Pat Metheny – Melting Pat

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, an American jazz guitarist and composer who is the leader of the Pat Metheny Group and is also involved in duets, solo works and other side projects.

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Wikipedia : This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, an American jazz guitarist and composer who is the leader of the Pat Metheny Group and is also involved in duets, solo works and other side projects.

Pat Metheny : Starting on trumpet at the age of 8, Metheny switched to guitar at age 12. By the age of 15, he was working regularly with the best jazz musicians in Kansas City, receiving valuable on-the-bandstand experience at an unusually young age. Metheny first burst onto the international jazz scene in 1974.

@Facebook : Years before the invention of MIDI technology, Metheny was using the Synclavier as a composing tool. He also been instrumental in the development of several new kinds ofguitars such as the soprano acoustic guitar, the 42-string Pikasso guitar, Ibanez1s PM-100 jazz guitar, and a variety of other custom instruments.

@last.fm : Throughout the late 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, Metheny established himself as one of the leading jazz guitar players in the world. Famous for his tasteful midwestern style and tone, he also has an incredible facility with the guitar. His compositions have earned him acclaim in the jazz world as well.

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Video : Kin – Live At The Five Angels Theater (2014) . And I Love Her (2011) . w/ Esbjorn Svensson Trio – Behind The Yashmack (2003) . w/ Paul Wertico – Follow Me (2001) . As It Is . w/ Kenny Garrett – Like Sonny (1995) . Have You Heard (1989) . Documentary (1984) .

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