Patrick Bruce Metheny (born 12 August 1954 in Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA) is an American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group. Metheny's musical contexts separate into many branches: the Pat Metheny Group plus various collaborations, duets, solo works, and other side projects. He first made it big in the jazz world with the famous vibraphonist Gary Burton. Throughout the late 70's, 80's, and 90's, Metheny established himself as one of the leading jazz guitar players in the world. Famous for his tasteful midwestern style and tone, he also has an incredible facility with the guitar. His compositions have earned him acclaim in the jazz world as well. He has played with such greats as: Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Ornette Coleman, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Charlie Haden, Jim Hall, John Scofield, Bill Stewart, Brad Mehldau and Jaco Pastorius. Similar artists include Mike Stern, Bill Frisell, and John McLaughlin. Pat Metheny has won 17 Grammy awards and holds the record for winning Grammys in the most categories. You will find Pat Metheny also on following artist pages: Jaco Pat Metheny Group Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays John Scofield & Pat Metheny Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny Jim Hall & Pat Metheny Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau Metheny Mehldau Quartet Pat Metheny with Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins Pat Metheny & Dave Holland & Roy Haynes Pat Metheny Trio Anna Maria Jopek & Friends with Pat Metheny Pat Metheny Unity Group (incomplete list). Diskographie: Pat Metheny discography, sorted by years with last fm links: 01. - 1974 - Ring - Gary Burton 02. - 1974 - Jaco - Jaco Pastorius & Pat Metheny with Paul Bley and Bruce Ditmas 03. - 1975 - Dreams So Real - Gary Burton Quintet 04. - 1976 - Passengers - Gary Burton Quartet with Eberhard Weber 05. - 1976 - Bright Size Life - Pat Metheny with Jaco Pastorius and Bob Moses 06. - 1977 - Watercolors - Pat leads. With Lyle Mays, Eberhard Weber and Danny Gottlieb 07. - 1978 - Pat Metheny Group - Pat Metheny Group 08. - 1979 - New Chautauqua - Pat Metheny 09. - 1979 - The Search for Solutions - 10. - 1979 - American Garage - Pat Metheny Group 11. - 1980 - Shadows and Light - Joni Mitchell with Metheny, Mays, Pastorius, Brecker & Alias 12. - 1980 - 80/81 - Pat Metheny with Redman, Haden, Brecker, and DeJohnette 13. - 1981 - The Song Is You - Chick Corea with A. Braxton, J. DeJohnette, L. Konitz, M. Vitous 14. - 1981 - As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays 15. - 1982 - Offramp - Pat Metheny Group 16. - 1983 - Under Fire - with Jerry Goldsmith 17. - 1983 - Travels - Pat Metheny Group 18. - 1984 - Rejoicing - Pat Metheny with Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins 19. - 1984 - Fandango - Unreleased soundtrack with Lyle Mays & Naná Vasconcelos 20. - 1984 - First Circle - Pat Metheny Group 21. - 1984 - Works - Pat Metheny 22. - 1985 - Encontros E Despedidas - Milton Nascimento (Pat plays only on "Vidro e Corte") 23. - 1985 - Contemplación - Pedro Aznar's Sondtrack with Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays and Dan Gottlieb 24. - 1985 - The Falcon and the Snowman - Soundtrack by Pat Metheny Group 27. - 1986 - Story Of Moses - Bob Moses with Metheny, Okoshi, Strickland, Quintero & Harris 28. - 1986 - Day In - Night Out - Mike Metheny 29. - 1986 - Song X - Ornette Coleman, Metheny, D. Coleman, DeJohnette and Haden 30. - 1987 - Michael Brecker - Michael Brecker with Metheny, Kirkland, Haden and DeJohnette 31. - 1987 - Still Life (Talking) - Pat Metheny Group 32. - 1988 - Works II - Pat Metheny 33. - 1989 - Reunion - Gary Burton with Pat Metheny, Will Lee, Peter Erskine and Mitchel Forman 34. - 1989 - Letter from Home - Pat Metheny Group 35. - 1989 - Electric Counterpoint - Steve Reich. 