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AL DI MEOLA & LEONID AGUTIN: COSMOPOLITAN LIFE

Al Di Meola

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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2.10 | 12 ratings | 1 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2005

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Cuba Africa (5:34)
2. Cosmopolitan Life (4:09)
3. Nobody (4:47)
4. Price To Learn (5:27)
5. Tango (3:54)
6. Smile (4:19)
7. Portofino (3:37)
8. If I'll Get A Chance (4:07)
9. Blue River (4:44)
10. Shade Of Your World (6:16)

Bonus Video on 2005 Olé Records EnhCD:
11. Cosmopolitan Life (4:10)

Total time 46:54

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Line-up / Musicians

- Al Di Meola / acoustic & electric guitars, arrangements & co-producer
- Leonid Agutin / lead vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar, arrangements & co-producer

With:
- Anatoly Kotov / acoustic guitar
- Albert Fedoseev / keyboards, piano, Hammond, backing vocals, arrangements & co-producer
- Ed Calle / saxophone
- John Kricker / trombone
- Tony Concepcion / trumpet
- Anthony Jackson / bass
- Julio Hernandez / bass
- Oleg Tarkhov / bass
- Sergey Korolev / bass
- Vinnie Colaiuta / drums (9)
- Arthur Gazarov / drums & percussion
- Gumbi Ortiz / drums & percussion
- Richard Bravo / percussion
- Angelica Varum / backing vocals (8)
- Beatriz Malnic, Lilian Viana, Pedro Ferreira, Rogério Moura / backing vocals (2)
- Artia Lockett , Aster Wilson , Farah Lopez , Randy Singer Group , Ron Taylor / backing vocals

Releases information

Artwork: Mainartery, London with Clamer/Maximov (photo)

LP United Music Group ‎- UMGLP14-174 (2014, Russia)

CD Olé Records ‎- CD-E 087-25652 (2005, Germany) Enhanced CD with a bonus video

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Box set · Import
Sony UK 2010
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AL DI MEOLA Al Di Meola & Leonid Agutin: Cosmopolitan Life ratings distribution


2.10
(12 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
17%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
0%
Good, but non-essential (17%)
17%
Collectors/fans only (25%)
25%
Poor. Only for completionists (42%)
42%

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Review by snobb
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2 stars Al Di Meola found a big market for his music in Russia in late 90-s, first decade of XXI century. It is one of easiest way to see him live just by visiting Russia or Eastern Europe. Starting from late 90-s, you can hear Russian pop-folk influences in his albums. This album is his most serious attack on that market.

This albums collaboration between popular Russian pop-soul singer Leonid Agutin and Al Di Meola, playing his compositions acoustic and electric guitars. The musicians team is mixed as well: mainly Russian musicians, but percussionists Gumbi Ortiz ( from Di Meola's World Sinfony) and Vinnie Colaiuta are presented between some other quests.

The music is usual Agutin's songs ( wonder if someone knows his songs outside of Russia), mix of Latin-pop, white soul and Russian pop. Because of some great musicians participated, musical level is a bit higher than just regular pop-record. But it doesn't change the situation . Melodic pop music with Latin-scent , very light and sunny. Agutin sings in English ( with Russian accent), one song has popular Russian singer ( and Agutin's wife) vocals. Nothing else to say about this album.

Openly commercial release. It made a big commercial support to Agutin in domestic market, possibly made Al Di Meola even more attractive for Russian listeners. For sure gave some money to Di Meola. Everyone is happy.

Release for quality Russian pop music lovers.

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