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 13 août 2016


PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1964                             ST-86

 Alexander the Great is an album by pianist Monty Alexander
recorded in 1964 for the Pacific Jazz label.


Piano – Monty Alexander   
Double Bass – Victor Gaskin
Drums – Paul Humphrey

Photography By [Back Photo] – Les McCann

Recorded at "After Hours Concert" at
the Esquire Theater (Los Angeles).
Engineer – Richard Bock
Producer – Richard Bock

tracks listing:

 A1 John Brown's Body
Written By – Traditional
A2 Jitterbug Waltz
Written-By – Fats Waller
A3 Comin' Home Baby
Written-By – Ben Tucker
A4 If I Were A Bell
Written-By – Frank Loesser
B1 The Grabber
Written-By – Monty Alexander
B2 Autumn Leaves
Written-By – Mercer*, Kozma*
B3 I've Never Been In Love Before
Written-By – Frank Loesser
B4 Blues For Jilly
Written-By – Monty Alexander

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