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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...."

vendredi 27 février 2015

CAL TJADER SOUL BURST

VERVE RECORDS 1966                                 V/V6 8637 



credits:

Cal Tjader - vibraphone, cabasa, cymbals
    Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion, Seldon Powell - flute
    Attila Zoller - guitar
    Chick Corea - piano. arranger
    Richard Davis, Bobby Rodriguez - bass
    Grady Tate - drums
    Carlos "Patato" Valdes - congas, vocals
    Jose Mangual - timbales, bongos
    Victor Pantoja - percussion
    Oliver Nelson - arranger

Recorded     February 9, 10, 11, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ


    Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
    Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
    Producer – Creed Taylor

         track list:

      A1        Cuchy Frito Man
Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson   
A2        Descarga Cubana    2:53  
A3        Soul Burst (Guajera)    4:32  
A4        The Bilbao Song
Composed By – Kurt Weill   
A5        Manteca
Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson  
B1        It Didn't End (Nao Se Acabou)    3:15  
B2        My Ship
Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson  
B3        Morning    2:55  
B4        Oran
Arranged By, Conductor – Chick Corea   
B5        Curacao    6:20   








SOUL BOSSA TRIO DANCING IN THE STREET

  
  CUBOP RECORDS 1995                               CBLP 003     

credits:

Artwork By – Christie Rixford
Bass [Electric, Acoustic] – Shingo Takemiya*
Co-producer – Toshi Matsumoto
Drums – Gonzalez Suzuki
Edited By – Ichiro Tanaka
Electric Piano – Toshi Matsumoto
Engineer – Hiroshi Kawasaki
Executive Producer – Shigeru Kurokoji
Mastered By – Hiroshi Kawasaki
Mixed By – Masayoshi Inomata
Organ – Toshi Matsumoto
           Piano [Acoustic] – Toshi Matsumoto    

      
tracks listing

A1 Ain't No Sunshine 4:14
A2 Poochie 3:34
A3 Tin Tin Deo 4:03
A4 Call Me, Mr. Vibes 3:41
A5 Come An' Get It 2:53
A6 Here 5:38
B1 A Holiday In South Zone (Saudade Do Rio) 3:24
B2 A Child And Sea 5:36
B3 Snooky Little Pigs 4:36
B4 Thank You 4:23
B5 Cha Chita   2:50






jeudi 26 février 2015

SAMMIE MOORE, SAM BAKER, NANCY COHEN ‎ NO PARTICULAR PLACE TO GO - ONCE UPON A TIME

HIT RECORDS 1965                        REF 125


credits:

Once upon a time (Nancy Cohen, vcls)
Sam Baker, vocal;
Skippy Brooks, piano;
George Yates, guitar;
Jimi Hendrix, guitar;
Mal Mc Millon, tenor-sax;
Johnny Green, bass-sax;
James Watkins, bass;
Freeman Brown, drums.

Nashville, Tn. 1965

A1  No Particular Place To Go
Written-By – Berry
   
B1   Once Upon A Time
Written-By – Paul, Hamilton, Stevenson



mercredi 25 février 2015

ISAAC HAYES SHAFT

ENTERPRISE RECORDS 1971                 ENS-2-5002

2x vinyl Gatefold


credits:

Vocals, keyboards and lyrics by Isaac Hayes
Rhythm, Horns and Strings arranged by Johnny Allen and Isaac Hayes
Backing vocals by Pat Lewis, Rose Williams, and Telma Hopkins
Instrumentation by The Bar-Kays and The Isaac Hayes Movement
Electric piano by Lester Snell
Bass guitar by James Alexander
Guitar by Charles Pitts
Guitar by Michael Toles
Drums by Willie Hall
Conga drums by Gary Jones
Lead Trumpet by Richard "Johnny" Davis
Flute by John Fonville

Engineers: William Brown, Henry bush,
Bobby Manuel, Dave Purple.
Re-mix Engineers: Ron Capone, Dave Purple.

Recorded     1971
Stax Recording Studios
(Memphis, Tennessee)


tracks list:

A1 Theme From Shaft (Vocal) 4:37
A2 Bumpy's Lament 1:49
A3 Walk From Regio's 2:22
A4 Ellie's Love Theme 3:16
A5 Shaft's Cab Ride 1:07
B1 Cafe Regio's 6:09
B2 Early Sunday Morning 3:47
B3 Be Yourself     4:27
B4 A Friend's Place 3:21
C1 Soulsville (Vocal) 3:47
C2 No Name Bar     6:09
C3 Bumpy's Blues 4:01
C4 Shaft Strikes Again     3:04
D1 Do Your Thing (Vocal) 19:38
D2 The End Theme     1:56



SAM BAKER DO RIGHT MAN

SAADIA RECORDS 1965 Single 9160

Credits

    Arranged By – Williams*, Hale*
    Producer – Frank Williams
    Written-By – F. Williams*

A Do Right Man     2:48
B These Blues Are Getting Me Down (aka 'Blues Are Killing Me') 3:19



dimanche 22 février 2015

OTIS CLAY TRYING TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU

HI RECORDS 1972                            XSHL 32075


credits:

Backing Vocals – Rhodes, Chalmers And Rhodes
Baritone Saxophone – James Mitchell
Bass – Leroy Hodges
Drums – Howard Grimes
Guitar – Teenie Hodges*
Organ, Piano – Charles Hodges
Strings – Memphis Strings, The
Strings [Arrangements] – James Mitchell
Tenor Saxophone – Andrew Love, Ed Logan
Trombone – Jack Hale
Trumpet – Wayne Jackson

Recorded At – Royal Recording Studios, Memphis
Producer – Willie Mitchell
Engineer – Willie Mitchell


tracks list:

A1 Trying To Live My Life Without You
Written-By – Eugene Williams
A2 I Die A Little Each Day
Written-By – Don Bryant
A3 Holding On To A Dying Love
Written-By – George Jackson, James Dotson, Ronald Townsend
A4 I Can´t Make It Alone
Written-By – Darryl Carter, Johnny Keyes
A5 That´s How It Is
Written-By – Monk Higgins, Maurice Dollison*
B1 I Love You, I Need You
Written-By – Archie Bradley, Julius Bradley
B2 You Can´t Keep Running From My Love
Written-By – Bernard Miller, Bill Taylor, Don Bryant
B3 Precious Precious
Written-By – Dave Crawford, Jackie Moore
B4 Home Is Where The Heart Is
Written-By – Bettye Crutcher
B5 Too Many Hands
Written-By – Eugene Williams , Mabon Hodges





OTIS CLAY

ONE-DERFUL RECORDS 1966


A I'm Satisfied
Producer – Jones, Dollison*Written-By – Maurice Dollison

B I Testify
Producer, Written-By –Jones, Hayes


CLARENCE CARTER THE DYNAMIC CLARENCE CARTER

ATLANTIC RECORDS 1969                            SD 8199 


credits:

   
Arranged By – Rick Hall
    Arranged By [Strings] – William Fischer*
    Backing Vocals – Alvin Willford, Cabwhiss Grandberry, James Price
    Drums – Roger Hawkins
    Guitar – Albert Lowe, Duane Allman, James Johnson*
    Organ – Marvell Thomas
    Piano – Barry Beckett
      Saxophone [Baritone] – Floyd Newman, James Mitchell
    Saxophone [Tenor] – Aaron Varnell, Joe Arnold
    Trumpet – Gene Miller

recorded at:
Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL, July 26,1967
and  October 3,December 2, 1968
engineer Rick Hall

tracks list:

A1 I'd Rather Go Blind
    Written-By – B. Foster*, E. Jordon*    
A2 Think About It
    Written-By – Don Covay    
A3 The Road Of Love
    Written-By – Clarence Carter    
A4 You've Been A Long Time Comin'
    Written-By – Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil*    
A5 Light My Fire
    Written-By – Morrison*, Densmore*, Manzarek*, Krieger*    
A6 That Old Time Feeling
    Written-By – Carter*, Daniel*, Hall*    
B1 Steal Away
    Written-By – Jimmy Hughes    
B2 Let Me Comfort You
    Written-By – O. B. Mc Clinton*    
B3 Look What I Got
    Written-By – Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes     
B4 Too Weak To Fight
    Written-By – Carter*, Jackson*, Keyes*, Hall*    
B5 Harper Valley P.T.A.
    Written-By – Tom T. Hall    
B6 Weekend Love
    Written-By – Jackson*, Leakes*, Moore*, Chambers*




jeudi 19 février 2015

SLIM HARPO SLIM HARPO KNEW THE BLUES

EXCELLO RECORDS 1970                          EXC-8013 



credits:

 side one rec. November 1969 to mid-January 1970
at Deep South Recording Studio, Baton Rouge, LA;
Slim Harpo, vocal, harmonica, guitar; # p;
Rudolph "Rudy" Richard, guitar; J
ames Johnson, guitar, bass;
Lynn Ourso, guitar;
possibly Sammy K. Brown, drums;
prod. by Slim Harpo and Lynn Ourso, Jr.

