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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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) .
 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 on RVM >>
 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 >>
 the Pat Metheny’s Ochestrion Tour stops at the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Pat Metheny and the Pat Metheny Group perform at Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina >> 14 MINUTES on RVM >>
 you do not miss Pat Metheny with Lyle Mays on David Sanborn’s TV show Night Music >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>
 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 >>
 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 >>
 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 >>
 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 >>
 John Scofield and Pat Metheny perform together at Jazz Open in Stuttgart, Germany, >> 26 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Pat Metheny & Michael Brecker play together at Jazz à Vienne in Vienne, France >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>
 Pat Metheny Group performs at at Mountain Winery di Saratoga, California >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>
 the Pat Metheny Group is at Onkel Pös in Hamburg, Germany >> 45 MINUTES on RVM >>
 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 on RVM >>
 Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland and Pat Metheny will share the stage at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA >> 109 MINUTES on RVM >>
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.