Archive for October 11th, 2015

John McLaughlin – Black Light (2015)

John McLaughlin – Black Light (2015)

‘Black Light’ shows the still-vital John McLaughlin with the help of his spirited band the 4th Dimension incrementally pushing his craft forward.

Steve Lukather kept Toto’s legacy alive with All’s Well That Ends Well

Steve Lukather kept Toto’s legacy alive with All’s Well That Ends Well

When ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ arrived on Oct. 11, 2010, it looked as if Toto was over. Steve Lukather stepped forward to accept the mantle.

The Zombies – Still Got That Hunger (2015)

The Zombies – Still Got That Hunger (2015)

Perhaps the Zombies’ finest effort to date, the appropriately titled ‘Still Got That Hunger’ combines their initial vision with a fresh outlook.

Miles Davis pushed free-form fusion to the very limit with On the Corner

Miles Davis pushed free-form fusion to the very limit with On the Corner

Released on Oct. 11, 1972, Miles Davis’ ‘On the Corner’ remains fresh and funky. So, why isn’t it more widely accepted as a fusion masterpiece?

Salvador Santana, “Till the Mornin’ Light” from Fantasy Reality (2015): One Track Mind

Salvador Santana, “Till the Mornin’ Light” from Fantasy Reality (2015): One Track Mind

Salvador Santana’s “Till The Mornin’ Light” is one of the more accessible tracks on an album that boldly moves from funk to reggae to rap.

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