Sunday, December 4, 2011

Pat Metheny > The complete list



Pat Metheny - 6-string guitar, electric 12-string guitar
Jaco Pastorius - fretless bass
Bob Moses - drums

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "Bright Size Life"   4:45
2. "Sirabhorn"   5:27
3. "Unity Village"   3:38
4. "Missouri Uncompromised"   4:13
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "Midwestern Nights Dream"   6:00
2. "Uniquity Road"   3:36
3. "Omaha Celebration"   4:17
4. "Round Trip/Broadway Blues" (Ornette Coleman) 4:58


Pat Metheny - guitar, 12-string guitar, 15-string harpguitar
Lyle Mays - piano
Eberhard Weber - bass
Danny Gottlieb - drums

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "Watercolors"   6:28
2. "Icefire"   6:07
3. "Oasis"   4:02
4. "Lakes"   4:43
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "River Quay"   4:56
2. "Suite: I. Florida Greeting Song"   2:30
3. "Suite: II. Legend of the Fountain"   2:28
4. "Sea Song"   10:18


Pat Metheny - 6- and 12- String Guitars
Lyle Mays - Piano, Oberheim Synthesizer, Autoharp
Mark Egan - Bass
Danny Gottlieb - Drums

Side I
No. Title Music Length
1. "San Lorenzo"   Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays 10:14
2. "Phase Dance"   Metheny, Mays 8:18
Side II
No. Title Music Length
1. "Jaco"   Metheny 5:34
2. "Aprilwind"   Metheny 2:09
3. "April Joy"   Metheny 8:14
4. "Lone Jack"   Metheny, Mays 6:41


Pat Metheny - electric 6 and 12 string guitars, acoustic guitar, 15 string harp guitar, electric bass

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "New Chautauqua"   5:17
2. "Country Poem"   2:31
3. "Long-Ago Child/Fallen Star"   10:17
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "Hermitage"   5:37
2. "Sueño con Mexico"   5:36
3. "Daybreak"   8:40


Pat Metheny - 6 & 12-String Guitar
Lyle Mays - Piano, Oberheim, Autoharp, Organ
Mark Egan - Bass
Dan Gottlieb - Drums

Side 1
No. Title Length
1. "(Cross the) Heartland"   6:55
2. "Airstream"   6:20
3. "The Search"   4:54
Side 2
No. Title Length
1. "American Garage"   4:13
2. "The Epic"   12:59


Pat Metheny - Guitar
Charlie Haden - Bass
Jack DeJohnette - Drums
Dewey Redman - Tenor Saxophone (on tracks II-1,2, III-1,2)
Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone (on tracks I-1,2, II-2, III-1,2, IV-1)

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "Two Folk Songs: 1st"   13:17
2. "Two Folk Songs: 2nd" (Charlie Haden) 7:31
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "80/81"   7:28
2. "The Bat"   5:58
3. "Turnaround" (Ornette Coleman) 7:05
Side III
No. Title Length
1. "Open" (Metheny, Jack DeJohnette, Dewey Redman, Haden, Michael Brecker, Final Theme by Metheny) 14:25
2. "Pretty Scattered"   6:56
Side IV
No. Title Length
1. "Every Day (I Thank You)"   13:16
2. "Goin' Ahead"   3:56


Lyle Mays - piano, synthesizer, organ, autoharp
Pat Metheny - electric and acoustic six and twelve string guitars, bass
Nana Vasconcelos - barimbau, percussion, drums, vocals

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls"   20:44
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "Ozark"   4:03
2. "September Fifteenth" (dedicated to Bill Evans) 7:45
3. "It's for You"   8:20
4. "Estupenda Graça"  


Pat Metheny - guitar synthesizer, guitar, synclavier guitar
Lyle Mays - piano, synthesizer, autoharp, organ, synclavier
Steve Rodby - acoustic and electric bass
Dan Gottlieb - drums
Nana Vasconcelos - percussion, voice, berimbau

Side I
No. Title Length
1. "Barcarole" (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays, and Nana Vasconcelos) 3:17
2. "Are You Going With Me?"   8:47
3. "Au Lait"   8:32
Side II
No. Title Length
1. "Eighteen" (Metheny, Mays, and Vasconcelos) 5:08
2. "Offramp"   5:59
3. "James"   6:47
4. "The Bat Part II"   3:50


Pat Metheny - Guitar, Guitar synthesizer
Lyle Mays - Piano, synthesizers, Organ, Autoharp, Synclavier
Steve Rodby - Acoustic and Electric Bass, Bass synthesizer
Dan Gottlieb - Drums
Nana Vasconcelos - Percussion, Voice, Berimbau

Side I
No. Title Music Length
1. "Are You Going With Me?"   Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays 9:19
2. "The Fields, the Sky"   Metheny 7:46
3. "Goodbye"   Metheny 8:16
Side II
No. Title Music Length
1. "Phase Dance"   Metheny, Mays 8:03
2. "Straight on Red"   Metheny, Mays 7:26
3. "Farmer's Trust"   Metheny 6:25
Side III
No. Title Music Length
1. "Extradition"   Metheny 5:45
2. "Goin' Ahead ~ As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls"   Metheny, Mays 16:22
Side IV
No. Title Music Length
1. "Travels"   Metheny, Mays 5:03
2. "Song for Bilbao"   Metheny 8:28
3. "San Lorenzo"   Metheny, Mays 13:35


