With a musical career spanning more than three decades, Al Di Meola
continues to be one of the most influential and pioneering guitarists in the
jazz-world-fusion category, mirroring the rich influences of flamenco, tango,
Brazilian, African, and Middle Eastern music in his work.
Recorded in 1993 at the North Sea Jazz Festival, an event widely
acknowledged as the biggest and most prestigious festival in the world.
Over the past 30 years, Al Di Meola has been recognized as a prolific
composer, with over two dozen recordings to his name. The profundity of
Di Meola s writing, along with the soulfulness and natural lyricism of his
playing, have won him a large number of admirers worldwide. His creative
output is quite astounding, whether it s with his current World Sinfonia
band or past musical endeavors like his electric Tour de Force group with
Jan Hammer, Anthony Jackson, Steve Gadd, and Mingo Lewis.