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John McLaughlin offers fans free download of new album

John McLaughlin
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Jazz fusion John McLaughlin has responded to current coronavirus and the need for people to remain indoors by offering a. free download of his latest album, recorded with Indian composer Shankar Mahadevan and musician Zakir Hussain.The CD version of Is That So normally retails at $15, but McLaughlin is offering the download absolutely free until the end of April.

In a statement on his Facebook page McLaughlin states: “In view of the current situation world wide with Corona Virus and the fact that we are obliged to spend more time at home, we would like to offer our friends the free download of the new album ‘Is that So’? until end of April 2020 from Abstract Logix. Enjoy the music and stay happy and healthy! ”

The download is available from McLaughlin's Bandcamp page.

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.