Friday, May 20, 2022

A Certain Smile, A Certain Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 108

Danny Kaye and a ventriloquist's dummy that looks like him from the movie Knock on Wood
Yes. I *am* featuring yet another photo of Danny Kaye. So?

Coffeetime, May 20, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Howard McGhee / The Return of Howard McGhee / Rifftide / Bethlehem / 10.22.55 
Conte Candoli All Stars / Big Jazz / Zizanie / Crown / Hollywood 2.3.60 
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements / Giuff / Verve / LA 2.16.59 
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Don’t Be That Way / Decca / 3.16.38 
Bob Causer & his Cornellians / I’m Playing with Fire / Melotone / 1.10.33 / vocal = Chick Bullock
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / [My Feet Are Killing Me, Marching In] The Infantry Blues / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee 41 / Hollywood summer 1943
Amos Milburn & his Aladdin Chicken-Shackers / Walking Blues / Aladdin / LA 1950
Dinah Washington / Since I Fell for You / Mercury / Chicago 11.13.47 / with the Rudy Martin Trio

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

set 2
Vince Guaraldi / Cast Your Fate to the Wind / Since I Fell for You / Fantasy / San Francisco 11.61
Paul Desmond / Easy Living / Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered / RCA Victor / 7.14.64
Bechet-Spanier Big Four / Squeeze Me / HRS [Hot Record Society] / 4.6.40
Bing Crosby / Paradise / Brunswick / 3.15.32 / with Victor Young & the ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra
Billie Holiday / On the Sentimental Side [take 1] / Columbia / 1.12.38 
The Larks / Lucy Brown / Apollo / 3.27.51
Astrud Gilberto & Walter Wanderley / A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness / Voce Ja Foi Bahia / Verve / 9.20-23.66 

set 3
Ike Quebec / Bossa Nova Soul Samba / Favela / Blue Note / 10.5.62 
Kenny Clarke / Bohemia After Dark / Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya / Savoy / 6.28.55 
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Deep Purple / Camel Caravan broadcast / Detroit 2.28.39 / vocal = Martha Tilton
The Marshall Brothers / I Won't Believe You Anymore / Savoy [unissued] / 12.17.51 
Fred Astaire / The Astaire Story, Volume 3 / Night and Day / Clef / LA 12.52 

set 4
Shorty Rogers / Martians, Come Back! / Planetarium / Atlantic / LA 10.26.55 
Bud Shank / Bud Shank – Shorty Rogers / Paradise / Pacific Jazz / LA 5.2.55 
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Rosetta / Bluebird / 3.6.35 / with celeste! 
Peggy Lee / Goody Goody / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 7.4.8.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four 
Gwen Verdon / The Girl I Left Home For / Find Me a Primitive Man / RCA Victor / 1956
Danny Kaye / All About You / Decca / 2.26.54 / from the Paramount movie Knock on Wood  
The Southern Harmonizers / What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? / Specialty / Hollywood late 1947

last soulful song
The Isley Brothers / The Heat Is On / For the Love of You (Part 1 & 2) / T-Neck / Burbank 1975 

Friday, May 13, 2022

It’s the Same Old Playlist: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 107

Elegant and talented Hadda Brooks.

Coffeetime, May 13, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Chambers / Whims of Chambers / We Six / Blue Note / 9.21.56 
Art Farmer / Art Farmer Quintet featuring Gigi Gryce / Forecast / Prestige / 10.21.55 
Pete Johnson’s Band / 627 Stomp / Decca / 11.11.40 
Ray Noble & his Orchestra / Blue Moon / Victor / 1.12.35 / vocal = Al Bowlly 
Johnny Otis Band / Mistrustin’ Blues / Savoy / 2.27.50 / vocals = Little Esther & Mel Walker 
Chris Connor / Sings Lullabys of Birdland / Try a Little Tenderness / Bethlehem / 8.9-11.54 / with Ellis Larkins Trio: Ellis Larkins p, Everett Barksdale g, Beverly Peer b

