The Eric Grant Orchestra
Cool at the Casa Montego
Dub Store Records
Available on LP and CD formats. CD comes as a Japanese mini-LP format with obi-strip.
A masterpiece of Jamaican Jazz recorded in 1960 by the Eric Grant Orchestra, resident band of the Casa Montego Hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Rhythm & Blues, Jazz standards, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue and Calypso all combine in this wonderful amalgamation of sounds. Produced by the first Jamaican studio, Federal Records, and its founder Ken Khouri, it is now re-issued for the first time ever by Dub Store Records.
Recorded at Federal Studio.
Musicians: Vocal: Hugh Miller, Piano: Eric Grant, Sax: Barrington Saddler, [merry Hop] Drums: Charles Campbell, Bass: David Brevett, Guitar: Harlod Mckenzie, Trumpet: Canute Carr.