Friday, December 31, 2021

A Playlist in the Park: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 89

Ed Wynn!

Coffeetime, December 31, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World, volume 2 / The Things I Love / Blue Note / live, Birdland 9.14.60 
Gigi Gryce / Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet / Wake Up! / Riverside / 3.7.57 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Got Rhythm / Decca / 3.3.37 
Django Reinhardt et le Quintette Du Hot Club De France avec Stéphane Grappelly / Blue Drag / Ultraphone / Paris 4.35 / Stéphane Grappelly vln, Django Reinhardt, Roger Chaput, Joseph Reinhardt g, Louis Vola b
Henry Hudson’s Melody Men / A Bench in the Park / Edison Bell / London c. 9.30 / duet = Al Bowlly & Les Allen 
Roy Brown & his Orchestra / Rainy Weather Blues / Miltone / LA 1948
June Christy & Bob Cooper / Do-Re-Mi / I Know About Love / Capitol / Hollywood 2.61 

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

set 2
Lionel Hampton / Tenderly / Clef / 9.13.54 / Hampton v, Oscar Peterson p, Ray Brown b, Buddy Rich d
Marty Paich / Marty Paich Trio / What’s New / Mode / Hollywood 6.57 
Isham Jones & his Orchestra / It’s Winter Again / Victor / 12.16.32 / vocal = Frank Sylvano 
The Merry Macs / Jingle, Jangle, Jingle / Decca / LA 2.21.42 
Amos Milburn / Rainy Weather Blues / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 10.27.47
Otis Rush / Homework / Duke / Chicago 1962

set 3
Duke Pearson / Now Hear This / The Days of Wine and Roses / Blue Note / 12.3.68 
The Montgomery Brothers/ The Montgomery Brothers in Canada / Snowfall / Riverside / at The Cellar, Vancouver 9.16.61 
Charlie Parker’s New Stars / Stupendous / Dial / Hollywood 2.26.47 
Boswell Sisters / It’s Written All Over Your Face / Brunswick / LA 12.10.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orchestra
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Any Old Time / Bluebird / 7.24.38 / vocal = Billie Holiday; interesting critique by Peggy Lee years later  
Don Nelson / The Wind / That’s All / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 / Don Nelson (vocals, recorder), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Stan Levey (drums)

set 4
Vince Guaraldi / A Flower is Lovesome Thing… / Yesterdays / Fantasy / San Francisco 4.16.57 
Sal Salvador / Shades of Sal Salvador / Delighted / Bethlehem / 1957
Billy Taylor / A Touch of Taylor / Radioactivity / Prestige / 4.10.55 
Peggy Lee / Love Doesn’t Grow on Trees / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.29.46 / with Frank DeVol’s Orchestra 
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Fool’s Paradise / Abkco / LA 1963
Sons of the South / One Day / Excello / Nashville 1954

last soulful song
The Manhattans / I Call It Love / Carnival / 1967



Friday, December 24, 2021

Hello, Mister Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 88

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

Coffeetime, December 24, 2021, 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
Dick Robertson / Don’t Wait ’Til the Night Before Christmas / Decca / 9.19.39 
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 / “no sign of snow around”
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 11.2.50 / with Little Esther http://www.uncamarvy.com/Robins/robins.html
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, & Vera Ellen [dubbed by Trudy Stevens] / 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 / with celeste!

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 / with the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in San Rafael
Dean Martin / It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / NBC TV broadcast, The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Show / Hollywood 12.5.52
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 
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 / a sort of concept album
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 / written by Robert Wells & Mel Tormé 
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 17, 2021

The Best Playlists Happen While You’re Dancing: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 87

Merry Xmas, Kiddie Records Weekly!

Coffeetime, December 17, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Dizzy Reece / Asia Minor / Spiritus Parkus / New Jazz / 3.13.62 
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra / Blue Jazz / Brunswick / 7.25.32 
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 / Hello Santa Claus / 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 / with the Starlighters & Peggy Lee, dialogue with Vera-Ellen & Peggy Lee
Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We’re a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1964
Janet Orenstein / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / There’s Always Tomorrow / Decca / 1964 / with the Videocraft Chorus 

set 3
Hank Mobley / Workout / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Blue Note / 3.26.61 
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / That’s All / Prestige / 4.18.61 
Sammy Kaye / Santa Claus Is on His Way / Victor / 1941 / vocal = The Three Kaydets
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
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
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Yesterdays / EmArcy / 5.2.57 
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
Dean Martin / Silver Bells / NBC TV broadcast, The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Show / Hollywood 12.9.52
Alphabetical Four / Go Where I Send Thee / Decca / 8.16.38

last soulful song
The Monkees / What Am I Doing Hangin’ ‘Round / Colgems / 1967 / RIP Mike Nesmith 



Friday, December 10, 2021

Playlist with a Horn: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 86

Face it, Nancy… you’re beautiful!

