Friday, September 23, 2022

Why Is a Good Playlist So Hard to Find?: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 125

B&W screenshot of a smiling Julie London appearing on What's My Line in 1961
Julie’s happy shoulders.

Coffeetime, September 23, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Kenny Drew / Undercurrent / Undercurrent / Blue Note / 12.11.60 
Kenny Burrell / [Midnight Blue] / Kenny’s Sound [take 10] / Blue Note / 1.8.63 
Jacques Renard & his Orchestra / Come to Me / Brunswick / 4.19.31 / vocal = Paul Small 
Luis Russell & his Orchestra / I Got Rhythm / Brunswick / 10.24.30 / vocal = Dick Robertson 
Betty Hall Jones / Frustration, Frustration / Combo / Hollywood 1951 
Dinah Washington / Dinah! / More Than You Know / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55

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

set 2
Art Farmer / Art / Goodbye, Old Girl / Argo / 9.21-23.60 
Blossom Dearie / Autumn in New York / Barclay / Paris 1.16.56 
Art Blakey / A Night in Birdland / Once in A While / Blue Note / live, Birdland 2.21.54 
Lee Morse & Her Bluegrass Boys / Don’t Keep Me in the Dark Bright Eyes / Columbia / 6.25.28 
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Why Is a Good Man So Hard to Find? / Decca / 3.18.40 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / Blue Afterglow / Columbia / 2.7.39 / vocal = Dan Grissom 
Julie London / Swing Me an Old Song / Cuddle Up a Little Closer / Liberty / LA spring 1959 

set 3
Yusef Lateef / Psychicemotus / First Gymnopedie / Impulse! / 7.21-22.65 
Lee Morgan / The Gigolo / The Gigolo / Blue Note / 7.1.65 
Howard McGhee Sextet / Midnight at Minton’s / Dial / Hollywood 10.18.46 
Bobby Hackett & his Orchestra / That Old Gang of Mine / Vocalion / 1940 / vocal = The Tempo Twisters
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Stardust / Victor / 11.11.40 / vocal = Frank Sinatra & The Pied Pipers
Joe Derise / Joe Derise Sings / My Romance / Bethlehem / 1955

set 4
The Trombones, Inc. / They Met At The Continental Divide / Impossible / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 12.5.58  
Stan Getz / Stan Getz Plays / ’Tis Autumn / Clef / 12.12.52 
King Cole Trio / ’Tis Autumn / Capitol / Hollywood 3.29.49 / NKC p, Irving Ashby g, Joe Comfort b, with Pete Rugolo & his Orchestra
T-Bone Walker / Don’t Give Me the Runaround / Black & White / 12.46 / with Al Killian Quintet
Kaye Ballard, Jack Cassidy, & Joan Roberts / Cast Recording of Broadway show “Jerome Kern’s Roberta” / I Won’t Dance / Columbia / 1956
Golden Gate Quartet / Born Ten Thousand Years Ago / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soulful song
Willie Hutch / Foxy Brown / Ain’t That (Mellow, Mellow) / Motown / Hollywood 1974

Friday, September 16, 2022

You’re Not the Only Playlist on the Apple Tree: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 124

Ruth Chatterton hugging Walter Huston with a worried look in the 1936 movie Dodsworth
Walter’s telling Ruth about September.

Coffeetime, September 16, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bennie Green / Soul Stirrin’ / Black Pearl / Blue Note / 4.28.58 
Joe Newman / Counting Five in Sweden / The Sleeper / Metronome / live, Konserthuset Stockholm (Concert Hall) 10.13.58 
Carl Perkins / Introducing Carl Perkins / Way Cross Town / Dootone / LA 1955 
Carroll Gibbons & the Savoy Hotel Orpheans / A Faded Summer Love / Columbia / London 12.4.31 / vocal = Jack Plant
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / I’ve Had the Blues All Day / United / Chicago 4.23.53 / vocal = Johnny Harper & Tab Smith 
Morgana King / Sings the Blues / Something to Remember You By / Mercury / 1958 / with celeste!

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

set 2
Café Pierre Trio / My Ship / Monmouth Evergreen / 8.25 & 26.82 / Bucky Pizzarelli g, Russ Kassoff p, Jerry Bruno b
Don Wilkerson / Shoutin’ / Easy Living / Blue Note / 7.29.63 
Barney Wilen / Jazz Sur Seine / Vamp / Philips / Paris 2.13 & 14.58 
Django Reinhardt / The Great Artistry of Django Reinhardt / September Song / Clef / Paris 3.10.53 / Reinhardt’s last recording session
Harry Bidgood’s Broadcasters / Should I? / Broadcast [Vocalion for the UK] / London c. 1928 / vocalist (probable) = Webster Booth
Walter Huston / September Song / Brunswick / 1938 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Matt Dennis / Dennis Anyone? / Relax / RCA Victor / 1955 / Dennis p, Bill Pitman g, Ray Leatherwood b, Alvin Stoller d

set 3
Don Wilkerson / Preach Brother! / Jeanie-Weenie / Blue Note / 6.18.62 / Wilkerson ts, Sonny Clark p, Grant Green g, Butch Warren b, Billy Higgins d
Clark Terry / The Happy Horns of Clark Terry / In a Mist / Impulse! / 3.13.64 
Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess / In a Minor Groove / Autumn in Rome / New Jazz / 9.19.58 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_a_Minor_Groove
Charlie Parker / Star Eyes / Clef / 1.17.51 
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones / Columbia / 10.6.41 / vocal = Ginny Simms & Harry Babbitt, from the RKO movie Playmates 
The Master Keys / You’re Not the Only Apple on the Apple Tree / Top / 7.45 
Billy Eckstine / Billy Eckstine’s Imagination / A Faded Summer Love / EmArcy / 1958 / with Pete Rugolo & His All Stars

set 4
Max Bennett / Max Bennett, vol. 2 / Johnny Jaguar / Bethlehem / 12.14.55 / Nick Travis t, Charlie Mariano as, Jack Nimitz bs, Carl Fontana tb, Dave McKenna p, Bennett b, Mel Lewis d; composed by Lennie Niehaus
Jim Hall / Jazz Guitar / Look for the Silver Lining / Pacific Jazz / LA 1.57 / Hall g, Carl Perkins p, Red Mitchell b 
Red Nichols Five Pennies / The Peanut Vendor / Brunswick / 1.23.31 / vocal = Paul Small 
King Cole Trio / All for You / Excelsior / Hollywood 10.11.42 / NKC p, voc, Oscar Moore g, Red Callender b
Eartha Kitt / Sentimental Eartha / Once We Loved (Se Acabo) / Spark / 1970
Gospel Vocalaires of Norfolk, VA / Call Him Anytime [unedited take] / Gotham / Norfolk 8.53 / Eastern Virginia Gospel by the Virginia Folklife Project 

last soulful song
5 Stairsteps & Cubie / Love’s Happening / I’m the One Who Loves You / Curtom / Chicago 1968

Saturday, September 10, 2022

When Playlist Gets Blue: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 123

What's it all about?

