Pat Metheny Unity Group “Kin (←→)” Named Album of the Year in DownBeat Readers’ Poll

  • By Sean Fenlon on October 28, 2014 in

    From Nonesuch Records: “The results of the 79th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll have been announced, and topping the list for Jazz Album of the Year is Pat Metheny Unity Group’s album, Kin (←→), released earlier this year on Nonesuch Records.” “The Pat Metheny Unity Group—featuring Chris Potter on sax and bass clarinet, Antonio Sanchez […]

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

  • By Sean Fenlon on August 19, 2014 in

    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   “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 Article in The Economist — Very Cool

  • By Sean Fenlon on August 15, 2014 in

    The Economist isn’t an ordinary publication or media company. It targets 1.5 Million highly-educated readers and claims an audience containing many influential executives and policy-makers. Named “The Best Magazine” by The Chicago Tribune in 2005, The Economist is considered by many to be the most sophisticated of all news magazines. However, it rarely takes on topics […]

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