Paul Reed Smith guitar’s new permanent home at the Met, thanks to Warren and Kateryna Esanu, is celebrated by the public and dignitaries with a performance demonstration by John McLaughlin in the Met’s Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing. On October 7, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City accepted a PRS guitar into its permanent collection.
Guitarist John McLaughlin is set to begin his first US tour in three years. The tour kicks off June 11 in Durham, North Carolina, and will hit Asheville, DC, Bethlehem and Boston. It also will include a three-night stand in New York City at the Blue Note before ending in Toronto June 23.
Guitarist John McLaughlin, best known for his work with Miles Davis, Tony Williams and Mahavishnu Orchestra, has been working on a new studio album, Now Here This. The album, his second with The 4th Dimension, will be released October 18.
Jazz label Abstract Logix has just released a two-DVD set from 2010’s New World Music Festival featuring some of the greatest jazz rock fusion guitarists, including John McLaughlin, Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz and Alex Machacek.