An Evening of Acoustical Wizardry with
The Super Guitar Trio in Boston
Al DiMeola
Paco De Lucia
John McLaughlin
The Opera House
Boston, Mass. U.S.A.
April 12, 1981
performance quality: A
recording quality: B+ (third row center!!!)
source: master audience tape (1st 2 tracks are 1st gen.)
runtime: 138:42 (for 2 CD's)
1st set: 75:16
1: two solos (Al DiMeola) 14:38
2: Fandangos de Huelva (Paco De Lucia) 5:54
3: solo ( John McLaughlin) 14:43
4: Mediterrean sundance (McLaughlin and De Lucia) 10:30
5: short tales of the black forest (McLaughlin & DiMeola) 17:19
6: Frevo Resgado (McLaughlin & De Lucia) 12:06
2nd set: 63:30
7: Tres Hermano 9:16
8: Manha de carnaval 10:11
9: Spain 12:40
10: Fantasia suite for 3 guitars 10:53
11: splendito sundance 9:01
12: encore break 3:12
13: guardian angel 8:12
lineage: 1st 2 tracks):
Sony tieclip mike > Sony TC-56 mono auto levelling cassette deck >
Maxell XLI master cassette > my copy (Maxell XLI) >
played on Nak. 125 into soundforge (wav) >
flac > torrentially yours.
all other tracks:
AKG D190E mikes >
Sony 158 cassette deck >
Maxell XLI master cassette > my copy (maxell XLI) >
played on Nak. 125 into soundforge (wav) >
flac > torrentially yours.
first seeded in 2008.
reseeded in 2010 with song times lineage info. and most titles
and a flac > wav > flac (sb's aligned)
reconversion to remove the sbe's.
Do not sell this recording.
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this is part of glasnostrd19's Jazz Masters Series. Bringing you up close
and personal with some of the greatest jazz performers recorded in concert.
I went to this great show with a friend who had a mono Sony recorder
and I had my Sony 158SD stereo deck, so it took me a little longer to
set up, we arrived just seconds before Al DiMeola opened the show and
missed maybe the 1st 2 or 3 notes of his tuneup. Nothing else is missing
and from when McLaughlin makes his entry and begins playing you get the
stereo master tape. Both sources come from 3rd row dead center, the
sound was magnificent for an acoustic concert and included 3 of the
very best at that game to show it off. John and Al have been very well
recieved in all the Boston shows I've seen of them, and always play a
strong concert. Paco was up to the challenge too. No opening act here,
just under 139 minutes of superb acoustic guitar playing by all 3, some
of it in solo and duets. This is the same tour from which came Friday
Night in San Francisco released live disc. That's a goodie. Unless
someone has a soundboard of this somewhere, this is almost surely as
good a recording as anybody got of this show, and any fan of any one
of these three masters will want to hear this one (many times). They
all play very well throughout this whole long show and the audience
makes alot of noise to say thanks for it- fortunately most of them are
behind the recording and most of that noise is reserved for between songs.
I've heard a few shows of this tour, have yet to hear a bad one, this
has to be one of the better shows and recordings anybody will ever hear
of Al,John & Paco trio.