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Mahavishnu Project: Phase 2

Read "Mahavishnu Project: Phase 2" reviewed by Andrey Henkin

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Phase Two
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Being a Mahavishnu Orchestra (MO) cover band is a vastly different undertaking than playing the music of, say, Led Zeppelin or the Grateful Dead. By and large, those who would come to see a band like this (sticking to the first and only worthwhile incarnation) are ...


Mahavishnu Project: Live at The Point, Cardiff UK

Read "Mahavishnu Project: Live at The Point, Cardiff UK" reviewed by Marco Anderson

When Jimi Hendrix burst on the music scene in the late '60s, the then “gods of the guitar," idolised by thousands, knew that they had been found out; jaws dropping, they rushed to worship at the new shrine and to usurp as much as they could for their own future betterment.
In 1972, the ...

Mahavishnu Project: Phase 2

Read "Phase 2" reviewed by Walter Kolosky

The Mahavishnu Project considers the music from the original fusion gods, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, to be classical in nature. Therefore it is no surprise to see the band put out another CD that features four of the MO tunes that appeared on its first release, Live Bootleg. After all, a classical repertoire is a classical repertoire. ...


Mahavishnu Project: Mahavishnu Project- Live Bootleg

Read "Mahavishnu Project-  Live Bootleg" reviewed by Walter Kolosky

Over thirty years ago, John McLaughlin and his Mahavishnu Orchestra shocked the jazz and rock music world with their highly volatile electric fusion explosions. Now this music is being reprised by The Mahavishnu Project, a tribute band which recently released a live album. Recorded on tour directly from the house soundboards, Live Bootleg offers a raw, ...


Mahavishnu Project: Live Bootleg

Read "Live Bootleg" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

The old soul classic pretty well says it all: “Ain't nothin' like the real thing, baby." In this era of repertory projects, from Henry Kaiser and Leo Smith's Yo Miles! to Ken Vandermark's assays of Sun Ra and Albert Ayler, it seems only logical that some die-hard fusion fans would revisit the legacy of John McLaughlin's ...