Pat Metheny - guitars
Charlie Haden - bass
Billy Higgins - drums

Side A
No. Title Music Length
1. "Lonely Woman"   Horace Silver 6:45
2. "Tears Inside"   Ornette Coleman 3:47
3. "Humpty Dumpty"   Coleman 5:36
4. "Blues for Pat"   Charlie Haden 6:00
5. "Rejoicing"   Coleman 3:14
Side B
No. Title Music Length
1. "Story from a Stranger"   Metheny 5:48
2. "The Calling"   Metheny 9:52
3. "Waiting for an Answer"   Metheny, Haden 2:16


Pat Metheny - Guitar, Synclavier Guitar, Sitar, Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Acoustic 12-String Guitar
Lyle Mays - Piano, Synthesizers, Oberheim, Agogo Bells, Organ, Trumpet
Steve Rodby - Bass Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Bass Drum
Pedro Aznar - Glockenspiel, Voice, Bells, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Whistle, Guitar Acoustic 12-String Guitar
Paul Wertico - Drums, Field Drum, Cymbal

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Forward March"   Pat Metheny 2:47
2. "Yolanda, You Learn"   Lyle Mays, Metheny 4:43
3. "The First Circle"   Metheny, Mays 9:10
4. "If I Could"   Metheny 6:54
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tell It All"   Metheny, Mays 7:55
2. "End of the Game"   Metheny, Mays 7:57
3. "Mas Alla" (Beyond) Metheny, Pedro Aznar 5:37
4. "Praise"   Metheny, Mays 4:19


Pat Metheny - guitar synthesizer, acoustic & electric guitars
Lyle Mays - synthesizers, piano
Steve Rodby - acoustic bass & electric basses
Paul Wertico - drums, percussion
Pedro Aznar - voice on "Daulton Lee" and "The Falcon"

"Psalm 121/Flight of the Falcon" – 4:09
"Daulton Lee" – 5:59
"Chris" – 3:21
"The Falcon" – 5:02
"This Is Not America" – 3:55
"Extent of the Lie" – 4:18
"The Level of Deception" – 5:49
"Capture" - 4:03
"Epilogue (Psalm 121)" - 2:16


Pat Metheny - Guitar, Roland Guitar Synthesizer, Synclavier Guitar
Ornette Coleman - Alto Saxophone, Violin (on Track 2)
Charlie Haden - Bass
Jack DeJohnette - Drums
Denardo Coleman - Electronic Drums, Percussion

No. Title Length
1. "Song X"   5:38
2. "Mob Job"   4:13
3. "Endangered Species" (Coleman, Pat Metheny) 13:19
4. "Video Games"   5:21
5. "Kathelin Gray" (Coleman, Metheny) 4:15
6. "Trigonometry" (Coleman, Metheny) 5:09
7. "Song X Duo" (Coleman, Metheny) 3:08
8. "Long Time No See"   7:36
Song X: Twentieth Anniversary (2005)
No. Title Length
1. "Police People"   4:57
2. "All of Us"   0:15
3. "The Good Life"   3:25
4. "Word from Bird"   3:48
5. "Compute"   2:03
6. "The Veil"   3:42
7. "Song X"   5:38
8. "Mob Job"   4:13
9. "Endangered Species"   13:19
10. "Video Games"   5:21
11. "Kathelin Gray"   4:15
12. "Trigonometry"   5:09
13. "Song X Duo"   3:08
14. "Long Time No See"   7:36


Pat Metheny - guitar/synth guitar, acoustic guitars, electric guitars
Lyle Mays - piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - acoustic bass, electric bass
Paul Wertico - drums
Armando Marçal - percussion, background vocals
Mark Ledford - vocals
David Blamires - vocals

No. Title Length
1. "Minuano (Six Eight)" (Metheny, Lyle Mays) 9:27
2. "So May It Secretly Begin"   6:26
3. "Last Train Home"   5:41
4. "(It's Just) Talk"   6:17
5. "Third Wind" (Metheny, Mays) 8:37
6. "Distance" (Mays) 2:45
7. "In Her Family"   3:18


Pat Metheny - Acoustic and Electric Guitars, 12 String Guitar, Soprano Guitars, Tiple, Guitar Synthesizers, Synclavier
Lyle Mays - Piano, Organ, Keyboards, Accordion, Trumpet, Synclavier
Steve Rodby – Acoustic and Electric Basses
Paul Wertico – Drums, Caja, Additional Percussion
Pedro Aznar – Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Marimba, Vibes, Tenor Sax, Charango, Melodica, Panpipe, Additional Percussion
Armando Marçal – Percussion

No. Title Length
1. "Have You Heard"   6:25
2. "Every Summer Night"   7:13
3. "Better Days Ahead"   3:02
4. "Spring Ain't Here"   6:55
5. "45/8" (Metheny, Lyle Mays) 0:56
6. "5-5-7" (Metheny, Mays) 7:54
7. "Beat 70" (Metheny, Mays) 4:53
8. "Dream of the Return" (Spanish lyrics by Pedro Aznar) 5:25
9. "Are We There Yet" (Mays) 7:55
10. "Vidala" (Aznar) 3:04
11. "Slip Away"   2:33

