Blog Archives

“You Know You Know” . . . . . : The Mahavishnu Orchestra

There were records that were pivotal in my wanting to play music: Allman Brothers Live At The Fillmore East and Eat A Peach, Grateful Dead Live Dead and Europe 72 and Mahavishnu Orchestra Inner Mountain Flame and Birds Of Fire.  The

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Improvisation, Jam Band, Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis

Between Miles and Mahavishnu: John McLaughlin’s “Devotion”

John McLaughlin, guitarist extraordinaire, came to New York in 1969 at the behest of drummer Tony Williams to join his new group. He immediately found himself playing a record date with Williams’ former employer, Miles Davis on what was to

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Improvisation, Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis
Follow RoyMusicUSA on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.