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by Walter Kolosky
Recorded in 1991, Que Alegria features the reinvented John McLaughlin Trio with a new bassist, Dominique DiPiazza. And what a bassist he is! His playing sounds facile and energetic, yet subtle and melodic. DiPiazza's two-minute solo Marie" is beautifully inspiring and represents one of the highlights of this album. McLaughlin revisits his classic Belo Horizonte" and conjures up some more evocative memories with a new acoustic rendition of Reincarnation". Que Alegria offers some of the strongest music McLaughlin ...read more