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Al Di Meola - Morocco Fantasia: World Sinfonia Live with Special Guests (2017) {in-akustik INAK 9132 CD rec 2009}

Al Di Meola - Morocco Fantasia: World Sinfonia Live with Special Guests (2017) {in-akustik INAK 9132 CD rec 2009}
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© 2017 in-akustik | INAK 9132 CD
Jazz / World Music / Latin Jazz / Jazz Rock / Fusion / Guitar

A high point of the Moroccan music festival is without doubt the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Al Di Meola’s fantastic appearance in 2009 also represented a summit of different cultures and religions – Al Di Meola (guitar), Peo Alfonsi (2nd guitar), Fausto Beccalossi (accordion), Gumbi Ortiz (percussion), Victor Miranda (bass), Peter Kaszas (drums), and with special guests from Morocco, Said Chraibi (oud), Abdellah Meri (violin) and Tarik Ben Ali (percussion). On his third trip to Morocco, the public gave this exceptional guitarist a rousing reception and showed ist openness towards Western music – and Al Di Meola wowed the audience with a special repertoire.

Al Di Meola - Electric Anthology (1995)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 7, 2017
Al Di Meola - Electric Anthology (1995)

Al Di Meola - Electric Anthology (1995)
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Fusion, Jazz-Rock, Guitar Virtuoso | Label: One Way/Sony | # A 26405 | 01:10:29

If you're an air guitarist, Al di Meola has likely been your man since his days as an unknown 21-year-old addition to Chick Corea's Return to Forever in the mid-'70s. Over the years since leaving RTF, he has been afforded the opportunity to record regularly, and this CD represents a good overview of his discography, primarily for the Columbia family of labels. His early dates Land of the Midnight Sun, Elegant Gypsy, and Casino are well represented, in addition to his collaborations with Jan Hammer on Tour de Force: Live. His middle-period efforts are not all that vital, as repeat ideas and predictable flash lost their original value even to the staunchest fans, therefore making this collection less than essential.
Leverkusener Jazztage 37: Al Di Meola, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, Gregory Porter & ... (2016) [HDTV 720p]

Leverkusener Jazztage 37: Al Di Meola, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, Gregory Porter & The Stanley Clarke Band (2016)
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Jazz / Blues / Soul / Rock / Fusion | 02:09:00 | ~ 25.17 Gb

~ Al Di Meola, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, Gregory Porter & The Stanley Clarke Band Live at Leverkusener Jazztage Festival ~
Paco de Lucia , Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin - The Guitar Trio (1996) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 24 of 27}

Paco de Lucia , Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin - The Guitar Trio (1996) {2010 Nueva Integral Box Set CD 24 of 27}
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© 1996, 2010 Verve / PolyGram / Polydor / Universal Music Spain | 533-215-2
Jazz / Flamenco / International Jazz / World Music / Guitar

New version of the Paco de Lucía Integral, 27 CDs his complete work remastered. "Cositas Buenas", his last album, comes as a new in this new Integral. Now in a new economic format. This collection is a unique tour of the work of Paco de Lucia from 1964 to 2004. Flamenco is not improvised: everything is carefully rehearsed. Every falseta, every step of the dance, although it may appear spontaneous is based on conscientious preparation. Flamenco artists are not fans of improvisation in their public performances; only in the dance are small spaces left. In the singing and above all the guitar there is no place for improvisation.
Al Di Meola - Pursuit Of Radical Rhapsody (2011) {Telarc} [Re-Up]

Al Di Meola - Pursuit Of Radical Rhapsody (2011) {Telarc}
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Genre: Fusion

Generally speaking, guitar wizard Al Di Meola has divided his musical attentions over the years between electric and acoustic, fusion and world music directions. This time out he splits the difference with some dazzling results. Coming off his short-lived reunion with Return to Forever, Di Meola returns to the solo spotlight with Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody, a strong and varied effort that moves mostly in the acoustic direction and features some high-profile personnel, including pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba and bassist Charlie Haden.
John McLaughlin Al Di Meola Paco De Lucía - Passion, Grace & Fire (1983) FC 38645 - US LP - NEW 2016 RIP In 24bit/96kHz

John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucía
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Label: Columbia/FC 38645 | Release: 1983 | Genre: Acoustic-Fusion

Excellent addition to any fusion music collection
Somehow passed over and nearly forgotten, languishing in the shadow of the 'Friday Night in San Francisco' set, is this great album from the guitar hero team. The immediacy of that first release is still here but this session benefits from the quiet calm of the studio and less chance for the these luminaries to get caught up in showmanship. Rather, a proper selection of music is heard and the delicate balance the three achieve between jazz spontaneity, Spanish heat, and the precision of Latin fusion is more clearly rendered than on the beloved but somewhat cold 'Friday Night'. And the music is better, too, if only from lack of exposure.

