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...."

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BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1957                     BNJ 61013 

Jimmy Smith Trio + LD is an album by jazz organist Jimmy Smith
and saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label
in 1957 and released only in Japan.


Jimmy Smith, Organ, 
Lou Donaldson, Saxophone [Alto],
except on track 3 and 7,
Eddie McFadden, Guitar,
Donald Bailey, Drums.

Alfred Lion, Producer.
Rudy van Gelder, Engineer.
Recorded at Manhattan Towers on July 4, 1957.

tracks list:

01. Soft Winds 07:59
02. Hollerin' And Screamin' 07:00
03. 'Round Midnight 06:27
04. Star Eyes 04:59
05. Darn That Dream 06:41
06. Street Of Dreams 05:13
07. Cha Cha J 04:19

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