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 19 décembre 2022


VEEP RECORDS 1965                                     VPS 16515


Jimmy McGriff (organ); Thornell Schwarz (guitar); 
Willie "Saint" Jenkins (drums).
Producer  Sonny Lester
recorded live at 
The Front Bar, Newark, New Jersey: December 30, 1965

tracks list:

A1 Where It's At 4:32
A2 When Johnny Comes Marching Home 4:00
A3 Up Tight 5:48
A4 Frugal Bugle 6:28
B1 Upper-Ground 5:00
B2 Georgia On My Mind 5:40
B3 Goin' Out Of My Head 3:58
B4 Robbins Nest 5:08


2 commentaires:

  1. What a cool performance from Mr B3 himself! I've never had the pleasure of listening to this album, to be honest I never knew of it? I didn't know of the VEEP label or that McGriff was ever signed to it? An interesting recording. Thank you again.