Pat Metheny - Guitar
Dave Holland - Bass
Roy Haynes - Drums 

"Solar" (Davis) – 8:27
"Question and Answer" (Metheny) – 7:07
"H&H" (Metheny) – 6:51
"Never Too Far Away" (Metheny) – 5:52
"Law Years" (Coleman) – 6:51
"Change Of Heart" (Metheny) – 6:14
"All the Things You Are" (Kern, Hammerstein) – 8:26
"Old Folks" (Hill, Robison) – 6:38
"Three Flights Up" (Metheny) – 6:10


Pat Metheny  - Guitar 
Mark Egan - Bass 
Lyle Mays - Keyboards 
Danny Gottlieb - Drums

1 Phase Dancer 9:05
2 Watercolors 7:40
3 San Lorenzo 11:06
4 Wrong Is Right 6:31


Pat Metheny - Guitar 
Steve Rodby - Bass 
Paul Wertico - Drums 
Armando Mercal - Percussion 
Gil Goldststein - Keyboards & accordion 
Jim Beard - Keyboards
David Blamires - Vocal 
Mark Ledford - Vocal 
Torsen De Winkel - Guitar 

"Above the Treetops" (An arrangement of the Cambodian spiritual "The Buong Song") – 2:43
"Facing West" – 6:05
"Cathedral in a Suitcase" – 4:52
"Finding and Believing" – 10:00
"The Longest Summer" – 6:34
"Sunlight" – 3:53
"Rain River" – 7:09
"Always and Forever" (Dedicated to Metheny's parents) – 5:26
"See the World" – 4:48
"As a Flower Blossoms (I Am Running to You)*" – 1:53
"Antonia" – 6:11
"The Truth Will Always Be" – 9:15
"Tell Her You Saw Me" – 5:11
"Not to be Forgotten [Our Final Hour]" – 2:22
Bonus disc of the 2007 reissue:
"Back In Time" - 5:22
"Understanding" - 4:05
"A Change In Circumstance" - 2:13
"Look Ahead" - 1:19
"Et si c'était la fin (As If It Were The End)" - 3:40


Pat Metheny - Guitar, Guitar synthesizer
Lyle Mays - Piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - Acoustic and Electric Bass
Paul Wertico - drums
Armando Marçal - percussion, Timbales, Congas, Voice
Pedro Aznar - Voice, acoustic guitar, percussion, saxophone, steel drums, vibraphone, Marimba, Melodica

"Have You Heard" – 6:48
"First Circle" (Metheny, Lyle Mays) – 9:03
"The Road to You" – 5:45
"Half Life of Absolution" (Metheny, Mays) - 15:19
"Last Train Home" - 5:10
"Better Days Ahead" – 5:12
"Naked Moon" - 5:30
"Beat 70" (Metheny, Mays) - 5:06
"Letter From Home" - 2:33
"Third Wind" (Metheny, Mays) - 9:50
"Solo from 'More Travels'" - 3:40


Pat Metheny - Guitar 

"Part 1" – 18:32
"Part 2" – 5:17
"Part 3" – 4:19
"Part 4" – 5:13
"Part 5" – 5:53


John Scofield - electric & steel-string acoustic guitars
Pat Metheny - electric & nylon-string acoustic guitars, guitar synthesizer
Steve Swallow - acoustic & electric bass
Bill Stewart - drums

"I Can See Your House From Here" (Scofield) – 7:43
"The Red One" (Metheny) – 4:17
"No Matter What" (Scofield) – 7:14
"Everybody's Party" (Scofield) – 6:15
"Message To My Friend" (Metheny) – 6:09
"No Way Jose" (Scofield) – 7:18
"Say The Brother's Name" (Metheny) – 7:18
"S.C.O." (Metheny) – 4:41
"Quiet Rising" (Metheny) – 5:26
"One Way To Be" (Scofield) – 5:45
"You Speak My Language" (Scofield) – 6:57


Pat Metheny - guitars
Lyle Mays - piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass
Paul Wertico - drums
David Blamires - vocals
Mark Ledford - vocals, trumpet
Luis Conte - percussion

"Here to Stay" – 7:39
"And Then I Knew" – 7:53
"The Girls Next Door" – 5:30
"To the End of the World" – 12:15
"We Live Here" – 4:12
"Episode D'Azur" – 8:45
"Something to Remind You" – 7:04
"Red Sky" – 7:36
"Stranger in Town" – 6:11


Pat Metheny - guitars
Lyle Mays - piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass
Paul Wertico - drums
David Blamires - vocals
Mark Ledford - vocals, trumpet
Luis Conte - percussion

"Introduction" (Pat Metheny) – 0:57
"When We Were Free" (Metheny and Lyle Mays) – 5:39
"Montevideo" (Metheny, Mays, Rodby, & Wertico) – 2:55
"Take Me There" (Metheny and Mays) – 3:39
"Seven Days" (Metheny) – 4:05
"Oceania" (Mays) – 3:47
"Dismantling Utopia" (Metheny, Mays, Rodby & Wertico) – 6:53
"Double Blind" (Mays) – 4:15
"Second Thought" (Metheny) – 2:51
"Mojave" (Metheny and Mays) – 3:38
"Badland" (Metheny, Mays, Rodby, & Wertico) – 7:31
"Glacier" (Mays) – 1:26
"Language of Time" (Mays & Metheny) – 7:33
"Sometimes I See" (Metheny) – 6:01
"As I Am" (Metheny) – 5:05


