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My Mahavishnu Moment

South-West London, 1986: after a short apprenticeship playing pots and pans, I had been given a very cheap kit by my parents and was taking my first steps towards the world of ‘serious’ drumming ( 316 more words


Profile: Cleveland, Ohio's dirty trio... PILLARS!

On the label Tall Tee Tapes hailing from Cleveland, Ohio Pillars is not your standard power trio. Influenced by the roots of metal as well as the noisier stuff, they produce a blend of upbeat, inspiring music for you to bop your head, dance to or just flat out enjoy.  5,243 more words


Rescued From The Vaults: Jan Hammer's The First Seven Days

Jan Hammer has had one of the strangest careers in music. A gifted jazz piano prodigy, he started out backing up Sarah Vaughan before tearing off the top of his Fender Rhodes and playing some brilliantly deranged stuff with… 368 more words

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Why Creation

Omnipotent Self , dynamic yet static

Omnipresent, Omniscient and formless

Base Supreme penetrating and permeating

It is Brahman, One and only God per se

It has no need ever, no desire for Itself… 565 more words


Album Review: John McLaughlin's Black Light

Settled band line-ups in jazz are pretty rare. The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Modern Jazz Quartet, Thelonious Monk Quartet (1964-1968), Medeski, Martin And Wood and The Bad Plus spring to mind. 551 more words

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