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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...."

mercredi 31 août 2011

HOUSTON PERSON GOODNESS!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                            PR 7678 

credits:

Houston Person - tenor saxophone
Sonny Phillips - organ
Billy Butler - guitar
Bob Bushnell - electric bass
Frankie Jones - drums
Buddy Caldwell - congas

 recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 25, 1969

      
    tracks listing:

A1        Hey Driver!    5:30   
A2        Goodness    9:20   
A3        Brother H    4:30   
B1        Hard Times    6:10   
B2        Jamilah    5:30   
B3        Close Your Eyes    6:25


 Jamilah      


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vendredi 26 août 2011

HERBIE HANCOCK EMPYREAN ISLES

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1964                        BLP 4175

 also issued on Blue Note BST 84175, CDP 7 84175-2.


credits :

 Bass – Ron Carter
Cornet – Freddie Hubbard
Drums – Anthony Williams
Piano – Herbie Hancock
Written-By – Herbie Hancock

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, June 17, 1964


      
tracks listing:

A1        One Finger Snap       
A2        Oliloqui Valley       
B1        Cantaloupe Island       
B2        The Egg


mercredi 24 août 2011

FREDDIE MCCOY SOUL YOGI


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                              PR 7561  

credits and session recording:

Freddie McCoy (vib) JoAnne Brackeen (p, org) Steve Wolfe (sitar)
Wally Richardson (g) Lawrence Evans (el-b)
Ray Appleton (d) Dave Blume (arr)

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 24, 1968

Ride On
Pet Sounds
I Am The Walrus
Salem Soul Song
Sorry 'Bout That

Peter Dimitriades, Emanuel Green,
Joseph Malignaggi (vln) replaces Wolfe, Richardson

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 5, 1968

Soul Yogi
What Now, My Love?
Mysterioso
           Autumn Leaves       

 tracks listing:

A1 Soul Yogi       
A2 Salem Soul Song   
A3 Sorry 'Bout That       
A4 I Am A Walrus       
A5 Pet Sounds       
B1 What Now My Love       
B2 Mysterioso       
B3 Ride On       
B4 Autumn Leaves   











vendredi 19 août 2011

SONNY JONES

Scram records 1969                  scram 115




" Sissy walk part1 "




" Sissy Walk part 2 "


mercredi 17 août 2011

JIMMY McGRIFF THE WORM

SOLID STATE RECORDS 1968                  SS 18045


credits:

Bass [Fender] – Bob Bushnell
Drums – Grady Tate, Mel Lewis
Guitar – Thornel Schwartz
Organ – Jimmy McGriff
Saxophone [Alto] – Danny Turner
Saxophone [Baritone] – Robert Ashton
Saxophone [Tenor] – Fats Theus
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell
Other [Liner Notes] – Viv Roundtree
Producer – Sonny Lester


tracks listing:

     A1        The Worm
Written-By – Fats Theus 3:40   
A2        Keep Loose
Written-By – Jimmy McGriff 5:55   
A3        Heavyweight
Written-By – Jimmy McGriff 6:51   
A4        Think
Written-By – A. Franklin*, T. White* 3:15   
B1        Lock It Up
Written-By – Kenny Burrell, W. Stephens* 5:12   
B2        Girl Talk
Written-By – Bobby Troup, Neil Hefti* 4:30   
B3        Blue Juice
Written-By – Jimmy McGriff 4:48   
B4        Take The A Train
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn 3:45

      







dimanche 14 août 2011

LEE MORGAN CORNBREAD

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1965                          BLP 4222

also issued on Blue Note BST 84222, CDP 7 84222-2.       


credits:

A S – Hank Mobley, Jackie McLean
Bass – Larry Ridley - Lee Morgan (tp) 
Drums – Billy Higgins - Herbie Hancock (p)

Design [Cover Design] – Reid Miles
Liner Notes – Ira Gitler
Mastered By – Van Gelder*
Photography – Francis Wolff
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1965


tracks listing:

A1   Cornbread       
   A2 Our Man Higgins       
B1  Ceora       
B2  Ill Wind       
B3   Most Like Lee




samedi 13 août 2011

DUKE PEARSON SWEET HONEY BEE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1966                    BST84252     
credits:

 Freddie Hubbard (tp -1/3,5/7)
James Spaulding (as, fl)
Joe Henderson (ts -1/3,5/7)
Duke Pearson (p)
Ron Carter (b)
Mickey Roker (d)

Artwork By [Cover Design] – Bob Fuentes
Photography [Cover Photo] – Francis Wolff
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1966

tracks listing:

A1        Sweet Honey Bee    4:50   
A2        Sudel    5:40   
A3        After The Rain    4:25   
A4        Gaslight    5:50   
B1        Big Bertha    5:50   
B2        Empathy    6:00   
B3        Ready Rudy?    6:10    





jeudi 11 août 2011

STANLEY TURRENTINE PLAYS THE POP HITS EASY

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1998 (reissue)             CDP 7423

credits:
            
Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm (tp, flh) Garnett Brown, 
Benny Powell (tb) Stanley Turrentine (ts) Jerry Dodgion, 
Joe Farrell, Al Gibbons (reeds) McCoy Tyner (p)
Everett Barksdale (g) Bob Cranshaw (b) Grady Tate (d)


recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 25, 1968

tracks listing:

1 Can't Buy Me Love    6:48   
2 Spooky    2:59   
3 Return Of The Prodigal Son    6:37   
4 Sunny    7:22   
5 Light My Fire    3:12   
6 The Look Of Love    4:26   
7 Ain't No Mountain High Enough    4:36   
8 MacArthur Park    4:39   
9 Blowin' In The Wind    5:53   
10 Elusive Butterfly    2:54   
11 Hey Jude    5:05   
12 Stoned Soul Picnic    3:53   
13 Wave    8:12   





vendredi 5 août 2011

MONGO SANTAMARIA HEY! LET'S PARTY!

       COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                      CS 9273    
  

credits:

Bass – Victor Venegas
Drums – Mongo Santamaria
Piano – Rodger Grant*
Saxophone – Hubert Laws
Saxophone [Alto, Baritone], Flute – Bobby Capers
Timbales, Drums – Carmello Garcia*
Trumpet – Marty Sheller


      
tracks listing:

A1   Walk On By      
A2  I Got You (I Feel Good) 
A3 In The Mood   
A4 Baila Dance    
A5    Louie, Louie    
B1 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction   
B2    Hey!   
B3    Call Me     
B4    El Bikini    
B5  Shotgun