Coffeetime, December 10, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Thad Jones / Detroit-New York Junction / Zec / Blue Note / 3.13.56 
Art Farmer / When Farmer Met Gryce / Deltitnu / Prestige / 5.19.54 
Jan Garber & his Orchestra / Rose Room / radio broadcast / c. 1940
Fats Waller / Hallelujah / Associated Program Service transcription / 3.11.35 / under pseudonym Flip Wallace
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / By the Fireside / Decca / London 1.15.32 / vocal = Pat O’Malley
Floyd Dixon / Empty Stocking Blues / Aladdin / LA 9.50 / with Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Fool That I Am / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59 

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

set 2
Kenny Dorham / Showboat / Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man / Time / 12.9.60 
Paul Smith / By the Fireside / By the Fireside / Savoy / LA 4.18.50
John Hardee Quartette / Man With a Horn / Jax / 1949
Andy Iona & his Islanders / Minnehaha / Columbia / 8.29.34 / vocal = Andy Iona, Sam Koki, Allen Kila, Dan Stewart
T-Bone Walker / T-Bone Shuffle / Cornet / LA 11.13.47 / T-B g, George Orendorff tp, Bumps Myers ts, Willard McDaniel p, Joe Davis b, Oscar Lee Bradley d
Delta Rhythm Boys / Domaredansen / Metronome / Stockholm 9.8.50 / with the Metronome All-Stars
Paul Frees, Royal Dano, Joan Gardner, and Laura Olsher / Plunderer’s March (We’re Despicable) / soundtrack to Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol / 1961 / music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill

set 3
Johnny “Hammond” Smith / Gettin’ the Message / Just Say So Long / Prestige / 10.14.60 
Curtis Fuller / Images of Curtis Fuller /Judyful / Savoy / 6.6, 7.60 
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Sheila / Apollo / 4.12.47 
Louis Prima & his Orchestra / Tica-Tee, Tica-Ta / Okeh / 9.15.41 / duet with Lily Ann Carol
The Ink Spots / Information Please / Decca / 1947
Matt Dennis / Welcome Matt / By the Fireside / Jubilee / 1958

set 4
John Lewis / Grand Encounter: 2° East / 3° West / Easy Living / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.10.56 
Leroy Vinnegar / Leroy Walks! / Walkin’ My Baby Back Home / Contemporary / LA 9.16.57 / arranged by Victor Feldman
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” 
Charioteers / Tica Ti Tica Ta / radio transcription / 1942
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Capitol / 8.22.46
Nancy Wilson / Easy / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol / Hollywood 1968
The Chosen Gospel Singers / No Room in the Hotel / Specialty / Hollywood 2.10.54

last soulful song
The Royal Esquires / Our Love Used to Be (On the Sunnyside Up) / Prix Records / Columbus, OH

Friday, December 03, 2021

Just Like Two Drops of Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 85

Gene, I’ve got a lotta dusting that needs doin’!

Coffeetime, December 3, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 / Domingo / Blue Note / 3.24.57 
Bobby Timmons / This Is Bobby Timmons / Joyride / Riverside / 1.13 & 14.60 
Don Albert & his Orchestra / Rockin’ and Swingin’ / Vocalion / San Antonio 11.18.36
Dubin’s Dandies aka Adrian Schubert’s Dance Orchestra / You Know Better Than That / ARC labels (Banner, Cameo, etc) / 12.17.29 / vocal = Irving Kaufman; band includes Tommy Dorsey tb 
Red Mack & his Trumpet / Just Like Two Drops of Water / Mercury / LA 1951
Toni Harper / Toni / Can’t We Be Friends / Verve / Hollywood 1.6.56 / with celeste! 

