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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...."

jeudi 30 janvier 2014

THE DUKE PEARSON NONET HONEYBUNS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1965                      SD3002    


credits:
   
Duke Pearson - piano, arranger
Johnny Coles - trumpet
Garnett Brown - trombone
Les Spann - flute
James Spaulding - alto saxophone
George Coleman - tenor saxophone
Pepper Adams - baritone saxophone, clarinet
Bob Cranshaw - bass
Mickey Roker - drums

recorded in
NYC, May 25 & 26, 1965
Engineer – Phil Iehle

tracks listing:

Honeybuns   
New Girl    -
You Know I Care    -
Is That So?    -
Our Love    -
Heavy Legs    -

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lundi 27 janvier 2014

ARETHA FRANKLIN I NEVER LOVED A MAN THE WAY LOVE YOU

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                                 SD 8139


credits :

Aretha Franklin – piano, vocals
King Curtis – tenor saxophone
Carolyn Franklin – background vocals
Erma Franklin - background vocals
The Sweet Inspirations – background vocals
Willie Bridges – baritone saxophone
Charles Chalmers – tenor saxophone
Gene Chrisman – drums
Tommy Cogbill – bass
Jimmy Johnson – guitar
Melvin Lastie – trumpet, cornet
Chips Moman – guitar
Dewey Oldham – keyboards

Recorded
January–February 1967 at Fame Studio, 
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, January 24, 1967
NYC, February 8,14,15,16 1967
Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Engineer  – Arif Mardin, Tom Dowd

tracks list:

A1 Respect
Composed By – Otis Redding
2:26
A2 Drown In My Tears
Composed By – Henry Glover
4:00
A3 I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Loved You)
Composed By – Ronny Shannon
2:47
A4 Soul Serenade
Composed By – Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon
2:30
A5 Don't Let Me Lose This Dream
Composed By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
2:22
A6 Baby, Baby, Baby
Composed By – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
2:48
B1 Dr. Feelgood
Composed By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
3:18
B2 Good Times
Composed By – Sam Cook
2:05
B3 Do Right Woman - Do Right Man
Composed By – Chips Moman, Dan Penn
3:15
B4 Save Me
Composed By – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin, 
Curtis Ousley
2:20
B5 A Change Is Gonna Come
Composed By – Sam Cook



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RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO POT LUCK

ARGO RECORDS 1963                                        LP715

Pot Luck is an album performed by the Ramsey Lewis Trio 
which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Argo label
also avaliable on cadet records lps715

credits:

Ramsey Lewis(piano)
Eldee Young(bass,cello)
Red Holt(drums)

recorded at:
Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
February 27 & 28, 1963
Engineer Bernie Clapper
supervisor: Esmond Edwards

tracks list:

A1 Andaluza
A2 Look-A-Here
A3 Arrivederci Roma
A4 I Gave My Love A Cherry
A5 Lock Lomond
B1 We Blue It, Again!
B2 Nature Boy
B3 I Remember The Starlight
B4 Shenandoah
B5 Swamp Girl



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BRUNSWICK RECORDS 1995 CD                       81007 

tracks listing:

         1        Soulful Strut    Record, Sanders    2:59
2        Who's Making Love?    Banks, Crutcher, Davis, Jackson    2:45
3        Wack Wack    Walker, Young, Young    2:59
4        Give It Up [Mono Version]    Walker    2:44
5        The "In" Crowd    Page    2:37
6        Wade in the Water    Traditional    0:41
7        Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy     Holt    4:34
8        Dig Her Walk [Mono Version]     Holt, Young    3:13
9        Baby Your Light Is Out    Walker    3:09
    10        Light My Fire    Densmore, Krieger, Manzarek, Morrison    2:42
11        Yon Gimme Thum     Holt, Young    2:53
12        You Know That I Love You    Young    3:39

bonus

13              medley the "in" crowd/wade in the water


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dimanche 26 janvier 2014

JOE DUKES with THE BROTHER JACK MCDUFF QUARTET THE SOULFUL DREAM OF

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1964                                    PR 7324

credits:

Drums – Joe Dukes
Guitar – George Benson
Organ – Jack McDuff
Tenor Saxophone – Red Holloway
Written-By – McDuff* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3), 
Dukes* (tracks: A1, A3 to B3)

recorded in:
NYC, May 14, 1964
Producer – Lew Futterman

tracks list:

A1 Soulful Drums 6:02
A2 Two Bass Hit
Written-By – Gillespie*, Lewis*
7:10
A3 Greasy Drums 4:20
B1 Moohah The D.J. 7:25
B2 Moanin' Bench 3:00
B3 My Three Sons 5:37



DELLA REESE LIVE!

