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  • JOHN MCLAUGHLIN Final New York City appearance on November 3

    February 22, 2017   By Ablx Staff


    Second concert announced in Chicago on November 18 after first night sells out GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON HIS FAREWELL U.S. TOUR WITH GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING On Friday, November 3rd, 2017, famed guitarist John McLaughlin will be ...

  • John Mclaughlin & Jimmy Herring - Tour Dates Announced

    January 31, 2017   By Ablx Staff


    “THE MEETING OF THE SPIRITS” - TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED November - December 2017 GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON HIS FAREWELL U.S. TOUR WITH GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING (Los Angeles, CA - January 31, 2017) --- In a career that spans ...

  • Kenny Aronoff To Join Tribute To Buddy Rich At Catalina Jazz Club

    January 10, 2017   By Ablx Staff


    Multi award-winning drummer Kenny Aronoff will be featured with the Buddy Rich Band to celebrate Buddy Rich’s genius and legacy kicking off the late icon's 100th birthday year. On Monday, January 23rd, 7:30pm at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, Aronoff, EMMY award-winning drumme ...

  • Snarky Puppy to host their first music festival

    January 10, 2017   By Ablx Staff


    Snarky Puppy will be hosting their first music festival in Miami Beach, Florida, on February 10-12, 2017. Organized by bassist and bandleader Michael League, the festival shares its name with the Grammy Award winning ensemble’s record label, GroundUP. Snarky Puppy will be playing o ...

  • Scott Henderson Announces Group Guitar Clinic in Vegas Jan 24

    January 03, 2017   By Ablx Staff


    A message from Scott: To my friends in Las Vegas, I'll be doing a group guitar lesson at the Dispensary Lounge on Tuesday, January 24, from 1 to 3 PM. Bring your guitar and learn some new blues & jazz lines and chord voicings. Everyone is welcome to play a tune ...

  • John Petrucci Guitar Universe: Four-Day Camp Set for August 2017

    December 22, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    John Petrucci has announced the details for John Petrucci’s Guitar Universe, which will take August 7-11, 2017, at Glen Cove Mansion in Glen Cove, New York. Petrucci is inviting campers to join him for a four-day “shred intensive” event. In addition to leading workshops on ever ...

  • Al Di Meola Announces North American Tour Dates for 2017

    December 22, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Guitarist Al Di Meola has announced new tour dates beginning February 2017, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his classic jazz-rock album Elegant Gypsy. Currently on the road in support of Elysium, Di Meola will be featuring songs from this most recent solo effort along with s ...

  • Announcing Ozone Squeeze

    December 07, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Announcing Ozone Squeeze: Powerhouse blues/rock/jazz/funk guitarist Oz Noy joins forces with the talented Rai Thislethwayte from Australia, the lead singer and primary songwriter in the Australian pop rock band Thirsty Merc. Oz Noy (guitar); Rai Thislethwayte (keys and vocals) ...

  • David Torn to Host Interactive Guitar Workshop in Woodstock, NY, Dec. 10-11

    November 30, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Join visionary guitarist and composer David Torn for an immersive two-day exploration of the guitar as a creative force in the 21st century at Applehead Studios in Woodstock, New York on December 10 and 11, 2016. The interactive workshop will encompass a constellation of interrelated ...

  • Chick Corea and Béla Fleck Announce Co-headlining 2017 Summer Tour

    November 30, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    August 5-21, 2017 will mark a historic first-time concert tour pairing, as the Chick Corea Elektric Band joins Béla Fleck & The Flecktones for a co-headlining series of North American live dates. Keyboardist Corea's performances will reunite the complete lineup of his classic quinte ...

  • John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring to appear together on Facebook Live

    November 28, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Mark your calendars for Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 3 PM Eastern Standard Time John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring to appear together on Facebook Live from New York City connecting with fans worldwide as they prepare for "The Meeting of the Spirits Tour" in 2017. Have some fun que ...

  • John Mclaughlin Revisits The Legacy Of His Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra

    October 03, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    THE MEETING OF THE SPIRITS TOUR Nov-Dec 2017 GUITARIST JOHN MCLAUGHLIN REVISITS THE LEGACY OF HIS LEGENDARY MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA ON UPCOMING AMERICAN TOUR WITH CO-HEADLINER VIRTUOSO GUITARIST JIMMY HERRING. In a career that spans more than five decades, John McLaughli ...

  • Tony MacAlpine Announces Tour Dates

    August 25, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Tony MacAlpine says he is doing much better in his battle against colon cancer. In a new Facebook post, the guitarist gives an update on his health and announces a run of West Coast dates in October, including several opening spots on Steve Vai’s Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversar ...

  • Wayne Krantz Announces 2016 Fall Tour

    August 24, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    The American dates run from Oct. 4 in Sellersville, Penn., to Oct. 26 in Santa Cruz, Calif., stretching the tour across the continent. Afterwards, overseas gigs are booked Oct. 28-30 at Cotton Club in Tokyo, Nov. 1-2 at Blue Note in Beijing and Nov. 20-21 at M8 in Mainz, Germany. Mem ...

  • Oz Noy Releases Video from WGAF Sessions featuring Randy Brecker

    August 24, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    An exclusive view of the recording of 'A Change is Gonna Come' from the latest Oz Noy release Who Gives a Funk on Abstract Logix. ...

  • Scofield Explores Country Music on New Album

    August 17, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Following his Grammy win in the category Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his 2015 recording, Past Present (Impulse!/Verve), guitarist John Scofield is set to release Country For Old Men, an exploration of country music, on Sept. 23. The new album, also on Impulse!/Verve, includes ...

  • No Tickets Required! The Montclair Jazz Festival

    August 01, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    The Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids kicks off nine hours of world-class jazz on Saturday, August 13 in Nishuane Park, Montclair, New Jersey. Hosted by five-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride, with award-winning actor and mistress of ceremonies S. ...

  • Jerry Donahue Suffers Stroke

    August 01, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Jerry Donahue's daughter Kristina Daly announced through Facebook on Saturday, July 30, that her father had suffered a stroke on Friday. The renowned guitarist and solo artist also played with the Hellecasters and Fairport Convention. Here is Kristina's post: "Facebook friend ...

  • Nels Cline releases new single “I Have Dreamed” - Double Album due August 5

    July 27, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    Guitarist Nels Cline has released “I Have Dreamed,” a new single from his upcoming double-album Lovers, which will be released by Blue Note Records on August 5. The song, his version of the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s standard, is the third single to be release ...

  • Tribute Concert Set to Celebrate 80th Birthday of Joe Diorio

    July 26, 2016   By Ablx Staff


    An array of jazz-guitar greats will join in New York City on Aug. 10 to celebrate the 80th birthday of guitarist Joe Diorio, in a tribute concert titled “Joe Diorio at 80.” The concert will be held at Zinc Bar (82 West 3rd Street in Greenwich Village), and feature performances by ...


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