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

set 2
Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, & Harry “Sweets” Edison / Jazz Giants ’58 / Lush Life; Lullaby of the Leaves; Makin’ Whoopee; It Never Entered My Mind / Verve / Hollywood 8.1.57 
Coleman Hawkins / Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster / It Never Entered My Mind / Verve / Hollywood 10.16.57 
Rudy Vallee & his Connecticut Yankees / Stein Song (University of Maine) / Victor / 2.10.30 
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Come On with the “Come On” / Okeh / 6.27.40
Gene Kelly / Put Me to the Test / from the Columbia movie Cover Girl / Hollywood 1944 

set 3
Sonny Stitt & Jack McDuff / Stitt Meets Brother Jack / ’Nother Fu’ther / Prestige / 2.16.62 
Cecil Payne / Patterns of Jazz / Saucer Eyes / Savoy / 5.22.56 
Allen Eager Quintette / Church Mouse / Savoy / 11.6.47 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Can’t Face the Music / Decca / 3.15.38 / vocal = June Richmond
The Four Vagabonds / I Can’t Make Up My Mind / Atlas / LA 1945 
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Wham of Sam / Lush Life / Reprise / LA 2.6 & 7.61 / with Tony Rizzi g 

set 4
Eddie Costa / Guys and Dolls Like Vibes / Guys and Dolls / Coral / 1.15, 17.58 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Basie Picks the Winners / That’s All / Verve / Hollywood 1965 
The Barry Sisters / Yidel Mitn Fiedel / radio transcription from the WHN radio show Yiddish Melodies in Swing / 1946 / with Sam Medoff & the Yiddish Swingtet
June Christy & the Kentones / Stompin’ at the Savoy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.27.45 
Otis Rush / Right Place, Wrong Time / Lonely Man / Capitol [unissued] / San Francisco 1971 
Jubalaires / When the Moon Goes Down / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soul song
Fran Jefferies / Gone Now / Monument / Hollywood 1968

Friday, November 26, 2021

There’s a Playlist ’Round My Shoulder: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 84

Going my way, Jack & Alan?

Coffeetime, November 26, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley, et al / The Prestige All Stars – Tenor Conclave / Tenor Conclave / Prestige / 9.7.56 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenor_Conclave
Sonny Rollins / Tenor Madness / The Most Beautiful Girl in the World / Prestige / 5.24.56 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenor_Madness
Dixie Daisies / There’s a Rainbow ’Round My Shoulder / Romeo / 8.10.28 / vocal = Irving Kaufman
Calvin Boze & his All-Stars / My Friend Told Me / Aladdin / LA 10.23.51
Mavis Rivers / Take a Number / Two Loves Have I / Capitol / Hollywood 1959 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Take_a_Number

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

set 2
Stéphane Grappelli & Bucky Pizzarelli / Duet / The Folks Who Live on the Hill / Disque Black and Blue / Nice, France 7.15.79
Chet Baker / Chet / ’Tis Autumn / Riverside / 1.19.59 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chet_(Chet_Baker_album)
Milt Jackson / Wizard of the Vibes / Lillie / Blue Note / 4.7.52 / Milt Jackson vb, Percy Heath b, Kenny Clarke d
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra / Jitterbug’s Lullaby / Vocalion / 8.1.38 http://www.jazzarcheology.com/artists/johnny_hodges.pdf
Russ Morgan & his Orchestra / Goodnight, My Beautiful / World Transcription / 7.39
Ella Fitzgerald / I’m Waitin’ for the Junkman / Decca / 9.20.49 / with Sy Oliver Orchestra https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000303498/75281-Im_waitin_for_the_junkman
Jack Carson & Alan Hale Sr / Going North / from Warner Brothers movie Thank Your Lucky Stars/ Hollywood 1943
Frank Minion / How Much Land (Does a Man Need) / Vik / 1956 / with Howard Biggs & his Orchestra

set 3
Seldon Powell / We Paid Our Dues! / Two for One / Epic / 1961
Googie [Leon] René / Romesville! / Cherry Ferrari / Class / LA 1959
Ike Quebec / Tenor Sax [45 rpm EP] / Jim Dawgs / Savoy / 8.7.45
Ambrose & his Orchestra / I’ll Walk Alone / Decca / London 4.10.44 / vocal = Anne Shelton
The Four Knights / Easy Street / Capitol / Hollywood 1954
Jimmy Ricks / Love Is the Thing / Mercury / 8.52 / with Noah Schreier & his Orchestra

set 4v Vince Guaraldi / Thanksgiving Theme / CBS TV show A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving / San Francisco 1973 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Charlie_Brown_Thanksgiving
Bob Brookmeyer / The Street Swingers / Arrowhead / Pacific Jazz / 12.57 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Street_Swingers
Lynn Hope / Tenderly / Premium / Chicago 1950 http://campber.people.clemson.edu/premium.html
Peggy Lee / Come Rain or Come Shine / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 6.10.46 / with Frank DeVol & his Orchestra https://www.peggyleediscography.com/p/captrans.php
Bobby Darin / Oh! Look at Me Now / There’s a Rainbow ’Round My Shoulder / Capitol / LA 1962
The Southern Sons / Go Down Moses / Bluebird / 7.25.41

last soul song
Solomon Burke / Party People / Atlantic / 1968



Friday, November 19, 2021

A New Day, A New Life, A New Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 83

Swing it, Mr. Donald Mills!

