Mclaughlin Exploration

Paco de Lucia & John McLaughlin - Paco And John Live At Montreux 1987 (2016) [2CD+Bonus DVD9}

Paco de Lucia & John McLaughlin - Paco And John Live At Montreux 1987 (2016) {2CD+Bonus DVD9}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 524 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 197 Mb
DVD9 -> 6.21 Gb | All Regions | NTSC 4:3 | Dolby AC3, 2 ch / Dolby AC3, 6 ch / DTS, 6 ch | ~ 91 min | ISO Image
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© 1987, 2016 Eagle Vision / Universal | EAGDV059
Jazz / World Music / Flamenco / Guitar

John McLaughlin & Paco de Lucia: Paco and John - Live at Montreux 1987 it's truly a shame that, all too often, artists with diverse careers become pigeon-holed, defined by the primary genre in which they first achieved notoriety. Take guitarist John McLaughlin, for instance. Ask most jazz fans about him and what will first come out of most of their mouths will include either the words "fusion," "jazz-rock" and/or Miles Davis, in any permutation/combination (not that there's anything wrong with that). Those a little further in the know might also be aware of his longstanding investigation into the nexus of eastern and western music with his Indo-collaboration, Shakti.
John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucía - Passion, Grace & Fire (1983) [SME Records SRCS 9657, Japan]

John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucía - Passion, Grace & Fire (1983)
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2001 | SME Records, SRCS 9657 | ~ 184 or 75 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 49 Mb
Fusion, Flamenco

Two years after they recorded Friday Night in San Francisco, John McLaughlin, Al di Meola and Paco de Lucía reunited for another set of acoustic guitar trios, Passion, Grace and Fire, If this can be considered a guitar "battle" (some of the playing is ferocious and these speed demons do not let up too often), then the result is a three-way tie…
Paco de Lucia , Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin - The Guitar Trio (1996) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 24 of 27}

Paco de Lucia , Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin - The Guitar Trio (1996) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 24 of 27}
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© 1996, 2010 Verve / PolyGram / Polydor / Universal Music Spain | 533-215-2
Jazz / Flamenco / International Jazz / World Music / Guitar

New version of the Paco de Lucía Integral, 27 CDs his complete work remastered. "Cositas Buenas", his last album, comes as a new in this new Integral. Now in a new economic format. This collection is a unique tour of the work of Paco de Lucia from 1964 to 2004. Flamenco is not improvised: everything is carefully rehearsed. Every falseta, every step of the dance, although it may appear spontaneous is based on conscientious preparation. Flamenco artists are not fans of improvisation in their public performances; only in the dance are small spaces left. In the singing and above all the guitar there is no place for improvisation.
John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension - 50th Montreux Jazz Festival 2016 [HDTV 720p]

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension - 50th Montreux Jazz Festival 2016 [HDTV 720p]
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Jazz-Rock, Fusion | RTS Deux | HDTV->TS

John McLaughlin is a cornerstone of fusion jazz, and used to be Miles Davis’s guitarist. The six-string virtuoso is coming back to the Festival, this time accompanied by the quartet The 4th Dimension, at Montreux Palace, 04 July, 2016.

John McLaughlin - Electric Dreams (1978) {Columbia}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Aug. 26, 2016
John McLaughlin - Electric Dreams (1978) {Columbia}

John McLaughlin - Electric Dreams (1978) {Columbia}
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Genre: Jazz, Fusion

At this point, it is easy to see that the John McLaughlin story has become a peripatetic journey of electric-acoustic switchbacks, with the formation of the One Truth Band that plays on this LP being just another short chapter in the saga. And this time, McLaughlin is thoroughly in charge: there is little of the competitive dueling or tightly drilled, high-volume unison lines of the past; it's the guitarist and his sidemen, although sometimes keyboardist Stu Goldberg steps out with some wicked chops. McLaughlin returns Miles Davis' favor of naming a piece on Bitches Brew after him by turning the tables, and indeed, "Miles Davis" often has the loose, jamming feeling (and a quote of "It's About That Time") of the maestro's own jazz-rock sessions.

