As a few days have passed here, I am getting so many requests to comment on Lyle’s passing. Over the past hours, in response, I took a few moments to further reflect….
The new record features ten compositions by Metheny, who is joined by Antonio Sanchez, bassist Linda May Han Oh, and pianist Gwilym Simcock plus more special guests. Available Now.
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It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of our friend and brother, Lyle Mays (1953-2020). He passed today in Los Angeles after a long battle with a recurring illness, surrounded by loved ones.
Pat Metheny is launching a new playing environment called “Side-Eye” for this upcoming season, featuring James Francies(piano/ keyboards) and Marcus Gilmore on drums.
On December 13 University officials awarded an honorary degree to Pat, a Missouri native.
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PMRadio has moved to curated playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.
On the May 29th McGill University graduation ceremony for Music, a Doctor of Music, honoris causa was conferred on Pat Metheny.
24 songs beautifully arranged for jazz piano solos.
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Pat discusses the impact of music on the brain, our emotions and memory, as well as the process of creativity in music, art, and science and the role of music in healing.
The news comes just months after received the NEA Jazz Master Award as well as Jazz FM’s “PRS- Music Gold Award” for lifetime achievement.
Metheny has selected 147 of his most played tunes to create a new type of Real Book, approved and gig-tested by the composer himself. The Real Book is now available in C and B Flat instruments.
The prize recognizes Pat's life-long contribution to jazz composition, performance and education.