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John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin

1942 -

Origin: United Kingdom

Main instrument: Acoustic guitar/electric guitar

Genres: Fusion, World

This British guitarist is one of the most important figures in jazz fusion. After a first brush with fame as part of Miles Davis's first electric group in the early 70s, he went on to become a real superstar with the Mahavishnu Orchestra. This group allowed the musician to execute his complex and bold crossovers to and from rock, jazz and Indian music. He alternates between acoustic and electric projects in his tireless pursuit of experimentation and art as part of a personal spiritual quest.



  • Five Peace Band - Concert 2009
  • John McLaughlin - Interview 2009
  • John McLaughlin - Interview 1997
  • John McLaughlin - Memories of André Ménard 1994

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