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On February 24, 1971.

On February 24, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Jack Johnson”, the 39th Miles Davis album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “30th Street” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Steve Grossman – soprano saxophone
  • Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet
  • John McLaughlin – electric guitar
  • Sonny Sharrock – electric guitar
  • Herbie Hancock – organ
  • Chick Corea – electric piano
  • Dave Holland – electric bass
  • Michael Henderson – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Brock Peters – narration
  • Teo Macero – conduction of “unknown orchestra”
  • Stan Tonkel – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Right Off
  2. Yesternow

In August 1974,

In August 1974, “Blue Note” label released “Moto Gross Feio”, the thirteenth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded April – August 1970, at “A & R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter— soprano and tenor saxophone
  • John McLaughlin— 12 string guitar
  • Chick Corea— marimba, drums, percussion
  • Ron Carter— bass, cello
  • Dave Holland— acoustic guitar, bass
  • Miroslav Vitouš— bass
  • Michelin Prell (Micheline Pelzer) — drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. Moto Grosso Feio
  2. Montezuma
  3. Antigua
  4. Vera Cruz – Milton Nascimento
  5. Iska

On April 23, 1979.

On April 23, 1979, Douglass Haywood Rauch died aged 28. He was musician (bass), known for his unique and pioneering use of thumb in a downward and upward motion, technique now commonly referred to as “double thumbing”. Rauch performed and recorded with Buzzy Linhart, Voices of East Harlem, Bunky and Jake, Carly Simon, Loading Zone, Gábor Szabó, Tony Williams, David Bowie, Lenny White, Billy Cobham, Papa John Creach, Betty Davis, John McLaughlin, the George Duke Band and Jan Hammer, but was best known as member of Santana.

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Verve” label released “Qué Alegría”, the seventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded November 29 – December 3 1991, at “Studio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar, Photon Midi interface
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Dominique Di Piazza– 4 string and 5 string bass guitars
  • Kai Eckhardt– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin except where noted.

  1. Belo Horizonte
  2. Baba – Trilok Gurtu
  3. Reincarnation
  4. 1 Nite Stand
  5. Marie – Dominique Di Piazza
  6. Hijacked
  7. Mila Repa
  8. Qué Alegría
  9. 3 Willows

On March 23, 1983.

On March 23, 1983, “Phillips” label released “Passion, Grace & Fire”, the second John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucía album. It was recorded September – October 1982, at “Marcus Music” in London, and was produced by John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin- nylon-string guitar.
  • Al Di Meola- Ovation steel-string acoustic guitar.
  • Paco de Lucía- nylon-string guitar.
  • Marco Utano, Dennis MacKay, Brian Davies, Femi Jiya, Caryl Wheeler, Francis Manzella – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Andrew Ellis, Rob Brimson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Aspan – John McLaughlin
  2. Orient Blue Suite – Al Di Meola
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • Part III
  3. Chiquito – Paco de Lucía
  4. Sichia – Paco de Lucía
  5. David – John McLaughlin
  6. Passion, Grace & Fire – Al Di Meola

On December 21, 1995.

On December 21, 1995, “Verve” label released “The Promise”, the eleventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by John McLaughlin and Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin – acoustic, electric and MIDI guitar, keyboards,assistant engineer, mixing
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Jim Beard– keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • James Genus– bass guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Nishat Khan– sitar, vocals
  • Yan Maresz – arranger, acoustic bass guitar, bass guitar
  • Mark Mondesir – drums
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Mariko Takahashi– vocals
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor sax
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Al Di Meola– acoustic guitar
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Tony Hymas– keyboards
  • Paco de Lucía– acoustic guitar
  • David Sanborn– alto sax
  • Sting– bass
  • Jean-Philippe Allard – executive producer
  • Christian Pégand – production coordination
  • René Ameline, Gustav Hobel, Ken Jones, Eddie Kramer, Maurice Ouazana, Rd Rak – engineer
  • Philippe Arnal, Adam Blackburn, Steve Cook, Simon Osborne – assistant engineer
  • Max Costa – arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Sven Hoffman – assistant engineer
  • Alberto Mayer – cover design
  • Christian Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin, except where noted.

