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read an article on a post Bob Stanley on Guardian

"In the summer, the scene would move en masse to Ostend, Belgium's equivalent to Blackpool. DJ Freddy Cousaert played at the Groove, a late night downstairs bar frequented by US marines, tourists and prostitutes – it was Cousaert who later looked after Marvin Gaye during his 80s sejourn in Ostend. The music he played at the Groove included ska, Latin jazz and even Broadway songs such as Stranger in Paradise, or Whatever Lola Wants from Damn Yankees...."

2014-07-23

LEROY VINNEGAR JAZZ'S GREAT WALKER

VEE JAY RECORDS 1964                               VJLP 2502

Leroy Vinnegar was an American jazz bassist.
He recorded extensively as both a leader and sideman. 
He came to public attention in the 1950s as a result 
of recording with Lee Konitz, André Previn, Stan Getz, 
Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker, Shelly Manne, Joe Castro 
and Serge Chaloff.[1] He played bass on Previn and 
Manne's My Fair Lady album, one of the most successful 
jazz records ever produced. He also performed on another 
of jazz's biggest hit albums, 
Eddie Harris and Les McCann's Swiss Movement, released in 1969.

credits:

Leroy Vinnegar bass, 
Bill Goodwin drums, 
Mike Melvoin piano


tracks list:

A1 Doing That Thing
A2 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
A3 If I Should Lose You
A4 Love Nest
B1 Kick, Laugh, Crawl
B2 Persuasion
B3 They Say It's Wonderful
B4 Bees Sees





2014-07-21

HERBIE MANN and TAMIKO JONES A MANN and A WOMAN

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                             SD 8141 


credits and sessions recording:

Herbie Mann (fl) Joe Zawinul (p) Tamiko Jones (vo)
 Jimmy Wisner (arr) and others
NYC, September 27, 1966
10871 1-2-3
10872 It's Time That You Settled Down
10873 Sidewinder
10874 A Man And A Woman
Herbie Mann (fl, cond) Roy Ayers (vib) Joe Zawinul (p) Victor Gaskin (b)
 Everett Barksdale (bag) Roy McCurdy (d) 
Carlos "Patato" Valdes (per) Tamiko Jones (vo)
NYC, November 23, 1966
11212 Day Tripper
11214 Come Back To Me
11215 Good Thing (Is Hard To Come By)
Herbie Mann (fl) Gary Burton (vib) Reggie Workman (b) Bruno Carr (d) 
Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga d) Tamiko Jones
 (vo) Jimmy Wisner (arr, cond) unidentified strings
NYC, December 28, 1966
11362 Little Boat
11363 Only Yesterday
11365 How Insensitive (Insensatez)
11366 Sunny


tracks list:


A1 A Man And A Woman
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Francis Lai, Jerry Keller, Pierre Barough*
2:23
A2 Day Tripper
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
2:30
A3 Come Back To Me
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Alan Jay Lerner*, Burton Lane
2:42
A4 Little Boat
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Buddy Kaye, Roberto Menescal, Rolando Poscoli*
2:31
A5 It's Time That You Settled Down
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Neil Sheppard, Ray Fox
2:08
A6 A Good Thing (Is Hard To Come By)
Arranged By – Joe Zawinul
Written-By – Tamiko Jones
2:13
B1 1-2-3
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – David White (5), John Madara, Leonard Borisoff
2:12
B2 Only Yesterday
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Jimmy Wisner
2:31
B3 Sunny
Arranged By – Melba Liston
Written-By – Bobby Hebb
2:25
B4 How Insensitive
Arranged By – Melba Liston
Written-By – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinicius De Moraes
2:35
B5 Sidewinder
Arranged By – Jimmy Wisner
Written-By – Lee Morgan
2:20
      

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THE DON CARRINGTON TRIO MAKIN' IT HAPPEN

PARAGON RECORDS 1969                                 ALS 310


credits:

 Tenor Saxophone – Don Carrington
    Vocals, Drums – Cookie Edwards
    Vocals, Organ [Hammond] – Ricky Day

track list:

A1     If I Were A Carpenter
Written-by [Uncredited] – Tim Hardin
A2     Dansero     3:30
A3     MacArthur Park
Written-by [Uncredited] – Jimmy Webb
A4     A Song For My Father
Written-by [Uncredited] – Horace Silver
B1     Higher     3:20
B2     Dingus
Written By – Carrington-Holley
B3     Breaking Up Is Hard To Do     6:36
B4     Make Me Smile     3:21



 

CAL CARTER TWIST ALONG

VEE JAY RECORDS 1962                                  LP-1041


tracks list:

A1     What'd I Say    
A2     The Twist    
A3     Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go    
A4     Mother-In-Law    
A5     Mashed Potatoes    
A6     Quarter To Three    
B1     The Roach    
B2     Wimeweh    
B3     Watusi    
B4     Wabash Blues    
B5     Back Home In Indiana    
B6     Mack The Knife




2014-07-19

THE IMPRESSIONS KEEP ON PUSHING

 ABC-Paramount RECORDS 1964                   ABCS-493

credits:

Arranged By – Johnny Pate
Bass Vocals – Samuel Gooden
Tenor Vocals – Fred Cash
Vocals – Curtis Mayfield
Written-By – Curtis Mayfield (tracks: A1 to A6, B2 to B6)

