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...."

lundi 8 mai 2023


RIVERSIDE RECORDS 1961                            RS 9470

reissued on Jazzland JLP 944; 
Happy Ground is the second album by American 
jazz vibraphonist Johnny Lytle which was recorded 
in 1961 for the Jazzland label. The album was 
later reissued on the Riverside label in 1963.


 Johnny Lytle - vibraphone
    Milton Harris - organ
    William "Peppy" Hinnant - drums

recorded at:
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, March 23, 1961
Engineer – Ray Fowler
Producer – Orrin Keepnews

tracks list:
A1        Lela    4:15
A2        Secret Love    6:51
A3        When I Fall In Love    4:24
A4        Tag Along    3:14
B1        It's All Right With Me    5:36
B2        Happy Ground    7:13
B3        My Funny Valentine    4:12
B4        Take The "A" Train    2:5

1 commentaire:

  1. Ah ! Celui-là, je le charchais depuis des années !
    Merci mille fois pour ce blog remarquable de goût et de pertinence.