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Pat Metheny

Born: Aug 12, 1954 in Lee's Summit, MO
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Genre: Folk, Jazz
Biography: One of the most original guitarists from the '80s onward (he is instantly recognizable), Pat Metheny is a chance-taking player who has gained great popularity but also taken some wild left turns. His records with the Pat Metheny Group are difficult to describe (folk-jazz? mood music?) but manage to be ...Read full biography
Pat Metheny Group
Released: 1978
Label: ECM
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The first recording by the Pat Metheny Group features the innovative guitarist along with keyboardist Lyle Mays, bassist Mark Egan, and drummer Dan Gottlieb. The music is quite distinctive, floating rather ...Read full review
Bright Size Life
Released: 1976
Label: ECM
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Pat Metheny's debut studio album is a good one, a trio date that finds him already laying down the distinctively cottony, slightly withdrawn tone and asymmetrical phrasing that would serve him well through ...Read full review
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