We all wish Happy Birthday to Pat Metheny. ‘Melting Pat’

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group

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Digest Tracklist :

Festival de la Guitarra 2018 . 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) . Phase Dance (1977) .

TOP 10

Pat Metheny Top 10 :

Don’t Know Why . One Quiet Night . The sound of silence . Song for the Boys . Last Train Home . New Year . Bright Size Life . Above the Treetops . Come And See . Facing West .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Recorded on October 19, 2005, Day Trip is a studio album by Pat Metheny with Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez. >>

Michael Brecker’s Nearness of You: The Ballad Book is his seventh studio album recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny , Charlie Haden and Jack DeJohnette and released on June 19, 2001. >>

Pat Metheny’s Unity Band is a studio album recorded with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sánchez and released on June 12, 2012,. >>

Released on February 8, 2000, Trio 99 > 00 is an album by Pat Metheny with Larry Grenadier and Bill Stewart. >>

Released on January 26, 2010, Orchestrion is a studio album by Pat Metheny, using various orchestrionic instruments. >>

Released on January 25, 2005, The Way Up is the thirteenth album (featuring one 68 minute-long piece influenced by Steve Reich) by the Pat Metheny Group. >>

Released on November 21, 2000, Trio -> Live is a live album by Pat Metheny with Bill Stewart and Larry Grenadier. >>

Released in September 1979, Shadows and Light is a double live album by Joni Mitchell with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others. >>

Recorded on November 21, 2001 and January 2003, One Quiet Night is a solo album by Pat Metheny. >>

Kin by Pat Metheny & Unity Group is a studio album recorded during June 2013. >>

Recorded in February 2011, Whats It All About is a solo album by Pat Metheny. >>

Recorded in December 2005, Metheny/Mehldau Quartet is a collaboration album between Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier. >>

Recorded on December 12–14, 1985, Song X is a collaborative studio free jazz album by Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman. >>

Released on September 12, 2006, Metheny/Mehldau is an album by Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau, plus on two tracks Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier. >>

Recorded on December 21, 1989, Question and Answer is an album by Pat Metheny with Dave Holland and Roy Haynes. >>

Jim Hall & Pat Metheny is an album (11 studio and 6 live recording tracks) released on April 27, 1999. >>

Released on April 5, 1994, I Can See Your House from Here is an album by John Scofield and Pat Metheny. >>

Pat Metheny Group’s Letter from Home is an album released on June 29, 1989. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1992] Pat Metheny and his band perform in New Brunswick, New Jersey where he will probably play songs from his latest album Secret Story released this past July. >> 58 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2009] the Pat Metheny’s Ochestrion Tour stops at the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] Pat Metheny and the Pat Metheny Group perform at Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina >> 14 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] you do not miss Pat Metheny with Lyle Mays on David Sanborn’s TV show Night Music >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] Pat Metheny Group performs at at Mountain Winery di Saratoga, California >> 22 MINUTES >>

[2003] Pat Metheny gathers a few friends – that is Nils Landgren, Lars Danielsson, Wolfgang Haffner, Esbjörn Svensson and Michael Brecker – at Jazz Baltica in Salzau, Germany >> 14 MINUTES >>

[1994] John Scofield and Pat Metheny perform together at Jazz Open in Stuttgart, Germany, >> 26 MINUTES >>

[1990] Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland and Pat Metheny will share the stage at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA >> 109 MINUTES >>

[1996] you do not miss Nnenna Freelon backed by Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Christian McBride and T.S. Monk on the ABC program A Celebration of America’s Music >> 3 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Miroslav Vitouš and many more are in Woodstock to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio, founded by Karl Berger and Ornette Coleman. >> 96 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2000] Pat Metheny & Michael Brecker play together at Jazz à Vienne in Vienne, France >> 10 MINUTES >>

[2010] the Gary Burton Quartet – that is Gary Burton (vb), Pat Metheny (g), Steve Swallow (b) and Antonio Sanchez (d) – plays at Seoul Jazz Festival in South Korea >> 15 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1995] a reunited Pat Metheny group – that is Pat Metheny (g), Lyle Mays (kb), Steve Rodby (b), Paul Vertico (d), Armando Marcal (perc, voc), David Blamires (voc) and Mark Ledford (voc) – is in Japan. >> 51 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] the Pat Metheny Group is at Onkel Pös in Hamburg, Germany >> 45 MINUTES >>

[1985] Pat Metheny, Carlos Santana, Teddy Pendergrass, Ashford & Simpson, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger , etc.more than 60 artists gather at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. This is the American leg of the Live Aid concert coming after its London equivalent. >> 35 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group

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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