Saturday, 7 January 2017

Jamie Cullum - John McLaughlin Interview

BBC Radio 2 broadcast: 11th October 2016

Jamie Cullum is celebrating his favourite jazz from the 1970's in the company of Mahavishnu Orchestra's John McLaughlin.

This week it's all about the 70's with Jamie's favourite tracks from a golden period for jazz. Him and John discuss what made that decade so special and the conditions that led to Mahavishnu Orchestra's seminal album Inner Mounting Flame.

Miles Davis - Blues For Pablo [Columbia]
John Coltrane - Blue Train [LeJazz]
Miles Davis - John McLaughlin [Columbia]
Miles Davis - In A Silent Way [Columbia]
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Miles Beyond [Columbia]
Shakti - Kriti [Columbia]
Mahavishnu Orchestra - You Know, You Know [Columbia]


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