Les McCann

Already established on the soul jazz scene of the 1960s, Les McCann became an international jazz superstar with the release of “Swiss Movement,” recorded at the 1968 Montreux Jazz Festival with the late Eddie Harris. The album generated a multi-million selling hit single, “Compared To What,” and placed McCann and Harris in the forefront of the jazz market. There was a lot more to Les McCann than that show in Switzerland,both before and after. As a musician, he moved comfortably from one jazz style to the next, demonstrating impressive chops from bop to fusion, from vocals to virtually any kind of keyboard he puts his hands to.

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Albums

Invitation to Openness
Invitation to Openness
Omnivore Recordings
2015
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Invitation to Openness
Invitation to Openness
Water
2005
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Pump It Up
Pump It Up
Intakt Records
2002
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Another Beginning /...
Intakt Records
2000
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20 Special Fingers
Intakt Records
1999
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Another Beginning
Intakt Records
1998
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