Al Di Meola is a living guitar legend, considered a pioneer of impeccable guitar technique and a sophisticated global musical language that’s captured the hearts of audiences across the world. Al Di Meola is a GRAMMY Award-winner with three gold albums and has sold more than six million albums worldwide. Al Di Meola’s Musical collaborations have spanned over generations with artists such as Paul Simon, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Page, Santana, Steve Winwood, Herbie Hancock, Frank Zappa, Luciano Pavarotti, and many other luminaries. Traversing exquisitely across multiple genres—including flamenco, Latin, fusion, jazz, rock, and world music—Al Di Meola is a vivacious musical tour de force who is always redefining the boundaries of what’s possible on a six-stringed instrument.
Over the past four decades, Al Di Meola has been recognized internationally as a guitar virtuoso of the highest order. Over the arc of his astounding career, Al Di Meola has been the only four-time winner of the Best Jazz Guitarist award in the Guitar Player magazine reader poll. The magazine itself has bestowed him with a total of eleven awards—the most to any guitarist in history. As if that’s not enough, Di Meola has been honored with the prestigious Miles Davis Award.