John McLaughlin

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John McLaughlin (born 4 January 1942 in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England), also known as Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, is an English guitarist, bandleader and composer. His music includes many genres of jazz, and rock, which he coupled with an interest in Indian classical music to become one of the pioneering figures in fusion.

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Age: 73
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: In A Silent Way

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2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest Musician
2001 The Miles Davis Story -
1999 Na plovárne Himself
1986 'Round Midnight Guitar
1975 Arena Himself
1965 Gonks Go Beat Himself - guitarist

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Miles (Miles Davis) influenced my musical development in ways I couldn't even begin to explain. Can you imagine a young painter studying with Picasso (Pablo Picasso)? But he got flak for me being in his band. His response was, "Well, find me a nigger who plays like John and I'll hire him."

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