Jazz musician John McLaughlin performs with 4th Dimension at a concert in the West Bank city of Ramallah on April 9, 2014. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
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Which makes the performance of jazz guitar legend John McLaughlin before a packed auditorium in the West Bank city of Ramallah Wednesday night all the more remarkable.McLaughlin toured areas of the West Bank before enthralling the mostly local audience who attended his "solidarity concert" for Palestinians with a fusion of Western and Eastern sounds.The concert was the second that McLaughlin has performed in Ramallah after an appearance in 2012 in support of Al Mada, a charity which uses music therapy to help traumatized and marginalized Palestinians.Wednesday's concert, which featured a heavy influence of Indian music for which McLaughlin is known, enraptured the attendees.
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