Tag Archives: Jazz

Now Here This: A legendary guitarist producing great new music

John McLaughlin will be making his first-ever appearances on stage in Thailand on March 17 and 18, 2014, with his latest band The 4th Dimension.  The CD Now Here This is garnering great reviews, but, after all, it’s hard to avoid superlatives when speaking of John and his long and incredible career in music. “John […]

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Filling the Jazz Happens Bar with Excess Luggage…

It’s always been Enlightened Planet’s goal to bring interesting musicians from around the world to perform in Asia in general, and in Thailand in particular. For seven years now we’ve tried to establish connections to make it easy to get things done when the chances arise. So, when a Norwegian keyboard player that I know […]

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Benny Lackner Trio: “Superbly modernistic piano trio music…”

It’s been just over a year since we last spotted Benny Lackner in Asia, a tumultuous year at that. Benny’s managed to release his fourth CD, entitled Cachuma, while also finding the time to learn the ropes as the first-time father of a lovely baby girl! For those of you who may still be unfamiliar […]

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