Pat Metheny (Composer)
Born: 12th August 1954, Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States
Patrick Bruce Metheny is an American jazz guitarist and composer.
He is the leader of the Pat Metheny Group and is also involved in duets, solo works, and other side projects. His style incorporates elements of progressive and contemporary jazz, Latin jazz, and jazz fusion. Metheny has three gold albums and 20 Grammy Awards and is the only person to win Grammys in 10 categories. He is the brother of jazz flugelhornist Mike Metheny.
Further Reading: Metheny
Pat Metheny's debut studio recording featured a blending of ECM-style jazz, fusion and Americana sounds, proving the young guitarist was already a force to be reckoned with.