One of the greatest and most important guitarists in contemporary music, Al Di Meola appears on the Main Stage of Gazarte presenting World Sinfonia with Peter Kaszas (drums, percussion) and Peo Alfonsi (guitar).
In 2000 Al Di Meola formed World Sinfonia featuring musicians from Argentina, Cuba and Israel. Here the famed guitarist will reference his extensive back-catalogue, as well as paying a musical tribute to Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla, The Beatles, John Lennon and McCartney.
ABOUT Al Di Meola
Al Di Meola’s career began when he found himself in Chick Corea’s fusion group Return to Forever. A successful solo career followed, seeing him release a string of instrumental albums including Elegant Gypsy and Casino that showcased the intricate and lightning fast guitar style that would become his trademark.
His ongoing fascination with complex rhythmic syncopation combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony has been at the heart of his music, with a celebrated career that has spanned four decades and earned him critical accolades, three gold albums and more than six million in record sales worldwide.
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