Pat Metheny - Keyboards, piano, guitars, percussion etc

1 Theme From Passaggio Per il Paradiso
2 Marta's Theme
3 Roads of Marche
4 Marta's House Story
5 Wolf Story
6 Marta's Stag Story
7 Learning on the Road
8 Private Eye
9 Marta on the Bus, Marta in the Fields
10 Remembering Home, Meeting the Kids
11 Renato's Theme
12 Finale 


Charlie Haden - bass
Pat Metheny - acoustic guitars and all other instruments

1.     "Waltz for Ruth"   Charlie Haden 4:28
2. "Our Spanish Love Song"   Haden 5:40
3. "Message to a Friend"   Pat Metheny 6:13
4. "Two for the Road"   Henry Mancini, Leslie Bricusse 5:16
5. "First Song" (for Ruth) Haden 6:37
6. "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress"   Jimmy Webb 4:05
7. "The Precious Jewel"   Roy Acuff 3:47
8. "He's Gone Away"   Traditional 4:18
9. "The Moon Song"   Johnny Mandel 6:56
10. "Tears of Rain"   Metheny 5:30
11. "Cinema Paradiso" (Love Theme) Andrea Morricone 3:35
12. "Cinema Paradiso" (Main Theme) Ennio Morricone 4:24
13. "Spiritual"   Josh Haden 8:22


Pat Metheny - Guitars, Guitar synth, Pikasso guitar
Lyle Mays - Piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, cello
Paul Wertico - drums
David Blamires - vocals, Guitar, Trumpet, Violin, Mellophone, Recorder
Mark Ledford - vocals, Flugelhorn, Trumpet
Dave Samuels - percussion
Glen Velez - percussion
Don Alias - percussion
Mino Cinelu - percussion

"Imaginary Day" – 10:11
"Follow Me" – 5:56
"Into the Dream" (Metheny) – 2:27
"A Story Within the Story" – 8:01
"The Heat of The Day" – 9:44
Contains a hidden segue into "Across The Sky".
"Across the Sky" – 5:13
Contains a hidden intro to "The Roots of Coincidence".
"The Roots of Coincidence" – 7:48
"Too Soon Tomorrow" (Metheny) – 5:45
"The Awakening" – 9:28


Dave Brubeck / Heath Brothers / B B King / Pat Metheny

Trk Song
1 Introduction
2 Move to the Groove
3 Lover Man
4 Blue Rondo A La Turk
5 Ol' Bill Basie
6 Thrill Is Gone
7 Guess Who?
8 Paying The Cost To Be The Boss


Gary Burton – vibes
Chick Corea – piano
Pat Metheny – guitar
Roy Haynes – drums
Dave Holland – bass

"Question and Answer" (Metheny) – 6:24
"Elucidation" (Metheny) – 5:21
"Windows" (Corea) – 6:17
"Futures" (Corea) – 10:41
"Like Minds" (Burton) – 5:50
"Country Roads" (Burton) – 6:26
"Tears of Rain" (Metheny) – 6:33
"Soon" (Gershwin) – 6:24
"For a Thousand Years" (Metheny) – 5:23
"Straight Up and Down" (Corea) – 9:02


Jim Hall - Electric Guitar
Pat Metheny - Electric, Acoustic, Fretless Acoustic, and a 42-string Guitar

1."Lookin' Up"  4:34
2."All the Things You Are"  6:58
3."The Birds and the Bees"  5:04
4."Improvisation, No. 1"  1:05
5."Falling Grace" 4:39
6."Ballad Z" 4:33
7."Summertime" 5:35
8."Farmer's Trust"  5:29
9."Cold Spring"  6:29
10."Improvisation, No. 2"  1:11
11."Into the Dream"  3:05
12."Don't Forget"  4:46
13."Improvisation, No. 3"  3:22
14."Waiting to Dance" 4:38
15."Improvisation, No4" 2:37
16."Improvisation, No. 5"  2:08
17."All Across the City" 7:34


Pat Metheny (Piano, Keyboards, Acoustic guitar)
Gil Goldstein (Organ)
Steve Rodby (Acoustic bass)
David Samuels (Percussion)

"A Map of the World" – 5:38
"Family" – 2:09
"North" – 4:19
"Home" – 0:42
"Sisters" – 4:08
"Childhood" – 1:26
"Fall from Grace" – 2:37
"Memory" – 0:55
"Gone" – 6:31
"Flight" – 0:54
"Alone" – 1:22
"Outcasts" – 1:30
"Sunday" – 1:38
"Discovery" – 2:34
"Acceptance" – 1:15
"Realization" – 1:23
"Soliloquy" – 2:52
"Night" – 2:00
"Sunrise" – 0:51
"Resolution" – 3:46
"Pictures" – 0:21
"Patience" – 1:22
"Transition" – 0:52
"Reunion" – 1:17
"Renewal" – 1:53
"Homecoming" – 3:25
"Forgiving" – 4:36
"Holding Us" – 4:09


Pat Metheny: Acoustic guitar
Larry Grenadier: Upright bass
Bill Stewart: Drum kit

No. Title Music Length
1. "(Go) Get It"   Pat Metheny 5:37
2. "Giant Steps"   John Coltrane 7:54
3. "Just Like the Day"   Metheny 4:43
4. "Soul Cowboy"   Pat Metheny 8:29
5. "The Sun in Montreal"   Pat Metheny 4:36
6. "Capricorn"   Wayne Shorter 6:19
7. "We Had a Sister"   Metheny 5:30
8. "What Do You Want?"   Metheny 5:24
9. "A Lot of Livin' to Do"   Lee Adams, Charles Strouse 5:28
10. "Lone Jack"   Metheny, Lyle Mays 5:31
11. "Travels"   Metheny, Mays 5:48


