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About Pat Metheny
Growing up, Pat Metheny listened to musicians like Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery, and The Beatles which made him fall in love with music. On his twelfth birthday, he got himself a guitar which marked the beginning of his career as a guitarist. He’s best known as the frontman of his band known as Pat Metheny Group.
The band released their first eponymous studio album in 1978. He also helped the collective to record other successful albums including “Offramp” and “First Circle”.
Aside from his work with the band, Metheny is also known for his successful career as an independent performer. His first album titled “Bright Size Life” was published in 1976. His other popular album is titled “Watercolors”.
His ability to mix elements of contemporary and progressive jazz has made him one of the adorable musicians in the United States.
His parents, Dave and Lois, were also into music. His brother, Mike Metheny, taught him how to play the trumpet. His marriage to Latifa Metheny has produced two children namely Jeff and Nicolas.
He studied for a week at the University of Miami.
Metheny has won over 15 Grammy Awards including “Best Instrumental Composition”, “Best Jazz Instrumental Solo” and “Best Contemporary Jazz Album”.
He also won an Echo Award in 2014, and JazzFM’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” four years later. He was selected into the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Music in 2018.
He’s the first person to receive Grammy Awards in 10 different categories.
In 2012, he formed another music group named Unity Band.
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Famous quotes by Pat Metheny
My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player. By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas City in classical situations. He was already an amazing talent.Pat Metheny
The beauty of jazz is that it's malleable. People are addressing it to suit their own personalities.Pat Metheny
F.A.Q. about Pat Metheny
When is his birthday?
Pat Metheny's birthday is on August 12, 1954.
In how many days is his birthday?
Pat Metheny's birthday is in 256 days
How old is he?
He is 67 years old.
Where is Pat Metheny from?
He was born in Lee's Summit. Missouri, U.S..
Pat Metheny's Popularity
Pat Metheny is a famous American guitarist and composer, who was born on August 12, 1954. As a person born on this date, Pat Metheny is listed in our database as the 63rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 12) and the 87th most popular for the year (1954).
People born on August 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Pat Metheny is the 1671st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Pat Metheny's birthday, Pat Metheny is the 9757th most famous American.
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