DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, and Scofield
PopMattersDeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, and ScofieldPopMattersScofield and Medeski have made a few recordings together and know how to talk back and forth. DeJohnette is the mayor of any jazz neighborhood you choose, with a resume that spans Miles, Keith Jarrett, Arthur Blythe, David Murray, Pat Metheny .
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 5:44 am
Jazz Currents: Pat Metheny's 'Bright Size
Jazz Currents: Pat Metheny's 'Bright Size Life'WMUKA Jazz Currents episode on a great early album by Pat Metheny, 'Bright Size Life.' The album included drum guru Bob Moses and the uniquely talented bassist Jaco Pastorius–just before his career was about to take off. Bright Size Life takes us back to ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 12:58 pm
Pat Metheny Named 2018 NEA Jazz Master -
Nonesuch RecordsPat Metheny Named 2018 NEA Jazz MasterNonesuch RecordsCongratulations to Pat Metheny, who has been named a 2018 NEA Jazz Master, the nation's highest honor in jazz, along with Dianne Reeves, Joanne Brackeen, and Todd Barkan, "for their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the ...and more »
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 6:26 am
2018 NEA Jazz Masters Class Honorees Include
NPR2018 NEA Jazz Masters Class Honorees Include Dianne Reeves, Pat MethenyNPRThe National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters award, which comes with a $25,000 prize, is widely described as United States' highest honor for jazz. Today, the NEA announced its four newest recipients of the prize: pianist Joanne Brackeen, ...National Endowment for the Arts Names 2018 Jazz MastersNew York Timesall 2 news articles »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 7:05 pm
My Hero: Goldie on Pat Metheny - Red Bull
Red BullMy Hero: Goldie on Pat MethenyRed Bull"[As a kid] I would lie on my dad's front room carpet in Miami, listening to the radio and recording songs on cassette tape. Are You Going With Me? by Pat Metheny came on, I pressed record, and the song changed my life forever. It was all about ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 6:37 am
Joe Bonamassa Slays Santa Barbara Bowl
These included a 1977 show by Dave Mason, 1978 photos of Santana and Joni Mitchell, with Pat Metheny and Jaco Pastorius, and all the way up to an 80’s show by The Clash. We couldn’t find the images in what has become a cavernous back stage area.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:59 pm
The John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet:
Like some of Pat Metheny’s music, it has a sneaky way of being both incredibly pleasant and then, actually, unique and marvelous too. Amidst a season of Big Jazz Statements from the likes of Kamasi Washington, Brooklyn is no Epic but something just as ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:22 pm
Possum Jenkins Brings Rootsy Rock to Blowing
I love Led Zeppelin, but I also love Pat Metheny. I love Doc Watson. I got turned on to Derek Trucks when he was 17 and I was 16. His approach definitely figured into how I approach the guitar. I don’t really play slide guitar, but Trucks’ rhythm ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:33 pm
New Artist Reviews: Gideon King & City
Throughout his life, he has found musical inspiration from Steely Dan, John Coltrane, Neil Young, Earth, Wind & Fire, Wayne Shorter, John Scofield, Seal, Pat Metheny and many more in the worlds of classical, jazz and pop. James Genus, who is one of the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:49 pm
Pat Metheny Brings Expansive Range to
Guitarist Pat Metheny, the artist-in-residence for the 36th annual Detroit Jazz Festival (Sept. 4-7), has never come across as your typical jazzman. With a sartorial style more Topanga Canyon than New York City, his home for some 20 years, a leonine mane ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:18 pm