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Posted on Fév 3 by

November – December 2017     GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON HIS FAREWELL U.S. TOUR WITH GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING   (Los Angeles, CA – January 31, 2017) — In a career that spans over five decades, John McLaughlin, one of music’s most influential and prolific guitarists, composers, and bandleaders, will begin his farewell U.S. tour on November 1 in Buffalo, NY.  McLaughlin will be joined by Jimmy Herring, who has been in the creative forefront of the American rock-jam movement for 25 years.  The Meeting of the Spirits tour will hit 23 cities before ending in Los Angeles on December 9.   Highlighting this musical adventure will be John McLaughlin revisiting the pioneering music he introduced with his genre-defying Mahavishnu Orchestra. In addition, McLaughlin is expected to release a new album just before the tour launches.  More details to be announced.     McLaughlin’s first extensive U.S. tour in seven years, The Meeting of the Spirits also marks his first extended exploration of the Mahavishnu Orchestra material from seminal albums such as Inner Mounting...


British guitarist John McLaughlin in conversation

Posted on Déc 27 by

As co-editors, over the years we have sometimes had conversations about things other than Humanistic Psychology and therapy! – and we were delighted earlier this year to discover a mutual shared interest in, and love of, the music of the prolific British guitarist and master musician, John McLaughlin. This in turn led Richard to pursue one of his many improbable dreams – an interview with the great man for this journal, which would in part fulfil a long-held personal dream, and also help rectify an important lack in the journal – its coverage of ‘things musical’ in the context of Humanistic Psychology and all it represents.  Read more in tandfonline...


John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension Spring Tour 2017

Posted on Nov 21 by

01 March New Morning, Paris , France 03 March Mupa, Budapest, Hungary 05 March Forum Karlin, Prague, Czech Republic 07 March Bayerischer Hof, Munich, Germany 08 March Blue Note, Milan, Italy 09 March Moods, Zurich, Switzerland 10 March Tante Ju, Dresden, Germany 11 March Boulez-Saal, Berlin, Germany 13 March Ronnie Scotts, London, UK 14 March Ronnie Scotts, London,...



Posted on Oct 4 by

GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF HIS LEGENDARY MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON UPCOMING AMERICAN TOUR WITH CO-HEADLINER VIRTUOSO GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING. In a career that spans more than five decades, John McLaughlin has honed a personal vision that transcends all boundaries, becoming one of improvised music’s most influential guitarists, composers, and bandleaders. McLaughlin will be joined by the remarkable Jimmy Herring, who has been in the creative forefront of the thriving American rock-jam band movement for 25 years, for what has been dubbed The Meeting of the Spirits tour. Highlighting this musical adventure, will be John McLaughlin revisiting the pioneering music he introduced with his deeply influential, genre-defying Mahavishnu Orchestra.  McLaughlin will be backed by his current band, the 4th Dimension – Ranjit Barot (drums), Gary Husband (keyboards, drums), and Etienne M’Bappé (bass) – each an established composer and recording artist in his own right. Jimmy Herring, best known for his inspired contributions to the Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Allman Brothers, Widespread Panic, The Dead, and others, will be co-headlining each show with his own band. “Herring possesses the...