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Al Di Meola / Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stanley Clarke - Live At Montreux 1986/1993 / Live At Montreux 1994 FLAC album


Performer: Al Di Meola
Genre: Jazz / Rock
Title: Live At Montreux 1986/1993 / Live At Montreux 1994
Released: 2005
Style: Contemporary Jazz, Fusion
FLAC version ZIP size: 1489 mb
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The Rite of Strings is a collaborative album by virtuosi Al Di Meola, Stanley Clarke and Jean-Luc Ponty, recorded after their world tour in 1995. The album was recorded at Studio 56, Hollywood. The trio reunited for a performance at the French jazz festival called "Jazz in Marciac" in 2007. Material from the album was performed on tour by Trio! in 2005, also featuring Clarke and Ponty, with Béla Fleck on banjo instead of Di Meola on guitar. Indigo" (Al Di Meola) – 7:15.

Live At Montreux 1994. 4. Summer Country Song (Al Di Meola Solo). 5. School Days (Stanley Clarke Solo). 6. Eulogy To Oscar Romero (Jean-Luc Ponty Solo).

Guitarist Al di Meola, violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, and bassist Stanley Clarke, all of whom recorded numerous albums as leaders during the 1970s and 1980s, join forces for this 1994 concert in Montreux. Each musician's compositions are featured in this mostly acoustic performance, though charts were necessary to help them find their way through unfamiliar pieces. For his solo feature, "Eulogy to Oscar Romero," Ponty incorporates the use of a digital delay to accompany himself, while Clarke's and di Meola's solo performances are more in the context of the concert.

Eric Clapton: Live at Montreux, 1986. The Montreux Jazz Festival is notorious for bringing out the best performances from even the most seasoned pros, but the 1994 performance of Al DiMeola (guitars), Jean-Luc Ponty (violin), and Stanley Clarke (bass), is by far one for the ages. An impressive performance is made even more so upon the confession of DiMeola, who states these 3 virtuosos have not performed the material together yet. The trio performs 7 songs together and each has their own solo in the middle, making this performance a must-have for any jazz aficionado

This is a discography of Al Di Meola, an American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist, composer, and record producer of Italian origin. Live At Montreux 1986/1993. Released: 16 November 2004. Label: Montreux Sounds/Eagle Vision. Formats: DVD. Live At Montreux 1994 with Jean-Luc Ponty and Stanley Clarke. Released: 3 May 2005. Label: Eagle Eye Media/Montreux Sounds. One Of These Nights with Ernie Adams, Gumbi Ortiz, Mario Parmisano and Sturcz String Quartet.

It was at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1994 that Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty and Stanley Clarke played as a trio for the first time. The music they played that night were taken from their individual projects. There were other tunes that would later be included on their album The Rite of Strings

Stanley Clarke/Al Di Meola/Jean-Luc Ponty – Indigo 1995. Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty – Chilean Pipe Song (Meola). Stanley Clark, Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty - The Rite Of Strings (1995) – 08. La Cancion De Sofia. Stanley Clarke,Al Di Meola,Jean-Luc Ponty – Memory Canyon. Al Di Meola, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty – Renassaince. Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola, J/Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty – Morocco. Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola, Jean-Luc Ponty – La Cancion De Sofia. Stanley Clarke-Al Di Meola & Jean-LucPonty – 08 La Cancion De Sofia (Clarke).

The final concert from 1993 features Di Meola with guitarist Chris Carrington and percussionist Arto Tuncboyaciyan, who also provides vocals on some tracks. This gives a total of over 2 hours of live music. Track Listing from July 14, 1986: 1. Vertigo Shadow, 2. Orient Blue Suite, 3. Passion, Grace & Fire, 4. Atavism Of Twilight, 5. Enigma Of Desire, 6. Cielo E Terra, 7. Etude, 8. Capoiera. This DVD draws on three of Al Di Meola's performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival. The earliest from 1986 is a solo acoustic performance. The concert from 1989 is by the Super Guitar Trio, which sees Di Meola join forces with fellow guitarists Larry Coryell and Bireli Lagrene. The final concert from 1993 features Di Meola with guitarist Chris Carrington and percussionist Arto Tuncboyaciyan, who also provides vocals on some tracks.

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1986
1 Introduction By Claude Nobs
2 Vertigo Shadow
3 Medley Orient Blue Suite - Passion, Grace & Fire - Atavism Of Twilight - Enigma Of Desire - Cielo E Terra
4 Etude
5 Capoeira
1993
6 Introduction By Claude Nobs
7 Indigo
8 No Mystery
9 Tango Suite
Live At Montreux 1994
1 Song To John
2 Memory Canyon
3 La Cancion De Sofia
4 Summer Country Song (Al Di Meola Solo)
5 School Days (Stanley Clarke Solo)
6 Eulogy To Oscar Romero (Jean-Luc Ponty Solo)
7 Renaissance
8 Chilean Pipe Song
9 Song To John
Featuring – Monty Alexander
10 Indigo

Notes

Comes in standard DVD uncrackable plastic case with inlay but without a booklet.
Live At Montreux 1986/1993 - NTSC
Live At Montreux 1994 - PAL

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