g, George Howard v, dms, vib, Ray McDermott p
Evelyn Knight / My Fickle Eye / Decca / 5.17.46 / with The Tune Twisters & Bob Haggart & his Orchestra
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / Impulse! / 10.17.63 

set 4
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Just Friends / Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Marty Paich / Marty Paich Trio / A Dandy Line / Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Chet Baker / The Chet Baker Quintet with Russ Freeman / Long Ago (And Far Away) / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.29-30.53
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Frank Sinatra / Swing Along With Me / Don’t Be That Way / Capitol / Hollywood 5.61 / with Billy May & his Orchestra
Coleman Brothers / Low Down the Chariot / Decca / 3.21.44 

last soulful song
Jack & The Mods / One Is Enough for One / Hamtown / Smithfield, VA 1972 

Friday, June 18, 2021

Don't You Feel My Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 62

Valerie: radiant – definitely not silly.

Coffeetime, June 18, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
The Montgomery Brothers / The Montgomery Brothers & 5 Others / Sound Carrier / World Pacific / Indianapolis 12.30.57 / Freddie Hubbard’s recording debut 
Charlie Persip / Charles Persip and The Jazz Statesmen / The Song is You / Bethlehem / 4.2.60 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / In a Sentimental Mood / Decca / 7.27.36
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra / Too Busy! / Victor / Chicago 6.27.28 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Don’t Burn the Candle at Both Ends / Decca / LA 12.8.47
Nancy Wilson / Something Wonderful / I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life / Capitol / Hollywood 5.60 / Milt Raskin celeste, Justin Gordon fl 

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

set 2
Milt Jackson / Bags Meets Wes! / Stairway to the Stars / Riverside / 12.18, 19.61 
Frank Wess / The Frank Wess Quartet / But Beautiful / Prestige Moodsville 8 / 5.9.60 
Jack Teagarden / Diane / Commodore / 4.30.38
Fats Waller / I Ain’t Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares for Me) / Bluebird / 6.11.37 / solo piano 
Tram, Bix and, Eddie [Lang] / For No Reason at All in C / Okeh / 5.13.27 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_No_Reason_at_All_in_C
Danny Barker Sextette / Don’t You Feel My Leg / Apollo / fall 1946 / vocal = Blu Lu Barker 
The Four Polks / Miss You / Soundie / Hollywood 1947
Nina Simone / Forbidden Fruit / I Love to Love / Colpix / 1960 

set 3
Harold Vick / Steppin’ Out / Vicksville / Blue Note / 5.27.63 
Cannonball Adderly / Somethin’ Else / One for Daddy-O / Blue Note / 3.9.58 / Miles Davis addressing Alfred Lion at the end 
Joe Thomas / Sittin’ Around / King / Cincinnati 6.28.50
The Three Peppers / Swing Out Uncle Wilson / Variety / Philadelphia 5.27.37 
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Darn That Dream / Victor / Chicago 11.24.39 / vocal = Anita Boyer 
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Beverly / Charlie Parker Records / early 1960s

set 4
Stan Getz & Cal Tjader / Stan Getz & Cal Tjader Sextet / Big Bear / Fantasy / San Fransico 2.8.58 
Harry “Sweets” Edison / Sweets / Studio Call / Clef / LA 9.4.56 / Herman Leonard, cover 
King Cole Trio / How Does It Feel? / Capitol / Hollywood 4.11.46 / Nat King Cole p, Oscar Moore, g, Johnny Miller b
Big Maybelle / The Other Night / Okeh / 3.21.55
Tom Jones / It’s Not Unusual / live, The Ed Sullivan Show, CBS TV / 6.13.65
Wingmen Quartet / Low Down The Chariot / Down Beat / LA 1948 

last soulful song
Valerie Simpson / Silly Wasn’t I / Tamla / 1972