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Collective liberation

Collective liberation

Posted on Juin 11, 2013 in Interviews, News | 0 comments

In late 1968, guitarist John McLaughlin got a call from drummer/composer Tony Williams inviting him to come record with his band in New York the following February. Up to that point, McLaughlin had been in the UK, making most of his living playing in R&B bands. “I would play R&B to survive,” says McLaughlin, “I was doing pop recordings — and some...

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Berklee School’s Music Blog features John McLaughlin

Berklee School’s Music Blog features John McLaughlin

Posted on Mai 11, 2013 in Interviews, News | 0 comments

This post is authored by Andre Vasconcelos. Manager of the Brazilian tab of the Berklee Blogs. It is about time that the Berklee Blogs landed another interview. This time I was gifted with the opportunity to send some questions via email to noone other than John Mclaughlin. Yes, the guitarist for Miles, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, the one that jammed with...

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Interview for World Music Central

Interview for World Music Central

Posted on Mai 6, 2013 in Interviews, News | 1 comment

Legendary jazz guitarist and fusion pioneer John McLaughlin will be touring the United States and Canada in June 2013. This will be his first U.S. tour in three years. The renowned musician will be presenting material from his latest album, ‘Now Here This‘ released a few months ago, as well as earlier pieces. McLaughlin also appears in the latest album by...

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BlogTalkRadio Interview with John

BlogTalkRadio Interview with John

Posted on Avr 25, 2013 in Interviews, News | 1 comment

Legendary guitarist (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Shakti, 4th Dimension, Miles Davis, Tony Williams), musical and cultural transcender, John McLaughlin’s accomplishments and influences span generaions. Jeff Beck declared him “the best guitarist alive” in 2010. In 2003, McLaughlin ranked 49th in Rolling Stone’s « 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time » and in...

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Downbeat 2013 01

Downbeat 2013 01

Posted on Déc 21, 2012 in Interviews, News | 0 comments

Article by Bill Milkowski // Photo by steven Sussman – John Bouchet Onstage at the 2011 Nice Jazz Festival, just down the road from his residence on the French Riviera, John McLaughlin flashed « the look of eagles » as his band lit a fire beneath him. Powerhouse drummer Ranjit Barot set the table with frightening intensity on the kit as the...

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