side two rec. in Los Angeles, CA and
at Jay Miller Studios, Crowley, CA

     Artwork By [Liner Notes] – Al Jefferson
    Written By – J. Hooker-Taud-Ling, Conrad (tracks: A3)
    Written-By – J. Moore* (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B1 to B5),
J. Hooker* (tracks: A3)  
    
track list: 

A1 The Music's Hot     2:30    
A2 You Can't Make It     3:15    
A3 Boogie Chillun     2:30    
A4 Rock Me Baby     3:58    
A5 Baby Please Come Home     3:35    
B1 The Hippy Song     4:10    
B2 Jody Man     4:00    
B3 Dynamite     3:03    
B4 Baby Scratch My Back     2:51    
B5 I'm A King Bee     3:00    




mercredi 18 février 2015

CAL TJADER HIP VIBRATIONS

VERVE RECORDS 1967                               V6-8730 


credits:

  Arranged By – Benny Golson (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3, B5),
    Bobby Bryant (tracks: A3, A4, B4)
    Artwork – John Murello
    Bass – Richard Davis (2) (tracks: A3, B1),
    Ron Carter (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2 to B5)
    Congas – Ray Barretto
    Drums – Mel Lewis
    Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Jerome Richardson
    Percussion – Bobby Rosengarden
    Piano – Herbie Hancock (tracks: A1, A2, B3 to B5),
    John Bunch (tracks: A4, B2),
    Patti Bown (tracks: A3, B1)
    Trombone – J. J. Johnson*
    Trombone [Bass] – Alan Raph
    Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm
    Vibraphone – Cal Tjader

     Liner Notes – Chris Albertson
    Producer – Esmond Edwards
  
  NYC, December 12, 1967
 Engineer  – Val Valentin


track list:

A1        Blues March    6:26   
A2        Georgy Girl    2:43   
A3        Hip Vibrations    3:49   
A4        A Waltz For Diane    4:32   
B1        Windy    3:29   
B2        Sweet Honey Bee    2:50   
B3        Django    6:05   
B4        Moanin'    3:13   
B5        Canto De Ossanha    4:55


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SONNY PHILLIPS BLACK MAGIC!

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1970                               PR 7799


credits:

Congas – Buddy Caldwell
Drums – Ben Dixon
Electric Bass [Fender] – Jimmy Lewis
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Sonny Phillips (tracks: A3, B1)
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Sonny Phillips
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Supervised By – Bob Porter
Tenor Saxophone – Eddie Pazant

Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
at: Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1970
Supervised By – Bob Porter

tracks list:

A1 Make It Plain 9:25
A2 Wakin' Up 7:07
A3 Over The Rainbow 2:17
B1 Bean Pie 7:20
B2 I'm An Old Cowhand 6:45
B3 The Brotherhood 8:30




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 the "bean pie" file was not good so I repaired)

CAL TJADER GOES LATIN

FANTASY RECORDS                                          LP 3289


credits and sessions recording:

Cal Tjader Sextet
Jose "Chombo" Silva (ts) Cal Tjader (vib) Vince Guaraldi (p) 
Al McKibbon (b) Willie Bobo, Mongo Santamaria (cga, bgo)
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, 1958
Close Your Eyes Fantasy LP 3289, F 24730
Contigo -
The Lady Is A Tramp -
Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe -
Out Of Nowhere -
Guajira At The Blackhawk -
* Fantasy LP 3289, LP 8030   Cal Tjader - Tjader Goes Latin
* Fantasy F 24730, FCD 24730-2   Cal Tjader - Black Orchid


Cal Tjader Sextet

Paul Horn (fl, cl, as) Cal Tjader (vib) Lonnie Hewitt (p) Al McKibbon (b)
 Willie Bobo (d, tim) Mongo Santamaria (cga, bgo)
San Francisco, CA, 1959
Mi China Fantasy LP 3289, F 24730
Bonita -
1856 Black Orchid -
* Fantasy LP 3289, LP 8030   Cal Tjader - Tjader Goes Latin
* Fantasy F 24730, FCD 24730-2   Cal Tjader - Black Orchid


