Introducing Guitarist/Composer Pawel
Introducing Guitarist/Composer Pawel Ignatowicz "Here and Now" Release Date: Dec. 1stJazzcorner"When I was teenager I got John Coltrane's Blue Train, Pawal continues, "that really blew my mind and after that - John Scofield and the Pat Metheny Quartet was the 'cherry on top'. Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Johann Sebastian Bach, Jimi Hendrix, ...
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 12:39 pm
Melania Trump Keeps Wearing Raf Simons for
W MagazineMelania Trump Keeps Wearing Raf Simons for Calvin KleinW MagazineAfter all, the show was soundtracked by the fatalistic Virgin Suicides theme and and David Bowie's 1985 collaboration with the Pat Metheny Group"This Is Not America," which features lyrics like "The little peace in me / Will die (This is not a miracle ...and more »
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 12:01 pm
Monday Madness Big Band begins Fall Music
Monday Madness Big Band begins Fall Music Concert SeriesThe ChannelsThe 18-piece jazz ensemble, which features both professionals and advanced students, opened up its most recent performance with an upbeat rendition of “It's Just Talk” by The Pat Metheny Group, followed by the tranquil “Black Orpheus” by Luiz Bonfa.
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 9:48 am
Hong Kong International Jazz Festival
South China Morning PostHong Kong International Jazz Festival preview, and how the event has evolved over 10 yearsSouth China Morning PostDuring the 1980s, tobacco company sponsorship brought major names to Hong Kong such as Miles Davis, Pat Metheny and Herbie Hancock. Those shows were well attended, but subsequent attempts by various promoters to emulate their success fell flat.
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:02 pm
Workshop: Linda Manzer - Acoustic Guitar
Workshop: Linda ManzerAcoustic Guitar Magazine“The Pikasso guitar was made for Pat Metheny; he asked me to make him a guitar with 'as many strings as possible' in 1984. We played around with several ideas but finally settled on the design that seemed possible for me to make and for him to play.and more »
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 4:20 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