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Pat Metheny

  • Aug 12, 1954 (age 65)
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2016
The Unity Sessions
AlbumMay 6, 2016

The Unity Sessions

The Unity Sessions is a live album by American jazz guitarist …
The Unity Sessions is a live album by American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, Chris Potter on saxophone and bass clarinet, Ben Williams on bass, Giulio Carmassi on keys, and Antonio Sánchez on drums. It was recorded live in a black box theatre without an audience except for sound, lighting, and camera crew. The recording was released on DVD and Blu-Ray disc in 2015, then as a double CD in 2016.
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Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny
AlbumMay 6, 2016

Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny

Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat …
Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny is a studio album by Vietnamese jazz trumpeter Cuong Vu and American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, with additional musicians Stomu Takeishi on fretless five-string bass guitar, and Ted Poor on drums. The album was released on May 6, 2016 via Nonesuch label.
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2014
Kin
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AlbumFeb 3, 2014

Kin

Kin (stylized as KIN (←→)) is a studio album by American …
Kin (stylized as KIN (←→)) is a studio album by American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and his Unity Group, an expanded version of 2012's Unity Band, with multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi and saxophonist Chris Potter. Kin was released in February 2014 by Nonesuch Records. It was recorded in June 2013 at MSR Studios in New York.
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Award2014

Best Original Score

Won award for "Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed".
Goya Award
Nomination2014

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed".
Goya Award
2013
Tap: Book of Angels, Volume 20
AlbumMay 20, 2013

Tap: Book of Angels, Volume 20

Tap: Book of Angels Volume …
Tap: Book of Angels Volume 20 is an album by Pat Metheny performing compositions from John Zorn's Masada Book Two. The album was released simultaneously on Tzadik Records and Nonesuch Records.
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The Orchestrion Project
AlbumFeb 11, 2013

The Orchestrion Project

The Orchestrion Project is an …
The Orchestrion Project is an album by American guitarist Pat Metheny released as a double CD in early 2013 on the Nonesuch label following the release of a concert video with the same name in 2012. The album was recorded on tour following Orchestrion, Metheny's album from 2010 which used orchestrionic instruments.
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Music DVD of the Year
Nomination2013

Music DVD of the Year

Nominated for "The Orchestrion Project".
Juno Award
2012
The Orchestrion Project
MovieOct 9, 2012

The Orchestrion Project

The Orchestrion Project released.
Unity Band
AlbumJun 12, 2012

Unity Band

Unity Band is a studio album by American jazz guitarist Pat …
Unity Band is a studio album by American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny along with Chris Potter on saxophone and bass clarinet, Ben Williams on bass, and Antonio Sánchez on drums. This is the first Metheny album featuring tenor saxophone in 32 years (since 1980's 80/81). The album was released through Nonesuch Records on June 12, 2012 and received the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album during the 2013 Grammy Awards, marking Metheny's 20th Grammy win.
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2011
What's It All About
AlbumJun 14, 2011

What's It All About

What's It All About is a solo album by jazz guitarist Pat …
What's It All About is a solo album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, released by Nonesuch Records on June 14, 2011. It is Metheny's first album which does not include his own material. On February 12, 2012, What's It All About received a Grammy Award for Best New Age Album.
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SongJun 14, 2011

The Sound of Silence
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Best New Age Album
Nomination2011

Best New Age Album

Nominated for "What's It All About".
Grammy Award
Best New Age Album
Award2011

Best New Age Album

Won award for "What's It All About".
Grammy Award
2010
Orchestrion
AlbumJan 26, 2010

Orchestrion

Orchestrion is a studio album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny …
Orchestrion is a studio album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny that was released by Nonesuch Records on January 26, 2010. Metheny's orchestrionics were built by Eric Singer and the League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots (LEMUR), Ken Caulkins at Ragtime West, Mark Herbert, Cyril Lance, and Peterson Electro-Musical Products. The set includes pianos, marimba, vibraphone, orchestra bells, basses, GuitarBots, percussion, cymbals and drums, blown bottles and other custom-fabricated, acoustic, mechanical instruments.
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2009
Nomination2009

