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Les McCann

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: September 23, 1935    

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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    Invitation to Openness

    Water
    2005
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    Pump It Up

    Intakt Records
    2002
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    Another Beginning / Hustle To Survive

    Intakt Records
    2000
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    20 Special Fingers

    Intakt Records
    1999
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    Talkin' Verve

    Intakt Records
    1998
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    Another Beginning

    Intakt Records
    1998
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    Les Is More

    Intakt Records
    1991
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Pump it Up

ESC Records (2002)

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