The Promise (John McLaughlin album)

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The Promise
Studio album by John McLaughlin
Released21 December 1995
Recorded1995
GenreJazz
Length73:39
LabelVerve
ProducerJohn McLaughlin, Eddie Kramer
John McLaughlin chronology
After the Rain
(1994)
The Promise
(1995)
The Guitar Trio
(1996)
 
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The Promise
Studio album by John McLaughlin
Released21 December 1995
Recorded1995
GenreJazz
Length73:39
LabelVerve
ProducerJohn McLaughlin, Eddie Kramer
John McLaughlin chronology
After the Rain
(1994)
The Promise
(1995)
The Guitar Trio
(1996)

The Promise is a jazz album released in 1995 by John McLaughlin on Verve Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Django" (John Lewis) – 7:24
  2. "Thelonius Melodius"(John McLaughlin)< – 5:22
  3. "Amy and Joseph" (John McLaughlin) – 2:28
  4. "No Return" (John McLaughlin) – 7:20
  5. "El Ciego" (John McLaughlin) – 9:10
  6. "Jazz Jungle" (John McLaughlin) – 14:45
  7. "The Wish" (John McLaughlin) – 8:39
  8. "English Jam" (Vinnie Colaiuta, John McLaughlin, Sting) – 1:12
  9. "Tokyo Decadence" (John McLaughlin) – 0:39
  10. "Shin Jin Rui" (John McLaughlin) – 10:47
  11. "The Peacocks" (Jimmy Rowles) – 5:53

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Guest Artists
Production staff

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz[2]

Allmusic gave it four stars and reviewer Thom Jurek stated "Ultimately, the Promise stands as one of McLaughlin's towering achievements as a guitarist and leader."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. The Promise (John McLaughlin album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
  2. ^ Kolosky, Walter (20 November 2002). "John McLaughlin: The Promise". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 30 May 2013.