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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 in home, News | 9 comments

Dear Friends, At year’s end, I often reflect on the passing of the year, and even more so on the passing of friends who have left us during this year. More than a few were musicians whom I’ve known for many years. And while I feel the loss deeply, it’s no reason to be sad since we are all on the same path to the end, so we should be joyful in the memories...

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John McLaughlin’s Double neck guitar

John McLaughlin’s Double neck guitar

Posted on Déc 2, 2017 in home, News | 4 comments

For my farewell tour of the U.S. Paul Reed Smith built me the guitar of my dreams: a hand made double neck 6 and 12 string with a whammy bar on the 6 string. It’s a magnificent instrument and it’s already priceless to me. It’s for this reason I wish to auction it after my tour in December 2017, to raise money for a non-profit organisation in Ramallah, who...

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Music Heals

Music Heals

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 in home, News | 14 comments

For my farewell tour of the US, Paul Reed Smith built me the guitar of my dreams. It is hand made and integrates everything I need in a guitar. It is a magnificent instrument of great intrinsic value, and after my final and farewell tour of America, it will become priceless to me. It is for this reason I wish to auction it at the end of my tour, to raise...

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Guitarist John McLaughlin on a never-ending quest

Posted on Oct 29, 2017 in News | 2 comments

R.I. is on farewell U.S. tour for the fusion pioneer and master of many styles. John McLaughlin may very well be the master of reinventing himself, something that began long before it became trendy. The 75-year-old British guitarist has focused predominantly on the wide-ranging genre of jazz, composing music and leading bands, but is known for meshing that...

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John McLaughlin on His Final U.S. Tour, Revisiting Mahavishnu Orchestra

Posted on Oct 28, 2017 in News | 5 comments

When John McLaughlin looked through his archives in preparation for an upcoming tour celebrating his pioneering Seventies jazz-rock outfit the Mahavishnu Orchestra, he was shocked by how out-there his old tunes still seemed. « I was into my yoga, my meditation, no drugs, but I wrote some weird music in those days, man, » says the British guitar virtuoso...

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