Video Interview: Legendary jazz guitarist opens 10th JZ Festival (Shanghai)

  •   http://english.cntv.cn/2014/10/20/VIDE1413804365353558.shtml “It is the tenth anniversary of one of China’s top jazz events, the JZ Festival in Shanghai. US guitarist and composer Pat Metheny opened the event with a two-and-a-half hour set, that featured music from spanning his 40-year career. Metheny gave a free concert on Friday, ahead of the weekend event backed up […]

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Pat Metheny quotes from article in The Atlantic “When Robots Write Songs”

  • When Robots Write Songs Bach, Coltrane, McCartney: New algorithms can produce original compositions in the style of the greats. But are those works actually art? William HochbergAug 7 2014, 8:01 AM ET http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/08/computers-that-compose/374916/   “It’s truly impressive,” says jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, commenting on a track by a jazz-bot programmed by Pachet’s team to sound […]

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Pat Metheny on Snarky Puppy… “Something I’m into right now”

  • I LOVE Snarky Puppy. 🙂 I did not learn about Snarky Puppy through Pat Metheny, but rather through my good friend and live-music-aficionado Rich Dent. However, Pat Metheny also found Snarky Puppy and had some incredibly complimentary words for the group during an interview he provided to JazzFM.91 (Toldedo): A few weeks later, Snarky Puppy […]

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Roanoke Times: Podcast — Metheny Discusses Kin (<--->)

  • Tad Dickens of Roanoke Times interviews Metheny about Kin and the world tour — recorded on February 13, 2014:  

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YouTube: Pat Metheny Lesson on Impovisation (Audio Only)


YouTube: Pat Metheny & Jim Hall — The Great Guitars

  • “Legends of Jazz” Interviews, with Ramsey Lewis. Season One “The Great Guitars (with Pat Metheny & Jim Hall) . Season One, Episode 3 — “My Funny Valentine”:  

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Vimeo: Orchestrion Interview & Promo Video

  • This promotional video was recorded in 2007 — Pat describes and demonstrates his current project at the time, Orchestrion:  

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