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Javon Jackson with Les McCann:

KC Jazz Club: Javon Jackson with Les McCann: Swiss Movement Revisited

Saxophonist Javon Jackson and pianist Les McCann come together to perform in a concert that revisits McCann's 1969 hit album Swiss Movement, recently re-released by Rhino/Atlantic.

  • Sat., Nov. 8, 2008
  • Terrace Gallery
  • 75 minutes
  • $25.00
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Once a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, saxophonist Javon Jackson "plays funk with a slow hand...he doesn't beat matters to a froth but allows them to come to fruition in their own time" (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Pianist Les McCann is "a very adept musical showman...his imaginative resources create a fascinating kaleidoscope of musical moods." In the KC Jazz Club, the duo with a band revisits McCann's landmark 1969 album Swiss Movement, recently re-released by Rhino/Atlantic. Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival that year, the album featured the huge Billboard pop chart hit "Compared to What," a rousing rally against the Vietnam War.

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