- B.B. King 
- Dave Brubeck 
- Heath Brothers 
- Pat Metheny

1. Instrumental (7:28) 
2. Sassy Samba (8:03) 
3. Arthur Doc (4:52) 
4. Tritonis (7:51) 
5. "Jam" (13:08) 


Pat Metheny - guitars
Lyle Mays - Piano, keyboards
Richard Bona - Acoustic guitar, Fretless bass, vocals, percussion
Steve Rodby - Cello, Acoustic bass
Antonio Sanchez - drums
Dave Samuels - percussion, Marimba
Cuong Vu - Trumpet, vocals

"As It Is" (Metheny/Mays) – 7:40
"Proof" (Metheny/Mays) – 10:13
"Another Life" (Metheny) – 7:08
"The Gathering Sky" (Metheny/Mays) – 9:22
"You" (Metheny) – 8:24
"On Her Way" (Metheny/Mays) – 6:04
"A Place In The World" (Metheny/Mays) – 9:52
"Afternoon" (Metheny) – 4:43
"Wherever You Go" (Metheny/Mays) – 8:04


Pat Metheny – guitars, baritone guitars, bass guitar

"One Quiet Night"
"Song for the Boys"
"Don't Know Why" (Jesse Harris)
"Another Chance"
"Time Goes On"
"My Song" (Keith Jarrett)
"Peace Memory"
"Ferry Cross the Mersey" (Gerry Marsden)
"Over on 4th Street"
"I Will Find the Way"
"North to South, East to West"
"Last Train Home"


Pat Metheny - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, synth guitar
Lyle Mays - piano, keyboards
Steve Rodby - bass, cello
Cuong Vu - trumpet, voice
Gregoire Maret - harmonica, percussion
Antonio Sanchez - drums
With the following musicians making guest appearances:
Richard Bona - percussion, voice
Dave Samuels - percussion

"Opening" – 5:17
"Part One" – 26:27
"Part Two" – 20:29
"Part Three" – 15:54


Pat Metheny – guitars, guitar synths
Brad Mehldau – piano
Larry Grenadier – bass (on tracks 4 & 7)
Jeff Ballard – drums (on tracks 4 & 7)

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Unrequited"   Brad Mehldau 5:00
2. "Ahmid-6"   Pat Metheny 6:35
3. "Summer Day"   Metheny 6:25
4. "Ring of Life"   Metheny 7:35
5. "Legend"   Mehldau 7:02
6. "Find Me in Your Dreams"   Metheny 6:07
7. "Say the Brother's Name"   Metheny 7:14
8. "Bachelors III"   Metheny 7:24
9. "Annie's Bittersweet Cake"   Mehldau 5:32
10. "Make Peace"   Metheny 7:06


Pat Metheny – guitar, 42-string guitar (on Track 2), acoustic guitar (on Track 4), guitar synth (on Tracks 5 & 9)
Brad Mehldau – piano
Larry Grenadier – bass
Jeff Ballard – drums
Track 2, 4, 6, and 11 are Metheny/Mehldau duets

1. "A Night Away"   Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau 7:59
2. "The Sound of Water"   Metheny 3:53
3. "Fear and Trembling"   Mehldau 6:56
4. "Don't Wait"   Metheny 7:08
5. "Towards the Light"   Metheny 8:10
6. "Long Before"   Metheny 6:57
7. "En La Tierra Que No Olvida"   Metheny 7:43
8. "Santa Cruz Slacker"   Mehldau 6:09
9. "Secret Beach"   Mehldau 9:07
10. "Silent Movie"   Metheny 6:03
11. "Marta's Theme (from "Passagio per il Paradiso")"   Metheny 2:31


Pat Metheny - Guitar
Christian McBride - Bass
Antonio Sanchez - Drums

1.     "Son of Thirteen"   5:49
2. "At Last You're Here"   7:59
3. "Let's Move"   5:22
4. "Snova"   5:56
5. "Calvin's Keys"   7:25
6. "Is This America? (Katrina 2005)"   4:34
7. "When We Were Free"   9:00
8. "Dreaming Trees"   7:46
9. "The Red One"   4:47
10. "Day Trip"   9:03


Pat Metheny - Guitar and Orchestrionics

No. Title Length
1. "Orchestrion"   15:48
2. "Entry Point"   10:28
3. "Expansion"   8:35
4. "Soul Search"   9:19
5. "Spirit of the Air"   7:45


Pat Metheny - Solo Baritone Guitar, 42-String Guitar (track 1), 6-String Guitar (track 4), Nylon-String Guitar (track 10)

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Sound of Silence"   Paul Simon 6:32
2. "Cherish"   Terry Kirkman 5:25
3. "Alfie"   Burt Bacharach, Hal David 7:41
4. "Pipeline"   Bob Spickard, BrianCarman 3:23
5. "Garota de Ipanema"   Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes 5:07
6. "Rainy Days and Mondays"   Roger Nichols, Paul Williams 7:10
7. "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be"   Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman 5:57
8. "Slow Hot Wind"   Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel 4:23
9. "Betcha by Golly, Wow"   Thom Bell, Linda Creed 5:12
10. "And I Love Her"   Lennon–McCartney 4:22


Patrick Bruce "Pat" Metheny (pronounced /məˈθiːni/ mə-thee-nee; born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.
One of the most successful and critically acclaimed jazz musicians to come to prominence in the 1970s and '80s, 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. Pat Metheny has three gold albums and 18 Grammy Awards. 

