Di Meola Plays Piazzolla

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Di Meola Plays Piazzolla
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 5, 1996
GenreJazz fusion
Length59:54
LabelMesa/Bluemoon
ProducerAl Di Meola & Hernan Romero
Al Di Meola chronology
Orange and Blue
(1994)
Di Meola Plays Piazzolla
(1996)
The Infinite Desire
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Di Meola Plays Piazzolla is an album by Al Di Meola which is a tribute to Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla. Eight of the ten songs were written by Piazzolla. Di Meola is accopanied by percussionist Arto Tuncboyacian and Dino Saluzzi, who plays bandoneon.[2] Vince Mendoza provided some of the string arrangements.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ástor Piazzolla except where noted.

  1. "Oblivión" – 6:01
  2. "Café 1930" – 6:13
  3. "Tango Suite, Pt. I" – 8:49
  4. "Tango Suite, Pt. III" – 8:50
  5. "Verano Reflections" (Piazzolla/Di Meola) – 4:10
  6. "Night Club 1960" – 5:44
  7. "Tango II" – 5:33
  8. "Bordel 1900" – 4:30
  9. "Milonga del Angel" – 3:44
  10. "Last Tango for Astor" (Di Meola) – 6:20

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Di Meola Plays Piazzolla". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. ^ Ferguson, Jim (1 April 1997). "Al Di Meola: Di Meola Plays Piazzolla". JazzTimes. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Al DiMeola "DiMeola Plays Piazzolla" | Guitar Nine". www.guitar9.com. Retrieved 14 December 2018.