Recorded June, 1964
 ABC-Paramount Records, Inc.

tracks list:

A1     Keep On Pushing     2:30
A2     I've Been Trying     2:45
A3     I Ain't Supposed To     2:28
A4     Dedicate My Song To You
 Written-By – Alice Beard1:52
A5     Long, Long Winter     2:48
A6     Somebody Help Me     3:15
B1     Theme From Lillies Of The Field (Amen)
Written-By – Jerry Goldsmith3:25
B2     I Thank Heaven     2:30
B3     Talking About My Baby     2:33
B4     Don't Let It Hide     2:20
B5     I Love You (Yeah)     2:07
B6     I Made A Mistake     2:31




2014-07-18

LONNIE SMITH MOVE YOUR HAND

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                       BST 83426 

credits:

Lonnie Smith - organ, vocals
Rudy Jones - tenor saxophone
Ronnie Cuber - baritone saxophone
Larry McGee - guitar
Sylvester Goshay - drums

recorded at:
Live at Club Harlem, Atlantic City,
New Jersey: August 9, 1969

 Producer – Francis Wolff
Recorded By – Ed Greene
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder

tracks listing:

A1 Charlie Brown
Written-By – J. Leiber-M.Stoller*
A2     Layin' In The Cut
 Written-By – Lonnie Smith
B1     Move Your Hand
Written-By – Lonnie Smith
B2     Sunshine Superman
Written-By – Donovan

      Bonus:
  recorded on the same day but present
on the album "The Lost Grooves" track
Blue Note - B1 7243 8 31883 1 4
Issued in 1995

" Dancin' In An Easy Groove "

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JAMES BROWN and HIS FAMOUS FLAMES TOUR THE USA

      KING RECORDS 1962                                            LP 804         

The Famous Flames were an American rhythm and blues
vocal group founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by Bobby Byrd.
James Brown began his career as a member of The Famous Flames,
 emerging as the lead singer by the time of their first professional
recording, "Please, Please, Please", in 1956.

line up
James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry,
Sylvester Keels, Nash Knox, Nafloyd Scott,
Bobby Bennett, "Baby Lloyd" Stallworth, Willie Johnson,
Troy Collins, Troy Pulliam, Roy Scott, Doyle Oglesby,
Bill Hollings, Robert Gram, JW Archer, Louis Madison

Written-By – James Brown (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6) 
Recorded By KING Cincinatti


tracks list:

 A1     Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.         
A2     Choo-Choo (Loco-Motion)         
A3     Three Hearts In A Tangle Written By  Thompson/Starr     
A4     Doin' The Limbo         
A5     I Don't Care Written By  Roberts         
A6     Joggin' Along         
B1     I've Got Money         
B2     Sticky  Written By  Brown/Davis         
B3     Like A Baby  Written By  Stone         
B4     Every Beat Of My Heart Written By  Otis         
B5     In The Wee Wee Hours (Of The Nite)         
B6     Cross Firing





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2014-07-17

MEL BROWN CHICKEN FAT

ABC/IMPULSE RECORDS 1967                       AS 9152   



credits and sesssions recording:
          
Hollywood, CA, May 31, 1967
Personnel:
Gerald Wiggins (org)
Mel Brown, Herb Ellis (g)
Ronald Brown (b)
Paul Humphrey (d)

90799    Chicken Fat
90800    Home James
90801    Sad But True
90802    I'm Goin' To Jackson
90803    Greasy Spoon, Pt. 1

Hollywood, CA, June 1, 1967
Personnel:
Gerald Wiggins (org)
Mel Brown, Arthur Wright (g)
Ronald Brown (b)
Paul Humphrey (d)

90805 Shanty
90806 Slalom
90807 Anacrusis (Blues For Big Bob)
90808 Hobo Flats

track list:

A1     Chicken Fat     4:11
A2     Greasy Spoon     5:52
A3     Home James     6:31
A4     Anacrusis
Arranged By – Oliver Nelson 2:30
B1     Hobo Flats
Arranged By – Oliver Nelson 2:16
B2     Shanty     4:40
B3     Sad But True
Guitar [12 String Acoustic] – Herb Ellis 5:01
B4     I'm Goin' To Jackson
Guitar [12 String Acoustic] – Herb Ellis 4:23
B5     Slalom     4:26


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WILLIS JACKSON BOSSA NOVA PLUS

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1962                          PRST 7260

Bossa Nova Plus (also released as Shuckin')
is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which
was recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.

credits:

Willis Jackson - tenor saxophone
Tommy Flanagan - piano
Kenny Burrell - guitar
Eddie Calhoun - bass
Roy Haynes - drums
Juan Amalbert, Montego Joe - congas
Jose Paulo - congas, timbales

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, October 30, 1962

tracks list:

A1 Cachita
 Written-By – Hernandez*
A2I Left My Heart In San Francisco
 Written-By – Cross*, Cory*   
A3 Amor
Written By – James*Written-By – Ruiz*, Mendez*   
B1 Mama Inez
Written-By – Grenet*, Gilbert*   
B2 What Kind Of Fool Am I
Written-By – Newley*, Bricusse*
B3 Shuckin'
Written-By – Willis Jackson