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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, lovers of blues and soul music
and tourists, 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...."

vendredi 16 novembre 2018

GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA CALIFORNIA SOUL

WORLD PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1968        ST-20135   


credits:

  Gerald Wilson - arranger, conductor
Bobby Bryant (tracks 2, 5, 6 & 8), Larry McGuire (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9),
Ollie Mitchell (tracks 1, 4 & 7), Alex Rodriguez (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9),
Tony Rusch (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9), Dalton Smith (tracks 1, 4 & 7) - trumpet
Thurman Green, Lester Robertson, Frank Strong - trombone
Mike Wimberly - bass trombone
Art Maebe - French horn, tuba (tracks 3 & 9)
David Duke (tracks 2, 5, 6 & 8), George Hyde (tracks 1, 4 & 7),
Jim McGee (tracks 1, 4 & 7) - French horn
Ramon Bojorquez, Henry DeVega - alto saxophone
Anthony Ortega - alto saxophone, flute, piccolo
Hadley Caliman, Harold Land - tenor saxophone
Bill Perkins - tenor saxophone, flute (tracks 1, 4 & 7)
Richard Aplanalp - baritone saxophone
Alan Beutler - alto saxophone, baritone saxophone (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9)
William Green - flute, piccolo (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9)
Pete Terry - bass clarinet, bassoon
Bobby Hutcherson - vibraphone
Tommy Flanagan (tracks 3 & 9), Jimmy Rowles,
Mike Wofford (tracks 1, 4 & 7) - piano, organ, electric harpsichord
Mike Anthony - guitar
Stanley Gilbert - bass (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9)
Wilton Felder - electric bass
Carl Lott - drums
Hugh Anderson, Joe Porcaro - percussion

Recorded   
August 7 & 16 and September 2, 1968
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA

Art Direction – Woody Woodward
Co-producer – Albert Marx Productions
Engineer – Lanky Linstrot
Producer – Richard Bock


tracklisting:

A1 California Soul
Composed By – Nickolas Ashford - Valerie Simpson 4:06
A2 Light My Fire
Composed By – The Doors 5:00
A3 Channel Island
Composed By – Gerald Wilson 5:05
A4 Lullaby From Rosemary's Baby
Composed By – Christopher Komeda 2:47
A5 Sunshine Of Your Love
Composed By – Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Pete Brown 2:49
B1 Russian River
Composed By – Gerald Wilson 5:20
B2 Yesterlove
Composed By – Al Cleveland, William Robinson 3:57
B3 Down Here On The Ground
Composed By – Gale Garnett, Lalo Schifrin 4:45
B4 El Presidente
Composed By – Gerald Wilson 4:10





GERALD WILSON EVERYWHERE

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1968                        ST-20132  



Gatefold Stereo Original 

credits:
 
Gerald Wilson - arranger, conductor
    Gary Barone (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8), Bobby Bryant (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8), 
Dick Forrest, Steve Huffsteter (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7), 
Bill Mattison (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7), Alex Rodriguez - trumpet
    Thurman Green, Lester Robertson, Frank Strong - trombone
    Mike Wimberly - bass trombone
    William Green - flute, piccolo
    Ramon Bojorquez, Henry DeVega (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8) - alto saxophone
    Anthony Ortega - alto saxophone, flute, alto flute
    Hadley Caliman, Harold Land - tenor saxophone
    Richard Aplanalp - baritone saxophone
    Bobby Hutcherson - vibraphone
    Jack Wilson - piano, organ
    Joe Pass - guitar
    Stanley Gilbert (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8), Buddy Woodson (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7) - bass
    Frank Butler (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8), Carl Lott (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7) - drums
    Moises Obligacion - congas (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7)
    Hugh Anderson - percussion

Recorded at Liberty Studios in Hollywood, CA 
on December 4, 1967 (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 7)
 and January 2, 1968 (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 8).

