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Jason Crosby

“I was basically on the road straight from 1993 until 2009,” reflects Jason Crosby. “It got to a point where I was really fried, and I had to quit all of the projects that I was doing and turn down some really high profile ones, too. I just wanted off the road. I needed to see what it was like to live at home and write some songs.” It was a risky move to walk away from the safety and security of his career as one of music’s most in-demand sidemen, but Crosby’s decision to experience a different kind of life helped plant the seeds that now, nearly a decade later, have blossomed into his exceptionally beautiful debut album, ‘Cryptologic.’ Split essentially into two halves, one in which Crosby plays nearly every instrument himself, and another in which he’s backed by Golden State stalwarts The Mother Hips, the record showcases both Crosby’s instrumental prowess and his unflinching honesty as a lyricist and singer

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Article: Interview

John McLaughlin: Where The Muse Leads

Read "John McLaughlin: Where The Muse Leads" reviewed by Mike Jacobs


John McLaughlin—Miles Davis protégé. Jazz/rock revolutionary. East-meets-West visionary. Acoustic, electric and electronic guitar maestro. Now elder statesman of jazz—what is there left to say? A lot it seems... As a septuagenarian who was facing debilitating hand issues—and possibly the end of his playing career—he was starting to say his farewells to touring ...

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Cryptologic

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2017
Track listing: Final Step; Below Horizons; Suffered A Fool; Roads Are Torn; Was I Ever There; One Of Those Places; Umbrella; Gamblers Conceit; Goodbye, My Friend; What The World Needs Now.

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Article: Live Review

Meeting of the Spirits: John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring at the Michigan Theater

Read "Meeting of the Spirits: John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring at the Michigan Theater" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Jimmy Herring and The Invisible Whip + John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension Meeting of the Spirits Tour Michigan Theater Ann Arbor, Michigan November 15, 2017 When it comes to virtuosi, guitarist John McLaughlin ranks high in the jazz fusion world. Having the early fortune to connect with legendary drummer ...

Album

Lincoln Memorial

Label: Abstract Logix
Released: 2005
Track listing: Departure; Miso Soup; Stale Salt Lugs; Freener Frolic; You Do; Sister Barbie; Slaif; Sad Sack; 'Ol Bugaboo; Zamb Fear; Microburst; Lincoln Memorial; Arrival.

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Microburst

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Label: Abstract Logix
Released: 2005
Duration: 2:00


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