Friday, January 29, 2021

Keep Sweeping the Cobwebs Off the Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 42

Willie gives Thelma a chuckle over old times…

Coffeetime, January 29, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Amy / Way Down / Bells and Horns / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 2.5.62 
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / The Swinging Mr. Rogers / My Heart Stood Still / Atlantic / Hollywood 3.1.55 
Larry Adler / My Little Town Belz / Decca 12.28.47 
Mary Lou Williams / The Rocks / Decca / 9.14.38 
Ted Lewis & his Band / Keep Sweeping the Cobwebs Off the Moon / Columbia / 12.23.27 / vocal = Ruth Etting (quotes Shine on Harvest Moon) 
Harold Burrage / Way Down Boogie / Aladdin / Chicago 3.26.51 / with Jimmy Binkley & his Orchestra
Beverly Kenney / Sings for Playboys / A Lover Like You / Decca / 12.2.57 [Ellis Larkins p, Joe Benjamin b]

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

set 2
Lawrence Brown / Slide Trombone / Time After Time / Clef [unissued] / 1955 
Jazz at the Philharmonic All Stars / Featuring Roy Eldridge / Embraceable You / Norgran / 9.18.49 
Seger Ellis / Ain’t Misbehavin’ / Okeh / 8.23.29 l
Jesse Price & his Blues Band / Jump It with a Shuffle / Capitol / Hollywood c. 7.46
Jo Stafford & Frankie Laine / In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening / Columbia / Hollywood / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra and Carl Fischer on piano
Big Maybelle / No More Trouble Out of Me / Columbia [unissued] / 1.20.54

set 3
Johnny Smith / Kaleidoscope / Sweet Lorraine / Verve / 11.27-30.67 [Hank Jones p, George Duvivier b, Don Lamond d]
Harry “Sweets” Edison / Sweets / Walkin’ with Sweets / Clef / LA 9.4.56 / Herman Leonard, cover 
Mills Brothers / Way Down Home / Decca / 1.25.39
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Call Me Darling (Call Me Sweetheart, Call Me Dear) / Lang-Worth Transcription / 1.10.44 / vocal = Thelma Carpenter
Kenny Dorham / This Is The Moment! / Since I Fell for You / Riverside / 7.7.58 

set 4
Duane Tatro / Jazz for Moderns / Easy Terms / Contemporary / 11.1.55 
Richie Kamuca / Jazz Erotica [also issued as West Coast Jazz in Hi Fi] / Way Down Yonder / Hi Fi Jazz / LA 5.26.57
Les Paul Trio / Dream Dust / V-Disc 649A / Hollywood 8.12.45
Peggy Lee / Don’t Be So Mean to Baby (‘Cause Baby’s So Good to You) / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Dean Martin / It’s 1200 Miles from Palm Springs to Texas / Capitol [unissued promotional single] / Hollywood 1958
Mound City Jubilee Quartette / Let That Liar Alone / Decca / 2.26.35

last soulful song
Ann Sexton / You Got to Use What You Got / Soundstage 7 / Memphis 1977



Friday, January 22, 2021

Playlist Is At It Again: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 41

Mr. Green and his pretty guitar… and Mr. Burrell and Mr. Kessel, too!

Coffeetime, January 22, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Leapin’ and Lopin’ / Zellmar’s Delight / Blue Note [unissued] / 11.13.61 
Freddie Hubbard / Ready for Freddie / Arietis / Blue Note / 8.21.61 
Benny Carter & his Orchestra [MGM Studio Orchestra] / Medley: Do, Do, Do; Bidin’ My Time; I’ve Got a Crush on You; Our Love Is Here to Stay / soundtrack to the movie An American in Paris / MGM / Hollywood 1951
Harry Bidgood’s Broadcasters / Should I? / Broadcast [Vocalion for the UK] / London c. 1928 / vocalist (probable) = Webster Booth
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Somebody Done Changed the Lock on the Door / Decca / 1.19.45
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook / Always / Verve / LA 3.58 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra

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

set 2
Johnny Smith / The Sound of Johnny Smith Guitar / Misty / Roost / 1961 
Joanne Grauer / Joanne Grauer Trio / I’m Glad There Is You / Mode / Hollywood 1957 
Quintette du Hot Club de France / The Man I Love / Decca / London 8.25.39 / Stephane Grappelli, p; Django Reinhardt, g
McKinney's Cotton Pickers / Zonky / Victor / 2.3.30 / vocal = Dave Wilborn 
Dick Powell / Wonder Bar / from the Warner Brothers movie Wonder Bar / Hollywood 1934
Betty Hall Jones / Buddy, Stay Off That Wine / Capitol / Hollywood 8.2.49 
The Intervals / Here’s that Rainy Day / Class / LA 1962
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Going Back to Where I Belong / Veltone / Oakland 1960

