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ECHOES Welcomes

The Mahavishnu Project

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Show | 8:00PM // Doors | 7:30PM

$25 to $39.5

Type: Concerts

The Mahavishnu Orchestra was a jazz fusion band formed in New York City in 1971, led by English guitarist John McLaughlin. The band received its initial acclaim for its complex, intense music consisting of a blend of Indian classical music, jazz, and psychedelic rock as well as its dynamic live performances. The group underwent several line-up changes throughout its history across its two periods of activity, from 1971 to 1976 and from 1984 to 1987. They have since been cited as a major influence on everyone from King Crimson to Phish to the Mars Volta, and was in many ways one of the first electric jam bands.

The Mahavishnu Project launched directly from where the original band abruptly left off. They began performing their unique renditions of music from classic Mahavishnu Orchestra discs while remaining true to the cutting-edge improvs of the original band and to McLaughlin's stunning compositions. After several years on hiatus, The Mahavishnu Project returns to perform their interpretations of the Mahavishnu Orchestra's Birds of Fire plus iconic songs by Jeff Beck and Jan Hammer from the 1970s masterpieces, Blow By Blow, Wired and There & Back.

The Mahavishnu Project features guitar virtuoso Robbie Mangano (Sean Lennon/Tom Morello), keyboardist Neil Alexander (The Machine/Eric Person) and bassist Brian Mooney joining drummer and bandleader Gregg Bendian, well-known for his work with Todd Rundgren, Pat Metheny, Nels Cline, Ornette Coleman and John Zorn. Founded by Bendian in 2001, The Mahavishnu Project has remained to this date the only ensemble to have the blessing, praise, and gratitude of ALL the original Mahavishnu Orchestra members, including founder and guitarist/composer John McLaughlin.

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