Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Shakti with John McLaughlin - Compilation Video 1976 & 1979


John McLaughlin (guitar)
L. Shankar (violin)
Vikku Vinayakram (ghatam)
Zakir Hussain (tabla)

The South Bank Show, London 1979.02.11

 Pori Jazz Festival, Finland 1976.07.17

Feature 1 : The South Bank Show

This is an interview with John McLaughlin and L. Shankar. McLaughlin talks about his Shakti guitar, jazz legends like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, and about how Shakti came together. Shankar also talks about how he met McLaughlin. The interview concludes with "Two Sisters", performed by McLaughlin and Shankar. Subtitled.

Feature 2 : Pori Jazz Festival

A 23 minute performance by Shakti of "Get Down and Sruti". Awesome!


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