From the Album Swiss Movement
Written by Gene McDaniels
Recorded Live on June 21, 1969 at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
Les McCann: Piano, Vocals on “Compared to What”
Eddie Harris: Tenor Sax
Benny Bailey: Trumpet
Leroy Vinnegar: Bass
Donald Dean: Drums
Between all these musicians playing, if you can’t call this jam wicked I don’t know what you can.
Les McCann’s Trio consisted of McCann, Vinnegar & Dean.
Eddie Harris & Benny Baily joined them in this historical concert and made for one of the best Jazz albums to complete 1969.
The song ” Compared To What ” was a Vietnam Protest song.