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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, 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 26 octobre 2012

JOHNNY HODGES, WILD BILL DAVIS, GRANT GREEN JOE'S BLUES

VERVE RECORDS 1965                                     V-8617


credits:

Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges
Bass – Bob Bushnell, Bob Cranshaw
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – Wild Bill Davis
Trombone – Lawrence Brown


Recorded January 6, 1965 at Van Gelder Recording Studios,

 Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:



A1 Joe's Blues

Written-By – Davis*
6:03
A2 I'll Walk Alone
Written-By – Styne*, Cahn*
4:23
A3 Harmony In Harlem
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Hodges*
3:30
A4 Warm Valley
Written-By – Ellington*
4:27
B1 Wild Bill Blues
Written-By – Hodges*
5:10
B2 Somebody Loves Me
Written-By – MacDonald*, DeSylva*, Gershwin*
4:55
B3 Solitude
Written-By – Ellington*, DeLange*, Mills*
6:00
B4 Clementine
Written-By – Strayhorn*
3:10






GIL FULLER And Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra, The Featuring James Moody - NIGHT FLIGHT

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1965                    ST-20101


credits:

Alto Saxophone, Flute – Gabe Baltazar, James Moody
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Clifford Scott
Baritone Saxophone – Bill Hood
Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Bill Green*
Bass – Chuck Berghofer
Congas, Bongos – Francisco Aguabella
Drums – Chuck Flores
French Horn – Alan Robinson,Gale Robinson, Sam Cassano
Leader – Gil Fuller
Liner Notes – Tom Reed
Organ – George Semper
Piano – Mike Wofford
Producer – Richard Bock
Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet – Ira Schulman
Trombone – Bob Enevoldsen, Ernie Tack, Lou Blackburn
Trumpet – Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Jimmy Zito, Melvin Moore 

recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles
November 14, 23 & 24, 1965

tracks list:

A1 Tin Tin Deo
A2 I'm In The Mood For Love
A3 Night Flight
A5 Seesaw
A6 Batucada Surgiu
B1 17 Mile Drive
B2 A Patch Of Blue
B3 Latin Lady (From Angel City Suite)
B4 Blues For A Debutante
B5 Wild Chestnuts



    Seesaw







mercredi 24 octobre 2012

LEE MORGAN TARU

BLUE NOTE RECORDS                              LT-1031



Taru is an album recorded by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, 
recorded in 1968, but not released on the Blue Note label
until 1980. The album features performances by Morgan,
Bennie Maupin, John Hicks, George Benson, 
Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins.


credits:


Lee Morgan - trumpet
Bennie Maupin - tenor saxophone
John Hicks - piano
George Benson - guitar
Reggie Workman - bass
Billy Higgins - drums


Engineer  Rudy Van Gelder
Engineer [Re-mix]  Tony Sestanovich
Producer [Original Session]  Duke Pearson, Frank Wolff*
Producer [Produced For Release]  Michael Cuscuna

Recorded
 on February 15, 1968 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey



tracks list:


"Avotcja One" (Hicks) - 6:45
"Haeschen" - 6:13
"Dee Lawd" - 5:52
"Get Yourself Together (Get Yo'self Togetha)" - 6:27
"Taru, What's Wrong with You" (Massey) - 5:20
"Durem" - 7:28
























mardi 23 octobre 2012

GEORGE BENSON THE NEW BOSS GUITAR Of GEORGE BENSON

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1964                     PR 7310


credits:

George Benson - guitar
Jack McDuff - piano, organ
Red Holloway - tenor saxophone
Ronnie Boykins - bass
Montego Joe - drums
Joe Dukes - drums ("My Three Sons" only)


Recorded in New York; May 1, 1964.

Produced by Lew Futterman
The first solo album of George Benson.



Side one

"Shadow Dancers" (George Benson) - 4:45
"The Sweet Alice Blues" (George Benson) - 4:36
"I Don't Know" (George Benson) - 6:45
Side two
"Just Another Sunday" (George Benson) - 2:58
"Will You Still Be Mine" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) - 2:25
"Easy Living" (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger) - 6:33
"Rock-A-Bye" (George Benson) - 3:55














FREDDIE ROACH DOWN TO EARTH

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1962                       BST 84113


Down to Earth is the debut album by American organist 
Freddie Roach recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label

credits:

Drums – Clarence Johnston
Guitar – Kenny Burrell
Organ – Freddie Roach
Tenor Saxophone – Percy France

recorded at:

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 23, 1962
Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder


tracks list:

