Pat Metheny: San Lorenzo

Track

San Lorenzo

Artist

Pat Metheny (6- and 12-string guitars)

CD

Pat Metheny Group (ECM 1114 825 593-2)

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Musicians:

Pat Metheny (6- and 12-string guitars), Lyle Mays (piano, keyboards), Mark Egan (bass), Paul Wertico (drums).

Recorded: Talent Studio, Oslo, 1978

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Rating: 89/100 (learn more)

A series of ringing chords opens the Pat Metheny Group’s self-titled 1978 debut album and introduces the world to an outfit that would become one of jazz’s most popular and enduring bands. “San Lorenzo” evinces the accomplished playing and melody-rich compositions, rooted in jazz but incorporating myriad musical elements, that continue to define the Metheny Group sound to this day.

Reviewer: Lucy Tauss

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