  1. Django – John Lewis
  2. Thelonius Melodius
  3. Amy and Joseph
  4. No Return
  5. El Ciego
  6. Jazz Jungle
  7. The Wish
  8. English Jam – Vinnie Colaiuta, John McLaughlin, Sting
  9. Tokyo Decadence
  10. Shin Jin Rui
  11. The Peacocks – Jimmy Rowles

 

On November 9, 1993.

On November 9, 1993, “Verve” label released “Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans”, the ninth John McLaughlin solo album. It was recorded March 1993,  and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar, mixing supervision, linear notes
  • Alexandre Delfa – acoustic guitar
  • Yan Maresz – acoustic bass
  • Pascal Rabatti – acoustic guitar
  • François Szonyi – acoustic guitar
  • Jean-Philippe Allard – executive producer
  • Paolo Bocchi – assistant engineer
  • Dario Bontempi, Max Costa – engineer
  • Charles French, Jean-Pierre Larcher – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Evans; except where noted.

  1. Prologue
  2. Very Early (Homage to Bill Evans) – Bill Evans, John McLaughlin
  3. Only Child
  4. Waltz for Debby – Bill Evans, Gene Lees
  5. Homage – John McLaughlin
  6. My Bells
  7. Time Remembered
  8. Song for Helen
  9. Turn Out the Stars
  10. We Will Meet Again
  11. Epilogue

 

On October 16, 2012.

On October 16, 2012, “Abstract Logix” label released “Now Here This” the 17th John McLaughlin album, and the second one with The 4th Dimension. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– electric and synthesizer guitar
  • Ranjit Barot– drums
  • Gary Husband– drums, piano, synthesizer
  • Étienne M’Bappé – electric bass, fretless bass
  • Frédéric Betin – engineer
  • Marcus Wippersberg – engineer, mastering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin.

  1. Trancefusion
  2. Riff Raff
  3. Echoes from Then
  4. Wonderfall
  5. Call and Answer
  6. Not Here Not There
  7. Guitar Love
  8. Take It or Leave It

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “The Guitar Trio”, album by Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin. It was recorded May – July 1996, at “Real World Studios” in England, and was produced by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– guitar,  percussion – plays Ovation and Hermanos Conde guitar-percution, hands, shaker
  • John McLaughlin– guitar – plays Wechter guitar and D’Addario strings
  • Paco de Lucía– guitar – plays Hermanos Conde guitar

Track listing:

  1. La Estiba – Paco de Lucía
  2. Beyond the Mirage – Al Di Meola
  3. Midsummer Night – John McLaughlin
  4. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  5. Letter from India – John McLaughlin
  6. Espiritu – Al Di Meola
  7. Le Monastère dans les Montagnes – John McLaughlin
  8. Azzura – Al Di Meola
  9. Cardeosa – Paco de Lucía

On October 14, 2003.

On October 14, 2003, “Verve” label released “Thieves and Poets”, the 13th John McLaughlin album. It was recorded in June 2002, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin — guitar
  • Helmut Schartlmüller — bass
  • Matt Haimovitz — cello
  • Paul Meyer — clarinet
  • Viktoria Mullova — violin
  • Renato Rivolta — conductor
  • Yan Maresz — orchestration, sound design
  • Pascal Bod, Maureen Murphy, John Newcott — release coordinator
  • Lïla Guilloteau — assistant coordinator
  • Marcus Wippersberg — recording, mixing
  • Christian Pégand — production coordination
  • Christoph Stickel — mastering
  • Guido Andreani, Peppe de Angelis — assistant engineer
  • Thomas Dorn — cover photo
  • Ira McLaughlin — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin, except where noted

  1. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 1
  2. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 2
  3. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 3
  4. My Foolish Heart – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  5. The Dolphin – Luiz Eça
  6. Stella by Starlight – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  7. My Romance – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers