Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Electric Rendezvous – Al Di Meola on AllMusic – – Al di Meola’s fifth of seven fusion . Electric Rendezvous is a music studio album recording by AL DI MEOLA (Jazz Rock/Fusion/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Actually the early 80’s seemed to be a continuation of a very successful creative, critically and commercially successful run for Al DiMeola. His first album of the.

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A faint serenity begins to grow in stature, very much like classic Ponty, evolving into a series of detours, veers and contrasts.

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. Co-highlight of the album 3. Fantastic album due the ensemble, for me this is the best band that Al DiMeola ever worked with. This song is like a break as the composition seems very straightforward and accessible to different ears, I think.

Electric Rendezvous compares favorably to many of his other albums, and also to some fusion giants Jeff Beck, most notably. After some excellent electric fusion albums and one not very successful “Splendido Hotel” trying to change things, Al Di Meola returned back to his roots.

It is for sure Di Meola is in search du his future direction here. I think Al wanted the percussion dominated song at the intro of his album to give another texture of Al’s music. Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. Participated musicians are still all stars incl. Results cached 12h Items ordered by ending time Showing all 61 items. Even Anthony Jackson plays the game with style and velocity.

The music produced is so relaxing with relatively simple arrangement. After his ambitious double album, Splendido Hoteland live album Friday Night in San Francisco the fusion wizard strips back his cast, song length and compositional scope for the more straight forward Electric Rendezvous.


I am pretty sure when Rendezvou Santana first heard this, his knee-jerk reaction would have been to call a lawyer, suggesting plagiarism but within seconds, yielding to the beauty of the melody and the tremendous playing by all involved.

This has always been one of my favorite Al Di Meola albums. And some acoustic Latin melodies with pop elements. The song itself is rich in styles and tempo changes. It’s really electrif excellent music! In fact album sounds more as collection of few different styles. It feels like his heart is once again in it.

Electric Rendezvous

All songs are not too much connected between each other. Al di Meola – Electric Rendezvous: Not all is of one mood though, and I am glad for that. Some of them are perfect, some just average.

The solemn acoustic gem “Somalia” is no slouch, a deeply sad and melancholic guitar tour de force, serves a perfect segue to the previous jewel. Side One – 5 Stars 1. This concluding track begins with an acoustic guitar work combined beautifully with keyboard in an ambient opening. Al Dimeola; Electric Rendezvous on lp.

Passion, Grace And Fire 5: You are not electfic, please complete authentication before continuing use forum credentials. The rhythm section is so tight, it will make one cringe with delighted respect. You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

AL DI MEOLA Electric Rendezvous reviews

Cruisin’ is a simple rocker, and Black Cat Shuffle is exactly as it sounds: The title track is even sprightlier, all kinds of rendwzvous nerve endings in the fingers, if you see meol I mean. By he’d been playing with mo The opener is really a tremendous rocker by any fusion standards, and it has that unmistakable feel of a Mingo Lewis tune.


He will go for acoustic pop-world music later, and will return in form after some years only.

An album where all the music is the same becomes boring quickly, no matter how good Sudden blasts of brass synth consecrates Hammer’s complete genius in my mind, but when he dishes out a duel with Al, it’s just bloody merciless. Electricc interlude part with percussion work is really interesting. I certainly enjoy both, but probably lean more toward his earlier period.

This is my all-time favorite DiMeola composition, loved it to death for decades. It’s a wonderful duet of two guitar heroes in a great composition. Black Cat Shuffle 3: Speaking of which, “Jewel Inside a Dream” puts this majestic performance to bed, a soothing lullaby that showcases DiMeola’s clear sense of sonic wizardry Oh yeah, love that cover rendezvpus, suits the music inside to a Tee 5 gatos negros electricos social review comments Review Permalink Posted Tuesday, October 23, Review this album Report Review If you prefer his more mellow later work, this slectric be too heavy.

I see this as a masterpiece just from the sheer luc If you like di Meola’s earlier, hard-driving fusion meloa, you’ll love the first three songs.

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Forum user Forum password. As other reviewers have noted, these are the highlights, and they also constitute the Dk side. Peace on earth and mercy mild – GW. But I think this is last strong Al Di Meola album from his earlier period. God-Bird-Change – Mingo Lewis composition – fiery guitar

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