Friday, April 30, 2021

Playlist Is Hard: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 55

JC wins the face off with Krupa, in my book.

Coffeetime, April 30, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Counce / Carl’s Blues / Nica’s Dream / Contemporary / LA 8.29.57 
J.C. Heard & Bill Perkins / Live at the Lighthouse / Don’t Stand Up / Howard Rumsey’s personal tapes / live, The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach 2.64 https://www.jazzwax.com/2019/03/bill-perkins-jc-heard.html
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Tangerine / radio broadcast / early 1940s
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / When You’re Smiling with Somebody Else / Brunswick / 1.7.28 / vocal = Bernie Cummins
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / How Blue Can You Get? / RCA Victor / LA 1949 / vocal = Charles Brown
Doris Day / A Day at the Movies / My Dream Is Yours / Columbia / Hollywood 1.3.49 / Warner Brothers movie My Dream Is Yours https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Dream_Is_Yours

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

set 2 Cannonball Adderley / Jazz Workshop Revisited / Lillie / Prestige / live, Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 9.23.62 
Richard Wess / Music She Digs the Most / Lover Man / MGM / 1.57 
Bobby Jaspar / Tenderly / Saturne / Paris 1951 
Sol Ho’opi’i & his Novelty Trio / Indiana March / Columbia / 1948
Butterbeans & Susie / Times Is Hard (So I’m Savin’ for a Rainy Day) / Okeh / Chicago 8.11.30
Bing Crosby & Bob Hope / Captain Custard / from the Paramount movie Road to Singapore / Hollywood 1940 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Johnny Johnny / Modern / Hollywood 1952 / vocal = Mari Jones
Peggy Lee / Then Was Then and Now Is Now! / Seventh Son / Capitol / Hollywood 7.7.65 

set 3
James Moody / Cookin’ the Blues / Home Fries / Argo / live, The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 6.61 
Ike Quebec / All of Me / Blue Note / 2.5.62 
James Moody / Deep Purple / Vogue / Paris 7.27.51
Don Byas / Jazz… Free and Easy / Donby / Savoy / 11.26.45
The Ink Spots / We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, and Me) / Decca / 7.16.40
Frank Sinatra / Close to You / Columbia / 6.7.43 / with the Bobby Tucker Singers
Don Nelson / The Wind / This Is Always / The Wind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 / Don Nelson (vocals, recorder), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Stan Levey (drums)

set 4
Buddy Collette / Tanganyika / Wagnervous / DIG / Hollywood 10.11.56 
Oscar Peterson / Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Song Book / Stormy Weather / Verve / Chicago summer 1959 
June Christy & the Kentones / You Took Advantage of Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.27.45 
Albert King / I’ll Play the Blues for You, Parts 1 & 2 / Stax / Memphis 1972 
The Chosen Gospel Singers / What a Wonderful Sight / Specialty / Hollywood 4.28.54

last soulful song
The Love Potion / This Love / Kapp / 1969



Friday, April 23, 2021

Playlist Time: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 54

I’d waltz with either of these three fine gentlemen.

Coffeetime, April 23, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Africaine / Splendid / 11.10.59 
Philly Joe Jones / Showcase / Interpretation / Riverside / 11.18.59 
Jack Pettis & his Pets / A Bag of Blues / Victor / 7.23.28 
Annette Hanshaw / It’s the Talk of the Town / Banner / 9.1.33
Big Maybelle / Candy / Savoy / 5.14.56
Betty Roché / Take the “A” Train / All Too Soon / Bethlehem / 1956 

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

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Hawkins! Alive! At the Village Gate / If I Had You / Verve / 8.13 & 15.52 
Modern Jazz Quartet / Django / Django / Prestige / 12.23.54 
The Hoosier Hot Shots / I Like Bananas (Because They Have No Bone) / Vocalion / 11.2.35 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Keep Cool / Recorded in Hollywood / Hollywood 1953 / vocal = Mauri Jones aka Mari Jones
Willie Mabon & his Combo / I Don’t Know / Parrot / Chicago c. 10.52
Georges Guétary / soundtrack to American in Paris / By Strauss [waltz] / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 7.20 & 27.50 / with Gene Kelly & Mack McLain (dubbing in for Oscar Levant)
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / Two of a Kind; Indiana / Atco / LA 1961 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May 

set 3
Lee Morgan / The Procrastinator / Party Time / Blue Note / 7.14.69 
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Jaws / Tangerine / Prestige / 9.12.59 
Charlie Parker & his Orchestra / An Oscar for Treadwell / Clef / 6.6.50 
The Three Peppers / Get the Gold / Variety / Philadelphia 2.27.37 
Sammy Kaye & his Orchestra / Candy / radio broadcast / c. 1945 / vocal = Sammy Kaye & Nancy Norman
Herb Jeffries / Say It Isn’t So / It’s the Talk of the Town / Bethlehem / LA 1956