Coffeetime, September 9, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Warne Marsh / Warne Marsh / It’s All Right with Me / Atlantic / 12.12.57 
Sonny Clark / Cool Struttin’ / Deep Night / Blue Note / 1.5.58 
The Rhythmic Eight aka Bert Firman Orchestra / Is She My Girl Friend? / Zonophone / Hayes, Middlesex 11.29.27 / vocal = Eddie Kollis d 
Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Just in Case You Change Your Mind / Queen / 12.20.45
Dakota Staton / Dynamic! / When Sunny Gets Blue / Capitol / 1958

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

set 2
Hank Mobley / Hi Voltage / No More Goodbys / Blue Note / 10.9.67 
Bill Evans / [Time Remembered] / Like Someone in Love / Milestone / live, Shelly’s Manne-Hole, Hollywood 4.10.62 
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / Apple Blossoms / Okeh / 10.18.29 
Bing Crosby / Lazy Day / Brunswick / Chicago 4.24.32 / with Isham Jones’ Orchestra
Joe Williams / ‘Round the Clock Blues, parts 1 & 2 / Cincinnati / Cincinnati fall 1944 / with the Three Chocolates
The Spaniels / I Like It Like That / Vee-Jay / 1959

set 3
Marty Paich / Jazz for Relaxation / Lullaby of the Leaves / Tampa / Hollywood 1956 
Herb Geller / While the Cigarette Was Burning / RTF Studio, for the “Jazz aux Champs Elysées” Radio show / Paris spring 1962 / Geller as, Jack Dieval p, Jacques Hess b, Franco Manzecchi d
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / P.S. — Tony Pastor Plays And Sings Shaw / Frenesi / Everest / 1959
Johnny Ingram & his Rhythm Czars / Ridin’ Hi / Trilon / Oakland 1946 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Not Mine / Columbia / 12.10.41 / vocal = Peggy Lee 
The Basin Street Boys / Near to You / Exclusive / Hollywood late 1946 / with Lucky Thompson’s Orchestra 
Bobby Darin / This Is Darin / Black Coffee / Atco / 5.12.59

set 4
Jazz Modes / The Jazz Modes Play Excerpts from the Frank Loesser Musical The Most Happy Fella / Happy to Make Your Acquaintance / Atlantic / 11.11.57 
Stan Getz / More West Coast / Tangerine / Norgan / 8.22.53
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Jerry Orbach & Company / Cast Recording of “The Fantasticks” / Try to Remember / MGM / 6.13.60
Cilla Black / Alfie / Capitol / London (Abbey Road) 2.22.66  The Soul Stirrers / Loved Ones are Waiting (take 2) / Specialty / Hollywood 3.4.58 / solo by Paul Foster

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Aretha / Over the Rainbow / Columbia / 8.1.60 

Friday, September 02, 2022

Play, Playlist, Play: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 122

Little Milton performing on Conan in 1997
Milton, you’re TOO good!

Coffeetime, September 2, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clifford Brown & Max Roach / Study in Brown / Swingin’ / EmArcy / 2.23-25.55 
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Val’s Blues / Blue Note / 2.9.57 
Barry Harris / Preminado / Play, Carol, Play / Riverside / 1.19.61 
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Frenesi / Victor / Hollywood 3.3.40 
Al Katz & his Kittens / I May Be Wrong (But I Think You’re Wonderful) / Columbia / 8.30.29 / vocal = Bill Brookins 
Elmore Nixon / A Hepcat’s Advice / Peacock / Houston 1951 
Sylvia Syms / Songs by Sylvia Syms / Lonely Woman / Atlantic / 1952 / with the Barbara Carroll Trio

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

set 2
David “Fathead” Newman / Straight Ahead / Summertime / Atlantic / 12.21.60 
Wes Montgomery / Montgomeryland / Old Folks / Pacific Jazz / LA 4.59
Paul Quinichette / The Vice ‘Pres’ / I’ll Always Be in Love with You / EmArcy / 1.30.52 
Lonnie Johnson / Mr. Johnson Blues / Okeh / St. Louis, MO 11.4.25 
Peg La Centra / Big Mouth Minnie / Bluebird / 10.20.38 / with Jerry Sears p
Al Bowlly / It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow / HMV / London 2.15.40 
The Four Flames aka The Hollywood Flames / Wheel of Fortune / Specialty / Hollywood 1.52 

set 3
Don Wilkerson / Shoutin’ / Happy Johnny / Blue Note / 7.29.63 
Benny Carter / New Jazz Sounds / Frenesi / Verve / 11.12.54 / Carter as, Oscar Peterson p, Herb Ellis g, Ray Brown b, Bobby White d 
Kenny Clarke & his Fifty-Second Street Boys / Confirmation / Swing / 9.5.46 / Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, as; Ray Abrams ts; Eddie DeVerteuil bs; Bud Powell p; John Collins g; Al Hall b; Clarke d
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Deep Purple / HMV / London 5.26.39 / vocal = Bruce Trent
The Cats & the Fiddle / I’m Singing (So Help Me) / Bluebird / 1.20.41 
The Charioteers / The Gaucho Serenade / NBC Reference Recording, transcription / 10.28.43 
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Ev’ry Time / Bethlehem / 2.22.55 

set 4
Henry Mancini & his Orchestra / The Return of the Pink Panther [soundtrack album] / The Wet Look / RCA Victor / 1975
Lou Levy / A Most Musical Fella / Angel Eyes / RCA Victor / LA 1.57 / Levy p, Max Bennett b, Stan Levey d, produced by Shorty Rogers
Oscar Pettiford / Oscar Pettiford / Golden Touch / Bethlehem / 1.54 
King Cole Trio / Please Consider Me / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44 / Nat King Cole p, Oscar Moore g, Johnny Miller b
Julie London / Latin in a Satin Mood / Frenesi / Liberty / LA 1962
Little Milton / Blues ’n’ Soul / You’re No Good / Stax / Memphis 1974 / “Milton, you’re no good.”
Southern Sons / Above My Head I Hear Music in the Air / Bluebird / 7.25.41

last soulful song
Diane Ray / My Summer Love (Is Heading for an Early Fall) / Mercury / 1963

Friday, August 26, 2022

Just Say Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 121

Please don’t say goodbye, Esther.

