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Al Di Meola


Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.24 | 615 ratings

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5 stars This follow-up album which was released one year after the successful debut "Land of The Midnight Sun" is another masterpiece album. Meola brought in other talented musicians to record this album: Paco De Lucia (acoustic guitar), Jan Hammer who used to play with Jeff Beck, great bass guitar player Anthony Jackson and his Return To Forever colleague Mr. Lenny White (drums). What a great line-up. The music is still in the same vein with the debut album but this time he even put more diverse in style by exploring more acoustic guitar work. What you can hear is the excellent combination of electric as well as acoustic guitar work throughout the album. I love all tracks presented in this album and my best favorite track is "Race With Devil On Spanish Highway" and "Elegant Gypsy Suite". The music is tightly composed with many tempo changes; dominated with guitar and percussive work.

Highly recommended!

Gatot | 5/5 |


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