Music Preview: John McLaughlin on Shakti’s 50th Anniversary Tour

Paul Robicheau of The Arts Fuse writes: “Fans of jazz-fusion guitar pioneer John McLaughlin had added impetus to witness his last Boston show in 2017. Not only was he playing classics from his fiery early-1970s electric vehicle the Mahavishnu Orchestra, but it was billed as his final tour.

Well, fans are getting another shot after all. McLaughlin begins another U.S. tour on Aug. 17 at Boston’s Boch Wang Theatre. Only this time, the English guitarist will appear in a reunion of Shakti, the groundbreaking world-fusion group he founded in the mid-’70s with tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and other Indian musicians.”

Read the full article and interview in The Arts Fuse.