set 4
Dizzy Gillespie & Stan Getz / Diz and Getz / It’s the Talk of the Town / Verve / LA 12.9.53 
Gerry Mulligan / Nights at the Turntable / Vogue / LA 1956
Peggy Lee / Sometimes I’m Happy / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Wild Bill Moore / Rock and Roll / Modern / LA 1949 / vocal = Scatman Crothers
Mose Allison / The Seventh Son / Prestige / 8.15.58 / Mose Allison p, Addison Farmer b; Ronnie Free d
Golden Gate Quartet / Bones, Bones, Bones (Ezekiel in the Valley) / Columbia / 1946

last soulful song
Tim Maia / Ela Partiu / Seroma / Rio de Janeiro 1976 

Friday, April 16, 2021

Look at the Playlist and Smile: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 53

I’m for it! Groucho, that is.

Coffeetime, April 16, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Jordan / Cliff Jordan [1565] / Beyond the Blue Horizon / Blue Note / 6.2.57 
Kenny Burrell – Jimmy Raney / 2 Guitars / Dead Heat / Prestige / 3.5.57 
Art Blakey’s Messengers / On the Roof / EmArcy [unissued] / 5.20.54 / Henry Durant ts, Horace Silver p, Percy Heath b, Art Blakey d
Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra / Birmingham Breakdown / Brunswick / 2.28.27 
Ted Weems & his Orchestra / My Cutey’s Due at Two To-Two To-Day / Victor / 7.19.26 / vocal = Parker Gibbs (sounding a little like Cliff Edwards) 
Little Miss Cornshucks [Mildred Cummings] / I Don’t Love You Anymore / Sunbeam / Chicago 10.46 http://www.uncamarvy.com/LittleMissCornshucks/littlemisscornshucks.html
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook, Volume II / For You, For Me, For Evermore / Verve / 1959

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

set 2
Dave McKenna / Teddi King: This Is New / For You, For Me, For Evermore / Inner City Records / 1978
Bill Evans / Explorations / Elsa / Riverside / 2.2.61 
David Fathead Newman / House of David / I Wish You Love / Atlantic / 1967 
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Look at the World and Smile / Victor / Chicago 2.1.27 
Groucho & Zeppo Marx (& ensemble) / I’m Against It / from the Paramount movie Horse Feathers / Hollywood 1932 
Ruth Brown / So Long / Atlantic / 1949 / with Eddie Condons’s NBC Television Orchestra
Vikki Carr / Discovery, Volume II / When in Rome / Liberty / LA 1964 / orchestra conducted by Bob Florence

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / Dearly Beloved / Nothing Ever Changes My Love for You / Blue Note / 6.8.61 
Lem Winchester / Another Opus / Like Someone in Love / New Jazz / 6.4.60 
Martha Tilton & her V-Disc Play-Fellows / Beyond the Blue Horizon / V-Disc 524B / 5.10.45 / with Sgt. Sy Oliver & his Orchestra
The Cabineers / How Can I Help It / Abbey / summer 1949 
Dick Haymes / For You, For Me, For Evermore / For You, For Me, For Evermore / Audiophile / 1976 

set 4
Dick Garcia / A Message from Dick Garcia / I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire / Dawn / 1956 
Sal Salvador / Shades of Sal Salvador / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Bethlehem / 1957 
Jim Hall / Jazz Guitar / Tangerine / Pacific Jazz / LA 1.57 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz_Guitar_(album)
June Christy & the Kentones / I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / My Cutey’s Due at Two-to-Two Today / Atco / LA 1961 / orchestra arranged & conducted by Billy May
Little Esther (Phillips) & Jimmy Ricks / Double Crossing Blues / Atlantic / 2.6, 7.64
Four Internes / I’m Using My Bible as a Road Map / Federal / 1953

last soulful song
J.T. Rhythm / My Sweet Baby / Palmer / Detroit / 1967




Friday, April 09, 2021

All I Need Is a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 52

Sammy, livin’ it up on the BBC.

Coffeetime, April 9, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Fuller / The Opener / Oscalypso / Blue Note / 6.16.57 
Lee Morgan / The Cooker / Heavy Dipper / Blue Note / 11.29.57 
Chu Berry “Little Jazz” Ensemble / Body and Soul / Commodore / 11.11.38 / Roy Eldridge tp, Chu Berry ts, Clyde Hart p, Danny Barker g, Artie Shapiro b, Sid Catlett d 
Paul Specht’s Canadian Club Orchestra / I’m Going Out if Lizzie Comes In / Columbia / London 1.28.26 / vocal = Brockton Lorne
Bill Samuels Trio / New Jockey Blues / Miracle / Chicago 1.50 
Dinah Washington / Drinking Again / Drinking Again / Roulette / 1962 

