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  1. 13 Things To Do This Week Around Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... compete against each other to prove who is the "Best of the Best." Check it out July 24 at The Orleans . 10. Al Di Meola is an international virtuoso who has over 20 albums and has collaborated on a dozen others. Influences include Elvis Presley, ...

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  2. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Al Di MeolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Al Di Meola's birthday today! Al Di Meola holds the most prestigious guitar awards from the highest rated guitar poll in the world, Guitar Player Magazine. He has been known throughout the world for the past two and a half decades as one of the most prominent virtuosos in the contemporary instrumental jazz field... Read more.

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  3. Cellist Tina Guo releases metal album featuring John 5 and Al DiMeolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Examiner.com

    ... a headbanger's ball. Many acclaimed guitarists are featured on the album, including John 5 of Rob Zombie and Al Di Meola, one of the most prominent and influential guitarists in the contemporary jazz field. The album consists of both originals and ...

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  4. Jazz Fest can lift spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Chronicle Herald

    Guitarist Al Di Meola played a stunning two-hour set to a packed house at Theatre Maisonneuve at the Montreal Jazz Festival. On one side of us, a seven-year-old girl turns cartwheels on the grass.

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  5. Tonight in live music: Stu Hamm BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    For more than three decades, bassist Stu Hamm has defied lowend conventions. Amid playing sideman to the likes of Joe Satriani and Steve Vai, he's put out the occasional solo albums since 1988 debut full-length Radio Free Albemuth.

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  6. Michael Chiklis gives Toronto valuable boost on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | GlobalNews

    ... Odessa. Chiklis, who has 115,000 followers on Twitter and more than 14,000 on Instagram , posted a video clip of Al Di Meola performing at the Toronto Jazz Festival. "Just killing it," he noted. The actor also tweeted that he was walking around ...

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  7. Read "TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2015" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | All About Jazz

    ... Square which presented some of the more visible acts under the festival umbrella. This year's roster included . Al Di Meola brought his electric sound for the first time in years with his "Elegant Gypsy" tour. Snarky Puppy appeared on the last ...

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  8. Montreal Jazz Festival Draws 2 Million Visitors, Honors James Cotton, Al Di Meola and Erykah BaduRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... group A Filletta with Italian trumpeter Paulo Fresu , classic rock veteran Steve Miller , guitar heroes like Al Di Meola and Stanley Jordan , singer Beth Hart, and a massive free gathering for Le Grand Concert D'Ouverture with Zach Condon and his ...

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  9. Montreal Jazz Festival Draws 2 Million Visitors, Honors...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Billboard

    ... group A Filletta with Italian trumpeter Paulo Fresu, classic rock veteran Steve Miller , guitar heroes like Al Di Meola and Stanley Jordan, singer Beth Hart, and a massive free gathering for Le Grand Concert D'Ouverture with Zach Condon and his ...

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  10. Bassist Stu Hamm kicks off tour in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... be joined on stage by his band, featuring Alex Skolnick (guitarist from Testament) and Joel Taylor (drummer for Al Di Meola and Allan Holdsworth). Tickets start at $24.95. Call 587-6793 or visit LargoArts.com . Hamm - best known as a sideman to Joe ...

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  11. Guitar virtuoso Al Di Meola talks Les Paul's friendship, solace of 'Elysium'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Guitar virtuoso and Jersey native Al Di Meola will play two shows in New York this weekend, revisiting his most famous solo work "Elegant Gypsy" and his new record "Elysium." BERGENFIELD - When Les Paul, godfather of the modern guitar, passed away in 2009, only two non-family members were invited to attend his private wake -- his godchild Steve Miller and jazz fusion virtuoso Al Di Meola, who likened the iconic musician and innovator to "a second dad."

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  12. Doors guitarist Robby Krieger, coming to Bethlehem, still rocks the old tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... Klimas is known for his work with the bands War and Chicago, and Taylor has played with jazz fusion greats like Al Di Meola and Allan Holdsworth. Some tracks are being recorded at Krieger's new studio Horse Latitudes. The studio's name is inspired ...

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  13. Montreal: International Jazz Festival with Free Concerts June...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... intimate venues and grand concert halls alike. Just a few of this year's indoor program luminaries include: Al Di Meola, Jamie Cullum, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Steven Wilson, Sophie Hunger, The Bad Plus, Theo Croker, John Medeski, Steve The ...

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  14. Guitarist Al Di Meola Plugs In Again To Revisit'70s SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | CTNow.com

    Over the past two decades, guitar hero Al Di Meola has spent much of his time working out musical ideas on European audiences, using acoustic guitars exclusively while surrounding himself with some of the best jazz and world-music talent on the continent. Recently, however, Di Meola found a good reason to plug in his '71 Les Paul and crank up the amps: on his current tour, he's revisiting "Electric Gypsy" and "Casino," two prog-fusion gems from his mid-'70s catalog, along with some of his work with fusion pioneers Return to Forever.

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  15. Songs We Love: Yes, 'Heart Of The Sunrise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | National Public Radio

    It's easy to look back on early-'70s jazz-rock hybrids with a snicker. For those of us who were there, that snicker might accompany a note of regret; some of us thought that stuff was amazing .

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  16. Concert Review: Al Di Meola with Elegant Gypsy at Jazz AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Northwest Music Scene

    Al Di Meola is one of those musicians that have built a career that is expressive and expansive. With his performance at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley in Downtown Seattle, Di Meola brought in his stellar band Elegant Gypsy and thoroughly blew everyone's mind with their outstanding musicianship.

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  17. Steve Vai and Al Di Meola Shred "Race with Devil" Behind the Scenes | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Guitar Player

    Al Di Meola is currently on the road with his Elegant Gypsy and More Electric U.S. Tour. On April 26, the virtuoso guitarist made a stop at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills.

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  18. Shorter, Di Meola to headline festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Recordpub.com

    The world's largest jazz festival returns to Montreal this summer with Wayne Shorter, Al Di Meola, Jamie Cullum and Dee Dee Bridgewater among the headliners.

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  19. Shorter, Di Meola, Cullum to headline Montreal Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    This July 23, 2013 file photo shows jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter performing at the 5 Continents Jazz Festival, in Marseille , southern France. Shorter will perform at the world's largest jazz festival in Montreal this summer, joining Al Di Meola, Jamie Cullum and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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  20. Wayne Shorter, Erykah Badu and Huey Lewis to headline jazzfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | CJAD

    The 36th edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival will feature lots of familiar names from inside and outside the world of jazz. On Tuesday, the indoor program for the festival was released, and it features the likes of saxophonist Wayne Shorter, fusion guitarist Al Di Meola, and singers Jamie Cullum and Dee Dee Bridgewater - and also features classic rock heavyweights like the Steve Miller Band and Huey Lewis & the News, and more recent pop acts like Erykah Badu and Mika.

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