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...."

mercredi 23 juillet 2014


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1968                                PR 7582

 Listen Here is the seventh album by American
jazz vibraphonist Freddie McCoy which was
 recorded in 1968 for the Prestige label.


Freddie McCoy - vibraphone
    Wilbur Buscomb, Edward Williams - trumpet (tracks 1 & 5)
    Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston - trombone (track 1 & 5)
    Gene Walker - alto saxophone, varitone (tracks 1 & 5)
    JoAnne Brackeen - electric piano, organ
    Wally Richardson - guitar (tracks 1 & 5)
    Raymond McKinney - bass (tracks 2-4 & 6)
    Jimmy Lewis - electric bass (tracks 1 & 5)
    Bernard Purdie (tracks 1 & 5), Al Dreares (track 2-4 & 6)
    Montego Joe - congas (tracks 1 & 5)

Arranged and Conducted by Dave Blume
Produced by Cal Lampley

Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder    June 10, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,

tracks list:

A1     Don't Tell Me That 5:00
A2     Short Circuit     6:50
A3     Love For Sale 5:30
B1     Listen Here 7:40
B2     Mac Arthur Park 8:00
B3     Stone Wall 3:20

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