Wicked Wednesday ~ Les McCann, Eddie Harris and Benny Bailey ~ Compared To What

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.

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