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(Euro-Film Corporation presents)
Jazz On Stage
Les McCann Trio

Dec. 1, 1989 on Rhapsody Films # 8042 (VHS)

2000 on Rhapsody Films # 8037 (VHS; Double Feature): L.A. All-Stars / Les McCann Trio

Color videotape of a half-hour show from a television series (Jazz On Stage), filmed in 1970 at Shelly's Manne-Hole club in Los Angeles. The reissue is combined with another half-hour show from the same era, starring an all-star group led by Hampton Hawes (Harry "Sweets" Edison, Teddy Edwards, Sonny Criss, Leroy Vinnegar, Bobby Thompson) and featuring vocals by bluesman Big Joe Turner [not described here]. The following details were obtained from the reissue videocassette.

Track List:
          Opening Credits - 0:30
    1.   Right On (Les McCann?) - 6:55
    2.   Sunny (Bobby Hebb) - 7:45
    3.   With These Hands (Abner Silver/Benny Davis) - 7:20
    4.   Compared To What (Gene McDaniels) - 7:30
Total - 30:00

1970 at Shelly's Manne-Hole, Los Angeles, CA

Les McCann (piano), (vocals: Tracks 3 & 4)
Jimmy Rowser (bass)
Donald Dean (drums)

Jack Lewerke (producer, director)
Bob Kirstein (associate producer)
Eliot Tiegel (writer)
Will Zens (director of photography)
Bruce Kirby (sound)

Reissue Credits:
Bret Wood (package design)
Chuck Berg/JazzTimes (liner notes)

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