Coffeetime, November 19, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / Terrible “T” / Vee Jay / 2.60 
Clifford Brown & Max Roach / Joy Spring / Pacific Jazz / LA 7.54 
Mills Blue Rhythm Band / Blue Mood / Columbia / 11.20.35
Louisville Rhythm Kings aka Ben Pollack Orchestra / In a Great Big Way / Okeh / 1.25.29 / vocal = Smith Ballew 
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra / I Got an Uncle in Harlem / Columbia / 3.15.49 
Beverly Kenney / Beverly Kenney Sings for Johnny Smith / This Little Town Is Paris / Roost / 1955 

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

set 2
McCoy Tyner / Live at Newport / My Funny Valentine / Impulse! / live, Newport Jazz Festival 7.5.63 
Smith-Glamann Quintet / Poinciana / Laura / Bethlehem / 8.1.54 
Don Byas et Ses Rhytmes / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Vogue / Paris 11.24.53 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Let’s Get Happy Together / Decca / 2.2.38 
Bing Crosby / Lazy (from the Paramount movie Holiday Inn) / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Ella Mae Morse / Jumpin’ Jack / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 2.45 / with Billy May & his Orchestra
Louis Armstrong / You’re the Apple of My Eye / Decca / LA 2.6.51 / duet with Velma Middleton

set 3
Horace Silver / Silver’s Serenade / Silver’s Serenade / Blue Note / 5.7.63 
Melba Liston / Melba Liston & Her ’Bones / Blues Melba / MetroJazz / 12.58 
Mills Brothers / Swing Is the Thing / Decca / London 9.10.36 
Artie Wayne / Sleepy Baby / The Hucksters [Majestic] / with the Velvetones & Andy Phillips Orchestra 
Tommy Wolf / Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most / A New Day, A New Life, A New Love / Fraternity / 9.57 

set 4
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Lucky to Be Me / Riverside / 12.15.58 
Bud Shank / Bud Shank Quartet featuring Claude Williamson / The Lamp Is Low / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 11.56 
Dinah Washington / Chewin’ Woman Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10.45 / with Lucky Thompson & his All Stars 
June Christy & the Kentones / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 
Little Milton / Loving You / Checker [unissued] / Chicago 3.4.66
Zion Travelers / I Want to Go to Heaven and Rest / Dooto / LA 1962

last soul song
James Lately / Love, Friends and Money / Temple / Detroit 1964

Friday, November 12, 2021

We’re Gonna Make It: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 82

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

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quartet / Hank’s Prank / Blue Note [5066] / 3.27.55
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / Mogie / Vee Jay / 2.2, 3, 8.60
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

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

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 / with celeste!

set 3
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Bop Alley [alternate take] / Blue Note / 12.22.47
Dizzy Gillespie & his All-Star Quintet / Shaw ’Nuff / 5.11.45
King Cole Trio / With Plenty of Money and You / Standard transcription / 10.38
The Toppers / If Money Grew on Trees / Savoy / 1944 / with celeste!
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47
Helen Forrest / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / World Transcription / Hollywood 5.49 http://www.jimramsburg.com/by-transcription-audio.html
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
Ken Nordine / Colors / Green / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Contemporary / LA 3.28.59
Boswell Sisters / If I Had a Million Dollars [alternate take B] / Brunswick / LA 10.4.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orchestra
Bing Crosby / Pennies from Heaven / Decca / Hollywood 7.24.36 / with George Stoll & his Orchestra, with celeste!
Peggy Lee / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 6.11.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Ernestine “Annisteen” Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up (’Cause You Can’t Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45
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 05, 2021

I’ve Got a Pocketful of Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 81

As a matter of fact, I often think of you, Danny.

Coffeetime, November 5, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Mosaic / Crisis / Blue Note / 10.2.61 
Harold Land / West Coast Blues! / Terrain / Jazzland / San Francisco 5.17.60 
Dixie Stompers aka Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Jackass Blues / Columbia / 4.14.26 
Little Jack Little & his Orchestra / I'm Shooting High / Columbia / 12.23.35
Johnny Otis Orchestra / (How Can I Go On) Living and Loving You / Savoy / early 1951 / vocal = Linda Hopkins
Julie London / Julie… At Home / Goodbye / Liberty / LA 3.4.60 

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Ballads / Nancy (With the Laughing Face) / Impulse! / 9.18.62 
René Thomas / René Thomas Et Son Modern Group / My Old Flame / Polydor / Paris 3.22.56 
Larry Adler & his Orchestra / Solitude / Regal Zonophone / London 6.35
Fats Waller / African Ripples / Victor / 11.16.34 
Gertrude Lawrence / How Could We Be Wrong / HMV / London 1933 / from the Cole Porter musical Nymph Errant, sung by the character Evangeline
Bing Crosby / I’ve Got a Pocketful of Dreams / Decca / Hollywood 7.11.38 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra 
Wee Bea Booze / These Young Men Blues / Decca / 3.9.44
Chuck Willis / It Ain’t Right to Treat Me Wrong / Columbia / 1.26.51 

set 3
Charlie Rouse / Oh Yeah! / Lil Rousin’ / Epic / 12.20 & 21.60 
Baby Face Willette / [Stop and Listen] / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Blue Note / 5.22.61 
Dodo Marmarosa / Escape / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 1947 / Dodo Marmarosa p, Barney Kessel g, Gene Englund b
The Five Breezes / Just a Jitterbug / Bluebird / Chicago 11.15.40 
Les Brown / That Solid Old Man (Is Here Again) / Okeh / 1941 / vocal = Betty Bonney
Chet Baker / (Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen to You / I’m Old Fashioned / Riverside / 8.58 

set 4
Buddy Collette / Tasty Dish / Challenge / Hollywood 5.13.57 
Benny Goodman / Undecided / Columbia / 7.29.52 / Benny Goodman cl, Terry Gibbs vib, Teddy Wilson p, Mundell Lowe g, Sid Weiss b, Don Lamond d
June Christy & the Kentones / Sweet Lorraine / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 
Danny Kaye / Do You Ever Think of Me / from The Danny Kaye Show, CBS TV / Hollywood 1.22.64 
Coleman Brothers / Yes We Shall All Meet in Heaven / Coleman / c. 1.48 

last soul song
George Benson / Turn Out the Lamplight / Give Me the Night / Warner Brothers / LA 1980



Friday, October 29, 2021

I’ve Got a Pocketful of Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 80

King of the teddy bears.

Coffeetime, October 29, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / [New Soil] / Formidable [aka Cape Millie] / Blue Note / 5.2.59 
Hank Mobley / [Curtain Call] / The Mobe / Blue Note / 8.18.57 
Lou Donaldson & Clifford Brown / New Faces – New Sounds / Cookin’ / Blue Note / 6.9.53
Carroll Gibbons & The Hotel Savoy Orpheans / From the Top of Your Head (To the Tip of Your Toes) / Vocalion / London 1935 / vocal = Brian Lawrence
Henry King & his Orchestra / The Lady Is a Tramp / Decca / 8.17.37 / vocal = Joe Sudy 
Floyd Dixon & his Band / She’s Understanding / Aladdin / LA 1951
Nancy Wilson / Something Wonderful / Guess Who I Saw Today / Capitol / Hollywood 5.60 

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

set 2
Bucky Pizzarelli / Green Guitar Blues / What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? / Monmouth Evergreen / 1972 
Kenny Burrell / Blue Lights / Autumn in New York / Blue Note / 5.14.58 
Blind Willie Dunn [Eddie Lang] & Lonnie Johnson / Guitar Blues / Okeh / 5.7.29 s
Bing Crosby / I’ve Got a Pocketful of Dreams / Decca / Hollywood 7.11.38 / with John Scott Trotter & Orchestra 
Mildred Bailey & her Orchestra / Blame It on My Last Affair [Henry Nemo] / Columbia / 12.8.38
Jesse Cryor / Peculiah Beulah/ Coronet / Hollywood 11.2.45 / with Marvin Johnson & his Orchestra
Roy Rogers (King of the Cowboys) / Me and My Teddy Bear / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1950
Little Johnny Taylor / Everybody Knows About My Good Thing / Ronn / Shreveport 1971

