9 thoughts on “ With These Hands - Les McCann, Joja Wendt - Pacifique (CD, Album) ”

  1. The CD consists of a series of duets where Les comps on Fender Rhodes electric piano, exercises his gravelly voice, and finds a helping hand and soulmate in the rollicking acoustic piano of European keyboardist Joja Wendt.
  2. Pacifique (Joja Wendt) - Bare Blues (Les McCann/Joja Wendt) - Prince Of Peace (Les McCann/Jon Hendricks) - Cold Duck Time (Eddie Harris) - What A Wonderful World (George David Weiss/Bob Thiele) - With These Hands (Abner Silver/Benny Davis) - Come Rain Or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer/Harold Arlen) - Total -
  3. The album contained the song "Compared to What", and both the album and the single reached the Billboard pop charts. "Compared to What" criticized the Vietnam War. The song was written by Eugene McDaniels years earlier and recorded and released as a ballad by McCann in on his album Les McCann Plays the Hits.
  4. encountered at the Montreux Jazz Festival. The resulting album, Swiss Movement (), was a top selling jazz record, and the single "Compared to What" sold platinum. The same year, Much Les, without Harris, hit hard with the ballad "With These Hands." Second Movement (), reunited McCann .
  5. Les McCann discography and songs: Music profile for Les McCann, born 23 September Genres: Soul Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Fusion. Albums include Invitation to Openness, Swiss Movement, and Atlantic Rhythm and Blues
  6. "With These Hands" is a song written by Benny Davis and Abner Silver and performed by Eddie Fisher featuring Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra. It reached #7 on the U.S. pop chart in The song ranked #28 on Billboard magazine's Top 30 singles of
  7. There was a lot more to Les McCann than that show in Switzerland,both before and after. As a musician, he moved comfortably from one jazz style to the next, demonstrating impressive chops from bop to fusion, from vocals to virtually any kind of keyboard he puts his hands to. Born in in Lexington, Kentucky, Les is a self-taught musician.
  8. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Les McCann, Joja Wendt - Pacifique at Discogs. Complete your Les McCann, Joja Wendt collection.5/5(3).
  9. The same year, Much Les, without Harris, hit hard with the ballad "With These Hands." Second Movement (), reunited McCann and Harris, and acclaimed recordings such as Invitation to Openness (), the double-record Live at Montreux (), and Layers () followed.

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