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Les McCann and Javon Jackson


Jimmy Mak's (map) Northwest
Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. 2013 21+

Jimmy Mak's

Les McCann is a musical pioneer, the godfather of soul jazz and one of the first musicians to incorporate synthesizers and electric instruments into his unique blend of jazz, R&B, and soul. He's since been name-checked by the Beastie Boys, and his music has been sampled by countless golden-era hiphop acts including Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest, and the Notorious B.I.G. McCann is touring with tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson, a Berklee College of Music graduate and member of the final incarnation of Art Blakely's Jazz Messengers. Together, the two form a dynamic cross-generational project that breathes new life into a genre of music that is increasingly haunted by its past. RYAN FEIGH

Jimmy Mak's

221 NW 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97209

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  • Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. 2013
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