Coffeetime, August 26, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / All of You / Riverside / 5.57 / Jaspar ts, George Wallington p, Wilbur Little b, Elvin Jones d
Miles Davis / Bag’s Groove / Airegin / Prestige / 6.29.54 
Joe Roland / Joltin’ Joe Roland / Deedee’s Dance / Savoy / 1.17.50 
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Riff Romp / AFRS Jubilee Show #20 / Hollywood 4.12.43 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman 
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orchestra / Sweet Summer Breeze / Victor / 9.4.31 / vocal = Elmer Feldkamp / composed by Rudy Vallée 
The Robins / Our Romance Is Gone / Savoy / LA 12.1.49 / with Johnny Otis Band 
Carmen McRae / Bittersweet / Come Sunday / Focus / 5.20.64 / thanks to longtime listener Candis for this suggestion 

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

set 2
Benny Carter / BBB & Co. / You Can’t Tell the Difference When the Sun Goes Down / Prestige Swingville / 4.10.62 
Billy Bean, Hal Gaylor, Walter Norris / The Trio / For Heaven’s Sake / Riverside / 6.60 / Bean g, Gaylor b, Norris p / thanks to longtime listener David for this suggestion
Eddie Walters / Makin’ Whoopee! / Columbia / 3.12.29 
Ida James / I Won’t Say I Will / AFRS Jubilee Show 32 / Hollywood spring 1943 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman & Count Basie & his Orchestra 
The Ballenaires / Have You Seen My Baby / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia mid-1950s / named for label owner Irvin Ballen

set 3
Stanley Turrentine / The Spoiler / When the Sun Comes Out / Blue Note / 9.22.66 
Grant Green / Just Friends / Blue Note [unissued] / 11.26.60 
Hadda Brooks / Swingin’ the Boogie / Modern / LA 1945
The Boswell Sisters / Put That Sun Back in the Sky / Brunswick / 2.19.32 / with the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / It Never Entered My Mind / Columbia / 3.40 / vocal = Helen Forrest
The Four Barons / Lemon Squeezer / Regent / 10.5.50
Bobby Troup / Baby, Baby All the Time / Stars of Jazz #39 on KABC TV / 4.1.57 / with Al Viola g, Jim Aton b

set 4
Dave Brubeck / Time Out / Everybody’s Jumpin’ / Columbia / 1959 
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + Eleven / Airegin / Contemporary / LA 3.14.59 
Doris Day / Young at Heart / Imagination / Columbia / LA 11.47
King Cole Trio / After Midnight / You’re Looking at Me / Capitol / Hollywood 9.14.56 / with Willie Smith on alto 
Esther Phillips / Just Say Goodbye / Atlantic / 1965 / arranged by Oliver Nelson
Highway QC’s / Jesus is Waiting / Working on the Building / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1959

last soulful song
Rick Nelson / Love and Kisses / I Should Have Loved You More / Decca / LA 1965

Friday, August 19, 2022

I Talk to the Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 120

Looking good is Willie Smith’s business.

Coffeetime, August 19, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Horace-Scope / Yeah! / Blue Note / 7.9.60 
Pepper Adams / Pepper Adams Quintet / Muezzin’ / Mode / Hollywood 7.10.57 
Don Redman & his Orchestra / Coffee Light / Sesac Transcription / Hollywood 7.57 
Dixie Jazz Band aka Billy James Dance Orchestra / I’ve Got the San Francisco Blues / Jewel / c. 4.29 / vocal = William Stanley
Jimmie Lunceford & his Dance Orchestra / Rhythm Is Our Business / Vitaphone “Melody Masters” short / 1936 / vocal = Willie Smith
Floyd Dixon / San Francisco Blues / Aladdin / LA 1950 / with Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers; Dixon p, Johnny & Oscar Moore g, Johnny Miller b
Ethel Ennis / Eyes for You / Angel Eyes / RCA Victor / 1964

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

set 2
Chet Baker / Plays the Best of Lerner and Loewe / I Talk to the Trees / Riverside / 7.21.59
Teddy Charles / 3 for Duke / Sophisticated Lady / Jubilee / 5.29.57 
Jean Goldkette’s Book-Cadillac Hotel Orchestra / Don’t Be Angry with Me / Victor / Chicago 9.28.26 
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / I Only Have Eyes for You / Decca / The Hague 2.4.35 / vocal = Annie de Reuver
Mildred Bailey / Jenny / Decca / 2.14.41 / with the Delta Rhythm Boys 
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Nobody But Me / V-Disc 513B / 12.7.45

set 3
Jimmy Forrest / Soul Street / Soul Street / New Jazz / 9.9.60 
Jimmy Smith / At the Organ, Vol. 1 / Summertime/ Blue Note / 2.12.57 / with Lou Donaldson as
Dexter Gordon & his Boys / Dextrose / Savoy / 12.22.47 
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Just Dream of You / Decca / 7.16.37 
Ella Mae Morse / Captain Kidd / Capitol / Hollywood 2.14.45
Frank Sinatra / Sings for Only the Lonely / Angel Eyes / Capitol / Hollywood 5.29.58 

set 4
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / Manuel’s Mambo / Fantasy / LA 11.56 / Tjader vib, Manuel Duran p, Carlos Duran b, Luis Miranda congas, Bayardo Velarde timbales
Bud Shank & Bob Cooper / Jazz Swings Broadway / Just in Time / World Pacific / Hollywood 2.18 & 19.58
Russ Freeman / Jazz Swings Broadway / The Party’s Over / World Pacific / Hollywood 8.12.57 / Freeman p, Monty Budwig b, Shelly Manne d
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time [alt take] / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 4.17.46
José Feliciano / Feliciano! / Nena Na Na / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1968
Norfolk Jubilee Quartet / No Hiding Place / Decca / Charlotte 6.5.38

last soulful song
Garland Green / Jealous Kind of Fella / Uni / Detroit 1969

Friday, August 12, 2022

Wave to Me, My Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 119

Rest in peace, dear Pat Carroll, a Grant family favorite.

