Pat Metheny

Elected to the Hall of Fame
2013 Readers Poll

Pat Metheny's news entries:

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    Fifty years ago, Manfred Eicher co-founded Edition of Contemporary Music, better known as ECM, and has issued more than 1,600 titles spanning jazz and classical sounds.

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    Danilo Pérez helms a big band on Aug. 30 during the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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    Terence Blanchard performs with his E-Collective ensemble during the Umbria Jazz Festival, which ran July 11–21 in Perugia, Italy.

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    James Francies arranged a version of Rufus’ “Ain’t Nobody” for his debut album, which was met with approval from the song’s original singer, Chaka Khan.

    A New Golden Age of Pianists

    Jazz pianism today stands at an apex.

    There have been other moments in the music’s history when innovation rushed…

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    Bassist and bandleader Linda May Han Oh calls Aventurine her most ambitious compositional work to date.

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    Dave Samuels (1948–2019)

    Remembering Dave Samuels

    Dave Samuels, a master mallet player whose primary instruments were vibraphone and marimba, died on April 22 in New…

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    Gary Burton says his artistic pursuits were based on intuition.

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    Melissa Aldana performs with Artemis on Sunday, Aug. 4 on the Fort Stage at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.

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    Pat Metheny (left), Joanne Brackeen, Todd Barkan, bassist Christian McBride, singer Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and guitarist Nir Felder at the 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 16 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

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    Marco Pereira (left) performs with Miriam Aida at Sweden’s Uppsala International Guitar Festival, held Oct. 11–15.

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    Pat Metheny (left), Gard Nilssen and Arild Andersen perform at the Molde Festival in Norway.

    Metheny Goes Nordic at Moldejazz

    Up at the lovely and artistically rewarding Molde Jazz Festival in Norway (boasting status as one of Europe’s oldest…

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    Alexander von Schlippenbach (left), Rudi Mahall, Uli Jennessen and Axel Dörner perform at the Molde Jazz Festival in Norway. (Obscured: bassist Jan Roder)

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    The 2018 class of NEA Jazz Masters includes Dianne Reeves, Todd Barkan, Joanne Brackeen and Pat Metheny.

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    Percussionist Christopher Deviney arranged three pieces from the 1997 album Pat Metheny album Imaginary Day for the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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    Pat Metheny was celebrated by likeminded guitarists at the Alternative Guitar Summit in New York City on March 10.

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    Pat Metheny will appear at the Kennedy Center as part of the DC JazzFest on June 12.

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    Matthew Greif (left), Scott Tennant, William Kanengiser and John Dearman are the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

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    Pat Metheny (center) with members of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet prior to the group’s performance of Road To The Sun in Denver on Oct. 20

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    Pat Metheny (center) directs the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet in advance of their performance at the University of Denver on Oct. 20.

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    Pat Metheny plays his Pikasso guitar during a performance at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California, on Sept. 14.

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    Gwilym Simcock (left), Pat Metheny, Linda Oh and Antonio Sanchez perform at the SFJAZZ Center on Sept. 8.

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    Joss Stone performs at the Molde Jazz Festival in Molde, Norway, on July 23.

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    Guitarist Pat Metheny (left) and bassist Ron Carter perform as a duo at Umbria Jazz in Perugia, Italy, on July 13.

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    The Pat Metheny Unity Group will release The Unity Sessions, one of two new albums from the guitarist on Nonesuch Records, on May 6



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