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Friday Night In San Francisco is a 1981 live album by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia. It was described by jazz author and critic
Walter Kolosky as "a musical event that could be
compared to the Benny Goodman Band's performance at Carnegie Hall in
1938...[it] may be considered the most influential of all live acoustic guitar
albums. All the tracks except Guardian Angel were recorded live at The Warfield
This debut recording on
Columbia Records became a landmark recording that surpassed the two million
mark in sales. The three virtuosos in the Trio toured together from 1980
Paco de Lucia was a Spanish flamenco guitarist, composer and producer. A leading proponent of the New Flamenco style, he helped legitimize flamenco among the establishment in
Meola is an acclaimed jazz fusion and Latin jazz
guitarist, composer, and record producer. With a musical career that has
spanned more than three decades, he has become
respected as one of the most influential guitarists in jazz to date. Albums
such as Friday Night In
John McLaughlin is an English guitarist, bandleader and composer. His music includes many genres of jazz and rock, which he coupled with an interest in Indian classical music to become one of the pioneering figures in fusion. In 2010, guitarist Jeff Beck called him "the best guitarist alive." In 2003, McLaughlin was ranked 49th in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." After contributing to several key British groups of the early sixties and making his first solo record, he moved to the US where he played with Tony Williams' group Lifetime and then with Miles Davis on his landmark electric-jazz fusion albums: In A Silent Way, Bitches Brew, A Tribute To Jack Johnson and On The Corner.
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