John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension to Release Live Album

Article Contributed by MAD Ink PR | Published on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

During the summer of 2013, guitar legend John McLaughlin and his trailblazing band The 4th Dimension – Gary Husband on keyboards and drums, Etienne Mbappe on bass, and Ranjit Barot on drums and vocals – a rare tour across America. On June 22nd they performed at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. This extraordinary concert was recorded and is now being released as McLaughlin’s latest work, The Boston Record.When asked to describe The Boston Record, McLaughlin said, “From time to time, a live record is made that has everything: great collective playing, a terrific audience, fantastic recorded sound, and a wonderful atmosphere. In the new recording of our concert you’ll find all of the above. I’m really happy about this recording.”The Boston Record captures McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension playing a fiery performance at Berklee, highlighted by a new take on the classic Mahavishnu Orchestra song “You Know, You Know”.The Boston Record will be released March 18, 2014 on Media Starz and Abstract Logix Records.Track List 01. Raju02. Little Miss Valley03. Abbaji04. Echos from Then05. Senor C.S.06. Call & Answer07. Maharina08. Hijacked09. You Know You KnowJohn McLaughlin 2014 Asia Tour March 11             Mosaic Festival, SingaporeMarch 14             HK Arts Festival, Hong KongMarch 16             Sofitel Sunset Pavilion, Manila, PhilippinesMarch 18             M-Theatre Hall, Bangkok, ThailandMarch 20             Mapo Arts Center, Seoul, KoreaMarch 22             Blue Note, Nagoya, JapanMarch 23             Blue Note, Tokyo, JapanMarch 24             Blue Note, Tokyo, JapanMarch 25             Blue Note, Tokyo, JapanMarch 26             Blue Note, Tokyo, JapanMarch 29             The One Club, Beijing, ChinaApril 1                   Shanghai Culture Square, Shanghai, ChinaApril 4                   Music Academy, Chennai, IndiaApril 5                   St.Andrews Aud, Mumbai, IndiaApril 9                   Ramallah Cultural Palace, Palestine