The Guitar Trio (McLaughlin, Di Meola & De Lucia) changed the thinking about acoustic guitar. Since this album's release, thousands of guitarists have tried to match its virtuosity. Even today, it is the standard by which all other jazz or world music guitar recordings are measured. Moreover, these musicians proved they could play unplugged and still appeal to young fusion fans.
1981 Friday Night in San Francisco
1996 The Guitar Trio