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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: July 22, 1954

Al Di Meola holds the most prestigious guitar awards (of any guitarist in the world) from the highest rated guitar poll in the world, Guitar Player Magazine. He has been known throughout the world for the past two and a half decades as one of the most prominent virtuosos in the contemporary instrumental jazz field.

Al Di Meola's highly celebrated career has spanned a wide range of emotions into a unique style embodying the artists world inspired influences. From the velocity and heat of his early solo efforts to the challenge and triumph of the “Di Meola / McLaughlin / De Lucia (Guitar Trio)”, from the Brazilian explorations of “Cielo e Terra” and “Soaring Through A Dream” to the global romanticism and Tango inflection of Al's acoustic group “World Synfonia” (self titled debut) and the 2nd “World Sinfonia” recording Heart of the Immigrants. From the beginning of his solo career, where records like “Land of the Midnight Sun”, “Elegant Gypsy” and “Casino”, were amongst the highest selling records of any instrumental artist at that time. Al Di Meola continues to make, with respect, startling achievements in music pioneering while the decline of U.S. radio continues to elude most interesting contemporary music....
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Featured recording “Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody”

Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody

Telarc Records
2011
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    All Your Life - A Tribute To The Beatles Recorded At Abbey Road...

    Audio Fidelity
    2013
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    All Your Life (A Tribute To The Beatles Recorded At Abbey Road Studios,...

    Audio Fidelity
    2013
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    Live At The North Sea Jazz Festival

    Audio Fidelity
    2012
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    Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody

    Telarc Records
    2011
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    World Sinfonia - Pursuit Of Radical Rhapsody

    Audio Fidelity
    2011
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    Morocco Fantasia

    Audio Fidelity
    2011
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    Tour De Force - "Live" / Scenario

    Audio Fidelity
    2011
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Dec13 al di Meola - the Beatles and More
North Sea Jazz Club
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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