Al Di Meola - Splendido Hotel (1980) {Sony Japan}  Music

Posted by tiburon at March 28, 2016
Al Di Meola - Splendido Hotel (1980) {Sony Japan}

Al Di Meola - Splendido Hotel (1980) {Sony Japan}
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Genre: Fusion

Talk about ambitious. This two-LP set finds guitarist Al di Meola performing with his quintet of the time (featuring keyboardist Philippe Saisse), with studio musicians, solo, in a reunion with pianist Chick Corea, singing a love song, and welcoming veteran Les Paul for a version of "Spanish Eyes." Most of the music works quite well and it shows that di Meola (best-known for his speedy rock-oriented solos) is a surprisingly well-rounded and versatile musician.

Al Di Meola - Casino (1978) Japanese Remastered Reissue 1998  Music

Posted by Designol at March 24, 2016
Al Di Meola - Casino (1978) Japanese Remastered Reissue 1998

Al Di Meola - Casino (1978) Japanese Remastered Reissue 1998
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Genre: Fusion, Jazz Rock, Guitar Virtuoso | Label: Sony Records | # SRCS 9383 | Time: 00:38:33

Following up the superb Elegant Gypsy was no mean feat, but Al di Meola gave it his best shot with the similarly styled Casino, released in 1978. Featuring a core band of Steve Gadd, Anthony Jackson, and Barry Miles (whom di Meola came up with before the guitarist was invited to join Return to Forever), the playing is sharp and fiery, matching the youthful intensity of the leader. Di Meola is a good composer in the fusion idiom, and the four original compositions on Casino, although clearly bearing the mark of Chick Corea's influence, are strong. His "Fantasia Suite for Two Guitars," featuring di Meola accompanying himself via multi-tracking, is beautiful and dramatic, and hints at the guitarist's later all-acoustic works such as Friday Night in San Francisco.
Al Di Meola - Land Of The Midnight Sun (1976) Japanese Remastered Reissue 1997

Al Di Meola - Land Of The Midnight Sun (1976) Japanese Remastered Reissue 1997
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Genre: Fusion, Jazz Rock, Guitar Virtuoso | Label: Sony Records | # SRCS 9180 | Time: 00:35:23

One of the guitar heroes of fusion, Al di Meola was just 22-years-old at the time of his debut as a leader but already a veteran of Chick Corea's Return to Forever. The complex pieces (which include the three-part "Suite-Golden Dawn," an acoustic duet with Corea on "Short Tales of the Black Forest," and a brief Bach violin sonata show di Meola's range even at this early stage. With assistance from such top players as bassists Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke, keyboardist Barry Miles, and drummers Lenny White and Steve Gadd, this was a very impressive beginning to di Meola's solo career.
Al Di Meola ‎- Land Of The Midnight Sun ‎(1976) CBS 32027 - EU Pressing - LP In 24bit/96kHz

Al Di Meola ‎- Land Of The Midnight Sun
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Label: Columbia/HC 44461 | Release: 1976 | Reissue | Genre: Jazz-Rock

Excellent addition to any rock music collection
4.5 stars really!!!!
Having recently shocked and awed the JR/F world with two amazing albums (Hymn To The seventh Galaxy and Romantic Warrior), Return To Forever was riding high on the wave it had created, riding on Corea and DiMeola's incredibly fast playing, displaying a monstrous but cold virtuosity that would eventually have a lot of fans grinding their teeth. ADM's debut solo album was another monster that would enthral fans around the world. This writer bought the album within the month it came out, well before he would indulge in Nucleus of Liles' start of the decade masterpieces, so for a few years, this album represented what jazz-rock was all about. Although called a solo album, you'd swear this could yet another RTF album as all of the RTF members appears at one point or another on this album. Musically speaking, this album is a bit schizophrenic, as 2/3 pf it is pure jazz rock, while the last third is more eclectic, from Classical too.