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Al Di Meola


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.55 | 119 ratings

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3 stars Al DiMeola's fifth album from 1982 named Electric rendezvous. Well, on this album we have both, same formula we used to have on a Meola album, latino jazz and even some hard rock riffs on selftitled piece. Again some very fine musicians here Jan Hammer on keys and Paco de Lucia on acustic guitar among others. The album is a good one all the way , but sometimes lack of originality, and some pieces are almost boring, same acustic noodleings without any diversity like Passion, Grace and Fire and Somalia. Now the best pieces are the opening track God-Bird-Change , the title track and Ritmo de la Noche. Not much to add here, just this album is weaker than the predecesor Splendido hotel and far from Elegant gypsy, but not bad as a whole, just enjoyble and nothing more. So 3 stars for this one, good but no more than that.
b_olariu | 3/5 |


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