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...."

jeudi 30 octobre 2014


RIVERSIDE RECORDS 1968                         RS 3008


    Marty Sheller (trumpet)
Pat Patrick (alto saxophone, flute)
Bobby Capers (tenor saxophone, flute)
Rodgers Grant (piano)
Victor Venegas (bass)
Frank Hernandez (drums)
Mongo Santamaria (congas)
Julian Cabrera (percussion)
"Chihuahua" Martinez (percussion, vocals)

"Village Gate", NYC, September 2, 1963
    B5 Para Ti

Nat Adderley (cornet -1,3,5)
Marty Sheller (trumpet, Latin percussion)
Hubert Laws (piccolo, flute, tenor saxophone)
Bobby Capers (alto,baritone saxophone)
Rodgers Grant (piano)
Victor Venegas (bass)
Jimmy Cobb (drums -1,5)
Ray Lucas (drums -2/4,6/10)
Mongo Santamaria (congas, bongos)
Carmelo Garcia (timbales)
"Chihuahua" Martinez (Latin percussion)
Wito Kortwright (guino)

NYC, spring 1964  

  1.    Skins
2.    Fatback
3.    Hammer Head
4.    Dot, Dot, Dot
5.    Corn Bread Guajira
6.    Dirty Willie
7.    Sweet 'Tater Pie
8.    Bembe Blue
9.    Dulce Amor
10.    Tacos

tracks listing:

A1        Skins    3:30  
A2        Fatback    2:28  
A3        Hammer Head    3:25  
A4        Dot, Dot, Dot    5:10  
A5        Corn Bread Guajira    2:35  
A6        Dirty Willie    5:27  
B1        Sweet Teter Pie    2:40  
B2        Bembé Blue    6:37  
B3        Dulce Amor    5:06  
B4        Tacos    2:32  
B5        Para Ti

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