Swiss Movement

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Swiss Movement
Live album by Les McCann and Eddie Harris
Released 1969
Recorded The Montreux Jazz Festival
Genre Jazz
Length 39:06
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegün & Bob Emmer

Swiss Movement is a soul jazz[1] live album recorded on June 21, 1969 at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland by the Les McCann trio with saxophonist Eddie Harris and trumpeter Benny Bailey.[2] The album was a hit record, as was the accompanying single "Compared to What", with both selling millions of units.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Compared to What" - (Gene McDaniels)
  2. "Cold Duck Time" - (Eddie Harris)
  3. "Kathleen's Theme" - (Les McCann)
  4. "You Got It in Your Soulness" - (Les McCann)
  5. "The Generation Gap" - (Les McCann)
  6. "Kaftan" - (Leroy Vinnegar) - bonus track on the 1996 reissue



  1. ^ a b Carr, Roy (2006) [1997], "Soul to Soul", A Century of Jazz: A Hundred Years of the Greatest Music Ever Made, London: Hamlyn, pp. 106–121, ISBN 0-681-03179-4 
  2. ^ "BBC - Music - Review of Les McCann & Eddie Harris - Swiss Movement". Retrieved 2009-10-22.