[VIDEO] Conversations with John McLaughlin

NYU Steinhardt Jazz Interview Series with Dr. David Schroeder interviews legendary guitarist, composer and bandleader John McLaughlin. December 5, 2016

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[VIDEO] Bass Guitarist Tal Wilkenfeld & Her Japanese Translator タル・ウィルケンフェルドと日本語通訳 

Tal recruits a random Japanese man at a coffee shop to translate a message to her Japanese fans. Things just didn’t go as well as she had hoped…期待に胸を膨らます、日本のファンの皆に、来日ツアーのメッセージを伝えるべく、そう­思い立ったTalは、コーヒーショップにいた適当な日本人らしき男を強引に通訳に仕立­ててみた。だが、、、やはり適当な日本人らしき男は、適当で使い物にならない通訳でしかなかった­。


Jimi Hendrix’s Drawings of Hydroplanes

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…As a young man, Jimi was so taken with the hydro races that he drew several pictures of them.

Those pictures are now part of his legacy at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…(read more)

Source: Jimi Hendrix’s love affair with hydroplanes during Seafair

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[VIDEO] Eduardo Kusdra Plays John McLaughlin: Shakti’s ‘Face to Face’

retroculturati writes: I never thought I would be writing about an alternative version of my favourite instrumental of all time. As a lifelong fan of guitarist John McLaughlin I adore theed album by him and the Indian group, Shakti called ‘Natural Elements’…

…The stand out track for me is ‘Face to Face’, a beautiful, uplifting piece with one of the greatest acoustic guitar solos I have ever heard. So for me to find another version and actually like it is really quite surprising. Who then, is Eduardo Kusdra, a man with the courage to take on such a track? Well, he hails from Brazil and is an extremely accomplished multi-instrumentalist and record producer, he has recorded six albums to date and for this particular track managed to secure the services of the brilliant drummer, Terry Bozzio, a man I first heard of via Jeff Beckin the early 90s….(read more)

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