A1 De Bug
A2 Ahm Miz
A3 Lujon
B1 Althea Soon
B2 More Mileage
B3 Lion Down







dimanche 21 octobre 2012

THE THREE SOUNDS MOODS

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1960                     BLP 4044 


credits:

Piano – Gene Harris
Bass – Andrew Simpkins
Drums – Bill Dowdy


recorded at:


Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1960
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

tracks list:




A1 Love For Sale
A2 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
A3 On Green Dolphin Street
B1 Loose Walk
B2 Li'l Darlin'
B3 I'm Beginning To See The Light
B4 Tammy's Breeze
B5 Sandu




















vendredi 19 octobre 2012

DON PATTERSON with SONNY STITT And BILLY JAMES ‎ THE BOSS MEN

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                      PR 7466


credits:

Alto Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
Drums – Billy James
Organ – Don Patterson
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell


recorded at:


Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
 NJ, December 28, 1965


engineer :Rudy Van Gelder 

Producer – Cal Lampley


tracks list:


A1 Diane 5:40
A2 Someday My Prince Will Come 8:15
A3 Easy To Love 5:40
B1 What's New? 5:30
B2 Big C's Rock 3:09
B3 They Say That Falling In Love Is Beautiful 7:45











dimanche 14 octobre 2012

DON BYRON DO THE BOOMERANG

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 2005             CD 41094



credits:


Bass – Brad Jones
Drums, Tambourine – Rodney Holmes
Guitar – Chris Thomas King (tracks: 3, 11), David Gilmore
Organ [Hammond B-3] – George Colligan
Saxophone [Tenor] – Don Byron
Trombone – Curtis Fowlkes (tracks: 6, 11)
Vocals – Chris Thomas King (tracks: 3, 6, 9, 11),
 Dean Bowman (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 12)


Mastered By – Fred Kevorkian
Producer – Hans Wendl
Recorded By, Mixed By – Brandon Mason
Recorded in December 2005 at Allaire Studios, Shokan, NY.

tracks list:

1 Cleo's Mood 5:09
2 Ain't That The Truth 4:39
3 Do The Boomerang
Clarinet – Don Byron
3:09
4 Mark Anthony Speaks 3:22
5 Shotgun 4:53
6 There It Is 7:21
7 Satan's Blues 5:20
8 Hewbie Steps Out 2:49
9 Pucker Up, Buttercup 3:56
10 Tally-ho 3:59
11 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
Clarinet [Bass] – Don Byron
3:52
12 (I'm A) Roadrunner 2:56





















vendredi 12 octobre 2012

BETTY WRIGHT MY FIRST TIME AROUND

ATCO RECORDS 1968                             SD-33-260


My First Time Around is the 1968 debut LP by Betty Wright. 
The album was recorded when Wright was 14 years old.
It includes the Top 40 hit single "Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do".


credits:


Arranged By – Brad Shapiro, Steve Alaimo
Backing Vocals – Reid Singers, The
Bass – David Brown 
Drums – Butch Trucks, Eddie Martinez
Guitar – Joey Murcia
Organ – Bobby Birdwatcher
Piano – Arnold Albury, Clarence Reid
Producer – Brad Shapiro, Steve Alaimo




tracks list:


A1 Girls Can't Do What The Guys Do 2:04
A2 Funny How Love Grows Cold 2:51
A3 I'm Gonna Hate Myself In The Morning 2:11
A4 Circle Of Heartbreak 2:58
A5 Sweet Lovin' Daddy 2:25
A6 Cry Like A Baby 2:34
B1 Watch Out Love 2:41
B2 He's Bad, Bad, Bad 2:22
B3 I Can't Stop My Heart 3:24
B4 I'm Thankful 2:03
B5 The Best Girls Don't Always Win 3:08
B6 Just You 3:06


















mardi 9 octobre 2012

SERGIO MENDES SERGIO MENDES' FAVORITE THINGS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                           SD 8177 


credits:

Arranged By, Conductor, Organ – Dave Grusin
Bass – Joe Mondragon
Bass [Fender] – Larry Nechtel*
Drums – Dom Um Romao
Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Saxophone [Piccolo] – Tom Scott
Guitar – John Pisano
Percussion – Joao Donato*, Moacir Santos
Piano, Harpsichord, Electric Piano – Sergio Mendes*


Design [Cover Design] – Stanislaw Zagorski

Liner Notes – William B. Williams 
Photography By [Cover] – George JermaN
Producer – Nesuhi Ertegun


Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 22,29,30 1967

Recorded By [Engineer] – Phil Kaye



tracks list:


