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Al DiMeola


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.81 | 168 ratings

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Andrea Cortese
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4 stars Casino is a shining star in Di Meola lucky career. I think this is easily at the same level of the much acclaimed predecessor Elegant Gipsy and I cannot hide my love for it. To be honest I use to listen to it more often than that. Maybe is the more liquid atmosphere as introduced by the organ intro to Egyptian Danza. Above all, the slightly less nervous guitar's playing. Probably a winning card, this time, thanks also to a masterful band that really touches the apex!

The same mediterranean, caribbean and hot latin background helps to stay relaxed and enjoy this beautiful intrumental work without be bored for one single moment. Really great.

Songs such as Chasing the Vodoo and Seņor Mouse have the power to involve any good prog lover.

There is nothing to add, I think. If you like Elegant Gipsy then you must put your hands on this one.


Andrea Cortese | 4/5 |


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