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...."

vendredi 21 mars 2014


NEW JAZZ RECORDS 1962                                    NJLP 8284 
credits and sessions recording:

Session I
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 

December 12, 1962
Leo Wright (as, fl)
Dave Pike (vib, mar)
Jimmy Raney (g)
George Duvivier (b)
Willie Bobo (d)
Ray Barretto (cga)

3690 Limbo Rock
3691 La Bamba
3693 Matilda
3694 Jamaica Farewell

Session II
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 

December 12, 1962
Dave Pike (vib, mar)
Tommy Flanagan (p)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (b)
Willie Bobo (d)
Ray Barretto (cga)

3695 My Little Suede Shoes
3696 Mambo Bounce
3697 St. Thomas
3699 Cattin' Latin
3700 Calypso Blues
tracks list:

A1 La Bamba 7:36
A2 My Little Suede Shoes 3:55
A3 Matilda 3:50
A4 Mambo Bounce 3:10
B1 Limbo Rock 2:28
B2 Calypso Blues 3:45
B3 Cattin' Latin' 4:45
B4 St. Thomas 3:45
B5 Jamaica Farewell 5:00

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