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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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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...

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