Pat Metheny

American jazz guitarist and composer (born 1954) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Patrick Bruce Metheny (/məˈθni/ mə-THEE-nee; born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.[1]

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Background information
Birth namePatrick Bruce Metheny
Born (1954-08-12) August 12, 1954 (age 69)
Lee's Summit, Missouri, U.S.
  • Musician
  • composer
  • producer
  • professor
Years active1974–present

He was the leader of the Pat Metheny Group (1977–2010) and continues to work in various small-combo, duet, and solo settings, as well as other side projects. His style incorporates elements of progressive and contemporary jazz, latin jazz, and jazz fusion.[2] He has three gold albums and 20 Grammy Awards,[3][4] and is the only person to have won Grammys in 10 categories.

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