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About John Mclaughlin
As a dominant musical figure, John Mclaughlin is considered one of the strong pioneers of jazz fusion. In addition to that, he is also known for other musical genres such as progressive rock and psychedelic rock.
Mclaughlin greatly contributed to the success of numerous British groups during the early 1960s. In 1969, he dropped his first album tagged, "Extrapolation".
He relocated to America and there, he worked with the group, "Lifetime", a group led by renowned jazz drummer, Tony Williams.
Some of his albums are namely, "Devotion" (1970), "My Goal's Beyond" (1971), "Electric Guitarist" (1978), "Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans" (1978), "To the One" (2010), "Black Light" (2015), and more.
He has been married to Sue McLaughlin, Eve Kolosky, and Katia Labèque. He later got married to Ina Behrend. He is a father to Julian McLaughlin.
His work, "Miles Beyond" earned him the "Best Improvised Jazz Solo" at the 2017 Grammy Awards and received the "Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group" in 2009.
At the Grammy Awards, he was nominated for the "Best Pop Instrumental Performance By An Instrumental Performer" in 1972; "Best Pop Instrumental Performer" in 1973; "Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals" in 1996; "Best World Music Album" in 2001; and "Best Contemporary Jazz Album" in 2008 and 2010.
He learnt how to play the piano and violin as a child.
He earned an honorary doctorate of music from Berklee College of Music in 2017.
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Famous quotes by John Mclaughlin
At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds.John Mclaughlin
I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground.John Mclaughlin
I've been more or less vegetarian for about 40 years. Health diet really helps. I do meditation every day, and either yoga or sport several times a week.John Mclaughlin
John Mclaughlin's Popularity
John Mclaughlin is a famous English guitarist and composer, who was born on January 4, 1942. As a person born on this date, John Mclaughlin is listed in our database as the 93rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 4) and the 243rd most popular for the year (1942).
People born on January 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. John Mclaughlin is the 2213th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to John Mclaughlin's birthday, John Mclaughlin is the 2681st most famous English and ranks 6th in famous people born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK.
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