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...."

jeudi 1 septembre 2016


VERVE RECORDS 1966                                    V6-8651


Arranged By – Claus Ogerman (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2), 
Eddie Palmieri (tracks: A3, A4, B3, B4)
Bass – Bobby Rodriguez
Congas – Barry Rogers
Drums – Manuel Oquendo*, Tommy Lopez
Flute – George Castro
Percussion – George Castro, Ismael Quintana
Piano – Eddie Palmieri
Producer – Creed Taylor
Trombone – Barry Rogers, Jose Rodrigues, 
Julian Priester, Mark Weinstein
Vibraphone – Cal Tjader

Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, 
New Jersey on May 24, 25 and 26, 1966
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
Producer – Creed Taylor

tracks list:

A1 Los Jibaros 2:40
A2 Guajira En Azul 3:20
A3 Ritmo Uni 3:45
A4 Picadillo 7:00
B1 Modesty ("Modesty Blaise" Theme) 2:30
B2 Unidos 4:35
B3 On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever) 1:50
B4 El Sonido Nuevo 5:50

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