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Pat Metheny

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Cuando los elefantes sueñan con la música - Una de Pat Metheny - 11/01/23

Cuando los elefantes sueñan con la música

'Last train home' y 'Minuano' del disco del Pat Metheny Group de 1987 'Still life (Talking); 'The first circle', 'If I could' Y 'Yolanda, you learn' del disco del Pat Metheny Group de 1984 'First circle'; 'Above the treetops', 'Always and forever' y 'Tell her you saw me' del disco de Pat Metheny de 1992 'Secret story' y 'Better days ahead' del disco de Pat Metheny de 2021 'Side-eye New York City'. Escuchar audio


11 Jan 2023

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Pat Metheny: Bright Size Life

Sing for Science

What Neuroimaging Can Tell us About Improvisation in Music. Jazz Guitar Legend Pat Metheny and neurosurgeon Dr. Charles Limb talk language and music connection, freestyle rap brain scans and more!


16 Mar 2022

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Episode 45 - A Conversation With Esteemed Guitarist, Composer, And Bandleader Pat Metheny

The Cool Toddcast - All about jazz.

Pat and Todd discuss various aspects of playing and thinking about music.


2 Feb 2022

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Moods & Modes

Pat Metheny, one of the most critically acclaimed jazz musicians in the world, joins Alex to talk about his exceptional career, the enormous range of his playing style, and the idea of music without boundaries. The two discuss the different guitars that Metheny has played over the years, how he found his sound by rejecting the impulse to follow in the musical footsteps of Wes Montgomery, and why the ever-changing versions of Pat Metheny are really just part of the whole. Part one of a two-part episode. Unlike almost any other modern musician, Pat Metheny remains uniquely unpredictable. HIs versatility is nearly without peer on any instrument. Over the years, he has performed with artists as diverse as Steve Reich to Ornette Coleman to Herbie Hancock to Jim Hall to Milton Nascimento to David Bowie. Metheny has won countless awards, including three gold records for Still Life (Talking), Letter from Home, and Secret Story. He has been nominated for 37 Grammy awards and is the winner of 20. He has also been nominated in 13 different Grammy award categories, winning in 10 of them. HIs new album, SIDE-EYE NYC (V1.IV), an exciting, vibrant and energized new platform for Metheny, is available now.Moods & Modes is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Alex Skolnick. Osiris Production by Kirsten Cluthe and Brad Stratton. Editing and mixing by Justin Thomas (Revoice Media). Music by Alex Skolnick. Artwork by Mark Dowd. To discover more podcasts that help you connect more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com. If you like what you hear, please give us a rate and review on Apple Podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 4mins

10 Sep 2021

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The Tao of Pat Metheny

Wong Notes

The master on what makes an icon, why devotion to music pays dividends, and why the drummer is top dog, plus choosing the best collaborators, owning Wes Montgomery’s guitar, and why his entire life’s work is “all one tune.”Get 30% off your first year of DistroKid by going here: http://distrokid.com/vip/corywongVisit Pat Metheny: http://patmetheny.comHit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.comVisit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.comVisit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespodIG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespodProduced by Jason Shadrick and Cory WongAdditional Editing by Shawn PersingerPresented by DistroKid

1hr 33mins

8 Sep 2021

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Pat Metheny

Questlove Supreme

This week's Questlove Supreme guest is considered a total flex for this show. To quote our leader, "He is the only man who has won Grammys in 10 categories!!!" Pat Metheny is truly one of the most adventurous and creative talents in music, in any genre he chooses. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme dive into a life of limitless improvisation and wait until you hear where he thinks music should go next! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 43mins

8 Sep 2021

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Pat Metheny plays LIVE in Richard Niles Exclusive Interview PART 3

Radio Richard | Richard Niles Podcast

Pat Metheny plays LIVE in Richard Niles Exclusive Interview PART 3 In this 3rd and final part of my BBC Radio 2 series “Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life” recorded in 2007, Pat not only explains his concepts, he also demonstrates them on the guitar. This is a unique opportunity to hear how he expresses the infinite optimism, fearless exploration and sensitive humanity of his music. Features comments from GARY BURTON, LYLE MAYS, JACK DeJOHNETTE, JAY AZZOLINA. I continued to ask philosophically provocative questions that elicited such fascinating answers. As I wrote in my book, The Pat Metheny Interviews, “we are indeed fortunate to have lived at a time when artists such as Metheny were allowed to develop, be appreciated and supported by both the artistic and economic environment of the 2nd half of the 20th century. Our lives have been enriched by them.” Also included are musical transcriptions of Pat’s playing from the book. Enjoy! Take notes! SUBSCRIBE! Please Like, Share, and Subscribe to get notifications about our new content: 💞https://www.youtube.com/user/DRRICHARDNILES?sub_confirmation=1 "The Pat Metheny Interviews" available from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1423474694/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_2ZJRVTA97F4BXQB07MWF #patmetheny #richardniles #radiorichard #patmethenyinterview All music used by permission. “Radio Richard Theme” by Richard Niles ©2021Niles Smiles Music Sung by Free Play Duo