Coffeetime, August 12, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Junior Cook / Junior’s Cookin’ / Pleasure Bent / Jazzland / 12.4.61 
Horace Silver / Silver’s Blue / I’ll Know / Columbia / 7.17.56 
Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra / Jelly-Roll Blues / Victor / 11.22.38 
Jack Smith, The Whispering Baritone / Crazy Rhythm / HMV / Hayes, Middlesex, England 9.19.28
Jack McVea’s All Stars / Then I’ve Got to Go / Apollo [unissued] / LA 9.10.45 / vocal = Rabon Tarrant 
Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie / Ella and Basie! / Dream a Little Dream of Me / Verve / 7.15 & 16.63 

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

set 2
Art Pepper / Modern Art / Summertime / Intro Records / Hollywood 1.14.57 
Urbie Green / Urbie Green & his Band / I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good / Vanguard / 8.17.54 
Greta Keller / These Foolish Things / Decca / London 1936
Jack Whiting / On Your Toes / Columbia / London 3.4.37 / with Carroll Gibbons & the Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Dinning Sisters / Wave to Me, My Lady / V-Disc 659A / 1946 / with intro by co-writer, Former Sgt. William Stein
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Nobody But Me / V-Disc 513B / 12.7.45
Pat Carroll & Barbara Ruick / Stepsisters Lament / from soundtrack CBS broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella / Hollywood 11.2, 5, 6.64/ premiered on CBS TV on 2.22.65

set 3
Freddie Roach / Mo’ Greens Please / Mo’ Greens Please / Blue Note / 3.11.63 
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / The Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Cookbook, Vol. 2 / Willow Weep for Me / Prestige / 12.5.58 
Buddy Collette Septet / Leonard Feather Presents: Best from the West, Vol. 2, Modern Sounds From California / No Love, No Nothing / Blue Note / LA 12.31.54 / a blindfold test record 
J.J. Johnson / J.J. Johnson’s Jazz Quintets / Boneology / Savoy / 12.24.47 
Mildred Bailey / Jenny / Decca / 2.14.41 / with the Delta Rhythm Boys 
Mills Brothers / Nevertheless (I’m in Love with You) / Decca / 1950
Joe Williams / Jump for Joy / My Last Affair / RCA Victor / 1963 / arranged & conducted by Jimmy Jones

set 4
Stan Getz / West Coast Jazz / Love Is Here to Stay / Norgan [unissued] / Hollywood 8.55 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Dance Session Album #2 / She’s Just My Size / Clef / 8.15.54 
King Cole Trio / Baby / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Dean Martin / Pretty Baby / Nevertheless / Capitol / 1.57
Nichelle Nichols / Why Don’t You Do Right? / Epic / Hollywood 12.16.66
Original Five Blind Boys aka Jackson Harmoneers / Jesus Is a Rock in a Weary Land / Peacock / Houston fall 1953 

last soulful song
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes / Get Out (And Let Me Cry) / Landa / Philadelphia 1965

Friday, July 29, 2022

Ain’t That Just Like a Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 118

Debbie & Donald sitting pretty.

Coffeetime, July 29, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Dippin’ / Recado Bossa Nova / Blue Note / 6.18.65 
Freddie Hubbard / Open Sesame / Gypsy Blue [alt take] / Blue Note / 6.19.60 
Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra / Dardanella / Victor / 2.9.28 
Ernie Holst & his Hotel Lexington Orchestra / Dinner at Eight / Bluebird / 10.2.33
Doc Pomus / Naggin’ Wife Blues / Apollo / late 1947 or early 1948 
Anita O’Day / Trav’lin’ Light / Crazy He Calls Me / Verve / Hollywood 1.18.61 / with Johnny Mandel’s Orchestra 

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

set 2
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series / Summertime / Nocturne / Hollywood 2.27.54 
Yusef Lateef / The Centaur and the Phoenix / Summer Song / Riverside / 10.4, 6.60 x
Mundell Lowe / Satan in High Heels soundtrack; Blues for a Stripper / Lake in the Woods / MGM; Charlie Parker Records / LA 12.22.61 
Don Redman & his Orchestra / I Heard / Brunswick / 10.15.31 / vocal = DR 
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / Ain’t That Just Like a Man / AFRS Jubilee Show #26 / Hollywood early spring 1943 / vocal = Theresa Harris; Master of Ceremonies = Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman 
Billy Eckstine & his Orchestra / (She’s Got The) Blues for Sale / National / 4.21.47
Artie Shaw & his Gramercy Five / Nothin’ for Nothin’ / Decca / 1.6.50 / vocal = Mary Ann McCall 
Donald O’Connor / I Wanna Wander / soundtrack to the MGM movie I Love Melvin / Hollywood 1952 

set 3
Walter Wanderley / Samba No Esquema de Walter Wanderley / O Que Eu Gosto de Você / Odeon / Brazil 1963 
Coleman Hawkins / With the Red Garland Trio / Bean’s Blues / Prestige Swingville / 8.12.59 
Charlie Parker / The Magnificent Charlie Parker / Why Do I Love You? / Clef / 3.12.51 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Time Was / Decca / 5.19.41 / vocal = Bob Eberly & Helen O’Connell 
Delta Rhythm Boys / I’m in Love With a Gal (Who’s in Love With a Guy Who Looks Like Me But Ain’t) / Victor / Hollywood 6.29.47 
Ed Townsend / Glad to Be Here / Deep in a Dream / Capitol / Hollywood 1959 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra 

set 4
Sam Most / East Coast Jazz/9: I’m Nuts About The Most....Sam / What a Difference a Day Made / Bethlehem / 1955 / Sam Most fl, Marty Flax bars, Bill Triglia p, Barry Galbraith g, Burgher Jones b, Bobby Donaldson d
Oscar Moore / Presenting Oscar Moore / It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight / Omegatape / LA 12.12, 14.56 / Oscar Moore rhythm guitar with overdubbed solo guitar, Leroy Vinnegar b
Fats Waller / You’re a Viper / V-Disc [unissued] / Harlem 12.21.43 
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Astrud Gilberto / The Shadow of Your Smile / Non-Stop to Brazil / Verve / LA mid-60s 
The [Sensational] Nightingales / Somewhere to Lay My Head / Peacock / 1955

last soulful song
Syl Johnson / Diamond in the Rough / Could I Be Falling in Love / Hi Records / Memphis 1974



Friday, July 22, 2022

Bright Lights and You, Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 117

The Natural Four plus Curtis on The Midnight {Very} Special.

