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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...


[UPDATE] John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension European Summer Tour 2016

Posted on Mar 24 by

July    1   Vitrolles , France July    3   Montreux , Switzerland July    6   Segré , France July    7   Vienne, France July    8   Vienna, Austria (NEW) July    9   Gdansk, Poland (OUT) July   10   Warsaw, Poland July    12  Karlsruhe, Germany (NEW) July   14   Pori, Finland July   16   Edinburgh, UK July   18   Algeciras, Spain July   19   Madrid, Spain July   20   Barcelona, Spain July   21   Chambéry, France July   23   Porto, Portugal July   24   Lisbon, Portugal July   27   Darmstadt, Germany July   28   Jena, Germany July   29   Kassel, Germany July   30   Stuttgart, Germany August 2  Marciac, France August 3  Sete,...


New tour dates [updated]

Posted on Fév 5 by

Tues / March 29 – Sao Paulo Brazil – Teatro Bradesco Wed / March 30 – Porto Alegre Brazil – Teatro de Bourbon Country Fri / April 1 – Buenos Aires Argentina – Teatro Gran Rex Sun / April 3 – Rosario Argentina – Teatro El Circulo Tuesday / April 5 – Santiago Chile – Teatro Caupolican Thurs / April 7 Santiago Chile Teatro Caupolican...


Dearest friends and Music Lovers

Posted on Jan 5 by

Dearest friends and Music Lovers, Please allow me to send a collective note of gratitude to you for your blessings, kind thoughts and heartwarming Birthday Greetings. I am a most fortunate person to have been born and raised by a musician mother. I give thanks to her, and subsequently to all of you, who have enriched my life since the beginning of my life’s adventure in music. Many years ago, the ‘Muse” came to me in a a wonderful dream, and whispered in my ear, “I love you”, she knows of course, that I adore her since I was a young boy, and I realised that without us musicians, music can never come to earth and be heard. But a musician without a listener is in the same boat… Therefore I thank you, the listener, the lover of music, from the depths of my heart: without you I am nothing. with love,...


Having a normal childhood in Palestine is almost impossible today

Posted on Déc 3 by

Dear Friends, Having a normal childhood in Palestine is almost impossible today. We have been there and seen the reality. We also know that music heals.Will you please help to support these children through the program, ‘For my Identity I sing’. Without your help, the program will fail for lack of funding. Any amount is welcome! Just click on the link and read their story. Link here > Thank you! ina and john mclaughlin...


Classic Rock Magazine

Posted on Nov 23 by

 Groundbreaking, visionary, unfeasibily accomplished, The Mahavishnu Orchestra took ‘out there’ to a new level with music that was as bold, ballsy and exciting as when Hendrix first landed.       ...