Return to the Emerald Beyond

Gregg Bendian, drums & dumbeq
Glenn Alexander, electric & acoustic guitars
Rob Thomas, electric & baritone violins
Adam Holzman, keyboards
David Johnsen, bass
Premik Russell Tubbs, saxophones & flute
Katherine Fong, 1st violin
Zach Brock, 2nd violin
Nicole Federici, viola
Leigh Stuart, cello
Maria Neckham, voice
Produced & Arranged by Gregg Bendian
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Randy Taber
"What is primary to me is that they are all great musicians. Everyone has to be a good improviser. It's not enough to transcribe the tunes themselves. You have to be able to take them to another place... These guys can get there." - Jan Hammer 
"...they grab the bar the original Mahavishnu set during its 1971-'74 peak and raise it a notch. There's a truly amazing level of musicianship at play here, balancing focus, intensity and freedom..." - The Boston Phoenix

" exciting document of inspiration and exploration..." - Rolling Stone

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Phase 2

Gregg Bendian, drums / Pete McCann, guitar / Steve Hunt, keyboards / Stephan Crump, bass / Rob Thomas, violin

“Just a little note of appreciation for what you are bringing back to life. This musical period was the beginning of finding my own way in music, and to hear you guys playing those tunes in such an unbelievable way is quite amazing. Great job!! Keep up the good work.”
-John McLaughlin’s email to

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The Official Mahavishnu Project T-Shirt

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"As always, we send our respect, admiration and gratitude
to John McLaughlin, Jan Hammer, Jerry Goodman, Billy Cobham, Rick Laird and
to all of the Mahavishnu Orchestra members."