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"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...."

mardi 20 décembre 2016


ARGO RECORDS 1964                         LPS745

More Sounds of Christmas is an album of Christmas music by Ramsey Lewis' Trio
featuring tracks recorded in 1964 and released on the Argo label.
The album is Lewis' second Christmas album following Sound of Christmas (Argo, 1961)
also released on Cadet records  Lps745

alternative cover on Cadet records1964   lps745


Arranged By – King Fleming, Will Jackson (2)
Bass – Cleveland Eaton (tracks: A5),
 Eldee Young (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5)
Cello – Eldee Young (tracks: A5)
Drums – Red Holt (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Steve McCall (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B3, B4)
Harp – Peter Eagle (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5)
Liner Notes – Louise D. Stone
Photography By [Cover], Design – Don Brostein
Piano – Ramsey Lewis
Strings – Abe Meltzer (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Albert Muenzer (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
David Chausow (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Everett Zlatoff-Mirsky (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Harold Kupper (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Harold Newton (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Henry Ferber (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Irving Kaplan (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Mark Konrad (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5), 
Sol A. Bobrov* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5),
 Theodore Ratzer (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5)
Supervised By – Esmond Edwards
Trombone – John Avant (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B5)

Brown "eye" Argo label

Recorded at: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago,
 Illinois, on 10/14/64 and 10/15/64. 
Engineer – Bob Kidder

tracks list:

A1 Snowbound
Written-By – Clarence Kehner*, Russell Faith*
A2 The Twelve Days Of Christmas
Adapted By – Esmond Edwards, Ramsey Lewis
A3 Egg Nog
Written-By – Ramsey Lewis
A4 Rudolph, The Red Nose Reindeer
Written-By – John D. Marks*
A5 Jingle Bells
Adapted By – Eldee Young
Written-By – J. Pierpont*
B1 Plum Puddin'
Written-By – Eldee Young
B2 Snowfall
Written-By – Claude Thornhill
B3 We Three Kings
Adapted By – Ramsey Lewis
B4 White Christmas
Written-By – Irving Berlin
B5 Little Drummer Boy
Written-By – Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine Davis*

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