36. - 1990 - Reunion - Gary Burton 37. - 1990 - Parallel Realities - Jack DeJohnette with Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock 38. - 1990 - Tell Me Where You're Going - Silje Nergaard 39. - 1990 - Question and Answer - Pat Metheny & Dave Holland & Roy Haynes 40. - 1992 - Toys - (on "Let Joy And Innocence Prevail") 41. - 1992 - Till We Have Faces - Gary Thomas, Metheny, Murphy, Cox, Howard, Carrington, Moss. 42. - 1992 - Secret Story - Pat Metheny Group 43. - 1993 - Wish - Joshua Redman album with Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins 44. - 1993 - Yin and the Yout - Paul Wertico Pat plays guitar on "Don't Look Back" only 45. - 1993 - Parallel Realities live... - Mellon Jazz Festival 1990, DeJohnette, Metheny, Hancock & Holland 46. - 1993 - The Road to You - Pat Metheny Group 47. - 1994 - Noa - Achinoam Nini 48. - 1994 - I Can See Your House from Here - John Scofield & Pat Metheny 49. - 1994 - Zero Tolerance for Silence - Pat Metheny 50. - 1995 - We Live Here - Pat Metheny Group 51. - 1996 - Pursuance - Kenny Garrett album with Brian Blade, and Rodney Whitaker 52. - 1996 - Passaggio per il paradiso - Soundtrack by Pat Metheny 53. - 1996 - The Sign of 4 - with Derek Bailey, Gregg Bendian, and Paul Wertico 54. - 1996 - Passaggio per il paradiso - Pat Metheny 55. - 1996 - Quartet - Pat Metheny Group 56. - 1997 - Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories) - Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny 57. - 1997 - Imaginary Day - Pat Metheny Group 58. - 1998 - Like Minds - Gary Burton with Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, & Dave Holland 59. - 1998 - The Sound of Summer Running - Marc Johnson with Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, & Joey Baron 60. - 1998 - Dreams - Philip Bailey 61. - 1998 - Babe: Pig in the City - with E.G. Daily (on "A Heart That's True") 62. - 1999 - Traveling Miles - Cassandra Wilson 63. - 1999 - The Elements: Water - Dave Liebman with Pat Metheny, Billy Hart, and Cecil McBee 64. - 1999 - Simply Said - Kenny Garrett. Pat plays on "Sounds Like Winter" & "Simply Said". 65. - 1999 - Time Is of the Essence - Michael Brecker. Pat plays guitar and wrote "Timeline" & "As I Am". 66. - 1999 - Jim Hall & Pat Metheny - Jim Hall 67. - 1999 - A Map of the World - Pat Metheny 68. - 2000 - Trio -> Live - Pat Metheny Trio with Pat Metheny, Bill Stewart & Larry Grenadier 69. - 2000 - Trio 99 -> 00 - Pat Metheny Trio with Pat Metheny, Bill Stewart and Larry Grenadier 70. - 2001 - Nocturne - Charlie Haden. Pat plays on "Noche de Ronda (Night of Wandering)". 71. - 2001 - Reverence - Richard Bona. Pat plays on track number 6. 72. - 2001 - The Move To The Groove Session (feat. Jimmy Heath) - Pat Metheny & The Heath Brothers 73. - 2002 - Upojenie - Anna Maria Jopek 74. - 2002 - Speaking of Now - 75. - 2003 - Portrait of Jaco: The Early Years, 1968-1978 Disc 1 - Interview and live 75. - 2003 - Portrait of Jaco: The Early Years, 1968-1978 Disc 2 - with J. Pastorius & B. Moses 76. - 2003 - One Quiet Night - Pat Metheny 77. - 2004 - Rarum IX / Selected Recordings - 78. - 2005 - Sueña La Alhambra - Enrique Morente album, renowned Spanish flamenco singer. 79. - 2005 - Song X: Twentieth Anniversary - Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman incl. 6 unrel. records 80. - 2005 - The Way Up - Pat Metheny Group 81. - 2006 - Metheny Mehldau - Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau 82. - 2007 - Pilgrimage - Michael Brecker with Metheny, Mehldau, Hancock, Patitucci, and DeJohnette 83. - 2007 - Metheny Mehldau Quartet - Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard 84. - 2008 - Day Trip - with Antonio Sanchez & Christian McBride 85. - 2008 - Tokyo Day Trip - with Antonio Sanchez & Christian McBride (live) 86. - 2009 - Quartet Live! - ECM 87. - 2009 - Mourning Becomes Electra - New Group Theater off-Broadway production 88. - 2010 - Orchestrion - Pat Metheny 89. - 2011 - What's It All About - UK chart peak: #164 90. - 2012 - Unity Band - Pat Metheny with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sanchez 91. - 2012 - The Orchestrion Project - Pat Metheny 92. - 2013 - La noche más larga - Concha Buika 93. - 2013 - Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels | Vol. 20 - with Antonio Sánchez - composed by John Zorn 94. - 2014 - Kin (<-->) - Pat Metheny Unity Group Read more on Last.fm. 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