Heart of the Immigrants

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Heart of the Immigrants
Studio album by Al Di Meola
Released 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Jazz fusion, World music
Length 64:51
Label Tomato
Producer Al Di Meola
Al Di Meola chronology
Kiss My Axe
(1991)
Heart of the Immigrants
(1993)
Orange and Blue
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Heart of the Immigrants is an album by Italian-American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist Al Di Meola, released in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nightclub 1960 " (Ástor Piazzolla) – 5:46
  2. "Vistaero" (Al Di Meola) – 4:36
  3. "Carousel Requiem" (Di Meola) – 6:18
  4. "Tango II" (Piazzolla) – 5:35
  5. "Under A Dark Moon" (Di Meola) – 5:12
  6. "Bordel 1900" (Piazzolla) – 4:33
  7. "Indigo" (Di Meola) – 7:05
  8. "Heru Mertar/Don't Go So Far Away" (Arto Tuncboyaciyan) – 4:39
  9. "Parranda" (Di Meola) – 4:26
  10. "Someday My Prince Will Come" (F.E.Churchill, L.Morey) – 5:12
  11. "Cafe 1930" (Piazzolla) – 6:16
  12. "They Love Me From Fifteen Feet Away" (Tuncboyaciyan) – 1:24
  13. "Milonga Del Angel" (Piazzolla) – 3:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Al Di Meola – Acoustic guitars, Roland GRI guitar synthesiser, Synclavier, Charango, Voice
  • Chris Carrington - Acoustic guitar (6,7,11)
  • Dino Saluzzi - Bandoneon (1,4,6,8-12)
  • Arto Tunçboyacıyan - Percussion, Voice, Turkish string instrument (2,5-9,12)
  • Hernan Romero - Voice (2,5,9)
  • String section (1,6,7,11):
    • Vince Mendoza - Conductor, Arranger
    • Barry Gold, David Speltz, Gloria Lum, Jodie Burnett, Nancy Stein, Ron Leonard, Tim Landaur - Cello
    • Arni Egilson, Timothy Barr - Bass

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1993 Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 15[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Heart of the Immigrants - Al di Meola's World Sinfonia | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Heart of the Immigrants - Al di Meola's World Sinfonia | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 

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