It was a gigantic thrill to record a conversation with the legendary Les McCann today. The “Compared To What” master of soul jazz/piano comes to the Valley Isle as part of the Maui Jazz & Blues Festival. Click the poster to visit their site for more info. What a remarkable man, and you’ll hear our exclusive conversation this coming Thursday afternoon on HPR (Sept. 22nd).
Here is his 1969 Montreux Jazz Festival classic: