Pat Metheny Group

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The Pat Metheny Group was an American jazz band founded in 1977. The core members of the group were guitarist, composer and bandleader Pat Metheny; and keyboardist and composer Lyle Mays, who was in the group at its inception. Other long-standing members included bassist and producer Steve Rodby, from 1981 to 2010, and drummer Antonio Sanchez, from 2002 to 2010. Vocalist Pedro Aznar and drummer Paul Wertico were also long-time members. In addition to a core quartet, the group was often joined by a variety of other instrumentalists expanding the size to six or eight musicians.

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Pat Metheny Group
OriginLee's Summit, Missouri, United States
GenresJazz
Years active1977–2010
LabelsECM, Geffen, Warner Bros., Nonesuch
Past members
Websitewww.patmetheny.com
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