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  1. Casey Seiler: Upstate hits the canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Albany Times Union

    For upstate New Yorkers, the news connected with all the brutal impact of Randy "Macho Man" Savage landing on your head after launching himself off a turnbuckle: The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam announced Thursday that it would be abandoning the city on the Mohawk in favor of Wichita Falls, Texas. Yes: Wichita Falls - a small city whose previous claim to fame was its prominence in the title of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays ' 1981 jazz album "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls."


  2. Gideon King and City Blog - "City Blog"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Obscure Sound

    Gideon King and City Blog is a jazz fusion project whose new album, City Blog , is making waves among anyone who appreciates chilled-out sophistication in the vein of Steely Dan, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter and Pat Metheny. Huffington Post called Gideon King's new project "not just an ensemble but an experience an aurally rich group filled with sophisticated musicality, their newest self-titled album is full of vibrant arrangements, edgy lyrics, and chilled-out vibes."


  3. Christian McBride On Ray Brown's Bass And James Brown's AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | National Public Radio

    ... McBride is one of the premier bassists in jazz, and the leader of several bands. He's worked with Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny and Herbie Hancock - but also Sting, Queen Latifah, James Brown, Chaka Khan, the Sonos Quartet. He's a public radio host ...


  4. Composer of the soundtrack to the film "Birdman" performs at Jazz Night OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Nine O'Clock

    Antonio Sanchez, one of the world's greatest drummers and the winner of four Grammy Awards, performs in Bucharest on December 6. Born in 1971 in Mexico, Sanchez started playing the drums at the age of 5. He studied at the Berklee College of Music and at New England Conservatory where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in Jazz Studies. He has a master's degree in Jazz Improvization, and his first solo album was recorded with celebrities such as Pat Metheny , Chick Corea, Chris Potter, David Sanchez and Scott Colley.


  5. Michael Cain - SolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Something Else! Reviews

    Keyboardist, composer, producer and educator Michael Cain is certainly prolific enough: he's worked quite a bit with jazz's leading lights including Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, Meshell Ndegeocello, Greg Osby, Ravi Coltrane and Robin Eubanks. He's also made more than ten records under his own name.


  6. Ben Williams to Perform Tribute to Prince at Harlem Stage December 11th and 12thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Bass Player

    ... Winter Jazzfest that he rarely left the stage. Most impressively, he assumed a highly-coveted place in guitarist Pat Metheny's Unity Band. "Ben has a fearless and open-minded approach to what music can be," Metheny has said. "A wonderful combination ...


  7. Music Education Monday: Six-month index, May 2015 - November 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 15 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Lewis * A rhythm section workshop with Rufus Reid * B-3 for beginners * A master class with Tony Williams * Pat Metheny and John Scofield on improvisation * Paquito D'Rivera on composing and playing clarinet, and more * Master classes with Wynton ...


  8. Zen and the art of the sax playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Albany Times Union

    ... and fans around the globe. Potter, who worked with jazz titans including Herbie Hancock , Dave Holland and Pat Metheny - and even performed on the Steely Dan album "Two Against Nature" - works in a variety of settings that include his own bands as ...


  9. Pat Metheny and Christian McBride Join the Educational Venture "Reba To The Rescue"Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Digital Game Developer

    Kids can now have fun and learn at the same time. Reba to the Rescue has an App, available in Apple and Android formats, and learning videos which are available in English and Spanish with a Japanese version to be introduced shortly.


  10. Brad Mehldau TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | 24 Hours

    The two sides of Mehldau's personality - the improviser and the formalist - play off each other, and the effect is often something like controlled chaos. An unstoppable force on piano since his emergence in the mid-90s, Brad Mehldau raised the bar for instrumentalists across the board, collaborating with the likes of Jon Brion, Pat Metheny, Chris Thile and most recently drummer Mark Guiliana on the electronic jazz fest Taming the Dragon .


  11. Whitworth brings jazz legend Pat Metheny to town - Thu, 05 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | The Spokesman-Review

    There are few artists in contemporary jazz as well known and loved as Pat Metheny. The guitarist has played in many genres - jazz, country, rock, folk.


  12. Meeting MuallemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Afro Cuban, although when I was a teenager and when I was in the army I listened to jazz people like [guitarist] Pat Metheny, [saxophonist John] Coltrane, [trumpeter] Miles Davis and [pianist] Michel Petrucciani and all those guys. But I didn't play ...


  13. A Brief Introduction To Baritone Guitars [Lessons]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 |

    ... used it especially with drop tunings. Rock groups such as Aerosmith , Dave Mathews , Staind . Jazz musicians Pat Metheny , Linda Manzer , Ani Di Franco and Clifton Hyde . The baritone that has the deepest bass sound is the longer scale length 30 ...


  14. Live! Tonight! Not Sold-OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Willamette Week

    ... that only comes with a light-handed mastery of his craft. A longtime backing musician for famed jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, whom he has helped win three Grammys, Sanchez can shock audiences with the technical mastery of his instrument, while not ...


  15. When it comes to the piano, it's easy to be held hostage by your fingers'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Three key records: The Chick Corea Elektric Band; Bright Size Life, by Pat Metheny and the collaborations between Ben Webster and producer Norman Granz. Currently reading: Los gauchos judos by Alberto Gerchunoff; Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch and Crmenes by Ferdinand von Schirach.


  16. Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival 2015: Guitar Heaven with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Guitar World

    This past September, I had the great privilege of being asked to participate in the sixth annual Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival in Bigfork, Montana, as an Artist in Residence, where I served as an instructor in group and private capacities and appeared as a performer. I had heard about COCGF for a few years, as past events have included an incredibly diverse array of brilliant, world-class musicians such as Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, Dweezil Zappa, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Steve Lukather, Joe Bonamassa, David Wilcox, Livingston Taylor, Julian Lage, Sonny Landreth, Chris Hillman, John Oates, Robben Ford, Scott Tenant , Alex de Grassi, and Shelby Lynne, and many others.


  17. Joni Mitchell's Stage Played Guitar Going Up for Auction November 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Guitar Player

    ... Shadows & Light, in 1979, Mitchell played the brown sunburst alongside bassist Jaco Pastorius, lead guitarist Pat Metheny, saxophone player Michael Brecker and drummer Don Alias at the Santa Barbara County Bowl. In 1983, Mitchell recorded Refuge of ...


  18. Bass Guru Announces Mark Egan Fretless Lesson SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Bass Player

    ... with the likes of Sting, Joan Osborne, Sophie B. Hawkins and Arcadia, to seminal jazz and fusion recordings with Pat Metheny, the Gil Evans Orchestra and his own band, Elements, to his landmark solo sides. At the University of Miami School of Music, ...


  19. Recording of November 2015: Hommage a Eberhard WeberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Stereophile

    Various Artists: Hommage a Eberhard Weber Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Gary Burton, Scott Colley, Danny Gottlieb, Paul McCandless, Michael Gibbs; SWR Big Band, Helge Sunde, conductor ECM 2463 . 2015.


  20. Charlie Haden & Gonzolo Rubalcalba, Tokyo AdagiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Stereophile

    ... in Canada, a gig that eventually led to a recording date, for the album Nocturne , also featuring Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, and, on some tracks, strings. (For all the marks he made as a free-jazz pioneer and left-wing activist, Haden was nothing if ...