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Al Di Meola again delves into the Beatles songbook and again it works surprisingly well / Jazz Weekly

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This is the second time that Al Di Meola, usually associated with electric fusion musculature or Mediterranean passions, has delved into the Beatles songbook, and for the second time it has worked surprisingly well. Di Meola wisely doesn't try to reconstruct the moods of the Fab Four (although he does bring in the moody reeds for "Strawberry Fields Forever"), instead using the well -known songs as launching pads into his own world view. The album cover, a  juxtaposition of the guitarist recreating John Lennon's Rock and Roll album with a flamenco guitar pose is a perfect reflection of the maestro's attitude.

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