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...."

jeudi 6 février 2020


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1966                        PR 7471 

credits and sessions recording:

 Vincent McEwan (tp) Claude Bartee (ts) William Bivens (vib)
John Spruill (p) Jon Hart (b) Richie "Pablo" Landrum (cga) 
Norberto Apellaniz (bgo) Henry Pucho Brown (tim)

Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1966

Cantaloupe Island
Walk On By
Vietnam Mambo
Just For Kicks
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Strange Thing Mambo
And I Love Her

tracks listing:
    1. Cantaloupe Island  [Hancock] 3:45
2. Walk On By  [Bacharach/David] 2:35
3. Just For Kicks  [Phillips] 2:36
4. And I Love Her  [Lennon/McCartney] 3:40
5. Vietnam Mambo  [Pucho] 3:25
6. The Shadow Of Your Smile  [Mandel/Webster] 5:08
7. Strange Thing Mambo  [Sterling] 2:30
8. Goldfinger  [Barry/Bricuss/Newley] 5:06
9. Yesterday  [Lennon/McCartney] 3:06


4 commentaires:

  1. Bien que je connaisse ce titre , je ne possède pas cet album que je vais enregistrer les yeux fermés mais les oreille grande ouverte , tant la qualité de cet artiste ne me rend pas insensible à sa façon de jouer . Groovement mon ami et à la prochaine , là il me faut visiter les autres blogs mais que je ferais probablement demain . Bises à ta femme , Pierre 2

  2. Thank you always I appreciate.
    Re-Up please.....

  3. love Pucho and thanks for your great site...
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