John McLaughlin: Innerviews and Follow Your Heart

Anil Prasad: Innerviews
John McLaughlin, Joe Zawinul, Victor Wooten, Béla Fleck, Mccoy Tyner, Zakir Hussain, Bill Bruford and 17 other legendary musicians reveal unique, in-depth insigths

Foreword by Victor Wooten

Twenty-four of the world's most renowned musicians share incredibly candid, in-depth thoughts on the joy and pain of the creative process, their careers and aspirations, conflicts and collaborations, and the realities of today's music business in Innerviews: Music Without Borders, the first book by acclaimed music journalist Anil Prasad.

Artists featured in the book include some of the greatest names in jazz, rock, world music, hip-hop, and electronica: Jon Anderson, Björk, Bill Bruford, Martin Carthy, Stanley Clarke, Chuck D, Ani DiFranco, Béla Fleck, Michael Hedges, Jonas Hellborg, Zakir Hussain, Leo Kottke, Bill Laswell, John McLaughlin, Noa, David Sylvian, Tangerine Dream, David Torn, Ralph Towner, McCoy Tyner, Eberhard Weber, Chris Whitley, Victor Wooten, and Joe Zawinul.

Walter Kolosky: Follow Your Heart
John McLaughlin song by song A Listener's Guide

"Walter's books are required reading for any serious music fan. I loved Power, Passion and Beauty and can't wait to read Follow Your Heart." – Jimmy Herring

Legendary guitarist and composer John McLaughlin recorded historic music with Miles Davis and the revolutionary Tony Williams Lifetime. He founded fusion's first super group, The Mahavishnu Orchestra. McLaughlin helped pave the way for World Music in Shakti. The acoustic Guitar Trio ushered in the unplugged movement. Grammy winner McLaughlin, who Jeff Beck says is the world's greatest guitarist, continues to influence generations of musicians. Follow Your Heart takes you on a fascinating journey of this most important artist's music – song by song. The tour guide is Walter Kolosky, author of the award winning Power, Passion and Beauty – The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra. He is aided by a foreword written by Chick Corea, expert musicologists, McLaughlin's own words and many remarkable images never before published. Follow Your Heart is an invaluable listener's guide, history, reference book and source of inspiration all rolled into one.