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...."

lundi 10 août 2015


COLUMBIA RECORDS 1965                                CS 9188 

   Reissued in 1970 as "Big Boss Mann" (Columbia – CS 1068,US) 


 Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson
    Bass – Bobby Rodriguez, Earl May
    Bass Clarinet – Danny Bank
    Drums – Bruno Carr
    Flute – Herbie Mann
    Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
    Percussion – Carlos "Patato" Valdes, Carlos Diaz (8),
 José Mangual*, Rafael De Vila, Raymond Sardinis, Tommy Lopez,
 Willie Bobo, Willie Rodriguez
    Piano – Charlie Palmieri, Chick Corea
    Producer – Tom Wilson (2)
    Tenor Saxophone – Jimmy Heath
    Trombone – Jack Hitchcock, Mark Weinstein
    Trombone [Bass] – Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd
    Trumpet – Carmell Jones, Ernie Royal, Jerry Kail, Joe Newman
    Vibraphone – Dave Pike
tracks list:

A1 Let's Boom Chitty Boom 3:21    
A2 What'd I Say 4:51    
A3 Señor Blues 3:50    
A4 Bijou 3:25    
A5 Jungle Fantasy 4:00    
B1 Watermelon Man 4:05    
B2 Interlude 4:10    
B3 The Jive Samba 5:00    
B4 Ave Maria Morena 4:35    
B5 Manteca 4:35

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