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Pat Metheny

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Patrick Bruce "Pat" Metheny (/məˈθiːni/ mə-THEE-nee; born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer. He is the leader of the Pat Metheny Group and is also involved in duets, solo works and other side projects. His style incorporates elements of progressive and contemporary jazz, post-bop, Latin jazz and jazz fusion. Metheny has three gold albums and 20 Grammy Awards. He is the brother of jazz flugelhornist and journalist Mike Metheny. Biography: Metheny was born and raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri, a suburb southeast of Kansas City. At age 15, he won a Down Beat scholarship to a one-week jazz camp and was taken under the wing of guitarist Attila Zoller. Zoller also invited the young Metheny to New York City to see the likes of Jim Hall and Ron Carter. Following his graduation from Lee's Summit High School, Metheny briefly attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 1972, where he was quickly offered a teaching position. He then moved to...

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SongThen And Now
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AlbumBeyond The Missouri Sky
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Year1997
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AlbumUpojenie
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SongAhmid-6
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On Jan 9, 2011. 10:50pm
Simon Vanderzeil said

A gorgeous song and beautifully played.

On Nov 2, 2014. 8:30pm
Ivan Dujmovic said

In my opinion, Bright Size Life is the BEST Pat Metheny album ever. Also, in my opinion it is the BEST jazz guitar trio album ever. I bought it when it was released and every time I listen to it I realize again how brilliant it is.

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