LES McCANN’s INVITATION TO OPENNESS: JAZZ & SOUL PHOTOGRAPHY 1960- 1980


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This collects the photographs of legendary musician Les McCann; he documented the jazz scene and its players—Nina Simone, John Coltrane, Count Basie, and many others—from the inside, across several decades.

LES MCCANN  PHOTOGRAPHY OF A LONG AND ECLECTIC CAREER IN MUSIC
LES MCCANN PHOTOGRAPHY OF A LONG AND ECLECTIC CAREER IN MUSIC
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Les McCann Documented Jazz History- “HE WAS THERE”

“His perfect marriage of church and swing captured the spirit of the times in the same way that Ray Charles’ mixture of gospel and blues heralded the arrival of soul.”  Joel Dorn

Les McCann - William Claxton 001
Les McCann during his Les McCann LTD. days at Pacific Jazz Records