Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola

The story behind Al Di Meola's guitar career over the last forty years started after his time at Berklee College in Boston, when Barry Miles got in touch, and soon after, Chick Corea recruited him for his 1972 album, 'Return to Forever'. That band provided Di Meola with the strong foundation he'd need to continue building his career in the future.

Numerous tours and collaborations with contemporary stars – Jaco Pastorius, Jan Hammer, Stomu Yamashta, etc. – came and went at breakneck speed in the second half of the 1970s. It was a spectacular and colourful job, which earned him very high regard from Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin, who brought Di Meola in to a trio of guitarists that went on to make ​​history.

The central core of current live performances features compositions by The Beatles, which Di Meola has adapted with great care to a chamber music format. 

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