Second Movement

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Second Movement
Studio album by Eddie Harris and Les McCann
Released 1971
Recorded January 25, 1971
Atlantic Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:35
Label Atlantic
SD 1583
Producer Arif Mardin
Eddie Harris chronology
Live at Newport
Second Movement
Instant Death
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Second Movement is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris and pianist/vocalist Les McCann recorded in 1971 and released on the Atlantic label.[2] The album was a follow-up to the duo's highly successful live collaboration Swiss Movement (Atlantic, 1969).


The Allmusic review called the album "a gem that continues to inspire a new generation of soul/jazz musicians".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie Harris except as indicated

  1. "Shorty Rides Again" (Harris, Les McCann) - 8:31
  2. "Universal Prisoner" (Harris, McCann) - 5:00
  3. "Carry on Brother" - 7:11
  4. "Set Us Free" - 10:26
  5. "Samia" (McCann) - 7:32



  1. ^ a b Edelstein, P. Allmusic Review accessed May 15, 2012
  2. ^ Atlantic Records discography accessed May 15, 2012