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Pat Metheny

Guitarist
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Net worth 2018: $245 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Lee's Summit
Country: United States
BirthDay: 12 August 1954
Sigh: Virgo
Education: 1972 - Lee's Summit High School, University of Miami
BIOGRAPHY

Pat Metheny was bornon 12 August 1954 in Lee's Summit, American, is Guitarist. Patrick Bruce 'Pat' Metheny is an American jazz guitarist and composer who is acknowledged as one of the greatest contemporary musicians owing to his versatility on any instrument. He is a multi-Grammy winning jazz fusion guitarist known for incorporating pop music and traditional jazz with the help of technology. He has spent most of his life touring and averages between 120-240 shows a year since he began touring over 30 years ago, some for his own projects and some for other artists. Coming from a musical lineage, he was proficient in playing the trumpet and the guitar by the age of 15. During high school he played the French horn for the half-time marching band for academic credits and gave jazz performances in Kansas City. His accomplishments as a musician are unique, but his feats as a music educator are no less. He became the youngest teacher at the Miami University and also at the Berklee College of Music. At Berklee's, under the guidance of vibraphonist Gary Burton he became known as a teenage prodigy. Eventually he went on to found the Pat Metheny Group which also featured the pianist Lyle Mays; Mays would become his frequent collaborator and their professional relationship has spanned over 25 years and 15 albums.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$245 Million

TIMELINE
2013

The band became the new 'Pat Metheny Unity Group' in 2013 and had a new member, Italian composer and multi instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi

2012

In 2012, he formed a quartet named 'Unity Band' with drummer Sanchez, bassist Ben Williams and saxophone-player Chris Potter, and they toured the Europe and the US

2005

Metheny’s solo album, ‘Secret Story’, as well as The Pat Metheny Group's albums ‘Still Life (Talking)’ and ‘Letter from Home’ went onto become Gold records, while the live performances of the group’s album ‘The Way Up’ received standing ovations in almost 90 concerts during their 2005 world tour

2002

Their next album was 'Speaking of Now' (2002) and it featured several younger musicians including drummer Antonio Sanchez, trumpet player Cuong Vu, and bassist-vocalist-guitarist and percussionist Richard Bona

1995

The albums 'We Live Here' (1995), 'Quartet' (1996) and 'Imaginary Day' (1997) were referred to by Metheny and Mays as the triptych

1989

They followed it up with the album 'Letter From Home' (1989)

1987

Their album 'Still Life (Talking)' (1987) combined Brazilian jazz-influenced harmonies with jazz, folk and pop elements

1983

The group's next releases were the albums ‘Travels’ (1983), ‘First Circle’ (1984) and ‘The Falcon and the Snowman’ (1985)

1982

Their next album 'Offramp' (1982) was their first recording to win a Grammy Award

1979

The group's second album, 'American Garage' (1979) turned out to be a huge success and the album ranked No

1978

The group's first album 'Pat Metheny Group' (1978) was released on the ECM label

1977

He created a jazz fusion group called 'Pat Metheny Group' in 1977, in which he was the guitarist, composer and the bandleader, while Lyle Mays played the roles of keyboardist and composer

1975

His debut album, 'Bright Size Life' (1975) was launched in collaboration with Pastorius and drummer Bob Moses, and his second album 'Watercolours' (1977) featured pianist Lyle Mays, bassist Eberhard Weber and drummer Danny Gottlieb

1969

In 1969, he won a Down Beat scholarship to a one-week jazz camp and met guitarist Attila Zoller

1954

Pat Metheny was born on August 12, 1954 in Lee's Summit, Missouri into a musical family

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