Coffeetime, July 22, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Oliver Nelson / Screamin’ the Blues / The Drive / New Jazz / 5.27.60 
Tommy Turrentine / Tommy Turrentine / Webb City / Time / 1.19.60 
The Carnival Three / Creole Lullaby (Peephole Blues) / Disc Records / 2.22.45 
Bubbling Over Five / Get Up Off That Jazzophone / Okeh / Richmond VA 10.13.29 / vocal = Bob Brown 
Cleo Brown / Breakin’ in a Pair of Shoes / Decca / LA 11.20.35 
Marvin Phillips [Marvin & Johnny] / My Baby Won’t Let Me In / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 2.12.53
Helen Carr / … Why Do I Love You / Then You’ve Never Been Blue / Bethlehem / 1955 

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

set 2
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane / Bags & Trane / The Night We Called It a Day / Atlantic / 1.15.59 
Coleman Hawkins / Today and Now / Love Song from “Apache” / Impulse! / 9.9.62 
Kenny Drew / New Faces, New Sounds / Everything Happens to Me / Blue Note / 4.16.53 
Fred Rich & his Hotel Astor Orchestra / Clap Yo’ Hands / Columbia / 11.5.26 / vocal = The Crooners 
Billie Holiday / Now They Call It Swing / Vocalion / 1.12.38
Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland / Could You Use Me? / from the soundtrack to the MGM movie Girl Crazy / Decca / Hollywood 1943 / with George Stoll & his Orchestra
Linda Hopkins / I Can’t / Federal / 1956

set 3
Bill English / Bill English / Heavy Soul / Vanguard / 1963
Ike Quebec / Heavy Soul / Heavy Soul / Blue Note / 11.26.61 
The Be Bop Boys / Webb City parts 1 & 2 / Savoy / 9.6.46
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Man, That’s Groovy / live broadcast & video / Café Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC 3.28.41 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
The Four Buddies / Don’t Leave Me Now / Savoy / 1.13.51 
Cy Coleman / If My Friends Could See Me Now / Why Try to Change Me Now / Columbia / 1966

set 4
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / Cool and Crazy / Coop de Graas / RCA Victor / LA 3.26.53 / so many cool West Coast players 
Bill Holman – Mel Lewis Quintet / Jive for Five / Liza / Andex / Hollywood 6.6.58 / Lee Katzman t, Holman ts, Jimmy Rowles p, Wilfred Middlebrook b, Lewis d
King Cole Trio / Laura / Capitol / Hollywood 7.18.52 / NKC p, John Collins g, Charlie Harris b, Bunny Shawker d
King Cole Trio / Laura / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
Tom Jones / Live in Las Vegas / Bright Lights and You Girl / Parrot / Las Vegas 1969
Charioteers / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Brunswick / 8.4.39

last soulful song
The Natural Four / Heaven Right Here on Earth / Baby Come On / Curtom / 1975









Friday, July 15, 2022

A Playlist is a Wish Your Heart Makes: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 116

What does it take to find a good Jr. Walker video these days?!

Coffeetime, July 15, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey Big Band / Tippin’ / Bethlehem / 12.57 
Lou Donaldson / Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet / Moe’s Bluff / Blue Note / 8.21.54 
Lester Young / It’s Only a Paper Moon / Aladdin / LA 1.46
Peggy English / High, High, High Up in the Hills (Watching the Clouds Roll By) / Brunswick / 12.28.26 
Paul Hamilton & his Orchestra / She Reminds Me Of You / Vocalion / 3.14.34 / vocal = George Beuchler https://bit.ly/3IrYGkb
Floyd Dixon / I Paid the Price / Aladdin [unissued] / Hollywood 12.15.50 / vocal = Mari Jones; with Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers 
Dinah Washington / Dinah! / A Cottage for Sale / EmArcy / 1.12.55 / with Hal Mooney Orchestra 

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

set 2
Joe Gordon / Lookin’ Good / Heleen / Contemporary / LA 7.11, 12 & 18.61 
Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson / The Great Kai & J.J. / Theme from Picnic / Impulse! / 11.4.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sunset / Prestige / 12.11.49 
The Bechet-Spanier Big Four / Sweet Lorraine / HRS / 3.28.40
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Cabin in the Sky / AFRS Jubilee Show #32 / Hollywood late spring 1943 / vocal = Earle Warren as; Master of Ceremonies = Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Stuff Smith Trio / Stop-Look / Asch / 9.8.44 
Bing Crosby, William Bendix, & Sir Cedric Hardwicke / Busy Doing Nothing / from Paramount movie A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Hollywood fall 1947 
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Look Around / Batucada / A&M / Hollywood 1967

set 3
Oliver Nelson / Sound Pieces / Flute Salad / Impulse! / 9.7.66 
Herbie Mann / Right Now / Desafinado / Atlantic / 4.19.62 
Al Grey / Snap Your Fingers / On Green Dolphin Street / Argo / Chicago 2.19.62 
Dolly Dawn / Smarty Pants / Vocalion / 9.27.39 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Dawn
The Ink Spots / Just for a Thrill / Decca / 1.12.39 
Jubalaires / A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes / Capitol / Hollywood 1950 
Frankie Laine / Torchin’ / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) / Columbia / 1958

set 4
Art Pepper / Modern Art / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / Intro Records / Hollywood 12.28.56 
Howard Rumsey / Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 – Oboe/Flute / Hermosa Summer / Contemporary / Hermosa Beach, Calif 2.25, 26.54
King Cole Trio / I Know That You Know / AFRS Jubilee Show #36 / Hollywood 7.43
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Mel Tormé / Right Now! / My Little Red Book / Columbia / LA 1966 / with Howard Roberts g 
The Swan Silvertones / Jesus is a Friend of Mine / Vee-Jay / 1959

last soulful song
Jr. Walker & the All Stars / What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) / Soul / Detroit 1968

Friday, July 08, 2022

Old World, New Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 115

Zelma isn’t bad; she’s colorful!

