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...."

dimanche 2 janvier 2022


DECCA RECORDS 1967                                 DL 4893 

The Quartette Trés Bien was an American jazz combo based in St. Louis
 led by pianist Jeter Thompson. The group started to play around 1960
and began recording in the mid '60s. Jeter Thompson played with Jimmy Forrest,
Oliver Nelson and Emmett Carter in his early years. The bassist of the group
 is Richard Simmons, the drummer Albert St. James who accompanied also
Charlie Parker, Tab Smith and Jimmy Forrest. Percussionist Percy James
added a Latin flavor to the quartette who played more than ten years,
before splitting. Jeter Thompson is still active leading for a few years the Trio
 Tres Bien with brothers Harold Thompson (bass) and Howard Thompson (drums).  
produced by Milt Gabler
 Jeter Thompson - Piano
Richard Simmons - Bass
Albert St. James - Drums
Percy James - Percussion

tracks list:

A1.         In The Still Of The Night (3:54)
        (Cole Porter)
A2.         Jasmine Eyes (3:40)
        (Albert St. James)
A3.         Tracy's Boogaloo (2:22)
        (Percy James)
A4.         The Shadow Of Your Smile (4:10)
        (Johnny Mandel/Paul Francis Webster)
A5.         Love Is A Hurtin' Thing (2:20)
        (Dave Linden/Ben Raleigh)
A6.         Happy Donna (3:23)
        (Jeter Thompson)
B1.         Autumn Leaves (4:46)
        (Joseph Kosma/Johnny Mercer)
B2.         Pamelam-A-Lam (2:05)
        (Jeter Thompson)
B3.         Sally (3:02)
        (Percy James)
B4.         Goin' Out Of My Head (3:59)
        (Teddy Randazzo/Bobby Weinstein)
B5.         Where Is Love (3:44)
        (Lionel Bart)
B6.         Collaboration (2:09)
        (Albert St. James)


3 commentaires:

  1. Hello mon ami , j'espère que tu vas bien et je voudrais juste te dire que ton lien est bad . Groovement , Pierre 2

  2. Merci beaucoup Michel! Another one I lost in my computer crash.