John McLaughlin: The Journey Continues

Stuart Nicholson
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Retirement? What retirement? It seems the rumours of John McLaughlin hanging up his axe have been greatly exaggerated as the six-string sage now returns with an emotive, if unusual, concept album, Is That So? Featuring revered Mumbai vocalist Shankar Mahadevan and tabla titan Zakir Hussain, the guitarist spoke to Stuart Nicholson about how this latest Indo-jazz quest extends the vision he first explored with Mahavishnu Orchestra and Shakti in new uplifting ways

Shakti (L-R): Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, John McLaughlin, Ganesh Rajagopalan and Selvaganesh Vinayakram
Shakti (L-R): Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, John McLaughlin, Ganesh Rajagopalan and Selvaganesh Vinayakram

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