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PAT METHENY GROUP: OFFRAMP

Pat Metheny

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.18 | 97 ratings

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4 stars This record has very varied jazzy songs. Lyle Mays' keyboards are often floating and relaxing. "Au lait" is a relax jazzy track made of piano, acoustic guitars and soft drums, perfect for a cabaret ambience. "Offramp" is a fast free jazz experimentation track with the unusual guitar synthesizer (highly pitched saxophone-like) which can be found on the song "Barcarole". "James" is a more conventional rhythmic urban jazz track, like Metheny use to compose. "The bat part 2" is a wonderful & very floating keyboards oriented piece: Lyle Mays masters well his instruments here. It is clear that Metheny wanted here to experiment the guitar synthesizer.
greenback | 4/5 |

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