John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension in Concert
June 22, 2013
Absolutely Live Entertainment and HT Productions in association with Scullers Jazz Club will present one of fusion's most exceptional guitar soloists, John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension in Concert.
McLaughlin’s latest recording, Now Here This, and tour with 4th Dimension features powerhouse Indian drummer Ranjit Barot. Ranjit's approach to drumming and his use of percussive vocabulary has been influenced by great rhythm masters such as tabla legends Ustad Allarakha and Ustad Zakir Hussain as well as Billy Cobham, Tony Williams, Elvin Jones, Steve Gadd, Omar Hakim, Al Foster and others. Cameroon-born-Paris-resident bassist Etienne M'Bappé is also in the band as is keyboardist/drummer Gary Husband. Those who have heard Etienne Mbappé live remember three things: one--his amazing technique, two--his rhythmic sense and three--the fact that he plays his bass wearing black silk gloves! Gary Husband is one of a rare breed of musicians in that his expression is divided equally in his capacity as a drummer and a keyboardist of international repute.