 Metheny was born and raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri, a suburb southeast of Kansas City. Following his graduation from Lee's Summit High School, he briefly attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 1972, where he was quickly offered a teaching position. He then moved to Boston to take a teaching assistantship at the Berklee College of Music with jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton.  He first made his name as a teenage prodigy under the wing of Burton.  In 1974 he made his recording debut on two sessions for pianist Paul Bley's and Carol Goss' Improvising Artists label, along with fretless electric bassist Jaco Pastorius.
Metheny entered the wider jazz scene in 1975 when he joined Gary Burton's band, where he played alongside resident jazz guitarist Mick Goodrick. Goodrick was a 1967 alumnus of Berklee, who had held a teaching post there in the early 1970s. The two guitarists were interviewed jointly by Guitar Player Magazine in 1975, bringing them to the attention of fellow guitar aficionados around the world. Metheny's musical momentum carried him rapidly to the point that he had soon written enough material to record his debut album Bright Size Life with Pastorius and drummer Bob Moses.
Metheny's next recording, 1977's Watercolors, was the first to feature pianist Lyle Mays, Metheny's most frequent collaborator. The other musicians on this session were Eberhard Weber on upright bass and Danny Gottlieb on drums. Metheny's next album formalized his partnership with Mays and began the Pat Metheny Group, featuring several songs they co-wrote; the album was released as the eponymous Pat Metheny Group on West German musician/producer Manfred Eicher's ECM record label. Pat Metheny also has released notable solo, trio, quartet and duet recordings with musicians such as Jim Hall, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes, Toninho Horta, Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pedro Aznar, Jaco Pastorius, Charlie Haden, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Bill Stewart, Ornette Coleman, Brad Mehldau, Joni Mitchell and many others.
Pat Metheny has also joined projects such as Song X with Ornette Coleman; Parallel Realities; and Jazz Baltica, with Ulf Wakenius and other Nordic jazz players like E.S.T., Nils Landgren and has played with female singers from all over the world, such as Silje Nergaard on Tell Me Where You're Going (1990), Noa on Noa (1994), Abbey Lincoln on A Turtle's Dream (1994) and Anna Maria Jopek on Upojenie (2002).
Pat Metheny has been touring for more than 30 years, playing between 120-240 concerts a year.

The Pat Metheny Group is a fusion band founded in 1977. The first Pat Metheny Group release, 1978's Pat Metheny Group, featured the writing duo of Pat Metheny and pianist Lyle Mays, a collaboration which has spanned over 25 years and 15 albums. The recording featured the electric bass playing of Jaco Pastorius's protégé Mark Egan. The second group album, American Garage (1980), was a breakout hit, reaching #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart and crossing over onto the pop charts as well, largely on the strength of the up-tempo opening track "(Cross the) Heartland" which would become a signature tune for the group. This early incarnation of the group included Mark Egan on electric bass and Dan Gottlieb on drums.
The group built upon its success through constant touring across the USA and Europe. The early group featured a unique sound, particularly due to Metheny's Gibson ES-175 guitar coupled to two Eventide Clockworks' Harmonizer digital delay units and Mays' Oberheim and Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 synthesizers and Steinway piano. Even in this early state the band played in a wide range of styles from folk to rock to experimental. Metheny later started working with the Roland GR-300 guitar synthesizer and the Synclavier guitar system made by New England Digital. Mays expanded his setup with the Synclavier keyboard and later with various other synthesizers.

From 1982 to 1985 the Pat Metheny Group released Offramp (1982), a live set Travels (1983), and First Circle (1984), as well as The Falcon and the Snowman (1985), a soundtrack album for the movie of the same name in which they collaborated with David Bowie. A single from the soundtrack, 'This Is Not America', reached number 14 in the British Top 40 in early 1985 as well as number 32 in the USA.
Offramp marked the first appearance of bassist Steve Rodby (replacing Mark Egan) and Brazilian "guest artist" Nana Vasconcelos whose work on percussion and wordless vocals marked the first addition of Latin music shadings to the Group's sound, a trend which would continue and intensify on First Circle with the addition of Argentinian multi-instrumentalist Pedro Aznar, which also marked the group debut of drummer Paul Wertico (replacing Dan Gottlieb) - both Rodby and Wertico were members of the Fred Simon Group at the time, and had played in Simon-Bard as well, in Chicago, before joining Metheny.
This period became a peak of commercial popularity of the band, especially for the live recording Travels. First Circle would also be Metheny's last project with ECM Records; Metheny had been a key artist for ECM but left following conceptual disagreements with label founder Manfred Eicher. The next Pat Metheny Group releases would be based around a further intensification of the Brazilian rhythms first heard in the early 1980s. Additional Latin musicians appear as guests, notably Brazilian percussion player Armando Marçal. Still Life (Talking) (1987) was the Group's first release on new label Geffen Records, and featured several popular tracks, followed by Letter from Home (1989) which also featured Aznar and Marçal. During this period The Steppenwolf Theater Company of Chicago featured an assortment of compositions by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays for their production of Lyle Kessler's play Orphans where it has remained special optional music for all productions of the play around the world since.
Metheny then again delved into adventurous solo and band projects, and four years went by before the release of the next record for the next Pat Metheny Group, a live set entitled The Road to You, which featured tracks from the two Geffen studio albums amongst new tunes. The group integrated new instrumentation and technologies into its work, notably Mays' unique playing technique accomplished by adding midi-controlled synth sounds at command during acoustic solos via a pedal on the piano.
Mays and Metheny themselves refer to the following three Pat Metheny Group releases as the triptych: We Live Here (1995), Quartet (1996), and Imaginary Day (1997). Moving away from the Latin style which had dominated the releases of the previous 10 years, these albums were the most wide-ranging and least commercial Group releases, including experimentations with sequenced synthetic drums on one track, free-form improvisation on acoustic instruments, and symphonic signatures, blues and sonata schemes.
After another hiatus, the Pat Metheny Group re-emerged in 2002 with the release Speaking of Now, another change in direction adding musicians to the band who are one generation younger and thus grew up with the Pat Metheny Group. The new members on the bandstand are the drummer Antonio Sanchez from Mexico City, trumpet player Cuong Vu, and bassist, vocalist, guitarist, and percussionist Richard Bona from Cameroon.

