New Releases For September 20, 2011

John McLaughlin & Friends
Abstract Logix Live 2010 (DVD)

John McLaughlin & Friends - Abstract Logix Live 2010 (DVD)

On November 20 and 21, 2010, maverick record label Abstract Logix hosted a series of spectacular performances, featuring an array of artists who handily defy genre categorization in favor of unbridled expression. Among the featured musicians were pioneering guitarist John McLaughlin and his current band the 4th Dimension with special guest, world music legend tabla maestro Zakir Hussain; Widespread Panic guitar hero Jimmy Herring with his electric band; Return to Forever drummer Lenny White; the all-star quartet Human Element (keyboardist Scott Kinsey, bassist Matt Garrison, percussionist Arto Tunçboyaciyan; fearless guitarist and improviser Wayne Krantz appearing with the amazing Anthony Jackson on bass; visionary Indian composer and drummer Ranjit Barot; and emerging guitar visionary Alex Machacek.

A 2 DVD compilation featuring the music on the CD, along with over 60 minutes of the grand finale jam tribute to John McLaughlin featuring all the artists of the festival along with behind the scenes footage and extensive interviews is now available for the first time.

TAGS: DVD/Blu-ray | Jazz | Live

TRACK LISTING

  1. DISC ONE:
  2. 1. Alex Machacek, Neal Fountain & Jeff Sipe - Strafe
  3. 2. Alex Machacek, Neal Fountain & Jeff Sipe - Very Sad
  4. 3. Ranjit Barot & Bala Bhaskar - Vignesh Kirtanam
  5. 4. Ranjit Barot, Wayne Krantz, Scott Kinsey, Matt Garrison & Arto Tuncboyaciyan - Origin
  6. 5. Scott Kinsey, Matt Garrison, Arto Tuncboyaciyan & Ranjit Barot - Essaouira
  7. 6. Scott Kinsey, Matt Garrison, Arto Tuncboyaciyan & Ranjit Barot - Sometimes I
  8. 7. Jimmy Herring, Neal Fountain, Matt Slocum & Jeff Sipe - Rainbow
  9. 8. Jimmy Herring, Neal Fountain, Matt Slocum & Jeff Sipe - Gray Day
  10. 9. Jimmy Herring, Neal Fountain, Matt Slocum & Jeff Sipe - Within You Without You
  11. 10. Wayne Krantz, Anthony Jackson & Cliff Almond - Why
  12. 11. Lenny White, Jimmy Herring, Tom Guarna, Richie Goods & Vince Evans - Door #3
  13. 12. Lenny White, Jimmy Herring, Tom Guarna, Richie Goods & Vince Evans - Gazelle
  14. 13. John McLaughlin, Etienne Mbappe, Gary Husband & Mark Mondesir - Recovery
  15. 14. John McLaughlin, Etienne Mbappe, Gary HusbandMark Mondesir & Zakir Hussain - Mother Tongues

  16. DISC TWO:
  17. 1. Grand Finale Jam Highlights
  18. 2. Interviews
  19. 3. Godin Guitar Film

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