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 1 janvier 2016


BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1968                         BST 84301 

credits :

        Gene Harris - piano, organ
    Andrew Simpkins - bass
    Carl Burnett, Paul Humphrey - drums
    Monk Higgins - arranger, conductor
    Jim Horn - flute
    Bob Jung - reeds
    Dave Burk, Jesse Erlich, Henry Felber, Ron Fulsom,
    Louis Kievman, William Kurash, Leonard Malarsky,
    Ralph Schaeffer, Albert Steinberg, Tibor Zelig - violin
    Phil Goldberg, Leonard Selic - viola
    Jerry Kessler - cello
    Alan Estes - vibes
    Al Vescovo - guitar
    Dee Ervin, Miles Grayson - percussion

Recorded at RPM Studios, Los Angeles, California
on September 19 (tracks 3, 4 & 8)
and September 20 (tracks 1, 2, 5-7 & 9), 1968
Engineer: Frank Clark - RPM Studios

track list:

A1        Elegant Soul    3:20   
A2        Do It Right Now    6:18   
A3        Sittin' Duck    9:15   
B1        (Sock It To Me) Harper Valley P.T.A.    2:45   
B2        Sugar Hill    2:45   
B3        African Sweets    4:35   
B4        Black Gold    3:56   
B5        Book Of Slim    3:46   
B6        Walls Of Respect    3:40

1 commentaire:

  1. Eh ben voilà, le groupe, je connais mais pas l'album, vais pouvoir télécharger. Tu es plus pointu que moi en jazz, suis plutôt soul, mais souvent, ça se mélange. En tous cas chapeau pour le job que tu fais.