Genre: Jazz
Label: Impex
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Saturday Night In San Francisco 180g LP

Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia

$39.99
 
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SKU:
IMXLP6045
UPC:
856276002466
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Coming July 1, 2022 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

Audiophile 180g Vinyl LP!
Long-Awaited Follow Up To Friday Night In San Francisco!
From Original 16-Track Analog Live Session Tapes by Al Di Meola, Katsu Naito & Roy Hendrickson!
Mastered From Analog Tapes by Bernie Grundman!
Pressed at RTI!

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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 on LP, SACD-Hybrid and CD 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.

Features

  • Audiophile 180g Vinyl LP
  • 33rpm
  • Never before released
  • Assembled from the original 16-track analog live session tapes by Al Di Meola with engineers Katsu Naito & Roy Hendrickson
  • Mastered from analog tapes by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Pressed at Record Technology Inc.
  • Deluxe new packaging with never-before-seen photos
  • Exclusive essay by Charles L. Granata feat. new interviews with Al Di Meola & original recording engineer Tim Pinch

Musicians

Al Di Meola guitar
John McLaughlin guitar
Paco De Lucia guitar

Selections

Side A:

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

Side B:

  1. El Pañuelo
  2. Meeting Of The Spirits

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