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Quartet Live".
Grammy Award
2008
Tokyo Day Trip
AlbumMay 20, 2008

Tokyo Day Trip

Tokyo Day Trip is a live EP by Pat Metheny with Christian …
Tokyo Day Trip is a live EP by Pat Metheny with Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez released on May 20, 2008. The album was recorded live at Blue Note Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan.
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Day Trip
AlbumJan 29, 2008

Day Trip

Day Trip is a studio album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny with …
Day Trip is a studio album by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny with Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez. It was released by Nonesuch Records on January 29, 2008. The album has also been released in versions that include one bonus track ("Whatnot") and in a reissue package combined with Tokyo Day Trip.
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Nomination2008

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "Is This America? (Katrina 2005)".
Grammy Award
Nomination2008

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Son Of Thirteen".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination2008

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Day Trip".
Grammy Award
2007
Metheny/Mehldau Quartet
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AlbumMar 20, 2007

Metheny/Mehldau Quartet

Metheny Mehldau Quartet is …
Metheny Mehldau Quartet is a jazz album by guitarist Pat Metheny and pianist Brad Mehldau, released in 2007 by Nonesuch Records.
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Nomination2007

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Pilgrimage".
Grammy Award
Award2007

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Pilgrimage".
Grammy Award
2006
Metheny/Mehldau
AlbumSep 12, 2006

Metheny/Mehldau

Metheny Mehldau is a jazz album released in 2006 by …
Metheny Mehldau is a jazz album released in 2006 by Nonesuch Records. Most of the album is a duet between guitarist Pat Metheny and pianist Brad Mehldau. On two songs, they are accompanied by drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier.
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2005
The Way Up
AlbumJan 25, 2005

The Way Up

The Way Up is an album by Pat Metheny Group, released in …
The Way Up is an album by Pat Metheny Group, released in 2005. It won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.
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2004
Jazz Production
Nomination2004

Jazz Production

Nominated for "One Quiet Night".
Echo Award
2003
One Quiet Night
AlbumMay 13, 2003

One Quiet Night

One Quiet Night is a solo acoustic guitar album by Pat Metheny …
One Quiet Night is a solo acoustic guitar album by Pat Metheny that won the Grammy Award for Best New Age Album in 2004. He recorded the album at his home studio on a baritone guitar built for him by Linda Manzer.
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SongMay 13, 2003

Don't Know Why
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Best New Age Album
Award2003

Best New Age Album

Won award for "One Quiet Night".
Grammy Award
Best New Age Album
Nomination2003

Best New Age Album

Nominated for "One Quiet Night".
Grammy Award
2002
Speaking of Now
AlbumFeb 12, 2002

Speaking of Now

Speaking of Now is an album by the Pat Metheny Group, …
Speaking of Now is an album by the Pat Metheny Group, released in 2002 by Warner Bros. It marks the first appearances of Group members Antonio Sánchez, who replaced Paul Wertico on drums, and multi-instrumentalist Cuong Vu. A veteran of the avant-garde jazz scene and an admirer of both Pat Metheny and the Group, Vu was approached by the bandleader to join; Metheny had been very impressed with recordings of Vu's trumpet playing and vocal abilities.
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2000
Trio → Live
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AlbumNov 21, 2000

Trio → Live

Trio → Live is a live album by Pat Metheny, released in 2000, …
Trio → Live is a live album by Pat Metheny, released in 2000, recorded with Bill Stewart and Larry Grenadier. It was recorded as a live complement to the trio’s studio album Trio 99→00, released the same year. The album covers a mixture of standards, older pieces by Metheny (such as the title track from his debut album Bright Size Life) and recent compositions. It was recorded live during 1999 and 2000 on tour in Europe, Japan and the United States, and was co-produced by Steve Rodby.
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Trio-Live
AlbumNov 21, 2000

