AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl
AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl
AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl

AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl

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Label: Impex SKU: 19668 Catalogue ID: 0217576EMU Format: Vinyl
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AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl

AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN AND PACO DE LUCIA - Saturday Night In San Francisco - LP - Crystal Clear Vinyl

€35.99

 

LP - Limited Edition Crystal Clear Vinyl. Mastering and lacquer cutting from analog tapes by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.

Jazz writer Walter Kolovsky has said that Friday Night In San Francisco "may be the most influential of all acoustic guitar albums." LPs of it have been a demonstration staple on turntables around the world for over 40 years. To celebrate the lasting impact of this singular album and the legendary concert that it represents, Impex Records is proud to announce the long-awaited follow up: Saturday Night In San Francisco.

Working with hours of original 16-track live session tapes, Al Di Meola and his team have brilliantly curated this musical tour-de-force, bringing to life for the first time the explosively virtuosic final performance of Di Meola, John McLaughlin, and Paco De Lucia at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, December 6, 1980.

In the exclusive essay by music historian Charles L. Granata, Di Meola says of that final night: "It's exciting because the audience was right there with us, savoring every single note of music. And, we were ripping. It was crazy good!" Impex worked carefully with Di Meola, mixing engineer Roy Hendrickson (SPIN Studio), and mastering engineer Bernie Grundman to recreate the magic of Friday Night In San Francisco so these never-before-released solos and trios burst out of your system with striking clarity, dynamics and technical brilliance. "Crazy good," indeed.

* Assembled from the original 16-track analog live session tapes by Al Di Meola with engineers Katsu Naito and Roy Hendrickson.
* Mastering and lacquer cutting from analog tapes by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering.
* Pressed at Record Technology, Inc.
* Deluxe new packaging with never-before-seen photos and an exclusive essay by Charles L. Granata. This fascinating appreciation features new interviews with Al Di Meola and original recording engineer Tim Pinch.

Tracklist:

Side One
1. Bill Graham Introduction
2. Splendido Sundance
3. One Word
4. Trilogy Suite
5. Monasterio de Sal

Side Two
1. El Pañuelo
2. Meeting of the Spirits