John McLaughlin Nominated for a Grammy
Abstract Logix artist John McLaughlin was nominated today for a Grammy award for his guitar solo on one of the pieces on his latest release, Live at Ronnie Scott’s. The tune Miles Beyond originally appeared on Birds of Fire by Mahavishnu Orchestra in 1973.
2018 Nominees, Improvised jazz solo:
- “Can’t Remember Why” — Sara Caswell, soloist
- “Dance of Shiva” — Billy Childs, soloist
- “Whisper Not” — Fred Hersch, soloist
- “Miles Beyond” — John McLaughlin, soloist
- “Ilimba” — Chris Potter, soloist
The 60th Grammy Awards show will air live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28. In the meantime, enjoy this recent live version of Miles Beyond from Dresden, Germany in spring 2017 with the 4th Dimension (Gary Husband, Ranjit Barot, Etienne Mbappe).