ABC RECORDS 1966                             ABCS 569

credits:
       
Bass – Ray Brown
Drums – Shelly Manne
Guitar – Herb Ellis
Organ – Bill Doggett
Piano – Gerald Wiggins
Producer – Lee Magid
Other [Liner Design] – Joe Lebow
Photography [Cover & Liner] – Fred Seligo
Engineer – Henry Lewy

recorded at:

Recorded May 17, 1966 at Western Recorders, Hollywood, Cal.

tracks listing

A1 Gotta Travel On   
Written By – Clayton, Erhlich, Lazar, Six 
A2        I Got It Bad And That Ain' Good
  Written By – D. Ellington, P. Webster 
A3        Girl Talk
Written By – B. Troup, N. Hefti
A4        Ill Wind
Written By – H. Arlen, T. Koehier
A5        Driftin' Blues
Written By – C. Brown, E. Williams, J. Moore
B1        Good Morning Blues
Written By – Basie, Durham, Rushing
B2        Who Can I Turn To?
Written By – A. Newley, L. Bricusse  
B3        There Will Never Be Another You
Written By – H. Warren, M. Gordon  
B4        Detour Ahead
Written By – H. Ellis, J. Frigo, L. Carter  
B5        But Beautiful
Written By – Burke, Van Heusen



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vendredi 24 janvier 2014

RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO IN CHICAGO


ARGO RECORDS 1960                                      LP 671 


credits:

Ramsey Lewis Piano, Keyboards
 Eldee Young Bass
 Redd Holt Drums  

Recorded live at The Blue Note Club, Chicago, on April 30, 1960 
Engineer : Ron Malo
supervision: Jack Tracy

tracks listing:

A1 Old Devil Moon
Written-By – Lane*, Harburg*
3:56
A2 What's New
Written-By – Haggart*, Burke*
4:35
A3 Carmen
Arranged By – Ramsey Lewis
3:56
A4 Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
Written-By – Cahn*, Chaplin*, Secunda*
3:49
A5 I'll Remember April
Written-By – Raye*, De Paul*, Johnson*
3:17
B1 Delilah
Written-By – Nicholls*
4:25
B2 Folk Ballad
Arranged By – Young*, Lewis*, Holt*
6:16
B3 But Not For Me
Written-By – Gershwin & Gershwin*
3:00
B4 C. C. Rider
Arranged By – Young*, Lewis*, Holt*
2:51

  Delilah  

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jeudi 23 janvier 2014

BOBBY BLAND THE BEST OF...

DUKE RECORDS 1967                                           DLP 84


tracks list:

A1 Poverty 2:17
A2 I Smell Trouble 2:33
A3 I'll Take Care Of You 2:21
A4 I Pity The Fool 2:30
A5 Cry Cry Cry 2:38
B1 Turn On Your Love Light 2:30
B2 Call On Me 2:30
B3 Ain't Nothing You Can Do 2:30
B4 If You Could Read My Mind 2:12
B5 Farther Up The Road 2:45
B6 Stormy Monday 3:58




RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO STRETCHING OUT

ARGO RECORDS 1960                                          LP 665

Stretching Out is an album by Ramsey Lewis' Trio 
featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and released on the Argo label

credits:

Arranged By – Ramsey Lewis (tracks: A1, B1)
Bass – Eldee Young
Drums – Red Holt
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Producer [Supervision] – Jack Tracy

Recorded February 23 and 24, 1960 at 
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago.
Engineer – Ron Malo

tracks list:

A1 Little Liza Jane 3:08
A2 This Is My Night To Dream 2:30
A3 Scarlet Ribbons 3:25
A4 Here 'Tis 2:46
A5 My Ship 4:06
B1 Put Your Little Foot Right Out 2:53
B2 Solo Para Ti 2:45
B3 These Foolish Things 3:30
B4 When The Spirit Moves You 3:36
B5 A Portrait Of Jennie 2:25




mercredi 22 janvier 2014

FREDDIE HUBBARD BLUE SPIRITS

   BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1965                       BST 4196     

credits:

Alto Saxophone, Flute – James Spaulding
Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: A2, B1, B3), 
Larry Ridley (tracks: A1, B2)
Congas – Big Black (2) (tracks: A1, B2)
Drums – Clifford Jarvis (tracks: A1, B2), 
Pete La Roca (tracks: A2, B1, B3)
Euphonium – Kiane Zawadi
Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
Piano – Harold Mabern Jr.* (tracks: A1, B2), 
McCoy Tyner (tracks: A2, B1, B3)
Tenor Saxophone – Hank Mobley (tracks: A2, B1, B3),
Joe Henderson (tracks: A1, B2)
Trumpet, Written-By – Freddie Hubbard

Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By  – Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded on February 19, 1965 (tracks A1, B2) and 
on February 26, 1965 (tracks A2, B1, B3). 
At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

tracks list:

A1 Soul Surge
A2 Blue Spirits
B1 Outer Forces
B2 Cunga Black
B3 Jodo

   Soul Surge


mardi 21 janvier 2014

GEORGE BENSON IT'S UPTOWN WITH THE GEORGE BENSON QUARTET

COLUMBIA RECORD 1966                                    CS 9325

George Benson's second album and the first to be 
produced by John Hammond. Recorded after his move to CBS

credits:

George Benson - guitar
Ronnie Cuber - baritone saxophone
Bennie Green - trombone
Lonnie Smith - organ
Jimmy Lovelace - drums

recorded 
New York City: January 10, 1966 and February 9, 1966

tracks list:

A1 Clockwise
Written-By – G. Benson*
4:25
A2 Summertime
Vocals – George Benson
Written-By – D. Heyward*, G. Gershwin*
2:22
A3 Ain't That Peculiar
Written-By – M. Tarplin*, R. Rogers*, 
W. Robinson*, W. Moore*
2:54
A4 Jaguar
Written-By – G. Benson*
2:44
A5 Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – A. Ronell*
7:37
A6 A Foggy Day
Vocals – George Benson
Written-By – G. Gershwin*, I. Gershwin*
2:31
B1 Hello Birdie
Written-By – G. Benson*
3:58
B2 Bullfight
Written-By – G. Benson*
3:46
B3 Stormy Weather
Vocals – George Benson
Written-By – H. Arlen*, T. Koehler*
2:55
B4 Eternally
Written-By – G. Benson*




HERBIE MANN GLORY OF LOVE

A&M / CTI RECORDS 1967                                      SP-3003

Glory of Love is an album by flautist Herbie Mann 
released on the CTI label featuring performances 
recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio in 1967

credits:

Arranged By, Conductor – Herb Bernstein
Bass – Ron Carter
Drums – Grady Tate, Herb Lovelle
Flute, Arranged By, Conductor – Herbie Mann
Flute, Piccolo Flute – Hubert Laws
Guitar – Eric Gale, Jay Berliner
Organ – Roland Hanna
Percussion – Johnny Pacheco, Ray Barretto
Piano – Paul Griffin
Piano, Organ, Arranged By, Conductor – Roy Glover
Producer – Creed Taylor
Saxophone – Joe Grimaldi
Trombone – Benny Powell
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Burt Collins, Ernie Royal
Vibraphone, Percussion – Ted Sommer*

Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
 on July 26, 27; September 19; October 6, 1967
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

tracks list:

A1 No Use Crying 3:03
A2 Hold On, I'm Coming 3:12
A3 Glory Of Love 2:42
A4 Unchain My Heart 3:12
A5 House Of The Rising Sun 3:10
A6 The Letter 3:25
B1 Upa, Neguinho 2:39
B2 Love Is Stronger Far Than We 3:11
B3 Oh, How I Want To Love You 5:32
B4 In And Out 4:34



lundi 20 janvier 2014

CAL TJADER BREEZE FROM THE EAST

        VERVE RECORDS 1963                                   V6-8575     


 credits and session recording:

  Arranged By, Celesta, Conductor – Stan Applebaum
    Bass – George Duvivier
       Drums – Johnny Rae
        Flute – Jerry Dodgion
       Organ – Dick Hyman
    Percussion – Willie Bobo
    Piano – Lonnie Hewitt
  

    Producer – Creed Taylor 
   Liner Notes – Al "Jazzbo" Collins*, Jack Maher
  Design [Cover] – John Murello

NYC, November 25, 1963
63VK721    East Of The Sun
63VK722    Stardust
63VK723    Fuji
63VK724    China Nights (Shina No Yoru)
63VK725    Leyte

same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1963
63VK726    Sake And Greens
63VK727    Black Orchid
63VK728    Theme From "Burke's Law"
63VK729    Cha
63VK730    Shoji
63VK731    Poinciana 