The latest release, 2005's The Way Up, is another large concept record which consists of one 68 minute-long piece (although split into four sections solely for CD navigation), a tightly organized, but not through-composed piece based on a pair of three-note kernels: The opening B, A#, F# and the derived B, A, F#. The reception of The Way Up was consistent, with standing ovations in each of the almost 90 concerts during the world tour 2005. On The Way Up, harmonica player Grégoire Maret from Switzerland was introduced as a new group member, while Richard Bona contributed only as a guest musician.
During the world tour Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Nando Lauria completed the line-up of the Pat Metheny Group. The Way Up was released through Nonesuch Records and all of Metheny's Geffen and Warner Brothers back catalogue is to be released on the label. Core members of the group are leader and founder, guitarist Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays (piano, keyboards) and Steve Rodby (double and electric bass) who joined in 1980. Drummer Paul Wertico replaced Dan Gottlieb in 1983 and continued to play with the group for more than 18 years, until he was replaced by Antonio Sanchez, currently also a member of The Pat Metheny Trio.
The current Pat Metheny Group members are Pat Metheny (guitars), Lyle Mays (piano and keyboards), Steve Rodby (double bass, electric bass), Antonio Sanchez (drums), Cuong Vu (trumpet). Other musicians that have been hired regularly for Metheny Group tours are: the late Mark Ledford (vocals, trumpet, guitar); David Blamires (vocals, miscellaneous instruments); Armando Marçal (percussion); Pedro Aznar (vocals, guitar, percussion); Richard Bona (vocals, guitar, bass, and percussion). On the most recent tour to promote the record "The Way Up", Grégoire Maret (harmonica, percussion, vocals) and Nando Lauria (guitar, percussion, vocals) joined the Group. Pat Metheny has collected 17 Grammy Awards, and of them, as part of The Pat Metheny Group, 10 of those awards were consecutive.
When working outside of the confines of the PMG, Metheny has shown different sides to his musical personality. On Secret Story (1992) and Orchestrion (2009), he has ventured into forms of orchestrating his music not covered by the PMG. Working with established jazz figures such as Ornette Coleman, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, Charlie Haden, Jim Hall, Dave Holland, Christian McBride, David Sanchez and Roy Haynes, he has made records that have found favor with jazz critics who were disparaging of the "pastoral" or "light rock" aspects of his work with the PMG. Projects like the collaboration with Derek Bailey and Zero Tolerance for Silence have confounded critics who saw Metheny as following a path of increasing blandness with the PMG. Metheny's latest side projects teams him with Brad Mehldau and his Trio. In 2006, Metheny appeared as a sideman on Brecker's last album, Pilgrimage.
Continuing the tradition of jazz guitarists borrowing tones and techniques from their rock counterparts, Metheny has made alterations to the jazz guitar tone palette.

Twelve-string electric
Prior to Metheny, Pat Martino had used the electric twelve-string guitar on a studio album, Desperado, and John McLaughlin had used a double-neck electric guitar with the Mahavishnu Orchestra. (Lenny Breau had introduced the acoustic twelve-string to jazz. Metheny introduced alternate 12-string tunings to jazz; these can be heard on tunes such as "Sirabhorn" (from Bright Size Life) and San Lorenzo (from Pat Metheny Group and Travels).

Six-string electric
Metheny's tone, which has evolved over the years, involves using the natural full-frequency response of his hollow-body guitar, combined with high-midrange settings on his amplifier to create a smooth, sustaining lead sound that is virtually devoid of piercing treble yet is able to cut through a dense mix. By using digital signal processing that involves digital delay/chorus and reverb, he has created a big, rich, and resonant instrumental voice.

Guitar synthesizer
Metheny was also one of the first jazz guitarists to make heavy use of the Roland GR-300 Guitar Synthesizer. While John Abercrombie and Bill Frisell also used it heavily in the 1980s, Metheny is the only one of the three who still uses the instrument on a regular basis. Unlike many guitar synth users, Metheny limits himself to a very small number of sounds. In interviews, he has argued that each of the timbres achievable through guitar synthesis should be treated as a separate instrument, and that he has tried to master each of these "instruments" instead of using it for incidental color. One of the "patches" that Pat used often is on Roland's JV-80 "Vintage Synth" expansion card titled "Pat's GR-300".

