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...."

mercredi 24 janvier 2018


    BATTLE  RECORDS 1963                                    BM 6129

Hosted By – Symphony Sid


 Bass – Victor Venegas
    Congas – Mongo Santamaria
    Drums – Frank Hernandez
    Flute, Saxophone – Bobby Capers, Pat Patrick
    Percussion – Julian Cabrera, "Chihuahua" Martinez*
    Piano – Rodgers Grant
    Trumpet – Marty Sheller
Recorded At – Village Gate
New York City, Sept. 2, 1963.
Record Company – Bill Grauer Productions Inc.

track list:

A1 Introduction By "Symphony Sid"       
A2 El Toro       
A3 Fatback       
A4 Mongo's Groove       
A5 Creole       
B1 The Jungle Bit       
B2 My Sound (Conga Drum Solo)       
B3 The Morning After       
B4 Nothing For Nothing

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