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“FREVO” Intro PDF
This is a repeated alternate picking pattern starting on a down stroke.
It consists of rhythmic sextuplets. These can be counted as triplets or as Konokol Ta ki ta Ta ki ta.
It is essential to accent the first note of each 6 note grouping in order to get “Rhythmical” picking patterns.
After crossing the first two strings the pattern is repetitive
Below, is the whole intro starting on a “Down” stroke for strict alternate picking
Friday Night in San Francisco is a 1981 live album by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía. 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”.
|1.||“Mediterranean Sundance/Río Ancho” (Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucía)||Paco de Lucía (left channel) and Al Di Meola (right channel)||11:25|
|2.||“Short Tales of the Black Forest” (Chick Corea)||John McLaughlin (left channel) and Al Di Meola (right channel)||8:39|
|3.||“Frevo Rasgado” (Egberto Gismonti)||John McLaughlin (left channel) and Paco de Lucía (right channel)||7:54|
|4.||“Fantasia Suite” (Al Di Meola)||Paco de Lucía (left channel), John McLaughlin (middle channel) and Al Di Meola (right channel)||8:41|
|5.||“Guardian Angel” (John McLaughlin)||Paco de Lucía (left channel), John McLaughlin (middle channel) and Al Di Meola (right channel)||4:00|
- Al Di Meola – acoustic steel-string guitar
- John McLaughlin – acoustic nylon-string guitar (played w/ flatpick)
- Paco de Lucía – spanish guitar
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