Coffeetime, July 8, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / Old World, New Imports / Blue Note / 3.7.63 
Elvin Jones / Elvin! / Buzz-at / Riverside / 12.27.61 
Django Reinhardt et Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France / I Saw Stars / Oriole / Paris 12.34 
Smith Ballew Orchestra / To Whom It May Concern / Columbia / 1.6.31 
Mel Walker / Feelin’ Mighty Lonesome / Mercury / LA 10.17.53 
Shirley Horn / Loads of Love / Do It Again / Mercury / 9.13, 15.62 

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

set 2
Benny Golson / Benny Golson and the Philadelphians / Thursday’s Theme / United Artists / 11.17.58 
Jimmy Smith / Organ Grinder Swing / I’ll Close My Eyes / Verve / 6.14 & 15.65 
[James] Von Streeter & Orchestra / I’ll Never Smile Again / Savoy / 7.27.49
Mary Lou Williams / Jazz Piano Greats / Yesterdays / Folkways [recorded by Mose Asch] / 2.44
Zelma O’Neal / I Want to Be Bad / Brunswick / 1.18.29 / with Al Goodman Orchestra 
Joe Lutcher’s Jump Band / How Fine Can You Be / Capitol / Hollywood 10.22.47
Les Brown & his Orchestra / My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time / Columbia / 3.2.45 / vocal = Doris Day
Billy Ward & his Dominoes / You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down / Federal / 6.27.53

set 3
Johnny Hodges & Earl Hines / Stride Right / Fantastic, That’s You / Verve / 1.14.66 
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Mambo / For Heaven’s Sake / Fantasy / San Francisco 9.54 
Red Garland / Red Garland’s Piano / Please Send Me Someone to Love / Prestige / 3.22.57 
Jack McVea & his Orchestra / Tatoe Pie / Exclusive / 12.47
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra / I Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Brunswick / 1939
The Four Vagabonds / Cabin in the Sky / Standard Transcription / LA 1943 
Jackie Paris / That Paris Mood [Skylark] / Detour Ahead / Coral [Brunswick] / 1954 

set 4
Barney Kessel / Barney Kessel, vol. 1, Easy Like / Tenderly / Contemporary / LA 11.14.53 
Vince Guaraldi / In Person / On Green Dolphin Street / Fantasy / live, The Trident Jazz Club, Sausalito, CA 12.4.62 / Guaraldi p, Eddie Duran g, Fred Marshall b, Colin Bailey d, Benny Valarde güiro [gueero] 
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44 / NKC p & voc, Oscar Moore g, Johnny Miller b
André Claveau / Sous une Ombrelle á Chantilly / Polydor / Paris 1950
The Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41 / lead = William Langford

last soulful song
Honey & the Bees / Love Addict / Arctic / 1969

Friday, July 01, 2022

Beau Playlist in Hotchkiss Corners: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 114

She’s got the best spot in the house. And she knows it.

Coffeetime, July 1, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Off to the Races / Off to the Races / Blue Note / 12.2.58 
Kenny Burrell – Jimmy Raney / 2 Guitars / Pivot / Prestige / 3.5.57 
Joe Marsala Sextet / Cherokee / Black & White / 1.12.45 
The Captivators [The Five Pennies] / Get Happy / Brunswick / 10.22.29 / vocal = Scrappy Lambert 
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Mean Papa Blues / Aladdin / LA 12.15.50 / vocal = Mari Jones / Floyd Dixon p, Johnny & Oscar Moore g, Johnny Miller b
Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson / Bad Man Jackson, That’s Me / Queen / c. 12.19.45 
Sarah Vaughan / Tenderly / live, Sweden 1958 / with Ronnell Bright p, Richard Davis b, & Art Morgan d

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

set 2
Charlie Rouse / Yeah! / When Sunny Gets Blue / Epic / 12.20, 21.60 
Rex Stewart / Rendezvous with Rex / Blue Echo / Felsted / 1.31.58 
Pee Wee Crayton / Pappy’s Blues / Recorded in Hollywood / Hollywood 1953 / with the Red Callender Sextette
Ethel Waters / Three Little Words / Columbia / 11.18.30 / with Ben Selvin on violin 
Phil Harris & his Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors / Theme: Rose Room; My Extraordinary Gal / radio broadcast / Hollywood 1933 
Big Maybelle / Gabbin’ Blues (Don’t Run My Business) / Okeh / 10.8.52 / with co-composer Rose Marie McCoy
Rick Nelson / Rick Is 21 / Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans / Imperial / Hollywood 1961

set 3
Grant Green / Street of Dreams / Lazy Afternoon / Blue Note / 11.16.64 
Charlie Rouse & Paul Quinichette / The Chase Is On / Tender Trap / Bethlehem / 8.29.57 
Stan Getz & Al Haig / Earless Engineering / Prestige / 1.6.50 / Getz ts, Al Haig p, Tommy Potter b, Roy Haynes d
Bob Chester & his Orchestra / Beau Night in Hotchkiss Corners / 1.6.41 / vocal = Betty Bradley 
The Ravens / Together / National / 1947
Sammy Davis Jr. / I Don’t Care Who Knows / Capitol / Hollywood 1.13.49 / with Dave Cavanaugh’s Music; Sammy’s first studio recording 

set 4
Bill Evans / How My Heart Sings! / Summertime / Riverside / 5.17.62 / Evans p, Chuck Israels b, Paul Motian d 
Vince Guaraldi / In Person / On Green Dolphin Street / Fantasy / live, The Trident Jazz Club, Sausalito, CA 12.4.62 / Guaraldi p, Eddie Duran g, Fred Marshall b, Colin Bailey d, Benny Valarde güiro [gueero] 
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44 / NKC p & voc, Oscar Moore g, Johnny Miller b
Frank Sinatra / Sinatra’s Sinatra / Pocketful of Miracles / Reprise / Hollywood 11.22.61
Golden Gate Quartet / He Said He Could Calm the Ocean / Bluebird / Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, SC 10.6.39

last soulful song
Black Heat / Black Heat / Time Is Gonna Catch You / Atlantic / 1972 



Friday, June 24, 2022

Smokey Hollow Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 113

The beautiful Pearl tells them exactly what is her line.

Coffeetime, June 24, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Ugetsu / Ping Pong / Riverside / live, Birdland 6.16.63 
Zoot Sims / Zoot! / Osmosis / Riverside / 12.13, 18.56 
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / A Minor Breakdown [alt take] / Vocalion [unissued] / 12.10.37 
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orchestra / Now You’re in My Arms / Victor / 4.23.31 / vocal = Elmer Feldkamp 
Lil Greenwood / Love Will Make You a Slave / Specialty / Hollywood 12.1.51 / with Roy Milton & his Solid Senders
Beverly Kenney / Sings for Playboys / A Summer Romance / 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
Wilbur Harden & John Coltrane / Tanganyika Strut / Once in a While / Savoy / 5.13.58 
Conte Candoli / Sincerely, Conte / Everything Happens to Me / Bethlehem / LA 11.20.54 
Sonny Thompson / Nightfall / King / 1949
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Hot Feet / Victor / 3.7.29 / vocalizations by Cootie Williams 
Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) & his Combination / I Know That You Know / Perfect / 1.26.27
T-Bone Walker / No Worry Blues / Black & White / LA 9.30.46 / with Jack McVea & All Stars
Pearl Bailey / Pearl Bailey Entertains / Get It Off Your Mind / Columbia / 1950

