Pat Metheny

John Zorn & Pat Metheny - Tap: Book Of Angels, Vol. 20 (2013) {Tzadik TZ 8307}

John Zorn & Pat Metheny - Tap: Book Of Angels, Vol. 20 (2013) {Tzadik TZ 8307}
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© 2013 Tzadik | TZ 8307 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Fusion / World Fusion / Klezmer Jazz

Ever curious, courageous and endlessly creative, virtuoso guitarist and musical mastermind Pat Metheny takes on John Zorn’s Masada songbook to create some of the most soulful and adventurous sounds yet heard in the Book of Angels series. Turn up the volume and revel in the breadth of imagination in these remarkable arrangements featuring Pat on a huge arsenal of instruments, and the powerful Antonio Sanchez on drums. Pat Metheny continues to surprise and experiment with new musical frontiers well into the 21st century. Released in coordination with Nonesuch, this is a match made in Heaven—essential!

Pat Metheny Group - Imaginary Day Live (1998) [DVD9] Repost  Music

Posted by juanchito at Feb. 10, 2017
Pat Metheny Group - Imaginary Day Live (1998) [DVD9] Repost

Pat Metheny Group - Imaginary Day Live (1998)
DVD9 | PAL 4:3 (720x576) VBR | Audio: AC3 5.1 (448Kbps), DTS 5.0 (768Kbps), LPCM 2.0 (1536Kbps)
Jazz | Length: 01:32:18 | 4.14 GB
Kronos Quartet, Pat Metheny - Steve Reich: Different Trains, Electric Counterpoint (1989)

Kronos Quartet, Pat Metheny - Steve Reich: Different Trains, Electric Counterpoint (1989)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:41:45 | 222 MB
Genre: Modern Classical | Label: Elektra Nonesuch | Catalog: 7559791762

This late-'80s work finds the minimalist composer mixing acoustic and taped material to great effect. The disc's centerpiece is "Different Trains," a work that frames Reich's impressions of his boyhood train trips between his mother in Los Angeles and his father in New York; Reich also intersperses references to the much more harrowing train rides Jews were forced to take to Nazi concentration camps. Using the fine playing of the Kronos Quartet as a base, Reich layers the work with the taped train musings of his governess, a retired Pullman porter, and various Holocaust survivors – vintage train sounds from the '30s and '40s add to the riveting arrangement. And for some nice contrast, Reich recruits guitarist Pat Metheny to create a similarly momentous piece in "Electric Counterpoint" (Metheny plays live over a multi-tracked tape of ten guitars and two electric basses). Two fine works by Reich in his prime.
Jaco Pastorius / Pat Metheny / Paul Bley / Bruce Ditmas - Jaco (1974) [Re-Up]

Jaco Pastorius / Pat Metheny / Paul Bley / Bruce Ditmas - Jaco (1974)
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Genre: Fusion

Although one often thinks of Jaco Pastorius' first solo album as being 1976's Jaco on Epic, producer/keyboardist Paul Bley actually gave Pastorius his first chance to lead a recording two years earlier. Coincidentally titled Jaco, this spontaneous set (which has been reissued on CD) is also significant for being among guitarist Pat Metheny's first recordings; completing the quartet are Bley on electric piano and drummer Bruce Ditmas. The music consists of three songs by Bley, five from Carla Bley, and "Blood" by Annette Peacock. Pastorius sounds quite powerful, but Metheny's tone is kind of bizarre, very distorted and not at all distinctive at this point.

