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 26 décembre 2021


VERVE RECORDS 1966                                 V6-8648


Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Bobby Brown 
Arranged By – Arturo O'Farrill (tracks: B5),
Clarence Henry (tracks: A2, A3), 
Mel Lastie* (tracks: A1, A4 to B2, B4)
Bass – Bobby Rodriguez, Jon Hart
Bongos, Guiro – Oswald Martinez
Congas – Carlos Valdes*
Cornet – Mel Lastie
Guitar – Sonny Henry
Percussion – Jose Mangual, Victor Pantoja

Photography By [Cover] – Charles Stewart*
Producer – Creed Taylor

Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
Recorded January & April 1966 at Van Gelder Studio,
 Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

tracks list:

A1 Boogaloo In Room 802 2:30
A2 Come A Little Bit Closer 3:05
A3 Goin' Out Of My Head 3:15
A4 I Remember Clifford 2:03
A5 Rescue Me 3:05
A6 Michelle 3:00
B1 No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In) 2:45
B2 Fried Neck Bones And Some Home Fries 2:50
B3 Old Man River 3:05
B4 1-2-3- (Uno, Dos, Tres) 2:34
B5 Night Song 2:40
B6 The Breeze And I - From Suite "Andalucia" 3:12

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