27 Aug 2021

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Pat Metheny gets up close and personal with Richard Niles - PART 2

Radio Richard | Richard Niles Podcast

Pat Metheny gets up close and personal with Richard Niles - Video PART 2A RADIO RICHARD SPECIAL PRESENTATION In this 2nd part of my BBC Radio 2 series “Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life” recorded in 2007, Pat explains his concepts, philosophies and practices. This is invaluable to students, teachers and music lovers, and will enrich the soul of anyone who cares about art and creativity. Having known Pat since 1974, I posed some deliberately provocative questions, designed to get to the heart of his artistry.As I wrote in my book, “The Pat Metheny Interviews”, “I asked questions beyond music because I know that underneath all that charisma, theoretical knowledge and dynamic talent there is the intense philosophical mindset that created it. Pat Metheny is more than just a bunch of cool notes that are fun to listen to. There is a nexus in his brain Where Clifford Brown meets Nietzsche and they discuss nuclear physics while playing the changes to ‘Stella By Starlight’”Please Like, Share, and Subscribe to get notifications about our new content All music used by permission. “Radio Richard Theme” by Richard Niles ©2021Niles Smiles Music Sung by Free Play Duo “Richard Niles on the Radio” by Richard Niles ©2021Niles Smiles Music Sung by The Swingle Singers


22 Aug 2021

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Pat Metheny gets up close and personal with Richard Niles (PART 1)

Radio Richard | Richard Niles Podcast

A RADIO RICHARD SPECIAL PRESENTATION “The only listener I know anything about is myself. I have absolutely no sense of how anybody else perceives anything. I just try to play for the listener inside me.” Pat Metheny Pat Metheny is one of the most significant musicians of the last 50 years. In 2007, he invited me into his NYC home studio for my BBC Radio 2 series “Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life”. Over the next 3 days we talked about the myriad aspect of a career of unprecedented achievement, revolutionizing both the guitar and jazz itself - from Metheny’s first realization of his affinity for music to his wisdom accrued from years of dedicated musicianship - at practice, in the studio and on the road. Also interviewed are Metheny’s close collaborators including Gary Burton, Lyle Mays, Jack De Johnette, John Patitucci, his brother Mike Metheny and the late Michael Brecker. My friend Jack Gwizdala accompanied me for these interviews and played bass with Pat on some of the musical examples. “The Pat Metheny Interviews” published by Hal Leonard in 2009, including musical transcriptions of Metheny’s musical performances illustrating his creative concepts.  “Limpid, lucid, fluid, flowing, open, optimistic: you could apply these words to both Pat Metheny’s music and this book, a series of interviews by Dr Richard Niles, a gently humorous man whose strong work ethic has been rewarded with worldwide success in more than one genre. Niles’s banter gets the best out of his old friend. If you’re interested in music and ideas for a better future this book will help. If you’re already converted to Pat Metheny then it’s essential.” JAZZ JOURNAL “the book goes beyond the usual biographical and guitar specific material that is normally found in a Metheny interview. It is a chance for musicians and non-musicians alike to learn more about the artistic process that fuels this legendary guitarist, composer and bandleader.” GUITAR CHRONICLE “Niles has known Metheny since the mid-1970s, and he knows what questions to ask. The responses he gets are smart, funny and revealing.He has done pretty much everything right. People will still be learning from Metheny’s music for many more decades. And they can learn a lot about why it matters from this book. “    CALIFORNIA CHRONICLE “Like eavesdropping on a conversation between two long-time friends and musicians, The Pat Metheny Interviews, is an insightfully revealing dialogue between American jazz guitarist and composer, Pat Metheny, and Richard Niles, a renowned composer, producer and songwriter.” MY 3 BOOKS Available from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1423474694/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_2ZJRVTA97F4BXQB07MWF


15 Aug 2021

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S2 Ep3: Pat Metheny

Subject, Object, Verb

Guitarist and composer Pat Metheny has spent the last five decades investigating music from a vast array of musical approaches. On this episode, he discusses music from a philosophical perspective, alongside a few excerpts from his album of guitar quartet music Road to The Sun. Host Ross Simonini Credits Produced by ArtReview and Ross Simonini


27 Apr 2021