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Guitarist John McLaughlin Talks Mahavishnu, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix

Jeff Perlah writes: When jazz-fusion guitarist John McLaughlin teamed up with trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis in 1969, the results were astonishing. McLaughlin’s technical precision and exotic inventiveness were major components of Davis’s eclectic approach on such albums as… 1,191 more words


The Seven Day Music Challenge

I’m often loathe to participate in Facebook-type “List your Top Ten Favorite Reptiles – then hit share!”  But this invitation proved irresistible.

The premise was that the participant would write about a musical epiphany  – one a day for seven days.   1,826 more words