    Arranged By – Gerald Wilson
    Art Direction – Woody Woodward
    Engineer – Lanky Linstrot
    Producer – Richard Bock



tracks list:


A1 Everywhere
A2 Out Of This World
A3 Pretty Polly
A4 M. Capetillo
B1 Little Bit Of Soul
B2 Do I Love You
B3 Del Olivar
B4 Mini Waltz





GERALD WILSON OCHESTRA LIVE AND SWINGING

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1967                      ST 20118


credits:

Bass – William "Buddy" Woodson*
Conductor – Gerald Wilson
Drums – Carl Lott
Organ – Jack Wilson
Piano – Phil Moore III
Saxophone [Alto] – Anthony Ortega, Ray Bojorquez
Saxophone [Baritone], Tuba – Howard Johnson (3)
Saxophone [Tenor] – Hadley Caliman, Harold Land
Trombone – Don Switzer, Lester Robertson, Mike Barone, Thurman Green
Trumpet – Al Porcino, Alex Rodriguez, Charles Tolliver,
 Dick Forest, Gary Barone, Larry McGuire


Engineer – Wally Heider

Producer – Albert Marx, Richard Bock


Recorded live 
March 31 & April 1-2 at Marty's-On-The-Hill in Los Angeles.




A1 Paper Man
Arranged By – Charles Tolliver
6:46
A2 I Should Care
Arranged By – Dick Grove
3:27
A3 I've Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Arranged By – Gerald Wilson
4:10
A4 The "IT's" Where It's At
Arranged By – Gerald Wilson
5:38
B1 Blues For A Scorpio
Arranged By – Mike Barone
5:52
B2 Li'l Darlin' 5:17
B3 Misty
Arranged By – Mike Barone
3:03
B4 Viva Tirado
Arranged By – Gerald Wilson
7:46






THE CAPITOLS WE GOT A THING

 ATCO RECORDS 1966                                             33-201  

credits:

Drums – Sam George
Guitar – Don Norman*
Keyboards – Richard Mitchell

Recorded At – United Sound Studios
Producer – Ollie McLaughlin
Engineer – Bill Beltz, Les Cooley

tracks list:

A1 Knock On Wood     2:50    
A2 Hold On, I'm Comin'     2:18    
A3 Open The Door To Your Heart     2:33    
A4 Let's Go Get Stoned     2:32    
A5 Working In The Coal Mine     3:00    
A6 When A Man Loves A Woman     3:13    
B1 We Got A Thing That's In The Groove     2:27    
B2 Wild Thing     2:24    
B3 It's Googaloo Time     2:16    
B4 I Feel Alright     2:05    
B5 Tired Running From You     2:14    
B6 I Got To Handle It     2:20    


Open The Door To Your Heart



mercredi 14 novembre 2018

THE CAPITOLS DANCE THE COOL JERK

ATCO RECORDS 1966                                        33-190
(Karen records series)

credits:

Performer :
Don Norman, Richard Mitchell, Sam George
Producer – Ollie McLaughlin
Engineer – Bob D'Orleans

The song  was recorded at Golden World Studios in Detroit 
on March 14, 1966 with the legendary Motown house band The Funk Brothers. 
Though the song was meant to include a horn accompaniment, 
the contracted musicians failed to show up for the recording session
 and their parts were omitted from the track. 
"Cool Jerk" was released late March 1966   
 
tracks list:
 
A1 Cool Jerk
Written-By – Donald Storball
A2 My Girl
Written-By – Ronald White, Smokey Robinson
A3 I Got My Mojo Working
Written-By – McKinley Morganfield
A4 Please Please Please
Written-By – James Brown, Johnny Terry
A5 In The Midnight Hour
Written-By – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
A6 Good Lovin'
Written-By – Arthur Resnick, Rudy Clark
B1 Love Makes The World Go Round
Written-By – Deon Jackson
B2 Zig Zaggin'
Written-By – Donald Storball
B3 Dog & Cat
Written-By – Donald Storball
B4 Hello Stranger
Written-By – Barbara Lewis
B5 Tired Of Running From You
Written-By – Donald Storball
B6 The Kick
Written-By – Donald Storball




mardi 13 novembre 2018

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS LIGHTHOUSE '68

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1967                        ST-20131

