Splendido Hotel - (Import CD)
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- Jazz Instrument
- Mono / Stereo
- Splendido Hotel
Personnel: Al DiMeola (vocals, celeste, acoustic, electric & 12-string guitars, mando-cello, drums, castanets); David Campbell (violin); Carol Shive (viola); Dennis Karmzyn, Raymond J. Kelley (cello); Philippe Saisse (marimba, keyboards, Moog synthesizer, background vocals); Chick Corea (piano); Peter Cannarozzi (Oberheim synthesizer); Jan Hammer (Moog synthesizer); Les Paul (electric guitar); Tim Landers, Anthony Jackson (bass); Robbie Gonzalez, Steve Gadd (drums); Mingo Lewis (electronic drums, bongos, congas, percussion); Eddie Colon (percussion); The Columbus Boychoir.
Producer: Al DiMeola.
Reissue producer: Mike Berniker.
Includes liner notes by Bill Milkowski.
Digitally remastered by Tim Geelan (Sony Music Studios, New York, New York).
Talk about ambitious. This two-LP set finds guitarist Al di Meola performing with his quintet of the time (featuring keyboardist Philippe Saisse), with studio musicians, solo, in a reunion with pianist Chick Corea, singing a love song, and welcoming veteran Les Paul for a version of "Spanish Eyes." Most of the music works quite well and it shows that di Meola (best-known for his speedy rock-oriented solos) is a surprisingly well-rounded and versatile musician. ~ Scott Yanow
- Country of Origin
- Columbia (USA)
- Sony Music Distribution (
- Al di Meola
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Alien Chase on Arabian Desert
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Silent Story in Her Eyes
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Roller Jubilee
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Two to Tango
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Al Di's Dream Theme
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Dinner Music of the Gods
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Splendido Sundance
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] I Can Tell
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Spanish Eyes
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Isfahan
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Bianca's Midnight Lullaby
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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