Press

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 19 décembre 2012

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET LIVE AT PLEYEL' 69


"Musicorama"  Concert Europe N°1


credits:

Cannonball Adderley ( alto sax)
Nat Adderley ( cornet)
Joe Zawinul (piano)
Victor Gaskin (bass)
Roy McCurdy (drums)

Recorded Live at Salle Pleyel, Paris ,France, March 27, 1969


tracks list:


1  Rumplestiltskin  Zawinul  13:05  
2  Black Orpheus: Manhã de Carnaval  Bonfa, Jobim  9:33  
3  Work Song  Adderley, Brown  9:12  
4  Experience in E  Fischer,Zawinul  13:14  
5  Walk Tall  Marrow, Rein, Zawinul  2:59  
6  The Blooz  Adderley, Zawinul  6:15  
7  Mercy, Mercy, Mercy  Zawinul  4:29  
8  Cannonball's Theme (Unit 7)  Adderley  1:58  





mardi 18 décembre 2012

EDDIE FISHER EDDIE FISHER & THE NEXT ONE HUNDRED YEARS

CADET RECORDS 1970                       LPS848

also on Verve B0005955-02 CD


credits:

Richard Nedler(vln)
James Matthews(p)
Eddie Fisher(g)
Raymold Eldridge Jr.(b)
Johnny 'Tub' Johnson(ds)
Christina Fisher(tambourine)



Recorded at Archway Studios, St. Louis, Missouri.


Engineer  Oliver Sain
    Producer, Arranged By, Written-By  Eddie Fisher 


tracks list:


1) Jeremiah Pucket 04:42
2) Land of Our Father 05:15
3) Either Or 05:44
4) Another Episode 05:44
5) Beautiful Things 12:07
6) East St. Louis Blues 04:20



















vendredi 16 novembre 2012

QUINCY JONES QUINCY'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG

MERCURYRECORDS 1965                            MG21063


credits:

Bass – Ben Tucker (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5),
 Carol Kay (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Bongos – Ray Barretto (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Congas – Ray Barretto (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Drums – Grady Tate (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Flute – Jerome Richardson (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Guitar – Arthur Knight (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
Rene Hall (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Percussion – Gary Coleman (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Piano – Bobby Scott (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Piano, Organ – Michael Rubini* (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
 Ray Charles (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Alto] – Jackie Kelso (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Baritone] – Jewel Grant (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Saxophone [Tenor] – Jerome Richardson (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)
Trombone – Erbie Green* (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Trombone [Bass] – Kenny Schroyer (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6)
Trumpet – Bobby Bryant (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A6, B1, B4, B6),
 Joe Newman (tracks: A3, B2, B3, B5)


Recorded at RPM International Studios, Los Angeles,

California, November 22, 24 and 27, 1965
Engineer – Joe Adams, Ray Charles, Rudy Hill 



tracks list:


Ain't That Peculiar 2:47
I Got You (I Feel Good) 3:46
I Hear A Symphony 3:06
A Lovers Concerto 2:39
Baby Cakes 4:02
Mohair Sam 2:11
Something About You 2:52
Boss Bird 3:19
Hang On Sloopy 2:12
Fever 2:23
Harlem Nocturne 2:35
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag 2:07















vendredi 26 octobre 2012

GIL FULLER And Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra, The Featuring James Moody - NIGHT FLIGHT

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1965                    ST-20101


credits:

Alto Saxophone, Flute – Gabe Baltazar, James Moody
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Clifford Scott
Baritone Saxophone – Bill Hood
Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Bill Green*
Bass – Chuck Berghofer
Congas, Bongos – Francisco Aguabella
Drums – Chuck Flores
French Horn – Alan Robinson,Gale Robinson, Sam Cassano
Leader – Gil Fuller
Liner Notes – Tom Reed
Organ – George Semper
Piano – Mike Wofford
Producer – Richard Bock
Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet – Ira Schulman
Trombone – Bob Enevoldsen, Ernie Tack, Lou Blackburn
Trumpet – Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Jimmy Zito, Melvin Moore 

recorded at:
Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles
November 14, 23 & 24, 1965

tracks list:

A1 Tin Tin Deo
A2 I'm In The Mood For Love
A3 Night Flight
A5 Seesaw
A6 Batucada Surgiu
B1 17 Mile Drive
B2 A Patch Of Blue
B3 Latin Lady (From Angel City Suite)
B4 Blues For A Debutante
B5 Wild Chestnuts



    Seesaw







vendredi 19 octobre 2012

DON PATTERSON with SONNY STITT And BILLY JAMES ‎ THE BOSS MEN

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1965                      PR 7466


credits:

Alto Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
Drums – Billy James
Organ – Don Patterson
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell


recorded at:


Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
 NJ, December 28, 1965


engineer :Rudy Van Gelder 

Producer – Cal Lampley


tracks list:


A1 Diane 5:40
A2 Someday My Prince Will Come 8:15
A3 Easy To Love 5:40
B1 What's New? 5:30
B2 Big C's Rock 3:09
B3 They Say That Falling In Love Is Beautiful 7:45











dimanche 14 octobre 2012

DON BYRON DO THE BOOMERANG

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 2005             CD 41094



credits:


Bass – Brad Jones
Drums, Tambourine – Rodney Holmes
Guitar – Chris Thomas King (tracks: 3, 11), David Gilmore
Organ [Hammond B-3] – George Colligan
Saxophone [Tenor] – Don Byron
Trombone – Curtis Fowlkes (tracks: 6, 11)
Vocals – Chris Thomas King (tracks: 3, 6, 9, 11),
 Dean Bowman (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 12)


Mastered By – Fred Kevorkian
Producer – Hans Wendl
Recorded By, Mixed By – Brandon Mason
Recorded in December 2005 at Allaire Studios, Shokan, NY.

tracks list:

1 Cleo's Mood 5:09
2 Ain't That The Truth 4:39
3 Do The Boomerang
Clarinet – Don Byron
3:09
4 Mark Anthony Speaks 3:22
5 Shotgun 4:53
6 There It Is 7:21
7 Satan's Blues 5:20
8 Hewbie Steps Out 2:49
9 Pucker Up, Buttercup 3:56
10 Tally-ho 3:59
11 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
Clarinet [Bass] – Don Byron
3:52
12 (I'm A) Roadrunner 2:56





















mardi 9 octobre 2012

SERGIO MENDES SERGIO MENDES' FAVORITE THINGS

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1967                           SD 8177 


credits:

Arranged By, Conductor, Organ – Dave Grusin
Bass – Joe Mondragon
Bass [Fender] – Larry Nechtel*
Drums – Dom Um Romao
Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Saxophone [Piccolo] – Tom Scott
Guitar – John Pisano
Percussion – Joao Donato*, Moacir Santos
Piano, Harpsichord, Electric Piano – Sergio Mendes*


Design [Cover Design] – Stanislaw Zagorski

Liner Notes – William B. Williams 
Photography By [Cover] – George JermaN
Producer – Nesuhi Ertegun


Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 22,29,30 1967

Recorded By [Engineer] – Phil Kaye



tracks list:


A1 My Favorite Things
Written-By – Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein*
2:52
A2 Tempo Feliz (Happy Times)
Written-By – Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes
2:34
A3 Ponteio
Written-By – Edu Lobo
2:26
A4 Veleiro (The Sailboat)
Written-By – Edu Lobo
3:21
A5 A Banda (Parade)
Written-By – Chico Barque de Hollanda*
2:30
B1 I Say A Little Prayer
Written-By – Hal David & Burt Bacharach*
2:08
B2 Comin' Home Baby
Written-By – Ben Tucker, Bob Dorough
3:00
B3 Boa Palavra (The Good Word)
Written-By – Caetano Velozo*
3:08
B4 O Mar É Meu Chão
Written-By – Dori Caymmi (2), Nelson Moita*
3:24
B5 So What's New
Written-By – John Pisano
3:01
























mardi 18 septembre 2012

CAL TJADER MONTEREY CONCERTS

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1973                       PR 24026

same contents as Fantasy LP 3295 + LP 3341.


credits:

Cal Tjader (vibes);
Al McKibbon (bass);
Paul Horn (flute);
Lonnie Hewitt (piano, drums);
Willie Bobo (drums, timbales);
Mongo Santamaría (congas, bongos, percussion)

recorded at:
"Sunset Auditorium", Carmel, CA, April 20, 1959


tracks list:

01  Doxy
02  Afro Blue
03  Laura
04  Walkin' With Wally
05  We'll be Together Again
06  'Round Midnight
07  Love me or Leave me
08  Tú Crees Que
09  S. S. Groove
10  A Night in Tunisia
11  Bess, You is my Woman
12  Lover Come Back to me
13  Tumbao


 Doxy














mardi 31 juillet 2012

JIMI "PRIME TIME" SMITH GIVE ME WINGS

ATOMIC THEORY CD 1998                                 ATM 1142


Recorded live at Blues Alley, in the heart of the warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis,
 Give Me Wings is a debut album for Jimi "Prime Time" Smith and the Prime Time Players, 
who are the house band there most weekends.
Backed by a host of terrific musicians, each with an extensive history of their own,
 Jimi has never sounded better. The Prime Time Players include Michael Pendergast 
on the Hammond B3 organ, Donald "Hye Pockets" Robertson on drums, and 
Mick Massof on bass. Also appearing on this CD are Minneapolis' West Bank fixture, 
Tom Burns on harmonica, on "U For Me", and Captain Jack McDuff on the B3, 
playing his own tune, "Walking The Dog".



credits:


Jimi "Prime Time" Smith (vocals, guitar); Mick Massof (vocals, bass);
 Donald "Hye Pockets" Robertson (vocals, drums); Tom Burns (harmonica);
 Captain Jack McDuff, Michael Pendergast (Hammond B-3 organ).

