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...."

samedi 10 mars 2018


PRESTIGE RECORDS 1972                          PR 10050 


recorded at:
Lighthouse Club, Hermosa Beach, CA,
October 9, 1972
recording and mixing
engineer:  Baker Bixby


Elmer Coles trumpet
Clifford Adams trombone
James Vass alto and soprano sax
Charles Earland organ
Maynard Parker guitar 
Darryl Washington drums
Kenneth Nash congas

tracks list:

A1 Smiling
Written-By – S. Stewart 6:28
A2 We've Only Just Begun
Written-By – P. Williams*, R. Nichols 5:49
A3 Black Gun
Written-By – C. Earland 8:28
B1 Spinky
Written-By – C. Earland 6:14
B2 Freedom Jazz Dance
Written-By – E. Harris 6:16
B3 Moontrane
Written-By – W. Shaw 5:25

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