set 3
Grant Green / Green Street / Alone Together / Blue Note / 4.1.61 
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Moanin’ / Moanin’ / Blue Note / 10.30.58 
Bob Crosby & The Bob-O-Links with The Bob Cats / Charley, My Boy / Standard Transcription / LA 1950 
The Four Buddies / I Will Wait / Savoy / 10.12.50 
Bobby Troup / The Songs of Bobby Troup / Midnight Sun / Bethlehem / LA 1.28.55 

set 4
Harry Babasin / Harry Babasin & the Jazz Pickers / Wingo / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Quintet / Adios / Tampa / Hollywood 6.15.55 
Peggy Lee / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.16.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Noel Coward / At Las Vegas / Alice Is At It Again / Columbia / live, Wilber Clark’s Desert Inn, Las Vegas 6.7.55 / with Carlton Hayes & his Orchestra
Bobby “Blue” Bland / It’s My Life, Baby / Duke / Memphis 1955 / with the Bill Harvey Orchestra
Jubalaires / Swing Down Chariot / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Aristocrats / Let’s Get Together Now / Warner Brothers / Philadelphia 1973

Friday, January 15, 2021

Playlist in the Morning (Kisses in the Night): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 40

The lovely and talented (and old record lover) Martha Davis!

Coffeetime, January 15, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Roll Call / Take Your Pick / Blue Note / 11.13.60 
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley’s Second Message / Crazeology / Prestige / 7.27.56 
Cee Pee Johnson & his Orchestra / Swing Crazy / AFRS Jubilee #61 / Hollywood c. 12.44 / with Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman as emcee, dubbed in on 1.17.44 
Leo Reisman & his Orchestra / My Sweeter Than Sweet / Victor / 11.1.29 / vocal = Larry Levin 
Annisteen Allen & her Home Town Boys / More, More, More / Queen / 12.1.45
Billie Holiday / I’ll Look Around / Decca / 4.9.46 / with Billy Kyle & his Trio [quintet?] 

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

set 2
Wynton Kelly / Undiluted / My Ship / Verve / 2.5.65 
Paul Desmond / Glad to Be Unhappy / All Across the City / RCA Victor / 9.16.54 
Les Spann / Gemini / Afterthought / Jazzland / 12.8.60
Jim and Bob, the Genial Hawaiians [Jim Holstein and Bob Pauole] / St. Louis Blues / Bluebird / Chicago 12.12.33
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Coffee in the Morning (And Kisses in the Night) / Melatone / 11.24.33 / vocal = Howard Phillips
Al Bowlly / Blue Moon / Victor / 7.20.35 / with Ray Noble & his Orchestra 
Dinah Washington / Pete / Mercury / Chicago 1947 / with Dave Young’s Orchestra
Martha Davis / Get Out Those Old Records / Coral / 2.13.51
Jiminy Cricket [Cliff Edwards] / Musical Highlights from the Mickey Mouse TV Show / I’m No Fool (As a Pedestrian); Stop, Look and Listen / Disneyland / Hollywood 1956

set 3
The Young Lions / Seeds of Sin / Vee-Jay / 4.25.60 
The Prestige All Stars / All Night Long / Boo-Lu / Prestige / 12.28.56 
Charlie Parker / Max Making Wax / Dial / 7.29.46 https://jdisc.columbia.edu/track/max-making-wax-0
The Four Vagabonds / Hit That Jive, Jack / Standard Transcription / 1943 
Kay Starr / So Tired / Capitol / Hollywood 11.2.48
Kenny Burrell / Weaver of Dreams / Until the Real Thing Comes Along / Columbia / 10.18.60 

set 4
Paul Desmond / Glad to Be Unhappy / All Through the Night / RCA Victor / 9.16.54 
Buddy Cole / S’posin / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Jim and Bob, the Genial Hawaiians [Jim Holstein and Bob Pauole] / (Coffee in the Morning) Kisses in the Night / Bluebird / Chicago 12.12.33 / vocal = Jim Holstein 
June Christy & the Kentones / Get Happy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 7.31.46 
Tiny Grimes / Nightmare Blues / Atlantic / 8.1.48 
Richard Harris / Camelot / I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight / Warner Brothers movie soundtrack / Hollywood 1967
Golden Gate Quartet / Handwriting on the Wall / Okeh [unissued] / 12.3.41

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / Songs in the Key of Life / Knocks Me Off My Feet / Tamla / 1976



Friday, January 08, 2021

Ooh! That Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 39

Thurl and the Mellomen sure do like that Plymouth.

Coffeetime, January 8, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Dorham / Whistle Stop / Windmill / Blue Note / 1.15.61 
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Let It Stand / Blue Note / 3.3.57 
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Static Strut / Harmony / 4.14.26
Bunny Berigan & his Men / Candlelights / Victor / 11.30.38 
Lloyd Keating [Ben Selvin] & his Music / Ooh! That Kiss / Velvet Tone / 12.7.31 / vocal = Smith Ballew
Amos Milburn / Walkin’ Blues / Aladdin / LA 1950
Mavis Rivers / Hooray for Love / Almost Like Being in Love / Capitol / Hollywood late summer 1960 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Jack Marshall

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

set 2
Shelly Manne / Li’l Abner / The Country’s in the Very Best of Hands / Contemporary / LA 2.57 
John Jenkins / John Jenkins with Kenny Burrell / Everything I Have Is Yours / Blue Note / 8.11.57 
Charlie Ventura / Plays Hi Fi Jazz / Stardust / Tops / 1957
Golden Gate Orchestra [The California Ramblers] / All Alone Monday / Edison / 10.7.26 / vocal = Arthur Fields 
King Cole Trio / Hit That Jive, Jack / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.22.44 / vocal = Ida James
Herb “Flamingo” Jeffries / At Least You Could Save Me a Dream / Excelsior / LA 1944 / with Eddie Beal Trio & The Three Shades of Rhythm
The Mellomen with Thurl Ravenscroft / Yes, We Have No Bananas / Decca? / mid-1950s 
Scatman Crothers, Phil Harris, & Thurl Ravenscroft / Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat / Disneyland / Hollywood 1970

set 3
Dizzy Reece / Star Bright / The Rake / Blue Note / 11.19.59 
John Coltrane / Duke Ellington & John Coltrane / The Feeling of Jazz / Impulse! / 9.26.62 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / These Foolish Things Remind Me of You / Victor / 5.27.36 / vocal = Helen Ward 
The Dixiaires [Dixieaires] / Your Red Wagon / Continental / 1948 
Johnny Hartman / John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman / My One and Only Love / Impulse! / 3.7.63 

set 4
Zoot Sims / Zoot! / Swim, Jim / Riverside / 12.13, 18.56 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoot!
Bill Perkins / Just Friends / Diane-A-Flow / Pacfic Jazz / LA 11.12.56 
June Christy & the Kentones / You’re Blasé / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 8.1.46 
Anthony Newley / Tony / Yes! We Have No Bananas / London / London 1961
Dixiaires [aka Dixieaires] / The Lord’s Alphabet / Sittin in With / LA 1951

last soulful song
The Pretenders / Just Be Yourself / Carnival / 1974

Friday, January 01, 2021

Walkin’ and Talkin’ (And Crying My Playlist Away): Coffeetime Homebrew ep 38

Joanie wondering where Peter Lorre went…

Coffeetime, January 1, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / A Tune for Richard / Blue Note / 2.14.63 
Lee Morgan / City Lights / Just by Myself / Blue Note / 8.25.57 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Five O’Clock Whistle / Okeh / 1940
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / He’s Not Worth Your Tears / Melotone / 1931 / vocal = Scrappy Lambert
Johnny Otis & his Orchestra / Get Together Blues / Savoy / LA 11.10.49 / vocal = Little Esther & Junior 
Bixie Crawford / Never to Cry Again / United / Chicago 2.12.53 

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

set 2
Stan Getz & Bill Evans / Getz & Evans / But Beautiful / Verve / 5.6.64 
Frank Wess / Frank Wess Quintet / Some Other Spring / Commodore / 5.8.54 
Eddie Lang & Carl Kress / Feeling My Way / Brunswick / 2.17.32
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / Hummin’ to Myself / Vocalion / London 5.24.32 / vocal = Jack Plant
The Comedian Harmonists / Whistle While You Work / HMV / London 12.8.38
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Rhythm Is Our Business / Decca / 12.18.34 / vocal = Willie Smith
Dinah Washington / Walkin’ and Talkin’ (And Crying My Blues Away) / Mercury / Chicago 11.13.47 / with the Rudy Martin Trio
Mel Tormé / Sunday in New York / from soundtrack to the MGM movie / Hollywood 1963

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / [In Memory Of] / Sunday in New York / Blue Note / 6.3.64 
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / In the Land of Hi Fi / Blues in Bohemia / EmArcy / 6.18.56 
Johnny Otis Band / Hangover Blues / Regent / LA 11.10.49 / Pete Lewis, guitar; Gene Phillips, Hawaiian guitar 
Ink Spots / I’ll Never Smile Again / Decca / 8.8.40 
Margaret Whiting & Bob Hope / Blind Date / Capitol / Hollywood 1950 / with the Starlighters and Billy May & his Orchestra
Johnny Desmond / Blue Smoke / You Go to My Head / Columbia / 1960

set 4
Jack Sheldon / Jack Sheldon & his Exciting All-Star Big-Band: Jack’s Groove / Aplomb / GNP / 8.57 
Jim Hall / Jazz Guitar / 9:20 Special / Pacific Jazz / LA 1.57 
Peggy Lee / Melancholy Lullaby / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Joanie Sommers / Come Alive / Sunday in New York / Columbia / 1967
Tom Jones / Along Came Jones / Endlessly / Decca / London 1965
Swan Silvertones / He Won’t Deny Me / Specialty / Pittsburgh 1951 

last soulful song
Tommie Young / Hit and Run Lover / Soul Power / Shreveport 1973