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...."

mardi 25 février 2014


    ATLANTIC RECORDS 1957                                    SD 1279

Soul Brothers is an album recorded by Ray Charles and Milt Jackson 
and released by Atlantic Records in 1958. The album was later
 re-issued in a 2 CD compilation together with the Charles / Jackson 
album Soul Meeting and included additional tracks from the same
 recording sessions not present on the original LP releases.

credits :


Ray Charles – piano, electric piano, alto saxophone
Milt Jackson – piano, vibraphone
Billy Mitchell – tenor saxophone
Connie Kay – drums
Oscar Pettiford – bass
Skeeter Best – guitar
Kenny Burrell – guitar

Design [Cover] – Marvin Israel
Liner Notes – Bill Randle
Photography By [Cover] – Lee Friedlander

Supervised By – Nesuhi Ertegun   
Engineer – Tom Dowd
recorded in:
NYC, September 12, 1957

tracks list:

LP side A
1. "Soul Brothers" (Quincy Jones) – 9:34
2. "How Long Blues" (Leroy Carr) – 9:15
LP side B
1. "Cosmic Ray" – 5:21
2. "Blue Funk" – 8:09
3. "Bag's Guitar Blues" (Jackson) – 6:23 
3. "'Deed I Do" (Hirsch, Rose) – 5:50 

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