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 4 décembre 2022


MERCURY RECORDS 1963                    SR 60799


Al Cohn, Frank Wess, James Moody, Roland Kirk,
    Walter Levinsky, Zoot Sims - saxophone
    Budd Johnson, Jerome Richardson, Seldon Powell, Romeo Penque - reeds
    Al Perisi, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, James Nottingham,
    Joe Newman, Snooky Young - trumpet
    Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Kai Winding, Melba Liston,
    Paul Faulise, Quentin "Butter" Jackson, Santo Russo, Thomas Mitchell - trombone
    Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, James Buffington, Julius Watkins,
    Paul Ingraham, Ray Alonge, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff - french horn
    Charles McCoy - harmonica
    Bobby Scott, Lalo Schifrin, Patti Bown - piano, organ
    Jim Hall, Kenny Burrell, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright - guitar
    Ray Crawford - guitar
    Art Davis, Ben Tucker, Chris White, George Duvivier, Major Holley, Milt Hinton - bass
    Ed Shaughnessy, Ossie Johnson, Rudy Collins - drums
    Bill Costa, Carlos Gomez, George Devins, Jack Del Rio, Charles McCoy,
    James Johnson, Jose Paula - percussion

This album was recorded monaurally and stereophonically on
April 9, 10, & 11, 1963 at A&R Studios, New York City,
with Phil Ramone as engineer.
tracks list:

A1 Comin' Home Baby 2:40
A2 Gravy Waltz 2:36
A3 Desafinado 2:52
A4 Exodus 3:14
A5 Cast Your Fate To The Wind 2:40
A6 A Taste Of Honey 2:32
B1 Back At The Chicken Shack 2:58
B2 Jive Samba 2:38
B3 Take Five 3:28
B4 Walk On The Wild Side 3:08
B5 Watermelon Man 3:19
B6 Bossa Nova U.S.A 3:05



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