42-string Pikasso guitar
Metheny plays a custom-made Pikasso I created by Canadian luthier Linda Manzer on "Into the Dream" and on the albums Quartet, Imaginary Day, Jim Hall & Pat Metheny, Trio->Live, and the Speaking of Now Live and Imaginary Day DVDs. Metheny has also used the guitar in his guest appearances on other artist's albums.
Manzer has also made many acoustic guitars for Metheny, including a mini guitar, an acoustic sitar guitar, and also the baritone guitar, which Metheny used for the recording of One Quiet Night. His latest use of the Pikasso is found on the album Metheny Mehldau Quartet, his second collaboration with pianist Brad Mehldau and his trio sidemen Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard; the Pikasso is featured in Metheny's impressionistic composition "The Sound of Water."

As a young musician, Pat Metheny did everything he could to sound like Wes Montgomery, but when he was 14 or 15, he decided that he felt that it was disrespectful to imitate him.  In the liner notes on the 2-disc Montgomery compilation Impressions: the Verve Jazz Sides, Metheny is quoted as saying, "(Smokin' at the Half Note) is the absolute greatest jazz-guitar album ever made. It is also the record that taught me how to play."
The angular compositions, asymmetrical lines, relentless rhythmic drive, and deep blues feeling of Ornette Coleman's New York is Now (Blue Note) inspired Metheny to find his own direction. He has recorded Coleman compositions on a number of his records (starting with a medley of "Round Trip" and "Broadway Blues" on his debut Bright Size Life); worked extensively with Coleman collaborators such as Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, and Billy Higgins; and has even made a record, Song X, with Coleman.
Metheny's playing (as well as his tone) also show significant influence by Jim Hall, Joe Diorio, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass, and other classic jazz players[citation needed]. Metheny has often been quoted saying that he is as likely to name non-guitarists as significant stylistic influences as fellow guitar players, giving as examples players like Clifford Brown and John Coltrane . He has stated that Miles Davis' live album Four & More was hugely influential on his pursuit into jazz music. He has also admitted to being heavily influenced by The Beatles, going so far as to say that everything by The Beatles has impacted him as a musician. He has paid significant attention to the evolution of guitar playing across genres, however, and is familiar with the playing of notables from the likes of rocker Eddie Van Halen to Leo Kottke. 
In particular, he has been influenced by Brazilian music--both the European-influenced jazz sound of the bossa nova and the intensely polyrhythmic Afro-Brazilian sounds of the country's northeast. Metheny made 3 albums on ECM with the Brazilian vocalist and percussionist Naná Vasconcelos in the early 1980s. He also lived in Brazil from the late 1980s to the early 1990s and performed with several local musicians such as Milton Nascimento and Toninho Horta. He also played with Antonio Carlos Jobim as a tribute, in a live performance in Carnegie Hall Salutes The Jazz Masters: Verve 50th Anniversary before Jobim’s passing away.
He is also a fan of several pop music artists, especially singer/songwriters including The Beatles; James Taylor (after whom he named the song "James" on Offramp); Bruce Hornsby, Cheap Trick, Joni Mitchell, with whom he performed on her Shadows and Light (1980, Asylum/ Elektra) live tour. Metheny is also fond of Buckethead's music. He also worked with, sponsored or helped to make attractive recordings of unique singer/songwriters from all over the world such as Pedro Aznar (Argentina), David Bowie (UK), Silje Nergaard (Norway), Noa (Israel), and Anna Maria Jopek (Poland). 
Two of Metheny's recordings, The Way Up and Orchestrion, evidence the influence of American minimalist composer Steve Reich and utilize similar rhythmic figures structured around pulse. Reich's composition Electric Counterpoint was first recorded by Metheny and appears on the Different Trains CD released by Nonesuch Records in 1987.
In 1995, Pat Metheny was granted the Miles Davis Award by the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

List of Grammy Awards received by Pat Metheny
2008Best Jazz Instrumental AlbumPilgrimageWon as a Producer
2006Best Contemporary Jazz AlbumThe Way UpPat Metheny Group
2004Best New Age AlbumOne Quiet Night
2003Best Contemporary Jazz AlbumSpeaking of NowPat Metheny Group
2001Best Jazz Instrumental Solo"(Go) Get It"Won as a Soloist
2000Best Jazz Instrumental PerformanceLike Minds
1999Best Rock Instrumental Performance"The Roots of Coincidence"Pat Metheny Group
1999Best Contemporary Jazz PerformanceImaginary DayPat Metheny Group
1998Best Jazz Instrumental PerformanceBeyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories)
1996Best Contemporary Jazz PerformanceWe Live HerePat Metheny Goup
1994Best Contemporary Jazz PerformanceThe Road to YouPat Metheny Group
1993Best Contemporary Jazz PerformanceSecret Story
1991Best Instrumental Composition"Change of Heart"Won as a Composer
1990Best Jazz Fusion PerformanceLetter from HomePat Metheny Group
1988Best Jazz Fusion PerformanceStill Life (Talking)Pat Metheny Group
1985Best Jazz Fusion PerformanceFirst CirclePat Metheny Group
1984Best Jazz Fusion PerformanceTravelsPat Metheny Group
1983Best Jazz Fusion PerformanceOfframpPat Metheny Group

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