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John McLaughlin

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: January 4, 1942    

John McLaughlin, also Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, is a jazz fusion guitar player from Doncaster, Yorkshire in England. He came to prominence with the electric group of Miles Davis in the late 1960s, and with other well- known players such as Chick Corea and Tony Williams.

Before moving to the United States, McLaughlin recorded Extrapolation (with Tony Oxley and John Surman) in 1969. The album showcased McLaughlin as a guitarist of great technical virtuosity, power, speed, and inventiveness (such as the ability to play in odd meters).

He moved to the United States in 1969 to join Tony Williams's group Lifetime...
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    The Boston Record

    Abstract Logix
    2014
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    Mahavishnu

    Challenge Jazz
    2013
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    Now Here This

    Abstract Logix
    2013
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    Now Here This

    Abstract Logix
    2012
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    John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension: To The One

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    2010
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    Electric Guitarist / Electric Dreams ‎

    Challenge Jazz
    2010
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    To The One

    Abstract Logix
    2010
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