Mahavishnu Project News
September 12, 2012
GREGG BENDIAN ON TOUR WITH PROJECT/OBJECT!
Mahavishnu Project's Gregg Bendian will be drumming on the upcoming Project/Object tour of the NorthEast. This excellent Zappa repertory ensemble features FZ alums Ike Willis and Ray White. Find the tour dates here...www.projectobject.com
July 5, 2012
GREGG BENDIAN DRUM CLINICS!
Gregg is holding a series of drum clinics in July and August titled Simple Complexity: The Grooves of Mahavishnu, featuring Neil Alexander on keyboards. Learn more...
April 22, 2012≠
NEW MP SHOWS ADDED!
We've added some new dates for the Mahavishnu Project, performing the classic 1970's jazz-rock of John McLaughlin & The Mahavishnu Orchestra (Birds of Fire & Inner Mounting Flame), Jeff Beck (Blow by Blow & Wired) & Jan Hammer (Oh Yeah & Like Children) and Billy Cobham's Spectrum! More info here...
January 7, 2012
FIRST SHOW OF 2012!
The Mahavishnu Project (featuring guitarist Jesse Gress) will play a Best of Mahavishnu & Jeff Beck show at Havana New Hope in Pennsylvania next month. Details here...
January 25, 2011
MAHAVISHNU PROJECT BACK IN ROLLING STONE!
A great review of the new Emerald Beyond show by Rolling Stone's inimitable David Fricke. Read it here...
November 29, 2010
THE EMERALD BEYOND RETURNS!
In response to all of your requests for more of our 11-piece band, The Mahavishnu Project will present "The Complete Visions of the Emerald Beyond", one night only (January 20th) at Iridium in New York City. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see and hear one of the true masterworks of Maestro McLaughlin performed from start to finish in an all-new interpretation! More info...
Check out some audio samples
Video of "Lila's Dance": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZpW_ZGf7Po
August 24, 2010
NEW MP SHOWS ADDED!
We've added some new dates for the Mahavishnu Project performing the music of Jeff Beck, including songs from Blow by Blow, Wired, There & Back, and more! More info here...
August 4, 2010
THE MAHAVISHNU PROJECT PLAYS JEFF BECK!
The Mahavishnu Project will present a special "Music of Jeff Beck" show in Boston at Regattabar on September 16th. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear this classic jazz-rock interpreted by some of fusion's finest. More info here...
July 14, 2010
MAHAVISHNU PROJECT IN JAZZTIMES MAGAZINE!
The Mahavishnu Project is featured separately in the current issue of JazzTimes as part of the excellent cover story on Maestro John McLaughlin. The piece even includes some glowing remarks about MahaProj by Mr. McLaughlin himself. On newstands now or view it here...
PHILLY SHOW PHOTOS
New pictures of the Three Friends/Mahavishnu Project show at The Keswick Theatre have just been posted. The photos were taken by our good friend, Vinny Mineo. See them here...
May 20, 2010
ANOTHER FANTASTIC MAHAVISHNU COMPILATION!
As many of you know, back in 2008 ESC Records released "Mahavishnu Re-Defined". The two-disc set included tracks by Billy Cobham & The HR Big Band, Mitch Forman, Jim Beard, Dennis Chambers, The Mahavishnu Project and many others. The first set was such a success that ESC has now released a second volume. "Mahavishnu Re-Defined II" will feature another double CD compilation featuring tracks by incredible artists such as Surinder Sandhu featuring Steve Vai, Chris Massey, David Torn, Allen Hinds, George Colligan, Steve Topping, Kai Eckhardt, Michael Manring and others. This time around, The Mahavishnu Project has contributed their high intensity take on "One Word/Resolution" featuring vocalist Melissa Stylianou. This exciting new set will be released and available on May 28th.
More info here...
"As always, we send our respect, admiration and gratitude
to John McLaughlin, Jan Hammer, Jerry Goodman, Billy Cobham, Rick Laird and
to all of the Mahavishnu Orchestra members."