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