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PAT METHENY GROUP

Pat Metheny

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.08 | 119 ratings

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sgtpepper
4 stars Floating jazz album with traditional rock instruments. The sound is lyrical and maybe influenced also by country and folk. Keys are very easy going like in "San Lorenzo" where keyboards dominate, be it piano or synths in the background. "Phase dance" has a delicate jazz guitar which is fluid and accessible, miles different from other renowned jazz fusion guitars. Despite having a few chords and simple motive, rhythm and main section always have something to alternate.

"Jaco" veers towards jazz-rock with funk elements, having such name also putting bass guitar in the spotlight. Drumming is delicate with many fill-ins. "April joy" is an amazing upbeat number in the beginning which calms down later on. "Lone Jack" is a tour-de-force for all players. Based on a Latin beat, the guitar art is at the utmost level. Intensive drumming and bass will awake all listeners.

A very good fusion album.

sgtpepper | 4/5 |

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