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Pat Metheny


Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.09 | 127 ratings

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4 stars This is a jazz album, flirting with the fusion style. The main attraction is Metheny's electric guitar solos. He has a very personal sound: his solos notes are not sustained: in other words, he plays a note, and immediately after, he plays the next one; he is really fast, and his guitar sound is very urban. The drums here are often fast, complex and well played. The bass is very rhythmic and sophisticated. Lyle Mays plays the piano and the keyboards; he is not still at his best here, but he gives a solid contribution: the modern keyboards give a fresh atmosphere to the whole; the keyboards, the piano, the guitars, the bass and the drums are well balanced and thus they all work together to make solid compositions.
greenback | 4/5 |


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