A1 My Favorite Things
Written-By – Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein*
2:52
A2 Tempo Feliz (Happy Times)
Written-By – Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes
2:34
A3 Ponteio
Written-By – Edu Lobo
2:26
A4 Veleiro (The Sailboat)
Written-By – Edu Lobo
3:21
A5 A Banda (Parade)
Written-By – Chico Barque de Hollanda*
2:30
B1 I Say A Little Prayer
Written-By – Hal David & Burt Bacharach*
2:08
B2 Comin' Home Baby
Written-By – Ben Tucker, Bob Dorough
3:00
B3 Boa Palavra (The Good Word)
Written-By – Caetano Velozo*
3:08
B4 O Mar É Meu Chão
Written-By – Dori Caymmi (2), Nelson Moita*
3:24
B5 So What's New
Written-By – John Pisano
3:01
























samedi 6 octobre 2012

FREDDIE HUBARD BACKLASH

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                           SD 1477 


credits:

Freddie Hubbard - trumpet, flugelhorn
James Spaulding - alto saxophone, flute
Albert Dailey - piano
Bob Cunningham - bass
Ray Appleton - drums
Ray Barretto - conga


Producer – Arif Mardin



Recorded October 19 & 24, 1966

Atlantic Studios, New York CitY
Engineer [Recording] – Adrian Barber, Phil Iehle, Tom Dowd
Photography By – Lee Friedlander


sessions recording:


NYC, October 19, 1966
11000 Backlash
11001 Little Sunflower
11002 The Return Of The Prodigal Son
11003 Up Jumped Spring
omit Barretto
NYC, October 24, 1966
11034 On The Que-Tee
11036 Echoes Of Blue


tracks list:


A1 Backlash
Written-By – Donald Pickett
4:10
A2 The Return Of The Prodigal Son
Written-By – Harold Ousley
5:37
A3 Little Sunflower
Written-By – Freddie Hubbard
7:50
B1 On The Que-Tee
Written-By – Freddie Hubbard
5:43
B2 Up Jumped Spring
Written-By – Freddie Hubbard
6:39
B3 Echoes Of Blue
Written-By – Robert Cunningham
9:44




EDDIE CANO AND HIS QUINTET BROUGHT BACK LIVE FROM PJ'S

DUNHILL RECORDS 1967                            DS-50018


Le P.J.'s ou PJ's était, de 1961 à 1973, un célèbre night-club 
de West Hollywood (Californie), situé au 8151, Santa Monica Boulevard.
 Dans ce club de jazz se retrouvaient les vedettes de la télévision
 et du cinéma, et les musiciens de jazz. Sa notoriété est devenue
 internationale grâce aux nombreux concerts de jazz, latin jazz ou rock,
 qui ont été enregistrés sur place, comme ceux de Bobby Fuller,
 The Standells, Rufus Thomas, Eddie Cano ou Trini Lopez.

credits:

Bass – David Troncoso
Congas – Max Garduno
Drums – Eddie Talamantes
Percussion – Frank Gutierrez
Piano – Eddie Cano
Producer – Bones Howe

recorded live at PJ'S

tracks list:



A1 Slip, Slip 2:35
A2 La Bamba 3:20
A3 Wack Wack 2:35
A4 Mira Como Es 3:38
A5 I Can't Cry Anymore 3:10
A6 Monday Monday 3:13
B1 Louie Louie 2:05
B2 Guantanamera 2:16
B3 Brown & Blue 2:35
B4 I'll Never Forget You 2:58
B5 Don't Ever Change 2:12
B6 El Pito (I'll Never Go Back To Georgia) 2:42







mercredi 3 octobre 2012

QUARTETTE TRES BIEN FOUR A KIND'

DECCA REDORDS 1968                                 DL 74958 


credits:

The Quartette Trés Bien was an American jazz combo based in St. Louis
 led by pianist Jeter Thompson. The group started to play around 1960
and began recording in the mid '60s. Jeter Thompson played with Jimmy Forrest,
Oliver Nelson and Emmett Carter in his early years. The bassist of the group
 is Richard Simmons, the drummer Albert St. James who accompanied also
Charlie Parker, Tab Smith and Jimmy Forrest. Percussionist Percy James
added a Latin flavor to the quartette who played more than ten years,
before splitting. Jeter Thompson is still active leading for a few years the Trio
 Tres Bien with brothers Harold Thompson (bass) and Howard Thompson (drums).


Producer – Charles Bud Dant

tracks list:

A1 Matchmaker, Matchmaker 5:31
A2 How Intensitive (Insensatez) 4:20
A3 Goodbye Summer 3:58
A4 Girl Talk 3:11
A5 Tribal Festival 2:46
B1 Somewhere 4:37
B2 The Joker 5:13
B3 Strangers In The Night 5:51
B4 Yesterday 4:02