Tag: Les McCann

Les McCann: Invitation To Openness (Ominvore)/Invitation To Openness (Fantagraphics)

Jazzman Les McCann’s innovative 1972 album, Invitation to Openness, gets a CD reissue, while McCann’s first book of photos from his archive is released with the same title.

Lost Albums: Les McCann and Eddie Harris: Swiss Movement (1969)

This classic jazz album was recorded in Montreux Jazz Festival in 1969, and is a fine record documenting a collaboration between pianist and vocalist Les McCann and trumpet player Eddie Harris. It is a fine sample of late 60s jazz–a little edgy, but not so edgy that the masses couldn’t find its grooves enjoyable.That it… Read More ›