set 3
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / ’Tis Autumn [Henry Nemo] / Prestige / 11.27.58 
Duke Pearson / The Phantom / Say You’re Mine / Blue Note / 9.11.68 
Les Brown & Orchestra / ’Tis Autumn / Okeh / 1941 / vocal = Ralph Young
The Four Barons / Lemon Squeezer / Regent / 10.5.50 
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / That Old Black Magic / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55 

set 4
Bob Cooper / Do-Re-Mi / Adventure / Capitol / Hollywood 2.61 
Bud Shank / The Bud Shank Quartet / Jubilation / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1.25.56 / cover drawing by Pauline Annon 
Peggy Lee / The Way You Look Tonight / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
James Brown / Soul on Top / What Kind of Fool Am I? [Bricusse] / King / 1969 
Selah Jubilee Singers / We Shall All Meet in Heaven / Decca / 11.16.39 

last soul song
Satisfaction Unlimited / Think of the Children / Bright City Lights / Hot Wax / 1972

Friday, October 22, 2021

My Playlist Is Coming Down: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 79

Elegance: Hadda.

Coffeetime, October 22, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce / At Newport / Splittin’ / Verve / Newport Jazz Festival 7.6.57 
Conte Candoli / Sincerely, Conte / Night Flight / Bethlehem / LA 11.20.54 
Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland/ The Golden Eight / The Golden 8 / Blue Note / live, Café Campi, Cologne 5.18 & 19.61 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Golden_8
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Time Out / Decca / 8.9.37 
Cass Hagan & his Hotel Manger Orchestra / Variety Stomp / Columbia / 5.24.27 
Bill Haid & his Cubs / Crazy Rhythm / Broadway / Chicago 8.28 / vocal = J. Allen 
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra / Wrong Neighborhood / Capitol / Hollywood 7.5.46 / vocal = Bob Merrell
Audrey Morris / Bistro Ballads / Guess Who I Saw Today / X / Chicago spring 1955 / Morris p, Johnny Pate b, Charles Walton d

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

set 2
Roy Eldridge & Dizzy Gillespie / Roy and Diz #2 / Ballad Medley: I’m Through With Love; Can’t We Be Friends; Don’t You Know; I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do; If I Had You / Clef / 10.29.54 / Eldridge & Gillespie t, Oscar Peterson p, Herb Ellis g, Ray Brown b, Louis Bellson d
Bob Chester & his Orchestra / Easy Does It / Victor / Chicago 1.2.40 
Oscar Aleman y su Quinteto de Swing / Rosa Madreselva (Honeysuckle Rose) / Odeon / Buenos Aires 8.26.44 
Henry Busse & his Orchestra / Clouds / radio broadcast / 1935 / vocal = Carl Grayson
Cats & the Fiddle / The New Look Blues / Manor / 9.48 / lead vocal = Shirley Moore 
Goree Carter & his Rocking Rhythm Orchestra / My Love Is Coming Down / Freedom / Houston c. 49
Astrud Gilberto / Beach Samba / Canoeiro / Verve / 1967 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beach_Samba

set 3
Bennie Green / Soul Stirrin’ / B.G. Mambo / Blue Note / 4.28.58 
John Hardee’s Sextet / River Edge Rock / Blue Note / 5.31.46 /Hardee ts, Bill Bivens vib, Sammy Benskin p, Jimmy Shirley g, Gene Ramey b, Big Sid Catlett d
Dodo Marmarosa / Bopmatism / Dial / LA 12.3.47 / Marmarosa p, Harry Babasin b, Jackie Mills d
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Dream Weaver / Standard Transcription / Hollywood 1950 / vocal = Johnny Amoroso
Ebonaires / Bye Bye, Bye Bye / MGM / Hollywood early 1948
Frank Sinatra / In the Wee Small Hours / I’ll Be Around / Capitol / Hollywood 2.8.55 

set 4
Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne, Ray Brown / Poll Winners Three! / Crisis / Contemporary / LA 11.2.59 
Gil Mellé / 5 Impressions of Color / Night Train to Wildwood / Blue Note / 2.27.55 / Mellé bs, Don Butterfield tuba, Lou Mecca g, Billy Phillips b, Vinnie Thomas d
Hadda Brooks / Bewildered / Modern / with the Ebonaires / LA 1949 
June Christy & the Kentones / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 
Jesse Pearson, Ann-Margret, & Bobby Rydell / Bye Bye Birdie soundtrack / A Lot of Livin’ to Do / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1963
The Hightower Brothers / I Need You Lord / Lord’s Been Good to Me / Nashboro / Nashville 1963

last soul song
The Lornettes / His Way With the Girls / Gallio / Hollywood 1965

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