set 3
Hal Singer & Charlie Shavers / Blue Stompin’ / Midnight / Prestige / 2.20.59 
The Be Bop Boys / Smokey Hollow Jump / Savoy / 1948 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / All of Me / Decca / 3.3.39 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
The Marshall Brothers / I Didn’t Know / Savoy / 12.17.51
Johnny Hartman / I Just Dropped By to Say Hello / Don’t You Know I Care (Or Don’t You Care to Know) / Impulse! / 10.17.63 

set 4
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Summertime / Dawn / 2.3.56 / Mathews accordion, Oscar Pettiford b, Kenny Clarke d
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Fire One / Mode / Hollywood 6.5.57 / Kamuca ts, Carl Perkins p, Leroy Vinnegar b, Stan Levey d
Dave Brubeck / Dave Digs Disney / Very Good Advice / Columbia / summer 1957 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Digs_Disney
Julia Lee & her Boy Friends / All I Do Is Worry / Capitol / Hollywood 1948 / Lee p, Jack Marshall g, Billy Hadnott b, Baby Lovett d 
King Cole Trio / I’d Love to Make Love to You / Capitol / Hollywood 4.13.45
Joanie Sommers / Softly, The Brazilian Sound / That’s All / Warner Brothers / LA 1963 / with Laurindo Almeida
Gospel Vocalaires of Norfolk, VA / I’ll Be Satisfied [unedited take] / Gotham / Norfolk 8.53

last soulful song
Daryl Hall & John Oates / Alone Too Long / RCA Victor / 1975

Friday, June 17, 2022

Walkin’ My Playlist Back Home: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 112

The look of love when Maxine sings.

Coffeetime, June 17, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Clark Terry / Serenade to a Bus Seat / Boomerang / Riverside / 4.27.57 
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / Back from the Gig / Blue Note / 2.15.63 
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Rustle of Spring / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41
Ed Kirkeby & his Orchestra / Walkin’ My Baby Back Home / Okeh / 1.27.31 / vocal = Elmer Feldkamp 
Marion “Blues Woman” Abernathy / Voo-it! Voo-it! / Juke Box / Chicago 1945 / with Buddy Banks & his Buddies 
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / How Long Has This Been Going On / Kapp / 1958 

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

set 2
Lester Young / Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio [The President Plays] / I’m Confessin’ / Norgran / 11.28.52 
Wilbur Harden / The King and I / We Kiss in the Shadow / Savoy / 9.58
Barney Kessel / The Poll Winners / You Go to My Head / Contemporary / 3.18, 19.57 
Bobby Troup / Bobby Swings Tenderly / It Never Entered My Mind / Mode / Hollywood 7.57 ​​
Ray Ventura & his Collegians / I’m Doing What I’m Doing for Love / Odeon / Paris 9.27.29 / vocal = Grace Edwards
Cee Pee Johnson & his Band / Miss Jiveola Brown / Apollo [unissued] / 11.2.45
Dick Haymes / The Big Backyard, Part 1 / soundtrack to the Universal Pictures movie Up in Central Park / Hollywood 1948 
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, His Guitar & Orchestra / I Live My Life / Peacock / Houston summer 1950

set 3
Coleman Hawkins & Clark Terry / Back in Bean’s Bag / A Tune for the Tutor / Columbia / 12.10.62 
Wynton Kelly & Wes Montgomery / Smokin’ at the Half Note / Four on Six / Verve / 9.22.65 
The Sepia Tones / Boogie #1 / Juke Box / Chicago 8.1.44 
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Red River Valley / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / vocal = Maxine Sullivan
Jubalaires / It Ain’t What You Want That Does You Good / Capitol / Hollywood 1949
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Memphis in June / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.10.56 

set 4
Don Fagerquist Nonette / The Les Brown All Stars / The Man I Love / Capital / Hollywood 6.21.55
Bob Enevoldsen / The Bob Enevoldsen Quintet / Topsy / Tampa / LA 8.8.55 
Woody Herman & his Orchestra / Four Brothers / Columbia / 12.27.47
King Cole Trio / I’m Lost / Excelsior / LA 3.1.43
Nancy Wilson / The Sound of Nancy Wilson / Alone with My Thoughts of You / Capitol / Hollywood 1968 
Soul Stirrers / Come and Go to that Land / Specialty / Hollywood 7.10.53

last soulful song
McFadden & Whitehead / Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now / Philadelphia International / Philadelphia 1978 

Friday, June 10, 2022

A Playlist in Calico: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 111

Hurry for sweet bobbysoxer Beryl.

Coffeetime, June 10, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Pepper Adams / Pepper Adams Quintet / Freddie Froo / Mode / Hollywood 7.10.57 
Horace Silver / Finger Poppin’ with The Horace Silver Quintet / Cookin’ at the Continental / Blue Note / 1.31.59 
Luis Russell & his Louisiana Swing Orchestra / Jersey Lightning / Okeh / 9.9.29 
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / Congratulations / Regal / 1.13.30 / vocal = Rodman Lewis
Trixie Smith / My Unusual Man / Decca / 5.26.38 
Martha Davis & the Esquires / Lovin’ Blues / Urban / LA c. 11.46 / with Davis p, Leo Blevins g, Buzz Johnson b, and Charles Gray d http://www.uncamarvy.com/MarthaDavis/marthadavis.html
Helen Carr / Down in the Depths on the 90th Floor / I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.5.55 

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

set 2
Wynton Kelly / Wynton Kelly Piano / Don’t Explain / Riverside / 1.31.58 
Coleman Hawkins / I Can’t Get Started / Decca 7.30.52 / with George Barnes g, others unknown 
Eddie Heywood / Eddie Heywood / Hey There / EmArcy / 7.55 / Heywood p, Wendell Marshall b, Jimmy Crawford d
Don Byas / What Do You Want with My Heart / Savoy / 8.17.44 
The Three Ts / You Turn the Tables on Me / NBC radio broadcast / live, Hickory House 12.4.36 / vocal = Jack Teagarden 
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Decca / 12.23.35 / vocal = Dan Grissom 
Jack McVea & his Door Openers / The Keys in the Mailbox / Black & White / Hollywood c. 1.47 / vocal = McVea & Rabon Tarrant
Pat Moran [aka Helen Mudgett] / What a Difference a Day Made / Bethlehem / 5.56 / vocal = Bev Kelly 

