Throughout Les McCann’s incredible jazz career, he took hundreds of photos?at clubs, studios,
and festivals around the world?and documented the vibrant cultural life of jazz and soul between
1960 and 1980. These photos include a very young Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sammy Davis
Jr., John Coltrane, Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson, Richard Pryor, Quincy Jones, Tina Turner,
Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderly, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, B.B. King, Errol Garner, Stanley
Clarke, Bill Evans, Lionel Hampton, and other black celebrities, such as Bill Cosby, Muhammed
Ali, and Stokely Carmichael to name but a few.