Invitation to Openness

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Invitation to Openness
Invitation to Opennness.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedMay 4, 1971
Atlantic Studios, New York.
SD 1603
ProducerJoel Dorn
Les McCann chronology
Second Movement
Invitation to Openness
Talk to the People

Invitation to Openness is an album by pianist Les McCann recorded in 1971 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic gives the album 4 stars stating "Every nuance of McCann's stream of consciousness comes through loud and clear" calling it "an auditory delight for fusion fans".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Les McCann

  1. "The Lovers" - 26:02
  2. "Beaux J. Poo Boo" - 13:06
  3. "Poo Pye McGoochie (and His Friends)" - 12:30


  • Jimmy Douglass-Recording Engineer
  • Fred Catero-Re-mix Engineer
  • Gene Paul-Mastering Engineer


  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1600 series accessed March 8, 2016
  2. ^ Freed., R. Les McCann Discography accessed March 8, 2016
  3. ^ a b Edelstein, Paula. Invitation to Openness – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 8, 2016.