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...."

jeudi 4 février 2021


ATLANTIC RECORDS 1964                               SD 1344


 Arranged By – Herbie Mann (tracks: A1, A2),
Oliver Nelson (tracks: A3, B4),
Rene Hernandez (tracks: B1 to B3)
Bass – Jack Six (tracks: A1, A2)
Drums – Bobby Thomas (2) (tracks: A1, A2)
Flute – Herbie Mann (tracks: A1, A2)
Flute [Bass] – Herbie Mann (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B4)
Flute [Concert] – Herbie Mann (tracks: A1, A3 to B4)
Flute [Concert], Soloist – Herbie Mann (tracks: A3, B2, B4)
Guitar – Attila Zoller (tracks: A1, A2)
Percussion – Carlos "Patato" Valdes (tracks: A1, A2),
Willie Bobo (tracks: A1, A2)
Piano – Don Friedman (tracks: A1, A2)
Vibraphone – Dave Pike (tracks: A1, A2)

recorded in NYC

 April 6, & May 6,7,8, 1964

tracks list:

 A1  Blues In The Closet
Written-By – Oscar Pettiford
A2 Morning After Carnival
Written-By – Herbie Mann
A3 Vikki
Written-By – Dave Pike
B1 Mushi Mushi
Written-By – Herbie Mann
B2 Soul Guajira
Written-By – William Correa
B3 Spanish Grits
Written-By – Rene Hernandez
B4 Saudade De Bahia
Written-By – Dorival Caymmi

4 commentaires:

  1. Merci Michel pour cet excellent d'album d'Herbie Mann - je ne le connaissais pas (l'album) mais Mann fut tres prolifique a cette epoque. Je voudrais signaler un probele avec la plage B2 - Soul Guajira qui se deteriore apres env. 1'30".