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  1. BIRDMAN Composer Antonio Sanchez Announces Two New AlbumsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    Long one of the most acclaimed and in-demand drummers of his generation, Snchez's ever-expanding musical vision was discovered by new audiences through his Golden Globe & BAFTA-nominated score for Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu's Academy Award-winning film Birdman or , and a globe-spanning 150-city tour with the Pat Metheny Unity Group, the latest iteration of a fifteen-year collaboration between the guitarist and drummer - in addition to appearing as a featured musician in Miles Ahead, Don Cheadle's forthcoming biopic on Miles Davis as well as composing and recording his next album as a leader.


  2. Critically Acclaimed Guitarist Shambhu To Debut At Croce's Park West On May 18thRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Mi2n

    ... Shambhu will be performing his own original songs and favorites from legendary artists, including Bill Evans, Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, Joni Mitchell, Sting, the Beatles and others. Shambhu expresses himself through a blend of folk, Indian and ...


  3. SXSW: Metallica's Rob Trujillo Says Jaco Pastorius...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Billboard

    ... Pastorius, who died in 1987 at the age of 35 after revolutionizing the electric bass in his work with Mitchell, Pat Metheny and Weather Report and in leading his own ensembles. One of the most electrifying presences in jazz in the 1970s and early ...


  4. David Bowie to try out a jazz sound on new singleRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 |

    ... changes of style, he has rarely touched on jazz in his lengthy career. He collaborated with jazz guitarist Pat Metheny in the 1980s but the resulting single 'This Is Not America' was hardly jazz. 'Sue' will be broadcast for the first time on the Guy ...


  5. "Ghost Walks" InRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | New Haven Independent

    ... he has played with. When our jazz band told him about a song we are working on, "Heat of the Day," composed by Pat Metheny, Mr. Brubeck told us the story of how, when he lost all his musicians to a musical, he gave a 15-year-old Mr. Metheny his ...


  6. Pete Oxley & Nicolas Meier: Chasing TalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Sunday Herald

    Away from what is essentially a jazz guitar duo, they work respectively as the bow maker to some of the world's leading classical string players and as the current foil to guitar god Jeff Beck - and they bring more than a sense of this diverse musical involvement to these dozen tracks. Using nylon- and steel-strung, acoustic and electric 12-string models, guitar synths, fretless guitars and the oud-like glissentar and Turkish baglama, they incorporate a world of sound possibilities into compositions that range from fairly conventional swing guitar tunes to Pat Metheny-like electric soundscapes to soundtracks from a souk.


  7. Ghost Bones for the winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Arkansas Times

    ... terms and phrases used by various judges to describe the band Becoming Elephants: "jazz group," "prog rock meets Pat Metheny," "the gift of music," "angst, sorrow, vindication," "a real crowd pleaser," "God created and crafted them," "smug," ...


  8. John Patitucci Returns Home on His New Album BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bass Player

    ... great guitar players in various genres," Patitucci says, listing a fretboard who's-who including John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino, George Benson, and B.B. King. "I wanted to have a different instrumentation because I've played with so many ...


  9. News Briefs: Free jazz concert today at Peninsula College . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Peninsula Daily News

    Live music will be on the lunchtime menu as the Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble gives a free, public concert at the college's Pirate Union Building, aka the PUB, today. The 17-piece band, whose repertoire ranges from Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and Dave Brubeck to modern arrangements of Pat Metheny and Soundgarden tunes, will play an hourlong set starting at 12:35 p.m. The PUB is in the J building on the main Peninsula College campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. For more about the jazz ensemble, contact bandleader David Jones at 360-417-6405 or .


  10. Pat Metheny: Quantum MusicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | All About Jazz

    If Pat Metheny never plays another single note, he would have already lived a "bright size life." Pat Metheny was born in Lee's Summit, MO in 1954 and first picked up his guitar at the age of twelve.


  11. Jazz Club to welcome guitar heroRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Bexhill Observer

    ... Etheridge rightly enjoys a glowing reputation throughout the jazz world and beyond and has been described by Pat Metheny as, "One of the best guitarists in the world" He is a prodigiously gifted and creative player whose approach to music can only ...


  12. Lee's Performing Arts Series To Welcome Jason VieauxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 |

    ... CatalA n," and "Torre Bermeja, Hans Werner Henze's "Drei Tentos" from "Kammermusik," and Vieaux's arrangement of Pat Metheny's "Always and Forever." Also featured will be Paulo Bellinati's "Jongo," AntA nio Carlos JobA m's "A Felicidade," and MR. ...


  13. Wes Montgomery, April 20, 1955.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... simultaneous "octave" notes. The time Grammy Award winner influenced the work of George Benson, Jimi Hendrix and Pat Metheny. In annual Down Beat magazine polls, Montgomery was selected as top guitarist five times in the 1960s by critics and four ...


  14. In Oscar Nominations For Best Score, Some Hear Sour NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WGBH

    ... by the unaccompanied jazz drumming of Antonio Sanchez , a bandleader and longtime drummer for guitarist Pat Metheny . It's Sanchez's first film score. To create it, director Alejandro Gonzalez IA A rritu asked him to improvise along with rough ...


  15. Best Bets, Feb. 20, 2015: Christian McBride TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Bassist Christian McBride performs both jazz and pop music. He has played with musicians including Sting, Billy Joel, Sonny Rollins, and Pat Metheny.


  16. Bassist Christian McBride makes his way to St. Cecilia this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 |

    ... Over the years, he has performed with jazz legends, such as Sonny Rollins, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny; he has accompanied pop/rock legends, such as James Brown, Sting or The Roots, and he has partnered in innovative collaborations ...


  17. LCDW to Celebrate 10th Season with Principles of Life at BMCC, 3/8Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 |

    ... "Metheny Trilogy," a three-part work inspired by the choreographer's long admiration for jazz guitar master Pat Metheny. Locust and singer-songwriter Drew Yowell, known for his emotionally charged vocals and rootsy, melodic songs, are reprising ...


  18. Guitarist Jason Vieaux Performs At Lee UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 |

    ... Paulo Bellinati's Jongo, Hans Werner Henze's "Drei Tentos" from Kammermusik, Mr. Vieaux's arrangement of Pat Metheny's Always and Forever, AntA nio Carlos JobA m's A Felicidade, Mr. Vieaux's arrangement of Duke Ellington's In a Sentimental Mood, and ...


  19. Music Education Monday: Behind the score of Birdman with drummer Antonio SanchezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    The Academy Award nominated film Birdman , now playing in theaters across the US, has won acclaim for its script, cinematography, lead performance by Michael Keaton, and the musical score created by drummer Antonio Sanchez . Perhaps best known to jazz fans for his work with guitarist Pat Metheny, Sanchez unfortunately was eliminated from consideration in this year's Oscars due to a technicality, as the film's soundtrack also included some pre-existing material.


  20. Metheny, Redman, other jazz stars celebrate bassist Charlie Haden at memorial concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Weyburn This Week

    Pat Metheny, Josh Redman and other jazz stars turned out for a memorial concert to celebrate the music and life of Charlie Haden, one of the most influential bassists in jazz history. Singer Ruth Cameron Haden, who hosted Tuesday night's gathering at Town Hall, said her late husband made it his life mission "to impart and bring beauty to the world" through his music.