Brilliantly conceived and performed, this album is one of the best highlights of Al DiMeola's 40-plus year career as a virtuoso jazz-fusion guitarist. The recording is so listenable yet sophisticated that it should satisfy anyone seeking guitar fireworks and passionate, emotional work
Rarely does a jazz album appear with such a confrontational title as "Kiss My Axe", which Al Di Meola released in 1992 with a wink in the direction of the music industry. Brilliant as rarely before, the guitar maestro shows his compositional skills and plays with ease through a variety of influences from world music to Latin to Middle Eastern harmonies and African-influenced grooves.
ReviewsP.M. Zettler in Audio 1/92: "The jazz CD of the month. Al di Meola paints beautiful pictures with memorable melodies and various acoustic gimmicks."