Cal Tjader Sextet

Cal Tjader (vib) Vince Guaraldi (p) Gene Wright (b) Luis Kant (d)
 Bayardo Velarde (cga, bgo)
San Francisco, CA, September 10, 1957
Mambo At The "M" Fantasy LP 3289, F 24730


tracks list:

A1 Mi China 2:15
A2 Close Your Eyes 3:15
A3 Mambo At The "M" 4:39
A4 Contigo 2:40
A5 Bonita 2:28
A6 The Lady Is A Tramp 4:32
B1 Black Orchid 2:53
B2 Happines Is A Thing Called Joe 3:44
B3 I've Waited So Long 2:07
B4 Out Of Nowhere 3:26
B5 Guajira At The Blackhawk 5:20





mardi 17 février 2015

SONNY PHILLIPS SURE 'NUFF

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1969                             PR 7737  


credits :

Sonny Phillips - organ
    Virgil Jones - trumpet (tracks 1, 2 & 4)
    Houston Person - tenor saxophone
    Joe Jones - guitar
    Bob Bushnell - electric bass
    Bernard Purdie - drums

Recorded    
October 20, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Track list:

A1 Sure 'Nuff, Sure 'Nuff 6:50
A2 Be Yourself 4:30
A3 Oleo 7:40
B1 Mobile To Chicago 7:25
B2 The Other Blues 9:10






SONNY PHILLIPS BLACK ON BLACK

PRESTIGE RECORDS 1970                              PR10007


credits:

Bass [Fender] – Jimmy Lewis
Drums – Bernard Purdie
Guitar – Melvin Sparks
Organ – Sonny Phillips
Saxophone [Tenor] – Rusty Bryant

Recorded at:
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
 NJ, July 27, 1970
Producer [Supervision] – Bob Porter
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

tracks list:

A1 Black On Black 5:30
A2 Check It Out 6:16
A3 Blues In Maude's Flat 6:25
B1 Proud Mary 7:55
B2 The Doll House 7:32



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vendredi 13 février 2015

WILLIE TEE I'M ONLY A MAN

CAPITOL RECORDS 1970                                     ST-199

credits:

      Arranged By, Conductor – H.B. Barnum
Producer – David Axelrod

tracks list:

   A1 Bring On The Heartaches
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
A2 I'm Only A Man
Written-By – Lester Carr
A3 Loneliness
Written-By – Marcene Harris*
A4 Reach Out For Me
Written-By – B. Bacharach - H. David*
A5 No Answer Came
Written-By – James Rein, Josef Zawinul*
A6 Walk Tall (Baby That's What I Need)
Written-By – Marrow, Rein, Zawinul, Turbinton
B1 Mirror
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B2 By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Written-By – Jim Webb*
B3 Take Your Time
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B4 I'm Related To You
Written-By – Wilson Turbinton
B5 People
Written-By – Bob Merrill, Jules Styne 




jeudi 12 février 2015

LES MCCANN LTD. IN NEW YORK

PACIFIC JAZZ RECORDS 1961                               ST-45 

credits:

 Bass – Herbie Lewis
    Drums – Ron Jefferson
    Piano – Les McCann
    Tenor Saxophone – Frank Haines, Stanley Turrentine
    Trumpet – Blue Mitchell

recorded at:

"Village Gate", NYC, December 28, 1961

tracks list:

A1 Chip Monck 7:25
A2 Fayth, You're 6:00
A3 Twist Chacha 7:10
B1 A Little 3/4 For God & Co. 9:15
B2 Maxie's Changes 8:45




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BLUE MITCHELL BANTU VILLAGE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                        BST 84324

credits:

 Art Direction – Frank Gauna
Bass – Bob West, Wilton Felder
Conductor – Monk Higgins
Congas – Alan Estes, King Errisson
Drums – John Guerin, Paul Humphrey
Flute – Buddy Collette
Guitar – Al Vescovo*, Freddie Robinson
Percussion, Piano – Dee Ervin, Monk Higgins
Saxophone [Alto], Flute – Bill Green*
Saxophone [Tenor] – Plas Johnson
Trombone – Charles Loper
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell, Bobby Bryant

Recorded at RPM Studios, Los Angeles, California
on May 22 (tracks 2, 4 & 6)
and May 23 (tracks 1, 3, 5 & 7), 1969.
Engineer – Jim Saunders

tracks list:

