Herring, Haynes, Morse, Eckhardt, and the Fuze salute Mahavishnu
The Mahavishnu Orchestra is the subject of the new tribute disc Visions of an Inner Mounting Apocalypse. The release presents ten of John McLaughlins compositions, most of which debuted with the Orchestra. Original Mahavishnu violinist Jerry Goodman is on four tracks along with a core band of guitarist Jeff Richman and three other musicians who have performed with McLaughlin: Vinnie Colaiuta, Kai Eckhardt and Mitchel Forman. Guests artists include Warren Haynes (Lilas Dance), Jimmy Herring (Meeting of the Sprits), Steve Morse (Celestial Terrestrial Commuters), Dave Fiuczynski (Faith), Mike Stern (Cant Stand Your Funk), and John Abercrombie (Follow Your Heart).