Recorded live at Blue Alley, Minneapolis, Minnesotta on May 29, 30, 1998.
Audio Mixer: Jonathan Akre.

tracks list:

  1 Killer Joe
  2 U For Me
  3 Give Me Wings
  4 If Trouble Was Money
  5 Tipping
  6 Walking the Dog
  7 When You're Doin' Alright
  8 Soul Fixin' Man
  9 Out on a Line
  10 One Woman Too Many
  11 I'll Play The Blues For You
  12 Last Night










vendredi 29 juin 2012

RAPHAEL WRESSNIG & ALEX SCHULTZ SOUL GIFT


new album of raphael Wressning and alex schultz

Raphael Wressnig - Hammond B3 organ
Alex Schultz - guitars

With very special guest vocalists:
Tad Robinson & Deitra Farr

Special guests:
Kirk Fletcher - guitar
Sax Gordon - tenor & bari sax

Silvio Berger - drums & tambourine
Lukas Knöfler - drums & percussions
Eric Bloom - trumpet, valve trombone
Luis Ribeiro - percussions


01 All That I've Got 4.10
02 Soul Dressing 4.23
03 Double Bubble 4.08
04 Go Now 4.50
05 Pigmy 4.21
06 Tasty Dish 5.51
07 Cold Bear 3.23
08 Same Old Blues 4.06
09 Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing 3.45
10 Casio Slim 2.44
11 Jellybread 3.51
12 Wichita Lineman 4.06
13 Money In The Pocket 4.57
14 A Change Is Gonna Come 4.22







lundi 4 juin 2012

TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL



Tonight I feel very sad Michael is gone, my thoughts are with his family, 
he was a musician and very nice with great talent, I had received
 him at the Avignon festival blues and I keep one of
 my best memories my professional career.





dimanche 13 mai 2012

DONALD "DUCK" DUNN





Donald With Steve Cropper





Donald "Duck" Dunn has gone

a tribute to a very great musician who has to go
  Sunday. goodbye "duck"
 
with all due respect

 Booker T. Jones (p) Steve Cropper (g, el-b) Donald "Duck" Dunn (el-b, claves) Al Jackson (d)

Memphis, TN, 1966



dimanche 8 avril 2012

RARE EARTH GET READY

 RARE EARTH 1969                                              RS 507 


Rare Earth is an American rock band affiliated with Motown's Rare Earth
 record label (which was named after the band), who prospered in 1970–1972.
 Although not the first white band signed to Motown, Rare Earth was the first
 big hit-making act signed by Motown that consisted only of white members.


credits:

Bass – John Parrish (2)
       Drums – Pete Rivera (2)
    Guitar – Rod Richards
    Keyboards – Kenny James (2)
       Producer – Rare Earth
    Saxophone, Flute – Gil Bridges
    Vocals – Gil Bridges, Pete Rivera (2), Rod Richards

Producer – Rare Earth

Design [Cover] – Bob Cato
  Photography – Jim Hendin


tracks list:

A1         Magic Key     3:57   
A2         Tobacco Road     7:11   
A3         Feelin' Alright     5:03   
A4         In Bed     3:01   
A5         Train To Nowhere     3:23   
B         Get Ready     21:30






jeudi 15 mars 2012

SANTANA THE WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE

COLUMBIA RECORDS                         88697 48242 


 The Complete Santana Woodstock Performance & 
The Original 1969 Studio Album SANTANA in LP

credits:

        Recorded Live At The Woodstock Music & Art Fair,
 Saturday, August 16, 1969 
        
engineer live recording:

Edwin H Kramer & lee Osborne


tracks list:

1-1         Waiting        
1-2         Evil Ways        
1-3         Shades Of Time        
1-4         Savor        
1-5         Jingo        
1-6         Persuasion        
1-7         Treat        
1-8         You Just Don't Care        
1-9         Soul Sacrifice        

      Recorded Live At The Woodstock Music & Art Fair,
 Saturday, August 16, 1969

2-1         Waiting        
2-2         Evil Ways*        
2-3         You Just Don't Care        
2-4         Savor        
2-5         Jingo        
2-6         Persuasion        
2-7         Soul Sacrifice        
2-8         Fried Neck Bones And Some Home Fries


bonus 

from the "THE WOODSTOCK COMPLETE EDITION"





dimanche 12 février 2012

SOLOMON BURKE I WISH I KNEW

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1968                                SD 8185 



credits:


 Solomon Burke (vo) Arif Mardin (arr, dir)
 Producer, Engineer – Tom Dowd
Memphis, TN, March 15, 1968

14057    By The Time I Get To Phoenix
14058    I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel To Be Free)
14059    Shame On Me
14060    Save It
14061    Meet Me In Church
14062    Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
14063    Why, Why, Why
14064    Get Out Of My Life, Woman
14065    What'd I Say
14066    Since I Met You Baby


tracks list:

A1 I Wish I Knew ( How It Would Feel To Be Free )     2:50    
A2 Get Out Of My Life Woman     3:15    
A3 Meet Me In The Church     3:26    
A4 By The Time I Get To Phoenix     2:50    
A5 Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye     3:10    
B1 What'd I Say     4:45    
B2 Since I Met You Baby     3:40    
B3 Save It     2:25    
B4 Shame On Me     2:30    
B5 Why, Why, Why     2:24