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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 7: Stories from the Road

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Seventeen dates from coast-to-coast over twenty-three days, thousands of miles traveled by air and road, and thousands of happy fans later, guitarist John McLaughlin and his group, The 4th Dimension-- keyboardist/drummer Gary Husband, bassist Hadrien ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 6: Sound Checks and Closing Night

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While audiences see the end results of a group's labors, there's much that they don't get to experience. Even for the relatively spare set-up of guitarist John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension, ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 5: Ottawa, Canada

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Good bands make due when faced with disadvantage; great bands turn disadvantage into advantage. While Ottawa's Dominion-Chalmers United Church is a beautiful venue for chamber music, or even acoustic jazz, its cathedral ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 4: Montreal, Canada

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Two and one-half weeks on the road and thirteen dates later, John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension left the United States for Canada and its final three dates of the 2007 North American tour. ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 3: Opening Night

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No matter how well rehearsed a group is, opening night represents greater risks than usual--even with a group like John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension, where improvisational chance-taking and in-the- moment interaction are defining characteristics. There's ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 2: The Rehearsal

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It may not come as a total surprise, especially from an artist with the longevity and stylistic breadth of John McLaughlin, but riding in a van with the guitarist and his new group, The ...

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John McLaughlin: On The Road, Part 1: The Interview

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It's been nearly a decade since legendary guitarist John McLaughlin toured North America with an electric fusion band. With a new group, The 4th Dimension, and a new label, Abstract Logix, McLaughlin will be hitting ...