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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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LondonJazz Review

LondonJazz Review

Posted on oct 22, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 0 comments

CD Review: John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension - Now Here This by Chris Parker For all those listeners who first came to electric fusion music through being exposed to the likes of Miles Davis’s Jack Johnson and the Mahavishnu Orchestra’s Inner Mounting Flame, the return of those recordings’ featured guitarist,John McLaughlin, to the jazz/rock style he...

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All about jazz Review

Posted on oct 22, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 0 comments

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension: Now Here This (2012) By IAN PATTERSON, Guitarist John McLaughlin and his 4th Dimension group’s studio debut, To The One (Abstract Logix, 2010), mined the past for inspiration. The spirit of saxophonist John Coltrane‘s A Love Supreme(Impulse!, 1965) drove McLaughlin’s most charged electric playing...

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John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension – Now Here This review propermusic

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension – Now Here This review propermusic

Posted on oct 18, 2012 in News, Press Reviews | 1 comment

John McLaughlin has hit 70, but age hasn’t slowed him, not one jot and Now Here This is filled with his trademark guitar runs, fleet of finger and high on precision. Somehow, despite the alarming flurry of notes, there’s a calmness and a sense of everything in its place. Economy is hardly the first word that might spring to mind, yet there is leanness,...

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