Winter Nights (album)

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Winter Nights
Studio album by Al Di Meola
Released 14 October 1999
Genre Jazz
Length 50:53
Label Telarc
Producer Al Di Meola
Al Di Meola chronology
The Infinite Desire
(1998)
Winter Nights
(1999)
World Sinfonía III - The Grande Passion
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Winter Nights is a 1999 album by Italian-American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist Al Di Meola. The album contains a collection of Christmas songs and is Al Di Meola's first so-called Christmas album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Zima" (Al di Meola) – 4:05
  2. "Carol of the Bells" – 4:11
  3. "Winterlude Duet No. 1" (Roman Hrynkiv, Al di Meola) – 1:27
  4. "Greensleeves" (Traditional) – 2:46
  5. "Mercy Street" (Peter Gabriel) – 4:52
  6. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 4:32
  7. "Winterlude No. 2" (Roman Hrynkiv) – 0:51
  8. "Midwinter Nights" (Al di Meola) – 4:50
  9. "Scarborough Fair" (Traditional) – 4:36
  10. "Winterlude No. 3" (Roman Hrynkiv) – 0:47
  11. "The First Noel" (William Sandys) – 3:13
  12. "Inverno" (Al di Meola) – 5:38
  13. "First Snow" (Al di Meola) – 2:43
  14. "Winterlude No. 4" (Al di Meola) – 1:31
  15. "Ave Maria" (Bach/Gounod) – 4:51

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Other credits
  • Anilda Carrasquillo – art direction, design
  • Thoms Macko – design
  • Spyros Poulos – digital editing, engineer, mixing
  • Rich Tozzoli – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Woods – executive producer

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1999 Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 15[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. Winter Nights (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Winter Nights - Al di Meola | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.