http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/sfjazz-center-2016-17-season-pat-metheny-brad-mehldau-joshua-redman-emmylou-harris-2016-06-15June 15, 2016|0 comments
The SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco has announced its 2016–17 concert season and featured among the performers taking the Miner Auditorium stage in the venue's fifth anniversary season are Pat Metheny with his new quartet; Brad Mehldau, revisiting his acclaimed 2010 album Highway Rider with his Trio, Joshua Redman, Mark Guiliana, and a chamber orchestra; and Emmylou Harris, who joins Rosanne Cash and Lucinda Williams in concert. Tickets go on sale to members on Saturday, June 25, and to the general public on Wednesday, July 13.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tourpat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-npr-fresh-air-cuong-vu-pat-metheny-album-showcases-musical-chemistry-2016-05-31May 31, 2016|0 comments
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."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radio Reviewspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/center-art-performance-ucla-2016-17-season-pat-metheny-kronos-quartet-magnetic-fields-2016-05-20May 20, 2016|0 commentsCenter for the Art of Performance at UCLA 2016–17 Season to Include Pat Metheny, Kronos Quartet, Magnetic Fields
The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA) has announced its 2016–17 season, and featured among the artists performing this season are several artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Pat Metheny, Kronos Quartet, and The Magnetic Fields. The season also includes a dance performance set to music by Laurie Anderson and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tourpat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/two-new-albums-pat-metheny-out-now-nonesuch-unity-sessions-cuong-vu-trio-2016-05-06May 06, 2016|0 commentsTwo New Albums from Pat Metheny Out Now on Nonesuch: "The Unity Sessions," "Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny"
Today marks the release of two new albums from guitarist, composer, and bandleader Pat Metheny on Nonesuch Records. Metheny is well-known as a musical collaborator, and both records feature friends and colleagues with whom he has worked for years. The Unity Sessions is taken from a filmed performance with Pat Metheny Unity Group that was recently released on DVD, and Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny joins the guitarist with a trio led by longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter Cuong Vu.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/pat-metheny-born-new-track-album-unity-sessions-2016-04-15April 15, 2016|0 comments
Pat Metheny has unveiled a new track, "Born," from the forthcoming Pat Metheny Unity Group album, The Unity Sessions, which is due out May 6. The song, which premiered via Jazz Times yesterday, can be heard below and is available to download now with pre-orders of the new album along with the previously released album track "This Belongs to You." Pat Metheny joins bassist Ron Carter for several East Coast performances next week.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-releases-albums-pat-metheny-may-6-unity-sessions-cuong-vu-trio-2016-03-18March 18, 2016|1 commentsNonesuch Releases Two New Albums from Pat Metheny on May 6: "The Unity Sessions," "Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny"
Nonesuch releases a pair of new albums from guitarist, composer, and bandleader Pat Metheny on May 6, 2016. Metheny is well-known as a musical collaborator, and both records feature friends and colleagues with whom he has worked for years. The Unity Sessions is taken from a filmed performance with Pat Metheny Unity Group that was recently released on DVD, and Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny joins the guitarist with a trio led by longtime Pat Metheny Group trumpeter Cuong Vu. Pre-orders of each include an instant download of a track from its album.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/pat-metheny-wins-echo-jazz-award-international-instrumentalist-year-guitar-2015-03-24April 24, 2015|0 comments
Congratulations to Pat Metheny, who has been named the winner of the ECHO Jazz 2015 Award for International Instrumentalist of the Year, Guitar, for his album with Pat Metheny Unity Group, Kin (←→), released last year on Nonesuch Records. Metheny won an ECHO for Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels Vol. 20 in 2014 and for Orchestrion in 2011.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/pat-metheny-named-detroit-jazz-festival-2015-artist-residence-2015-03-31March 31, 2015|0 comments
Pat Metheny will be the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence, including different music incarnations at this year's festival Labor Day Weekend—sets from the Pat Metheny Trio with Antonio Sánchez and Scott Colley and special guest Detroiter Kenny Garrett; an intimate acoustic duo with Detroiter Ron Carter; a reunion with the Gary Burton in a special quartet put together just for this festival; and a large ensemble with the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra—as well as education and mentorship activities throughout the year.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tourpat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/brad-mehldau-pat-metheny-joshua-redman-nominated-echo-jazz-awards-2015-02-19February 19, 2015|0 comments
The ECHO Jazz 2015 Award nominations have been announced by the German Recording Academy, and among the nominees are Brad Mehldau, who is up for International Instrumentalist of the Year, Piano/Keyboards, for his album with drummer Mark Guiliana, Mehliana: Taming the Dragon; Pat Metheny for International Instrumentalist of the Year, Guitar, and Pat Metheny Unity Group for International Ensemble of the Year for Kin (←→); and Joshua Redman for International Instrumentalist of the Year, Saxophone/Woodwinds, for Trios Live.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newspat methenyhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/pat-metheny-unity-group-final-leg-kin-world-tour-2014-11-10November 10, 2014|0 comments
Pat Metheny Unity Group closes out a year-long, worldwide tour with a month-long North American tour featuring music from their debut album, Kin (←→). Metheny and the band kick off the final leg of the tour in Canada at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in Ontario, followed by stops in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec; head to the States for shows in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland; make a quick trip to Mexico for the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival in Mexico; then return to the States for a culminating, week-long residency at the Blue Note in New York City.