A1 Hnic
Written-By – Blue Mitchell, Dee Ervin, Monk Higgins
A2 Flat Backing
Written-By – Dee Ervin, Monk Higgins
A3 Na Ta Ka
Written-By – Freddie Robinson
B1 Heads Down
Written-By – Dee Ervin, Monk Higgins
B2 Bantu Village
Written-By – Dee Ervin, Monk Higgins
B3 Blue Dashiki
Written-By – Freddie Robinson
B4 Bush Girl
Written-By – Dee Ervin, V.Pea





BROTHER JACK McDUFF DOWN HOME STYLE

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1969                       BST 84322  


credits:

Brother Jack McDuff - organ
Jay Arnold - tenor saxophone
Charlie Freeman - guitar
Unknown - electric bass
Sammy Greason - drums
Unidentified large band (tracks 2, 3 & 6)

     recorded at:

Memphis, TN, June 10, 1969   

tracks list:

A1 The Vibrator    4:48   
A2 Down Home Style 5:03   
A3 Memphis In June 4:15   
A4 Theme From Electric Surfboard 3:32   
B1 It's All A Joke 3:47   
B2 Butter (For Yo Popcorn) 4:07   
B3 Groovin' 5:15   
B4 As She Walked Away 8:00   




mardi 10 février 2015

JOHN PATTON ALONG CAME JOHN

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1963                       BST 84130


      credits :

Drums – Ben Dixon
Guitar – Grant Green
Organ – John Patton
Saxophone [Tenor] – Fred Jackson, Harold Vick 
  
Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs,
NJ, April 5, 1963


  tracks listing:

A1 The Silver Meter
Written-By – Ben Dixon
A2 I'll Never Be Free
Written-By – Benjamin, Weiss
A3 Spiffy Diffy
Written-By – Dixon
B1 Along Came John
Written-By – Patton
B2 Gee Gee
Written-By – Patton
B3 Pig Foots
Written-By – Dixon





JOHN PATTON BOOGALOO

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 1968          (Blue Note-B1 7243


Boogaloo is an album by American organist John Patton
recorded in 1968 but not released on
the Blue Note label until 1995.


credits :
Congas – Richard "Pablo" Landrum
     Drums – George Brown
     Organ – John Patton
     Saxophone [Tenor Sax], Flute – Harold Alexander
     Trumpet – Vincent McEwan

      Recorded on August 9, 1968 at the Van Gelder Studio,
     Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 25
      

tracks listing:

A1 Boogaloo Boogie 5:23
A2 Milk & Honey 8:15
A3 Barefootin'     7:10
B1 Shoutin' But No Poutin' 7:40
B2 Spirit 5:52
B3 B & J (Two Sisters)     7:10




SUGARMAN THREE SOUL DONKEY

DESCO RECORDS                                         DSLP 005


credits:

        Drums – Rudy Albin
Flute – Daisy Sugarman
Guitar – Coleman Mellett
Organ – Adam Scone
Saxophone [Tenor] – Neal Sugarman
Tambourine – Bosco Mann


Recorded At – Desco 440 Studios NYC
Mixed At – Desco 440 Studios NYC
Tambourine – Bosco Mann


        tracks listing:

   A1 Soul Donkey      
A2 Chicken Half      
A3 Baby I Love You      
A4 Turtle Walk      
A5 Daisy Rides Again      
B1 Double Back      
B2 Pull My Cart      
B3 Mulin' Around      
B4 Saddle For Two      
B5 Out A Sight      
B6 So Long Donkey


      Turtle Walk        



  
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CANNONBALL ADDERLEY MONEY IN THE POCKET

CAPITOL RECORDS 1966                           LP 77569

recorded at The Club in Chicago in 1966
released in 2005

     credits:

Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
Nat Adderley – cornet
Joe Zawinul – piano
Herbie Lewis – bass
Roy McCurdy – drums


tracks listing

All compositions by Julian "Cannonball" Adderley except as indicated
"Money in the Pocket" (Joe Zawinul) – 10:25
"Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 9:09
"Introduction to a Samba" – 7:22
"Hear Me Talkin' to Ya" (Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Nat Adderley) – 7:44
"Requiem for a Jazz Musician" (Zawinul) – 10:32
"Cannon's Theme (aka Unit 7)" (Sam Jones) – 3:06
"The Sticks" – 4:05
"Fiddler on the Roof" (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick) – 0:28

Recorded at The Club in Chicago, IL on March 18–20, 1966