Gatefold jacket.

credits:

Art Direction – Woody Woodward
Bass – Buster Williams
Drums – Stix Hooper*
Piano – Joe Sample
Saxophone – Wilton Felder
Trombone – Wayne Henderson

Producer – Richard Bock
Design [Cover] – Gabor Halmos
Liner Notes – Howard Rumsey
Photography By [Liner] – Fred Seligo

Recorded live at:
 The Lighthouse Hermosa Beach CA 
on November 10-13 1967 
Engineer – Dino Lappas


tracks list:


A1 Ooga-Boo-Ga-Loo
Written-By – Stix Hooper*
6:39
A2 Eleanor Rigby
Written-By – John Lennon-Paul McCartney*
7:32
A3 Native Dancer
Written-By – Charles Williams*
8:52
B1 Never Had It So Good
Written-By – Joe Sample
7:15
B2 The Emperor
Written-By – Charles Williams*
8:50
B3 Impressions
Written-By – John Coltrane
6:12






lundi 12 novembre 2018

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





dimanche 11 novembre 2018

JIMMY SMITH STAY LOOSE

VERVE RECORDS 1968                                    V6-8745

Gatefold Sleeve

credits:

Arranged By, Conductor [Orchestra] – Tom McIntosh 
(tracks: A1, A2, A3, B1)
Art Direction – Acy R. Lehman*
Bass – James Tyrell*, Jimmy Merritt* (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Carl Lynch, Phil Upchurch (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Liner Notes – Sidney Eden
Organ, Vocals – Jimmy Smith
Percussion – Johnny Pacheco
Reeds – Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson, Joe Farrell,
 Pepper Adams
Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine (tracks: A4, B2, B3)
Trombone – Alan Ralph*, Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland
Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Snookie Young*, Joe Newman
Vocals – Carline Ray (tracks: A2, B2), Eileen Gilbert
 (tracks: A2, B2), Melba Moorman (tracks: A2, B2)



Recorded at A&R Recording Studios,  

NYC, January 29, 1968

Engineer – Phil Ramone
Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Photography By – Howell Conant
Producer – Esmond Edwards


tracks list:

A1 I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Written-By – William Weldon
4:42
A2 Stay Loose
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
3:53
A3 If You Ain't Got It
Written-By – Tom McIntosh
3:28
A4 One For Members
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
6:40
B1 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Written-By – Billy Austin, Louis Jordan
3:32
B2 Chain Of Fools
Written-By – Don Covay
5:00
B3 Grabbin' Hold
Written-By – Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine
9:32








samedi 10 novembre 2018

JIMMY SMITH GOT MY MOJO WORKIN'

VERVE RECORDS 1965                             V6- 8641

credits:

Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson
Bass – Ben Tucker (tracks: A1 to A4), George Duvivier (tracks: B1 to B4),
Ron Carter (tracks: A1 to A4)
Drums – Grady Tate
Guitar – Kenny Burrell
Organ – Jimmy Smith
Producer – Creed Taylor
Saxophone [Alto] – Phil Woods (tracks: B1 to B4)
Saxophone [Baritone] – Jerome Richardson (tracks: B1 to B4)
Saxophone [Tenor], Flute – Romeo Penque (tracks: B1 to B4)
Trumpet – Ernie Royal (tracks: B1 to B4)

Recorded 

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
December 16-17, 1965
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
tracks listing:

A1 High Heel Sneakers    5:03   
A2 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
A3 1-2-3    4:00   
A4 Mustard Greens    5:35   
B1 Got My Mojo Workin'    7:30   
B2 Johnny Come Lately    3:45   
B3 C Jam Blues    3:47   
B4 Hobson's Hop    4:00