Pat Metheny - Works II (1988) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 28, 2016
Pat Metheny - Works II (1988) [Re-Up]

Pat Metheny - Works II (1988)
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Genre: Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Fusion | Label: ECM | # 837 272-2 | Time: 00:43:35

This is a soul-stirring release performed by Pat Metheny and a plethora of friends, all great jazz musicians in their own right. Works II is a compilation of his finest work, spread out from the years 1976 to 1984. This guitarist/composer/bandleader became one of the leading names in the jazz genre during the '70s and '80s. This collection of beautifully written numbers reflects his character of good taste and the unique flavor of his graceful, even-flowing solos. Opening with "Unquity Road," Metheny is joined by the legendary Jaco Pastorius on bass and Bob Moses on drums. The soothing sweeping tones of his guitar blends in charmingly with Moses pulsating percussion and the rousing basslines of Pastorius.
The Pat Metheny Group ‎- In Concert, USA 1992 (1993) [Unofficial]

The Pat Metheny Group ‎- In Concert, USA 1992 (1993)
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Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Post-Bop | Label: Jazz Door | # JD 1231 | Time: 01:07:51

This live American concert in 1992 emerged on cd at about the same time as the Geffen release "The road to you" which was culled from PMG's european concerts in the early 90's. While this current selection may not quite equal that release in the quality of the sound, it is a much better live performance overall. There are a couple of small blips in the performance but this is live and taken from one concert. Raw Metheny but edge of your seat performance.
Cuong Vu Trio + Pat Metheny - Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny (2016) {Nonesuch ‎7559-79466-8}

Cuong Vu Trio + Pat Metheny - Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny (2016) {Nonesuch ‎7559-79466-8}
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© 2016 Nonesuch ‎Records / Warner / MGP | 7559-79466-8
Jazz / Modern Creative / Avant-Garde Jazz / Beyond Jazz / Trumpet / Guitar

Despite the somewhat misleading title, Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, trumpeter Cuong Vu has a lengthy history with the legendary jazz guitarist that goes back to Metheny's Grammy-winning 2002 album, Speaking of Now. Since then, Vu has played with Metheny enough that he is a regular part of the conversation when discussing the guitarist's more adventurous contemporary works. Despite his pedigree, having graduated from the New England Conservatory and worked with such luminaries as David Bowie, Myra Melford, Laurie Anderson, and others, Vu is a maverick. A highly gifted, forward-thinking musician, Vu often eschews the more clarion, declarative aspects of his chosen instrument in favor of macabre growls, dampened tones, and improvisatory lines that skitter forth with the mad convulsions of a housefly.
Cuong Vu & Pat Metheny - Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny (2016)

Cuong Vu & Pat Metheny - Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 53:20 min | 123 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Nonesuch

Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, due May 6, 2016, on Nonesuch Records, joins guitarist, composer, and bandleader Pat Metheny with a trio led by longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter Cuong Vu. The album comprises five tunes written by Vu plus one by Metheny and one by Andrew D'Angelo.

Pat Metheny Group - Offramp (1982) [Repost, New Rip]  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 3, 2016
Pat Metheny Group - Offramp (1982) [Repost, New Rip]

Pat Metheny Group - Offramp (1982)
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Genre: Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Fusion | Label: ECM | # ECM 1216, 817 138-2 | Time: 00:42:25

If 1980's As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls was defined by Pat Metheny's charisma, its less accessible but certainly rewarding successor, Offramp, finds him leaning more toward the abstract. But as cerebral as Metheny gets on such atmospheric pieces as "Are You Going with Me?" and "Au Lait," his playing remains decidedly lyrical and melodic. Clearly influenced by Jim Hall, the thoughtful Metheny makes excellent use of space, choosing his notes wisely and reminding listeners that, while he has heavy-duty chops, he's not one to beat everybody over the head with them. Even when he picks up the tempo for the difficult and angular title song, he shuns empty musical acrobatics. Throughout the CD, Metheny enjoys a powerful rapport with keyboardist Lyle Mays, who also avoids exploiting his technique and opts for meaningful storytelling.

Pat Metheny - Pat Metheny Group (1978) {ECM 1114}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Dec. 13, 2015
Pat Metheny - Pat Metheny Group (1978) {ECM 1114}

Pat Metheny - Pat Metheny Group (1978) {ECM 1114}
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Genre: Jazz, Fusion

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 than swinging, electric but not rockish, and full of folkish melodies. The best known of these six Metheny-Mays originals are "Phase Dance" and "Jaco." This music grows in interest with each listen.