  Engineer – Phil Ramone
    Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin


track list:
A1 Sake And Greens
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A2  Cha
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A3 Leyte
    Written-By – Cal Tjader, Lonnie Hewitt    
A4 Shoji
    Written-By – Stan Applebaum    
A5 China Nights
    Written-By – Nobuyuki Takeoka, Sedores, Yaso Saijo    
A6 Fuji
    Written-By – Cal Tjader    
B1 Black Orchid
    Written-By – Cal Tjader    
B2 Theme From »Burke's Law«
    Written-By – Herschel Burke Gilbert    
B3 Stardust
    Written-By – Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish
B4 Poinciana
    Written-By – Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon    
B5 East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
    Written-By – Brooks Bowman

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THE THREE SOUNDS BABE'S BLUES

BLUE NOTE RECORDS                              BST 84434 

Babe's Blues is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds 
featuring performances recorded in 1961 with one 
additional track from 1962 but not released 
on the Blue Note label until 1986.

credits:

Gene Harris (piano) 
Andrew Simpkins (bass) 
Bill Dowdy (drums)

recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 
August 13, 1961 and  March 8, 1962

tracks list:

A1 Babe's Blues 4:34
A2 Wait A Minute 2:15
A3 Work Song 3:25
A4 Blue Daniel 3:50
A5 Sweet And Lovely 7:20
B1 Shiny Stockings 3:11
B2 Walking The Floor Over You 2:45
B3 Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea 3:32
B4 Stairway To The Stars 6:40
B5 Lazy Cat 4:55



GEORGIE FAME AND THE BLUE FLAMES SWEET THINGS

COLUMBIA RECORDS 1966                               SX 6043

credits:

Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Peter Coe
Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Glen Hughes
Bass – Cliff Barton
Drums – John Mitchell
Guitar – Colin Green 
Organ [Hammond Organ], Vocals – Georgie Fame
Percussion [African Percussion] – Speedy Acquaye
Trumpet – Edward 'Tan-Tan' Thornton

Photography – McMaster Christie, Trevor Sutton
Engineer – Peter Hitchcock
Producer – Denny Cordell

tracks list:

A1 Sweet Thing
Written-By – Stevenson*
A2 See Saw
Written-By – Covay*
A3 Ride Your Pony
Written-By – N. Neville*
A4 Funny How Time Slips Away
Written-By – Nelson*
A5 Sitting In The Park
Written-By – Stewart*
A6 Dr. Kitch
Written-By – Blackwell*, Kitchener*
B1 My Girl
Written-By – White*, Robinson*
B2 Music Talk
Written-By – Paul*, Wonder*, Hull*
B3 The In Crowd
Written-By – Page*
B4 The World Is Round
Written-By – Thomas*
B5 The Whole World's Shaking
Written-By – Cooke*
B6 Last Night
Written-By – Laine*




samedi 18 janvier 2014

THE ARTISTICS GET MY HANDS ON SOME LOVIN'

OKEH RECORDS 1967                                           OKS-14119


credits:

Producer – Carl Davis


tracks list:

1 Get My Hands On Some Lovin'
Written-By – M. Gaye*, W. Stevenson 2:19
2 I'll Leave It Up To You
Written-By – R. Walker-B. Staunton*2:11
3 Patty Cake
Written-By – M. Smith*2:05
4 So Much Love In My Heart
Written-By – B. Strong*, R. Miller*2:19
5 I'll Come Running
Written-By – B. Strong*1:56
6 This Heart Of Mine
Written-By – B. Strong*2:29
7 What'll I Do
Written-By – R. Staunton-R. Walker*2:34
8 Loveland
Written-By – M. Smith*2:20
9 I Need Your Love
Written-By – C. Jones*2:17
10 In Another Man's Arms
Written-By – M. Smith*2:16





jeudi 16 janvier 2014

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS LIVE AT THE LIGHTHOUSE '66

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1966                             ST-20098     
    
credits:

Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
Drums – Stix Hooper
Piano – Joe Sample
Tenor Saxophone – Wilton Felder
Trombone – Wayne Henderson

recorded live at:

 live at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, 
California on January 14-16, 1966.
Engineer – Dino Lappas

tracks listing:

A1 Aleluia
A2 Blues Up Tight
A3 You Don't Know What Love Is
A4 Miss It
B1 Scratch
B2 Doin' That Thing
B3 Milestones



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