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...."

mercredi 12 août 2015


PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1966                          ST-20105  


Art Direction, Photography – Woody Woodward
Drums – Lawrence Marable (tracks: B1, B3), Leroy Henderson
(tracks: A1, A2, A3, A4, B2 ), Ron Jefferson (tracks: B4)
Guitar – Gene Edwards (tracks: A1, A2, A3, A4, B2 ),
George Freeman (tracks: B4), Joe Pass (tracks: B1, B3)
Organ – Richard "Groove" Holmes
Piano – Les McCann (tracks: B4)
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster (tracks: B4), 
Gene Ammons (tracks: A1,)
Trombone – "Tricky" Loftin* (tracks: B
Producer – Richard Bock

sessions recording:

Lawrence "Tricky" Lofton (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone)
Les McCann (piano) Richard "Groove" Holmes (organ)
George Freeman (guitar) Ron Jefferson (drums)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, March, 1961
    Licks A Plenty
Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Richard Holmes (organ)
Gene Edwards (guitar) Leroy Henderson (drums)
"The Black Orchid", Los Angeles, CA, night, August 15, 1961
    Hittin' The Jug
Richard "Groove" Holmes (organ) Gene Edwards (guitar)
Leroy Henderson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1961
    Blow The Man Down
    Secret Love
Richard "Groove" Holmes (organ) Joe Pass (guitar) 
Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1962
    This Here
    It Might As Well Be Spring

tracks list:

A1 Hittin' The Jug 7:15
A2 Blow The Man Down 5:38
A3 Denice 3:18
A4 Later 4:32
B1 This Is Here 3:30
B2 Secret Love     6:35
B3 It Might As Well Be Spring 5:15
B4 Licks A Plenty 4:05

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