Live at Montreux (Les McCann album)

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Live at Montreux
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Live album by
RecordedJune 24, 1972
Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
SD 2-312
ProducerJoel Dorn
Les McCann chronology
Talk to the People
Live at Montreux

Live at Montreux is an album by pianist Les McCann recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1972 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic gives the album 4 stars, stating "Atlantic got enough from McCann's set to put out a hot double album loaded with gritty vocals, gospel-drenched electric piano, cooking instrumentals, plenty of his popular protest songs, and a few new numbers such as the driving "Cochise"".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Les McCann except as indicated

  1. "Cochise" - 6:10
  2. "Comment" (Yusuf Rahman, Charles Wright) - 1:27
  3. "Price You Gotta Pay to Be Free" (Nat Adderley) - 5:00
  4. "What's Going On" (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) - 8:30
  5. "North Carolina" - 11:30
  6. "Carry on Brother" (Eddie Harris) - 9:30
  7. "With These Hands" (Benny Davis, Abner Silver) - 9:35
  8. "Compared to What" (Gene McDaniels) - 6:30
  9. "Get Yourself Together" (Les McCann, Rev. Bee) - 15:23
  10. "Home Again" (Les McCann, Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 5:02



  1. ^ Atlantic Records Discography: 1972 accessed March 8, 2016
  2. ^ Freed., R. Les McCann Discography accessed March 8, 2016
  3. ^ a b Ginell, Richard S.. Live at Montreux – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 8, 2016.