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, lovers of blues and soul music
and tourists, 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 7 octobre 2011


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1962                         pr 7232  

credits and session recording:
Willis Jackson (ts)
Freddie Roach (org)
Bill Jennings (g)
Wendell Marshall (b)
Frank Shea (d)
Ray Barretto (cga)
  Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1962 

tracks list:

1. Thunderbird  [Jackson[    
2. California Sun  [Glover/Levy[    
3. Back & Forth  [Jackson/Jennings[    
4. Body & Soul  [Eyton/Green/Heyman/Sour]
5. A Penny Serenade  [Halifax/Weersma]    
6. Oh, Lady Be Good  [Gershwin/Gershwin]  

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