Walter Kolosky


Music journalist Walter Kolosky is best known for his work on the music of the guitarist/composer John McLaughlin. In 2010, he gave a lecture about that music at the Cordoba Guitar Festival in Cordoba, Spain. Kolosky is the author of the acclaimed book about the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Power, Passion and Beauty. His latest work, Follow Your Heart, continues his study of McLaughlin's music song by song since 1969.

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Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
By Walter Kolosky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Special Edition eBook “Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” is the updated 2013 version of the critically acclaimed work first published in 2006. Carlos Santana, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck and many other music giants cooperated exclusively with Walter Kolosky to tell the story of the "greatest band that ever was."
Girls Don't Like Real Jazz -The Updated Ebook
By Walter Kolosky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
"Girls Don’t Like Real Jazz – The Updated Ebook" is a hilarious jazz guide written to help save jazz and, in the process, America. Much has happened since the book first came out back in 2003. Kolosky addresses these issues and tweaks many of the book’s stories to account for the changes in society that have occurred since. You will laugh out loud and think silently.
Follow Your Heart : John McLaughlin song by song - A Listener's Guide
By Walter Kolosky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This eBook text version of Follow Your Heart takes you on a fascinating journey of the music of John McLaughlin -- 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 and exclusive insights from John McLaughlin himself.

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