Sunday, March 28, 2010

Al Di Meola Review -

Al Di Meola has long been considered one of the most dazzling jazz-rock guitarists of his, or any generation. This sit-down, semi-formalized jazz performance of his World Sinfonia band was perfectly executed, flawless instrumental world music. Though at times it teetered dangerously close to a New Age-y sound, it never quite got there, and the music instead traversed the delicate path of beautiful harmonic compositions. Here's my review of this Jazz-Fusion guitar master's performance:

Al Di Meola's World Sinfonia :: 02.27.09 :: Palace of Fine Arts :: San Francisco, CA

This footage gives an idea of the sound that this band is capable of. Watch Di Meola's fingers fly over the fretboard. The effortlessness is astounding.

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