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One Track Mind: Al Di Meola, "Strawberry Fields" (2011)

by Nick DeRiso Jazz guitarist Al Di Meola, the former teen prodigy in Return to Forever, accomplishes an uncommon thing here, making something out of a cover attempt at the Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever.”

Return To Forever – Returns (2009)

Return To Forever – Returns (2009)

NICK DERISO: Pianist Chick Corea’s then-shocking turn into jazz populism with Return to Forever in the 1970s was as commercially successful as it was different from intelligent, straight-ahead efforts like his superlative “The Song of Singing.” And over, just like that. By 1977, save for a brief series of concerts in 1983, the band had splintered into solo careers. CouldRead More