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...."

mardi 7 février 2023


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1966                    SD1485 


     Danny Turner (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute)
Leo Johnson (tenor saxophone, flute) 
Brother Jack McDuff (organ)
Melvin Sparks (guitar)
Ray Appleton (drums)

recording sessions:

NYC, December 15, 1966
11293 Do It Now
11295 Strollin' Blues
11296 Summer Samba
11297 Mush Melon
same personnel
NYC, December 20, 1966
11333 Mutt And Jeff
11334 Pleasant Moments
Ray Lucas (drums) replaces Appleton
NYC, May 23, 1967
12484 Snap Back Jack

 Engineer - Bruce Tergesen, Phil Iehle

tracks list:

A1 Snap Back Jack
Drums – Ray Lucas
A2 Mush Melon 4:44
A3 Summer Samba 5:10
A4 Do It Now 5:35
B1 Strolling Blues 8:12
B2 Pleasant Moments 6:29
B3 Mutt & Jeff 4:35

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