Monday, December 4, 2017

Set List 12_04_17

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Billie Holiday Albums


Billie Holiday and Mister June 1946
©William P. Gottlieb

Once Upon A Time

I Love My Man
(E.B. Marks)

1964
rec.1944
Mainstream Records Billie Holiday vocals; Eddie Heywood piano; John Simmons bass; Sid Catlett drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Love For Sale
(Cole Porter)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Five
(Bill Evans)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums

Once Upon A Time

On the Sunny Side of the Street
(Shapiro/Bernstein)

1964
rec.1944
Mainstream Records Billie Holiday vocals; Eddie Heywood piano; John Simmons bass; Sid Catlett drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Moonglow
(Hudson/Delange/Mills)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Portrait of Ravi
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Paul Motian drums; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

I’m In A Lowdown Groove
(R. Jacobs)

1966
rec.1941
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Roy Eldridge trumpet; Jimmy Powell, Lester Boone alto saxes; Ernie Powell tenor sax; Paul Chapman guitar; Eddie Heywood piano; Grachan Moncur bass; Herbie Cowans drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Blue Moon
(Rodgers/Hart)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Zonk
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott baritone sax; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums; Jimmy Knepper trombone

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

Let’s Do It
(Cole Porter)

1966
rec.1941
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Shad Collins trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins alto saxes; Lester Young tenor sax; John Collins guitar; Eddie Heywood piano; Ted Sturgis bass; Kenny Clark drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
(Rodgers/Hart)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

A Shoulder to Cry On
(Dankin/Girard)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums

2nd Hour
Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

It’s A Sin to Tell a Lie
(B. Mayhew)

1966
rec.1942
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Emmet Berry trumpet; hymie Schertzer alto sax; Babe Russin tenor sax; jimmy Hamilton clarinrt-tenor sax; Al Casey guitar; Teddy Wilson piano; Ted Sturgis bass; J.C. Heard drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

East of the Sun (West of the Moon)
(Bowman)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Alvin Stoller drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Just One of Those Things
(Cole Porter)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Sahib Shibab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

Billie Holiday
The Golden Years 
Volume II
Part III

Sugar
(Pinkard/Mitchell)

1966
rec.1939
CBS Records Billie Holiday vocals; Roy Eldridge trumpet; Benny Carter alto sax; Ernie Powell tenor sax; Danny Barker guitar; Teddy Wilson piano; Milt Hinton bass; Cozy Cole drums
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

Lover Come Back To Me
(Romberg/Hammerstein II)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Joe Newman  trumpet; Paul Quinchette  tenor sax; Freddie Green guitar; Oscar Peterson piano, organ; Ray Brown bass; Gus Johnson drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

The Lady Is A Tramp
(Rodgers/Hart)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

God Bless the Child

Georgia On My Mind
(Gorrell/Carmichael)
1972
rec abt. 1940
Columbia Billy Holiday vocals; Teddy Wilson and his orchestra
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

If the Moon Turns Green
(Cates/Hanighen)

1976
rec.1952
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Flip Phillips tenor sax; Barney Kessel guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; J.C. Heard drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Blues For Five
(Tony Scott)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Henry Grimes bass; Jimmy Knepper trombone; Sahib Shihab baritone sax; Paul Motian drums

God Bless the Child

God Bless the Child
(A. Herzog Jr/ B. Holiday)
1972
rec. abt. 1940
Columbia Billy Holiday vocals; Teddy Wilson and his orchestra
The First Verve Sessions Billie Holiday

I Cried For You
(Arnheim/Lyman/Freed)

1976
rec.1954
Verve Billie Holiday vocals; Charlie Shavers trumpet; Herb Ellis guitar; Oscar Peterson piano; Ray Brown bass; Ed Shaughnessy drums
Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

Body and Soul
(Green/Heyman/Sauer)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Clark Terry
bass; Paul Motian drums

Tony Scott & Bill Evans A Day In New York

If I’m Lucky
(Darwin/Girard)
Nov 16
1957
Fresh Sound Records Tony Scott clarinet; Bill Evans piano; Paul Motian drums

Sunday, December 3, 2017

December 4, 2017 WRFR Radio Show 3-5pm 93.3FM

Uncle Paul's Jazz Closet
Theme:
Billie Holiday Albums

Billie Holiday and Mister June 1946
©William P. Gottlieb

Paul Motian loved Billie Holiday and had many of her albums. I will play from some of them this week. He also got to play for her once in 1957, so I'll play some music from that era as well.