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...."

mardi 29 septembre 2015


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1971                   PR 10015


Johnny Hammond Smith Organ
Grover Washington Jnr Tenor Sax
James Clark Guitar(ex I`ll be there)
Ted Dunbar Guitar
Jimmy Lewis Fender Bass
Eddie Gee Drums
Ernie Royal Trpt
Robert Prado Trpt
Garnett Brown Trombonee
Richard Landry Tenor Sax
Babe Clarke Baritone Sax

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12, 1971

sessions recording:

 Grover Washington Jr. (ts) Johnny "Hammond" Smith (org)
 James Clark (g) Jimmy Lewis (el-b) Eddie Gee (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12, 1971
B-2929    Smokin' Kool
    Between The Sheets
Grover Washington Jr. (ts) Johnny "Hammond" Smith (org)
 James Clark (g -1,2) Ted Dunbar (g -3) Jimmy Lewis (el-b)
 Eddie Gee (d) unidentified horns and strings (-1)
 unidentified horns (-2) unidentified strings (-3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12, July, 1971
1.    What's Goin' On?
2.    L&J
3. A-2928    I'll Be There

tracks listing:

A1 What's Going On 9:40
A2 Smokin' Cool 6:50
B1 L&j     5:50
B2 I'll Be There 5:16
B3 Between The Sheets 9:45

2 commentaires:

  1. Outch ! un son bien Groovy et Jazzy , assurément le titre que je préfére de cette sélection , bref une perle ! Groovement , Pierre 2