Pat Metheny

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The 10 best jazz albums of 2020
Alongside archive recordings from Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane, and inventive new releases by Maria Schneider and Carla Bley, 2020 had plenty of spectacular fusions

John Fordham

21, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Pat Metheny: From This Place review | John Fordham's jazz album of the month
Metheny’s superb band crack through his postbop experiments, unrehearsed, and the addition of orchestral arrangements broadens the appeal

John Fordham

06, Mar, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny review – jazz with an exploratory spirit

John Fordham

26, May, 2016 @5:40 PM

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Pat Metheny: The Unity Sessions review – everything flows beautifully
(Nonesuch)

Dave Gelly

15, May, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek and others: Hommage a Eberhard Weber review – heartfelt 75th birthday tribute
A trio of jazz aristocracts gang up to pay tribute to the German bassist and composer on the occasion of his 75th birthday

John Fordham

08, Oct, 2015 @5:30 PM

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Pat Metheny: 10 of the best
Here, to celebrate the jazz guitarist turning 60, are 10 of his greatest musical moments, from samba-tinged Beatles, to TV-ad favourites, to noise wigouts

John Lewis

12, Aug, 2014 @12:28 PM

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Pat Metheny Unity Band review – edgy jazz and much-loved 80s hits

From warm ballads to film-score broodings, the Pat Metheny Unity Band's fluent and diverse set was flawless, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

12, Jun, 2014 @11:17 AM

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Meltdown, Arcade Fire, Jessy Lanza: this week's new live music

James Lavelle's Meltdown | Arcade Fire | Jessy Lanza | Rhys Chatham | Pat Metheny Unity Group | City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Jennifer Lucy Allan, Andrew Clements, John Fordham and John Robinson

07, Jun, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Kin review – the Pat Metheny Unity Group take on 30 instruments and win
Pat Metheny's Unity Group muster a huge array of instruments and the tunes to match, writes Dave Gelly

Dave Gelly

02, Mar, 2014 @12:05 AM

John Fordham's top five jazz albums of 2013

From Polish trumpeters to English folk singers, there were some great recordings in 2013 – here's our pick

John Fordham

23, Dec, 2013 @9:30 AM

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Take five: John Fordham's month in jazz – May

In his monthly roundup of what's happening in the jazz world, our critic looks back at one festival and forward to another, and celebrates a 60th birthday

John Fordham

21, May, 2013 @4:06 PM

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ECM: In search of free jazz and free expression

Manfred Eicher discusses his genre-defying label ECM, home of Keith Jarrett, Arvo Pärt and priceless recordings of free jazz greats

Francis Marmande

26, Mar, 2013 @2:00 PM

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