Tokyo Live (John McLaughlin album)

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Tokyo Live
Live album by The Free Spirits Featuring John McLaughlin
Released 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Jazz fusion
Label Verve
Producer John McLaughlin
The Free Spirits Featuring John McLaughlin chronology
Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans
Tokyo Live
After The Rain
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz (mixed)[2]

Tokyo Live is a jazz album released in 1994 by The Free Spirits Featuring John McLaughlin on Verve, catalogue number P2-21870. Despite the group credit on the sleeve, the record is generally considered to be a McLaughlin solo album.

The album was produced by John McLaughlin; the executive producer was Jean-Philippe Allard. It was recorded live on December 16 and 18, 1993 at the Blue Note Tokyo jazz club, Tokyo, Japan.

Track listing[edit]

(All pieces composed by John McLaughlin except "No Blues" by Miles Davis)

  1. "1 Nite Stand" 7:05
  2. "Hijacked" 10:25
  3. "When Love Is Far Away" 4:56
  4. "Little Miss Valley" 10:56
  5. "Juju At The Crossroads" 5:15
  6. "Vukovar" 12:11
  7. "No Blues" 4:27
  8. "Mattinale" 19:42


Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1994 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 11[3]


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Tokyo Live - Free Spirits | AllMusic". Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Kolosky, Walter (20 November 2002). "John McLaughlin and The Free Spirits | Tokyo Live". Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo Live - Free Spirits,John McLaughlin | Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 18 April 2014.