For those who have been requesting something jazzy, here you go: the Mahavishnu Orchestra, performing “Awakening” at the Festival de Chateauvallon in 1972. At just after 8:00, there’s some amazing interaction between John McLaughlin and Billy Cobham.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.