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 14 janvier 2016


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1958                                 LP 1289
 also issued on Atlantic SD 1289


Ray Charles – keyboards, vocals, alto saxophone
Marcus Belgrave – trumpet
    Lee Harper – trumpet
    David Newman – tenor saxophone
    Bennie Crawford – baritone saxophone
    Edgar Willis – bass
    Richie Goldberg – drums
    Marjorie Hendricks – vocals
    The Raeletts – vocal group

This album was recorded in its entirety at 
The Newport Jazz Festival in Newport,
Rhode Island on July 5, 1958 by special arrangement
with the Directors of The Newport Jazz Festival.
Engineer [Recording] – Harold Chapman, Tom Dowd

tracks listing:

A1 The Right Time
Vocals [Solo Girl] – Marjorie Hendricks
Written-By – L. Herman*, N. Brown*, O. Cadena*
A2 In A Little Spanish Town
Written-By – Joe Young , Mabel Wayne, Sam Lewis
A3 I Got A Woman    
A4 Blues Waltz    
B1 Hot Rod
Alto Saxophone – Ray Charles
B2 Talkin' About You    
B3 Sherry
Written-By – Bennie Ross Crawford Jr.
B4 A Fool For You     

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