Trio-Live

Trio-Live released.
Trio 99>00
AlbumFeb 8, 2000

Trio 99>00

Trio 99>00 released.
Trio 99 – 00
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AlbumFeb 8, 2000

Trio 99 – 00

Trio 99 → 00 is an album by Pat Metheny recorded with Larry …
Trio 99 → 00 is an album by Pat Metheny recorded with Larry Grenadier on bass and Bill Stewart on drums and released in 2000. (The album title is often listed as "Trio 99 > 00" or "Trio 99>00".)
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Nomination2000

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "(Go) Get It".
Grammy Award
Nomination2000

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "(Go) Get It".
Grammy Award
Award2000

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "(Go) Get It".
Grammy Award
Award2000

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "(Go) Get It".
Grammy Award
1999
A Map of the World
AlbumNov 9, 1999

A Map of the World

A Map of the World is a 1999 album by Pat Metheny. It is …
A Map of the World is a 1999 album by Pat Metheny. It is the soundtrack of the movie A Map of the World released in 1999 starring Sigourney Weaver. The movie was based on the novel A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton.
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Jim Hall & Pat Metheny
AlbumApr 27, 1999

Jim Hall & Pat Metheny

Jim Hall & Pat Metheny is an …
Jim Hall & Pat Metheny is an album by jazz guitarists Jim Hall and Pat Metheny that was released by Telarc on April 27, 1999. The album contains eleven studio recording tracks and six live tracks.
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1999

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Like Minds".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1999

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Like Minds".
Grammy Award
1998
Like Minds
AlbumNov 3, 1998

Like Minds

Like Minds is a 1998 jazz album by vibraphonist Gary Burton …
Like Minds is a 1998 jazz album by vibraphonist Gary Burton with Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes, and Dave Holland. In 1999, the album won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group. Recordings took place in the Avatar Sound Studio in New York City.
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1997
Imaginary Day
AlbumOct 7, 1997

Imaginary Day

Imaginary Day is a jazz album by the Pat Metheny Group, …
Imaginary Day is a jazz album by the Pat Metheny Group, released in 1997 by Warner Bros. Records. The album overall was strongly inspired by world music from Iran and Indonesia, and won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. The song "The Roots of Coincidence" won a Grammy award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance; critic Richard Ginnell of Allmusic described the song as a dramatic departure for the group: "[an] out-and-out rock piece with thrash metal and techno-pop episodes joined by abrupt jump cuts."
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Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories)
AlbumFeb 25, 1997

Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories)

Beyond the Missouri Sky …
Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories) is a jazz album by bassist Charlie Haden and guitarist Pat Metheny that won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance.
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SongFeb 24, 1997

The Moon Song
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SongFeb 24, 1997

Our Spanish Love Song
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SongFeb 24, 1997

Two for the Road
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SongFeb 24, 1997

Cinema Paradiso (Main Theme)
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Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1997

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories)".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1997

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories)".
Grammy Award
1996
Quartet
AlbumNov 19, 1996

Quartet

Quartet (1996) is an album by the Pat Metheny Group. The …
Quartet (1996) is an album by the Pat Metheny Group. The album features Pat Metheny on guitar, Lyle Mays on keyboards, Steve Rodby on bass, and Paul Wertico on drums. Most of the tracks were loosely written or improvised, using several unusual instruments. The Group itself never played these songs live, though Metheny played a longer version of "When We Were Free" with his trio on the album Day Trip. "As I Am" was played during trio concerts with Michael Brecker.
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1995
We Live Here
AlbumJan 17, 1995

We Live Here

We Live Here is an album by the Pat Metheny Group that won …
We Live Here is an album by the Pat Metheny Group that won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album in 1996.
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1994
I Can See Your House From Here
AlbumApr 5, 1994

