Al Di Meola and Billy Joel's Chuck Burgi (Nov. 2019)


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ROCK TALK WITH MITCH LAFON presents interviews with guitarist Al Di Meola and Billy Joel drummer Chuck Burgi. Plus, in the show's intro, I talk about Bon Jovi's upcoming new album. (Both interviews recorded in November 2019)

The episode's first guest, Al Di Meola, discusses his upcoming 2020 The Beatles Tribute album (his second such album), his struggles with tinnitus, Return To Forever, Chick Corea, MP3s, Jaco Pastorius, the Montreal Jazz Festival and much more.

In our second interview - recorded backstage at the famed MADISON SQUARE GARDEN in New York - it's Billy Joel drummer Chuck Burgi. He discusses working with guitarist Al Di Meola, Billy Joel's MSG residency, Trixter's Steve Brown and their upcoming Tokyo Motor Fist album. working on Bon Jovi's first album, and more.
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