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    Listen: NPR's "Fresh Air" Says New Cuong Vu, Pat Metheny Album "Showcases Their Musical Chemistry"

    The new album Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, one of two albums featuring Pat Metheny released on Nonesuch earlier this month, has been reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. The album joins the guitarist with a trio led by longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter Cuong Vu. It comprises five tunes written by Vu plus one by Metheny and one by Andrew D'Angelo.

    "The album lets you hear why the headliners get along," explains Fresh Air jazz reviewer Kevin Whitehead: "the guitarist's approach to sound and melody and streaking long tones spoke to the trumpeter from the first." You can hear the complete review, including excerpts from the album, below.

    Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny was also reviewed in the Guardian, where it earned four stars. "Metheny enters completely into the exploratory spirit, and gives Vu's intriguing music a fresh dimension and creative support," says Guardian reviewer John Fordham. You can read the four-star review at theguardian.com.

    To pick up a copy of Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, head to iTunes or the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout.

    Pat Metheny concludes his tour of Asia with Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym Simcock, and Linda Oh with a performances in Hong Kong and Shanghai this week. From there, the musicians head to Israel and Europe for the next leg of the tour. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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The new album Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny has been reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. "The album lets you hear why the headliners get along," explains Fresh Air reviewer Kevin Whitehead: "the guitarist's approach to sound and melody and streaking long tones spoke to the trumpeter from the first." You can hear the complete review here. The Guardian gives the album four stars. "Metheny enters completely into the exploratory spirit," says Guardian's John Fordham, "and gives Vu's intriguing music a fresh dimension and creative support."

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The new album Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, one of two albums featuring Pat Metheny released on Nonesuch earlier this month, has been reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. The album joins the guitarist with a trio led by longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter Cuong Vu. It comprises five tunes written by Vu plus one by Metheny and one by Andrew D'Angelo.

"The album lets you hear why the headliners get along," explains Fresh Air jazz reviewer Kevin Whitehead: "the guitarist's approach to sound and melody and streaking long tones spoke to the trumpeter from the first." You can hear the complete review, including excerpts from the album, below.

Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny was also reviewed in the Guardian, where it earned four stars. "Metheny enters completely into the exploratory spirit, and gives Vu's intriguing music a fresh dimension and creative support," says Guardian reviewer John Fordham. You can read the four-star review at theguardian.com.

To pick up a copy of Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny, head to iTunes or the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout.

Pat Metheny concludes his tour of Asia with Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym Simcock, and Linda Oh with a performances in Hong Kong and Shanghai this week. From there, the musicians head to Israel and Europe for the next leg of the tour. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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