All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: The Masters

Content by tag "The Masters"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

John Mayall: The Masters

Read "The Masters" reviewed by Ed Kopp

After guitarist Mick Taylor bolted John Mayall's Bluesbreakers for the Rolling Stones in 1969, Mayall opted for a stripped-down, “unplugged" sound. The independent-minded Brit centered his new band around acoustic guitars, and hired saxman/flutist John Almond and mellow guitarist Jon Mark. In a move viewed as revolutionary at the time, Mayall also eschewed a drummer. The ...