The Best of Al Di Meola: The Manhattan Years

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All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
This is the best of Al di Meola's years with the Manhattan label, which only included three releases: Cielo e Terra, Soaring Through a Dream, and Tirami Su. The selections here are an adequate representation of his output during this three-session stint, so this is fine for the casual fan. Those with more interest are encouraged to check out all three of the aforementioned releases, as they are all excellent.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
This is the best of Al di Meola's years with the Manhattan label, which only included three releases: Cielo e Terra, Soaring Through a Dream, and Tirami Su. The selections here are an adequate representation of his output during this three-session stint, so this is fine for the casual fan. Those with more interest are encouraged to check out all three of the aforementioned releases, as they are all excellent.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/3/1992
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 077778050421
  • Catalog Number: 7805042
  • Sales rank: 161,622

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 July (5:25)
  2. 2 Traces of a Tear (7:50)
  3. 3 Maraba (5:11)
  4. 4 Song to the Pharoah Kings (8:44)
  5. 5 Etude (7:01)
  6. 6 Rhapsody of Fire (5:03)
  7. 7 Coral (3:17)
  8. 8 Beijing Demons (6:22)
  9. 9 Ballad (5:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al di Meola Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Synclavier, Synclavier Guitar
Phil Markowitz Keyboards
Harvie Swartz Acoustic Bass
Kei Akagi Keyboards
Airto Moreira Percussion, Vocals
Danny Gottlieb Drums
Tom Brechtlein Drums
Mino Cinelu Percussion
Anthony Jackson Bass Guitar
Chip Jackson Bass
Roberto Pinheiro Percussion
José Renato Vocals
Carlos "Beluba" Dasilvapinto Percussion
Elizeu Felix Percussion
Harvie S. Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Al di Meola Producer
Steven Schenfeld Producer
Cynthia Cochrane Art Direction
Stephen Jones Composer
John Mattos Artwork, Illustrations
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