Guitar Player - January 2016 - John McLaughlin
The January issue of Guitar Player features John McLaughlin. He talks about how he falls in love with the electric again AND still hates smooth jazz.
Mr. Mahavishnu himself dishes on his new album, his re-connection with the electric guitar, his love for Paco de Lucia, and his distaste for smooth jazz.
Features: Lee Ritenour, Jane Getter, Al Di Meola, Reeves Gabrels, Andy Summers.
Opening Shots: We get up close and personal with the gigs, the gear, the guts and the glory that make playing guitar the coolest thing in the world.
Riffs: Jim Peterik survives; the Scorpions say Auf Wiedersehen, Joe Bonamassa gets a V for victory, Public Image Ltd goes public, and more!
Frets: Review – Bedell Earthsong Orchestra ES-O-SK/MP
Insights from the Archives
Vintage Excerpt – Rick Gartner on Controlling the Bass (from the November 1980 issue of Frets)
Classic Ad: Gibson (from the June 1974 issue of GP)