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

set 2
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins / The Nearness of You / Tampa / LA 1954 
Gil Mellé / Patterns in Jazz / Moonlight in Vermont / Blue Note / 4.1.56 
Milt Jackson / Milt Jackson Quintet with Horace Silver / I’ve Lost Your Love / Prestige / 6.16.54 
Cass Hagan & his Hotel Manger Orchestra / Hallelujah! / Columbia / 4.13.27 / vocal = Franklyn Baur 
Erskine Butterfield & his Blue Boys / A Zoot Suit / Decca / 7.24.41 
Wini Brown / He’s My Daddy / National / 8.1.49 
Annie Ross / Gypsy / All I Need Is a Boy / World Pacific / LA 1959 / with Buddy Bregman Band
The Dells / Baby Do / Vee-Jay [unissued] / 5.21.56 http://www.uncamarvy.com/Dells/dells.html

set 3
Donald Byrd / At the Half Note Café / Jeannine / Blue Note / 11.11.60 
Pete Johnson & Hadda Brooks / Swings the Boogie / Variety Boogie / Crown / LA 1958
Mills Brothers / Side Kick Joe / Decca / 6.29.38 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me / Lang-Worth Transcription / 1.10.44 / vocal = Thelma Carpenter
Beny Moré Y Su Orquesta / Dolor y Perdón [Pain & Forgiveness] / RCA Victor / Cuba 1957

set 4
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Chant of the Cosmos / Atlantic / LA 12.9.55 
Zoot Sims / Choice / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 3.59
Boone’s Jumping Jacks / Please Be Careful (If You Can’t Be Good) / Decca / 10.42 / vocal = Chester Boone
Peggy Lee / Mean to Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.28.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Sammy Davis Jr. / A Lot of Livin’ / BBC show Meet Sammy Davis Jr. / live, London 5.5.63
Soul Stirrers / Pray / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood c. 8.17.55

last soulful song
Al Jarreau / We’re in This Love Together / Warner Brothers / LA 1981



Friday, April 02, 2021

On Playlist Island: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 51

Who wouldn’t dance with lovely Ginger?

Coffeetime, April 2, 2021, Angelynn Grant

set 1
George Benson / The George Benson Cookbook / The Cooker / Columbia / 1966 
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Meet You at the Jazz Corner of the World, volume 1 / The Opener / Blue Note / live, Birdland 9.14.60 / MC = Pee Wee Marquette 
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Getting Hot / Victor / 5.23.29 / listed in Victor ledgers as Napoleon’s Emperors 
The Radiolites / There Must Be Somebody Else / Columbia / 10.26.27 / vocal = Harold “Scrappy” Lambert 
Luke Jones & his Five Joes / Ditch Diggin’ Daddy / Atlas / Hollywood early 1947 / vocal = Clarence Williams 
Audrey Morris / Bistro Ballads / April Fool / X / Chicago 4.1.55 

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

set 2
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster / Chelsea Bridge / Verve / LA 12.2.59 
Lou Donaldson / The Nearness of You / Blue Note / 10.31.59 
Teddy Wilson / On Treasure Island / Brunswick / 11.22.35 
Ginger Rogers / They All Laughed / soundtrack to Shall We Dance / Hollywood 1937
King Cole Trio / (I’ve Got Those) Mad About Him, Sad Without Him, How Can I Be Glad Without Him Blues / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44 / vocal = The Barrie Sisters
Etta Jones / This Is a Fine Time / Victor / 10.8.47 / with Luther Henderson & his orchestra
Pat Suzuki / Frenesi / Capitol [unissued] / 1961

set 3
John Lewis / Grand Encounter: 2° East / 3° West / Love Me or Leave Me / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.10.56 
Ron Jefferson / Love Lifted Me / Love Lifted Me / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.27.61 
Jimmie Grissom & the Blenders / Frank Bull’s Boogie / Miltone / LA 1947
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I Oughta Know More About You / RCA Victor / 1950 / vocal = Frances Irwin & Jack Duffy
Deep River Boys / Glad Rag Doll / RCA Victor / London 1955 / lead vocal = Harry Douglas
Chet Baker / Chet Baker Sings and Plays / Someone to Watch Over Me / Hollywood 2.28.55 

set 4
Cy Touff Octet / Keester Parade / Pacific Jazz / LA 12.4.55 
Bud Shank and Bob Cooper / Blowin’ Country / As Long As There’s Music / Pacific Jazz / LA 2.18.58 
June Christy & the Kentones / Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.13.45 
Ethel Merman / Merman in Vegas / A Lot of Livin’ to Do / Reprise / The Flamingo, Las Vegas 1962 / with Russ Black & his Orchestra
Mount Eagle Quartet / When I Take My Vacation in Heaven / Apex / c. 11.48

last soulful song
The Mighty Marvelows / You’re Breaking My Heart / ABC / Chicago 1968
The Mighty Marvelows / In the Morning / ABC / Chicago 1968