In memory of Johnny Peret

In memory of Johnny Peret
In memory of my friend Johnny Peret, vibist, drummer, accordeonist extraordinaire

Friday, June 14, 2013

SWING A LOT

Sadi and his New Big Show Band
Swing a Little - LP Palette - Belgium 1971


Posts of Sadi's music are among the most popular on this blog. Yes, Fats, we miss you, old man!  We miss not seeing you on the telly anymore, you wouldn't believe the crap they have on these days.
On this LP - as the title implies - the emphasis is on Sadi, the vocalist, entertainer and showman.  But don't forget Sadi the arranger, Sadi the band leader, Sadi the vibist, Sadi the bongoman!  They're all here.

Great Belgian jazz featuring "Little Green Apples" and his monster bongo break intro. With also the jazz dancer "Hep! Hep! The Jumping Jive"

You probably know him best for the Ensadinado LP on MPS, but heavyweight Belgian jazzman & entertainer Fats Sadi also cut some other great albums. 'Swing a little' for example is a jazz record he cut with the cream of Belgian jazz musicians in those days: ao. Jeannot Morales, Nic Fisette, Etienne Verschueren, Roger Van Haverbeke and Freddy Rottier, some of which went to play with Placebo later on.  The music is big band jazz with scat, vibes and some drumbreaks. Some of the arrangements may call to mind the name of Francis Boland, there is a certain kinship, I assume it's the Belgian Touch!


Swing a little


Sadi and his New Big Show Band :
Fats Sadi (vib,bgo,vcl,arr,ldr) with
Edmond Harnie, Janot Morales, Nicolas Fissette, Herman Sandy (tp)
Frans Van Dijck, François Bastaens, Jan Mertens (tb)
Etienne Verschueren, Marcel Denies (as) François Morin,
Constant Letellier (ts) José Paessens (bar) Willy Albimoor (p)
Roger Vanhaverbeke (b) Freddy Rottier (d)

Brussels, December 6, 8, 14 & 16, 1971


AIN'T SHE SWEET
I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
LITTLE GREEN APPLES
YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
SHE'LL BE MINE
JUST WALKING ALONG
I CRIED FOR YOU
EVERY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE
SWING A LITTLE
I WON'T DANCE
YOU'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY
HEP HEP THE JUMPING JIVE

Little Green Apples was written by Bobby Russell and was first recorded and released by Roger Miller in 1968.


Label:  LP Palette 2341020, reissued as – The Talent Of... Sadi 2
Jazz Club Records  – 111.024-Y, Jazz Club Records  – SFOT 21.486

All the credits for ripping and cleaning the album go to Paul D.  who has even more merit since he does not like this album AT ALL!!



6 comments:

  1. Lossless files (merci Paul D) = heavy files.
    First installment:
    http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/0COGPTMW/SWAL_2.zip_links
    Part 2 will be posted in 1/2 hour.

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  2. Second installment:
    http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/0OUFWRRI/SWAL-1.zip_links

    Don't forget to thank Paul D if you want to hear more gems from his huge treasure trove.

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  3. So thanks beaucoup, Paul D. and boogie man for your text also.

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  4. merci merci, I will pass it also to my dad (74) he will mos def like it too.
    peace, E-mile

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  5. Sadi! Sadi!

    This is wonderful, big thanks Paul D. and Boogieman!

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  6. Thank you, Paul D and Boogieman!

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