I Can See Your House From Here

I Can See Your House from …
I Can See Your House from Here is a 1994 jazz album by John Scofield and Pat Metheny. John Scofield is heard on the left channel and Pat Metheny on the right channel of this stereo recording.
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1993
The Road to You: Recorded Live in Europe
AlbumJul 20, 1993

The Road to You: Recorded Live in Europe

The Road to You: Recorded Live in Europe released.
1992
Secret Story
AlbumJul 14, 1992

Secret Story

Secret Story is an album by Pat Metheny released in 1992. …
Secret Story is an album by Pat Metheny released in 1992. All of the music is composed by Metheny (shared credit on one track), and it is one of his most ambitious and successful studio ventures, integrating elements of jazz, rock, and world music. On the performing side, it includes collaborations with the Pinpeat Orchestra of the Royal ballet of Cambodia, the London Orchestra and its conductor Jeremy Lubbock, the Choir of the Cambodian Royal Palace, Toots Thielemans, and Lyle Mays.
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Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Nomination1992

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Nominated for "Secret Story".
Grammy Award
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Nomination1992

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Nominated for "Secret Story".
Grammy Award
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Award1992

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Won award for "Secret Story".
Grammy Award
1990
Nomination1990

Best Instrumental Composition

Nominated for "Change of Heart".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Instrumental Composition

Won award for "Change of Heart".
Grammy Award
1989
Letter From Home
AlbumJun 29, 1989

Letter From Home

Letter from Home is an album by the Pat Metheny Group, …
Letter from Home is an album by the Pat Metheny Group, released in 1989 by Geffen Records. In 1990, the album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance. It was certified gold by the RIAA on July 23, 1998.
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1987
Still Life (Talking)
AlbumJul 7, 1987

Still Life (Talking)

Still Life (Talking) is an album by the Pat Metheny Group that …
Still Life (Talking) is an album by the Pat Metheny Group that was released in 1987 on Geffen Records. It won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance and was certified gold by the RIAA on July 2, 1992.
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1986
Song X
AlbumJan 1, 1986

Song X

Song X is a collaborative studio album by American jazz …
Song X is a collaborative studio album by American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and saxophonist Ornette Coleman. It is a free jazz record that was produced in a three-day recording session in 1985. The album was released in June 1986 by Geffen Records.
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1985
The Falcon and the Snowman
AlbumJan 1, 1985

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the …
The Falcon and the Snowman is the soundtrack to the film of the same name and was composed and produced by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays. It includes the song "This Is Not America", a major hit sung by David Bowie. The music is performed by the Pat Metheny Group with occasional orchestra and choir.
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1982
Late Night with David Letterman
TV ShowFeb 1, 1982

Late Night with David Letterman

Late Night with David …
Late Night with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman. It premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, and concluded on June 25, 1993. Letterman began hosting Late Show with David Letterman on CBS in August 1993. The series has since been reformatted as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Award1982

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Won award for "Offramp".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nomination1982

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "Offramp".
Grammy Award
1981
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nomination1981

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls".
Grammy Award
1980
Best Jazz Fusion Performance
Nomination1980

Best Jazz Fusion Performance

Nominated for "American Garage".
Grammy Award
1977
Watercolors
AlbumFeb 1, 1977

Watercolors

Watercolors is Pat Metheny's second album, released in …
Watercolors is Pat Metheny's second album, released in 1977. The AllMusic review by Richard S. Ginell awards the album 4 stars and states: "Metheny's softly focused, asymmetrical guitar style, with echoes of apparent influences as disparate as Jim Hall, George Benson, Jerry Garcia, and various country guitarists, is quite distinctive even at this early juncture. Metheny's long-running partnership with keyboardist Lyle Mays also begins here, with Mays mostly on acoustic piano but also providing a few mild synthesizer washes."
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1976
SongJan 1, 1976

Bright Size Life
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1954
Pat Metheny
BirthAugust 1954

Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny was born.
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