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Al Dimeola
« on: September 15, 2003, 01:43:42 pm »
What does everyone think of this guy? I dont hear much about him anymore but to me he was always awesome. Any fans?
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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2003, 03:45:44 pm »
I'm a fan.  The guy is an awesome talent.

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2003, 04:38:17 pm »
I just started listening to him a few months ago. He is amazing. I got "Elegant Gypsy" and a really cool live CD with him, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia called "Friday Night in San Francisco"     8)

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2003, 07:51:40 pm »
I'm a fan of Al's. I have only a few CDs, but I've seen him in concert twice. I'd be happy to play some of his stuff if you drop into the chat on Tuesdays for Strange Universe.
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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2003, 08:42:40 pm »
I shall be there with big feckin' bells on!
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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2003, 11:34:35 pm »
Al D , is very cool !  .. check out some of his work with : Return to Forever   a Fusion band friom the 70's ....  ;)

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2003, 04:15:16 am »
Al's my hero. I've seen him numerous times live going back to the mid 70's with Corea and RTF. I think he was 19 then-but incredible. My favorite solo LPs of his are "Kiss My Axe"(more fusion) and "The Infinite Desire"(jazzier). He and Holdsworth are my favorite guitarists.  

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2003, 12:27:47 pm »
Who is he?  I've never even heard of him.
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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2003, 08:38:07 pm »
Check out the tune"Black Cat Shuffle". One of my favorites.

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2003, 08:46:35 am »
I like him best when he was in Return to Forever.  Great group

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2003, 04:39:54 pm »
 :o ALDIMEOLA!

I think he's awesome! Race wiht the devil! what a song! lol...this is my  1st reply ok ok

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2004, 03:18:50 pm »
Al Di Meola is an awesome guitarist. Elegant Gypsy is a fantastic album. One of my personal favorite guitarists!

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Re:Al Dimeola
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2004, 06:07:56 pm »
Al is Da Man !!! He has had some major impact upon many of today's great guitar players. JP, MJR to name a few. Alan Holdsworth, who I had the chance to hang with at the last DT show at the universal. It was his first chance to see JP play. He had heard quite a bit of talk that he was once of JP's idols. Alan was so kool, had a great time with him. One of my guitar teachers spoke about a time when he would hang out at this apt close to Berklee and all these cats would come by to hang out. His teacher was Pat Metheny, (Another Guitar God). He said that He, Pat, & Al, would hang out and watch TV then go out and Jam.  Those were the days Man..... 8) 8) 8)