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...."

samedi 17 mai 2014


COTIQUE RECORDS 1967                                   C-1004

Johnny Colon (born in New York City) is an American
salsa musician, leader of the Johnny Colon Orchestra
and founder of the East Harlem Music School, also
known as a major contributor to the boogaloo sound of the 1960s.


Bass – Walter Oyala
Bongos – Louie Mangual
Congas – Joe Venero
Coro – Alegre Fraternity, The, Milton Cardona, Tony Rojas 
Guiro – Freddy Rivera 
Piano – Johnny Colon
Timbales – Herman Martinez
Trombone – Angelo Rodriguez, Johnny Colon, Robert Lemus
Vocals – Johnny Colon, Rafael (TITO) Ramos

Engineer – Ron Johnson
Producer – George Goldner
Recorded At – Mirasound Studios

tracks list:

A1 Boogaloo Blues 6:56
A2 Jumpy 5:44
A3 Mira Ven Aca 4:55
A4 Descarga 4:00
B1 Guantanamera 6:09
B2 Mi Querida Bomba 6:18
B3 Judy Part II 4:56
B4 Canallon 3:26


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