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

set 2
George Benson / The New Boss Guitar of George Benson with the Brother Jack McDuff Quartet / Easy Living / Prestige / 5.1.64 
Lou Donaldson & Clifford Brown / You Go to My Head / Blue Note / 6.9.53 
Coleman Hawkins [Leonard Feather's All Stars] / My Ideal / Commodore / 12.4.43  
Eddie Lang / April Kisses / Okeh / 4.1.27 
Helen Kane / I’ve Got It (But It Don’t Do Me No Good) / Victor / 7.1.30 
Comedian Harmonists / Dwarfs Yodel Song / HMV / London 12.15.38
Billy Eckstine & his Orchestra / I Love the Rhythm in a Riff / National / 5.2.45 
Julie London / Feeling Good / Girl Talk / Liberty / LA summer 1965 

set 3
Harold Land / Eastward Ho! / Slowly / Jazzland / 7.5.60 
Tommy Flanagan / Moodsville 9 / Jes’ Fine / Prestige / 5.18.60 
Hadda Brooks / Humoresque / Modern / 1947
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / It’s the Same Old Dream / Musicraft / LA 1946 / vocal = Mel Tormé
The Cats & the Fiddle / I’ll Never, Never Let You Go / Gotham / Philadelphia / 9.49 / vocal = Doris Knighton 
Jimmy Witherspoon / ’Spoon / It Only Happens Once / Reprise / Hollywood 12.8-9.59 

set 4
Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer / Recorded Fall ’61 / Nice Work If You Can Get It / Impulse! / 9.12-13.61 
Leroy Vinnegar / Leroy Walks! / Walkin' By the River / Contemporary / LA 9.23.57 
Peggy Lee / Lullaby of Broadway / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 7.16.46 / with Buddy Cole’s Four of a Kind 
Jo Stafford / Blue Moon / Decca / 2.15.52 / with the Pied Pipers and Paul Weston & his Orchestra 
C.B.S. Trumpeteers / Right John / Nashboro / Nashville 1959

last soulful song
The Dells / Stay in My Corner / Vee-Jay / 1965

Friday, May 06, 2022

My Playlist Has Circles Under His Eyes: Coffeetime Homebrew ep 106

Saluting our service members AND the Golden Gate Quartet!

Coffeetime, May 6, 2022, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Les Liaisons Dangereuse / No Problem #2 / Fontana / 7.28 & 29.59 
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / Potpourri / Prestige / 4.19.57 
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra / Lafayette / Victor / 12.13.32 
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / If the Moon Turns Green / HMV / London 4.13.35
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Look Out / Decca / 6.4.47
Billie Holiday / Billie Holiday Sings / These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) / Clef / 3.26.52

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

set 2
Wes Montgomery / Montgomeryland / Falling in Love with Love / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.1.59 
Kenny Drew / Pal Joey / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was / Riverside / 10.15.57 
Johnny Hodges / Blues A-Plenty / I Didn’t Know About You / Verve / 4.5.58 
Carl Kress & Dick McDonough / Stage Fright / Brunswick / 1.30.34
Sophie Tucker / My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes / Broadway / London 4.31
The Charioteers / Oooh! Look-A There Ain’t She Pretty? / Columbia / 12.5.47
Bill Kanady / Multiplication and Division / Division / Disneyland Records / LA 1963 
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Call on Me / Duke / Memphis 1962

set 3
Johnny Lytle / Done It Again / That’s the Way I Feel / Pacific Jazz / 1967 
Stanley Turrentine / Hustlin’ / The Hustler / Blue Note / 1.24.64 
Lester Young / Sunday / WMGM broadcast / live, Royal Roost 12.4.48 / Jesse Drakes t, Ted Kelly tb, Lester Young ts, Freddy Jefferson p, Tex Briscoe b, Roy Haynes d
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Blue Moon / Columbia / 1.15.35 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Four Vagabonds / The Pleasure’s All Mine / Apollo / 11.13.46
Chet Baker / [Chet Baker Sings] / Everything Happens to Me / Riverside / 8.58 

set 4
Lou Levy / A Most Musical Fella / Baubles, Bangles, & Beads / RCA Victor / LA 1.57 
Hal McKusick / The Jazz Workshop / One Score and Eight Horns Ago / RCA Victor / 4.4.56 
Red McKenzie & The Spirits of Rhythm / From Monday On / Decca / 9.11.34 
Peggy Lee / Aren’t You Glad You’re You / Capitol transcription / Hollywood 4.4.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four 
The Clovers / Fool, Fool, Fool / film / Hollywood early spring 1954 
Sammy Davis Jr. / Sammy’s Back on Broadway / I Want to Be with You / Reprise / Hollywood 4.1.65 /
Golden Gate Quartet / When the Moon Goes Down in the Valley of Time / radio transcription / 1949 

last soulful song
Joyce Kennedy / Does Anybody Love Me / Blue Rock / Chicago 1965