Paco de Lucia & John McLaughlin - Treptower Park 1987  Music

Posted by KGmB at April 21, 2016
Paco de Lucia & John McLaughlin - Treptower Park 1987

Paco de Lucia & John McLaughlin - Treptower Park 1987
DVD-9 | PAL | VOB | 4:3 (720x576) | MPEG-2, ~7.5 Mbps VBR | 25.000 fps | 76:38 min | All Regions | 4.6 GB
English | Color | MPEG-1, 48 kHz, stereo, 192 Kbps | RAR Rec.
Genre: Flamenco, Fusion | Bootlegs

The show MDR network is an open-air concert with Paco de Lucia and John McLaughlin recorded on July, 17th 1987.
Digital re-broadcast on MDR Fernsehen , on January, 26th 2012.

John McLaughlin - Electric Guitarist (1978) {Columbia}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 10, 2016
John McLaughlin - Electric Guitarist (1978) {Columbia}

John McLaughlin - Electric Guitarist (1978) {Columbia}
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Genre: Fusion

Since John McLaughlin's first two post-Shakti albums – Electric Guitarist and Electric Dreams – featured the word "electric" in their titles, it seems that the guitarist wanted to emphasize his more plugged-in side to those who might not have followed along on three previous releases featuring his acoustic world music band. He also thumbed through his impressive phone book to call in some of the cream of the 1977 crop of jazz fusionists to help him out on Electric Guitarist, a true return to form. Ex-Mahavishnu members Jerry Goodman and Billy Cobham assist in kicking things off just like in the old days with "New York on My Mind," a tune that could have been an outtake from his earlier Mahavishnu Orchestra work.

John McLaughlin - Music Spoken Here (1982) {Warner}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 9, 2016
John McLaughlin - Music Spoken Here (1982) {Warner}

John McLaughlin - Music Spoken Here (1982) {Warner}
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Genre: Jazz, Fusion

Though this fitfully inspired yet always intelligently musical record is an electric album, McLaughlin is more often heard on acousticintet, along with bass and drums, contained two keyboard players, Francois Couturier and the noted classical pianist Katia Labeque (who was McLaughlin's companion). Labeque, seated at a Synclavier and a grand piano, has acres of technique and almost no feeling for jazz, though she is adept at providing moody backdrops, and her rapid-fire synth runs and Jarrett-like etudes on the Steinway aren't too far away stylistically from McLaughlin's helter-skelter flurries. In a continued homage to McLaughlin's once and future employer Miles Davis, "Blues for L.W." brazenly quotes "Blues for Pablo," and sometimes the music texturally resembles the heavily synthesized things that Miles would soon be putting out.

John McLaughlin - Belo Horizonte (1981) {Warner}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 9, 2016
John McLaughlin - Belo Horizonte (1981) {Warner}

John McLaughlin - Belo Horizonte (1981) {Warner}
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Genre: Fusion

Recorded in 1981, this is a diverse and somewhat obscure John McLaughlin outing recorded in France, mostly with French musicians. Classical pianist Katia Labeque makes appearances on acoustic piano and synthesizer; there is a thoughtful version of "Very Early" recorded in tribute to Bill Evans, and a collaboration with flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, "Manitas d'Oro." In general, McLaughlin is in fine shape on this worthwhile set, both on acoustic and electric guitars, occasionally showing some fire.
John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucía - Friday Night In San Francisco (1981) - NEW 2016 RIP In 24bit/96kHz

John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucía - Friday Night In San Francisco
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Mastered At MASTERDISK By Robert Ludwig
Label: Columbia/FC 37152 | Release: 1981 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Essential: a masterpiece of fusion music
The day I heard these three musicians, I was literally "combed back." Well, is that this concert became part of the essential in guitar history (long before fashion "unplugged").