Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Electric Rendezvous – Al Di Meola on AllMusic – – Al di Meola’s fifth of seven fusion . Electric Rendezvous is a music studio album recording by AL DI MEOLA (Jazz Rock/Fusion/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Actually the early 80’s seemed to be a continuation of a very successful creative, critically and commercially successful run for Al DiMeola. His first album of the.
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Electric Rendezvous – Wikipedia
A faint serenity begins to grow in stature, very much like classic Ponty, evolving into a series of detours, veers and contrasts. All the instruments are very well played, and even if this is guitar dominated music it has a full band sound and feeling much like his early albums.
And he did no wrong at all as this song is composed wonderfully with high energy and upbeat tempo. Electric Rendezvous compares favorably to many of his other albums, and also to some fusion giants Jeff Beck, most notably.
Al Dimeola; Electric Rendezvous on lp. The song’s beat is relatively stable with minimum tempo or style changes. My reason is simple: Mingo Lewis is the only musician that stayed the same from the debut album. But only in part. The music produced is so relaxing with relatively simple arrangement.
AL DI MEOLA — Electric Rendezvous (review)
And some acoustic Latin melodies with pop elements. To end the side, we are treated to another di Meola and de Lucia duet, which they have absolutely mastered: The title track is also quite memorable–once the guys move into the central groove of the song, rendexvous are absolutely unstoppable, and it’s elsctric to behold, with a few cool time signature and tempo changes to boot.
It’s really an excellent music! The rest of the song contains great combination of acoustic guitar and keyboard. Throw in the obligatory di Meola tango Ritmo de le Noche and acoustic pieces Somalia and Jewel Inside a Ekectricand you have a lot of very listenable songs that nonetheless take few chances and certainly would be difficult to classify as progressive.
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And if you ever had a doubt about Al’s Latin side, well its all there on display rendezvus “Ritmo de la Noche”. It is for sure Di Meola is in search on his future direction here. Some of them are perfect, some just average.
It’s right up there with di Meola’s best, and di Meola plays a bit heavier than I’m used to being in the 80s helped with this aspect I assume.
Peace on earth and mercy mild – GW. Smooth and fast, like a torrential rainstorm of talent.
Participated musicians are still all stars incl. After his ambitious double album, Splendido Hoteland live album Friday Night in San Francisco the fusion wizard strips back his cast, song length and compositional scope for the more straight forward Electric Rendezvous.
This is so goodits absurd! The interlude part with percussion work is really interesting. Black Cat Shuffle 3: The rhythm section is so tight, it will make one cringe with delighted respect.
Results cached 12h Items ordered by ending time Showing all 61 items. In fact album sounds more as collection of few different styles. Lewis on congas and Gadd on drums really bring back the Elegant Gypsy rendwzvous they once created Fantastic album due the ensemble, for me this is the best band that Al DiMeola ever worked with. If you like di Meola’s earlier, electirc fusion work, you’ll love the first three songs.
This has always been one of my favorite Al Di Meola albums. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.
By he’d been playing with mo But I think this is last strong Al Di Meola album from elecyric earlier period. Cruisin’ is a simple rocker, and Black Cat Shuffle is exactly as it sounds: You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.
Jewel Inside A Dream 4: The title track is even sprightlier, all kinds of frayed nerve endings in the fingers, if you see what I mean.