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Grateful web Review: The Boston Record

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 in News, Press Reviews, Products | 1 comment

The biggest blessing that jazz music has brought to the world is it’s ability to tie different cultures, places, and musical ideas, all bound together by one common unity; love. Guitarist John McLaughlin, a pioneer of the jazz-fusion movement and continuation lets his music thrive in a state of flexibility that had lead him to brilliant collaborations with...

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“Now Here This” Review in ‘The Herald’ UK

“Now Here This”  Review in ‘The Herald’ UK

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 2 comments

John McLaughlin hasn’t gone quietly into his seventies. After one of his periodical acoustic immersions, the Mahavishnu Orchestra guitarist has been on an electric, and electrifying, roll since 2006’s Industrial Zen, and this 70th birthday-year release tops the lot. Indeed – takes deep breath and goes for it – this might be the best album of...

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irishtimes Review

irishtimes Review

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 0 comments

Widely regarded as the most technically accomplished electric guitarist of his generation, fusion’s founding father has little to prove as he reaches his 70th year. John McLaughlin is extravagantly virtuosic, with a work ethic that made him one of the few western musicians to master Indian music. His currency is speed, complexity and sheer volume. His...

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Grateful Web Review

Grateful Web Review

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 0 comments

The only detractor to using the word jazz to describe a genre of music that is too many different progressions have made it useless as an adjective. What does it mean when something is “jazzy”? Many would here a walking bass line accompanied by swinging guitar licks and a brass section leading a melody. Others might think of Flamenco, Indian sitar styling,...

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