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Jazz Guitar Legend John McLaughlin Plays For Palestine

Jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin performed before a packed auditorium in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday night in a "solidarity concert" for Palestinians.
Jazz Guitar Legend John McLaughlin Plays For Palestine

Via AFP:

The Palestinian territories are rarely a destination for jazz musicians let alone stars of an art form that is more at home in big cities such as New York and Chicago.

Which makes the performance of jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin before a packed auditorium in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday night all the more remarkable.

McLaughlin toured areas of the West Bank before enthralling the mostly local audience who attended his "solidarity concert" for Palestinians with a fusion of Western and Eastern sounds.

The 72-year-old British musician, who has recorded with the lik...

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