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Al Di Meola


Jazz Rock/Fusion

2.78 | 65 ratings

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3 stars That album is interesting in sense how Al Di Meola transformed his music during 80-s. Big positive side is his ELECTRIC guitar there. Negative - plenty of synthesizers all around, filling almost all the space.

The first track is really good, presenting jazz fusion based on synth and electric guitar complex sound. But things go wrong right after. If the second song is still average synth based melody with al most warm (!) guitar mixed in third, thisrd song is synthy-pop in classic form. Drum machine, new age stupid optimistic rings and whistles,etc.

All other album after "Island Dreamer" is a mixed bag again. In it bests it contains of synth based guitar scented jazz-fusion. But mostly it is more synthy-pop without melodies, but played by professional team. Listenable, but not too much interesting.

All in all - very average album, and really doesn't include nothing really good from long Al Di Meola career.

snobb | 3/5 |


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