set 3
Art Farmer / Winner’s Circle / Lazy Afternoon / Bethlehem / 9.57 
Wild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges / Con-Soul & Sax / Lil’ Darlin’ / RCA Victor / 1.7.65 
Paul Quinichette / The Heat’s Off / Decca / 9.25.53 
Jessie Matthews & Jack Whiting / Your Heart Skips a Beat / from the Gaumont-British movie Sailing Along / London 1938 
Mills Brothers / There Goes My Headache / Decca / 9/14/34 
Bobby Short / Fun to Be Fooled / Atlantic / 1956 / Short p, Buddy Woodson b, Mauri Russell d

set 4
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Sweet Blanche / Riverside / 5.57 / Jaspar fl, George Wallington p, Wilbur Little b, Elvin Jones d
Dave Pell / A Pell of a Time / Love Me or Leave Me / RCA Victor / LA 1.23.57 / Pell ts, Jack Sheldon t, Bobby Burgess tb, Pepper Adams bari, Tommy Tedesco g, Marty Paich p, Tom Kelly b, Mel Lewis d 
Oscar Rabin & his Romany Band / See How They Run / British Pathé film / London 9.16.37 / vocal = Beryl Davis & members of the band
Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers / A Gal in Calico / Capitol / Hollywood 9.27.45 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Wingman Quartet / Shelter in the Time of Storm / Down Beat / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Darlings / My Pillow / Doré / LA 1963





Friday, June 03, 2022

Garde Moi Dans Tes Playlists: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 110

George brings the joy of household chores to brave soldiers.

Coffeetime, June 3, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / Minority / Riverside / 7.1.58 
Walter Davis Jr. / Davis Cup / Loodle-Lot / Blue Note / 8.2.59 
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Cherokee, parts 1 & 2 / Decca / 2.3.39 
George Olsen & his Music / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Victor / 8.18.27 / vocal = Bob Borger
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Silent George / King / 10.18.50 / vocal = Myra Johnson 
Esther Phillips / Confessin’ the Blues / I Wonder / Atlantic / Hollywood 10.14.66

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

set 2
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / I'm a Fool to Want You (unissued take 1) / Vee Jay / 2.2, 3, 8.60 
Buddy DeFranco / Pretty Moods / Deep Purple / Norgran / 4.7.54 / DeFranco cl, Sonny Clark p, Gene Wright b, Bobby White d
Hank Jones / Urbanity / The Night We Called It a Day / Clef / fall 1947
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doin’ Things / Okeh / 5.4.27 / Venuti vln, Lang g, Arthur Schutt p
Mlle. Lucienne Boyer / Desir... (Garde Moi Dans Tes Bras) / Columbia / Paris 1930 
George Formby / When I’m Cleaning Windows / Regal Zonophone / London 1936 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_I%27m_Cleaning_Windows
Bill Coleman / Come On A’ My House / Philips / Paris 11.9.51 
Johnny “Guitar” Watson / Oh Baby / RPM / LA 1955

set 3
Curtis Amy & Frank Butler / Groovin’ Blue / Bobblin’ / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 12.10.60 
Tadd Dameron / The Magic Touch / Just Plain Talkin’ / Riverside / 4.16.62 
Dexter Gordon / The Duel, parts 1 & 2 / Dial / LA 12.4.47
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / The Skunk Song / soundie / LA 3.30.42 / with The Cabaliers aka The Four Palmer Brothers 
The Dinning Sisters / The Way You Look Tonight / Capitol / Hollywood 1945
Beny Moré y Su Orquesta / Asi Es... Beny / Te Quedarás / RCA Victor / Havana 10.20.58

set 4
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Twilight Time / Arbors Jazz / 2004
Ellis Larkins & Ruby Braff / 2 x 2 / Thou Swell / Vanguard / 1956
Ted Brown / Free Wheeling / Aretha / Vanguard / Hollywood 10.24.56 
Jo Stafford / The Best Things in Life Are Free / Capitol / Hollywood 11.7.47 / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra
Nat King Cole / Ballerina / Capitol / Hollywood 1957 / with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
Golden Gate Quartet / Everything Moves by the Grace of God / Charlotte, NC 2.2.39

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Catch You on the Rebound / Double Shot / Hollywood 1967





Friday, May 27, 2022

If the Playlist Turns Green: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 109

You must watch for the wink we get from Sonny! (see below)

Coffeetime, May 27, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Counce / Exploring the Future / Foreplay / Dooto / 4.8.58 
Lee Morgan / The Cooker / New-Ma / Blue Note / 11.29 
Benny Carter & his Harlem Club Orchestra / Devil’s Holiday / Columbia / 10.16.33 
Little Jack Little Orchestra / Old Roses / Columbia / 2.8.34 
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / What’s the Use / Specialty / Hollywood 9.47
Anita O’Day / Trav’lin’ Light / If the Moon Turns Green / Verve / Hollywood 1.18.61 / with Johnny Mandel’s Orchestra 

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

set 2
Chico Hamilton / Ellington Suite / In a Sentimental Mood / World Pacific / Hollywood 1.9 & 12.59 
Ray Draper / A Tuba Jazz / Angel Eyes / Jubilee / 11.58 
Benny Carter / Benny Carter Plays Pretty / Laura / Norgran / 9.14.54 
The New York Night Birds [Harry Bidgood & his Broadcasters] / Sweetheart, We Need Each Other / Broadcast / London 1929
Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogee Boys / (My Darling) It’s You, Only You / Vocalion / 10.4.39 
Blossom Dearie / Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott’s / I’m Hip / Fontana / live, London 1966 

set 3
Sonny Stitt / Now! / Touchy / Impulse! / 6.10.63 
Jimmy Smith / Softly as a Summer Breeze / One for Philly Joe / Blue Note / 10.14.58 
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette’s Swinging Shepherds / The Funky Shepherds / EmArcy / LA 3.7.58 
Eddie Davis / Happy Birthday / Sittin’ in With / 1948 
Skinnay Ennis & his Orchestra / I Wanna Be Loved / radio transcription / 1948
The Ravens / Deep Purple / National / 1.27.49
Matt Dennis / Plays and Sings Matt Dennis / Angel Eyes / Kapp / live, Tally Ho, Hollywood 1958 

set 4
Chet Baker & Art Pepper / Playboys / Minor Yours / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.31.56 
Eddie South / Deep Purple / Standard Transcription / 6.14.44 / South vln, Billy Taylor p, Eddie Brown d
Peggy Lee / Taking a Chance on Love / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 5.14.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Pee Wee Crayton / Yours Truly / Imperial / LA 1955
The Mello-Tones / Cool by the Riverbanks / Okeh / 10.24.50

last soulful song
Tutti Hill / He’s a Lover / ARock / 1964