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...."

mardi 19 juillet 2022


LIMELIGHT RECORDS 1967                            LM 82043


Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
Drums – Booker T. Robinson
Guitar – Jimmy Georgantones
Percussion – Aki Aleong, Joseph Torres,
Ric Desilva, Ron Rich
Piano, Arranged By – Les McCann
Saxophone, Flute – Plas Johnson
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Lee Katzman
Vibraphone – Lynn R. Blessing    
Producer, Arranged By – Jerry Ross

 and his trio with Leroy Vinnegar is augmented with lots of added percussion,
plus vibes from Lynn Blessing, sax and flute from Plas Johnson,
and trumpet from Lee Katzman. The whole thing's wonderful
 a non-stop party that rivals similar boogaloo jazz sets of the time 

tracks listing:

A1        Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You
Composed By – J. Castor*, J. Pruitt* 
A2        Bang! Bang!
Composed By – J. Sabater*, J. Cuba*
A3        Music To Watch Girls By
Composed By – S. Ramin*
A4        Watermelon Man
Composed By – H.J. Hancock*
A5        La Brea
Composed By – J. Ross*, L. McCann*
B1        All
Composed By – M. Grudeff*, N. Oliveiro*, R. Jessel*
B2        Red Top
Composed By – G. Ammons*
B3        Yesterday
Composed By – Lennon-McCartney
B4        Boo-Go-Loo
Composed By – J. Murray*
B5        Bucket O' Grease
Composed By – J. Ross*, L. McCann*
B6        Fake Out
Composed By – J. Ross*, L. McCann*


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