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Pat Metheny

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Missouri, United States

Patrick Bruce Metheny (born 12 August 1954 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA) is an American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group. Metheny’s musical contexts separate into many branches: the Pat Metheny Group plus various collaborations, duets, solo works, and other side projects.

He first made it big in the jazz world with the famous vibraphonist Gary Burton. Throughout the late 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, Metheny established himself as one of the leading jazz guitar players in the world. Famous for his tasteful midwestern style and tone, he also has an incredible facility with the guitar. His compositions have earned him acclaim in the jazz world as well.

He has played with such greats as: Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Ornette Coleman, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden, Jim Hall, John Scofield, Bill Stewart, Brad Mehldau and Jaco Pastorius. Similar artists include Mike Stern, Bill Frisell, and John McLaughlin.

Pat Metheny has won 17 Grammy awards and holds the record for winning Grammys in the most categories.

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Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman
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Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau
Metheny Mehldau Quartet
Pat Metheny with Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins

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