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McCann, Les (<i>born</i> 1935), pianist, singer

Scott Yanow and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Lexington, KY, 23 Sept 1935). American pianist and singer. He grew up in a musical family and learned tuba and drums as a youth, but was largely self-taught on piano. While at school and in the navy he sang with various groups and developed his skills as a pianist, and after winning a navy talent contest as a singer (1956) he appeared on Ed Sullivan’s television show. McCann settled in

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