Mahavishnu Orchestra

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Led by guitarist John McLaughlin (4 January 1942, Yorkshire, England), between 1972 and 1976 the Mahavishnu Orchestra played a leading part in the creation of jazz rock fusion music. Mahavishnu was the name given to McLaughlin by his Hindu guru Snr i Chimnoy, and the unit’s early work showed the influence of Indian ragas. The first line-up included several musicians who had played on McLaughlin’s The Inner Mounting Flame. The high-energy electric music created by keyboard player Jan... Read more

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jazz
fusion
jazz fusion
progressive rock
jazz rock
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