Tag Archives: John McLaughlin

Bass on Bass: Jack Bruce’s Jazz Flight

OVER THE CLIFF Jack Bruce Things We Like Polydor : 1970 Dick Heckstall-Smith, saxophones; Jack Bruce, bass; Jon Hiseman, drums.  We’re pleased to host this guest post by bassist and composer extraordinaire Ron Brendle. A while back, he introduced us… Continue reading

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Meet on the Ledge

SARANA Ray Russell Rites & Rituals Columbia : 1971 RR, guitar; Tony Roberts, reeds; Harry Beckett, flugelhorn; Nick Evans, trombone; Daryl Runswick, bass; Alan Rushton, drums. We’re not big fans of traditional jazz guitar. To our ears there’s something neutered… Continue reading

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Start Here!

SIVAD [edit] Miles Davis Live-Evil Columbia : 1971 MD, electric trumpet; John McLaughlin, electric guitar; Gary Bartz, soprano and alto sax; Keith Jarrett, electric piano; Michael Henderson, bass; Airto Moreira, percussion; Jack DeJohnette, drums. Thanks for all the insightful and… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP: Dulcinea; Or, “Isn’t It Quixotic?”

Originally posted 26 February 2007 PRELUDE SANCHO PROPHETICAPE Kenny Wheeler and The John Dankworth Orchestra Windmill Tilter Fontana : 1968 KW, fluegelhorn, arrangement; Tony Coe, clarinet, tenor sax; John McLaughlin, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; John Spooner, drums. Orchestra: Hank Shaw,… Continue reading

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