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FLESH ON FLESH

Al Di Meola

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.00 | 63 ratings

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Salviaal
4 stars This is in my opinion the best Meola album since his 70s heyday. Hell, it could well be his best one period. The first tune, Zona Desperata, is dominated by his trademark acoustic playing, but he shows more restraint than usually. There are some swinging brass arrangments that somewhat contrast the modern rhythmic mood. The rest of the album shows a lot of variety. There are tunes with reflective mood, but he never gets too self-indulgent, all of them have good melodies and compact structure. The Piazzola arrangment Fugata is definitely a winner, with the flutist, pianist and bassist playing counter melodies to Meola's wonderful guitar. The modern remake of Corea's Senor Mouse is also worth checking. Don't expect any rock though. This is along the lines of ethno-jazz, but very well done.
Salviaal | 4/5 |

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